Richmond Times-Dispatch


- — Colleen Curran


Dominion GardenFest of Lights: Outdoor holiday light show at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Tickets can be purchased in advance and online only; masks required. 4-10 p.m. Tickets $ 14 adults; $8 youth ages 3-12; members $ 7 adults; $ 5 youth ages 3-17. Through Jan. 10. 1800 Lakeside Ave. lewisginte­ or (804) 262-9887.

Illuminate Light Show: Get in the holiday spirit — safely — with a drive- thru show of nearly a million lights synchroniz­ed to music at Meadow Event Park. Nightly 5:30 to 10 p.m. Cars $25. Through

Jan. 3. 13111 Dawn Blvd., Doswell, Gate 1. illuminate­lightshow.comor (804) 994-7846.

Busch Gardens Christmas Celebratio­n: Holiday lights and rides. Advance reservatio­ns only and limited capacity. $39.99-$59.99. Through Jan. 3. Busch Gardens, Williamsbu­rg. buschgarde­ williamsbu­rg

Stony Point on Ice: Outdoor ice-skating. Masks required on ice; times vary. $ 7 for skating, $ 7 for skate rental. Through Jan. 3. 9200 Stony Point Parkway. shopstonyp­ or (804) 267-2740.

Miracle on Cary St.: The holiday pop-up bar from The Jasper returns for the holidays with all drinks (such as the gingerbrea­d old fashioned or the Santarex) served to go. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 4-8 p. m., Friday and Saturday 4 p.m.-9 p. m. 3113 W. Cary St. jasperbarr­

Tacky Lights: The Tacky Light Tour continues through New Year’s Eve, with local houses dressed up for the holidays. See our list inside.


Richmond Symphony Let it Snow!: Richmond Symphony performs holiday classic with an emphasis on the brass instrument­s. Livestream options also available. 8 p. m. Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St. $10-$82. richmondsy­ or (804) 788-1212.

Soul Santa: The Black History Museum of Virginia is offering virtual visits with Soul Santa. Children can participat­e virtually in Christmas craft making with local artist Faithe Norrell. Each child who registers will receive a personaliz­ed letter in the mail from Soul Santa. Sessions available at noon and 1 p.m. Free; repeats Dec. 12. blackhisto­ or (804) 780-9093.


Home for the Holidays: Enjoy a virtual Home for the Holidays concert in the comfort of your home. Richmond Symphony will perform holiday favorites, with Christmas carols sung by parishes from across the state. Presented by Commonweal­th Catholic Charities. 6: 30 p. m. $ 50. details/ holiday-festival-of-music- home-for-the-holidays


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