December 2017
December is upon us!  Waynesboro welcomes the holidays with lots of Christmas cheer!  Check out all the festivities around the City as we celebrate the season!  There's so much to do here, where good nature comes naturally!

Old Dominion Performance Arts Studio's The Nutcracker 
December 16th @ 6:30pm  
December 17th @ 2:00pm
Kate Collins Middle School Auditorium  
     
ballet-pose-cropped.jpg Old Dominion Performance Arts Studio is excited to be bringing its 13th annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet to the stage again this year!  
 
NEW THIS YEAR: enjoy an afternoon of Nutcracker sweets on December 2nd!  Make the day magical with a Nutracker sweets tea party, photos with the cast, a class with Clara & her Nutcracker friends, including option of a toy soldier academy class or a fairy perfect ballet class!  It's a perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and get ready for the family friendly performance of The Nutcracher Ballet!   
 
P. Buckley Moss Barn Show and Gallery Open House
December 1st 11-5pm @ The Barn
December 2nd 11-5pm @ The Barn
December 3rd 11-3pm @ The Downtown Gallery
 
Join America's most celebrated living artist in her Waynesboro home and gallery to have your artwork signed and personalized.  Winter Memories will be released at the Christmas Barn Show and Gallery Open House. You can call to preorder your print today! (540) 949-6473.
  
Christmas Parade
December 2nd 6pm  
Downtown Waynesboro   
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The Waynesboro Lions Club, Boy Scout Troop 73, and Miller's Concessions will have hot chocolate and other services available at different areas along the route.  Bring a gift to the parade and look for the Toys for Tots float near the front of the parade. Volunteers will accept your gifts as they move along the parade route!
 
Christmas Home Tour
December 2nd 10-4 pm   kitten_in_christmas_tree.jpg
Wayne Theatre

The tour is a chance to experience the Christmas traditions and decor of some of Waynesboro's finest when local residents put out the welcome mat for WTA's annual Christmas Home Tour.
 
 
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Holiday Market
December 8th 10-4pm  
December 9th 10-8pm
416 Studios
 
The Holiday Market will feature handmade goods from local artists and artisans in Shenandoah Valley Art Center's new building at 416 W. Main Street. Stop by, get started on your list, and meet the artists!  Vendors will feature jewelry, pottery, photography, textiles, and more.

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Breakfast with Santa
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Waynesboro Public Library

Santa and Mrs. Claus will bring some holiday cheer and hear your Christmas wishes. Bring your camera to this fun family event. Please register.

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Albemarle Ballet Theatre Presents The Nutcracker
December 10th @ 2pm & 5pm   ballerina_shoes.jpg
Wayne Theatre 
   
Dance students from Albemarle Ballet Theatre in Crozet will present The Nutcracker on stage at the Wayne Theatre.  Magnificent handmade gilded satin, silk and velvet jewel encrusted costumes adorn the dancers who perform entrancing choreography to Tchaikovsky's classical musical masterpiece. This 1-hour and 15-minute "Nutcracker Suite" is perfect for entire family, children, adults, and seniors.
  
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Charlottesville Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
December 2nd @ 1pm & 5pm    
Wayne Theatre 
   
Sweeten your holiday season with Charlottesville Ballet's production of the classic holiday ballet - for the first time at the Historic Wayne Theatre!
 
ALSO JOIN US FOR THE "CLASS WITH CLARA" HOLIDAY EVENT!
Your child can experience the magic of The Nutcracker by taking a ballet class onstage with Clara and her friends!  Perfect for ages 3-8, participants learn introductory ballet steps and have photo opportunities with the Charlottesville Ballet's professional dancers.
   
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December Calendar 
 
December 1: Kowboy Jax 
December 1: Goodsons 
December 2: Christmas Parade
December 2: Christmas Home Tour 
December 2: Basic City Burn 
December 2: Ragnarockers 
December 2: Who Shot John 
December 3: Christmas Open House  
December 7: Dennis Thorne 
December 7: Good Ole Boys 
December 8: Whislen Dixie 
December 8: Little Walter 
December 8-9: SVAC Holiday Market 
December 9: Mercy Trail 
December 9: Breakfast with Santa 
December 10: Brent Hull 
December 14: Six Shot Rebellion 
December 14: Willie DE 
December 15: Gabby Haze 
December 15: John Spear Band 
December 16: Nefarious Characters 
December 16: The Bush League 
December 17: Valley Dance Performances 
December 21: Gary Paul 
December 22: JAXN 
December 22: Lang Brothers 
December 23: A Carpenter's Christmas 
December 23: Alex Arbaugh 
December 23: The Goodsons Band  
December 28: Ragnarockers 
December 28: Greg Ward 
December 29: Benny Dodd 
December 29: Mercy Creek 
December 30: Chad Cash 
 
Ongoing:

Every Friday & Saturday: Live Music @ Barren Ridge Vineyards
Every Monday: Classic Movies @ The Wayne Theatre
Every Tuesday: Tai Chi in the Art Gallery @ SVAC  
Every Tuesday: Trivia @ Basic City Beer Co. 
Every Wednesday: Cards Against Humanity @ E&J's Deli Pub   
Every Thursday: Cheezy Team Trivia @ Heritage on Main     
Every Friday: Open Mic Night @ The French Press 
Every Friday: Social Knit Night @ Stitch Amour 
Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Live Music @ The Green Leaf Grill 
Every Saturday: Kids Art Class @ SVAC