Holiday Happenings in MHC


2 – Fab Lab Family Days – DIY Ornaments: Participants will be using the laser cutter to create unique, custom designed Christmas ornaments. Preregistration required. Dalton IDEA Center: (276) 656-5461

10 – Holiday Open House at Rising Sun Breads: Stop by the bakery to discuss holiday order needs. There will be free samples and sugar cookies for kids to decorate! (276) 632-2292

10 – Mesh Wreath Class at Spencer-Penn Centre: Create your very own mesh wreath with plush accents just in time for the holidays! Students may choose from red or green mesh. Plush choices are Santa, elf, reindeer, or snowman. (276) 957-5757

17 – The Martinsville-Henry County Christmas Parade: Come out to Martinsville Uptown for the 68th annual Martinsville-Henry County Christmas Parade! Star News: (276) 656-3900

22 – Turkey Day 5K and Family Fun Run: Start Thanksgiving Day with an exciting new tradition – walk, run, or strut your tail feathers at the Turkey Day 5K and Family Fun Run! (276) 632-1772

23, 24, 25, 29 & 30 – “Scrooge MacBeth” by TheatreWorks Community Players: This theatre production features a sharp collision between everything Christmas and everything Shakespeare, and you will never think of Shakespeare or Christmas in quite the same way again! (276) 632-2800

29 & 30 – “Annie” by PHCC Patriot Players: Celebrate the holiday season with the Patriot Players for their 28th production, “Annie,” which follows the hard knock life story of everyone’s favorite redheaded orphan. (276) 656-0244

30 – Christmas Tree Lighting in the Art Garden: Kick off the holiday season with Piedmont Arts in the Gravely-Lester Art Garden. Bring the whole family to decorate the tree, make an ornament and enjoy hot chocolate! (276) 632-3221


1 – “Scrooge MacBeth” by TheatreWorks Community Players

1, 2, 6, 7, 8 & 9 – “Annie” by PHCC Patriot Players

5 – Designing a Holiday Centerpiece at New College Institute: Create a beautiful, but simple centerpiece – yours to keep for the holiday season! (276) 403-5605

7 – Martinsville Uptown Christmas Tree Lighting: Join the City of Martinsville for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the municipal building. (276) 632-5688

8 – Holiday Pictures at the Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center: Come to the visitor center and enjoy a free holiday photo op, craft for kids, snacks, and more. (276) 632-8006

8 – Light Up The Night 5K: Dress in your best Christmas attire or your tackiest sweater and enjoy an exciting evening of family fun! (276) 632-6427

9 – Roanoke Symphony Holiday Pops presented by Piedmont Arts: Celebrating 13 years of holiday magic, this year’s production of the Symphony’s well-loved holiday concert will feature timeless classics and new holiday favorites, including a popular audience sing-a-long. (276) 632-3221

9 – Fieldale Community Caroling & Tree Lighting: Join the Fieldale community for their annual tradition of group caroling followed by the lighting of the Fieldale Community Christmas Tree. (276) 806-9216

31 – New Year’s Eve Celebration at Fairy Stone State Park: You and your friends can dance, laugh, and ring the new year in to the sounds of a local DJ with party favors, refreshments, and more at Fayerdale Hall in Fairy Stone State Park. (276) 930-2424