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November 2018

Thursday                     1

Autumn Garden Artists - 10-11 a.m. Ages 3+. Every Thurs. Make nature-inspired art! RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Toddler Trek - 10 & 11 a.m. Every Thurs. Ages 2-5. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)

Tickle My Ears - 10:30-11 a.m. 1st Thurs. Stories & songs. Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

TWP: Members Decide! - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thurs. thru fall. Games, team building + outings. VCM Teen Center 747-2679 (N)

Teens with a Purpose: Royal Gala - 6 p.m. Enjoy a meal, entertainment, silent auction + more. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 747-2679 (N)

Planetarium Show: Winter Sky - 8 p.m. Thurs. thru Nov. See winter constellations. RR Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday              2
Holiday Open House - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thru Sun. Enjoy sparkling, seasonal splendor. Come for the cider, but leave with a carol in your heart. McDonald Garden Center Great Neck and Independence locations. 464-5564 (VB)
Annual Oyster Roast - 5-10 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy food, hayrides, bingo + more. ($) Holiday Trav-L-Park 425-0249 (VB)
Teen Takeover Night - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy art, music, food + more. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Saturday                      3
Suffolk Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. thru 11/17. Suffolk Visitor Ctr. Pavilion 514-4130 (S)
Buckroe Beach Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Most Sat. thru Nov. Browse local produce + more. Buckroe Beach Gazebo, First St. 877-2933 (H)
Fall Fest - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Carnival games, vendors, silent auction + more. Joliff UMC, 1900 Jolliff Rd. 488-2784 (C)
Holiday Bazaar - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy crafters, book signing w/ children’s author Jennifer Milius + more. Oscar Smith Middle School, 2500 Rodgers St. 494-7590 (C)
Driver’s Fall Vintage Market - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse vintage treasures, furniture, old toys & more. ($) Twisted Art and More, 3117 Kings Hwy 935-5055 (S)
Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse handmade stocking stuffers. Princess Anne Rec. Center 385-2990 (VB)
Yorktown Vintage Marketplace - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vintage furniture, clothing, jewelry & one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces. McReynolds Athletic Complex 890-3500 (Yorktown)
STEM Saturday - 10 a.m. Every 1st Sat. thru June. Investigate robotics, physics + more. ($) Va. Air & Space Center 727-0900 (H)
Pony Rides & Petting Zoo - 10 a.m. Sat. thru Dec. Feed animals + more. ($) Kay’s Acres, LLC., 800 Lummis Rd. 932-0551 (S)
Happiest Baby on the Block - 10 a.m.-noon. Learn to soothe a fussy baby. RR CHKD Health Center, 500 Discover Dr. 668-7402 (C)
Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1st Sat. Middle St. Garage 339-1876 (P)
Kinder Chefs - 10 a.m. Ages 3-7. RR ($) Now You’re Cooking Culinary Studio, 1128 Battlefield Blvd. N. 401-4400 (C)
Chesapeake Jubilee Fall Craft Market - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Discover arts, crafts & products. Chesapeake City Park 482-4848 (C)
VB Farmers Market: Fall Festival - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)
Storytime & Activities - 11 a.m. Every Sat. Barnes & Noble Town Center 671-2331 (VB)
Day of the Dead Celebration - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free fun incl. tours, art activities, face painting, games, building an ofrenda & food trucks. Peninsula Fine Arts Ctr. 596-8175 (NN)
Children’s Theatre of HR: Like Cats & Dogs - 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Dog does not yarn-chasing, mouse-hunting, meowing surprises. ($) Va. Stage Co. 627-1234 (N)
Make a Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 1st Sat. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
The CA Scavenger Hunt - 1:30-5 p.m. Search for clues & earn the most points! RR ($) Christopher Academy 484-6776 (P)
Friends Fall Festival & Foodie Fun-Run - 2-4:30 p.m. Obstacle course run/walk, festival activities + more. ($) Friends School, 1537 Laskin Rd. 428-7534 (VB)
Peppa Pig Live! - 4 p.m. Enjoy an adventure of songs, games + surprises. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)
SkyWatch - 8 p.m.-midnight. Also 12/1. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers to view the galaxies! Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)

