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April 7-November 15, Weekend Afternoons
BARN AND FARM HISTORY DAYS
Ivy Creek Foundation.
Come enjoy the barn at Ivy Creek Natural Area.This was formerly the showpiece of the working farm known as River View Farm. Enjoy the displays including an observing beehive and farm equipment. Open every weekend afternoon until Thanksgiving. Ivy Creek Natural Area.  2-4pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: programs@ivycreekfoundation.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7772. 
 
November 15, Thursday
CUENTOS Y CANCIONES BILINGUAL STORYTIME
JMRL - Central Library.
Enjoy a special storytime in both English and Spanish featuring favorite stories, rhymes and songs in both languages to help you and your little one learn some basic Spanish. JMRL - Central Library.  4-4:30pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
November 15, Thursday
DIRECTOR'S CONVERSATION WITH STEVE INSKEEP
Smithsonian.
Steve Inskeep, host of NPR's Morning Edition, is also the author of Jacksonland, a history of President Andrew Jackson's long-running conflict with John Ross, a Cherokee chief who resisted the removal of Indians from the eastern United States in the 1830s. Inskeep will join Kevin Gover (Pawnee), director of the National Museum of the American Indian, for a conversation about the museum's newest exhibition, Americans and the history of Indian Removal. National Museum of the American Indian, Rasmuson Theater, Washington, D.C..  Directions: 4th St. SW & Independence Ave. SW.  6pm.  $Free.  Email: AlvarezMA@si.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 202-633-6888. 
 
Now-November
PICK YOUR OWN APPLES
The Market at Grelen.
Every Saturday and Sunday starting September 20 take a free hayride to the orchards from 12-3pm where you can pick your own apples. 15091 Yager Rd, Somerset.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-7268. 
 
November 3, December 1 & 15
RVCC 12TH ANNUAL WINTER MARKETS
Rockfish Valley Community Center.
Find local produce, meats, cheeses, jams, baked goods, greenery, live music and arts and crafts. Each market, except for the one on December 15, coincides with RVCC's Pancake Breakfast and the Treasure Chest Boutique Bag Day. Rockfish Valley Community Center, Afton.  9am-12pm.  $No cover.  All ages welcome.  Email: mountainvision@earthlink.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-1725. 
 
November 16, Friday
GREEK FEST AND BAKE SALE
Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church.
Traditional Greek foods served for lunch and dinner with lots of Greek pastries and goodies. Both meals include Greek style green beans, Greek salad, a roll, a beverage and a Greek cookie. Bake sale items available for purchase. Vegetarian options available. Enter the raffle for awesome prizes, too. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Charlottesville Free Clinic. Greek Orthodox Hellenic Center.  10am-8pm.  $15 lunch/dinner.  All ages welcome.  Email: mabournos@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 295-5337. 
 
November 16 & 17
INLIGHT RICHMOND
1708 Gallery.
This open exhibition features a wide range of light-based art, including sculpture, video, performances and interactive projects, right in the heart of Richmond. The tenth anniversary InLight event will focus on the theme of community, and it will offer lantern-crafting opportunities and a dazzling parade. West Broad Street in the Arts and Culture District, Richmond.  6-7pm lantern making (Friday & Saturday), 7pm parade (Friday).  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: esmith@1708gallery.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-643-1708. 
 
November 6, 11 & 16
UVA MEN'S BASKETBALL
University of Virginia Athletics.
Cheer on the 'Hoos at home as they take on Towson, George Washington and Coppin State. John Paul Jones Arena.  7pm November 6 & 16, 2pm November 11.  $Season ticket prices vary.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
November 16, Friday
WOMEN ON THE MIC
The Front Porch.
Five central Virginia female singers, songwriters and musicians will take to the stage for the evening, including Erin Lunsford, Devon Sproule, Sally Rose, Becca Porter and Emily Julia Kresky. Fight Like a Grrrl (FLAG), the event's partner organization, strives to empower people with the ability to protect their physical and emotional wellbeing through female-driven self-defense education. The Front Porch.  8-10pm.  $12-$15.  All ages welcome.  Email: Booking@frontporchcville.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 201-925-4464. 
 
