December 2019
December is upon us!  Waynesboro welcomes the holidays with lots of Christmas cheer. From festive favorites like The Nutcracker Ballet to new traditions like the Community Sing-Along, there's plenty to do where good nature comes naturally!

Take in the Arts
Studios at South River Mill 2019 Holiday Sale & Open House
December 7th, 10 AM-5 PM
December 8th, 12-4PM
The Mill at South River
Past the gates of the former Crompton corduroy factory, you'll find The Mill at South River, where the creative arts are blooming. Come tour the studios, watch demonstrations, and even make your own holiday ornament! Jake Johnson will hold sales at Make Waynesboro Clay Studio and glassblower Minh Martin and friends will have work for sale at Romeo Glass.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center's Winterfaire
December 4th-7th, 1-5 PM
December 8th, 12-4 PM
Shenandoah Valley Art Center

Come to SVAC for a week-long holiday celebration and shopping event! The gallery and gift shop will be full of local handmade goods from artists and artisans, where you'll be able to find something for almost everyone on your holiday shopping list. You will also have the opportunity to vote on the Gingerbread House Contest!

P. Buckley Moss Christmas Barn Show & Gallery Open House
December 13th-14th, 11 AM-5 PM at The Barn
December 15th, 12-4 PM at Downtown Gallery

The artist, P. Buckley Moss, will open her Waynesboro home, The Barn, to personalize prints and welcome collectors on Friday and Saturday, and visitors will have the same opportunity to meet with her Sunday at the Gallery in historic downtown Waynesboro. Four new prints are being released, along with two new holiday ornaments.
A Night at the Theatre
Wilson Fairchild
December 13th,  8 PM
The Wayne Theatre  
Wilson Fairchild is a country music duo made up of Wil and Langdon Reid from the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. These two men, referred to as "the Reid boys," have been writing, performing and playing music together their whole lives.
Schola Cantorum Christmas Concert
December 17th, 7 PM
The Wayne Theatre

In a unique collaboration, the 50 voices of Schola Cantorum of Waynesboro will present a concert of Christmas classics and carols at The Wayne Theatre. Under the direction of Jeffrey Ryman and with an orchestral ensemble the evening will be a delightful musical experience for the Christmas holiday. The audience will even be invited to participate for a few well-loved carols!

Barefoot Movement
December 20th, 7:30 PM
The Wayne Theatre

Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," the music of the Nashville based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off, and stay a while.

Christmas Sing-Along with Jimmy O and Elf  Movie
December 21st, 6:30 PM
The Wayne Theatre

Come sing all of your Christmas favorites in a community sing-along lead by Jimmy O! Admission is Pay What You Will but reservations are encouraged. The Sing-Along is followed by the movie "Elf" beginning at 7 PM.
Your Favorite Christmas Ballet: The Nucracker
Studio for the Performing Arts and Albemarle Ballet Theatre present The Nutcracker
December 14th, 2 PM & 5 PM
December 15th, 2 PM
The Wayne Theatre

This enchanting holiday favorite, set to the familiar score by Tchaikovsky and performed in ornate hand made costumes, is sure to delight and charm every audience member and dance lover!

Old Dominion Performing Arts Studio's Nutcracker Ballet
December 21st, 6:30 PM  
December 22nd, 3:30 PM
Kate Collins Middle School Auditorium  
Old Dominion Performance Arts Studio is excited to be bringing its 15th annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet to the stage again this year. This family friendly performance is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season!