December Calendar of Events

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s December calendar of events—just for women!

Saturday          1
Dickens’ Christmas Towne - Times vary thru 12/31. Weekend tea parties, trains, music. ($) Nauticus/Decker Half Moone Center 664-1000 (N)
Planetarium Show: Laser Holidays - Times vary thru 12/31. Classic favorites and an animated light display! ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Planetarium Show: Star of Wonder - Times vary thru 12/31. Follow the journey of the Magi. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
MacArthur on Ice - Times vary thru 1/21/19. Skating sessions, ice hockey clinics, figure skating. ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Therapeutic Yoga - 8:30-10 a.m. Every Sat. w/ National Yoga Academy. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
TCC Open House - 9 a.m.-noon. Learn about certificate & degree programs. All campuses. 822-1111 or visit www.tcc.edu/admission/open-house.
Marketplace at the Hub - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Get your holiday shopping done! Hub 757, 6801 Bridgeway Dr. 800-1800 (S)
Holiday Craft/Vendor/Artist Fair - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Spon. by Kempsville Middle School PTA. 860 Churchill Dr. 300-8632 (VB)
Wild at Art Show - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See artwork to inspire appreciation of nature. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Winter Market - 9 a.m.-8 p.m. thru 12/24. Fresh-cut Fraser Fir trees, wreaths + novelties. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Christmas Kick-Off - 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Shop + enjoy treats & demos all day. McDonald Garden Center, 1144 Independence Blvd. 464-5564 (VB)
Fly Fishing - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. RR Northwest River Park 392-1359 (C)
Coffee Painting Workshop - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Supplies incl. RR ($) d’Art Center 625-4211 (N)
VBIANDS Speaker: Elena Viada - 10 a.m.-noon. Workshop 2-4 p.m. Travel safely in the Spirit Realm. ($) Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. 428-3588 (VB)
Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1st Sat. Middle St. Garage 339-1876 (P)
Christmas Market - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Browse arts & crafts vendors, entertainment + visit Santa. Historic Main St. 877-2933 (Yorktown)
Jingle Mingle - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 1-5 p.m. Holiday workshops, art demos. Peninsula Fine Art Center 596-8175 (NN)
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops - 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. Sun. 2:30 p.m. & 4 p.m. ($) Williamsburg Presbyterian Church 229-9857 (W)
Santa’s Arrival - 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Photos w/ Santa thru 12/24. ($) Ches. Sq. Mall 488-9639 (C)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) Mac-Arthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Make a Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 1st Sat. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
Richmond Ballet: “The Nutcracker” Book Reading - 12-4 p.m. Enjoy sugar cookies and hot cocoa + meet local dancers! Barnes & Noble Town Center 804-344-0906 (VB)
Manteo Preservation Trust: Holiday Tour of Homes - 12-6 p.m. RR ($) Outer Banks Distilling, 510 Budleigh St. 252-473-7336 (Manteo)
Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Marketplace - 12-8 p.m. Browse local crafters + caroling and festivities. Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Sounds of the Season: Governor’s School for the Arts Jazz Band - 2-4 p.m. Sat. thru Dec. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Dance, Drum & Healing - 2-4 p.m. Every Sat. Intro to contemplative practices. ($) Sattvic Space Yoga & Healing Studio 655-3322 (P)
Maritime Connections Lecture - 2:30 p.m. Experience the museum behind the scenes! ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Million Bulb Walk - 4-9 p.m. thru 12/15. Enjoy 2 miles of spectacular light displays. ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
SkyWatch - 5-8 p.m. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers to explore planets, stars & galaxies! Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)
Bayport CU Holiday Lights Merry Mile - 5:30 p.m. thru 12/30. Journey through shiny lights on the boardwalk! ($) 2nd-22nd St., 385-7873 (VB)
Holiday Parade at the Beach - 5:30 p.m. Spon. by Cox Communications. Atlantic Ave., 15th-25th St. 385-7873 (VB)
Celebration in Lights - 5:30-10 p.m. thru 1/1. Drive through twinkling light displays. “Snow” on select nights. 886-7777 (NN)
Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade - 6 p.m. Caroling, performances, cider + parade. Yorktown Beach 890-4970 (Yorktown)
Moonlight & Mistletoe - 6:30 p.m.-midnight. Cocktails, dinner & dancing. Benefits CHKD. RR ($) Norfolk Waterside Marriott 668-7098 (N)
W&M Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - 7:30 p.m. Sun. 2 p.m. ($) Kimball Theatre 221-2674 (W)
Va. Stage Company: A Christmas Carol - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 12/23. Follow the classic tale of Scrooge’s journey of redemption. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)
The Manhattan Transfer Holiday Show - 8 p.m. Sun. 3 p.m. Holiday favorites by Grammy Award-winners. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Selden Market Holiday Party - 8-10 p.m. Cocktails, dancing + a nighttime market experience. Selden Market, 208 E. Main St. 623-1757 (N)

