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Alabama
Dec. 8
Gulf Shores: Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade
27th Annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade.  Beginning at 5:30PM, the parade travels the Intracoastal Waterway Canal and ends around 8:30PM.
 

  Dec. 1-24
Gadsden: Christmas at Imagination Place Children’s Museum
In addition to the Festival of Trees, Imagination Place will be having special Santa's workshops throughout December. Admission charged. See website for specific dates and times: www.culturalarts.org
 
  Dec 2, 9, 16, 2012
Montgomery: Governor’s Mansion
The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be aglow with lights and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street. 5-7PM. 1142 Perry Street. Contact Governor’s Mansion Gift Shop  334-241-8824 for more information.
 
  December
Oneonta: Christmas Lights at Palisades Park
Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5PM - 9PM each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25). FREE. More information: www.blountcountypark.com
 
North Pole Ornament Alaska
December 1 – January 6
North Pole: Christmas in Ice
The magical event that lights up the Christmas season in interior Alaska.  Located next door to Santa Claus House, the Ice Park features Christmas-themed ice art sculptures by local and international carvers.

Check out the Kid's Park featuring an incredible Ice Maze and four large ice slides. This is a non-profit event put on every year through generous donations from businesses & individuals, plus time donated by community volunteers. More information: http://www.christmasinice.org/

  December 8
Anchorage: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
A rip-roaring Christmas comedy! The Herdsman’s are the worst kids in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. Held in Anchorage at the Alaska Center For The Performing Arts. 2:00PM. More information: http://events.adn.com/anchorage-ak/events/anchorage+alaska+christmas+events#storylink=cpy
 
  December 1
Anchorage: Native People's Bazaar
Shop many categories: Vintage Table, Collector’s Table, Masks, Baskets, Dance Fans, Ivory-Whalebone Carvings, Slippers, Jewelry, Christmas Ornaments, Dolls, Gift Certificates, etc. Alaska Native Medical Center, 10AM to 3PM. More information:  http://events.adn.com/anchorage-ak/events/anchorage+alaska+christmas+events#storylink=cpy
 
Maracas Ornament Arizona
December 7-9
Carefree: Annual Carefree Christmas Festival
Friday-Saturday: 10AM-9PM in Carefree Town Garden Center at Sundial Circle. There’s a Night Light Parade on Saturday night.  Real Snow, Holiday Music, Holiday Gifts. More information: www.visitcarefree.com
 
Duck Ornament

Arkansas
Dec. 1-31
Stroll our candlelit streets through our historic village. The homes of yesterday are adorned with pine cones, grapevines, magnolia, and evergreens. Decorations, music, and more will set the mood for your holiday experience. Daylight tours will be from 1-5 PM Candlelight tours begin at 5 PM, when thousands of luminaries will be lit, and will continue until 8 PM Phone: (870) 983-2684  E-mail: historicwashington@arkansas.com
 

Movie Classics Ornament California
November 23-25, 2012
 San Jose: Harvest Festival
 The Original Art & Craft Show allows shoppers looking for those unique gifts. Forgo the big box stores and support independent artists and craftspeople by visiting the San Jose Harvest Festival  at the San Jose Convention Center.
 
Skating Reindeer Ornament Colorado
November 23 - December 1
Greeley:  2012 Festival of Trees   
Mark your calendars for one of the most loved holiday traditions in northern Colorado, the 26th annual Festival of Trees. The commitment of hundreds of dedicated volunteers, supportive businesses, and talented "decorators" make the festival a spectacular celebration. Union Colony  Civic Center.
 
