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In Lynchburg, events are synonymous with community. Spend a warm Friday evening with us outdoors to the tune of live music, get immersed in Central Virginia’s culture with Kaleidoscope or take to the waters with our well-known Bateau Festival. We guarantee you will walk away feeling both welcomed and entertained.

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Mon

Dec

22

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Warm apple cinnamon wine and cider will be in the wine tasting room. Gift packs of wine and canned products will make wonderful Christmas gifts. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Visit the Christmas lights at the Elks National Home in \"The Christmas Capital of Virginia\"
Tue

Dec

23

Location:
Peaks of Otter Winery
2122 Sheep Creek Road
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
540-586-3707
Warm apple cinnamon wine and cider will be in the wine tasting room. Gift packs of wine and canned products will make wonderful Christmas gifts. Free Noon-5p.m. You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass or taste out of a free plastic cup. Visit the Christmas lights at the Elks National Home in \"The Christmas Capital of Virginia\"
Fri

Dec

26

Location:
Legacy Museum of African American History
403 Monroe St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-845-3455
Website:
Kwanzaa is an African-American celebration of family, community and culture that traces its origins to the first harvest festivals held throughout Africa. Legacy celebrates Kwanzaa as part of its mission to stimulate an appreciation of the diversity of the African-American experience. Children and family participants will learn about the seven principles of Kwanzaa while participating in craft workshops.
Free
Sat

Dec

27

Location:
Peaks of Otter Lodge
85554 Blue Ridge Parkway
Bedford Va 24523
Contact:
85554 Blue Ridge Parkway
Website:
Explore the Peaks of Otter in a fun new way! We’ll provide you with a map, clues, and all the instruction you’ll need to get started. Your “team” of treasure hunters will find as many of the “control points” as you can. At each control point, you’ll find a trivia question you will have to answer. Return to headquarters and use your answers to solve a word puzzle. The word puzzle will lead you to the treasure! Your journey will lead you around the lake and along numerous trails near the Peaks of Otter Lodge in an adventure you’ll remember for years to come. Suitable for all ages!

Call 866-387-9905 to reserve your space today!

Reservations are encouraged. A $10.00 security deposit is due at time of reservation. Security deposit is fully refundable on day of event, or with 24-hour advance cancellation notice. You must check in with the front desk on the day of the event for security deposit release.
Sat

Dec

27

Location:
Legacy Museum of African American History
403 Monroe St.
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-845-3455
Website:
Kwanzaa is an African-American celebration of family, community and culture that traces its origins to the first harvest festivals held throughout Africa. Legacy celebrates Kwanzaa as part of its mission to stimulate an appreciation of the diversity of the African-American experience. Children and family participants will learn about the seven principles of Kwanzaa while participating in craft workshops.
Free
Tue

Dec

30

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Winterfest at LU

12:00am - 12:00am
Location:
Vine Center - Liberty University
1971 University Boulevard
Lynchburg VA 24501
Contact:
866-447-2084
Website:
Ring in the New Year on Dec. 30 and 31 with Liberty University and world renowned Christian musicians. Winterfest is packed with events on our campus so that you can experience all that Liberty has to offer.
While on campus, spend time playing basketball, ice skating, rock climbing, skate boarding and more in the LaHaye Student Center. And go skiing, snowboarding, and tubing at the Liberty Mountian Snowflix Centre, FREE when you pruchase an All Event Ticket this year to Winterfest!
Wed

Dec

31

Location:
Peaks of Otter Lodge
85554 Blue Ridge Parkway
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
888-454-7711
Website:
Enjoy a bountiful buffet from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., dance the night away to the music of The Front Porch Swing Band. Then, ring in 2015 with a champagne toast as you watch the ball drop from New York City on an 8 foot screen!

$103.00 (plus taxes) the two person dinner only package

Rate includes:
Buffet for Two
Champagne Toast at Midnight
New Year\'s Eve Party Favors

Reservations Required. Call us at 888-454-7711!

$279.50 (plus taxes) for the two person overnight package

Overnight package includes:
Dinner Buffet for Two
Champagne Toast at Midnight with Party Favors
Preferred Room for Two
Breakfast for Two

Reservations Required. Call us at 888-454-7711, or book your overnight package online at: www.peaksofotter.com/New-Years-Eve-Package
Wed

Dec

31

Location:
Renaissance Theatre
1022 Commerce Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
Website:
New Year’s Eve Gala and Fundraiser to benefit the Renaissance Theatre
December 31, 2014
9:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Tickets $35 per person/$60 couple in advance
or $40 per person /$70 couple at the door

Ticket price includes:
•Gourmet food and desserts
•Midnight champagne toast
•Live Performances throughout the evening
•Dancing

Even MORE reasons to join us:
•Cash bar
•50/50 raffle
•Silent auction
•Largest Donor Award - we invite you to compete for the honor of being the Largest Donor of the night!