Sunday                        2
Happy Hanukkah!
Holiday Craft Sale & Family Fest - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Browse local artwork and create, explore, and enjoy art. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Advice for Daily Life - 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Every Sun. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. 504-4425 (VB)
Drag Yourself to Brunch - 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Every Sun. Age 18+. High-energy entertainment from female impersonators. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Sunday Brunch -11 a.m.–3 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Sun. RR ($) Sweetwater Cuisine 403-7073 (VB)
Manifest Monday - 12-1 p.m. Every 1st Mon. Motivate, move & meditate. ($) Harmony Health, 4540 Princess Anne Rd. 563-3075 (VB)
Free Wine Tasting - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Va. Beach Winery, 152 Newtown Rd. 995-4315 (VB)
Norfolk SPCA Magic Mutt Meet & Greet - 1-4 p.m. Photos w/ Santa & calendars to benefit animal care! MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Sounds of the Season: The Doorway Singers - 2-5 p.m. Sun. thru Dec. Also 12/24 - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Grand Illumination - 4-7:30 p.m. Music, fireworks. Colonial Williamsburg 888-965-7254 (W)
Pet Photos with Santa - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Also 12/9. Pet costumes encouraged. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Cirque du Soleil: Crystal - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Ice skaters and acrobats claim their new frozen playground. ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)

Monday                       3
Open Jewelry Studio - 10 a.m. Every Mon. Work on your projects. RR PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. Every Mon., Wed. & Fri. ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)
Saints Alive Senior Chorus - 12:30 p.m. Every Mon. St. Paul’s UMC, 437 Providence Rd. 420-6276 (C)
Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Every Mon. A class for those w/physical challenges. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)
VB Bee Club - 6:30 p.m. Every 1st Mon. Learn about backyard beehives. Croc’s 19th St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)

Tuesday                       4
Yoga in the Galleries - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Abs, Abs, Abs! - 10 a.m. Every Tues. Seniors. Come work on that stomach! RR Donation ($) PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Annual Meeting & Distinguished Citizen Presentation - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber. RR ($) Holiday Inn at City Center, 980 Omni Blvd. 262-2000 (NN)
YMCA MixxedFit Class - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. Enjoy dance-inspired fitness. Donation ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Magic of Harmony Show Chorus Rehearsals - 7-9:30 p.m. Every Tues. Visitors welcome. Tabb H.S. Chorus Rm. 566-8600 (Y)
Inner Light Playback Theater Rehearsals - 7-9 p.m. Every Tues. All welcome. RR ($) Fellowship Center, 620 14th St. 472-0662 (VB)

Wednesday     5
Coffee Connection - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber. RR ($) 700 ACQUA, 712 Windy Way 262-2000 (NN)
Crochet/Knit & Chat - 10 a.m. Every Wed. Share project ideas. RR PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Winter Mobiles - 10-11 a.m. Create nature-inspired holiday decorations. All supplies incl. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st Wed. except July & Aug. RSVP by preceding Fri. RR ($) Founders Inn 966-9000 (C)
Lunch & Learn - 11:30 a.m. Learn about new 2019 programs at The Wesley. RR Wesley Community Service Center 399-0541 (P)
Holiday Networking Extravaganza - 5-7:30 p.m. Spon. by Women’s Forum. Hors d’oeuvres, music + mingling. RR ($) Slover Library 373-6517 (N)
OBC Trivia Night - 6-8 p.m. Every 1st Wed. ($) O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)