Santa's Cookies Ornament Connecticut
Dec. 9
Newtown: Newtown Holiday Craft Festival   
Entertainment, plus many opportunities to shop for the Holidays. Edmond Town Hall (gymnasium)
 
Pineapple Tree Topper Ornament Delaware
December 1
Odessa: Christmas in Odessa
A self-guided walking tour of private homes and public buildings dating from the 18th and 19th centuries that are magically decorated for the holidays. For more information: http://christmasinodessa.com
 

District of Columbia
Dec.  6- Jan.1
Ellipse, South Lawn of the White House: National Christmas Tree Lighting at 4:30PM on Dec. 6th

The National Christmas Tree and the Pathway of Peace is illuminated each evening from dusk until 11 pm through January 1st. Seasonal displays include a Yule log, a large-scale model train and a Christmas manger. The seasonal display includes Santa's Workshop, which will be open at select times so that children can visit with Santa. Musical performances by volunteer choirs and dancers, will be held nightly on the Ellipse stage. Weeknight performances will be performed from 6-8:30 PM For more information: www.thenationaltree.org
 

Florida
Nov. 17 -  Jan 31
St. Augustine: NIGHTS OF LIGHTS!
 Millions of white lights create a magical holiday atmosphere in the Nation's oldest city. Tracing its origins to the Spanish tradition of displaying a lighted white candle during the Christmas holidays, the spectacular lighting reflects the city's 446-year history while creating a beautiful setting for special memories. St. Augustine Plaza de la Constitucion, King Street: http://www.NightsofLights.com
 
Peach Ornament Georgia
Dec. 14-15
Cumming: Arts and Crafts Festival
Join in the caroling and numerous other Christmas activities enjoyed by over 6,000 people each year. View the over 100 booths displaying various arts and crafts, take a hay ride, enjoy the light show, and be sure to get a free photo with Santa. Dec. 14: 4-10PM,  Dec. 15: 10-5235, Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA 
 
  Guam
Nov. 24
Hagåtña: A Christmas to Remember
Hosted by the Guam Chamber of Commerce, the annual Christmas Festival provides the community with a festive event featuring holiday lights and displays, spirited entertainment, kid friendly activities, and other attractions to enjoy throughout the evening.  Skinner Plaza in Hagåtña.  More information: 472-6311/8001.

Aloha Hawaiian Shirt Ornament Hawaii
Dec. 1
MILILANI:  CHRISTMAS PARADE
The event is expected to have 1,500 marchers, 30 vehicles, 10 floats, 2 bands. The parade starts at Mililani High School Stadium at Kipapa Dr., goes past Mililani Shopping Center, onto Moenamanu St., onto Kuahelani Ave., onto Meheula Pkwy., onto Lanikuhana Ave., and finishes at Town Center of Mililani (between Ruby Tuesday and Assagios).  9AM-10:30AM. More information: email  marisa@pcfvirtual.com
 
French Fries Ornament Idaho
Dec. 7 – 31
Boise: Winter Garden A Glow
See the dazzling display of nearly 250,000 sparkling lights artfully displayed throughout the holiday season at the Idaho Botanical Garden. Fun for people of all ages. Open daily from 6 - 9PM Santa will be at the Garden weekends in December starting December 7. 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, ID 83712. More information:  (208)343-8649.
 
Route 66 Ornament Illinois
Nov. 17
Chicago: Miracle Mile’s Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
The nation’s largest evening holiday celebration, jump starts the holiday season with a full day of family-friendly activities, concerts by top musical artists, and the best holiday shopping. See the grand evening parade march  down Michigan Avenue with one million lights illuminating 200 trees. The parade concludes with a grand finale fireworks show over the Chicago River. To stay updated on holiday happenings, sign up for The Magnificent Mile newsletter and become a fan of The Magnificent Mile on Facebook, follow @TheMagMile on Twitter and explore The Magnificent Mile foursquare.
 
Choo Choo Train Ornament Set Indiana
Nov.  7 - 11  
Terra Haute: Power Shoppers Paradise Fairgrounds,
Anything and everything you would treasure giving as a gift, enjoy receiving, love to purchase for yourself or use to decorate or entertain with during this holiday season!! Wed/Thurs: 10AM - 8PM Fri/Sat: 10AM - 9PM  Sunday: 10AM - 5PM  Indiana State West Pavilion.
 