Now-November 16
WRITER'S EYE CONTEST & TOURS
UVA's Fralin Museum of Art.
This annual competition challenges youth in grades 3-12, University students and adults to submit original poetry and prose compositions inspired by works on view in the Museum. Entires are judged by established writers hailing from Central Virginia, and winners will be crowned at a ceremony in the spring and featured in an annually-produced anthology. UVA's Fralin Museum of Art.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-924-3592. 
 
November 17, Saturday
13TH ANNUAL BEST OF BOTH WORLDS DANCE AND STEP COMPETITION
The Paramount Theater.
Come see a fusion of dance and step teams competing for their share of $2,500 in cash and prizes, as well as bragging rights in this highly competitive event. Some of the top college, high school and community teams throughout the region will share the stage for a single afternoon. The Paramount Theater.  3:30pm.  $15.25 advance, $18.25 day of show.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@theparamount.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
November 17, Saturday
14TH ANNUAL KELLY WATT MEMORIAL RACE
The Friends of Kelly Hansen Watt.
Run in the open 2-mile race or have the kids run the half-mile run. All the kids receive awards for participation. Panorama Farms.  8:30am Kids Run, 9am 2-mile Race.  Email: kellywattmemorialrace@gmail.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
November 17, Saturday
3RD ANNUAL FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVAL
Bold Rock Hard Cider.
A family and pet-friendly celebration with live music, hay rides, apple bobbing and crushing, pumpkin carving, food and refreshments and other fall-themed activities. Bold Rock Hard Cider, Nellysford.  11am-8pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-1030. 
 
November 17, Saturday
6TH ANNUAL HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RAKE-A-THON
Habitat for Humanity.
The Habitat for Humanity Rake-a-Thon is a family-friendly event for people of all ages which raises funds and awareness for affordable housing in our community. All proceeds will support one of the newest neighborhoods at Lochlyn Hill. In this mixed-income development, Habitat will build eight homes. Locations in Charlottesville.  9am3pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-9066. 
 
November 17, Saturday
6TH ANNUAL MASSANUTTEN RESORT TURKEY BOWL
Massanutten Resort.
Tee up to support local area food banks. The format is 4-Person Bring Your Own Team Captain's Choice (must have a combined handicap of 45+). Each player is asked to bring a 10-pound frozen turkey to be donated to EAUS. Woodstone Meadows Golf Course at Massanutten Resort.  10am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-289-9441. 
 
November 17, Saturday
7TH ANNUAL NUTZY'S ROTARY FUNN RUN
The Rotary Club of West Richmond/The Richmond Flying Squirrels.
Runners, walkers, kids and parents with strollers will take off from Scott's Addition at 11am for a 5K run/walk. Stick around after the race for the block party, which will include live '80s music, vendors, food, adult beverages and kid activities. The race benefits UMFS and The Flying Squirrels Charities. Scott's Addition, Richmond.  11am run/walk.  $30 adults, $20 youth (ages 3-20).  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-305-0879. 
 
November 17, Saturday
AFFAIRS OF THE HEARTH AT HENRICUS HISTORICAL PARK
Henricus Historical Park.
Explore 17th-century cooking in the daily life of English soldiers, middle-class colonists and Virginia Indians. Demonstrations at the Virginia Indian site features the smoking of meat and making harvest stew and corn cakes. See demos of how soldiers made small rations of their food. All foster children and their families get in free - see site for details. Henricus Historical Park, Chester.  Directions: 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester.  All Day.  $$9 Adults, $7 Children ages 6-12, Patrons Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-748-1611. 
 
November 17, Saturday
APPLE CIDER PRESSING DEMONSTRATION
Saunders Brothers Market.
Observe Papa Saunders' antique cider press in action, then taste the freshness of the finished product. Music by David Matthews of Lovingston will follow. Saunders Brothers Market, Piney River.  Directions: 2717 Tye Brook Hwy.  11am-3pm.  $No cover.  All ages welcome.  Email: farmmarket@saundersbrothers.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-277-5455, ext. 37. 
 
November 17, Saturday
CRAFT FAIR AT ALBEMARLE HIGH SCHOOL
Albemarle High School.
The Albemarle High School Band Boosters is hosting a craft fair with crafters offering photography, jewelry, baskets, knit and crochet items, jams and relishes, soaps and candles, handbags and more. Albemarle High School.  Directions: Cafeteria.  9am-3pm.  Email: ahsbandcraftfair@gmail.com. For more info call: 434-975-9300. 
 
