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Museum Stores of Richmond Holiday Shoppers Fair at the Library of Virginia

Friday, Nov. 7; 9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., & Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014; 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Details:

Location: The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23219 
Free admission to the Holiday Shoppers Fair

The Museum Stores of Richmond Holiday Shoppers’ Fair is a unique event that offers the Richmond region more than a dozen of the best local museum stores under one roof. This year’s event is the 20th anniversary of the annual fair held each November and will be hosted at the Library of Virginia. 

To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the fair will include a birthday party on Friday evening with 20 percent off all merchandise, an engaging story time for children on Saturday morning, and Virginia author meet-and-greets throughout the weekend.

Shopping the booths gives visitors a feel for each museum and historical site while they find educational, engaging, and local gifts for loved ones. All proceeds from the event support and expand the missions of the participating organizations. 

Free and secure parking is available on a first come basis below the Library, with elevator access to the event. Additional parking options can be found here http://www.lva.virginia.gov/about/alternateparking.pdf. Groups are welcome, with bus parking available nearby. For details on group visits, please contact Jennifer Blessman at 804.692.3561.

PARTICIPATING SITES 

Agecroft Hall

Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives

Chesterfield Historical Society

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Library of Virginia

Poe Museum

Preservation Virginia (John Marshall House & Scotchtown)

Richmond Railroad Museum

Science Museum of Virginia

Valentine Richmond History Center

Virginia Historical Society

Virginia Holocaust Museum 

Virginia State Capitol

Virginia War Memorial

SHOPPERS’ FAIR SCHEDULE

Friday, November 7, 2014

9:30 AM–5:00 PM: Fair open to the general public

5:00–8:30 PM: Birthday party reception with cake and refreshments—including Virginia wine! All booths will offer a 20 percent discount to party attendees.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

9:30 AM–5:00 PM: Fair open to the general public