Santa's Girl Ornament Iowa
Nov. 30 - Dec 2
Amana: Shop on Candlelit Streets
Follow the Gingerbread trail, visit the craft bazaar and cookie walk. Enjoy live music, refreshments, and demonstrations. Extended shopping hours. Phone: 800.579.2294. jchilders@amanas.net. www.festivalsinamana.com 
 
Ingenue Ornament Kansas
Nov. 30
Dodge City:  Christmas in Old Dodge City
The event officially lights things up with the annual lighting of the mayor’s tree in downtown Dodge City. Stay to get a glimpse of Christmas decorations on Front Street in Boot Hill. Watch as local businesses and groups compete for the best chili award. Then stay and sample for yourself. The event also features a holiday lights parade of floats. More information at (620) 225-4151.
 
English Riding Saddle Ornament Kentucky
Dec. 8
Versailles: Tour  of Holiday Homes
Three historic homes and three modern homes show off their holiday décor. There will be music and refreshment throughout the day. Downtown shops will be open for antique, gift and art gallery shopping. Proceeds will benefit the Coats and Shoes for Kids project; the scholarship fund; and other charities supported by the Woodford County Woman's Club.  10AM – 4PM.  The Little House, 247 Lexington St., Versailles , Kentucky
 
Cat Mask Ornament Louisiana
Nov. 17 – Jan. 6
Natchitoches:  Christmas Festival of Lights:  
Over 300,000+ Christmas lights and 100 plus riverbank set pieces are on every night at dusk. Downtown attractions include carriage tours through the historic district.  Shops and restaurants are open late.  All events take place in the Landmark Historic District along the Cane River Lake and along the Cane River Lake south of Natchitoches. More information:  www.christmasfestival.com
 
US Highway 1 Ornament Maine
Starts Nov. 29
Kennebunkport: Christmas Prelude
Local business people work with the community to recreate the spirit and joy of the Christmas season. There are  three tree-lighting ceremonies: Dock Square in Kennebunkport;  Lower Village of Kennebunk: and, the lobster trap tree in Cape Porpoise. Additionally, there are a dozen Art and Craft Fairs; approximately 12 venues serving either breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner; programs sponsored by the Historical Society; and 12 programs of music celebrating the season. Santa still arrives by lobster boat escorted by two very special “lobster elves”. More information, with detailed schedule, at: http://www.christmasprelude.com/schedule_of_events.htm
 
North Pole Ornament

Maryland
Nov. – Jan.  1
Annapolis:  Lights on the Bay 
An annual drive through the Christmas light show sponsored by the Anne Arundel Medical Center. Drive along the shore of the Chesapeake Bay and see more than 60 animated and stationary displays illuminating the roadway. 5-10 PM Sandy Point State Park, Route 50, Annapolis, MD. More information: (410) 481-3161.
 

Peppermint Ice Cream Ornament Massachusetts
Nov. 2 - 4  
Boston: Christmas Crafts Festival
Located at the Seaport World Trade Center. Show Hours  Fri: 12-7PM;  Sat: 10AM-6PM;  Sun: 10AM-5PM
 
Cherry Cluster Ornament Michigan
Dec. 8
Clarkston: Holiday Lights Night
Watch the Holiday Lights Parade, and immediately following, stroll down into Deport Park where Santa will read a story and lead the crowd in a tree lighting ceremony. Give Santa your letter, enjoy thousands of lights, make a s’more, and enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate. Depot Park (Depot Road in Downtown Clarkston)
 
Snow Flake Santa Ornament Minnesota
St. Olaf Christmas Festival, 12/1/11 - 12/4/11, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN. Arts and exhibits as well as musical performances.  507-786-3811
Pattypan Squash Ornament Mississippi
Dec. 1
BILOXI: CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY
Over 100 of the region's favorite artisans and antique dealers offering beautiful merchandise for all your gift-giving needs. In addition: enjoy delicious and specialty foods; great entertainment; pictures with Santa; and, special Biloxi treats. Time: 10AM-4PM Location: Lameuse Street & downtown Biloxi. More information: Kay Miller at (228) 435-6339 Admission: FREE
 
Red Velvet Cake Slice Missouri
Dec. 9
Hollister: Santa Train To Visit
Santa is coming to visit children in the Ozarks on the Santa Train. Children from the Southwest Missouri area are invited to come and see Santa as he travels through the Ozark Mountains visiting children of all ages. The Santa Train will arrive at the Hollister Train Depot at 1:30PM. The Santa Train is made possible by the Hollister Chamber of Commerce.
 
