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Roanoke - Dec. 3-7, 10-14, 17-21- Mill Mountain Theatre Presents: The Children of Eden - Adam, Eve, Noah, and the Father who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children. The show ultimately delivers a bittersweet but inspiring message: the hardest part of love... is letting go.
Buchanan - Dec. 5 - An Evening with The King and Prince of Bluegrass - Join us for an evening with the King and Prince of Bluegrass, Dr. Ralph Stanley and his oldest grandson, Nathan Stanley, with The Clinch Mountain Boys.
Monterey - Dec. 5-7 - Wintertide - Wintertide Weekend offers visitors an old-fashioned Christmas experience in a rural, mountain setting. Gift shops and antique stores extend their shopping hours to include evenings and Sunday. A variety of handcrafted gift items, baked goods and maple products are available at the Holiday Treasures Market & Open House in The Highland Center. A tree-lighting service on the Courthouse lawn is followed by the Pendleton County Community Choir in concert.
Natural Bridge - Dec. 7, 14, 21 - Sundays With Santa at Natural Bridge - Famous Sunday Lunch Buffet, which includes a photo with Santa. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride; see the beautiful fall and winter scenery of the Natural Bridge Historic Hotel.
Roanoke - Dec. 13-14 - The Nutcracker presented by Southwest Virginia Ballet - It is the night before Christmas, a night filled with dreams and wishes of children. For a girl named Clara, it will be a night in which her dreams come true. Join Clara and her prince as The Southwest Virginia Ballet presents their annual production of The Nutcracker.
Portsmouth - Daily - Winter Wonderland in Olde Towne Portsmouth - Celebrate the season with Winter Wonderland, a holiday classic for generations of Hampton Roads visitors and residents which includes scenes from the famed Coleman Collection.
Newport News - Dec. 3 - Mark O'Connor's "An Appalachian Christmas" - Concert goers are treated to fresh takes on traditional songs in what feels like an “off-the-cuff performance for family and friends.” His renditions are playful and joyous, but can be strikingly earnest too.
Virginia Beach - Dec. 4 - Grand Illumination at Cape Henry Lighthouse - ighthouse "Grand Illumination" at Old Cape Henry in VA Beach. This family friendly outdoor nighttime event is sure to please.
Virginia Beach - Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-31- Holidays at Hunt Club - Holidays at Hunt Club Farm features a Winter Wonderland filled with adorable animatronics, a festively-lit petting farm, tree and wreath market, bonfires, local vendors and visits with Santa!
Charles City - Dec. 6 - Berkeley Plantation Christmas Wreath Workshop and Tour - Begin your afternoon touring the 1726 manor house, beautifully decorated with fresh arrangements and wreaths cut from Berkeley's boxwood, cedar and holly trees.
Virginia Beach - Dec. 6-7, 13-14, 20-23 - Teddy Bear Tea At Founders Inn & Spa - Christmas Tea for adults and children; teddy bear commemorative gift for each child. Reservations required.
Yorktown - Dec. 6 - Watermen's Museum Oyster Roast - Enjoy roasted oysters, New England clam chowder, other foods, and a variety of beverages. Two tickets for wine and beer are included with each adult ticket purchase.
Williamsburg - Dec. 7 - Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination - Join Colonial Williamsburg for this special day of musical performances and firework displays from three different locations.
Norfolk - Dec. 13 - Santa Breakfast Cruise - Santa is making a special appearance & having breakfast with the kids!
Suffolk - Dec. 20 - "The Elf and the Reindeer" by The Children's Theatre of Hampton Roads - When your one job is to watch the reindeer, and that doesn’t go well, then it can prove to be a problem for the holidays. Enjoy this story of two misfits who become friends and save Christmas!
Williamsburg - Dec. 27 - Pints & Pairings - Explore the World of Beers and Ales.
Chincoteague Island - Dec. 7 - The Great Gingerbread Challenge - Don't miss this live interactive event which promises to be great family fun along with a bundle of laughs.
Chincoteague Island - Dec. 14 - Children's Tea Party with Mrs. Claus - Once again, Mrs. Claus, accompanied by Santa’s elves, will travel all the way from the North Pole to be the guest of honor at the Christmas By the Sea children’s tea party
Abingdon - Dec. 2-20 - Barter Players' Jingle all the Way - It’s not easy being the twin brother of Santa’s #1 Helper–and no one knows that better than Jangle the Elf. No matter what job Jangle is assigned to in Santa’s Workshop, his sister Jingle can do it faster and better. Then a letter arrives for Santa at the North Pole, a letter requiring a Top Priority Gift. The trouble is no one–including Jingle–knows how to make it. Will Jangle be able to save the day–and Christmas?
Rocky Mount - Dec. 5 - Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas - 'Tis the season for holly, jolly fun at the 11th Annual Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas event.
Blacksburg - Dec. 6 - Roanoke Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops Concert Performance - The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra returns for one of their most popular concert programs, the evening will include beloved holiday carols, sacred classics, and an audience sing-a-long.
