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  1. Dickens' Christmas Towne

    November 23, 2019 - December 31, 2019 @ Nauticus

    Celebrate the holidays in this magical village featuring photos with Santa, Geoffrey The Talking Christmas Tree, Randy the Plain-Nosed Reindeer, Walking Gingerbread Men, Talking Nutcrackers, a Juggling Jack in the Box, Steampunk Vehicles, on-stage entertainment, music, shops, sweet and savory fare, free crafts for kids, and more!

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  2. Offsite Gallery opening reception: Remembering Her Homecoming

    December 6, 2019, 5:30 PM - January 17, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Offsite Gallery @ MacArthur Center

    Join us for an opening reception December 6, 5:30pm -7:30pm. Free & open to the public. Film screening at 6pm. As a black female artist working and learning in Richmond, VA, which was once the center of slave trading in the region, Nastassja Swift explores how the ancestral footsteps of black women have contributed to the stories and history of black girlhood in Richmond, VA. Consisting of wearable fiber sculptures, photography & film, "Remembering Her Homecoming" illustrates a moment of remembrance & reflection on the women who have roamed the spaces before us. "Remembering Her Homecoming" By Nastassja Swift, Marlon Turner and Torian Ugworji on view through January 17, 2020.

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  3. A Christmas Carol presented by The Virginia Stage Company

    December 7, 2019, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Wells Theater

    Virginia Stage’s most popular production continues its tradition at the Wells Theatre. Follow Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey through time with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as he learns about redemption, kindness, and compassion. Filled with music and mirth, this timeless play is recommended for all ages and is fun for the whole family to enjoy. Adapted by Patrick Mullins, Directed by MARIANNE SAVELL

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  4. The Nutcracker

    December 7, 2019, 2:00 PM @ Chrysler Hall

    Tchaikovsky's brilliant ballet score comes to life for this magical collaboration between Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra! Heralded as "perfect" by The New York Times, Stoner Winslett's The Nutcracker returns to Chrysler Hall for the 7th consecutive year. From a battle beneath the branches of a mystical Christmas tree, to a winter white forest, and then off to a far-off kingdom of delectable sweets, this dazzling production is sure to bring joy to everyone’s December.

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  5. The Nutcracker

    December 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Chrysler Hall

    Tchaikovsky's brilliant ballet score comes to life for this magical collaboration between Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra! Heralded as "perfect" by The New York Times, Stoner Winslett's The Nutcracker returns to Chrysler Hall for the 7th consecutive year. From a battle beneath the branches of a mystical Christmas tree, to a winter white forest, and then off to a far-off kingdom of delectable sweets, this dazzling production is sure to bring joy to everyone’s December.

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  6. Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

    December 7, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Attucks Theatre

    Internationally acclaimed award-winning musicians Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, and their seven children, are inviting audiences to be a part of their holiday celebration: A Celtic Family Christmas on Saturday, December 7 in the Historic Attucks Theatre. Tickets are available online at www.vafest.org and www.ticketmaster.com.

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  7. Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

    December 7, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Attucks Theatre

    Award-winning fiddle virtuoso Natalie MacMaster, her dazzlingly gifted fiddler husband, Donnell Leahy, and their five of their musically gifted children bring you familiar holiday songs with classic Celtic tunes for a fiddling, step-dancing, and singing celebration inside the historic Attucks Theatre!

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Pancakes, Paws and Santa Claws

    December 7, 2019, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Virginia Zoological Park

    Eat breakfast with Santa, meet Zoo animal ambassadors, make a craft, enjoy all-day Zoo admission and children get to take home a lasting memento of them and Saint Nick. Location: Virginia Zoo, heated Event Pavilion

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  2. Breakfast with Santa

    December 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Harbor Park

    Join Santa, Rip Tide and Triton as they enjoy an early Christmas celebration at Hits at the Park Restaurant! Package includes: breakfast buffet, hot chocolate bar, cookie decorating, opportunity to take photos with Santa, Rip Tide and Triton on the field (weather permitting). Participants are encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift, which will enter them into a raffle benefiting the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. To RSVP, call 757-622-2222 ext.121 or email John Rogerson at jrogerson@norfolktides.com.

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  3. Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Christmas Marketplace

    December 7, 2019, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Town Point Park - Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Filled with plenty of holiday cheer and good tidings, the Holiday Yule Log Bonfire and Christmas Marketplace is the perfect way to welcome in the 2019 holiday season. Town Point Park is transformed into a festive outdoor wonderland featuring unique and local crafts, a towering Yule Log Bonfire, Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and whiskey tastings, and a visit from the Big Man himself.

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