Cowboy Boots Ornament Montana
Dec. 1
Butte: Christmas Stroll
The traditional event begins with bargains and specials in stores; live music; street vendors; and, children’s activities. At dusk, there is a light parade and tree lighting ceremony at Heritage Plaza at Park and Main Streets. 2PM - 7PM. More information: www.facebook.com/events/464119480294798/.
 
Holiday Hog Ornament Nebraska
Nov. 17
Columbus: Downtown Christmas Stroll
Start off the holiday season with a festive atmosphere of lights, music, carriage and trolley rides, food, fun and bargains. 4PM - 8PM. FREE. Downtown, 13th Street to 26th Ave. More information: www.columbusnedowntown.com.
 
Santa's Booty Ornament Nevada
Dec. 13-15
Henderson: WinterFest
The City of Henderson will host the annual WinterFest celebration at the Henderson Events Plaza and Henderson Convention Center, This year's theme is An Old-Fashioned Christmas Delight. Winterfest will feature a variety of family-friendly activities, including an official tree lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, gingerbread house displays, roaming performances, and an evening light parade! Admission: FREE. Both located at 200 S. Water Street, in the Water Street District.
 
Snowman Ornament New Hampshire
Dec. 7 - 9
Salem: New England Holiday Craft Spectacular
Show Hours: Fri & Sat 10AM-5PM. Sunday 10AM-4PM. Admission: $7.00 Adult and under 12 FREE. Rockingham Park Racetrack, Rockingham Park Blvd.
 
Sea Gull Ornament New Jersey
Nov. 23 – Jan. 6
Morris Plains: Holiday Open House
This holiday event will feature beautiful period decorations festooning the Log House and hot cider and cookies on the porch. With cranberry stringing in the girl's bedroom and the dining room sideboard set for guests, the Open House will give you a "peek" into the holiday preparations typical for families in the early 1900s. Friday, Saturday, and Sundays: 11AM – 4PM Craftsman Farms, 2352 Route 10 West.
 
Manta Ball Ornament New Mexico
Nov. 18, 19, & 20
Albuquerque: Christmas in New Mexico Expo
Located at the Expo New Mexico (Fairgrounds), Manuel Lujan Bldg., Halls A & B. Fri: 10AM-5PM; Sat: 10AM-6PM; Sun: 10AM-5PM
 
Candied Apple Ornament New York
Nov. 22
NYC: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
77th St. & Central Park West New York. FREE Floats, Bands, and Balloons at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
 
Flying Pig Ornament North Carolina
Nov. 8
Raleigh: Visions of Sugarplums Holiday Art & Craft Show
The 38th Annual “Visions of Sugarplums” Holiday Art and Gift Show at Quail Hollow Swim Club. Skip the mall, skip the crowd and start your Christmas shopping early. 9-8PM at Quail Hollow Swim Club, Raleigh. FREE
 
Cowboy Boots Ornament North Dakota
Nov. 23-25, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Dec. 7-8
Garrison: Dickens Village Festival
An annual tradition that will delight and entertain families from across North Dakota, eastern Montana, and southern Canada. The event turns a community of 1,500 into a quaint Victorian town from the era of Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol." The Dickens Village Festival runs three consecutive Fridays and Saturdays and the Sunday after Thanksgiving.
 
