Need a few ideas of things to do around the Richmond, VA area for Christmas? You might like a few of these. And Happy Holidays from all of us here at The Shop VA.
The Tacky Light Tour -- December 7
Billed as one of Richmond’s most famous holiday traditions, the Tacky Light Tour allows you to relax as someone else takes you on a 3-hour tour around some of the best-lit homes of the area. The bus is BYOB.
Friday, December 7, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Other dates are available. $35. Includes snacks. Departs from Target - White Oak, 4521 S. Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23231
Gingerbread House Party -- December 8
A fun event for the kids, this gingerbread house party boasts a pre-assembled gingerbread house with an assortment of building materials to play with. Candy and other edible building materials will be provided. Saturday, December 8, from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST at Crosscreek Nursery, Richmond VA.
Maymont Mansion Holiday Tours -- throughout December
Maymont Mansion will be decked out in Victorian splendor for the holidays. James and Sallie Dooley’s lavishly decorated Gilded Age Home brings all the festivities of Christmas past to life. Kids, as well as adults, can enjoy the beautiful decorations and events. Tours are Tuesdays - Sundays, from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM. $5 admission. For information, call 804.358.7166, ext. 329.
Handel’s Messiah -- December 16
This Richmond tradition will be performed at River Road Church. Messiah showcases River Road Church’s Chancel Choir. The orchestra and Dr. Gallagher, Minister of Music, will also perform the famous Organ Concerto in B flat major, Opus 4, No. 6. The church recently restored its famous M.P. Moller Company pipe organ, which will be featured.
Sunday, December 16, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST at River Road Church, 8000 River Road, Richmond, VA. 23229. Free. Parking available across River Road and behind the church.
Lindsey Stirling: The Wanderland Tour -- December 19
If you’ve never seen Lindsey Stirling, you’re in for a treat! She’s an electronic music impresario, violinist, dancer, and artist. Check her out on YouTube. December 19, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Tickets $39.50 - $99.50. The Altria Theater. 6 North Laurel Street, Richmond, VA 23220. 804.592.3384.
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