The Founders Illumination is a yearly lighting ceremony at the Founders Inn and Spa featuring holiday performers, illuminated gardens, and family friendly activities.
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December, 2011
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Celebrate All Month Long

Lights at the James Center in RichmondDecember in Virginia won't let you down if you're looking for great entertainment, family fun, and all the merriment that comes with the holiday season.

~ Upcoming Events
~ Winery Open Houses
~ 100 Miles of Lights

This section sponsored by Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau.
It's "Peake Holiday Season" in Chesapeake, VA!

Ring in the season at the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. Sip hot cider while celebrating Christmas in the Country at Triple R Ranch. Marvel at homes trimmed in holiday splendor at the annual Holiday Homes Tour.

So Happy Together

Mom and Daughters at The Homestead ResortTogether is where it's at, and Virginia is the perfect destination to warm your heart alongside the ones you love.

~ Enjoy a Heartwarming Getaway
~ Holiday Travel Packages
~ Virginia's Mountain Resorts
~ Cozy Virginia Cabins
~ Virginia Christmas Tree Farms

Take a Tour: Virginia's Homes for the Holidays

Mount Vernon Candlelight Tour

Virginia's historic homes - and a few private ones - are opening their doors this season. Warm yourself by the fire, enjoy a sip of hot cider, and enjoy the decor.

» Holiday Home Tours
» Presidential Homes

Coastal Food Tours of Virginia

Coastal Food Tours of Virginia

Let the region's bounty be your holiday feast on a culinary adventure through Virginia Beach and Norfolk.

» Virginia Beach Food Tours
» Norfolk Food Tours

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Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Shop Outside the Box this Season

Mary Onley, known as Mama Girl, is a folk artist who makes paper mache' figures. (

Virginia artisans are passionate about their work. Give a gift handcrafted from the heart, and treat yourself, too!

» Handmade Holidays
» Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
» 10 Holiday Shopping Tips

Featured Travel Packages  Featured Discounts

Breakfast w/ Santa, Charlottesville, $291+

» Cooking Class Weekend, Clarksville, $495+

» Bed & Breakfast at The Homestead, $269+

» The Tides Inn Spa Sojourn, $239/person

 20% off case of wine, Hume Vineyards, 11/25

» 10% off Christmas Villa, Warm Springs

» Military: 10% off Your Stay, Chesapeake

» Third Night 1/2 Price, Williamsburg
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