Christmas Latte Ornament Ohio
Year-round
Cleveland (Tremont Area): A CHRISTMAS STORY HOUSE  
The house used in the popular holiday classic "A Christmas Story" has been restored to its original 1983 movie appearance. The house takes visitors on a nostalgic journey to the sights and scenes where Ralphie Parker dreams of nothing but receiving a genuine Red Ryder 200-shot Carbine Action Air Rifle for Christmas. Visitors can explore the museum where items from the movie are on display. Admission tickets can be purchased at the gift shop, located directly across the street from the house. Phone: 216-298-4919,3159 W. 11th Street in the Tremont neighborhood. More information: www.AChristmasStoryHouse.com
 
Guardian Angel Ornament Oklahoma
November - December
Chickasha: Festival of Lights
This holiday extravaganza draws more than 300,000 visitors from across the USA. A thousand local volunteers come together to create the over-3-million-lights spectacle in 43-acre Shannon Springs Park. Carriage rides provide the best views. Other attractions include one of America’s largest Christmas trees, 100 Lakeside Displays, trees and walkways, the Crystal Bridge of 75,000 lights, holiday music, concessions, Santa, and shopping. For more information visit: www.chickashafestivaloflight.com
 
Oregon Ornament Oregon
Nov. 23 – Dec. 30
Portland: Christmas Festival of Lights  
This is the largest Christmas choral festival in the world. Includes approximately: 170 indoor holiday concerts performed by school, church and civic choirs. Offering a family-oriented blend of traditional celebration, the event reflects the special season of hope that Christmas offers to many thousands of families from around the Pacific Northwest. Five indoor concerts are scheduled each evening in The Grotto’s 600-seat chapel. Family entertainment in The Grotto’s plaza area includes outdoor caroling, puppet shows, and a live animal petting zoo. Information: 503.261.2400.The Grotto, NE 85th and Sandy Boulevard.
 
  Pennsylvania
Nov. 16 – Dec. 29
Christmas Candylane:
A family holiday tradition, Hersheypark Christmas Candylane delights all your senses with more than 2,000,000 twinkling lights, holiday-themed rides, festive entertainment, steaming mugs of signature hot chocolate, and quaint shopping experiences. More information: 800-HERSHEY or www.hersheypark.com
 
  Puerto Rico
Dec. 3
Condado: Urban Bazaar
The Economic Development Bank in the Ventana del Mar Park in Condado, bringing local agricultural businesses selling poinsettias, Christmas trees and traditional holiday foods together with entertainers including mimes, magicians, musicians, caricature artists, and even yoga classes.

Hot Cocoa Ornament

Rhode Island 
Dec. 1 – 31
Newport: Christmas Celebration
The annual celebration has multiple activities for nearly each day of December. With a volunteer base numbering 1500, the non-profit organization, Christmas in Newport, raises thousands of dollars for charity each year. In keeping with the true spirit of the season, any event listed in the annual program must be free of charge or must benefit a non-profit institution or charity. More information: www.christmasinnewport.org

Dec. 24
Bristol: Christmas in the Barnyard
Rise and Shine with the Fowl and Swine! Spend the morning getting up-close and personal with Coggeshall Farm Museum's heritage livestock. Participants will join one of the museum's costumed interpreters to help with the morning chores while learning about farm animals in 18th century Rhode Island. Feed the swine, brush the cows, and turn out the chickens while finding out what makes Coggeshall Farm's animals so special. Opens 9AM. More information: http://www.coggeshallfarm.org/
 

Spoon Gourd Ornament South Carolina
Nov. 21 – Jan. 2
Orangeburg: Children’s Garden Christmas
Located in the beautiful Edisto Memorial Gardens, car loads of families will see thousands of lights including still and animated displays such as Old Man Winter, a river boat, Santa and his elves, a Nativity Scene, and more than 60 lighted cherry trees. Also, save time for the Kid’s Walk which features interactive displays including a hopping bunny, a squirrel running up a tree, colorful Christmas trees, and The Twelve Days of Christmas display during. Open 7 days at week: 5-10PM. More information: http://orangeburg.sc.us

Daily
Charleston: Holiday Market
The City Market is located in the heart of downtown Charleston. It was established in 1804 and is one of the nation's oldest public markets. Comprised of individual sheds that canvas four city blocks, the market houses more than 140 permanent vendors selling souvenirs and collectibles, everything from tins to baskets, and lots more. More information: http://www.christmasincharleston.com/events/
 
