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Sunday, Dec. 1
Small Brewery Sunday and the Brewers’ Association are donating a portion of the Dec.1 sales to the Fieldale Ducks Youth Football program. The U8 and U10 teams are headed to the “Hall of Fame Youth World Football Championship”in Ohio this December.
Holiday concert is at 3 p.m. by the StillWater Choir at the Historic Henry County Courthouse,1 E. Main St., Martinsville. Refreshments will be served following concert.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
Sons of Confederate Veterans, StuartHairston Camp 515,will meet at 6 p.m. at AMVETS Post 34, 2147 Virginia Ave., Collinsville. Officers call at 5:30 p.m.
Free community dinner is at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, 6400 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway.
Thursday, Dec. 5
“Twilight Beauty” painting with Ed Gowen is at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $75 for members; $85 for non-members.All supplies provided. Register by calling 276-632-3221 or visiting PiedmontArts.org.
Christmas tree lighting is at 5 p.m. Gravely-Lester Art Garden at Piedmont Arts,with crafts, hot chocolate and caroling.
“Christmas Spectacular,” the Patriot Players’ holiday show,will be presented at 7 p.m. Dec. 5-7 and 2 p.m. Dec. 7-8 at the Walker Fine Arts Theatre at Patrick Henry Community College.
Friday, Dec. 6
Grand Illumination tree lighting in front of the courthouse at 6 p.m. on Main Street in Stuart will be official kickoff of the Christmas season.
Saturday, Dec. 7
Holiday bazaar at Stuart United Methodist Church is at 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Stuart Elementary School PTO’s “winter Blender” at 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. » Proudly Patrick Holiday Market is at the Chamber of Commerce office at 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Include your family petin Hometown Christmas with the Christmas-themed photos at Pet Provisions from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Mistletoe Market at Stuart Farmers Market at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with locally made Holiday foods, gifts, decor and more.
Medicaid managed care organization will have an open enrollment information event at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Health Connect Center, 56 W. Church St., Martinsville.Ask questions from representatives about the New Adult Health Care. For more information, call 276-732-0509.
STEP into Christmas, a home tour fundraiser for Solutions That Empower People (STEP), will include five historic homes in the Claiborne Avenue neighborhood in Rocky Mount at 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the tour and can be purchased through Eventbrite.com (search for STEP Into Christmas Home Tour) or by calling 540-483-5142, ext. 3003.
Stuart Christmas Parade will be at 2 p.m. in downtown Stuart, organized by One Family Productions,with a theme of “A Christmas Story.”
Woodmen Life Member Christmas Dinner, 6 p.m., at 310 Wagon Road, Collinsville. Please RSVP at 276-790-3853.
Danville Historical Society Holiday Tour“Architectural Wonders”features four historic homes decorated for the holidays, lofts in a former knitting mills, a church with the Chrismons tree and three museums.Admission price includes a souvenir booklet.Tour at your own pace. Docents at each location will inform and guide. Profits will benefit DHS preservation projects. Cost for tickets is $20 in advance and $25 day of tour. For tickets visit www.danvillehistory.org or call 434-709-8398.
Nancy Susan Reynolds Memorial Photography Show is today through Dec. 20 at The Reynolds Homestead. For questions, call 276-694-7181.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Roanoke Symphony Holiday Pops Spectacular at 3 p.m. Martinsville High School auditorium. Cost is $25 for reserved seats; $15 general admission and $5 students. For information, PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221.
Chatham Concert Series will present Rainer Trio and Leslie Mabe with favorite songs of Christmas at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 66 North Main St., Chatham. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to support the concert series.
Free community meal at 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.will be hosted by Love and Hope Ministries,1846 Virginia Ave., Collinsville.
Monday, Dec. 9
Smith River Singers’“Carols and Cheer” holiday concert will be at Galilean House of Worship, 5078 A.L. Philpott Highway, Martinsville.
Tuesday, Dec. 10
Artspiration: Senior Studio at 10 a.m.-noon-Piedmont Arts; free to members; $5 for non-members; Bring your own supplies.Non-members pay at the door.
Wednesday, Dec. 11
Ladies Leadership Lunch & Learn Series is at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. held at Frith Exhibit Hall at Patrick Henry Community College.Topic “Express Yourself: How to Create your Personal Brand” by Beth Deatherage. Cost is $30 with pre-registration required by calling 276-656-0260.
Thursday, Dec. 12
Yoga in the Galleries is at noon to 1 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $10 for non-members. For information, PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221.
Artspiration: Studio with Karen Despot 1:30-4:30 p.m., Piedmont Arts, adult class; $30 members/$35 non members. Bring your own supplies.
Friday, Dec. 13
Music Night at Spencer-Penn will feature Two Young Two Old and The Country Boys at the Spencer-Penn Centre. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and the music begins with an open-mic session at 5:30 p.m.
Holiday mixology adult art class is at 6-9 p.m. at Piedmont Arts. Cost is $35 for members; $40 for non-members. Registration closes 48 hours before class.To register visit PiedmontArts.org or call 276-632-3221.
Sunday, Dec. 15
The Martinsville-Henry County Christmas Parade will be Uptown at 3 p.m. The theme is “The Magic of Christmas.” For more information about the parade, call 276-656-3900 or email email@example.com.