November 15-17, Thursday-Saturday
FALL DANCE CONCERT
UVA Department of Drama.
Each semester, the Dance Program presents eclectic, provocative and engaging choreographic works by students, faculty and guest artists. UVA's Culbreth Theater.  8pm every evening.  $5-$7.  All ages welcome.  Email: drama@virginia.edu. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-924-3326 . 
 
November 17, Saturday
FAMILY ART JAMS: NATURE UP CLOSE
The Fralin Museum of Art.
Programs combining age-appropriate tours, interactive tours with hands-on art activities for children. Parents or other adult family members are encouraged to serve as assistants, models and collaborators. The Fralin Museum of Art.  1-3pm for ages 5-7, 3-5pm for ages 8-12.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-243-2050. 
 
November 17, Saturday
HAMILTON VS JEFFERSON: "HISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON YOU"
Monticello.
What really happened between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton? Did they disagree in everything or were there some shared goals for our new country? Come hear a lively debate between rockstar historians, colleagues and friends Joanne Freeman, Annette Gordon-Reed, Barbara Oberg and Peter Onuf. Doors open at 4pm. A book signing by the speakers will follow the discussion. Monticello.  4:30-5:30pm.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
November 3 & 17, Saturdays
PARENTS' SURVIVAL NIGHT
The Little Gym Charlottesville.
Go out while the kids get dinner and have fun at The Little Gym. Featured movie will be shown. The Little Gym Charlottesville.  6:45-9:45pm.  $30 first child/members, $35 for nonmembers.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-975-5437. 
 
April 7-November 3, Saturdays
SCOTTSVILLE COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET
Scottsville Chamber of Commerce.
Enjoy local produce, meat, eggs, baked goods, flowers, jams, and hand-crafted items in historic Scottsville. Scottsville Pavilion.  Directions: 125 Fleet St., Scottsville.  8am-12pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Deb Smith.  Email: market@scottsville.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-286-9267. 
 
November 17, Saturday
THE WHITE PIG ANIMAL SANCTUARY OPEN HOUSE
Dina Brigish .
The White Pig Animal Sanctuary, located just outside of Charlottesville, VA, will be opening its doors for the first time to the public. This family-friendly open house will include tours of the farm, interaction with the animals, walking trails, live music by Butterfly Vendetta, a bonfire, animal-free food and drink and more. The White Pig Animal Sanctuary, Schuyler.  Directions: 5120 Irish Rd.  12-8pm.  $Donations welcome at the door.  All ages welcome.  Email: dina@thewhitepig.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-831-1416. 
 
November 18, Sunday
15TH ANNUAL MISTLETOE MARKET
Junior League of Charlottesville.
Join the Junior League of Charlottesville for its annual holiday shopping event featuring amazing artisans, craft makers and vendors from Charlottesville and surrounding areas. Tons of handcrafted goods, jewelry, specialty items, childrens gifts, home decor, holiday decorations and more will be available for purchase. All proceeds will directly benefit the Junior League of Charlottesville and the Charlottesville community. Boar's Head Pavilion.  10am-4pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: mistletoe@jlcville.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-570-9258. 
 
November 18, Sunday
3RD ANNUAL WARRIOR HIKE
The Market at Grelen.
This annual hiking event will benefit Warrior Expeditions, a nonprofit organization helping veterans have a smooth transition back into civilian life. Hike the Grelen Trails for as many miles as you want, picking up tokens along the way. Turn them in at the end for a chance to win raffle prizes. More miles equals more tokens and better chances at winning. The Market at Grelen, Somerset.  Directions: 15091 Yager Rd.  12-4pm.  $Free for kids six and under, $25 hike for adults and kids 7+.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-7268. 
 
November 18, Sunday
ANNUAL CULPEPER DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Culpeper Renaissance Inc.
Enjoy festive holiday food, free horse & carriage and wagon rides, free trolley rides, a visit and photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus, open houses, live holiday music, Christmas caroling, gingerbread house making workshops, dance performances, tree lighting and more. Downtown Culpeper.  12-5pm, 5:15pm tree lighting.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-825-4416. 
 
