Halloween Hoopla Children’s Museum of Richmond

The Children’s Museum and Dominion Power present Halloween Hoopla 4pm-8pm on Thursday, October 31st at CMOR Central.  Adults and children can come dressed in their Halloween best for an evening full of family fun at the Children’s Museum of Richmond – Central! Enjoy trick-or-treating in our Spooky Village, play fun games like pin the nose on […]


Howl-o-Scream 6pm-10pm at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. At 6pm, there are serious scares when Busch Gardens becomes a more menacing place.

Cobblestones Park: A Real Richmond Review

You can really get some speed on this baby.

We’ve driven past Cobblestones Park hundreds of times over the years and meant to check it out but for some reason, we never got the chance until today. An impromptu family day off and desire to stick close to home in Glen Allen made this the perfect venue; finding $2/off coupons in ValPak ($2/off coupons […]

Fall Line Fest is Coming to Richmond: Arts, Food, and Family Fun

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Richmond is known for festivals – and now a new one is joining the line-up! Fall Line Fest will be a multi-day music, art, and food festival in downtown Richmond. It will feature high profile, diverse national and local artists playing multiple venues within Richmond’s downtown Arts District. Richmonders and visitors will enjoy dozens of […]

Jumpology = Funology: Real Richmond Review


**Editor’s Note: Jumpology isn’t an advertiser. We just wanted you to know about ‘em in this Real Richmond Review! Trampolines wall to wall ? Grown-ups get to do it too? They have designated a special time slot for our special needs children? I AM IN! Well unless you’re living under a rock, surely you’ve heard […]

Kids Expo Returns to Richmond 2/23/13

Richmond kids expo

Once again this year, Richmond families will be enjoy the fantastic Richmond Kids’ Expo!  The 10th Annual Richmond Kids’ Expo is the largest yearly event held in Central Virginia. It is especially designed to provide parents with a fun trade show atmosphere, while their kids enjoy an awesome day of fun and entertainment at the Richmond Raceway […]

Win 4-Pack of Tickets to Madeline’s Christmas: Enter Contest Here by November 23

Madelines Christmas

Madeline’s Christmas is coming soon! You can enjoy this holiday adventure at Virginia Repertory Theatre from November 30 – December 30, 2012 at Willow Lawn. It’s all part of the Children’s Theatre of Virginia Season of shows and fun. This is surely a  holiday treat for the whole family. In this festive holiday musical, Miss Clavel and […]

Don’t wait to go to a Richmond Kickers game!


A few weeks ago, our family ventured out with the kids to do something “very Richmond.”  We went to a Richmond Kickers soccer game!  We had been meaning to go for a while.  Our daughter has been participating in their classes through her daycare since she was 3 years old and has loved every moment. […]

Back In Time at Henricus Park: A Real Richmond Review

Henricus Historical Park 2

When driving along 95 South and coming up Route 1 in Chester do you get the sense that you are just a few miles from an English settlement?   I’m guessing not, but you guessed wrong. On May 7th, the groundbreaking for the reproduction of the 17th century 1611 church was an amazing lesson in […]

Ditch the Wii this summer & play with VA Outside

VA Outside camps

Ever wish your kids would get off the DS, Playstation and Wii and just get outside?! VA Outside gets it and wants to help Richmond parents this summer. This sister company of VA Fishing Adventures(Read the story about my son’s awesome fishing camp adventure here.) has branched out and has a goal of getting kids […]