Skip to content Skip to left sidebar Skip to footer

Author: Dawn Rosenberg

Woodland Heights Neighborhood Yard Sale

This year’s neighborhood yard sale takes place Saturday, June 3 from 8 a.m. until 12 Noon! No early birds, please.

Eight homes in the neighborhood are participating, and more homes in Forest Hill and Westover Hills are hosting yard sales that day, too. Participating home addresses will be posted ahead of June 3 so you can plan your route.

Join us for our spring meeting!

Our next Woodland Heights Civic Association meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 13 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Woodland Heights Baptist Church (611 W. 31st St.). Enter from the parking lot door.

Hope to see you there!

Woodland Heights Makers’ Day 2022 helps neighbors in need

The third Woodland Heights Makers’ Day, an arts and crafts festival showcasing handmade goods from local artists and artisans, took place on Saturday, November 5. More than 500 people attended the event, which raised $1,001 to support the Woodland Heights Food Pantry. The Food Pantry provides food and other non-perishable items to neighbors throughout the year. 

More than 50 vendors set up tables at Woodland Heights Baptist Church on a beautiful fall morning. The vendors featured a variety of goods, from handmade clothes and accessories to candles, prints, and other home decor, and more. Food trucks were stationed in the church parking lot.

Neighbors organizing Makers’ Day included Vaughn Garland, Kathy Graham, Tom Hammond, Julie Hill, and Wayne Swatlowski. These volunteers worked closely with church staff and vendors to plan event logistics, advertising, fundraising, and secure volunteers. Thanks to the generosity of our vendors, one hundred percent of vendor registration fees supported the fundraising effort. To become involved in next year’s event, please email

Woodland Heights Makers’ Day returns Nov. 5, 2022

Our last Makers’ Day in 2019 was a great success thanks to our generous vendors and participants, and we’re bringing the event back to the neighborhood! Join us as the Woodland Heights Civic Association presents an arts and crafts event to benefit the Woodland Heights Food Closet. 100 percent of vendor registration fees will be donated to the food closet to help them purchase food items for our friends and neighbors in need of food. Please support us as we support them!

Saturday, November 5, 2022

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Woodland Heights Baptist Church (611 W. 31st St. off of Semmes Ave.)

Local artists and artisans will be showing and selling their handmade items, and we’ll have a craft table for kids and face painting.

Please join us!

VENDORS: Interested in being a vendor? Review our vendor guidelinesRegister today!

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: Are you a community organization that would like to participate? Register here!

Your opinion matters! Please complete the Virginia Department of Transportation survey by April 22, 2022.

Your opinion matters! Please complete the Virginia Department of Transportation survey to help improve travel in our community.

Provide feedback on potential transportation safety, operations, transit, transportation demand management and bicycle/pedestrian improvements along Route 60 (Semmes Ave.) between Route 683 (Forest Hill Ave.) and Route 1/301 (Cowardin Ave.).

Take the survey in English:

Llene la encuesta en español:

Woodland Heights Little Neighborhood Resources

Neighbors Tanya Pruett and Mark Lewis have compiled the locations of little libraries, food pantries, little art galleries, and the Li’l Info Shop in Woodland Heights. Tanya and Mark drove, walked, and biked around the neighborhood to identify where these acts of kindness are located. After locating and writing down a brief description of each resource, Tanya and Mark entered the information into a Google map and created a webpage to access the map.

If you are out and about in our neighborhood, you can find wonderful reading material, food, displays of art and rad literature! Please support these community-driven locations by visiting them, donating or maybe get inspired and create your own little place.