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Mardi Gras RVA – Dogtown Dance Theatre

Mardi Gras RVA is a great way for families to spend Valentine’s Day. This Saturday, Feb 14, will be our 4th annual family-friendly fundraiser for Dogtown Dance Theatre, located in historic Manchester on the south side of downtown Richmond. Mardi Gras is an international, very culturally rich tradition of celebrating joy and life – far […]

Brotherly/Sisterly Love

Awkward Sibling Hug

“Here you go”, she said. Without any fanfare, my tween daughter Dahlia handed her teen brother Yousef a Valentine’s card; nothing too sentimental, of course. It had a comic book superhero theme. She hadn’t bothered to sign it. He took the card and looked perplexed. He obviously wasn’t used to this kind of gesture from […]

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

It’s a love-themed playdate! Dance to “Love Sombody”, play instruments to “I Love My Family” and enjoy many more love-themed activities! Enjoy Kindermusik together with kids under 7 years old. Advance registration is required.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Jeopardy

Middle and high schoolers can celebrate Anti-Valentine’s Day with a lively game of Jeopardy. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments served.

The Love Tour at Maymont

When Queen Victoria married her handsome prince charming in 1840, they set the romantic tone for the 19th century. Visit Maymont Mansion on Valentine’s Day weekend as elegantly costumed ladies and gentlemen relate details of this royal love story and the courting customs of the era. Discover the Victorian language of love as depicted in […]

You Can’t Go Wrong With This Valentine’s Day Gift


Nothing is romantic about an aching back, sore muscles or stress. This year give your Valentine a really special treat with a gift that’s good for both the mind and body. According to a Swedish study in 2010, one 80-minute hand-and-foot massage significantly lowered men’s heart rates, cortisol levels and insulin levels-all of which help […]

Valentine Bird Feeders

Make simple bird feeders to give your Valentine and the birds in their backyard. Meet at the playground parking area. The program is free, but parking fees apply. Program will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.

Why I Love Valentine’s Day Cards

Store Bought Valentine Card

I know classroom celebrations of Valentine’s Day are annoying. Buying 25 cards. Getting our kids to sign every single one. Seeing other parents go way overboard or judging a family for not hand-making every cards to go with a fancy gift basket of organic bamboo. I read the articles and hear the parents mocking them, but when […]

Valentine’s Day Paired Tastings at New Kent Winery

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are presenting special, paired wine tastings. In place of our usual wine tastings, we are romantically pairing four of our fine wines with three specially chosen gourmet cheeses and a chocolate. During this event, we are offering our wine tastings at $12/person, or $14/person for groups of 8 or […]