Sunday                        4
Great Dismal Swamp Safari - 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Also 11/7, 11/18 & 11/28. Learn about history, lore, vegetation & wildlife. RR ($) Great Dismal Swamp Refuge 514-4130 (S)
Advice for Daily Life - 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Every Sun. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. 504-4425 (VB)
Bison Day - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Exhibit, keeper chats, education carts + Zoodoption special. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Daniel’s Grace Fundraiser: Roast on the River - 12-4 p.m. Raise awareness of cancer with oysters & food, children’s activities, wine pull + more. ($) Steinhilber’s Restaurant, 653 Thalia Rd. 340-1156 (VB)
HR Grilled Cheese Festival - 12-6 p.m. Who has the cheesiest, most ridiculous sandwich + tomato soup? ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 298-3364 (C)
Kid & Tween/Teen Sunday Socials - 1-5:30 p.m. Also 11/18. Brief lesson, activities, refreshments & socializing. RR ($) Inside Out Learners, Inc. 436-2722 (C)
Birthplace Tours - 3:45 & 5 p.m. Every Sun. Adults. RR Ches. Reg. Med. Ctr. 312-6508 (C)

Monday                       5
Crafty Mondays - 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Every Mon. Bayside Library 385-2680 (VB)
TWP: The Gathering - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mon. thru Fall. Develop your talents + become a leader. VCM Teen Center 747-2679 (N)

Tuesday                       6
Vet for a Day - 9 a.m. Ages 6-12. Workshops, tour, hands-on time + more. RR ($) VBSPCA, 3040 Holland Rd. 427-0070 (VB)
School’s Out Safari Camp: Campaign Trails - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Gr. 1-5. Hands-on activities, exploration + games. RR ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Open House - 9-11 a.m. Visit our campus and see our two-teacher model in action. The Williams School, 419 Colonial Ave. 627-1383 (N)
Character Storytime - 10-10:30 a.m. Every Tues. and Wed. Call for titles. Barnes & Noble, MacArthur Ctr. 640-2655 (N)
1st Art - 10-11 a.m. Every Tues. thru 12/11. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Toddler Tuesdays - 10, 11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Every Tues. Ages 2-5. Stories, songs, and adventure. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Zoo Tales - 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Tues. Enjoy story time. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 4-8 p.m. 1st Tues. RR ($) 135 Hall Ave. 624-6666 (S)
TWP: Poetry Workshop - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tues. thru fall. Use poetry as a form of self-expression. VCM Teen Center 747-2679 (N)
Teen “Spontaneous Theater” Troupe Training - 4-6 p.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Fellowship Ctr. 714-7142 (VB)
Welcome, Baby! - 5-6 p.m. Learn how to care for your newborn. RR General Booth Pediatrics, 2021 Concert Dr. 668-6700 (VB)

Wednesday     7
Playtime with Miss Jenny & Friends - 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 3-7. Every Wed. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
ArtStart - 10:30 a.m. Pre-K. Every Wed. thru Feb. Enjoy stories & activities. ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Ctr. 596-8175 (NN)
S.T.E.A.M. Program - 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ages 3-7. Every Wed. Create art based on scientific concepts. RR ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Thanksgiving Mugs & Plates - 4-5 p.m. Ages 3+. Paint the perfect décor for your table. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Kid Creators - 4-5 p.m. Gr. 3-5. Learn about gravity, test balancing skills, and create art. Joint Use Library 822-7800 (VB)
Gift It! - 4-7:30 p.m. Teens. Make one-of-a-kind presents. RR Slover Library 664-7323 (N)
TWP: Visual Arts & Gardening - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wed. thru fall. Grow veggies, fruit & herbs. VCM Teen Center 747-2679 (N)
Kidz Jam - 6:30 p.m. Wed. thru Dec. Gr. K-5. Sing, dance & learn about worship. Deep Creek Baptist Church 487-2182 (C)
Fall Festival - 6:30-8 p.m. Carnival games + more. Broadcast Church, 910 Oak Grove Rd. 903-9067 (C)
Children and Stress - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn effective ways to support development. RR CHKD, 601 Children’s Ln. 668-7402 (N)

Thursday                     8
Pre-K Art Days - 10-11 a.m. Also 12/13. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Painting with a Purpose: YAV’s Arts on Tap! - 7-9 p.m. Sip, paint & relax to benefit Young Audiences of Va. RR ($) Painting with a Twist, 1437 Sams Dr. 214-9022 (C)
Disney On Ice: Worlds of Enchantment - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Rev up for non-stop fun with four favorite Disney stories. ($) Hampton Coliseum 838-4203 (H)