November 17 & 18, Saturday & Sunday
CHARLOTTESVILLE SYMPHONY MASTERWORKS: TCHAIKOVSKY'S FIFTH
Charlottesville Symphony / UVA McIntire Department of Music.
Old Cabell Hall Saturday & Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center Sunday.  8pm Saturday, 3:30pm Sunday.  $10-45.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-924-3376. 
 
November 17-18, Saturday-Sunday
HOPI TRIBAL FESTIVAL
Smithsonian.
The Hopi Tribe is a sovereign nation located in northeastern Arizona, and their nation encompasses more than 1.5-million acres and 12 villages across three mesas. During this all-day, two-day festival, the Hopi people will share artist demonstrations, performances of music and dance and a presentation of the history of the Hopi Code Talkers. The Hopi Youth Color Guard will present and retire the colors at the beginning and end of each day, too. National Museum of the American Indian, Potomac Atrium, Washington, D.C..  Directions: 4th St. SW & Independence Ave. SW.  10am-5pm.  $Free.  Email: AlvarezMA@si.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 202-633-6888. 
 
November 11 & 18
LIVE MUSIC ON THE HILL
Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards.
Head to Pippin Hill on Sundays in November to enjoy live tunes and stunning scenery. On November 11, Willie DE will blend folk, blues and a dash of jazz to create a fresh, original sound. On November 18, Mike and Joy will bring gorgeous harmonies, masterful guitar work, catchy originals and a fun mix of covers to the Pippin Hill Lawn. Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, North Garden.  Directions: 5022 Plank Rd.  1-4pm.  $No cover.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@pippinhillfarm.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-202-8063. 
 
April-November, Weekends
PANCAKE BREAKFASTS AT CHILES PEACH ORCHARD
Chiles Peach Orchard.
Come start the day off right. Enjoy our delicious breakfast of all-you-can-eat pancakes with our fresh fruit topping served with a side of sausage and OJ/milk/coffee. Eat until you're full, then stroll the farm market for delicious fruit and unique and local gift items. Chiles Peach Orchard, Crozet.  10am-12pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-1583. 
 
November 18, Sunday
PARAMOUNT AT THE MOVIES PRESENTS: WEST SIDE STORY
The Paramount Theater.
The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The Paramount Theater.  2pm.  $7 adults, $5 12 & under.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
November 17-18
PETER MAX'S "THE RETROSPECTIVE: 1960-2018"
A newly-curated collection, courtesy of artist Peter Max, will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at a presentation at Chasen Galleries, a fine arts staple in Richmond. A preview of the exhibition will go live on Saturday, November 10th starting at 6pm. Chasen Galleries.  Directions: 3101 Ellwood Avenue, Richmond.  4-8pm Saturday; 1-3pm Sunday.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: rose@chasengalleries.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-204-1048. 
 
November 8-11 & 15-18, Thursday-Sunday
SWEENEY TODD MUSICAL
The Wayne Theatre.
Stephen Sondheim's and Hugh Wheeler's tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world. The Wayne Theatre, Waynesboro.  Directions: 521 W. Main St.  7pm Thursday-Saturday, 3pm Sunday.  $22 adults, $15 students.  For details, please click this link. 
 
November 16-18, Friday-Sunday
THE MIND OF MADISON
James Madison's Montpelier.
This seminar will consider several of the subjects that vexed Madison the most, how his views evolved through his long life of public service and the relevance (or irrelevance) of those ideas today. James Madison's Montpelier.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-2728. 
 
November 19, Monday
ALCOHOL INK TILES CRAFT WORKSHOP
JMRL - Crozet Library.
Decorate ceramic tiles with alcohol ink to create unique designs. Turn them into coasters or simply leave them as small works of art. All supplies will be provided. Ages 14-plus. Required registration begins November 5. JMRL - Crozet Library.  6:30-8:30pm.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
September 17, October 22 & November 19, Mondays
MAKER MONDAYS
JMRL - Northside Library.
No need to worry about getting to the library on time--just drop by Northside Library's Teen Desk to work on a craft at your own pace, or take home supplies to finish your masterpiece later. Supplies will be provided but are limited. September 17: Floppy Disk pen holder/planter. October 22: Sushi Pompoms. November 19: Finger knitting/crocheting. JMRL - Northside Library.  6-8pm.  Recommended for ages 11 to 18.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
November 19, Monday
PICTURE BOOK PARTY
JMRL - Gordon Avenue Library.
November is National Picture Book Month--a time to celebrate how these texts have touched readers around the world for generations. Picture books aren't just for the itty bitty; readers of all ages are invited to bring their favorites to share aloud or pass around. The library will have new favorites for you to experience, too. JMRL - Gordon Avenue Library.  7-8pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5544. 
 
