March 1st will now be a school holiday for City of Richmond and Henrico County students.
Where to go to score unique and creative local gifts for those you’ve yet to mark off your holiday shopping list.
Special menus have been prepared for the holiday celebrations.
HCPS Central Office employees opted to donate to the holiday program rather than participate in an annual office gift exchange.
Find something unique for the craft beer lover on your holiday shopping list and try Ardent’s new Rum Barrel Dark Rye.
A great way to wrap up your holiday shopping and buy local, handcrafted goods.
MacArthur’s own holiday celebration is on December 12th this year.
The contest, known as ‘Father Christmas,’ is an initiative of First Things First of Greater Richmond.
The seven-course fish and seafood dinner is $129 (all-inclusive) and features two seatings.
It’s the most wonderful, and event-filled, time of the year. Here are some fun things to do around Henrico County this holiday season.
Needy children selected by area schools and the Henrico Fraternal Order of Police will enjoy breakfast together, then head out for some holiday shopping.
The annual walk paying homage to the horned, devil-like creature is back and bigger than ever before.
Local vendors will be on hand for your holiday shopping (and sipping) pleasure.
Tweed is located at 4035 Lauderdale Drive in the Shoppes at Westgate in Short Pump.
Byrd Theatre manager Todd Schall-Vess and Richmond Police Captain Emmett Williams disagree on why the Carytown tradition was shut down.
Byrd Theatre manager plans to bring the traditional celebration back to where it all started to ring in 2015.
The five course wine dinner kicks off at 7:00 PM and is all-inclusive.
The Nashville recording artist will perform at the Acca Temple on Bellevue Avenue December 31st at 8:00 PM.
Take the time to lock your car and check your surroundings as you make your lists and check them twice.
Photographer Daryl Watkins gives fans a bird’s eye view of the 170,000-light holiday display.
Get all of your holiday shopping done in one night this year.
Over 50 local artisans and craftsmen will descend on Carytown, offering their wares up just in time for holiday shopping.
I’m sorry, but, any snobbery I have melts away under the electric holiday lights that herald the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.
RVA Krampusnacht, an event celebrating the mythical sidekick to St. Nicholas, returns to terrorize Carytown for a second year.
The event, hosted at Gayton Baptist Church, draws close to 2,000 attendees annually.
Give a local print better yet buy two and keep one for yourself.
The holiday-themed market will feature 50 local artisans and craftsmen November 28th through Christmas Eve.
A few of 2013’s best pictures taken by some of RVA’s awesome photographers.
RVA lights up (literally and figuratively) this time of year.
My case for giving food as gifts is simple: food is something pretty much everyone enjoys, and you never stop needing it (best case scenario.)
They may make it look easy, but the life of a dancer is anything but. Richmond Ballet company member Elena Bello has a special place in her heart for the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, and she shares her experience with us in her own words and pictures.
Answers to our most frequently-asked-questions about celebrating the season sans the Big Man in Red.
Photos from the 2013 Richmond Christmas Parade.
Over 100,000 people will crowd around Broad Street for the 30th annual parade.
Why give your hard-earned dollars to some dude who lives in Brooklyn? Keep it local with these awesome RVA gift ideas.
You might need sunglasses at night because RVA’s skyline is getting WAY brighter this Friday.
Some great holiday gifts crafted by fine artists shipping their goods from right here in the ol’ RVA.
What started as a simple gathering of friends is now a humongous holiday tradition in RVA.
This weekend holds all of the ingredients for creating the very best RVA holiday weekend.
Kids (all kids) like things that are awesome, and they need things that help them use their brains. Here are 12 gift ideas that are sure to leave pretty much any kid stoked. (But first, I rant a little.)
December brings us the most varied local projects to crowdfund yet. Do you like goats? How about “eating sandwiches”? Give someone the gift of helping their project come into the world.
The local seasonal brew is so popular nationwide, people from California have flown in to buy it when it goes on sale.
A few local places where you can snag the best Christmas tree EVER.
Attention to detail and a respect for heritage makes every Sausage Craft product a joy to eat. Their sage sausage is wonderful in this Thanksgiving sweet potato croquette recipe.
This year, the stars have aligned to create an epic holiday mash-up that only happens once in a lifetime: Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah TOGETHER on one crazy, poultry-and-carb-laden thrill ride.
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.
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.
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.
(…that also have little-to-no chance of driving said preschooler’s parents insane.)