Spring is an exciting time in this area! Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Richmond Homearama-Mom’s Day Out Weekend

When

Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14, 2017 

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Where

NewMarket  Estates 

Sultree Drive, Midlothian, VA 

Description

"We have some extra love for mothers this weekend at Richmond Homearama! All mothers receive $2.00 off from Cafe Caturra. Additionally, food trucks and RVA craft beer will be available, and enjoy live music with The Usual Suspects on Saturday and the Pat Russell Band on Sunday!"

*Photo courtesy of Richmond Homearama

2. Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style

When

Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14, 2017 

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Where

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

200 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA 

Description

"The energetic sights and sounds of the fashion runway come to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts this spring with Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style. Drawn from the archives of the Fondation Pierre Bergé—Yves Saint Laurent and other private collections, this breathtaking exhibition offers an intimate and comprehensive look at the lifetime achievement of Yves Saint Laurent, one of history’s most radical and influential fashion designers."

*Photo courtesy of VMFA

3. Butterflies LIVE!

When

Saturday, May 13 & Sunday, May 14, 2017 

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Where

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue Richmond, VA

Description

"Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and lifecycles."lifecycles."

4. VCU Health Cap2Cap Bike Event

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017 

7:30 AM to 4:30 PM 

Where

Charles City Courthouse

10760 Courthouse Road. Charles City, VA 

Description

Ride for an "organization, with a mission to enhance, promote, and advocate for the continued development of the Virginia Capital Trail, a 52-mile dedicated multi-use trail connecting Richmond and Williamsburg along the historic and beautiful Route 5 corridor."

5. South of the James Farmers Market

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017 

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM 

Where

Forest Hill Park

New Kent Ave & 42nd Street. Richmond, VA 

Description

"An open-air producer-only market where farmers and artisans sell locally-grown and hand-made items."