Fredericksburg Fall Festival


October 13, 2018 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


1410 Belvedere Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Celebrate all things fall at our 2nd Annual Fredericksburg Fall Festival! Belvedere Plantation hosts an array of fall entertainment including hay rides, pig races, mazes, and trampolines.

We will finish our evening with our very own CHS bonfire complete with s’mores!

The first 25 registrants will receive free tickets!

To RSVP, email Anna Yates with the names and numbers of adults & children who plan to attend. Open to all adoptive and pre-adoptive families and their supporters!

Download the event flyer here

CHS Fall Family Picnic 2018: Food, Family, Fun…FREE!


October 27, 2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Deep Run Park, Picnic Shelters 4 & 5

CHS families: Once again we invite you and your family to join our picnic on October 27 at Picnic Shelters 4 & 5 near the soccer fields at Deep Run Park in Henrico.

Don your costumes and gather with us from 11 am to 2 pm for fellowship and fun with lunch, a costume parade, games, face painting, corn-hole…and more seasonal activities and fun!

SHOW OFF YOUR YOUR HALLOWEEN COSTUMES!  We look forward to celebrating with the wonderful people who make all that we do worthwhile – our extended CHS family!

If you would like to attend please register online here at

Or contact Marny Hackley at 804-353-0191 ext. 180 or



RVA Fall Kid’s Club – The Great Outdoors


November 6, 2018 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


CHS Office in Richmond

We welcome adoptive and pre-adoptive children and teens ages 6-18 to join us and other adoptive youth at our Fall Kid’s Club taking place November 6, 2018 (Election Day). We will start our day getting creative with a painting project, move outdoors to explore the animals and outdoor activities at Camp Hanover and then finish our day with laser tag at G-Force!

The cost for the entire day is $20 per attendee.
To register or for more information, please email our Post Adoption Program Manager, Sara Buckheit at

Space is limited so sign up soon!

G-Force Waiver Form

Kids Club Registration Form

Second Annual Eve of the Eve Gala December 29th


December 29, 2018 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Casa del Barco 320 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219

Please join us for our second annual fantastic winter fundraising gala, Eve of the Eve, scheduled for Saturday the 29th—the evening BEFORE the evening BEFORE New Year’s Eve. This event is hosted by the Children’s Home Society of Virginia’s Junior Board members, and will benefit all of our programs for waiting children, adoptive families and at-risk youth transitioning out of foster care.

Please plan to come down to Casa del Barco December 29th from 7:00 pm-11:00 pm, and wear your Festive Cocktail attire.

Validated parking in the Troutman Sanders Building.

Tickets $85.  Includes an impressive spread of Mexican fare, desserts and open bar.