Upfront Nov/Dec 2017


Mark Your Calendars November/December

Holiday Candlelight Tour at Thomas Jefferson’s
Poplar Forest December 1-2, 7-9, 14-16
History and the holidays collide at Mr. Jefferson’s retreat. Experience Christmas 19th-century style as you tour the home and see how he and his family spent their evenings.

Deck the Hills in Downtown Lynchburg
December 2
The Downtown Lynchburg Association is launching this new, family-friendly celebration on the Bluffwalk. Celebrate the season with a tree contest, food, craft vendors and more.

A Christmas Carol at Renaissance Theatre
December 1-2, 8-10, 14-16
Renew and recharge your giving spirit as Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story comes to life on this well-known community theater stage.

Children’s Holiday Festival at Amazement Square
December 9
A little celebration to help the kids pass the time as they countdown to December 25. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, photos with Santa and holiday crafts.

Wreaths Across America at Old City Cemetery
December 16
Step away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to remember those who have served our country. Following a brief ceremony, attendees will lay evergreen wreaths on veterans’ graves.

Local Openings & Closings

Hello! to 5th Street Grind, a new coffee shop on 5th Street.

Hello! to indoor shooting range SafeSide Tactical on Mayflower Drive.

Hello! to BurittOh! in the Forest Square Shopping Center.

Goodbye to the Blue Orchid on Lakeside Drive (catering will continue).

Hello! to Imagination Station Studio in the Forest Square Shopping Center.

Goodbye to the Cheesy Rider food truck.

Hello! to Urbavore, featuring vegan recipes on Church Street.

Hello! to My Dog Duke’s Diner, opening soon on Commerce Street.


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