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  1. Phoebus Holiday Illumination

    December 6, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Phoebus

    Visit Phoebus to celebrate this special season with live holiday music, arts & crafts vendors, a visit from Santa, holiday decorations, and a Christmas tree lighting.

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  2. STEM Saturday — Makerspace: Engineer It

    December 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Virginia Air & Space Center and Riverside 3D IMAX Theater

    Awaken your inner engineer. Learn new engineering skills, then put them to the test in our Makerspace challenges. Does stacking skyscrapers, constructing catapults, creating cars, or building bridges sound fun? Well, you can find all of that and more at this STEM Saturday.

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  3. A Debby Boone Christmas

    December 7, 2019, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    Celebrate the season with three-time Grammy winner Debby Boone! This holiday concert celebrates the 30th anniversary of her album Home For Christmas, which includes “Silver Bells,” “Christmas Time is Here,” “White Christmas” and other yuletide favorites. There’s no better way to kick off the holidays! Boone skyrocketed to the top of the charts in 1977 when “You Light Up My Life” became one of the biggest songs in history. It catapulted the singer into the spotlight, and she’s continued to sing and perform around the country throughout her 40-year career. In addition to recording 12 studio albums, Boone has appeared on Broadway and in regional musical theater productions, and also authored six children’s books. She’ll light up The American Theatre with a jubilant celebration through story and song, including that timeless classic!

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  4. Hampton Roads Philharmonic: Winter Classics and Holiday Favorites

    December 8, 2019, 2:30 PM @ The American Theatre

    Christmas bells are ringing and so much more when HRP brings to life beloved holiday, film and classical compositions — not to mention a special guest appearance by the Golden Baton raffle winner! You won't want to miss this fan-favorite program for the whole family.

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  5. Small Works Exhibition opening

    December 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center

    While much of the most famous works of art catch our attention due to their grandiosity, the "Small Works Exhibition" is here to paint a different picture — a miniature one. Artists from around the region and around the Commonwealth are invited to submit miniature and small artworks. Artworks in all media are represented, and the exhibition presents a wide range of styles, techniques, content, imagery and intent. Small two-dimensional works are required to be no larger than 80 square inches and small three dimensional works are required to be no larger than 10 inches on any side. A reception for the exhibit will be Dec. 14.

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  6. Christmas with The Nelsons

    December 12, 2019, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    Starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson It’s always more fun at somebody else’s house for the holidays — especially when it’s the Nelsons, America’s First Family of Entertainment! Third generation Matthew and Gunnar seamlessly weave together songs and stories from their showbiz family, along with their own chart-topping Billboard Christmas singles. This heart-warming multi-media live concert features quick humor, soaring sibling vocals and state-of-the-art big screen video that pays tribute to their legendary father, Ricky Nelson, as well as their grandparents Ozzie and Harriet. A holiday show for all ages, the entire family invites you to celebrate Christmas with the Nelsons!

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  7. Holly Days Lighted Boat Parade

    December 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hampton Harbor

    Visit Downtown Hampton’s waterfront for the annual lighted boat parade.

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  8. Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollfest and Job Fair

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Come for the 6th Annual Celebrate Healthcare Mega Health Insurance & Medicaid Enrollfest & Job Fair! Attendees will receive free onsite enrollment for the Marketplace/Medicaid Health Insurance & Job opportunities. The event includes 30-minute Public Health Crisis forums on cancer treatment, healthy eating, heart health and more. The deadline to renew or enroll in the Marketplace is Dec. 15. Medicaid Enrollment is year round. If a person doesn't qualify for a government subsidy for the Marketplace then they will qualify for Medicaid (at no charge). Special guests include Virginia Health & Human Services Deputy Secretary Marvin Figueroa and the Rev. Lennox Yearwood, CEO Hip Hop Caucus. The Virginia DMV will be represented on Saturday to distribute Real IDs.

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  9. Holly Days Open House

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    Enjoy heirloom ornament making, live holiday music, train displays, face painting and more family fun to get you in the spirit of the season. Christmas music from New Sound Alliance from 10 am to noon, Libertylive.church from 12-2:30 pm, and acoustic arrangements of seasonal favorites by Louis Vangieri, 2:30-4 pm. Have your face painted for free from "A Mile of Smiles" from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Tour the galleries and our special “Hampton One” exhibit. Be sure to check out the gift shop for unique jewelry, housewares, accessories and holiday decor, not to mention the best selection of books on Hampton’s history!

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  10. Selfies with Santa at the Hampton Carousel

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    As part of Hampton Holly Days weekend, the Hampton Carousel welcomes youngsters of all ages to share holiday wishes and snap “Selfies with Santa.” Mrs Claus will be there with free candy canes. As a special gift, take a free spin on the festively decorated 1920s carousel. Have your face painted in a holiday motif for free from 1-4 pm. Afterwards, get set for the Hampton Holly Days Parade at 6 pm on Settlers Landing Road!

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  11. Holly Days Illuminated Parade

    December 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Bring your entire family to Downtown Hampton for the Peninsula's largest illuminated parade, the Hampton Holly Days Parade. This year we celebrate "Holly Days Around the World" in preparation for the 20th anniversary of the International Children's Festival in 2020. Check out appearances from your favorite dance groups, high school bands, military groups, car clubs, local organizations and the highly anticipated arrival of Santa Claus! The best view is along Settlers Landing Road, from the Crowne Plaza heading beyond the Virginia Air and Space Museum.

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  12. The Soul and Spirit of Christmas with CeCe Winans

    December 14, 2019, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    Heart and Soul. Joy and Love. Powerhouse vocalist CeCe Winans delivers all that and more in this holiday concert that will have you on your feet by evening’s end! Winans’ dynamic presence has graced stages around the world as she reimagines gospel with the captivating sounds of pop, country and R&B. Winan’s recent album, Something’s Happening! A Christmas Album, packs plenty of familiar tunes, including “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and “Feliz Navidad” as well as five original songs by her Grammy Award-winning son Alvin Love III. The true meaning of Christmas comes alive onstage with Winans and her merry band of musical revelers!

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  13. Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollfest and Job Fair

    December 15, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Come for the 6th Annual Celebrate Healthcare Mega Health Insurance & Medicaid Enrollfest & Job Fair! Attendees will receive free onsite enrollment for the Marketplace/Medicaid Health Insurance & Job opportunities. The event includes 30-minute Public Health Crisis forums on cancer treatment, healthy eating, heart health and more. The deadline to renew or enroll in the Marketplace is Dec. 15. Medicaid Enrollment is year round. If a person doesn't qualify for a government subsidy for the Marketplace then they will qualify for Medicaid (at no charge).

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  14. Country Christmas Spectacular

    December 18, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    Take part in our Holiday Ho-ho-hoedown! Celebrate in hip Hee-Haw style with some of the region’s most innovative Americana musicians: swamp blues duo Roebuck; honky-tonk angel Gina Dalmas of the Heartstompers; classic country singer/songwriter Jack Green; sultry songstress Katie Teardrop; and of course the mastermind and ringmaster of this cavalcade or Christmas cheer, the “grunge-grass” irrepressible force of nature that is Tornado Bait. Plus, there will be a special Hoop Performance by Wicked Rose Bunny Performing Arts. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Proceeds support the museum. Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members.

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