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My May Must Do List!

Most seasons, I like to do a “Must Do” list of things that I want to make sure I do before the time slips by.

Sometimes they’re simple, and sometimes more elaborate, but I love them because they make me think about the things that I particularly love or look forward to about that season, and sometimes just the reminder makes me happy.

Always, it pushes me to do a bit more than the everyday mundane that we often get stuck in. So, without further ado, here’s my Spring/Early Summer list of things I am looking forward to doing in and around RVA! (In no particular order)

1 Friday Cheers kicks off this week- Nothing says Summer in RVA quite like it!

2 Have a picnic at Maymont- With your love, family, friends, or a great book

3 Visit the Sno Shack in Mechanicsville for a Tiger’s Blood shave ice

4 Patio dinners! My faves- Can Can, The Daily, or East Coast Provisions

5 First Fridays in the Arts District

6 Head to Sneed’s Nursery and pick up some native plants (and plant them!)

7 Take a drive to Topping for lunch on the water at Merroir.

8 GrowRVA South of the James Market at Forest Hill Park for produce (and treats)

9 Strawberry season at Agriberry Farms means Strawberry Shortcake!

10 Get out on the James on a warm day

11 Learn something new about Richmond

12 Fire up the grill and enjoy the patio at home

Do you have a list like this? What is a must do you have for this spring?