Off-Street Parking Now Available!!!
Fri

Jan

02

Location:
Downtown and Rivermont

Contact:
Website:
Local arts organizations and galleries stay open late to debut performances, hold openings and exhibit new works. The trolley runs from Downtown to Rivermont Ave.

921 Main Street Fine Arts, 921 Main St.
Academy of Fine Arts, 600 Main St.
The Art Box, 422 12th St.
Beeswax Candle Company 109 13th St.
Dance Theatre of Lynchburg, 722 Commerce St.
The Lynchburg Museum, 901 Court St.
Michael Twery Artist Studio, 13th & Court Streets
Oxide Pottery, 1337 Main St.
Riverviews Artspace, 901 Jefferson St.

Rivermont:
Light Wings, 849 Belmont St.
Blackwater Creek Gallery, 845 Belmont St.
The Lynchburg Art Club, 1011 Rivermont Ave.
Rivermont Studio, 1204 Rivermont Ave.
5-8pm
Fri

Jan

09

Location:
Mangia Restaurant
2496 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg VA 24503
Contact:
Website:
POORHOUSE ROAD, a 6pc in your face high energy rocking blues band, will be doing a show in Lynchburg,Va at Mangia 10:30-1:30 January 9th before they go to Memphis to participate in the International Blues Challenge on Beale Street. As winners of the 2014 Sedalia Blues Challenge, come see how fun the blues can be !!!
Sat

Jan

10

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts Warehouse Theatre
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
(434) 528-3256
Website:
The Academy\'s Performing Arts students present
Broadway, Here I Come!
Join us for a theatrical night where students from all over the community converge onto one stage to showcase Broadways best from past to present, showcasing a spectacle of high kicking, full energy fun through songs, scene and dance. Enjoy a night to remember featuring music from Broadway\'s Wicked, Les Miserables, Sound of Music and many more!

Saturday, January 10th 7:30pm
Sunday, January 11th 6:30pm
Tickets: $5 reserved seating for all.
Children seated on others\' laps must still have a ticket
Buy Early for the Best Seats
Sun

Jan

11

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts Joy & Christian Lynch Warehouse Theatre
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
(434) 528-3256
Website:
The Academy\'s Performing Arts students present
Broadway, Here I Come
Join us for a theatrical night where students from all over the community converge onto one stage to showcase Broadways best from past to present, showcasing a spectacle of high kicking, full energy fun through songs, scene and dance. Enjoy a night to remember featuring music from Broadway\'s Wicked, Les Miserables, Sound of Music and many more!

Saturday, January 10th 7:30pm
Sunday, January 11th 6:30pm
Tickets: $5 reserved seating for all.
Children seated on others\' laps must still have a ticket
Buy Early for the Best Seats
Thu

Jan

15

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Fri

Jan

16

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Sat

Jan

17

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Sat

Jan

17

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Sat

Jan

17

Location:
Peaks of Otter Lodge
85554 Blue Ridge Parkway, Mile 86
Bedford VA 24523
Contact:
866-387-9905
Website:
Join Greg Redfern, an adjunct professor/instructor of astronomy since 1984 and a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador since 2003, for this engaging presentation about the 2018 space telescope successor to HST - seen up close and personal with latest pics and info direct from NASA. "The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, our guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of the lake to see the night sky in all its glory at the Peaks. Major constellations and visible planets (if any) will be pointed out with some sky lore added. A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful. Free to all parkway visitors. 8-9pm
Sun

Jan

18

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Sun

Jan

18

Location:
Virginia Center for the Contemporary Arts
154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst VA 24521
Contact:
434-946-7236
Website:
Tour open studios and visit working writers, artists,
and composers. Explore the beautiful Mt. San Angelo grounds and seet the outdoor
sculpture collection. Meet the staff and enjoy refreshments.
4:00 to 6:00pm @ the VCCA 154 San Angelo Drive, Amherst VA
Sun

Jan

18

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Mon

Jan

19

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.
Tue

Jan

20

Location:
Academy of Fine Arts
600 Main Street
Lynchburg VA 24504
Contact:
434-582-7328
Alluvion Stage Company - Warehouse Theater
“The most exhilarating storytelling on Broadway in decades” (New York Times) makes its central Virginal regional debut at the Academy of Fine Arts, in partnership with Liberty University and the Alluvion Stage Company! Winner of five Tony Awards, this swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan—based on the novel co-written by Dave Barry—uses a dozen actors playing more than a hundred unforgettable characters, all on a journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? “Fantastical and enchanting” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “absurdly funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and suitable for younger audiences over 10. Come take a hilarious romp through the Neverland you never knew!
• January 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23*, 24, 25 - 7:30 p.m.
• January 17, 24 - 2:00 p.m.
• January 18, 25 - 3:00 p.m.
• January 23 - 10:00 a.m. (Open to school groups only - Call 434-582-7078 for more information)
• Location: Academy of Fine Arts, Downtown Lynchburg
• Tickets go on sale Monday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m.
• Recommended for children of all ages.

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