Lavender Fields Herb Farm to host its Christmas Open House event Nov. 28-29
November 28 2014 - Classes, demos, fresh herbal tastings and product sampling, a farm tour and more, 9 a.m., Free
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd., will host its Christmas Open House event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28-29. There will be classes, demos, fresh herbal tastings and product sampling, a farm tour and more. Admission is free. Rain or shine. For details, call 262-7167 or visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
Henricus Historical Park to hold Virginia’s Thanksgiving Feast and Prayer
November 29 2014 - , 10 a.m., $6 to $8
Henricus Historical Park will hold “Virginia’s Thanksgiving Feast and Prayer” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors are invited to learn about the real meaning of Thanksgiving, which was recognized by colonists at Henricus before the Pilgrims settled in Massachusetts. Period-dressed historical interpreters will portray how the English gathered, gave thanks for survival and feasted during special occasions. Admission is $6 to $8. For details, visit http://www.henricus.org
Southern Season to offer a gingerbread house decorating class for ages 7+
November 29 2014 - Each attendee will decorate a house to take home, 12 p.m., $45
Southern Season, 2250 Staples Mill Rd., will offer a gingerbread house decorating class for ages seven and up at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Each attendee will decorate a house to take home. A light snack will be served. Cost is $45. To register, visit http://www.southernseason.com/our-stores/richmond
Bring your furry friends to VCC to have their holiday photo taken with Santa
November 30 2014 - All animals must be on a leash or in a cage, 6 p.m.,
Bring your furry friends to have their holiday photo taken with Santa from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Virginia Center Commons. All animals must be on a leash or in a cage. Use the main mall entrance near Lenscrafters. For details, visit http://www.virginiacentercommons.com
Rosh Chodesh Society to present 7-session course for women titled ‘Soulmates’
November 30 2014 - The first topic is 'Two Halves, One Whole: The Cosmic Root of Love', 7:15 p.m.,
Celebrate the holidays in Colonial Va. at Wilton House Museum’s Holiday Open House
November 30 2014 - Light refreshments, crafts, games, and performances , 12 p.m., Free
Celebrate the holidays in Colonial Virginia at the Wilton House Museum’s Holiday Open House from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy light refreshments, crafts, games, and performances by Barefoot Puppet Theatre and the Concert Ballet of Virginia. Tours of Wilton, elegantly set for Twelfth Night, will be available as well. Admission is free. For details, call 282-5936 or visit http://www.wiltonhousemuseum.org
Make a greeting card holder wreath out of clothespins at Tuckahoe Library
December 01 2014 - Registration is required, 6:30 p.m.,
Make a greeting card holder wreath out of clothespins at 6:30 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr. Sponsored by the Friends of Tuckahoe Library. Registration is required. For details, call 290-9130 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Eastern Henrico Rec Center to host Craft Like Crazy on first Monday of each month
December 01 2014 - In December, participants will have the opportunity to mold fun fabric creations, 6 p.m., Free
Ages 8-17 are invited to Craft Like Crazy on the first Monday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. In December, participants will have the opportunity to mold fun fabric creations. Admission is free. For details, call 225-2056 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
University of Richmond Chamber Ensemble to perform
December 01 2014 - An evening of music performances by student instrumentalists, vocalists and pianists, 7:30 p.m., Free
The University of Richmond Chamber Ensemble will present an evening of music performances by student instrumentalists, vocalists and pianists at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. The ensembles are coached by Department of Music faculty members and ensemble-in-residence eighth blackbird. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
TNT Transportation Services, Inc. to launch ‘Tour de Lights RVA’ at The Faison Residence
December 01 2014 - , 6 p.m.,
TNT Transportation Services, Inc. will hold an official ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Dec. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at The Faison Residence, 5233 Markel Road, Henrico, to celebrate the launch of its “Tour de Lights RVA” family centered Christmas tours.
The evening will begin with a reception, followed by a tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. The program will be hosted by radio personality Kat Simons. A parade of vans will begin loading at 6:15 p.m. for a 90-minute Christmas light tour. Inaugural participants will include families affected by autism, down’s syndrome, Alzheimer's and ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) as well as wounded warriors, service veterans and those awaiting deployment.
Corporate sponsors have donated these inaugural tours in TNT’s Happiness for Holiday program. Sponsors include: Basic Auto Sales, Lindsay Auto Body and Painting, Essex Bank, Pearson Kia of Richmond, the Richmond Raiders, Cartridge World of Glen Allen, Big Al’s Sports Bar and Grill, Minuteman Press of Glen Allen, Richmond Ford Lincoln, TNT Rental, TNT Limousine and TNT Transportation Service Inc.
TNT Transportation Services Inc. will offer family-oriented holiday light tours through out the holiday season. Participants in each 90-minute tour will receive a Christmas caroling book, a candy bag assembled by children with disabilities and a visual Christmas scavenger hunt.
For details, visit http://www.tntvans.com
Held at The Crossings Golf Club, the tournament will benefit placement of children from Virginia's foster care system into permanent families through Coordinators2. > Read more.
On Saturday, Nov. 15, the Willow Lawn location will kick off the month-long program by hosting a "Make & Take" craft event for kids. Children ages six and older will be able to make a craft and take it home with them. Representatives from the Marines will be in-store to teach customers about the Toys for Tots program. A.C. Moore team members will be on site to help with the crafts. > Read more.
In fact, local husband-and-wife restaurateurs Valeria Bisenti and Doug Muir brought a taste of Charlottesville (and Italy) to Short Pump when they took a chance and opened Bella’s second location in the same shopping strip as Wal-Mart and Peter Chang China Cafe. (Bella’s original location is on Main Street in downtown Charlottesville.)
For a local Italian restaurant, Bella’s is as “Mom and Pop” as its gets. Valeria is Mom, and Doug is Pop. Since its opening about six months ago, diners have been eating rich comfort foods and drinking Italian wines. > Read more.
Artist Chuck Larivey has spent the past three years "sizing up" – creating large-scale oil paintings that are designed to engage their viewers in a monumental way by using size to captivate them and make them a part of the artistic experience.
The exhibit is appropriate for all ages and is free and open to the public at the center, located at 2880 Mountain Road in Glen Allen. > Read more.
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