Saturday, February 14, 2009

Spring Garden Activities & Shows Worth Checking Out!

This is all I have scheduled on my calendar so far but there will be more as they come up I'm sure!
These are of course in addition to all of the local upcoming children's consignment sales I have listed on my blog here!
These are just as few of my favorites that are relatively close to the house. I would suggest checking the Virginia is For Lovers Springtime Virginia schedule if your are looking for something to do. Just don't say you are bored!
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Maymont Flower & Garden Show with the Mac Events Home Show is next weekend!
More info, click here.
February 19 - 22
Thursday 2/19 1p-9p, Friday 2/20 10a-9p, Saturday 2/21 10a-9p, Sunday 2/21 11a-5p
at the Greater Richmond Convention Center
The marketplace vendors alone can be worth the trip!

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Richmond Craftsmen's Spring Classic Arts & Crafts Festival
March 13-15, 2009
at the Richmond Raceway Complex
March 13, 2009– Fri. (10am – 8pm)
March 14, 2009– Sat. (10am – 6pm)
March 15, 2009– Sun. (11am – 5pm)

Get your $1.00 off coupon here.

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Mustard Seed Consignment Sale Saturday March 14 8-3 Children's clothing & toys Cardwell Rd Crozier
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West End Church of the Nazarene
3rd Annual Spring Craft Bazaar
Saturday, March 21, 2009 from 10-3
591 West Broad St / 250 in Manakin-Sabot Goochland

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NBC12 Weather in the Garden at the Great Big Greenhouse!
At the intersection of Huguenot and Robious. 1/2 hour from Goochland Courthouse.
Saturday, March 21

************************************************************************************ West End Assembly of God - Mother's of Young Children Consignment Sale Saturday March 21 8-12 Children's clothing & toys Parham Rd Richmond
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BUSCH GARDENS Williamsburg opens MARCH 28!
This means they are open for Spring Break. The entire 2009 Operating schedule is here.
The Virginia Resident Fun Card is a great deal. Pay to get in for a day and then you can return all Spring and Summer for free! Ages 3 and up need a ticket. Save a little by buying your parking pass on-line as well.
They have a new section this year - Sesame Street Forest of Fun.

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Bizarre Bazaar Spring Show
Friday April 3 10-7
Saturday April 4 10-7
Sunday April 5 10-5
at the Richmond Raceway Complex

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Short Pump Town Center Mall
Spring Petting Farm April 4 April 5 April 11
Saturdays 11-5 Sundays 1-5
Come visit baby bunnies, lambs, goats, a pony and more...The Spring Petting Farm is located in the Main Plaza, and is held weather permitting. Admission is free


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Corinth United Methodist Church Yard Sale to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay for Life on Saturday, April 11 in Goochland Courthouse next to the Wachovia Bank.

All proceeds will benefit the 2009 Goochland Relay for Life to be held in May.

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Southern Women's Show
Friday April 17 10-8
Saturday April 18 2009 10-7
Sunday April 19 2009 11-5
at the Richmond Raceway Complex

$1.00 off coupon here.
Register to win 10 free tickets to the show here.
Coupons for free items at exhibitors here.



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The Goochland High School 2009 All Night Graduation committee will holding a yard sale on Saturday, April 18 at the Fairgrounds Building. Information for table reservations contact Sonia Yancey at Sonia.yancey@vacu.org
Information here.


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Virginia Historic Garden Week
April 18-25
America's Oldest and Largest House and Garden Tour Program
Tuckahoe Plantation is on the tour and right here in Goochland County. I've posted photos from there numerous times on my blog.






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Spring Garden Fest 2009

Spring Garden Fest !! 9am - 3pm, April 25, 2009 at J.Sargeant Reynolds Community College - Western Campus.
A gardening festival featuring classes, workshops, demonstrations, displays, and plant and garden vendors.
Click here to see the brochure with complete schedule of classes and events.
Presented by Goochland-Powhatan Master Gardeners in Cooperation with J. Seargeant Reynolds Community College and Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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May 2nd - Goochland Farmer's Market OPENS!
Runs every Saturday from May 2 - October 31 8am-12pm at Grace Church 2955 River Road West Goochland


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Goochland County Spring Festival 10-4 at County Administration Building
Saturday May 2nd For more information click here

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The Fan District Association do House & Garden tours as well. The Fan Woman's Club has a Kitchen and Garden Tour scheduled for May 3.
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Wednesday, May 6 KATE'S DAY at the Women's Correctional Center in Goochland. Plant Sale. Starts at 3pm

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Goochland County High School's Drama Dogs Club / Players present
the Wizard of Oz! May 8, May 9, & May 10

Check http://www.glnd.k12.va.us/index/news/the_wizard_of_oz/ website for more information.

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Mother's Day is Sunday May 10, 2009
The Museum District Association (MDA) 15th Annual House & Garden Tour on Mother's Day. Check their website for additional details.

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2 comments:

HarryJack's Mom said...

Awesome info, as always! The Fan and Museum districts also do garden/house tours in the spring (around Mother's Day) that are fun and beautiful. Happy Valentine's!

Colleen Wms said...

Thanks for the info. I went ahead and added it to the posting.