Nov
10
Sat
Eat, Drink & Be Merry @ Grovewood Gallery Tickets
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:30 pm
Eat, Drink & Be Merry @ Grovewood Gallery | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Grovewood Gallery invites you to Eat, Drink & Be Merry – a showcase of artfully curated table settings for festive holiday entertaining, on view November 10 through December 31, 2018. Works will include ceramic tableware, wooden cutting boards, one-of-a-kind serving pieces, drinking vessels, and more – all displayed on handcrafted tables throughout the gallery. An opening celebration will take place on Saturday, November 10 from 2-5pm, where guests can enjoy locally crafted beverages from Noble Cider and Troy & Sons, as well as light appetizers from Golden Fleece Slow Earth Kitchen. This event is free and open to the public.

Nov
22
Thu
Fashions for Evergreens at The Hotel Roanoke @ The Hotel Roaonke Tickets
Nov 22 2018 – Jan 1 2019 all-day
Fashions for Evergreens at The Hotel Roanoke @ The Hotel Roaonke | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Now in its sixth year raising monetary donations for The United Way of Roanoke Valley, Fashions for Evergreens celebrates the holidays with a unique tree competition featuring more than 34 professionally designed trees. The event has raised more than $20,000 for the United Way of Roanoke Valley. The public is being asked to vote monetarily for their favorite tree (only U.S. currency and checks accepted) and at the end of the public voting, the tree that raises the most money will declared winner of the People’s Choice Award. Fashions for Evergreens is free and open to the public. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to see daily #hotelroanoke updates. Share your experience on social media by tagging the hotel or using #hotelroanoke

Nov
23
Fri
Christmas Market at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Nov 23 – Dec 24 all-day
Christmas Market at Explore Park @ Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Beginning on November 23rd and continuing through to December 24th, you can visit the Roanoke County’s Explore Park gift shop, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, during the holiday season, and you will be rewarded with a unique array of Christmas merchandise for your holiday shopping needs.

One of a kind artisan crafts, from more than 20 artisans throughout the region, will be for sale at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center. Come out and enjoy Black Friday specials along with holiday entertainment and refreshments. Visit the Blue Ridge Parkway Gift Shop from 9 AM- 5PM and support local artisans while picking out the perfect unique gift for that special person! Explore Park’s Christmas Market will also be open during Holiday Village nights in December.

Dec
14
Fri
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Dec 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, in collaboration with Center in the Square, will premier its Holiday Village on December 14th -16th and 20th – 24th at Roanoke County’s Explore Park, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Explore your holiday spirit on select nights in December from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. We are filling the park with exciting family activities, crafts, music, food and more. You won’t want to miss the holiday attractions including the Village of Lights, visits with Santa, carolers, and demonstrations from local artists along with a campfire for stories and S’mores with additional holiday cheer. Admission is FREE, some activities may require a fee.

Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park

Explore your Holiday Spirit and join us as we fill the park with exciting family activities, music, Christmas movies, food and more. Light displays and decorations, carriage rides, 12 Greens of Christmas Mini Golf, Santa experience, shopping at our Artisan Market anf fun for all !

Dec
20
Thu
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 10:00 pm
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, in collaboration with Center in the Square, will premier its Holiday Village on December 14th -16th and 20th – 24th at Roanoke County’s Explore Park, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Explore your holiday spirit on select nights in December from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. We are filling the park with exciting family activities, crafts, music, food and more. You won’t want to miss the holiday attractions including the Village of Lights, visits with Santa, carolers, and demonstrations from local artists along with a campfire for stories and S’mores with additional holiday cheer. Admission is FREE, some activities may require a fee.

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Dec
26
Wed
Winter Break Family Fun @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park Tickets
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 30 @ 2:30 pm
Winter Break Family Fun @ Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park | Chimney Rock | North Carolina | United States

Winter is the perfect time for exploring the Park. Leafless trees make for more places to enjoy the views and picture taking. Chimney Rock celebrates this winter break by offering our popular Family Animal Encounters for this one week, too. Join us daily at 2pm to hear what our Animal Educators would be doing if they were still living on the wilder side during these chillier months ahead.

Dec
31
Mon
Growing Up in the Valley’s New Year’s at Noon @ The Berglund Center Tickets
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Growing Up in the Valley's New Year's at Noon @ The Berglund Center

Celebrate at Noon – with a bouncy ball drop of 100,000 Balls!

The BIGGEST and BEST NEW YEARS CELEBRATION In Roanoke! Family Friendly – Alcohol Free!

TICKETS ON SALE NOVEMBER 15th at BERGLUND CENTER BOX OFFICE.

ALL ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN PRICE:
$10,000 Safe Crack Competition
8 Fun Filled Inflatables
Character Appearances
Balloon Art
Face Painting
Live Music with Einsteins Monkey
Magic Show
Ventriloquist Show
Stilt Walkers
Jugglers
Photo Booth
100,000 Ball Bouncy Ball Drop! (16,666 Balls in each of 6 Drop Zones)

Character Appearance Schedule TO BE ANNOUNCED

SENSORY BALL DROP 1:30pm-3:30pm
Ball Drop of thousands of soft and fuzzy pom pom balls
Event full of fun for children with special needs!
Lower Light, Less noise, no crowds
Quiet Rooms and activities!

6th Annual Big Lick Downtown Countdown NYE Celebration @ Downtown Roanoke, Virginia Tickets
Dec 31 @ 7:30 pm
6th Annual Big Lick Downtown Countdown NYE Celebration @ Downtown Roanoke, Virginia

The 6th annual Big Lick Downtown Countdown, NYE celebration!

Bringing Times Square to Market Square!

Featuring massive outdoor AND indoor parties with entertainment by The Worx, The Low Low Chariot and DJ Flex with our Time Square Style Party on Market Square as well as Center in the Square’s beautiful atrium, incredible Pinball Museum and the new VIP Charter Hall Party on the top floor of the historic Market Building!

And of course our our Signature Roanoke Star Rise at Midnight with a replica of the famous Roanoke Star projected up the Center in the Square Building bringing us into 2019!

Enjoy incredible food in nearby restaurants plus on site vendors, beverages including local craft brews, favorites and mixed beverages.

Tickets on sale Friday, Oct 26th at 10am at Center in the Square’s box office, online at www.biglickentertainment.com or call 540.224.1200!

Sponsored by Budweiser, WFXR News, 94.9 Star Country and K92.
To benefit Center in the Square with Big Lick Entertainment.

App Ski’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza @ Appalachian Ski Mountain Tickets
Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm
App Ski’s  New Year’s Eve Extravaganza @ Appalachian Ski Mountain | Blowing Rock | North Carolina | United States

Annual celebration with fireworks, torchlight skiing, moonlight ice skating, and festive restaurant specials.