Dec 2, 2008

Life in Lynchburg Christmas Edition

by Life Editors

Dec. 4
Virginia Christmas Spectacular: Thomas Road Baptist Church (TRBC) will host its annual Virginia Christmas Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. Admission for Liberty students is free on Wednesday evening with a valid student I.D. For more information visit

Dec. 5
Hot Chocolate with Santa and Friends: Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause will be spending time with Lynchburg visitors at Liberty Lake Park, Route 122 South. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Admission and hot chocolate are free. However, there will be a $1 fee for photos. For more information call 540-586-7682.

Dec. 6
Christmas Parades: In Lynchburg at 5 p.m. through downtown Lynchburg. In Bedford, The parade will begin at 7 p.m. in Centertown Bedford. After the parade, Santa will be available for pictures. For more information visit

Dec. 7
Sweet Briar Christmas Vespers: The college’s concert and chamber choirs will be featured at the Memorial Chapel at 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 8
Carols by Candlelight: Seasonal music and readings featuring the Lynchburg College Concert Choir will be held at Snidow Chapel at 7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased on the first floor of the Hall Campus Center at the Information Center. No admission without tickets. For more information call 434-544-8344.
Dec. 9
SBC Chamber Orchestra Performs Mozart, Haydn: A free concert featuring the musical works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn will be held at Sweet Briar College’s Memorial Chapel. The event is at 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Rebecca McCord, professor of music, at or 434-381-6115.

Dec. 10
“A Classical Christmas”: A concert by the Liberty University Chamber Singers, Brass chamber ensembles and select faculty will be held at the Heritage United Methodist Church, 582 Leesville Road at 7 p.m. Email or call 434-582-2318.

Dec. 12
“The Nutcracker”: The Virginia School of Arts presents the performance at 7 p.m. at E.C. Glass Auditorium. Tickets cost $18 for adults. Reserved seating is available through VSA, Given Books, Carolina Connection and the E.C. Glass Theatre Web site. Group rates are also available. For more information call 847-8688 or check out

Dec. 13
Wreaths Across America ceremony at Old City Cemetery: A special program sponsored by the Blue Ridge Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be held at 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg at 12 p.m. Following the ceremony, wreaths will be placed on the headstones of veterans. The goal is to have all 2,300 graves receive a wreath. For more information call 434-384-7041 or go to


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