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THURS­DAY, NOVEM­BER 29

➤ MEMORIAL ILLUMINATION: Hos­pice of the Pied­mont is hav­ing its 27th An­nual Memorial Illumination Cel­e­bra­tion at 6 p.m. at the Culpeper United Methodist Church, 1233 Oak­lawn Drive. The event cel­e­brates the mem­ory of loved ones and hon­ors those we cher­ish dur­ing this hol­i­day sea­son. Open to the pub­lic and free of charge. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540825-4840.

FRI­DAY, NOVEM­BER 30 SATUR­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 1

➤ “CHAR­LOTTE’S WEB”: Writ­ten by E.B. White, “Char­lotte’s Web” is con­sid­ered a clas­sic of chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture and ap­peals to both kids and adults. 8 p.m. at the RAAC Com­mu­nity Theatre, 310 Gay St., Wash­ing­ton. For reser­va­tions, go to raac.org or call 800-6956075.

FRI­DAY, NOVEM­BER 30

➤ CLAS­SI­CAL CON­CERT: The Rap­i­dan Orches­tra will play a free con­cert at St. Stephen's Epis­co­pal Church, 115 N. East St., Culpeper, at 7:30 p.m. A med­ley of Leonard Bern­stein tunes to cel­e­brate his 100th birth­day year, the Petite Suite by De­bussy, and Beethoven’s Sev­enth Sym­phony will be per­formed un­der the di­rec­tion of Dr. Ben­jamin Bergey. Do­na­tions gra­ciously ac­cepted. For in­for­ma­tion: www.ststephen­sculpeper. net, 540-825-8786, [email protected] ststephen­sculpeper.net

SATUR­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 1

➤ MOVIE: Join Ag­ing To­gether and AARP Virginia at 3:30 p.m. for a free movie, “Mir­a­cles from Heaven,” star­ring Jen­nifer Garner and Queen Lat­i­fah. It’s based on the true story of a young girl with a rare, in­cur­able dis­ease who is cured af­ter a freak ac­ci­dent. Come have a snack and en­joy the movie at Culpeper Bap­tist Church. Regis­tra­tion is re­quested; call 844-418-2281 or visit http://aarp. cvent.com/Mir­a­cles_Culpeper to RSVP.

➤ COMEDY NIGHT: Stand Up War­ren­ton Comedy Night at 8 p.m. in the Ea­gle's Nest Con­fer­ence Cen­ter at Ver­dun, 17044 Ad­ven­ture Bound Trail, Rix­eyville. Re­fresh­ments for sale and cash bar. Pre­sale tick­ets $10 Per per­son or $20 per fam­ily. Fundraiser to ben­e­fit Ver­dun Ad­ven­ture Bound. For more in­for­ma­tion, email SUWar­ren­[email protected] or phone 540-905-9132. Spon­sored by Dave The Mover LLC.

SUN­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 2

➤ CHRIST­MAS IN LIT­TLE WASH­ING­TON: Ar­ti­san mar­ket be­gins at 11 a.m., hol­i­day parade at 1:30 p.m., Santa vis­its at 2:30 p.m. Mu­sic, lo­cal food, car­ol­ing, and more. Free shut­tle ser­vice from Rap­pa­han­nock County High School park­ing lot on Route 211. Fol­low Christ­mas in Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton on Face­book for up­dates.

➤ CASTLE­TON CON­CERT: Join us at the Theatre House, Castle­ton Farms, for a glass of hot cider and heart­warm­ing mu­sic at 6 p.m. The Celtic Con­sort will per­form tra­di­tional mu­sic from around the world with Linn Barnes, Al­li­son Hamp­ton, Steve Bloom, and Joseph Cun­liffe, along­side renowned ra­dio and TV host Robert Aubry Davis. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540-937-3454 or email con­[email protected] castle­ton­fes­ti­val.org

FRI­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 7 SUN­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 9

➤ “CHAR­LOTTE’S WEB”: Writ­ten by E.B. White, “Char­lotte’s Web” is con­sid­ered a clas­sic of chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture and ap­peals to both kids and adults. 8 p.m. Dec. 7, 3 p.m. Dec. 8-9 at the RAAC Com­mu­nity Theatre, 310 Gay St., Wash­ing­ton. For reser­va­tions, go to raac.org or call 800-6956075.

