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Richmond’s Education Event for Area Families is Back!

Join RFM Sunday, November 7, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the beautiful Dewey Gottwald Center at the Science Museum of Virginia for this free event to visit with and gather information from area private schools, tutors, educational resources, college financial aid representatives, and the team from Virginia529.

Activities for Kids and Families at the Expo
Kids will have fun at the Tech Corner with RoboKai

The kids will have a great time learning fun new skills at the Tech Corner with RoboKai, the Cooking Corner with Victoria’s Kitchen, the Music Corner with Greater Richmond School of Music, the Art Corner with Children’s Museum of Richmond, and the STEM Corner with Science Museum of Virginia!

And as a bonus, all Expo visitors will receive passes to come back and visit the Science Museum of Virginia!

Plus, when you arrive, you’ll be entered to win a stay at the Gaylord National Resort and this year’s fun holiday package for families – see below for all the details!

Bring gently used coats of all sizes to donate to Puritan Cleaners’ Coats For Kids. Children’s sizes are especially appreciated.

Parking is directly in front of the Dewey Gottwald Center entrance, which is at the corner of Leigh Street and DMV Drive. The entrance is on DMV Drive. The address is 2301 West Leigh Street, Richmond, VA 23220. Please note, visitors will not be able to access the Expo from the Science Museum of Virginia entrance.

Schools and education-related businesses, register your booth today by emailing

(COVID-19 protocols will be in place at the Science Museum of Virginia on Sunday, November 7. View those here. Exhibitors will be spaced apart to allow for maximum distance between booths in the Expo area.)

Register for the Education Expo NOW and You’ll Be Entered to Win
a Gaylord National Resort Two-Night Holiday Package When You Check In!

Step one: Enter below.
Step two: Check in at the RFM Education Expo, Sunday, November 7, to validate your entry.

Prize includes 2-night room accommodations for up to a family of four at Gaylord National Resort (based on availability), tickets to I LOVE Christmas Movies (a new one-of-a-kind marquee Christmas pop-up experience that presents a multi-sensory exhibition in collaboration with Warner Bros. allowing guests to experience beloved holiday movies in a completely new way including The Polar Express, A Christmas Story, ELF, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and The Year Without a Santa Claus), breakfast credit one morning, applicable taxes, daily resort fee, and self-parking for one vehicle. (Retail value $1,000)

Drawing to be held November 7 at the conclusion of the Expo. Winner will be notified by email and need not be present to win.

No purchase necessary to enter. All giveaways are sponsored by Richmond Family Magazine. Giveaways are open to adult residents (18 years and over) of the Richmond, Virginia, metro area. Winners are drawn at random from all sweepstakes entries. If winner declines prize, RFM is not obligated to offer substitutions or upgrades. Winner(s) will be notified via email the first business day after the end of the sweepstakes month or after a unique drawing date as indicated. If winner does not contact RFM within 48 hours to claim prize, a new winner will be drawn. Exceptions apply when time-sensitive events are involved.

Check out the 2021 RFM Education Expo exhibitors as of 11/3/21:

All Saints Catholic School
AnswersNow, Inc.
Children’s Museum of Richmond
Clayborne Education
CodeRVA Regional High School
Daniels Sports Performance
Fishburne Military School
The Girl with the Penny Book
The Grand Magnolia School
GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.)
Greater Richmond School of Music
Huntington Learning Center
Lynnhaven School
Momentum Educational Solutions
The New Community School
Northstar Academy
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School
Sabot at Stony Point
Science Museum of Virginia
St. Andrew’s School
St. Margaret’s School
The Steward School
Veritas School
Victoria’s Kitchen

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