Thursday         6
Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Community Ctr. 436-3100 (C)
Mindful Meditation Yoga and Sound - 9:30 a.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. Explore your natural curiosity. RR PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Coffee with the Curator - 10-11 a.m. Enjoy pastries + conversation about current exhibitions. RR ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
Thank You Very Mulch - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn about mulch selection and application. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
The Art of Wine – 5-7 p.m. Every Thurs. Explore the world of wine with Sommelier Bethany Morris. ($) Varia @ The Main, 100 E. Main St. 763-6281 (N)
d’Art Firsthand - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Every 1st Thurs. Make & takes, demos + lectures. RR d’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. Su A2, 504-4425 (VB)
Va. Stage Company: The Santaland Diaries - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 12/16. Enjoy this one-man-show about drunken Santas & combative parents. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)

Friday              7
Holiday Kwanzaa Marketplace - 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sat. Enjoy craft activities, music. Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Ave. 727-5308 (H)
Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Dive deep into history! Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Phoebus Holiday Illumination - 5-9 p.m. Holiday music, vendors, Santa + tree lighting. Phoebus, 21 Mellen St. 727-8311 (H)
Holly Days Lighted Boat Parade - 6-9 p.m. Hampton Harbor, 710 Settlers Landing Rd. 727-1271 (H)
Jingle Ball: En Blanc - 6 p.m.-midnight. Enjoy dinner buffet, cash bar + dancing. RR ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 382-2531 (C)
ODU Madrigal Banquet - 6:30 p.m. Also Sat. Enjoy food & music from Renaissance France. RR ($) ODU Diehn Center 683-5746 (N)
Richmond Ballet: The Nutcracker - 7 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. w/ Va. Symphony Orchestra. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
Hurrah Players: Hurrah for the Holidays - 7 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 2 p.m. Enjoy the best music of the season. TCC Roper 627-5437 (N)
Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. ($) Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)
Student Film Showcase - 7:30 p.m. See short works by student filmmakers. ($) ODU Theatre 683-5746 (N)
Seussical: The Musical - 8 p.m. A perfect family outing. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Disco on Ice - 8-11 p.m. Wear glow necklaces + free skate rentals! ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
FlickIt! Fridays: Dawn of the Dead - 9:15-11:45 p.m. Benefit for Selden Market programs. ($) Naro Cinema, 1507 Colley Ave. 623-1757 (N)

Saturday          8
Bioenergy - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cont. Sun. Improve energy flow in your body with Mietek Wirkus. By appt. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Volunteer Day - 9-11 a.m. Be a river hero. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 399-7487 (P)
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)
Holiday Market & Toyland Parade - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Activities, crafts, music + ride the Polar Express. Riverwalk Landing 890-3500 (Yorktown)
Doll & Teddy Bear Show - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Browse antiques & handcrafted dolls, bears, minis + more! Bayside Recreation Center 385-2990 (VB)
Christmas Bonanza - 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Books, crafts, food. Proceeds go toward toy give-away. Greater Emmanuel Temple, 1225 N. King St. 315-415-4802 (H)
VB Farmers Market: Santa’s Workshop - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Craft show, music, kids’ activities, ice skating. 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4395 (VB)
Battle of Great Bridge - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Demos, encampments, displays. Battlefield Park S., 120 Reservation Rd. 382-6411 (C)
Cape Henry Woman’s Club: Christmas in the Country Open House - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Baked goods and crafts sale to raise funds for charity. Stallings Home, 920 Winwood Dr. 486-2425 (VB)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Monthly Meeting - 11 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
“55 and Better” Holiday Luncheon - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Festive entertainment, food + activities. RR ($) Oscar Smith High School, 1994 Tiger Dr. 382-6411 (C)
d’ART Firsthand - 1-3 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Make & takes, demos + lectures. RR d’ART Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Fresh Holiday Boxwood Wreath Workshop - 2 p.m. Add festive greenery to your home. RR ($) McDonald Garden Center, Independence & Great Neck locations, 464-5564 (VB)
Civil War Lecture: Last Days of the Monitor - 2:30 p.m. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Old Fashioned Holiday Tour - 3-7 p.m. Enjoy carolers, cider + baked goods while touring historic homes. ($) First Presbyterian Church, 1605 Bainbridge Blvd. 651-7638 (C)
Clara’s Tea Party - 4:15-5:15 p.m. following Richmond Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” performance. Meet characters and enjoy treats! RR ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
Owl Prowl - 5-7 p.m. Learn to recognize different owls. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)
Holiday Parade - 7-9 p.m. Watch floats, equestrian units, marching bands. Downtown Suffolk 514-7267 (S)
Holly Days Illuminated Parade - 7-9 p.m. Carousel Park, 602 Settlers Landing Rd. 727-8311 (H)
Teddy Bear Toss Night w/ Norfolk Admirals - 7-10 p.m. Bring a stuffed animal for charity & support Va. Zoo. ($) Scope Arena 441-2374 (N)
Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Hurrah Players: Best Christmas Pageant Ever - 7 p.m. What happens when a church play is hijacked by bad kids? ($) TCC Roper 627-5437 (N)

