December, 2019

TJ Health Department Flu Shots

TJ Health Department Flu Shots

FLU SEASON IS HERE AND THE THOMAS JEFFERSON HEALTH DEPT IS OFFERING FLU SHOTS AT THEIR LOCATION ON ROSE HILL DRIVE. FLU SHOTS ARE AVAILABLE MONDAYS FROM 1-4PM AND THURSDAYS FROM 8:30AM-NOON…MOST HEALTH INSURANCES COVER THE FLU SHOT…FOR MORE INFO CALL THE THOMAS JEFFERSON HEALTH DEPT AT 434-972-6200.

Fluvanna SPCA Open Positions

Fluvanna SPCA Open Positions

The Fluvanna SPCA now has open positions on its Board of Directors and is seeking new members. Ideal candidates will have a desire to help animals with a variety of skills including, but not limited to: finance, facility management, event planning, public relations, information technology, and volunteer coordination.  “We really need a wide variety of…

Crozet Christmas Parade (12/1)

Crozet Christmas Parade (12/1)

The Crozet VFD Christmas Parade will be held Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 3PM. The parade will start at Wayland Drive and end at the Firehouse, where there will be refreshments and a visit from Santa!

Holiday Music Fundraiser

Holiday Music Fundraiser

Augusta Stone Church invites you to their acoustic and folk holiday music and help feed hungry neighbors in need this holiday season on December 2. Lots of great music year after year. Christmas at Augusta Stone delivers an experience that brings audience members into the holiday spirit with traditional and non-traditional holiday music performances. Freewill…

Staunton Christmas Parade (12/2)

Staunton Christmas Parade (12/2)

The Staunton Christmas Parade is on December 2nd at 7:00 PM. The theme this year is Small City, Bright Lights: BIG Christmas. Live stream the parade here: https://lingonetworks.net/calendar/stauntonchristmasparade

2019 Christmas Parade in Downtown Staunton

2019 Christmas Parade in Downtown Staunton

Theme: Small Town, Bright Lights, BIG Christmas! This year’s Christmas Parade will be the first Monday of December, with a rain date of the following Monday, December 9. This year’s parade is shaping up to be a great one. ANNOUNCING THE NEW GRAND MARSHALL for the 2019 Staunton Christmas Parade. Staunton’s own WILSON FAIRCHILD will…

Learn to sell your goods/services

Learn to sell your goods/services

Are you interested in selling your goods and services to the Commonwealth of Virginia and ready to take advantage of the powerful marketing tools available to accomplish this goal? On Dec 3 at the Citizens Commonwealth Center on Preston Avenue from 9:30 – 12. Come to our class and learn from an expert about free…

Lighting of the Lawn 2019

Lighting of the Lawn 2019

il·lu·mi·nate /iˈlo͞oməˌnāt/ (verb): to supply or brighten with light; to bring clarity. For Lighting of the Lawn 2019, that is our goal for the UVA and greater Charlottesville community. Lighting of the Lawn was created in the wake of the attacks on September 11th 18 years ago in order to bring the Charlottesville community together. Today,…

Toy Lift 2019

Toy Lift 2019

Toy Lift Charities believe that every child is entitled to a happy and enriched childhood. Their mission is to support local families through volunteerism, community cooperation, morale building, and educational tools. They seek to provide that support through all of our events throughout the year. This year’s Toy Lift will be on Friday, December 6th.…

Madison Christmas Parade (12/6)

Madison Christmas Parade (12/6)

The Madison Christmas Parade will be on December 6th at 6:00 PM. Kick off the holidays on historic Main Street Madison! Join for a Tree Lighting ceremony prior to Madison County’s Friday Night Christmas Lights parade in the center of Town. Park next to the Visitor Center for cookies, hot cocoa and coffee, watch the parade,…

Madison County Friday Night Christmas Lights (12/6)

Madison County Friday Night Christmas Lights (12/6)

Madison County’s Friday Night Christmas Lights Tree Lighting with hot chocolate, cookies, music with Jessica Weaver & Silver Linings at 545 Parade at 6pm https://www.virginia.org/listings/Events/MadisonCountyChristmasParade/

The Run Run Rudolph 5K

The Run Run Rudolph 5K

Register for the Run Run Rudolph 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in beautiful Staunton, Virginia! Registration: https://walkinaftermidnight.ticketspice.com/2019-run- run-rudolph. The race will be held in Gypsy Hill Park where you will run (or stroll) through the holiday displays that will be set up- just in time to get you in the spirit!…

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar

The annual Christmas Bazaar at Crozet United Methodist Church will be December 7th from 8am-1pm. 25 vendors! All proceeds go to United Methodist Women Mission Work.