Western Saddle Ornament South Dakota
Nov. 23-25
Hot Springs: Christmas in the Hills
Christmas tree lighting ceremony, parade of lights, craft fair, home decorating contest, children`s activities, tour of homes, living nativity, and more. Held at the Mueller Civic Center and other locations in Hot Springs. Price of Admission: Can of food, children FREE. More information: www.hotsprings-sd.com

Dec. 2
Vermillion: W H Over Christmas Festival
This event features crafts for sale, decorated trees, displays, bake sale, children's activities and music. All of this takes place at the W.H. Over Museum. 1-4:30PM. More information: www.facebook.com/WHOverMuseum
 
Holly Sprig Ornament Tennessee
December (Each Week: Thursday-Sunday)
Lebanon: Festival of Lights
The Festival Of Lights is a driving tour that includes hundreds of thousands of lights, animation for the young and old, beautiful lighted scenes, and many more displays that delight the eyes and impart a holiday spirit for all to share. Don't miss this special winter display from 5PM - 9PM every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening in December. Sponsored by James E. Ward Agricultural Center. Wilson County Fair Grounds.

Nov. 7 – Feb. 28
Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg: Winterfest
From November to February, these quaint towns are transformed into a wonderland of brilliant lights, dazzling
decorations, and magnificent shows. More information: www.smokymountainarea.com

Nov. 23 – Dec. 8
Chattanooga: The Santaland Diaries
David Sedaris' entertaining description of his stint working as a Christmas elf during the holiday season at Macy’s. At first the job is simply humiliating, and the thousands of visitors pouring through Santa's workshop make him become weary and bitter. Chattanooga Theatre Center.  More information: http://www.chattanoogafun.com/events/1594/Santaland-Diaries
 
Santa's Got Mail Texas Ornament Texas
Dec. 1-2
Galveston: Dickens on the Strand
For more than three decades, characters from Charles Dickens’ novels have strolled Galveston’s historic Strand during December. This holiday festival takes visitors back to the Victorian Era as street vendors with push carts work amongst carolers and street musicians, while children busy themselves at the Royal Menagerie Petting Zoo. More information: http://www.galvestonhistory.org/Dickens_Overview.asp

Nov. 25 – Dec. 1
San Antonio: Mariachi Vargas
The Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza music festival is the largest and longest running mariachi music event of its kind in Texas. This event includes a concert featuring the world-renowned and Mexico City based "Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán." Check out the mariachi-inspired art exhibit, mariachi music serenades on the Riverwalk. The largest and most competitive mariachi groups perform during this 7-day event. Lila Cockrell Theatre. More information: http://www.mariachimusic.com/

Nov. 30
Denton: Holiday Fun Fest
Capture the spirit of a small town holiday celebration. Thousands gather at the Courthouse Square for Denton’s Holiday Lighting Festival. Watch the annual tree lighting ceremony. Santa will be there, along with the band Brave Combo. 5:30PM. More information: http://dentonholidaylighting.com/
 
Woodpecker Ornament Utah
Dec. 3
Draper Park: Jingle Bell Jog
'Tis the season to be running (especially for a great cause)! Crank up your holiday cheer with this festive family affair 9-10AM, Draper Park, 1300 E. 12500 S. A family-friendly 5K Run/Walk/Stroll to benefit the Utah Food Bank.

Nov. 17 - Dec. 29
West Valley City: Trees of Diversity Exhibit.
Trees, nativities and gingerbread houses decorated to celebrate Christmas traditions from around the world. Mon.-Thur. 9AM-6PM, 1355 W. 3100 S., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, FREE. More information: http://www.wvc-ut.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=4119
 