Sunday                        9
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy living history, artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
Vintage Sunday: Holiday Edition - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Shop vintage clothing, accessories, décor. Selden Market, 208 E. Main St. 623-1757 (N)
Winter Classics & Holiday Favorites - 2:30 p.m. Hear the sounds of the season. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Monday                       10
Movie Talks: The Great Debaters - 6-8 p.m. Engage in conversations about diversity, unity, and inclusion. RR Main Library, 4207 Victoria Blvd. 727-8311 (H)
Adult Christmas Musical: Lamb of God - 7-9 p.m. Also Tues. First Baptist Suffolk, 237 N. Main St. 539-4152 (S)
Women’s Voices Book Club - 7:30 p.m. Every 2nd Mon. New members welcome. Barnes & Noble, 4485 Va. Beach Blvd. 671-7929 (VB)

Tuesday                       11
Winter Sowing - 12:30-2:30 p.m. Turn recycled milk jugs into mini-greenhouses. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Governor’s School for the Arts: Conversation + Cocktails - 5:30-7 p.m. Enjoy a performance of Handel’s Messiah. RR ($) Chartreuse Bistro, 205 E. City Hall Ave. 451-4711 (N)
Meditation w/ Caryl Anne - 7-8 p.m. Engage the presence of peace, joy & unconditional love. Donation. Wells Therapeutics 729-2716 (VB)
25 Mics: Spoken Word and Open Mic Night - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)

Wednesday     12
Seniors Holiday Gala - 11 a.m.-noon. Music, dancing, gifts + lunch. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront 514-4500 (S)
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Brass Concert - 7 p.m. Enjoy favorite holiday selections. ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 382-6411 (C)

Thursday         13
Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber. RR ($) C&F Bank, 1927 C&F Dr. 262-2000 (H)
Free Credit Seminar - 6-9 p.m. Hosted by College of the Albemarle Technology Center, 1208 N. Road St. 252-335-0821 (Elizabeth City)
Sip & Sway - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Adults. Learn new styles of Latin dances + adult beverages. RR ($) Suffolk Center 923-0003 (S)
One World Meditation with Oneness Blessing - 7-8:30 p.m. Donation. Wells Therapeutics 729-2716 (VB)
Will Downing’s Soulful Sounds of Christmas - 7:30 p.m. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)

