Holiday Performances

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    With family to entertain and a well-deserved break to work in, this is the list you've been looking for.

    Have a very Merry Christmas indeed when you attend one of these popular holiday performances.

Central Virginia

Barboursville - Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 5 - 6, 7, Dec. 12 - 13, 14 - Little Women - Little Women By Louisa May Alcott​Adapted for the stage by Miller Murray SusenDirected by Miller ...

Glen Allen - Dec. 5 - 7, Dec. 11 - 14, Dec. 18 - 21, 20 - It's A Wonderful Life - A live radio play adapted for the stage by Joe Landry. If you think you know It’s A Wonderful ...

Altavista - Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14 - "An Old Virginia Christmas at Avoca" - Celebrate “An Old Virginia Christmas at Avoca,” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13 and 1 ...

Bedford - Dec. 12 - 14 - D-Day Memorial - Flames of Memory and Christmas in Wartime Presentation - Flames of Memory and Christmas in Wartime Presentation As twilight deepens and obscures the Blue ...

Richmond - Dec. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28 - Richmond Ballet The Nutcracker - "Stoner Winslett’s The Nutcracker, heralded as “perfect” by The New York Times ...

Richmond - Dec. 20, 23 - Clara's Tea Party - Join Clara and her friends for a special occasion after select matinee performances of The ...

Blue Ridge Highlands

Abingdon - Nov. 21 - Dec. 28 - Barter Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" - Adapted from Charles Dickens by Richard Rose, with original music by Nicholas Piper This ...

Abingdon - Nov. 25 - Dec. 21 - Barter Theatre's "Holiday Memories" - "Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter mornings many years ago..." as we enter ...

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 ...

Rocky Mount - Dec. 5 - Harvester Performance Center Hosts The Franklin County Community Chorus - Join The Harvester Performance Center in celebrating the 11th annual "Come Home to a Franklin ...

Blacksburg - Dec. 6 - Roanoke Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops Concert Performance - The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra returns for another joyous celebration of the season. One of the ...

Rocky Mount - Dec. 13 - Harvester Performance Center Hosts Christmas with The Embers - For decades The Embers have been making music by playing a mix of rhythm and blues and heart and ...

Heart of Appalachia

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. John Hardy ...

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 ...

Cedar Bluff - Mar. 22 - CART Presents: Highlands Ballet Company "The Wizard of Oz" - Red shoes and rainbows , poppies and munchkins, and all of Dorothy’s friends are here for ...

Coastal Virginia - Hampton Roads

Newport News - Nov. 29, Dec. 20 - Holidays in the Virginia Living Museum Planetarium - Experience the journey of the Magi around you in the Virginia Living Museum’s “Star of ...

Newport News - Dec. 3 - Mark O'Connor's "An Appalachian Christmas" - Mark O’Connor’s “An Appalachian Christmas” album (2011) made the top 15 on ...

Newport News - Dec. 4 - Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour - Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2012, a cherished holiday tradition marking its 15th ...

Suffolk - Dec. 6, 7 - The Nutcracker Suite - Surrender to the grand sweep of Tchaikovsky’s score and the wonders of childhood. Enjoy ...

Suffolk - Dec. 9 - A Chowan Christmas – A Holiday Variety Show - Free holiday variety show!

Newport News - Dec. 13 - Ronnie Milsap Hits & Christmas - Ronnie Milsap ranks as the pre-eminent country soul singer of his generation. He also represents ...

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 ...

Virginia Beach - Dec. 20 - Wynonna Judd - Holiday Concert - Five-time Grammy winner and New York Times bestselling author, Wynonna has always revolved her ...

Northern Virginia

Manassas - Nov. 28 - NYC Ballet Stars Reichlen and la Cour in Gainesville Ballet Nutcracker - Gainesville Ballet performs The Nutcracker at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Friday, November ...

Manassas - Nov. 30 - Chanticleer presents "A Chanticleer Christmas" at the Hylton Performing Arts Center - Listening to the lush, flawless harmonies of these twelve male voices as they sing Christmas songs ...

Triangle - Dec. 11 - Special Event -- The President's Own - The Marine Chamber Orchestra, part of America's oldest continuously active professional musical ...

Manassas - Dec. 12 - American Festival Pops Orchestra presents "Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season" at the Hylton Performing Arts Center - The joy and magic of the holiday season comes alive when this energetic and polished pops orchestra ...

Fairfax - Dec. 12 - Holiday Celebration with The 5 Browns - For a truly impressive holiday experience, come witness this extraordinary quintet of siblings ...

Fairfax - Dec. 13 - American Festival Pops Orchestra - "Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season" - Always a treasured holiday tradition at the Center, this gifted orchestra spreads holiday cheer and ...

Manassas - Dec. 13 - Manassas Chorale "Joyful and Triumphant" Winter Concert - Manassas Chorale presents “Joyful and Triumphant” Winter Concert. Get in the spirit of ...

Manassas - Dec. 14 - Clint Black presents "Clint Black Christmas" concert - This country music legend brings a heartwarming concert of his original Christmas songs and beloved ...

Leesburg - Dec. 19, 20, 21 - The Gingerbread Chase - Theatre for Young Audiences - At a bakery known for its decorated Christmas cookies, the newly baked Ginger cookie feels plain ...

Fairfax - Dec. 20, 21 - Vienna Boys Choir - Few experiences capture the wonder and magic of the holiday season quite like these remarkable ...

Alexandria - Dec. 24 - Waterskiing Santa Comes to Old Town Alexandria - Now in its 29th year, this favorite DC-area Christmas Eve event comes to Old Town Alexandria for ...

Annandale - Dec. 26, Dec. 27 - 29, Dec. 27 - 29 - Virginia Ballet Company presents Nutcracker - VIRGINIA BALLET COMPANY AND SCHOOL will present its 65TH season of the classic NUTCRACKER ballet on ...

Southern Virginia

South Hill - Dec. 6 - 7, Dec. 12 - 13, 14 - C.A.T.S. Family Christmas - Remember the great Christmas holiday shows with Andy Williams, Bing Crosby, and Dean Martin? Roll ...

South Hill - Dec. 6 - South Hill Chamber of Commerce/CCB Christmas Parade - A grand parade of floats, classic cars, bands, beauty pageant winners, sports champions and, of ...

Martinsville - Dec. 7 - Piedmont Arts On Stage presents Roanoke Symphony Holiday Pops - With over 200 singers and a full orchestra conducted by Maestro David Stewart Wiley, Roanoke ...

Martinsville - Dec. 13 - December Songs (Doug & Telisha Williams) - December Songs with Doug & Telisha Williams The holidays are almost here and what better way to ...

South Boston - Dec. 13, 14 - Little Windows Christmas - A concert of Irish, Scottish and Appalachian Christmas tunes featuring our favorite Irish singer ...

Shenandoah Valley

Staunton - Dec. 2, 4, 12, 14, 17, 20, 26 - The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello - More Snark "I am afraid I won’t be able to provide the grinding enthusiasm Santa is asking ...

Staunton - Dec. 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 27 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by Jim Warren - More Joy "It’s Christmas Day! I haven’t missed it. The Spirits have done it all in one ...

Salem - Dec. 5 - Roanoke Symphony Holiday POPS Presents 'Home for the Holidays" - Holiday Pops features the Roanoke Symphony orchestra under the Director of David Stewart Wiley. ...

Roanoke - Dec. 13, 14 - The Nutcracker presented by Southwest Virginia Ballet - Clara always looked forward to the Christmas Eve celebrations at the Silberhaus household: the ...

Last Updated: 10/17/2014 9:04 AM
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