The Magic of the Holidays is Here!
The magic of the holidays has arrived, and the Staunton, Augusta, and Waynesboro area is brimming with fun, unique, and family friendly events for the holidays. It really is the season to be jolly! So if you’re looking for some holiday cheer, look no further! We’re highlighting some of our favorite, memory making holiday activities. Make sure to check www.visitstaunton.com and www.visitwaynesboro.net for a complete listing of holiday events.
The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves
Where: The Wayne Theater in Waynesboro, Virginia
When: Tuesday, December 4th at 9:30am and 12:30pm
Cost: $7.50 per person
Enjoy a fun-filled hour of theater and a story with a heart, as Santa’s elves show a poor shoemaker the true meaning of Christmas! The show is geared towards children preK- 5th grade. A custom study guide is available to enhance the teachable moments from the show and coincides with the SOL curriculum. Click here to learn more!
Cherish Every Christmas
Where: Staunton, Virginia
When: December 8th, 4pm – 8pm
Downtown Staunton is transforming into a winter wonderland with carriage rides, a tree lighting ceremony, a special arrival of Father Christmas by train, and more! Donations of sweaters, mittens, scarves, toboggans, gloves, and coats are being collected for Valley Mission from 4:00pm-4:30pm that day and can be dropped off at the Staunton Train Station. Click here to learn more!
Breakfast with Santa
Where: Waynesboro Public Library, Waynesboro, Virginia
When: Saturday, December 8th from 10am-12pm
Cost: Free but registration is required
Enjoy a special breakfast with Santa at the library! Children of all ages will enjoy spending quality time with Ol’ Saint Nick during this favorite holiday event. Space is limited. Register by calling 540-942-6746.
American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse Holiday Performances
Where: Staunton, Virginia
When: Now until December 27th
The excitement of the holidays is captured by performances of A Christmas Carol and Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!). The entire family will be enchanted by the music, fun, laughter, and joy of the experience! For
more information visit, www.americanshakespearecenter.com.
Blow Your Own Glass Christmas Ornament
Where: Sunspots, Staunton, Virginia
When: Open daily, Live glassblowing daily until 4pm
Have an experience you’ll never forget while you create a truly one of a kind gift at Sunspots Studios! Learn alongside expert artisans and watch art come alive like never before. The ornaments are a perfect start for a long lasting family tradition. Click here for more information.