Friday              9
Norfolk In-Water Boat Show - 12-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See power boats on land and in water. Waterside Marina 441-2345 (N)
Million Bulb Walk - 4-9 p.m. thru 12/15. Enjoy 2 miles of spectacular light displays. ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Barrels, Brews & BBQ Festival - 6-10 p.m. Ages 21+. Live music, auctions, raffles + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Indoor Movie Nights: Lion King & Avengers Infinity War - 6-10 p.m. Games, activities + more. Canned food donations accepted. TCC, 1428 Cedar Rd. 822-5100 (C)
Hampton Arts: Chinese Warrior of Peking - 8 p.m. Enjoy juggling, acrobatics, combat + more! ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Saturday                      10
Yorktown Market Days Harvest Festival - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop for turkeys, pies, and other holiday treats + seasonal produce, flowers, meats, baked goods, and local art. Riverwalk Landing. 890-3500 (Yorktown)
Volunteer Day - 9-11 a.m. Also 12/8. Be a river hero. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 399-7487 (P)
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)
Hickory High Craft Fair - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse local artisans and vendors. Hickory High School 421-4295 (C)
CMVA STEM Club - 9:30-11 a.m. Ages 6-9. Enjoy hands-on projects and challenges. RR ($) Children’s Museum 393-5258 (P)
1st Art: Second Saturdays - 10-11 a.m. Also 12/8. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Military Family Day - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
The Merry Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Santa & Mrs. Claus, music, science, crafts + more. Chesapeake Public Library 410-7100 (C)
DC Craft Fair - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Spon. by Mothers of Preschoolers group. Deep Creek Baptist Church 487-2182 (C)
NYVS, Inc.: Community Day & Fall Fest - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Games, face painting, pumpkin patch + more. New Vision Youth Services, Inc., 1200 Chesapeake Ave. 375-8805 (C)
Hampton Arts: Imagination Movers - 11 a.m. High-energy interactive show for the whole family. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Fall Festival & Vendor Show - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Pumpkin painting, bobbing for apples, vendors + more. Chick-fil-A Edinburgh Commons, 205 Carmichael Way 421-3586 (C)
IndiaFest - 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Yoga demos, fashion shows, Indian cuisine, music + more. VB Convention Center 609-0016 (VB)
Richmond Ballet: The Nutcracker and the Realms - 1-5 p.m. Meet dancers & win tickets to ballet performances and Regal Cinemas. ($) Regal Cinemas Town Center 804-344-0906 (VB)
Oyster Roast - 3-6 p.m. AYCE seafood + dessert, music & more. RR ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Fun on the Farm: Parents’ Survival Night - 6:30-9:30 p.m. Ages 3-10. Kids enjoy games, movies + dinner while parents go out. RR ($) Little Gym, 237 Hanbury Rd. E. 546-1001 (C)
Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Sunday                        11
VLM Birthday - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate with $1 admission. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Veterans Day Ceremony - 11 a.m.-noon. Guest speakers + performances. High St. Landing 393-5111 (P)
Meditation for Kids - 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Every 2nd Sun. Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. 504-4425 (VB)
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy living history, artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
Strong Willed Survivor Kidz Link Pre-Holiday Party - 2 p.m. Kids with loved ones affected by cancer can bond & have fun. Gift Exchange RR ($) Cloud9, 825 Greenbrier Cir. 410-2659 (C)
Sweet Tooth: A Dessert Bazaar - 4-7 p.m. Sample and purchase decadent sweets. ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 298-3364 (C)

Monday                       12
Youth Field Day - 1-3 p.m. All ages. Games + nature activities. Paradise Creek Nature Park 399-7487 (P)

Tuesday                       13
UpCycling - 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ages 3-7. Every 2nd & 4th Tues. Learn how items impact the environment + crafts. RR ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 5-9 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Adults. Prevent potential problems. RR ($) 424 W. 21st St., 624-6666 (N)
Open House - 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tour the office & ask questions. Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg, 119 Bulifants Blvd. 564-7337 (W)

Wednesday     14
Welcome, Baby! - 6-7 p.m. Discuss breastfeeding, safety + more. RR Pediatric Specialists, 885 Kempsville Rd. 461-6342 (N)
Healthy Active Living for Families - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn about the 95210 challenge + prepare a healthy recipe. RR Renaissance Pediatrics, P.C., 4012 Raintree Rd. 488-2223 (C)
Imperfect Parenting - 6:30-8:30 p.m. for parents of ages 0-5. Build a secure relationship with your child. RR CHKD Health Center, 1924 Landstown Centre Way 668-9304 (VB)

Thursday                     15
Welcome, Baby! - 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discuss immunizations, breastfeeding, safety + more. RR Premier Pediatrics, 1181 First Colonial Rd. 668-4600 (VB)
The Patriot Playhouse: A Wrinkle in Time - 7 p.m. thru Sun. ($) First Colonial H.S. 1272 Mill Dam Rd. 648-5300 (VB)

