Things to see and do...

Nov. 29, 2014 at 9:00 AM : Small Business Saturday festival in Staunton, Va.

Support local independents by shopping small in Downtown Staunton. Special offers and activities throughout the day. For more information, visit stauntondowntown.org.


City of Staunton
116 W. Beverley St.
Staunton, VA 24401
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Staunton is the birthplace of U.S President Woodrow Wilson and the home of the Statler Brothers. The Blackfriars Playhouse, Frontier Culture Museum, and other visitor attractions are there, along with a beautiful downtown area with a number of historic districts that include the restored Stonewall Jackson Hotel.

Dec. 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM : Holiday food cooking class and luncheon at Wades Mill in Raphine, Va.

55 Kennedy Wades Mill Loop. Holiday Specialties. Luncheon on decorated tables. Admission: $50 for class and lunch. $45 for lunch only, served at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 540-348-1401 or visit www.wadesmill.com.


Wades Mill
55 Kennedy Wade Mill Loop
Raphine, VA 24472
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The 1750 working Wades Mill is a working flour mill interior and workings are authentic, with a 21-foot water wheel. One of the few remaining flour mills that still produces flours exclusively on mill stones and on the National Register of Historic Places.

Dec. 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM : Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony in Winchester, Va.

Parade at 7 p.m. along Piccadilly St. at Cameron St., Braddock St., and Cork St. Downtown tree lighting on the walking mall near the Old Court House Civil War Museum follows the parade. Sponsored by the City of Winchester.


City of Winchester, Va.
1001 East Cork St.
Winchester, VA 22601
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Winchester is home of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, drawing approximately 250,000 visitors to the area. There are parks, a historic downtown walking mall and centuries-old architecture.  The city has an extensive Civil War history, changing hands many times during the War.

Dec. 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM : Christmas Parade in Staunton, Va.

Floats, bands, beautiful princesses, shiny vintage cars, lights, camera, and action. Don`t miss it. For more information, visit stauntondowntown.org.


City of Staunton
116 W. Beverley St.
Staunton, VA 24401
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Staunton is the birthplace of U.S President Woodrow Wilson and the home of the Statler Brothers. The Blackfriars Playhouse, Frontier Culture Museum, and other visitor attractions are there, along with a beautiful downtown area with a number of historic districts that include the restored Stonewall Jackson Hotel.

Dec. 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM : Long Branch Plantation Book Club meeting at Long Branch Plantation in Millwood, Va.

Historic Long Branch, 830 Long Branch Lane. Meets first Tuesday of Each Month. December: A Christmas Carol 1843 by Charles Dickens. Free membership. For more information, call 540-837-1856 or visit www.visitlongbranch.org.


Historic Long Branch
830 Long Branch Lane
Millwood, VA 22646
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Since the early 18th century, the Long Branch Historic House and Farm estate has been owned by a series of famous men. A young George Washington helped to survey the property. The exquisite rooms at Long Branch Historic House and Farm contain a collection of 18th and 19th century furnishings.

Dec. 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM : Monthly book discussion at Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville, Va.

95 Chalmers Ct. Brown Bags with Books. Hosted by Clarke County Library on the first Thursday of each month. TDecember selection: In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler`s Berlin, by Erik Larson. Bring your lunch and join the discussion. For more information, call 540-955-5144 or visit www.handleyregional.org.


Barns of Rose Hill
64 Chalmers Ct.
Berryville, VA 22611
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The Barns of Rose Hill are two early 20th-Century dairy barns that were part of a farm estate donated to the Town of Berryville in 1964 and was established as a four-acre park to serve as a central focus of community activities, including culture and the arts events.

Dec. 5, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM : First Fridays Downtown in Harrisonburg, Va.

Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center. Artist Wellington Corbin exhibits artwork. For more information, visit www.VisitHarrisonburgVA.com.


Downtown Harrisonburg, Va.
212 S Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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Downtown Harrisonburg is located on historic Route 11 (South Main Street). Stop by the Visitor's Center at the historic Hardesty-Higgins House at 212 South Main Street for more information. There's parking in the rear of the building on Bruce Street.

Dec. 5, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM : Annual Christmas Parade in Lexington, Va.

Main St., downtown. Best-in-class trophies awarded. Free admission. For more information, call 540-319-4181.


