Follow the Star – Living Nativity Drive Through

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 12 and 13.

December 5 and 6, 5-9pm

Follow the Star is a dramatic and immersive live nativity experience celebrating its 11th year in Winchester, Virginia.

This year Follow the Star will be a drive through Nativity, in the Parking Lot of Fellowship Bible Church. You will be greeted by traffic attendants who will show you where to drive and you will experience Follow the Star from the warmth and safety of your vehicle. Expect delays when you arrive, but we will have Christmas music for your listening enjoyment. The audio portion will be through a Spotify link given to you when you arrive- or a CD, if that’s your preference. There will be live drama- including animals- for your enjoyment as you drive through the event.

Open to the public. All are welcome!

Free admission!

Inclement Weather Dates • December 12 & 13

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www.fbcva.org/followthestar

Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for our annual lighting of the winery Christmas tree!
Purchase a glass of mulled wine as we gather around the tree and see the lights go up – this event is great for kids, too.
Don’t forget your complimentary cookie!
We will light the tree at 7pm, but come early and kick off the holiday season.

Follow the Star – Living Nativity Drive Through

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 12 and 13.

December 5 and 6, 5-9pm

Follow the Star is a dramatic and immersive live nativity experience celebrating its 11th year in Winchester, Virginia.

This year Follow the Star will be a drive through Nativity, in the Parking Lot of Fellowship Bible Church. You will be greeted by traffic attendants who will show you where to drive and you will experience Follow the Star from the warmth and safety of your vehicle. Expect delays when you arrive, but we will have Christmas music for your listening enjoyment. The audio portion will be through a Spotify link given to you when you arrive- or a CD, if that’s your preference. There will be live drama- including animals- for your enjoyment as you drive through the event.

Open to the public. All are welcome!

Free admission!

Inclement Weather Dates • December 12 & 13

www.facebook.com/winchesterfollowthestar

www.fbcva.org/followthestar

Kris Kringle Outdoor Market

Please join us for Belle Grove’s first Kris Kringle Outdoor Market! Come experience the old world charm of an outdoor Christmas Market with safe, social distancing. We will have local artisans and producers on the grounds and upper level of the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center. Plus complimentary hot spiced tea and storytime with Santa!

The Museum Shop will be open and is stocked with unique items, books, and toys. Belle Grove Manor House will be decorated for the holidays and open for guided tours.

Saturday, 10am-4pm

Sunday, 1-5pm

Candlelight Tours and Open House

Kick off the holiday season with the annual Candlelight Tour of Abram’s Delight, the oldest house in Winchester, built in 1754. This event will be somewhat different from years past. Although the house will be closed, guests are invited to walk the museum grounds and view the beautiful holiday decorations that are created by local garden clubs. The 1780s log cabin will be open.

Friday, December 4:
6-8pm

Saturday, December 5:
3-7pm

Admission is Free!

Holiday Tours

For the 2020 holiday season, Belle Grove Plantation will feature decorations in each room of the historic Manor House. In addition to the centerpiece 12-foot tree in the Parlor, area Garden Clubs will adorn each room with natural decorations and crafts celebrating the theme of “A Homespun Holiday” to celebrate The Shenandoah Valley Tapestry being on display. Thanks to our Garden Club partners for making this wonderful tradition possible by sharing their time and talents with our community!

Be sure to come by the Kris Kringle Outdoor Market on December 5 & 6. Read more here.

Belle Grove will be open for touring December 4 – December 30, 2020 with the following schedule:

Guided Tours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (last tour 3:15 p.m.) and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. (last tour 4:15 p.m.)
Christmas by Candlelight (self-guided tours and live music): Friday and Saturdays 4 – 8 p.m.
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Click here for pricing. Please note that due to health and safety precautions, we limit guided tours to 10 people. Tour tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. During self-guided tours we may have to limit numbers in the Manor House. We thank you for your patience and for helping keep us all well.

Admission is free for Belle Grove members. The holidays are the perfect time to purchase or renew a membership to support Belle Grove’s mission. It also makes a wonderful gift! Learn more here.

The Museum Shop is open during all touring hours and it is the perfect place to find a unique and locally made gift!

Call (540) 869-2028 for more information.

www.bellegrove.org

Holiday Pop Up Shop

Easely Created is hosting a socially-distanced Holiday POP Up Shop.

You can shop in person on small business Saturday (November 28th) at Easely Created in downtown Winchester from 11-8pm or virtually from November 28th – December 6th. All artist/vendors are local and each creation is handmade with love!

Check out the holiday shopping group https://www.facebook.com/groups/3420186081409044/
and get updates on highlighted vendors, when shopping opens and when crafters post new items!

Join us as we continue the effort to support small businesses and local makers.

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

November 27-January 3

You’ll be delighted by this light show that lets you see fantastic displays and music along the paved path at Clearbrook Park. Take your time enjoying the sights and sounds of the season along the magical stroll through a winter wonderland. Clearbrook Park’s annual light show is a tradition sure to create lasting memories!

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

Regular Admission
Ages 3+: $5
Ages 0-2: FREE

Showtimes: 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm, and 9:00 pm

Pre-registration is required this year. More information and Register HERE

TICKETS : Tickets will be emailed to you after completing the registration process and are needed for admission using a touch-less scanning system when entering the show. Please make sure you have your tickets ready to scan when entering Walking in a Winter Wonderland. Thank you

Please observe social distancing guidelines while attending this event. Leashed and friendly dogs are welcome on Sunday evenings only.

PARKING : Please enter at the Clearbrook Pool parking lot entrance via Brucetown Road.
130 Poolside Drive, Clear Brook, Virginia 22624