Children ages 5+ invited to ring in the New Year at Twin Hickory Library
December 31 2013 - Enjoy fun activities and countdown to the New Year at noon, 11 a.m.,
Children ages five and older are invited to ring in the New Year at 11 a.m. at Twin Hickory Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Rd. Enjoy fun activities and countdown to the New Year at noon. For details, call 290-9200 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Ring in 2014 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa in Short Pump
December 31 2013 - Live music featuring The Fredds, a DJ, heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts and more, ,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to host New Year’s Eve Family Frolic
December 31 2013 - Live concert by the Ululating Mummies, 2 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s New Year’s Eve Family Frolic will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, located at 1800 Lakeside Ave. There will be a live concert by the Ululating Mummies and families can make their own New Year’s party hats and have photos taken with the Garden Keeper and the Butterfly Fairy. Event is included with garden admission. GardenFest of Lights will continue from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. For details, call 262-9887 or visit http://www.lewisginter.org
Latin Ballet of Va. to present ‘The Legend of The Poinsettia’ Jan. 9-12
January 09 2014 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Times vary, $15 to $20
The Latin Ballet of Virginia will present its 14th anniversary performance of “The Legend of The Poinsettia” at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9-10, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and at 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The story is based on the Mexican legend about a pure-hearted young girl who discovers the true spirit of giving. Learn about the traditions of the season in the countries of Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Spain and Puerto Rico. Tickets are $15 to $20. For details, call 356-3876 or visit http://www.latinballet.com
In Varina, one of the most anticipated events of the season is approaching. The 19th Annual Big Toy Parade will return on Dec 14, offering a “homey,” small-town feel that helps elicit holiday spirit among participants and spectators alike.
The parade, which begins at 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Battlefield Ruritans and Henrico County Parks and Recreation and is held in conjunction with the James River Boat Parade. It is led by a grand marshal along Old Osborne Turnpike and ends at the Osborne Boat Landing, where hundreds of community members gather to await nightfall and the arrival of lighted boats, concluding a festive holiday celebration. > Read more.
It’s the final weekend before Christmas – but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare! Relax with half-a-million twinkling lights, enjoy Theatre IV on Tour’s production of “A Christmas Carol” or experience the 11th annual “Miracle of Christmas – Live at the Metro Richmond Zoo.” Another way to relax before the Big Day is with a good book. You can find a vast array of books, covering many genres, and meet authors at the Celebrate with a Book event on Saturday. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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