Museum Stores of Richmond

2009 Holiday Shoppers Fair

Valentine Richmond History Center

Friday, November 6 & Saturday, November 7
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This year's location: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (Visitors Center & Education and Library Complex.)


Holiday Shoppers Fair is free and open to the public; Garden admission is required for those who wish to enter the Garden.

The Valentine Gift Shop offers a variety of merchandise from book to reproduction old-fashioned toys. The Valentine Gift Shop will be offering Richmond Collection plates, mugs, glasses, and tea towels. Many of Richmond's historic buildings are depicted in a black and white drawing around the rim of the items.

The Valentine Richmond History Center also presents several author signings.

Author Eliza Askin will be signing her 2010 Richmond Calendar at the members-only preview night on Thursday, November 5 from 5 - 7 p.m.

Authors Brooks Smith and Wayne Dementi will be signing their book "Songlines of Richmond," which features a series of essays about the performing arts in Richmond. Signings are at the members-only preview night on Thursday, November 5th from 5:30-8:30pm and on November 6th from 11am-2pm.

Author Donna Deekens will be signing her book "Christmas at Miller & Rhoads: Memoirs of a Snow Queen" on Saturday, November 7 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. She will be dressed as the Miller & Rhoads Snow Queen!