Friday              14
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Dive deep into history! Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
‘Tis the Season of Mirth - 6:30-9 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Special presentations + festivities. Nelson House & Main St. 898-2410 (Yorktown)
Ghent Market Shops Holiday Party - 5-9 p.m. Enjoy shopping, mingling + silent auction. RR ($) The Muse, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. Every 2nd Fri. Read your work, play music, or just listen. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Lit AF Tour w/ Martin Lawrence - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy an amazing lineup of comedic talent. ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)
Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this Grammy-nominated piano sensation. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)
Virginia Ballet’s The Nutcracker - 7:30 p.m. Also Sat. @ 2 & 7:30 p.m. & Sun. @ 2 p.m. Enjoy this beloved ballet with local dancers. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Saturday          15
Craft Sergeant: Coffee, Cocoa & Cards - 9-11 a.m. Create all-occasion cards. RR ($) 2307 Juniper Ln. 240-9725 (S)
Old Beach Farmer’s Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Croc’s 19th St. Bistro 202-9533 (VB)
Wreath Workshop - 9:30-11 a.m. Supplies incl. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Garden Origami: Holiday Ornaments - 10 a.m.-noon. Supplies incl. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
SUNdays - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers to view the sun! Eliz. River Park 382-6411 (C)
A Mad Tea Party - 10-11:15 a.m. Cont. Sun. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Enjoy tea, sandwiches, quiches, scones, & sweets. RR ($) Decker Half Moone Center 664-1000 (N)
Buffalo Riders Talk w/ Ken Wright - 11 a.m.-noon. Learn about the men who served in the U.S. Army on horseback. d’Art Center 625-4211 (N)
Wreaths Across America - 12 p.m. Pay tribute to fallen war veterans. Yorktown National Cemetery 856-2287 (Yorktown)
Va. Choral Society: Carols and Lullabies - 4-6 p.m. Enjoy traditional favorites. ($) Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Handel’s Messiah - 8 p.m. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)

Sunday                        16
Girls on the Run 5k - 12-3 p.m. Family fun activities + 5k at 2 p.m. open to all. ($) RR for run. YMCA Camp Arrowhead 965-9040 (S)
Bring Your Pets to Meet Santa - 1-5 p.m. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)

Monday                       17
The Friendly Stars - Times vary thru Thurs. Ages 6 & under. An interactive journey from day to night! ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Norfolk Public Schools Jingle Bell Jam - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. thru Wed. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Foster Parent Info Session - 6:30 p.m. Ask questions about fostering a child in need. North Suffolk Hub 757, 6801 Bridgeway Dr. 869-7555 (S)
Gov. School for the Arts Showcase - 7 p.m. See GSA alumni perform + Meet & Greet. ($) Zeiders American Dream Theatre 451-4711 (VB)

Tuesday                       18
History & Horticulture of Coffee - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Complete w/ tasting. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Chakra Meditation w/Oneness Blessing - 7-8:30 p.m. Donation. Wells Therapeutics 729-2716 (VB)
Broadway in Norfolk: A Magical Cirque Christmas - 7:30 p.m. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Wednesday     19
Georgia Peach Truck Citrus & Pecans - 2:30-3:30 p.m. Come get mandarin oranges and shelled pecans! McDonald Garden Center, 1144 Independence Blvd. 464-5564 (VB)
Adults with Disabilities Social Group - 3-4:30 p.m. Every 3rd Wed. Enjoy socializing and entertainment. Bayside Library 385-2689 (VB)

Thursday         20
Christmastide in Va. - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru 12/31. Experience 18th-century holiday traditions. ($) American Rev. Museum 253-4838 (Yorktown)
Canaan Builders: I Hear Music in the Air - 7-10 p.m. w/ guest lecturer Dr. Umar Johnson & performance by The Master Keys. ($) Temple Beth El, 3927 Bridge Rd. 484-1161 (S)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops! - 8 p.m. Enjoy seasonal songs and traditional carols. ($) Ferguson Center 892-6366 (NN)

Friday              21
Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. 3rd Fri. For caregivers of elderly. Nimmo UMC 422-1292 (VB)
Open Mic Night - 7-9 p.m. Every 3rd Fri. Share music, poetry. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 407-6333 (Smithfield)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops! - 8 p.m. Enjoy seasonal songs and traditional carols. ($) Chrysler Hall 892-6366 (N)