Friday              16
Olde Towne Holiday Mart - 5-8 p.m. Tree lighting, music + snow! Children’s Museum 393-5258 (P)
Suffolk Grand Illumination - 6-8 p.m. Tree lighting, meet Santa, activities + more. Market Park, 326 N. Main St. 514-7267 (S)
Teen and Pre-Teen Peer Talk - 7 p.m. Every 3rd Fri. thru 12/21. Teens discuss anxieties, stresses, and hot topics. RR ($) NewGWC, 3025 S. Military Hwy 485-3162 (C)
Hampton Arts: Frankenstein - 8 p.m. Are you ready for a monster mash? ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Saturday                      17
Dickens’ Christmas Towne - Times vary thru 12/31. Weekend tea parties, train display, entertainment + more. ($) Nauticus 664-1000 www.dickenschristmastowne.com (N)
Old Beach Farmer’s Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Croc’s 19th St. Bistro 202-9533 (VB)
Artisan Gift Fair - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Browse crafts, soaps, art + more. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)
Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse handmade stocking stuffers. Kempsville Rec. Center 385-2990 (VB)
SUNdays - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Also 12/15. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers to view the sun! Eliz. River Park 382-6411 (C)
CHKD: Breakfast w/ Santa - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Performances, activities & create handmade gifts for patients. RR ($) Westin VB Town Center, 4535 Commerce St. 557-0550 (VB)
Family Outdoor Playdates - 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. Ages 4-10. Also 12/15. Make a play date with nature! ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Holiday Craft Show - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Handmade crafts, kids Winter Wonderland room, train demos + Santa Claus! Chesapeake Conference Center 382-6411 (C)
Children’s Theatre of HR: Like Cats & Dogs - 11 a.m. Dog does not yarn-chasing, mouse-hunting, meowing surprises. ($) Zeiders American Dream Theater 499-0317 (VB)
Edventure Program: Junior Science Explorers - 1-2 p.m. Ages 2-12. Hands-on demos, activity stations + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Oyster & South Festival - 1-5 p.m. Celebrate our heritage & lifestyle! ($) Greenbrier Farms 421-2141 (C)
Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday Celebration - 2 p.m. Family. Slover Library 664-7323 (N)
Jason Bishop: Straight-Up Magic - 2 p.m. Enjoy this dynamic show with modern energy and rock & pop soundtrack. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)
Brew-Que & Stew - 3-7 p.m. Enjoy music, brews & BBQ meal. ($) Portsmouth-Chesapeake Elks Lodge #82, 2541 Gum Rd. 488-5800 (C)
Harvest of Song Concert - 4 p.m. Hear the talented voices of the Virginia Children’s Chorus. ($) Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6901 Newport Ave. 440-9100 (N)
Parents’ Survival Night - 6:30-9:30 p.m. Ages 3-10. Kids enjoy games, movies + dinner while parents go out. RR ($) Little Gym, 237 Hanbury Rd. E. 546-1001 (C)
Grand Illumination Parade - 7-9 p.m. Santa will be there. Downtown Norfolk 623-1757 (N)
Casino Night Fundraiser -7-11 p.m. Ages 18+. Games, auction, food & more to benefit Evelyn’s Wildlife Refuge. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)

Sunday                        18
Operation Christmas Child Packing Party - 1:30-4:30 p.m. Pack shoeboxes of donated items for kids in need. Freedom Kids, 836 Regency Dr. 428-3277 (VB)
Coffee at Our House - 3-5 p.m. Song, comedy & dance for all ages. Art supply donations for TAO accepted. Zeiders American Dream Theater 499-0317 (VB)

Monday                       19
Pet Photos w/ Santa - 6-9 p.m. ($) Greenbrier Mall 424-7100 (C)
Embrace TFC: Foster Parent Info Session - 6:30 p.m. Also 12/17. Ask questions about fostering a child in need. North Suffolk Hub 757, 6801 Bridgeway Dr. 869-7555 (S)

Tuesday                       20
Puppet Show - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. Live puppet show and story time. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)

Wednesday     21
Turkey Pardoning & Activities - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Ceremony at 11 a.m. Enjoy exhibits about wild turkeys before the pardoning ceremony. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)|
La Leche League Meeting - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 3rd Wed. Free breastfeeding support. Churchland Library 966-5878 (P)
VIBES Open Mic - 5:30-7:30 p.m. 3rd Wed. Show your talent or enjoy the show! VCM Teen Center 747-2679 (N)