Troop 93/193 Breakfast with Santa, Toy Drive, and Christmas Tree Sale

Troop 93/193 Breakfast with Santa, Toy Drive, and Christmas Tree Sale

December 7th, 2019 9am-11:30am at the Stony Point Ruritan Come join Santa for a delicious breakfast buffet.  Kids of all ages are invited to have Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 7th from 9am to 11;30am. Pictures with Santa are encouraged, parents don’t forget your cameras! The event is free but donations are accepted. Feel…

Barracks Road Christmas Parade (12/7)

Barracks Road Christmas Parade (12/7)

You are cordially and merrily invited to join as we kick off the holiday season with the Barracks Road Annual Holiday Parade, featuring Santa Claus, colorful floats, costumed characters, impressive marching bands, horse-drawn carriages, and community members. The parade begins at 9:30 AM. Parade Route: The parade will travel from Harris Teeter to Kroger, so grab…

Green Dogs Unleashed Holiday Bazaar

Green Dogs Unleashed Holiday Bazaar

The 7th annual Green Dogs Unleashed Santa Paws & Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, December 7th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Castle Hill Cider in Keswick, Va.  Family friendly, pet friendly event!  Come and meet their therapy dogs, finish your holiday shopping at 40+ vendors, try your luck at tricky tray…

Louisa Christmas Parade (12/7)

Louisa Christmas Parade (12/7)

The Louisa Christmas Festival and Parade are two Holiday traditions that everyone looks forward to attending! This year our theme is Christmas Red, White & Blue so parade entries can decorate their floats with a patriotic holiday theme. The festival, which is held on Saturday, December 7th from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the…

Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar

Staunton-Augusta YMCA Holiday Bazaar is Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10am to 5pm. This is a fundraiser for their Adult Day Care Program here at the YMCA. Join them for a day of fun holiday shopping.  A large variety of holiday craft and gift items for all ages. Individual vendors will be selling gift items…

Virginia Museum of the Civil War

Virginia Museum of the Civil War

Join historic Bushong Farm at Virginia Museum of the Civil War in New Market on Dec 7 from 10-4 pm . Visit with our living historians and discover how a family carries on in the face of national crisis in 1864. There are games to play, stories to hear, treats to eat, songs to sing,…

Greene Christmas Parade (12/7)

Greene Christmas Parade (12/7)

The 14th annual Parade of Lights in Stanardsville will be held on Saturday, December 7.  Pre-Parade activities, music, food and entertainment will happen throughout the day.  Roads close at 4:30 p.m. with the parade down Main Street at 5:30.  Immediately after the parade, at 6:30, the Town Council and *STAR* will host a visit with Santa and…

Waynesboro Christmas Parade (12/7)

Waynesboro Christmas Parade (12/7)

The Waynesboro Christmas Parade is on Saturday, December 7th at 6:00 PM in Downtown Waynesboro. This year, parade visitors and participants are asked to bring a toy to be donated to the Toy Convoy! The Toy Convoy goal is to serve all the children in need in this area from infants to 12 years old. Where…

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

The Silver Lining Organization is celebrating 10 years of giving by hosting the final “Tailgate & Donate” blood drive on December 8, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at St. Anne’s- Belfield School’s Upper School. The event will culminate a series of annual “Silver Lining” blood drives in memory of Becky Silver.

Volunteer to preserve nature

Volunteer to preserve nature

Learn about becoming a volunteer dedicated to preserving Virginia’s natural heritage. At the IVY Creek Natural Area Education Building on December 8th at 2pm. Training runs from February 9 to May 20. Applications are online at www.vmn-rivanna.org. Deadline is January 3.

Orange Christmas Parade (12/8)

Orange Christmas Parade (12/8)

The Orange County Christmas Parade is on Sunday, December 8th at 4:30 PM. The theme this year is Lights, Lights, Lights, Christmas Lights: Show us how you light the way during this Christmas season. Hosted by the Orange Rotary Club.

