Come Home to Franklin County Christmas:
‘Tis the season for holly, jolly fun at the 10th Annual Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas event on Friday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. The event opens with the “Biggest Little Parade” in Franklin County, just as the streets are closed for the much-anticipated festival. The event also features horse-drawn carriage rides, music, dancing, an array of food and craft vendors, and more. READ MORE >>>
An Old Virginia Christmas Special Event "Wash Comes Home":
Learn how Christmas was celebrated by the free and enslaved residents of the plantation where Booker T. Washington was born.
Free admission. Children's activities from 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Living history lantern tours begin at 4:00 p.m. and conclude by 9 p.m. Gingerbread and hot apple cider will also be available. READ MORE >>>
The Smith Mountain Lake Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Open House:
Get into the holiday spirit at The Smith Mountain Lake Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Open House, Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Westlake Towne Center in Hardy.
Enjoy an evening of family-friendly activities including Santa’s special arrival on a fire truck, free pictures with Santa, horse and carriage rides, appearances by Miss Smith Mountain Lake and Miss Blue Ridge, and more. READ MORE >>>