Get Up Close and Personal with Venomous Snakes at Maymont!


Venomous Snakes Are Coming to Maymont! Many snakes are killed each year by people who are afraid of them or mistake them for being poisonous; but of 35 different species of snakes in Virginia, only 3 are venomous (and one of them is a state endangered species!).  So which ones are harmless and of which […]

“Planting, Pruning and Design,”

Maymont Offers “Planting, Pruning and Design,” a new program for the advanced gardener. Saturday, October 19 9am-3pm, Maymont Grounds and Gardens Enjoy a full day of great gardening projects during this specialized workshop with Maymont Director of Horticulture, Peggy Singlemann. Gather design ideas as you tour the Westover neighborhood and Maymont gardens; practice pruning techniques […]

This Week: June 17 – 23, 2013


Please visit websites or call to confirm dates and times of events – they may change after posting here. Yay! It’s finally summer and school is out! Enjoy our great list of fun events this week. Have an event to add to our calendar? Email us at! Don’t forget to check your Savvy Saver card […]

2013 Richmond Summer Fun – A Complete List of What to Do With Your Kids This Summer in RVA


Nowhere else will you find a more detailed and unique listing of family-friendly summer activities!  Some are good ol’ Richmond stand-bys that are not to be missed, and many others are brand new and offer chances for you and your kids to have some new experiences this summer.  You may actually get those kids to […]

This Week: March 25 – 31, 2013


Have an event to add to our calendar? Email us at! Be sure to register to win family 5-pack of tickets to the Raise the Roof interactive exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia. And don’t miss our list of Richmond runs, walks, and more – 5k, 1k, and more. We also have a listing of Spring Break camps and events […]

Maymont Hops Into Spring with Dominion Family Easter


Saturday, March 30, 2013, 10am-3pm Maymont’s Annual Easter Event is a favorite tradition for hundreds of Richmond families, and it is Maymont’s largest on-site fundraiser. Guests of every age, ethnicity and income come together to celebrate the holiday, enjoy the beautiful signs of spring and participate in special activities. This is fun for Richmond moms, […]

Celebrate Centennial of Maymont’s Japanese Garden: September 21


Celebrate the centennial of Maymont’s Japanese Garden at a memorable evening event. This grand public celebration will feature: Ikebana arrangements created by Ikebana of Richmond, Inc. Japanese doll collection on loan from Junko Liesfeld Japanese fish kites, kimonos, paintings of the Japanese Garden by Jeromyah Jones Japanese tea set, bonsai from Jim Ford’s collection Soothing […]

The Week Ahead: August 20-26

Enjoy some beautiful time on the James River this week!

This week promises to be great with fantastic weather and lots of fun events for kids and families. Let us know of others we need to add to our calendar. Real Cute Kids voting begins August 20 and runs through August 30 on Special Olympics Virginia is seeking participants for a FREE Young Atheletes […]

Summer Never Ends: August 13-19


Seriously? Could there be more to do! Richmond is buzzing with activities this week and more to come. Check out the upcoming events too. Have a great week! Be sure and register no later than August 12 (deadline extended due to high demand!) for the Real Cute Kids Contest right here on Photos must […]

Moms Rock All Week: April 9-15

Moms Rock all week long!

Lots of kids recently enjoyed their winter/spring break from school. But there are still hundreds of kids anticipating a fun spring break the week of April 8 when schools close for a week of family fun. We’ve compiled a list of family-friendly events to help you with planning your upcoming spring break. If you’re planning […]