Saturday          22
Tea in Neverland - 10-11:15 a.m. Cont. Sun. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Enjoy tea, sandwiches, quiches, scones, & sweets. RR ($) Decker Half Moone Center 664-1000 (N)
Suffolk Ruritan Smoked Butts, Ribs & Turkey Sale - 1-3 p.m. Suffolk Masonic Lodge No. 30. 247 N. Main St. 539-5176 (S)
Hampton Omega Foundation, Inc.: Jingle Jam Party - 3-7 p.m. Party with a purpose. RR ($) The Alley, 100 Newmarket Sq. 245-3313 (NN)
ReVoiced in Concert - 4-10 p.m. Experience unforgettable renditions of familiar classics. ($) Zeiders American Dream Theater 499-0317 (VB)
Egg Benefit for the Humane Society - 5-9:30 p.m. Raise awareness and funds + raffles and special menu! ($) Egg Bistro, 501 Kempsville Rd. 410-8515 (C)
Sip & Paint: Home for the Holidays - 6-8 p.m. All supplies incl. RR ($) Baby Talk Café, 5792 Churchland Blvd. 975-3267 (P)
Ladies Craft Night Out - 6-8 p.m. Enjoy crafting & meeting new friends. RR ($) Buffalo Wild Wings, 4201 Kilgore Ave. 240-9725 (H)
Paint Nite VB: Ugly Sweater Party - 7-9 p.m. Contest, painting, prizes. RR ($) Holiday Inn VB-Oceanside, 2101 Atlantic Ave. 855-767-4270 (VB)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Pops! - 8 p.m. Enjoy seasonal songs and traditional carols. ($) Sandler Center 892-6366 (VB)

Tuesday                       25
Merry Christmas!

Wednesday     26
Happy Kwanzaa!
Family Super Hero Day - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Captain America ) & 2-4 p.m. (Black Panther ). Visit your favorite Super Hero, then head over to Dickens’ Christmas Towne. ($) Nauticus 664-1000 (N)

Thursday         27
War in Film Series - 6-8 p.m. Discuss how films shape our view of the Armed Forces. NN Public Library, 366 Deshazor Dr. 597-2917 (NN)
Learn to Decoupage - 6-8 p.m. Supplies incl. RR ($) Twisted Art and More 935-5055 (S)
Paint Nite VB: Doctor Who - 7:30-9:30 p.m. Paint your own Tardis! RR ($) Rainbow-Cactus Va., 3472 Holland Rd. 855-767-4270 (VB)

Friday              28
Arctic Blast - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Also 12/29. Ice sculpture & an indoor snowball challenge. ($) Nauticus/Decker Half Moone Center 664-1000 (N)

Saturday          29
Frosty Sea-Fari - 8 a.m. Discover the science magic behind ice and snow on this enchanting excursion. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Waxing Poetics & Boweevils - 9 p.m.-midnight. Norfolk’s best bands together again. ($) Elevation 27 Hilltop 716-4028 (VB)

Sunday                        30
Saved by the 90s - 8 p.m. Enjoy 90s hits and dancing all night long. ($) The NorVa 627-4547 (N)

Monday                       31
Noon Years Eve Celebration - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Balloon drop, activities + dance party. Dave & Busters, 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy 785-3500 (VB)
Countdown to 2019 - 10:30 a.m. Contests, games, activities. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
NYE Ball Drop - 3 p.m. Celebrate the New Year inside Dickens’ Christmas Towne! ($) Nauticus 664-1000 (N)
Olde Towne Scottish Walk - 4-5 p.m. Bagpipe-and-drums will bring in good luck for the coming year. Monumental UMC 650-3052 (P)
NYE Bash - 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Enjoy a buffet dinner, dancing. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront, 100 E. Constance Rd. 925-1300 (S) Q
NYE Winter Wonderland Gala - 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Buffet dinner, dancing + overnight stay. RR ($) Founders Inn 424-5511 (VB)
Peabody’s Platinum NYE Party - 7 p.m.-1:45 a.m. Buffet, party favors, dancing. ($) Peabody’s Nightclub 422-6212 (VB)
Nansemond River Pilot Club: NYE Bash - 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Dinner, dancing + toast. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront, 100 E. Constance Rd. 925-1300 (S)

Please call to confirm. RR - Reservation req’d. ($) Fee (C) Chesapeake (H) Hampton (N) Norfolk (NN) Newport News (P) Portsmouth (S) Suffolk (VB) Va. Beach (W) W’burg

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