Calendar of Events

November 3
Sips and Sweets
hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost is $5 for Alliance members;
$10 general admission.
More information: (434) 845-5966 or
www.lynchburgregion.org

November 4
First Friday at Downtown and Rivermont
Lynchburg
5-8 p.m.
Free to the general public. Ride the trolley.

Ivan Zenaty and Sandra Shapiro
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
A performance by World class Czech violinist Ivan Zenaty and American pianist Sandra Shapiro. Students, $10; Adults, $20.

The Ellington Presents at The Glass House—The Whiskey Rebellion
1019 Jefferson St., Lynchburg
8 – 11 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Tickets: $15/advance, $20/door

November 5
2nd Annual CASA Superhero 5K and Children’s Fun Run
Percival’s Island, Lynchburg
Sponsored by the Liberty University School of Law. 5K starts at 9 a.m. First heat of Children’s Fun Run starts at 10:45 a.m.

Vintage Lynchburg Holiday Sale
10th & Commerce streets, Lynchburg
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$3 admission fee (a portion to benefit Freedom 4/24). Cash only. Children are free.

CVCC 50th Anniversary Homecoming Festival
CVCC campus, Lynchburg
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Live music, food trucks, beer/wine garden and more.

Performance of the Roanoke Ballet Theatre
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Students, $10: Adults, $20.

November 9
Business at Breakfast Speed Networking hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
The Summit, Wyndhurst
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Cost to attend is $17 for Alliance members; $27 for general admission
More information: (434) 845-5966 or
www.lynchburgregion.org

25th annual Jewish Food Fair
Temple Agudath Sholom, Lynchburg
10 a.m.
Homemade soups, deli sandwiches, kosher hot dogs, fresh baked breads and pastries.

November 10
“Time Out of Mind” Film Screening
Lynchburg College
6 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Miriam’s House and Lynchburg College.

November 11
Holiday Hoopla
Downtown Lynchburg
5 – 8 p.m.
Retail shops and restaurants will be open late, offering holiday specials and activities all evening.

November 12
Holiday Makers’ Market
Moose Lodge 715
2307 Lakeside Dr., Lynchburg
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Hosted by the Jefferson Choral Society. Featuring artwork, crafts, jewelry, baked goods and more.

Annual Christmas Bazaar, Bake Sale and Brunswick Stew
Boonsboro Ruritan Club
1499 Coffee Rd., Lynchburg
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Free admission. Proceeds from booth rentals benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

Fall Festival: Harry Potter Theme
Amazement Square, Lynchburg
10 a.m.
Activities include Hogwarts costume contest, wand making, potion bar and more. $5/child ages 1-15. Adults free with purchase of child ticket. Event admission does not include museum admission.

November 13
Open Studios at Art on 12th
422 12th St., Lynchburg
2 – 4:30 p.m.
14 artists will open their studios to show their original works. No charge for admission.

Family Workshop: Recycled Wearable Art
Maier Museum of Art,
Randolph College, Lynchburg
2 p.m.

November 18
Sips and Cinema: Spinal Tap
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
7 – 9 p.m.
$20 general admission. Movie-inspired costumes are highly encouraged.

November 19
42nd annual Art, Crafts & More Show
Bedford Elementary School, Bedford
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
90 area artisans and crafters. Outdoor
food vendors. Sponsored by the GFWC Bedford Woman’s Club. Part of proceeds from $2 admission (age 6+) will benefit local organizations.

Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, Forest
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Regular admission: $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Non-tasting tickets: $10

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical: An Improvised Musical Comedy
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Students $10, Seniors $22, Adults $26

November 24
Turkey Trot for Humankind
150 Linden Ave., Lynchburg
8 – 11 a.m.
Sponsored by Wells Fargo.
Early bird pricing through Nov. 20. More information at www.humankind.org.

November 26
Small Business Saturday
Celebrate the “Shop Small” movement by supporting Lynchburg’s small businesses.