Hardy - Dec. 6 - An Old Virginia Christmas of 1864 - Learn how enslaved residents of the plantation where Booker T. Washington was born spent Christmas of 1864.
Rocky Mount - Dec. 26 - Harvester Performance Center hosts Peaches & Herb - Soul/pop duo, Peaches and Herb, will perform at Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount
Vienna - Dec. 5 - Over The Rhine with special guest Dom Flemons - Uplifting Midwestern Americana duo whose “soul-nourishing music” (LA Times) will transport you to “The Edge of the World”.
Alexandria - Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 - Holiday Market at Del Ray Artisans - Del Ray Artisans’ 19th annual Holiday Market offers handcrafted work (pottery/ceramics, photography, jewelry, cloth, paper crafts, and fused glass) from local artists, handmade ornaments, and bake sale.
Middleburg - Dec. 6 - Zip Lining at Christmas in Middleburg - Take a 1-hour Zip Trip at the "Christmas in Middleburg" festivities on December 6th! Call 540-422-1102 for reservations for the Tree Top Zip experience! Located at Salamander Resort!
Chantilly - Dec. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 - Winter Christmas Weekend Festival - Are You Ready for Breakfast with Santa? Visit our farm dressed with the colors of White, Red and Green for this Holiday Season!
Manassas - Dec. 7, 14, 21 - Merry Old Town: Free Carriage Rides - Free carriage rides in Old Town Manassas.
McLean - Dec. 13 - "Frozen" - Just when your kids stopped singing “Let It Go,” the blockbuster movie returns. Rated PG, 102 minutes. Free. Reservations are not required.
Manassas - Dec. 14 - Clint Black presents "Clint Black Christmas" concert - Country star Clint Black brings his "Clint Black Christmas" concert to the Hylton Performing Arts Center.
Annandale - Dec.27-29 - Virginia Ballet Company presents Nutcracker - Virginia Ballet Company & School presents fully staged and costumed NUTCRACKER.
Martinsville - Dec. 12-14 - An Evening of Carol Burnette - Enjoy an evening of hilarious, comedy sketches from the phenomenal Carol Burnett show!
Heathsville - Dec. 6 - "Oysters and Oldies" Christmas Oyster Roast - "Oysters and Oldies" Christmas Oyster Roast Enjoy a traditional Northern Neck Oyster Roast.
Heathsville - Dec. 6 - Golden Village Christmas - A celebration of Christmastide for the whole family. Gift Shop; Ye Ol' Bake Shop; Vendors selling unique artisan gift ideas; Children's Shopping Area; Photos with Santa.
Deltaville - Dec. 12 - Deltaville Jackson Creek Christmas Cruise - A fabulous Holiday boat tour of the beautiful and festively decorated homes and boats along Jackson Creek.
Walkerton - Dec. 13 - The Upstairs Downstairs All Around The House Art Show - A Christmas arts and crafts show set up inside Locust Grove Plantation gives you an opportunity to purchase handmade, one of a kind Christmas gifts.
Richlands - Dec. 4 - CART presents: A Christmas Carol featuring Dr. John Hardy - The Charles Dickens classic is performed by a single actor playing over twenty roles.
Cedar Bluff - Dec. 22 - Town of Cedar Bluff Annual Christmas Concert - Experience an event from Christmas past as Cedar Bluff celebrates an age-old holiday tradition with the annual Concert in the Square.
Richmond - Dec. 4-7 - The Bizarre Bazaar's Christmas Collection - Celebrating 39 years, The Bizarre Bazaar’s Christmas Collection features 500 exhibitors with holiday decorations, gifts, foods, jewelry, clothing, toys, quality crafts, fine arts, furniture, and so much more!
Louisa - Dec. 6 - Louisa County's Breakfast with Santa - Enjoy breakfast, photos and whispers of children's wish lists with Santa.
Dillwyn - Dec. 6 & 13 - The Santa Train - Celebrate Christmas with the kids. Join Santa and the Old Dominion Chapter - NRHS in Dillwyn for a 45 minute excursion.
Richmond - Dec. 7 - 73rd Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - Virginians pause to remember those who fought so valiantly at Pearl Harbor in 1941 which resulted in the United States entering World War II.
Tyro - Dec. 7 - Cookies and Milk Party with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at Pharsalia - Cookies and Milk Party with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus at Pharsalia.
Charlottesville - Dec. 8 - Step Into Mystery & 3 Notch'd Brewery - Enter and BECOME a character in the mystery. Adult game where you solve clues, talk to people, bribe, blackmail and use deductive reasoning to solve. Fun, prizes, entertaining.
Charlottesville - Dec. 12 - Let There Be Light, Outdoor Light-Centered Art Show - You are invited to an evening of light-centered artworks illuminating the outdoors as the longest night of the year approaches.
Bedford - Dec. 12-14 - D-Day Memorial - Flames of Memory and Christmas in Wartime Presentation - Come view the Memorial lit by thousands of luminaries during one of the few evening events of the year.
Bedford - Dec. 20 - Let's Talk About Space At Peaks - Join Greg Redfern, an adjunct professor/instructor of astronomy since 1984 and a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador since 2003, for various space presentations.
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