Lexington, Virginia
106 East Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450
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Lexington, Virginia is the home of the Virginia Military Institute and Washington & Lee University. The historic downtown area is one of the places where you can feel like you are stepping back into the past, yet the atmosphere as an exciting cosmopolitan edge. It's the home of the legendary Civil War General, "Stonewall" Jackson, and Robert Lee is buried at the University bearing his name. The Virginia Horse Center is a huge indoor complex featuring events and pageants from across the U.S. It's all just minutes from the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, at the southern junction of Interstates 81 and 64.

Dec. 5, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM : Holiday candlelight tours in Winchester, Va.

Abrams Delight Museum, George Washington`s Office and Stonewall Jackson Headquarters. Dec. 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Dec. 6 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.


 

Dec. 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM : Christmas Tree Lighting festival in Berryville, Va.

Rose Hill Park. Yuletide in Berryville Event. Opening reception follows tree lighting. Student Art Show at Barns of Rose Hill from Dec. 5 through Jan. 3.  For more information, call 540-955-4001 or Barns of Rose Hill, 540-955-2004.


Berryville, Virginia
23 E. Main St.
Berryville, VA 22611
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Chartered in 1798, Berryville is the county seat of Clarke County and is about an hour drive from Washington, D.C.  The historic town that played a role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Berryville is listed on the Virginia Landmark Register and the National Register of Historic Places.

Dec. 6, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM : Old-Fashioned Christmas Fair in Millwood, Va.

Millwood Community Center. Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 7.  Local crafters. Supports Good Will Association and the Millwood Community Association. Vendors receive 75 percent of sales price. TWhite elephant sale. Live wreaths and trees, Christmas ball wreaths, alpaca gloves, scarves and yarn, jewelry, crocheted animals, quilts, hats, fine tables, baked goods, jams, jellies and local honey, candy, and more. Homemade soups and hot dogs prepared by The Good Will Association. For more information, call 540-837-2252.


Millwood Community Center
1610 Millwood Rd.
Boyce, VA 2620
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The Millwood Community Center is operated by the Millwood Community Association which holds an annual picnic and a Christmas Fair. The historic building was originally called the Black School.

Dec. 6, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM : Christmas Home Tour in Waynesboro Va.

533 W. Main St. Seven decorated holiday homes and the Waynesboro Country Club.Tickets available at the Wayne Theater Assocation office. Ticket Price: $20 in advance. $30 advance ticket plus bus pass. Tickets available until 2 p.m. for $25 the day of the tour at Plumb House, 1012 W. Main St.


 

Dec. 6, 2014 at 10:00 AM : Annual Holiday House Tour in Winchester, Va.

Homes in the Potato Hill South Loudoun St. neighborhood on display Dec. 6 and Dec. 7. Greenery, baked goods, and gifts available for sale at the Bough and Dough Shop at 315 W. Boscawen St. Sponsored by Preservation of Historic Winchester. For more information, visit www.phwi.org.


City of Winchester, Va.
1001 East Cork St.
Winchester, VA 22601
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Winchester is home of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, drawing approximately 250,000 visitors to the area. There are parks, a historic downtown walking mall and centuries-old architecture.  The city has an extensive Civil War history, changing hands many times during the War.

Dec. 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM : Boom box holiday festival at Bright Box Theater in Winchester, Va.

15 N. Loudoun St. Phil Kline Unsilent Night: box-carrying carolers parade through the Old Town Winchester Walking Mall. Free admission. For more information, call 1-800-838-3006 or 540-665-2878 or visit www.brightboxtheater.com.


City of Winchester, Va.
1001 East Cork St.
Winchester, VA 22601
website   •   Map

Winchester is home of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, drawing approximately 250,000 visitors to the area. There are parks, a historic downtown walking mall and centuries-old architecture.  The city has an extensive Civil War history, changing hands many times during the War.

Dec. 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM : Berryville Christmas Parade in Berryville, Va.

Main St. See Santa at Bank of Clarke County after parade. For more information, call 540-955-4001 or Barns of Rose Hill, 540-955-2004.


Berryville, Virginia
23 E. Main St.
Berryville, VA 22611
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Chartered in 1798, Berryville is the county seat of Clarke County and is about an hour drive from Washington, D.C.  The historic town that played a role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Berryville is listed on the Virginia Landmark Register and the National Register of Historic Places.
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