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TODAY

Dec. 5

Arts@Averett presents Averett Celebrates Christmas at 7 p.m. at Pritchett Auditorium in the Violet T. Frith Fine Arts Center, 150 Mountain View Ave. The Averett music department renews the tradition of “Averett Celebrates Christmas” with a collaboration of student and community performers. 

SATURDAY

Dec. 7

Pizza lunch with Santa from 2 to 4 p.m. at the VFW Post at 275 VFW Drive. For more information, call (434) 822-0042.

Danville Historical Society Holiday Tour "Architectural Wonders" will feature four historic homes decorated for the holidays, lofts in a former knitting mill, a church with the Chrismons tree and three museums. Admission price includes a souvenir booklet. Tour is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ticket cost is $20 in advance or $25 day of tour. For tickets online www.danvillehistory.org, Eventbrite, at Karen's Hallmark, Vintages by the Dan, Ginger Bread House, Rippe's or by calling call (434) 709-8398. 

Christmas in Milton, North Carolina, 10256 NC 62, will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. with tree lighting at 5:45 p.m. The Women's Club will hold a Christmas Bake & Yard Sale beginning at 10 a.m. at 11928 Academy St.

SUNDAY

Dec. 8

The Swanson Open Studio from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with demonstrations and studio conversations in Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History annex, a free exhibit. Select works of srt will be for sale. For information, call the Museum at 793-5644.

The Chatham Concert Series will have Christmas Favorites-Rainer Trio and Leslie Mabe with Christmas selections at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 66 N. Main St., Chatham. Admission is free.

SATURDAY

Dec. 14

Sutherlin Mansion Gingerbread House Building, Edible Architecture: A Collaborative Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. at cost of $15 adults plus child ($10 museum members) $5 each extra child (3-11 years). For information, call the museum at (434) 793-5644.

Sutherlin Mansion Holiday High Tea from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. at cost of $28 and for DMFAH members cost is $25.

Breakfast with Santa at the Pelham, North Carolina, Community Center from 8 to 11 a.m., with Santa arriving at 9 a.m. Menu will be bacon or sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice, unlimited coffee and pancakes. Cost is $5 for adults; children age 10 and under $3. Children's door prizes given every 15 minutes (must be present to win). Tickets for 50/50 raffle will be available for $1 each, with drawing held at 11 a.m. 

SUNDAY

Dec. 15

The Chatham Community Choir will present "Let There Be Christmas" at 3 p.m. at Watson Memorial United Methodist Church on Main Street in Chatham.  A reception will follow.

Christmas with the Celts at the George Washington High School auditorium at 7 p.m. presented by the Danville Concert Association. Cost is $25 adults/$10 students. Tickets/season memberships sold on Eventbrite, danvilleconcert.org or by calling (434) 792-9242.

TUESDAY

Dec. 17

Coffeehouse Lecture Series, Linda Lemery presents the Dr. Betty Heard Christmas Readings at 7 p.m. at Averett Student Center, Multipurpose Room, 351 Townes St.

THURSDAY

Dec. 19

"It's A Wonderful Life," 7:30 p.m., Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History. A benefit performance for the Danville-SouthCentral Out of the Darkness Walk. While there is no set price, attendees are asked to "pay what they can."

FRIDAY

Dec. 20

It's A Wonderful Life, presented by Smokestack Theatre Company at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available on Eventbrite, $15 regular, $13 children 13 and under and Museum members. For information, call the Museum at 793-5644.

SATURDAY

Dec. 21

It's A Wonderful Life, presented by Smokestack Theatre Company at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available on Eventbrite, $15 regular, $13 children 13 and under and Museum members. For information, call the Museum at 793-5644.

SUNDAY

Dec. 22

It's A Wonderful Life, presented  by Smokestack Theatre Company at 2:30 p.m. For information, call the Museum at 793-5644.

 

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