Friday, December 14, 2012

12/06/12 Firehouse Movies, A Christmas Carol, Performances at the Arts and Activities Center

How is your social calendar looking so far? Ashland loves a holiday, so there are lots of events going on this December.

The Ashland Firehouse Theater is showing “Amelie” this Saturday, a charming story about a young woman who moves to Paris and her adventures with the people around her. Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, it's sure to have you smiling! The popcorn starts at 7 p.m., and the movie starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is FREE! The Firehouse Theater is located in Ashland next to the Rescue Squad at 201 S. Duncan Street, across from Town Hall.

Randolph-Macon’s annual tradition has returned with our favorite: “A Christmas Carol.” Performances will be from December 7th through the 13th, with 2:00 p.m. matinee performances on the 8th and 9th. All other dates are evening performances at 7:30 p.m. Reserve your tickets by calling the Cobb Theatre Box Office at 752-7316. Tickets are $2.50 for adults and $1 for children under 12.

Have you seen the windows at Ashland Coffee and Tea? What a wonderful winter scene.

On Friday, December 14th, St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Montpelier will have a Free Community Pancake Dinner with Santa starting at 6:00 PM. Following dinner the children will hear the Christmas story, sing holiday songs, spend time with Santa, and have the opportunity to pick out a gift for their parents. St. Peter's is located at 15599 Mountain Road. Please call 883-5596 with any questions.

The Hanover Arts and Activities Center has two fun performances coming up! The Children’s Music and Culture series presents the 2nd act of the Nutcracker on Saturday, December 15 at 11:00 am. Tickets will be available at the door for $2.00 limited to $10.00 per family.

Then on Tuesday, December 18th at 7:00 PM, the Hanover Concert Band will conduct a Holiday Concert with refreshments afterward. The concert is free to the public. Join us to get in the Holiday spirit!

I have heard rumors of a big snow storm on December 20th, and there certainly were enough acorns dropping everywhere this fall. Personally, I am already looking for a hill to sled down.

Call or email me with your Ashland news: 310-5320, Where are your snow boots?

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