November 20, Tuesday
TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB)
Crozet Library.
Be a part of the Crozet Library Teen Advisory Board and help the library plan and lead teen programs, displays and activities. Members will enjoy snacks and receive volunteer hours for their participation. It's your library - make a difference. Grades 7-12. Registration and completion of a TAB application is required. Crozet Library.  6:30-7:30pm.  $Free.  Recommended for ages 12 to 18.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
November 22, Thursday
10TH ANNUAL EARLYSVILLE TURKEY TROT 5K & KIDS HALF-MILE RUN
Earlysville Turkey Trot.
Start off your holiday with a 5k run beginning and ending at the Rivanna Community Church. Kids can participate in a free half-mile race, and walkers are also welcome to take part in the festivities. Strollers welcome at the back of the pack. No dogs please. Benefits the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. 601 Earlysville Green, Earlysville.  Directions: 3-way intersection of Earlysville Road, Reas Ford Road and Earlysville Forest Drive.  8:30am kid's race (12 and under), 9am 5k (6 and up).  $10 kid's race, $30 5k Youth (ages 6-14), $35 5k Adult (including stroller division).  All ages welcome.  Email: emily@charlottesvillemultisports.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
November 22, Thursday
37TH ANNUAL BOAR'S HEAD TURKEY TROT
Boar's Head Inn.
Before your big feast, unite with friends and family to run or walk the annual 5k course to raise money for the UVA Children's Hospital. No pets, please. Early registration is recommended. Boar's Head Inn.  9am.  $35 youth (ages 5-14), $50 adult (ages 15-plus).  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-972-7454. 
 
November 22, Thursday
BLESSING OF THE HOUNDS
Grace Episcopal Church.
Enjoy a brief blessing ceremony, which includes bagpipes, a soloist, hounds and horses. Enjoy cider and donuts and the beginning of the hunt afterward. No pets allowed on church grounds. Grace Episcopal Church.  Directions: Route 231, Keswick.  10-11am.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: parishadministrator@gracekeswick.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-3549. 
 
November 23, Friday
BE THANKFUL 5K
Wintergreen Resort / Bold Rock Hard Cider / Rockfish Valley Foundation.
Walk off some of that Thanksgiving feast with a quick 5K. Net proceeds to benefit the Nelson County Community Fund. Limited on-site registration, Friday, November 23 beginning at 7:30am. Medals and prizes will be awarded at the end of the race including prizes for best individual costume, best group costume, fastest dog on a leash and best dressed dog. Bold Rock Hard Cider, Nellysford.  Directions: 1020 Rockfish Valley Highway.  9-11am.  $20-$25.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-1030. 
 
November 23, Friday
BOAR'S HEAD GRAND ILLUMINATION
Boar's Head Resort.
Bring the entire family for a walking tour of festive lights and elegantly decorated Christmas trees. The Tree Lighting ceremony starts at 5pm and pictures with Santa will be from 6-8pm. Enjoy carriage rides, hot chocolate and cookies from 5:15-8:15pm. Boar's Head Resort.  5-8:15pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-2181. 
 
November 23, Friday
NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY: FAMILY FUN FRIDAY
Smithsonian.
This celebration of Native American Heritage Day features hands-on activities, make-and-takes and music and interactive dance presentations. National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, D.C..  Directions: 4th St. SW & Independence Ave. SW.  10am-4pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: AlvarezMA@si.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 202-633-6888. 
 
November 23-24, Friday-Saturday
CHRISTMAS FAIR
The Frontier Culture Museum.
The Frontier Culture Museum offers their version of the traditional, German-inspired Christmas Market with open-air booths selling handcrafted artisan gifts. The Frontier Culture Museum.  Friday 9am5pm, Saturday 9am5pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-332-7850. 
 
