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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.
Help us spread the word by inviting your friends and sharing the Cupcake Wars facebook event on your timeline!

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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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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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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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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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Halloween History on Hanover- October 28th

Posted by Grayson Moore on Tue, Oct 24, 2017 @ 09:41 AM

Halloween ushers in a lot of candy and decorations each year, but do you know its spooky origins? Come learn all about it atHalloween History of Hanover! This historical walking tour will teach you about how the celebration of Halloween evolved after the colonial era and how mid-1800s immigrants influenced the way that Richmonders celebrate Halloween today. The tour is presented by The Valentine as part of the Richmond beth-teutschmann-154958.jpgHistory Tours Program and meets at the intersection of Hanover Avenue and Strawberry Street. Reservations are required and the tour is $15 per person or $5 per person for Valentine members. On-street parking is available. This tour meets on Saturday, October 28th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased here  https://thevalentine.org/store/?SelectEvent.aspx?cargs=E1000051;10/28/2017;10/29/2017;0

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Wild Art at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond September 21st – October 1st

Posted by Grayson Moore on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to explore 50 acres of beautiful landscape where artists join together to change how we experience the world. Wild Art: A Journey Off Canvas is a “collaborative community art experience” that incorporates large exhibits composed of materials found in nature. Art “installations” are spread throughout the garden in order to foster a sense of discovery. The blend of nature and art will ben-moore-8884-1.jpgchange how you interact with the world. Be sure to check out the pop-up and ephemeral art created by volunteers, staff and guest artists. Visit a Wild Art Creation Station to create your own art and get in touch with your “wild side”. The exhibit runs until October 1st from 9AM to 5PM. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is located at 1800 Lakeside Avenue Richmond, VA 23228. Prices are as follows: Adults $13, Seniors( 55+) $11, Children (ages 3-12) $8, Children under age 3 and Garden members recieve free admission. 

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Coaster Campout at Kings Dominion - Friday, August 18th

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Mon, Jul 31, 2017 @ 02:44 PM

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If you’ve ever wanted to camp out at Kings Dominion, here’s your chance.

At Coaster Campout on Friday, Aug. 18 to Saturday, Aug. 19, you can camp overnight in the park and get extra ride times on Friday night and Saturday morning.

Camp sites are located along Dominator walkway (adjacent to the coaster).

Tickets to Coaster Campout are $250 and include admission for four people to the theme park. Some meals and snacks are also included. There are only 40 campsites available.

This is the third year for Coaster Campout. The proceeds from the campsites sold will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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Richmond Jazz Festival - August 10th - 13th

Posted by Lynnette Tully on Thu, Jul 27, 2017 @ 01:00 PM

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Check out the eighth annual Richmond Jazz Festival August 10 – 13th, the premier musical event on the east coast. The Richmond Jazz Festival, in Maymont, is more than a concert. It’s an interactive and sensory driven journey into music and culture, featuring some of the most talented and iconic artists of the time. Thousands of fans converge in Richmond each year for this one-of-a-kind experience. You’ll enjoy the very best in cuisine, while the artists wow you, performance after performance. The Richmond Jazz Festival is a world-class musical destination.

Early Bird Rate: $30 for Friday; $75 for Saturday or Sunday; $140 for Saturday & Sunday (Ends July 6).

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