SATUR­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 8

➤ BREAK­FAST WITH SANTA: The Jef­fer­son­ton Com­mu­nity Cen­ter is hav­ing its all-you-can-eat break­fast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Santa will be at the break­fast from 8:15 to 10 a.m. Brings your chil­dren out for a fun time and an ex­cel­lent coun­try break­fast. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for chil­dren 6-12, un­der 6 is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 540937-9979.

➤ HEARTHSTONE SCHOOL HOL­I­DAY BAZAAR: Fresh wreaths for sale. Chil­dren's toys and books, hand­made items by lo­cal ar­ti­sans, Hearthstone stu­dents and par­ents, greet­ing cards, jew­elry, pot­tery, scarves, spe­cialty kitchen linens, beeswax can­dles, or­na­ments and more from 10 a.m to 5 p.m at the school. Lunch, baked goods and home fudge and a Ginger­bread House raf­fle. Ven­dors are wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion call 540987-9212.

➤ CHORALE CON­CERT: Blue Ridge Chorale, di­rected by C. Alexan­dar Smith, presents a free con­cert, “Songs The Sea­son,” 7 p.m. at Open Door Bap­tist Church, 754 Ger­manna Hwy., Culpeper.

SUN­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 9

➤ WIL­LIS CHAPEL CHRIST­MAS CON­CERT: A Christ­mas Gospel Con­cert will be held at Wil­lis Chapel, 1840 Zachary Tay­lor Hwy., Huntly, at 3 p.m. Fea­tured Guests: Robert Glasker and the Unity Com­mu­nity Choir of Rap­pa­han­nock and Vicin­ity. Ad­mis­sion is a can of food for the needy. A light sup­per will fol­low be­side the church at Rea­ger School.

➤ CHORALE CON­CERT: Blue Ridge Chorale, di­rected by C. Alexan­dar Smith, presents a free con­cert, “Songs The Sea­son,” at 3 p.m. at Culpeper Bap­tist Church 318 S.West St.

➤ SMITHSONIAN AT THE THEATRE: Smithsonian at Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton Con­cert Se­ries presents “Em­pire of the Viol: Baroque Mu­sic by Marais, Schenck and Bo­is­mortier” at Lit­tle Wash­ing­ton Theatre at 3 p.m. Call 540-675-1253, email [email protected]­tleWash­ing­tonTheatre.com or visit Lit­tleWash­ing­tonTheatre.com to re­serve.

THURS­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 13 SUN­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 23

➤ “THE NUTCRACKER”: An­chored by the dancers of Manas­sas Bal­let Theatre, North­ern Virginia’s largest pro­fes­sional bal­let com­pany, the story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince comes alive with the help of an ensem­ble cast and the MBT Orches­tra. Known for its ex­quis­ite cos­tumes, chore­og­ra­phy and scenery, MBT’s pro­duc­tion of The Nutcracker has be­come a go-to fam­ily hol­i­day tra­di­tion. Tick­ets $25-$75. For per­for­mance dates and times, and to buy tick­ets, go to hyl­ton­cen­ter.org or call 703993-7759.

SATUR­DAY, DE­CEM­BER 15

➤ CHRIST­MAS EXTRAVAGANZA: Cook­ies, sweets, re­fresh­ments, treats and much more from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Ea­gle's Nest Con­fer­ence Cen­ter at Ver­dun Ad­ven­ture Bound, 17044 Ad­ven­ture Bound Trail, Rix­eyville. Fam­ily pho­tos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Ad­mis­sion: Pre­sale tick­ets $10 per­son or $20 per fam­ily. Wind­more's Pied­mont Com­mu­nity Band, Theatri­cal Arts Christ­mas Carol­ers and the White House Band will per­form. Christ­mas Card work­shops with Santa's Elves. For more in­for­ma­tion, search Eventbrite. Spon­sored by Dave The Mover LLC.

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