Thursday                     22
Turkey Trot - 7-10 a.m. 1-mile run/walk + 10k run. RR ($) Mt. Trashmore Family YMCA, racers@tidewaterstriders.com (VB)
Thanksgiving Day Buffet - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. RR Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk 774-9076 (S)

Friday              23
Snow Wonders Sock Skating - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wear festive socks for indoor skating! ($) Children’s Museum 393-5258 (P)
Planes, Trains & Santa - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Interactive model train exhibits, vintage airplanes + see Santa fly in! ($) Military Aviation Museum 721-7767 (VB)
Winter Market - 9 a.m.-8 p.m. thru 12/24. Fresh-cut Fraser Fir trees, wreaths + novelties. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Christmas Market - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thru Sun. (10-5) Browse handmade art & craft. ($) VB Convention Center 417-7771 (VB)
Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection Opening Weekend - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Crafts, activities, pony rides + more. Exhibit thru 12/31. ($) Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Santa’s Arrival - 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Photos w/ Santa thru 12/24. ($) Chesapeake Sq. Mall 488-9639 (C)

Saturday                      24
Breakfast with Santa - 8:30-10:30 a.m. Ages 2-12. ($) Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront 925-1300 (S)
Black Friday Weekend Holiday Gift & Craft Show - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Browse handmade goods + kids’ play area. NewGWC, 3025 S. Military Hwy 485-3162 (C)
American Girl Program: Meet Luciana Vega - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ages 5+. RR Riddick’s Folly House Museum 934-0822 (S)
ReStored: A Downtown Pop-Up Shop - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafts, jewelry + holiday specials. Downtown Suffolk, N. Main St. 514-4049 (S)
Family Tour - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free admission all day. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
The “After Turkey” Strut - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. All ages. Walk off some of that Thanksgiving dinner! Paradise Creek Nature Park 399-7487 (P)
Holiday Tree Lighting - 5-7 p.m. thru Thurs. Visit Santa with storytellers + entertainment. Port Warwick 369-3045 (NN)
Christmas in Driver - 5-8 p.m. Santa arrives on fire truck! Kings Highway, Driver Village 434-5539 (S)

Sunday                        25
Funville Cares - 9 a.m. Every last Sun. Extra special Funvillers have private time to play. ($) Funville Playground & Café, 4318 Holland Rd. 963-8683 (VB)
Founders Annual Illumination - 2-6:30 p.m. Entertainment + pictures w/ Santa. Founders Inn & Spa 424-5511 (VB)

Monday                       26
Ready to Read Family Workshop - 10-10:45 a.m. Ages 1-5. Learn techniques to support early literacy. RR Joint Use Library 822-7800 (VB)
Learn It Together - 2 p.m. School age. Pretlow Anchor Library 441-1750 (N)
Baby Care 101 - 4:30-5:30 p.m. RR Suffolk Pediatrics, 1009 Hill Pointe Blvd. 668-2256 (S)
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy classics + more by Chip Davis! ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

Tuesday                       27
Jan Brett National Tour - 5 p.m. Book signing with beloved children’s author. Barnes & Noble, 340 Granby St. 625-3459 (N)
Moscow Ballet: Great Russian Nutcracker - 7 p.m. Also Wed. Hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens + more bring Christmas to life! ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Wednesday     28
Holiday Craft Series: Pine Cone Wreaths - 10-11 a.m. Ages 4+. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Richmond Ballet @ ODU Basketball Game - 7-9 p.m. See the popular Ice Cream & Cake Dance + win tickets. ($) Ted Constant Center 804-344-0906 (N)

Thursday                     29
Parent Info Night - 6 p.m. Learn about the “I’m Determined Youth & Parent Summit,” targeted skills, and how to apply. RR Chesapeake Central Library 494-7600 (C)
Cirque du Soleil: Crystal - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 12/2. ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)

Friday              30
Baby Paint & Play - 10-11 a.m. Ages 6-24 mo. Introduce your baby to art & be prepared to get messy. RR Bayside Library 385-2680 (VB)
Broadway in Norfolk: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - 7:30 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. What makes you different can be what makes you special. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
Va. Stage Company: A Christmas Carol - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 12/23. Follow the classic tale of Scrooge’s journey of redemption. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)
Yorktown Christmas Tree Lighting - 7:30 p.m. Arrive early festivities including Fifes and Drums of York Town performing at 7 p.m. at the Victory Monument, festive music at Riverwalk Landing, procession of lights through the historic village, and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus. 890-3500 (Yorktown) 

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