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Book and Lyrics by OyamO Music and Additional Lyrics by Carman Moore Young, hungry, and on his own, Charles finds himself in a mystical wood populated by talking (and singing) animals and plants, including prickly Jeremy Groundhog, southern belle Ms. Orange Tree, the grounded Mr. Juniper Bush, and others. Catching a glimpse of Marguerite, the queen of the forest, Charles is astounded when she makes everyday objects sail through the air, work in the garden, and seem to come alive. Charles ...

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NOV 23-30 DEC

Enjoy the house decorated for the holidays in the spirit and style of American painter Gari Melchers and his talented artist-wife Corinne. Included with museum admission during regular hours. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at or 540 654-1843


DEC 01-31 DEC

FAM’s third floor Council Chamber gallery will be filled with fifteen trees decorated by the Hugh Mercer Elementary School’s second graders. Each tree is inspired by a book the students have read in the classroom. FAM is excited to continue this partnership with Fredericksburg’s city schools. This exhibition is a celebration of art, literature, the holiday season, and Fredericksburg’s elementary students. Merry trees will be on display December 1 through December 31st, 2018. We invite eve...


DEC 02-30 DEC

A long-standing holiday tradition! Adults and children alike will enjoy the sights and smells of the festive creations displayed at George Washington’s Ferry Farm! December 2-30 (Closed December 24 and 25) This year's theme is "Cartoon Adventures." Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. General admission to Ferry Farm and the exhibit: $9 adults, $4.50 students, under 6 free. Exhibit only: $4.50 adults, $2.25 students, under 6 free. For ...


DEC 02-30 DEC

Visit Kenmore this holiday season for an exhibit of highly detailed, replica dollhouses - including the mansion - and miniatures in the Crowninshield Museum Building. Share memories of your dollhouse with your family as you explore life in miniature! Put your mind and eye to the test with our “I Spy Miniatures” challenge – fun for young and old alike! December 2-30 (Closed December 24 and 25) Hours: Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Admission to K...


DEC 05-30 DEC

Returning to our stage for a limited time, Todd Meredith and his band The Rave-Ons celebrate the holiday season with high-energy performances of Buddy Holly’s greatest hits along with those classic rock ‘n’ roll Christmas songs everyone loves like Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, Jingle Bell Rock, Blue Christmas, and Run, Run, Rudolph. Book early and treat your family and friends to an unforgettable “Rockabilly Christmas” at Riverside Center! Show runs from December 5 through December 30...


Night Before Christmas Wagon Ride & Story

Dec 09, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018

Bring a warm blanket, your singing voice, a sense of humor, and the family - young and old. We will sing holiday songs while taking a wagon ride through the winter woods. After the ride we will return to the Visitor Center for hot chocolate and a reading of the classic holiday story, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Reservations are required. It's only $3 per person or $8 for the whole family. To make a reservation, please call 540-663-3861, or stop by the Visitor Center. Space is limited. ...

Join us for a fun filled day at the theater. Pack a lunch and enjoy some Christmas carols, cookies from our kitchen, and a great show, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice." Santa will be making an appearance as well! Have your kids grown out of their old coats? Please bring a coat for our coat drive. Doors open at 10:00am and the show begins at 11:30am. Please make sure you mention HOMESCHOOL DAY when you call to make your reservation. 540.370.4300

Clay Handbuilding Class!

Venue: Figure 8 Ink Studio
Cost: $10
Dec 21, 2018 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Join us for a rare opportunity to pursue the full process of ceramics in a guided setting! We will be exploring traditional and modern hand-building techniques, with opportunities to work in stoneware, terracotta, and porcelain. Bring your ideas and Tricia will show you what techniques to achieve your goals! Dapple in coil, slab, and molding to build, along with a variety of special methods such as slip trailing, stamping, incising, layering, oxide painting, and masking with underglaze...

Breakfast with Santa 2018 at Eileen's

Venue: Eileen’s Bakery & Cafe
Dec 22, 2018 08:30 am - 11:15 am

Eileen's Bakery & Cafe's 8th Annual Breakfast with Santa Event is HERE! We have FIVE Dates to choose from - 12.02.18, 12.09.18, 12.16.18, 12.21.18, 12.22.18. Our seating times will be 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. If you want to come as a group with other families please purchase your tickets as ONE group so you can make sure your seating is together. We cannot guarantee seating with other families if your tickets are purchased separately. We are doing a Breakfast Buffet this year to include panc...