November 24, Saturday
FRIENDSHIP, TRADE & FEAST AT HENRICUS HISTORICAL PARK
Henricus Historical Park.
Join English and Virginia Indian historical interpreters for the autumn harvest feasts and fun common to 17th-century Virginia residents. Immerse yourself in cooking, games, songs and dances common to the homes in 1611-1622 Virginia. Registration required. Henricus Historical Park, Chester.  Directions: 251 Henricus Park Road, Chester.  All day.  $9 adult, $7 ages 6-12.  All ages welcome.  Email: henricus1611@aol.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-748-1611. 
 
Saturdays in November
IMAGINATIONS CREATIONS!
Smithsonian.
Games are an important tradition shared by all ages in many Native communities. Several games are designed to build strength in both body and spirit through exercise, group cooperation and practicing important skills such as hand-eye coordination. Visitors are invited to learn about the many games that are regularly played throughout the Americas, then create a ball and triangle game to take home. This recurring event is recommended for ages 5-plus. National Museum of the American Indian.  Directions: 4th St. SW & Independence Ave. SW.  1:30-3:30pm.  $Free.  Email: AlvarezMA@si.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 202-633-6888. 
 
May 26-November 24, Saturdays
MINI CLASSES AT THE MARKET
The Market at Grelen/Shabby Love.
Come each Saturday for a mini class on a variety of subjects from Herbs in June to Holiday Plants in November. See site for details. The Market at Grelen.  10am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-7268. 
 
November 24, Saturday
PARAMOUNT PRESENTS: MIKE SUPER - MAGIC & ILLUSION 2.OH!
The Paramount Theater.
In this brand new show, Mike will appear from an actual projection image. He plans to give the audience the winning Powerball numbers. The Paramount Theater.  7pm.  $29.75-$44.75.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
November 23 & 24, Friday & Saturday
POINSETTIA OPEN HOUSE
Milmont Greenhouse.
This annual holiday festival offers up homemade donuts and coffee, door prizes and over 30 varieties of poinsettias to get you feeling festive. Vendors will sell food, gifts and arts and crafts. The first 50 customers each day will receive a free poinsettia with the online coupon. Milmont Greenhouse, Waynesboro.  8am-5:30pm Friday, 8am-5pm Saturday.  $No cover.  All ages welcome.  Email: milmont@milmont.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-943-8408. 
 
November 3, 10 & 24, Saturdays
STORYTIMES AT NEW DOMINION BOOKSHOP
New Dominion Bookshop.
Head to New Dominion on the first, second and fourth Saturdays of November to enjoy special storytime sessions, lead by the authors themselves. November 3: Mark Loewen reads from "What Does a Princess Really Look Like?"; November 10: Helen Williamson reads from "Adventures in Dinglewood"; November 24: J. Robin Albertson-Wren reads from "Mindfulness for Kids" New Dominion Bookshop.  11am.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: staff@ndbookshop.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-295-2552. 
 
November 24-25, Saturday-Sunday
DECK THE HALLS OPEN HOUSE
Early Mountain Vineyards.
Local makers and artisans present their crafts, and Early Mountain offers a wide array of food and wine. Holiday fun for the whole family. Early Mountain Vineyards, Madison.  11am-5pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-9005. 
 
November 25, Sunday
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AT MONTICELLO
Monticello.
Visit with Thomas Jefferson for free and see the house decorated for the holidays. The Shop at Monticello will offer tastings and treats. Monticello.  9am-4:30pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@monticello.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-984-9800. 
 
November 22-25, Thursday-Sunday
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND AT WINTERGREEN
Wintergreen Resort.
The holiday season of family traditions at Wintergreen begins with Thanksgiving. Traditional feasts, the grand illumination of the courtyard, holiday workshops and family fun. Plus, enjoy the new tradition, the Be Thankful 5k at Bold Rock Cidery on Friday. Wintergreen Resort.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-325-8180. 
 
November 9, 20, 24 & 25
UVA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
University of Virginia Athletics.
Cheer on the 'Hoos at home as they take on Mississippi State, NC A&T, Central Michigan and St. Louis. John Paul Jones Arena.  7pm November 9, 11am November 20, 2pm November 24, 3:30pm November 25.  $Single game and season tickets available.  All ages welcome.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 

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