Mistletoe Ornament

Vermont
Dec. 7 - 9
Woodstock’s Wassail Weekend
Voted one of Vermont's Top Ten Winter events. Historically, ale brewed with spiced apples and sugar was the warm drink given to the singers who went door to door during the Solstice. Christmas became interwoven with celebrations during the darkest time of the year. The highlight of the weekend is a unique Wassail Parade through the center of Woodstock with over fifty horses and riders dressed in holiday costumes and period dress from the early 19th Century. Mr. Claus puts in an appearance and then heads on to our Little Theater where he greets the children at the magical "Christmas Visions". More info: http://www.woodstockvt.com/pdf/wassail2012.pdf

Dec. 24
Wilmington: Christmas Eve Sleigh Ride
Experience the nostalgia of yesteryear with your family and friends and take a sleigh ride journey into the woods to an old log cabin for a warm up by the wood fires and enjoy a steaming cup of hot chocolate and Christmas carols at the piano. Reservations required. Afternoon and Evening rides offered. Weather permitting. Adams Farm. More information: http://www.adamsfamilyfarm.com/winter.html

Dec. 31
Wilmington: New Year's Eve Sleigh Ride
Sleigh bells will ring in the New Year with a fun filled, memorable evening with your family and friends by taking a horse drawn sleigh ride into the heart of the forest to the "party hut" for a warm up by the wood fires and songs on an old player piano. Afternoon and Evening rides offered. Reservations required. Weather permitting. Adams Farm. More information: http://www.adamsfamilyfarm.com/winter.html
 

Teddy Bear Ornament Virginia
Nov. 30 - Dec. 1
Floyd: Winterfest
This year is the 18th annual Winterfest! As our longest running program, Winterfest is something you won’t want to miss. Always the first weekend in December, The Jacksonville Center will be filled with visitors enjoying art, crafts, music, kids activities and tasty treats. Hours: Friday, Friday, November 30 from 5-8pm or Saturday, December 1, 10AM-5PM. Jacksonville Center for the Arts.

Nov. 9-11
Doswell: Virginia Christmas Market
A collection of hundreds of exhibitors from across the nation, featuring fresh new holiday designs and ideas just in time for the holidays. Pottery, furniture, jewelry, garden, specialty boutiques, gourmet food and more. Santa will be on hand for visits and photos. Hours:  Nov. 9-10: 10AM-5PM and Nov. 11: (11AM-5PM). The Exhibition Center at Meadow Event Park.

Nov. 23 – Jan. 6
Mt. Vernon: Christmas at Mount Vernon
Christmas at Mount Vernon has been named as one of the "12 Places to Catch the Holiday Spirit." Mount Vernon is joyfully decking the halls for Christmas. A special daytime program offered through January, includes themed decorations of 12 Christmas trees). Open 9AM-4PM daily. Admission. More information: http://www.mountvernon.org
 
Holiday Blend Tea Bag Ornament Washington (State)
December (First Three Weekends)
Leavenworth: A Village of Lights.
Christmas in the Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth Washington is magical. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s this small town in the alp-like mountains of Washington State comes alive. On the first three weekends of December there will be a bazillion of Christmas lights, constant caroling, and Christmas lighting ceremonies.. Every Saturday and Sunday at 5PM. More information: http://www.leavenworth.org

Nov. 23 – Jan. 6
Seattle: Winterfest
Enjoy six weeks of festive, FREE, fun-filled entertainment. Visit Seattle Center Armory, restored to its original grandeur and dressed for the season. Here you’ll find the timeless Winter Train & Village, warm roasted nuts and other fine edibles. Outside, sparkling lights illuminate the center of Seattle Center. Winterfest Ice Rink returns, along with ice sculpting, student showcases and live weekend performances. The festival opens with Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra and rings in the New Year with dramatic fireworks and music by The Rhythm Nation.

Dec. 1 (First Saturday)
Sunnyside: 24th Annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade
The first Saturday of December you can experience the nation's premiere Lighted Farm Implement Parade. Multitudes gather to enjoy floats and farm implements decorated with baubles and lights of every hue. Rise early and have breakfast with Santa, or a little later decorate cookies with Mr. and Mrs. Claus at Dairy Fair. Before the parade starts, get into the Christmas spirit as the community gathers to sing Christmas carols and listen to the Christmas story as told by business owners, clergymen and war veterans.
 
