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Loudoun Parks and Rec Has Planned Holiday Activities All Over the County

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Check out Loudoun Parks' list of holiday events across the county. Courtesy of Loudoun Parks & Rec
Check out Loudoun Parks' list of holiday events across the county. Courtesy of Loudoun Parks & Rec

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services as a long list of fun stuff planned throughout December.

LETTERS FROM SANTA    

(Ages 10 & under) Your child will be thrilled to receive a personalized letter from Santa! Included with the letter will be the North Pole Newsletter, complete with Santa's agenda, a craft idea from the Elves, and a holiday recipe from Mrs. Clause. When registering, please print the Santa information form with your receipt. The form can be faxed to 703-421-3118, e-mailed to nicole.larock@loudoun.gov, mailed to Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street Sterling VA 20164, or dropped off in Santa's special mailbox at the center. Forms are accepted through Dec. 17. Call 703-430-9480 for more information.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164

$5.00              

 

COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING    

Join family, friends and neighbors to light the Lucketts community tree, and kick off the holiday season with caroling, cookies and hot chocolate. Call 703-771-5281.

Location: Lucketts Community Center Gazebo, 42361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA 20176

Donations accepted for Interfaith Relief

Friday              12/6               6:00P- 7:00P

 

LANTERN-MAKING WORKSHOP & LOVETTSVILLE LANTERN PARADE        

Make this German custom part of your family's holiday tradition. Start by making your own lantern and ornament for the parade, or bring your own lantern to the community center and walk to Lovettsville Town Square for refreshments and a community sing-a-long. The event is co-sponsored by the Town of Lovettsville and the Lovettsville Community Center.  Glo sticks for lanterns provide safe illumination for the parade. Workshop fee includes supplies and light refreshments. Call 540-822-5284 or e-mailLOVCC@loudoun.gov.

Location: Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way, Lovettsville, VA 20180

$8.00/workshop

Friday              12/6               workshop 6:30P- 7:15P, Parade 7:30P-9:00P

 

HOLIDAY IN THE PARK     

Tour historic Lanesville House adorned with period holiday decorations, and enjoy crafts, wagon rides, roasting marshmallows, and more family activities. Please bring a new hat or gloves for the park’s “Winter Warmth Tree.” Call 571-258-3700.

Location: Claude Moore Park Historic Area, 21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Road, Sterling, VA 20164

Free event

Saturday        12/7               3:30P- 6:00P

 

CANDY CANE HUNT/LUNCH WITH SANTA            

Children 1½-8 will get into the holiday spirit on this candy cane hunt with Santa to find specially-marked candy canes for prizes. They’ll have lunch with Santa too! Children should dress for the weather. Registration required. Call 571-258-3500.

Location: Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, VA 20164

$10.00, $3/parent lunch

Saturday        12/7               1:30P- 3:00P

 

HOLIDAY VENDOR FAIR  

This Holiday Vendor Fair features a varied selection of items from artists, crafters, and area vendors. Admission is a canned food item donation. Call 571-258-3456.

Location: Dulles South Multipurpose Center, 24950 Riding Center Drive, South Riding, VA 20152

Free event/donation

Saturday        12/7               8:30A-12:00P

 

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA             

Have a wonderful, wholesome breakfast of eggs, meat, pancakes, muffins, and fruit while the children visit with Santa. Breakfast will be held next door at the Philomont Fire Department. Call 540-338-5882 for more information.

Location: Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Road, Philomont, VA 20131

$5.00/Ages 2-12, $7.00/Ages 13 & up

Sa                     12/7-12/7    8:30A-10:30A

 

CHRISTMAS IN MIDDLEBURG CRAFT SHOW        

Come enjoy Christmas in Middleburg. Find lovely handmade crafts and gifts at the 25th Annual Christmas Craft Show.  The Town of Middleburg also hosts a Christmas parade and other activities. Call 540-687-6375.

