Here are some great holiday activities to include in your Advent Calendar, if you live near Winchester, VA, as we do!
“Don’t miss the Frederick County Parks & Recreation’s annual light show – memories to last a lifetime! Don your stocking caps and wrap those scarves tight as you take a magical stroll through this winter wonderland. Warm up in the cabin, where you might run into Santa, or with some hot chocolate and cookies!
12 and over: $4
1 and under: Free
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, & New Years Day
Lights out at 10 p.m. So please plan your visit accordingly”
PYO Christmas Tree Farms – http://www.pickyourownchristmastree.org/VAxmasnorthern.php
Christmas Parade and Activities – http://www.oldtownwinchesterva.com/2012/11/christmas-parade-and-tree-lighting-ceremony-2/
“Celebrate the fun and excitement of the holiday season in Old Town Winchester. Bands, floats, and specialty units along with Santa will be coming to see you. Don’t forget the tree lighting ceremony, immediately following the parade.
The Old Town Christmas Parade begins at 7pm. The parade route is Cameron Street to Piccadilly to left on Braddock St. to left on Cork St. and finish at Loudoun St.
Tree Lighting: Santa will walk down Rouss Avenue to the official Tree Lighting stand to light the tree.
Movies on the Mall: Outdoor presentation of Arthur Christmas starting at 5:30pm and a second showing directly after the tree lighting. Bring chairs and blankets.
Inclement Weather: The parade will be held on the day scheduled unless there is severe inclement weather. Weather announcements will be made on local radio and cable stations. There is not a cancellation date.”
Live Nativity – http://www.fbcva.org/607066.ihtml
“Bundle up and enjoy a wagon ride through scenes with live actors that tell the
story of the nativity. Visitors will also be treated to cookies, hot chocolate, and caroling.
Park at Creekside on Valley Avenue. A hayride will take visitors to the battlefield. Dress warmly. Tours last approximately 20 minutes.
Inclement weather dates: December 8-9, 6-9pm.
Sponsored by Fellowship Bible Church.
Still looking for a good petting farm here…any suggestions?