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What's Happening Around Virginia? Week of 11/12

Posted by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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Things are slowing down in the state for outdoor events, but we've found a few things for you to jump into this week and upcoming weekend.

Too early for the Christmas holiday? Not so, according to Peninsula Town Center in the Hampton Roads area! If you're one to get into the holiday spirit early, then you should head that way for their tree lighting ceremony if you live in the area.

Not sure what you'll do with those Thanksgiving leftovers? Check out this cooking class at Wade's Mill  near Lexington Virginia this Friday to find new innovative ways to make great dishes using them!

Head indoors to the Theatre at Roanoke College where they'll be featuring the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - a musical featuring the lives of six young competitors who learn that winning isn't everything! Sounds like a great family outing to me!  

Both Grayson County and Tazewell County are hosting their Community days this weekend which include local artisans and entertainment.  Both are located in the Heartwoord area of Virginia which would allow for you to stop in at both events. With the fall leaves turning and weather slowly getting cooler 

Looking to fine tune your holiday cooking skills? Head to the "Home for the Holidays" Cooking Class at the Goodstone Inn in Northern Virginia. 

The holidays are fast approaching and if you don't see an event in your local area listed here, chances are there's one located near by. Above all things, enjoy the season that's upon us  which among other things focuses on the joining of families and friends.

What are you looking forward to in these lingering days of milder weather? 


Image via iStock [John Keith]

by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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virginiamama71
by Carrie on Nov. 14, 2012 at 8:54 PM

thanks for posting 

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by Michelle on Nov. 16, 2012 at 6:26 PM
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by Jamie on Nov. 17, 2012 at 11:11 PM

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by Mandy on Nov. 19, 2012 at 8:44 AM
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