Mistletoe Market/Holiday Traditions
Lynchburg Community Market
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Locally-made gifts, fun family activities and tasty holiday treats.

December 1
14th annual Women’s Networking Blitz hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
Oakwood Country Club, Lynchburg
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Cost is $22 for Alliance members and
$32 general admission.
(434) 845-5966; www.lynchburgregion.org

December 2
First Friday at Downtown and Rivermont
Lynchburg
5-8 p.m.
Free to the general public. Ride the trolley.

December 3
Christmas Open House, “Christmas: A Season of Giving”
Avoca Museum, Altavista
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Nutcracker performed by The Charlottesville Ballet
E.C. Glass High School Auditorium, Lynchburg
4 p.m.
Adults $25; child/student/senior/military $20

Mistletoe Market/Holiday Traditions
Lynchburg Community Market
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Locally-made gifts, fun family activities and tasty holiday treats. Horse drawn carriage rides and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Dinner and a Movie: White Christmas
Academy Center of the Arts
7 – 10 p.m.
$60 admission. Movie-inspired costumes are highly encouraged.

Jefferson Choral Society’s “Just Believe” Christmas Concert
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg
7:30 p.m.
Tickets available at LynchburgTickets.com or 434-528-5700

December 4
Lynchburg Christmas and Holiday Parade
Midtown Lynchburg
4 – 5:30 p.m.
Parade route will start at City Stadium and end at E.C. Glass High School.

Jefferson Choral Society’s “Just Believe” Christmas Concert
Heritage United Methodist Church, Lynchburg
4 p.m.
Tickets available at LynchburgTickets.com or 434-528-5700

Christmas Open House,
“Christmas: A Season of Giving”
Avoca Museum, Altavista
1 – 5 p.m.

December 6
Pancakes & Politics Outlook Breakfast
hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
Randolph College, Smith Hall, Lynchburg
7:30 – 9 a.m.
Cost is $20 for Alliance members;
$30 general admission.
(434) 845-5966; www.lynchburgregion.org

December 10
Mistletoe Market/Holiday Traditions
Lynchburg Community Market
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Locally-made gifts, fun family activities and tasty holiday treats. Horse drawn carriage rides and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Downtown Historic Church
Open House
10 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Hosted by Interfaith Outreach Association. $20/person over age 11. Visit the nine beautiful historic downtown churches that will be decorated for Christmas and/or advent.

December 10
Christmas Open House, “Christmas: A Season of Giving”
Avoca Museum, Altavista
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

December 11
Christmas Open House, “Christmas: A Season of Giving”
Avoca Museum, Altavista
1 – 5 p.m.

December 15
State of the Region Economic Summit hosted by the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance
Liberty University Williams Stadium,
Club Level (3rd floor), Lynchburg
7:30 – 9 a.m.
More info: (434) 845-5966 or www.lynchburgregion.org

December 17
VA Rep: Twas the Night Before Christmas
Academy Center of the Arts
Shows at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Wreaths Across America
Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg
12 p.m. (must arrive by 11:45 a.m.)
An event to remember soldiers and patriots buried in the cemetery starting with the Revolutionary War. Donations received by Dec. 1 will be listed in the event program. Contact Arlene Cundiff at (434) 237-1189 or Penny Swisher at (434) 237-3354.

Bells of the Blue Ridge Christmas Concert
Forest Presbyterian Church
1226 2 Church Ln., Forest
7:30 p.m.
Central VA’s premier community handbell ensemble will present traditional and contemporary Christmas favorites.

December 18
The Nutcracker (Screening)
Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg
7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$10 general admission

December 20
Bells of the Blue Ridge
Christmas Concert
Heritage United Methodist Church
582 Leesville Rd., Lynchburg
7:30 p.m.
Central VA’s premier community handbell ensemble will present traditional and contemporary Christmas favorites.

December 31
New Year’s Eve with The Worx
Phase 2, Lynchburg
8 p.m.