Holiday celebrations continue apace across Loudoun! Yes, if somehow you missed last weekend’s cascade of parades, crafts, tree lightings and music, never fear—there’s more!

Read on for a robust roster of charming activities on offer from east to west!

Friday, Dec. 8

Rockin’ With Rudolph And Friends
6:30-8 p.m.
Ida Lee Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Drive NW, Leesburg
Children up to age 8 are invited to meet Santa and join Rudolph and Frosty as they rock out to holiday favorites. Cost is $12 for children 2 and over and $8 for children under 2. Advance registration is required.
Details: leesburgva.gov

Naughty or Nice Christmas Cabaret
7 p.m.
StageCoach Theatre, 20937 Ashburn Road, Ashburn

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StageCoach Theatre Company’s fun cabaret for grownups features songs from the sentimental to the hilarious to help get you in the holiday spirit. Tickets for Friday’s performance are $25 for the show. Tickets for Saturday’s show are $60 and include dinner catered by Mama Lucci’s.
Details: stagecoachtc.com

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
7:30 p.m.
Bush Tabernacle Skating Rink, 250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville
Lighthouse Drama presents Barbara Robinson’s beloved play following the unruly, comical Herdman family as they unleash havoc on a local Christmas play as “the worst kids in the whole history of the world” help an entire community discover the true meaning of Christmas. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Seating is by general admission.
Details: facebook.com/lighthousedrama

Saturday, Dec. 9

Lovettsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Breakfast with Santa
8-11 a.m.
Lovettsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 12837 Berlin Turnpike, Lovettsville
LVFR and the Lovettsville Lions Club host their 12th annual community breakfast with Santa. Event is free, but donations are welcome. Parents may drop off wrapped gifts for their children in advance. Bring a nonperishable food item for the Lovettsville Food Pantry.
Details: lovettsvillevfr.org

Sankt Nikolaus Brunch for Toys for Tots
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Black Hoof Brewing, 11 S. King St., Leesburg
Enjoy a German continental brunch, pictures with Santa and live music from Nathaniel Davis at this family-oriented celebration benefitting Toys for Tots. Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for children and $10 per child for families with three or more kiddos. Advance purchase is recommended. Black Hoof is a toy drop-off location through Christmas Eve.
Details: blackhoofbrewing.com

CEA Holiday Farm Market
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
CEA Farms, 15485 Purcellville Road, Purcellville
This charming western Loudoun farm hosts a range of vendors and offers food products for holiday gifts. Visitors can also enjoy a fire pit with s’mores and hot chocolate.
Details: ceafarms.net

Hillsboro Christmas Market and Homes Tour
11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Hillsboro Old Stone School, 37110 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro
Shop for unique handcrafted gifts at the holiday market. A tour of historic homes finest takes place Saturday only from noon to 6 p.m. Admission to the market is free. Tickets for the homes tour are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the event.
Details: shorthillhistoricalsociety.org

Christmas In Purcellville
noon-3 p.m.; 221 Nursery Ave., Purcellville
Experience one of Northern Virginia’s largest holiday parades as Purcellville celebrates its 14th annual holiday extravaganza. Visit the town’s website for additional holiday happenings.
Details: purcellvilleva.gov

Jingle Bell Holiday Art Tour
noon-5 p.m.; Western Loudoun
Members of the new Loudoun County Artisan trail open their studios for holiday shopping. Visitors can check out paintings, pottery, jewelry, ornaments and other terrific finds. Check out the Artisan Trail Facebook page for a list of participating studios and a map.
Details: facebook.com/loudouncountyartisantrail

Old Ox Christmas Market
1-5 p.m.
Old Ox Brewery, 44652 Guilford Drive, Ashburn
The event features local artists, crafters and boutique businesses with a range of great gifts. Event is free. Killer Tomato will have food available for sale.
Details: oldoxbrewery.com

‘Nutcracker in a Shell—Remixed’
2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Road, Ashburn
The Creative Dance Center presents a shortened, jazzed up version of the holiday classic designed with children in mind. The event includes an auction to benefit the Smashing Walnuts Foundation. Advance tickets are $8 for children 11 and under and for seniors, $12 for adults.
Details: cdcdance.com

PWC British Holiday Tea
2:30-4:30 p.m.; Loudoun Golf and Country Club, 36967 W. Main St., Purcellville
The Purcellville Woman’s Club hosts its annual holiday tea to benefit the club’s scholarship fund. Hillary Coley of Dominion Tea will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $25.
Details: facebook.com/purcellvillewomansclub

Nutcracker Tea Party
4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Petite Loulou Creperie, 713 E. Main St., Purcellville
Enjoy tea or hot chocolate with three tiers of treats, including sandwiches and French confections while visiting with costumed dancers from Dance Academy of Loudoun’s “Nutcracker” performance. Tickets are $35 for adults, $25 for children 10 and under.
Details: lapetiteloulou.com

Leesburg Christmas And Holiday Parade
6 p.m.
Ida Lee Park to Fairfax St., Leesburg
Santa will be joined by businesses, clubs and organizations at this festive annual parade through downtown Leesburg.
Details: leesburgva.gov

Naughty or Nice Christmas Cabaret
6 p.m.
StageCoach Theatre, 20937 Ashburn Road, Ashburn
(See Friday listing)

MSVA Festival of Lessons and Carols
7 p.m.
Our Savior’s Way Lutheran Church, 43115 Waxpool Road, Ashburn
Master Singer of Virginia presents its traditional concert, which includes carols and readings from the Bible as well as modern holiday choral arrangements. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for students 6 to 17.
Details: msva.org

Bad Moms Christmas Night Out

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7 p.m.-midnight
Fa La La Christmas Pop Up Bar, 14 Loudoun St. SE, Leesburg
Ditch the kids and hubbies and head out for a fun ladies’ night at Leesburg’s new pop-up bar with drink specials and favorite tunes from the ’80s and ’90s.
Details: facebook.com/falalaleesburg

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
7:30 p.m.
Bush Tabernacle Skating Rink, 250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville
(See Friday listing)

Sunday, Dec. 10

Jingle Bell Jog 5K
8:30-10 a.m.
LCPS Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn
This festive run offers a Santa suit to all runners. Registration is $45, $25 for the children’s dash.
Details: jinglebelljog.net

CEA Holiday Farm Market
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
CEA Farms, 15485 Purcellville Road, Purcellville
(See Saturday listing)

Hillsboro Christmas Market and Homes Tour
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hillsboro Old Stone School, 37110 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro
(See Saturday listing)

Hillsborough Vineyards Pictures with Santa
1-5 p.m.
Hillsborough Vineyards, 26716 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro
Avoid the mall and enjoy a quiet, relaxed setting for pics with Santa (and a nice glass of wine). Admission is a new toy or cash donation to Toys for Tots.
Details: hillsboroughwine.com

Nutcracker Tea Party
4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Petite Loulou Creperie, 713 E. Main St., Purcellville
(See Saturday listing)

Loudoun Chorale Holiday Concert
4-5:30 pm.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 605 W. Market St., Leesburg
The Loudoun Chorale presents a joyous “Holiday Time Machine” with Christmas music from the year 1200 to brand new commissions just for the chorale. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, free for children 12 and under.
Details: loudounchorale.org

 

 

 

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