Salvation Army Fundraiser

Salvation Army Fundraiser

The Waynesboro Choral Society Christmas Benefit Concert for The Salvation Army will take place on Sunday, December 8 at Main Street United Methodist Church, 601 West Main Street, Waynesboro at 7 p.m. Free Will Offering will be taken. Proceeds will be used to provide toys, clothing and food to families in need in Waynesboro and…

Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ JPJ (12/12)

Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ JPJ (12/12)

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is coming to John Paul Jones Arena on December 12th at 7:30 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit https://www.johnpauljonesarena.com/events/2019/trans-siberian-orchestra

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa on Saturday December 14, 9am – 10:30 at the Palmyra Fire Company in Palmyra. Bring your Christmas Lists and join us on December 14th for Pancakes with Santa! The event is free to the public but donations are welcome!

Woodbrook Elementary Holiday Market

Woodbrook Elementary Holiday Market

Join us for holiday shopping on Saturday, December 14th from 10am to 2 p.m. at Woodbrook Elementary School for their holiday market, located at Woodbrook Elementary! Discover beautiful handmade crafts and other vendors such as Color Street, Paparazzi Jewelry, Blackcat Crocheters, Mother Fudgery treats and more

Craft Bazaar (12/14)

Craft Bazaar (12/14)

Cedars Healthcare Center of Charlottesville will host its annual craft bazaar on December 14, from 10 – 2, local crafters, jams, jellies, baked goods, decoration, doll clothes.

Holiday Shop Local

Holiday Shop Local

Trying to finish up that last minute shopping? A Holiday Shop Local Event will be held on December 14 from 11-4 pm at the event center at Turk Mountain in Waynesboro. Lots of vendors to shop with, kids activities, food trucks, prize raffles, free Swag Bags for first 100 shoppers, and more! Admission is free.

Nelson County Christmas Parade (12/14)

Nelson County Christmas Parade (12/14)

Tree Lighting, Caroling, and Christmas Parade in Lovingston Village. Automobile parade, antique vehicles, floats, bands, marching units, beauty queens, and service vehicles. Local food vendors. Theme: Festival of Lights. Friday, December 13th Tree Lighting and Caroling 7PM at Front Street and Main Street. Saturday, December 14th Local Vendors with Arts and Crafts 3PM to 5:30PM. Visit and Photo Ops…

It’s a Wonderful Life in Fluvanna

It’s a Wonderful Life in Fluvanna

County wide Holiday Celebration. Dec. 6 & 7 Holiday Tree Festival at Lake Monticello Ashlawn Clubhouse. OPEN TO ALL. Dec. 13, Tree Lighting at Pleasant Grove Dec. 14, Holiday Performances at Carysbrook Dec. 15 Christmas in the Historic Village of Palmyra

Christmas Party at Kents Store Firehouse

Christmas Party at Kents Store Firehouse

Please join us as Santa visits Kents Store Firehouse on December 15 from 2 – 5! We will have cookie decorating, crafts, hot chocolate and hot apple cider. Please bring a camera so you can take a picture with Santa, all activities are free.

Christmas in Palmyra

Christmas in Palmyra

Christmas in the historic village of Palmyra on December 15 from 2 – 5 with singing, vendors, history tours, wassail, horse drawn carriages on Main Street in Palmyra Village. Free cookies and cider. Free ornament personalization, Children’s author reading, Children’s Market. All art and candy are 10-50% off at Sweet Art Emporium one block over…

AARP Smart Driver Course

AARP Smart Driver Course

Mon, Dec 16, 2019 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm AND Wednesday, December 18 from 12:00 – 4:00 PM is AARP Smart Driver Course. You Must Attend Both Sessions, at the Center on Hillsdale Drive, The AARP Smart Driver Safety Program is a refresher course designed to meet the needs of older drivers, 50+.. This is…

Charlottesville Ballet presents, The Nutcracker

Charlottesville Ballet presents, The Nutcracker

Charlottesville Ballet presents, The Nutcracker! On Thursday, December 19-Sunday, December 22, at Piedmont Virginia Community College, The V. Earl Dickinson Fine & Performing Arts Center TICKETS: www.CharlottesvilleBallet.org/radio

First Night Virginia 2020

First Night Virginia 2020

Come join First Night VA 2020 for the a festival of the arts in Downtown Charlottesville on December 31. For more information, visit https://www.firstnightva.org/