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

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

Holiday Lane: Lights in the Park

A new light show in Jim Barnett Park, called Holiday Lane, will be offered for our community to experience from the safety of their vehicle. The lights and holiday scenes will be installed around the road that meanders through Jim Barnett Park from the amphitheater area (Oak Drive), past the dog park and ending near the Rec Center (War Memorial Drive).

Holiday Lane will be available to drive through from 5:00-8:30 pm, seven days a week, November 30-December 20, 2020. The show is free to enter and will feature beautiful light designs, characters, and holiday decorations the entire family will love. Also, Santa is planning to stop by on weekends.

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.

Black Friday Celebration

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Escape the chaos of shopping and spend Black Friday at Valerie Hill.

Starting at noon we’ll have our full cafe menu available including food specials. Then at 1:00pm enjoy live music with Jimmy Lee.

And of course wine will be flowing all day! Still have the urge to grab some Black Friday shopping deals?

Just bring your laptop or tablet and enjoy our free WiFi! And of course our manor house will be decked out in all her Christmas Glory! Don’t miss one of our favorite days of the year.

Thanksgiving Weekend Tours

Belle Grove will be open for tours on Friday, November 27 & Saturday, November 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, November 29 from 1-5 p.m.

Tours begin at :15 past each hour. Tour groups are limited to 10 people and tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The Museum Shop is fully stocked with great holiday gifts, too!

Click here for ticket information and pricing

 

 

West Oaks Farm Market Holiday Craft Bazaar

Critty’s Crafty Creations will be attending the West Oaks Farm Market Holiday Bazaar in Winchester VA. Please come visit us Saturday, November 30th from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm to do a little holiday shopping!

Plaid Friday Walking Tour

Looking for a fun activity to do with visiting relatives over the Thanksgiving holiday? This special Winchester history tour has a unique holiday spin!

Learn about local traditions and hear stories about Christmases past. Meet in front of the Kurtz Building (2 N. Cameron Street) on the corner of Cameron Street and Boscawen Street.

Fee: $10. Kids 12 and under are free.

Please reserve in advance by calling (540) 542-1326.

Bough and Dough Shop

The Bough & Dough Shop, located on the first floor of the Hexagon House, is a boutique-style holiday gift shop featuring talented local artisans. You will find unique handmade items, freshly baked goods, as well as a selection of freshly-cut greenery, wreaths, and premade bows for your holiday decorating.

The shop will feature free food samples for taste testing products, pottery, art glass, handwoven baskets, unique handcrafted gifts, ornaments, artwork, and books on local history.

Purchases will help support Preservation of Historic Winchester’s mission to preserve the best of the area’s past.

See Preservation of Historic Winchester’s website for details on the participating artisans.

Open 10am-6pm, November 22-23

Additional Hours of Operation:
November 22 – December 15, 2019
Tue.-Sat., 10 AM – 5 PM
Sun. (December 1, 8, and 15 only) Noon – 5 PM
Extended Evening Hours (open until 6 PM):
Grand Opening weekend, November 22 & 23
Holiday House Tour weekend, December 6-8
Closed for Thanksgiving

Bakery Festival

Grab a plate and help us celebrate the Bakery Festival!

Enjoy a free sampling of delicious baked goods. The market will be taking orders for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

www.markermillerorchards.com