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Cupcake Wars for CHKD and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Fri, Jan 05, 2018 @ 09:18 AM

Mark your calendars – our Annual Cupcake Wars fundraiser will be held on Friday, February 9th from 11am – 2pm (or until we run out of cupcakes) in ALL THREE Liz Moore offices! Get creative and donate your prize winning treats, or stop by and pick up some baked goods for your sweet tooth. All proceeds will go to CHKD and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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For more information on how you can contribute to this event, email Lynnette at lynnettetully@lizmoore.com.
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Pictures with Santa at Yankee Candle Factory- Saturday, December 16th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Dec 14, 2017 @ 09:59 AM

Do your kids still need a picture with Santa or do they still need to let him know what they want for Christmas? You’re in luck! Stop by the Yankee Candle Factory on Saturday, December 16th between 9:00 AM and 8:30 PM or during select hours during the holiday season (see link to calendar below). Santa will be there ready to greet your children, listen to gift requests and take pictures. The store will have a mike-arney-174173.jpgprofessional photographer available at select times during the holiday season. A calendar with the photographer’s hours and Santa visitation times can be found here 

 

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Holiday Candlelight Tour of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest- December 2017

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Dec 07, 2017 @ 12:07 PM

Get into the holiday spirit with a candlelit tour of Thomas Jefferson’s villa getaway decorated for the season. Take a look at what an evening might have been like for Jefferson and his family and hear anecdotes collected from his letters and diaries as you tour the octagonal house. Tours are offered Thursdays, December 7th and 14th at 5:30 PM, as well as Fridays and Saturdays, December 8th and 9th and 15th and 16th at 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM. Admission is $20 per person and tickets can be purchased here or by calling the Museum Shop at (434)-534-pascal-muller-151589.jpg8120. Please note that there is plaster repair work going on inside of Jefferson’s home so the site will reflect these renovations. The address to the entrance of the Poplar Forest is 1542 Bateman Bridge Road, Forest, Virginia 24551. Also please note to use Route 811 to access the forest as Bateman Bridge Road is closed through February of 2018.

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25th Annual Celebration of Lights- Now through January 1st 2018

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

Newport News’ premier annual drive through holiday light event opened to the public on November 23rd and runs through January 1st, 2018. Newport News Park is transformed into a bustling holiday scene with over one million lights that form beautiful displays and animated scenes. The two mile drive along the main road of Newport News Park is illuminated with over 300 individual display pieces, 43 arches and three miles of rope lighting. For its 25th anniversary this year, two giant 25’ x 16’ screens will be added to the end of the display and will show animated holiday scenes. The Forest of Lights display area will also feature upgraded LED lights clem-onojeghuo-172144.jpgthat will allow for more complex colors in the trees. The Celebration of Lights is open nightly from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM and admission is $12 per car or $60 per bus (cash, credit cards Visa/MC and checks made payable to the City of Newport News are accepted). Advance/gift tickets can be purchased at the Newport News visitor center. Newport News Park is located at the intersection of Ft. Eustis Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue in Newport News, Virginia.

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Holiday Happenings this Weekend in Williamsburg, Richmond, and on the Peninsula

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

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It's a big weekend for holiday cheer with events happening from the Peninsula to Richmond! 

Friday, December 1st
Grand Illumination in Richmond - 5:55 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Join the crowd to count down the seconds to turn on the downtown office buildings lights and the James Center’s Great Tree and reindeer.

Saturday, December 2nd
Holly Dazzle in City Center, Newport News - 4 to 8 p.m.
Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities and entertainment leading up to the spectacular “Fountains of Light Show” at 7:45 p.m. with fireworks and special effects  and the lighting of the 45 foot tree on the Fountain Plaza.  

Sunday, December 3rd
Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination - 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy musical performances from multiple stages and delight in the fireworks displays fired from the Capitol, the Magazine and the Palace.

Holiday celebrations...just another reason why we love where we live!

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Mary Poppins at the Virginia Repertory Theatre- through December 31st 2017

Posted by Grayson Moore on Mon, Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:34 AM

Be sure to visit the Virginia Repertory Theatre for Mary Poppins, a show that the whole family will love! Based on the Disney film and books by P.L. Travers, this award-winning musical follows Mary Poppins on her adventure through London. This performance features original music and lyrics by Richard and Robert Sherman,peter-lewicki-411606.jpg and new songs and additional music by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.  The show runs from November 17th to December 31st 2017, and single tickets range from $36 to $65. The performance is approximately two hours and forty minutes with intermission. Purchase tickets here

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19th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade- November 18th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 @ 04:14 PM

Are you looking to get into the holiday spirit? Come on out to the 19th Annual Coliseum Central Holiday Parade in Hampton! See marching bands, floats, helium balloons and much more. Also, don't forget to look for Santa sebastian-spindler-69272.jpgClaus! The parade will be held from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at 4410 E. Claiborne Square Hampton, VA 23666 on Saturday, November 18th. The event is free.

 

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Carytown Food Tour- Sunday November 12th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Nov 09, 2017 @ 02:36 PM

Explore the unique and vibrant Carytown neighborhood of Richmond and enjoy a sampling of the delicious food at nearby restaurants. The tour will let you sample food and snacks from five to six different Carytown restaurants, cafes and shops including world-famous tacos, delicious French cuisine, handmade cupcakes and so much more. You will also learn about the history of Carytown and the greater Richmond area, as well as edward-guk-357344.jpgstories about how these merchants got their start years ago. The tour is operated by River City Food Tours and the walking distance is approximately one mile. Tickets are $55 and the meetup location will be included in the confirmation. The tour begins at 2PM on Sunday, November 12th and lasts three hours.  Don’t forget to bring water and comfortable shoes! Visit the Carytown Food Tours website to purchase tickets. 

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Williamsburg Winery Run Club- Now through November 30th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Mon, Nov 06, 2017 @ 11:53 AM

Do you enjoy running? Do you also like wine?  Every Thursday evening join runners from the Williamsburg Winery team on a 5K run/jog/walk through the vineyards at Wessex Hundred. Afterwards treat yourself to food and drink specials at the Winery. The run route is paved and open to all fitness levels, and there is no fee to participate in the run. If you complete five runs you will receive a free Williamsburg Winery Running Club T-karsten-wurth-inf1783-98124.jpgShirt. The runs take place every Thursday through November (weather permitting). Registration begins at 5:30PM, the run begins at 6PM and the food and drink specials are available from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Williamsburg Winery is located at 5800 Wessex Hundred, Williamsburg, VA 23185

 

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Ashland Train Day- November 4th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Nov 02, 2017 @ 02:15 PM

Bring the entire family out for Ashland Train Day! Enjoy music, games, food, model trains and children’s train rides. Also be sure to visit with the two Train Day mascots, Cinder and Tender Bear. Parking is limited, and satellite parking is located in the Ashland-Junction (Roses) Shopping Center and at St. Anne’s Church on Snead darren-bockman-58266.jpgStreet. Don’t forget you engineer hat! Admission is free and the event will be held from 10 AM to 5PM on Saturday November 4th at The Ashland Train Station located at 112 N. Railroad Avenue Ashland, VA 23005.

 

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