Location: Middleburg Community Center, 300 W. Washington Street, Middleburg, VA 20118

Free event   

Saturday        12/7               9:00A- 4:00P

 

MOONBOUNCE PARTY W/ SANTA           

This special holiday party for ages 1-5 will includelots of music, moonbounces, craft projects,  games, and a special visit from Santa! Bring your camera for pictures. Call 703-430-9480.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164

$6.00

Tu                     12/10             10:00A-11:30A

 

HOLIDAY CAROLING        

Bring your favorite holiday songs and voice to spread holiday cheer in the local community; then warm up with some hot chocolate. Call 540-338-4122.

Location: Loudoun Valley Community Center, 320 W. School Street, Purcellville, VA 20132

Free event

Tuesday         12/10             6:00P- 7:00P

 

FROSTY & FRIENDS WINTER EXTRAVAGANZA

Children two and older (accompanied by parent) can create special crafts and play games with Frosty. Santa will also make a special appearance! Admission and refreshments are included in fee. Must register by 12/6. Call 540-822-5284 or e-mail LOVCC@loudoun.gov.

Location: Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way, Lovettsville, VA 20180

$9.00

Friday              12/13             11:15A-12:45P

 

BREAKFAST W/SANTA    

Join friends and neighbors for a special breakfast with Santa. Must register by December 7. Children 2 and under are admitted free. Call 540-554-8643.

Location: Bluemont Community Center, 33846 Snickersville Pike, Bluemont, VA 20135

$8.00

Saturday        12/14             9:00A-11:00A

 

SANTA'S WORKSHOP      

Now that the holiday season is here, young children (ages 3-5) are invited for some Christmas cheer filled with crafts, stories, games, and a moonbounce! Call 571-258-3500.

Location: Claude Moore Community Center, 46111 Loudoun Park Lane, Sterling, VA 20164

$8.00

Saturday        12/14             10:00A-11:00A

 

LUNCH WITH SANTA        

Have lunch with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves. Santa will join children to play games, make crafts, and enjoy holiday treats! Pre-registration recommended. Call 703-430-9480.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164

$9.00, $4.00/parent lunch

Saturday        12/14             11:00A-12:30P

 

SANTA PAWS                      

Don't fight the lines with Fido to see Santa at the mall when he's making a stop at Philomont this year! Bring your leashed pup and Christmas wish list for holiday family photo, cocoa, and a variety of K9 fun! Call 540-338-5882.

Location: Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Road, Philomont, VA 20131

$5.00/dog

Saturday        12/14             11:00A- 1:00P

 

LUNCH WITH SANTA

Ho! Ho! Ho! Families will visit with Santa, enjoy a special pizza lunch, and decorate a holiday ornament. Advance registration required. Call 703-771-5913.

Location: Douglass Community Center, 405 E. Market Street, Leesburg, VA 20176

$10.00

Monday         12/16             11:30A- 1:00P

 

GINGERBREAD DECORATORS    

Parents and young children (ages 3-5)will decorate a small gingerbread house and cookies while enjoying hot chocolate and refreshments. Please notify of any dietary restrictions or allergies at least one week prior in advance. Call 703-430-9480.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164

$8.00

Tuesday         12/17             11:15A-12:15P

 

DROP & SHOP                     

Community center staff will entertain kids between the ages of 3-12 with games, movies and crafts while parents finish shopping or other holiday tasks. Light dinner is included. Call 540-338-5882.

Location: Philomont Community Center, 36592 Jeb Stuart Road, Philomont, VA 20131

$25.00

Tuesday         12/17             6:00P- 9:00P

 

SANTA'S SITTERS               

Parents can take care of last-minute shopping while children (ages 2-12) are entertained with moonbounces, activities, games, crafts, movies, and more. Pizza and drinks are  included. Kids will be divided into age groups (2-5 and 6-12) for activities. Call 703-430-9480.

Location: Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, VA 20164

$15.00

Saturday        12/21             10:30A- 2:00P

 

NEW YEAR’S DANCE PARTY

Start 2014 off on the right foot at a New Year’s Dance Party! The party is open to anyone 55 and older. DJ Sky Dantinne will spin your favorite old and new tunes, and throw in a few line dances, too. Tasty snacks and beverages will be served. Tickets are $5 for center members and $7 for non-members. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. For more information, call 571-258-3280 or visit www.loudoun.gov/seniors-cascades.

Location: Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling, VA 20165

$5/members, $7/non-members

Monday               12/30     1:00P-4:00P

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