Pour that eggnog, and cut the ham. We’ve got your holiday guide
Overwhelmed and overflowing with awesome ideas from our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide? This time we present a few stocking stuffers we found around our town–many made by RVA elves.
RVANews picture of the day.
Need a short and sweet DIY project this holiday season? Make a wreath! It’s inexpensive, easy, and sends a message to your friends and neighbors that you’re legit.
Back in 1974, a kid fell in love with decorating his house with Christmas lights. That love has turned two Henrico homes into the epicenter of tacky lights, and earned him recognition on TLC.
Ten Nutcrackers ago, Richmond Ballet re-imagined their classic Christmas production from the ground up. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into such a grand undertaking, as well as rare shots of the Kingdom of Sweets from a dancer’s perspective.
RVANews picture of the day.
This holiday gift guide is something different: it’s a celebration of the amazing and unique attributes of RVA, available only here, from our own resources, creators, and artisans.
In 2009, the TLC show Cake Boss propelled fourth-generation baker Buddy Valastro into the limelight of reality TV. He’s now touring with his own show for the Holidays, and it’s coming to RVA next week.
(…that also have little-to-no chance of driving said preschooler’s parents insane.)
The past saturday, floats, cheerleaders, and stormtroopers(?) paraded down Broad Street in the 29th annual Richmond Christmas Parade.
What takes up over two miles of Broad Street, causes a ruckus with marching bands and baton-twirlers, mixes a giant Rudolph and a huge fruit cake, closes a lot of street, is MC’d by The Grinch, and yet still attracts over 100,000 spectators a year?
Santa will herald the holidays tonight by lighting up Downtown Richmond. Not only will there be some great visuals, but musical entertainment, and a few interesting (and free!) things to do.
An annual holiday crafting event draws hundreds of people to a quaint Ashland farm and benefits a one-of-a-kind area nonprofit that assists local homeless women and children.
East meets west at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for 2012′s Dominion GardenFest of Lights.
Guys. This is not to be missed.
Arneida M. Smith celebrating her 91st birthday with a kiss from Sergeant Santa, 12/23/82. Photo by Rich Crawford courtesy Valentine Richmond History Center
This is the only list you should be checking twice this holiday season–maybe three or four times, because there’s just so MUCH to do!
It’s time to start thinking about getting a Christmas tree, people! Before you dust off that old artificial monstrosity you have in the basement, think about supporting one of the area’s local farms and lots. We’ve put together a list to help you find the perfect tree for the holidays.