Pyracantha Ornament West Virginia
Nov. 9 – Jan. 6
Wheeling: The Oglebay Winter Festival of Lights
Since 1985 the Winter Festival of Lights has been delighting visitors of all ages! This annual holiday light show is one of the nation's largest, covering more than 300 acres over a six-mile drive throughout the resort. Oglebay Resort.

Nov. 9, 10, 11
Morgantown’s Arts & Crafts Christmas Spectacular
Featuring artists & craftsmen from throughout the region with 185 spaces to browse and shop. Hours:
Fri & Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun 10AM-4PM, Mylan Park Expo Center.

Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2, 8, and 9 (Weekends)
Harpers Ferry: Olde Tyme Christmas -
Enjoy the popular activities and events offered in "Christmas Past" celebrations. From Nov. 27th thru Jan 6th, the town will be arrayed in fragrant green garlands, red bows, and twinkling lights (which give a modern but warm touch to the 1860 living history village). On each weekend, shops and streets will be filled with special treats for the enjoyment of visitors of all ages: musical performances, puppet shows, storytelling, visits with Santa, caroling, arts and crafts shows, and much more.
 
Mouse with Cheese Ornament Wisconsin
Nov. 3
Neenah High School Helping Hands Art and Craft Fair. All proceeds from vendor booths as well as admission goes toward aiding those students and their families at Neenah High School who find themselves in urgent financial need situations throughout the year. Admission charged. Neenah High School, 1275 Tullar Road. 9AM - 3PM For more info: http://www.neenah.k12.wi.us/schools/high/

Dec. 1
Mosinee Christmas Festival and Parade
Craft & art show, breakfast with Santa, children’s events, chili challenge, food and refreshing beverages, raffle, downtown parade and more! Festival starts at the Mosinee High School. More information: http://www.travelwisconsin.com/event_detail/Mosinee_Christmas_Festival_and_Parade.aspx
 
Nov. 18 – Dec. 31
Lake Geneva’s Christmas in the Country. Celebration begins with the illumination of a million lights across the resort's 1300 acres, one of the Midwest's largest lighting displays. Inside The Lodge at Grand Geneva features dozens of mechanical holiday displays, daily holiday teas, gingerbread house building contests, breakfast with Santa and Hooray for the Holidays, a Broadway style musical. Downtown Lake Geneva. For more information: http://www.lakegenevawi.com/

Dec: 1, 7-8, 14-16, 18-23, 26-27
Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village
Step into a Christmas card from the past. Candlelit paths, live entertainment, costumed presenters, horse-drawn wagon, Model-T rides, holiday shops, Santa and live reindeer, ice skating, fireworks, and more! 6:30PM - 10PM. More details: www.thehenryford.org
 
Gone Fishin' Jeans Ornament Wyoming
Nov. 9 - 11
Rock Springs: Home and Holiday Show
The Home and Holiday Show is being held on at the Sweetwater Events Complex on Rock Springs, WY. Expect to everything from home improvement ideas to holiday gift items. The show will be a great chance to kickoff the holiday season and your holiday shopping. Vendors from throughout the region. Hours: Friday, Nov. 9: 5-9PM/Saturday, Nov. 10: 10AM-6PM/ Sunday, Nov. 11: 10AM-3PM
FREE to the public. www.wyominghomeshow.com, wyominghomeshow@msn.com

Nov. 17
Soup & Cookie Fair
Gather with friends and family for a warm meal at the Washakie Museum Soup and Cookie Fair. Museum Board Members will provide a variety of savory soups and community volunteers will provide a delectable assortment of homemade holiday cookies. Purchase a bottomless bowl of soup and cookies by the pound will be for sale. When you leave, you'll be set for the holidays! 11AM - 2PM, 2200 Big Horn Ave, Worland WY 82401

Nov. 24
Downtown Christmas Parade  Come Downtown Casper and enjoy the Christmas parade by being part of the parade or just enjoy the floats and lights travel past you as you enjoy hot chocolate and cookies!
6PM to 8PM
   

 

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