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Discover Fauquier December 2019
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Wishing You Peace, Joy,
Health & Happiness in
the New Year
Experience Old Town
Warrenton GumDrop
Square and Holiday
Entertainment,
Dec.
6, 13 & 20, 6-9pm;
Nov. 30, Dec.
7 & 14, 10am-
1pm,
Dec. 1, 8
& 15, 1-3pm.
G u m D r o p
S q u a r e
opens on a
Saturday
( N o v .
30) this
year, as
always in
the John Barton Payne building,
where Santa (making a special
appearance a week before the
parade since Warrenton is his
favorite place!) will listen to
children's Christmas wishes.
Santa's Secret Shop is open for
photos and shopping with the
elves. Warrenton Christmas
Parade & Illumination Walk,
Dec. 6, 6pm. Don't miss the
annual parade and Illumination
Walk, which ends with Santa in
his horse-drawn carriage. Visit
oldtownwarrenton.org.
Sky Meadows State Park
Holiday Open House,
Nov. 30,
11am-4pm, 11012 Edmonds Ln.,
Delaplane. Costumed interpreters
tell stories of holidays past as
holiday treats cook over the hearth
and musical sounds of the season
fi ll Mount Bleak House. Holiday
House Historic Tours,
Dec. 1, 7-8,
14-15, 21-22, 11am-4pm. Visit
each of the houses to discover
how the holidays were celebrated
in the past by those who called
Sky Meadows "home." Inquire in
the Visitor Center for
tours. Call
540-592-
3556.
F a u q u i e r
County Parks
& Recreation
Santa at the
Caboose,
Dec.
7, 5-7pm.
Join Santa at
the vintage
W a r r e n t o n
Caboose, where
he will welcome kids and
hear their Christmas wishes.
Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, and
toasted marshmallows, and drop
off a letter to Santa in the mailbox
before you leave. Holiday Sing-
A-Long with Peter McCory,
Dec.
12, 10-11am, Marshall Community
Center, 4133-A Rector Rd. Kids love
the sing-a-long, dancin', clappin',
and laughin' good time! Tickets ($7)
available at the Marshall Community
Center. Visit
www.fauquiercounty.
gov and search Parks & Recreation.
Airlie Center Breakfast with Santa,
Dec. 7 & 14, 9am-noon, 6809 Airlie
Rd., Warrenton. Enjoy a bountiful
breakfast, oodles of activities for the
kids in Santa's workshop, including
crafts and cookie decorating. Call
540-347-1300 or visit airlie.com.
Holiday Entertainment in Marshall
Breakfast with Santa,
Dec. 7,
7:30-10am, Marshall Volunteer
Fire & Rescue, 4160 Rectortown
Rd.
Christmas Parade, Dec. 7,
11am. Entries accepted through
Dec. 5. Call
540-270-1795 or email
marshallchristmasparade@
gmail.com.
Holiday Entertainment in
Bealeton Holiday Parade, Dec.
7, 1pm. Enjoy this traditional small-
town parade with fl oats, antique
cars,
tractors,
fi re
trucks, performers,
and more.
F a u q u i e r
County Public
Library
P i e d m o n t
R a i l r o a d e r s
T r a i n
E x p o s i t i o n ,
Dec. 7, 9am-
5pm,
Dec.
8 & 10, 1-5pm,
Bealeton Depot. Enjoy the
nostalgia of model trains. Bealeton
Annual Holiday Program,
Dec. 10,
5-8pm, Bealeton Library, 10877
Willow Dr.
Children can visit and take
festive photos with Santa and receive
a free book. Limited number and
registration is required--receive your
number to see Santa upon arrival!
Lighting of the community Christmas
tree and caroling happens at 6pm,
followed by stories, crafts, and
more time to visit Santa. Call
540-
422-8500. Santa Visits, Dec. 16,
4-6pm, John Marshall Library, 4133
Rectortown Rd.
Dec. 17, 5-7pm,
Warrenton Library, 11 Winchester St.
Meet Santa, take photos, and enjoy
Christmas stories and activities. Visit
fauquierlibrary.org.
Sumerduck Ruritan Club Santa
Comes to Sumerduck,
Dec. 13,
7-8pm, 5335 Sumerduck Rd. Santa
makes his visit to all children!
Cookies and punched served. All are
welcome. Call
540-445-1714.
VonCanon General Store
Reading with Mrs. Claus,
select dates throughout
December, 92 Main St.
Warrenton. Mrs. Claus
will visit the store to read
Christmas-themed stories
to the youngest patrons.
Call
540-222-6196.
Remington Community Garden
Kris Kringle Market and Live Nativity,
Dec. 21, 2-6pm, 150B W. Bowen St.
Vendors, hayrides, caroling, photo
op with Live Nativity, food trucks and
Santa's visit. Call
540-272-0820.
Christmas Eve Church
Services
Bealeton Baptist Church
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service,
5:30pm, 11172 Remington Rd.,
Bealeton. Childcare provided. Call
540-439-3681.
Grace Episcopal Church Silent
Night by Candlelight, 5pm and 10pm,
5096 Grace Church Lane, Midland.
Call
540-788-4419.
Little Fork Episcopal Church
Candlelight Christmas Eve Service,
6pm, 16461 Oak Shade Rd.,
Rixeyville. Call
540-937-4306.
Our Saviour Lutheran Church
Family, Traditional, and Candlelight
Christmas Eve Services, 4pm,
7pm, 10:30pm, 6194 Dumfries Rd.,
Warrenton. Call
540-347-3224.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Festal Christmas Eve Eucharist
with Candlelight, 7pm, 400 N.
Church St., Remington. Call
540-
439-3773.
Holiday Gift
Giving
Edward Jones Toys
for Tots,
Nov. 1-Dec. 6,
251 W. Lee Hwy, Suite
647, Warrenton. Bring
joy to children in need by
dropping off new, unwrapped
toys. Call
540-428-2889.