What’s Up? December 11 – 17

Saturday, December 14
Breakfast with Santa at Airlie
6809  Airlie Road, Warrenton | 9 – 10am

Enjoy a magical morning with your family at Airlie for Breakfast with Santa! Linger over a delightful breakfast buffet featuring special selections just for the kids. Savor the moment as children visit with Santa and his elves in Santa’s Workshop. Adults $50, children $18 (ages 10-15), under 10 free. For reservations, please call 540-428-7130 or email eat@airlie.com. Prices do not include taxes and gratuity.

Saturday, December 14
Civil War Christmas & Concerts at Brentsville
12229 Bristow Road, Bristow | 5 – 8pm

During the winter of 1861, Prince William County was home to nearly 70,000 soldiers who spent Christmas here instead of in their homes. Step back over 150 years to see how soldiers and civilians celebrated Christmas time during the Civil War.

Walk through camps by candlelight and interact with soldiers to learn about Christmas customs of the past. Get your picture taken with a Civil War Santa and have some hot cider as you enjoy a musical performance by the Brentsville District High School Choir at 7p.m. After the concert join them outside around the campfire and sing along!

Admission is FREE. For more information, call 703-365-7895.

Saturday, December 14
Pictures with Santa at the Farm Brewery at Broad Run
16015 John Marshall Highway, Haymarket | 1 – 3pm

Where can you get your Santa pictures and a beer at the same time?? Come to the Farm Brewery to take your pictures with Santa. Then grab a glass of one of the brewery’s Rare Breeds, Candy Cane Imperial Stout.

Saturday, December 14
Old Bust Head Christmas Party
7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton | 12 – 8pm

The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear. Don’t be a cotton-headed-ninny-muggins—join us in the taproom for a day of holiday festivities! Elf will be on the big screen from 12-5pm. Kid Sister will be live on the taproom stage from 5-8pm. All day Happy Hour pricing on pints of Caramel Macchiato, Winter Warmer & Bust Head. The Roaming Coyote food truck will be on site all day.

Sunday, December 15
Holiday Market and Santa Visits the Winery at La Grange
4970 Antioch Road, Haymarket | 12 – 6pm

Join us for a holiday market at La Grange! Find unique, local gifts while sipping on wine and warm cider! Eugene’s Sausage and Fries will be serving up delicious bites and finally you will have a chance to get a photo with Warrenton Santa from 4-6pm!

Saturday, December 14
The REFLEX 80s Band
5615 Wellington Road, Gainesville | 9:30pm – 1:30am

This band needs no introduction; they are amazing and fun and will keep you dancing all night long.

Sunday, December 15
Brunch with Santa at Farm Station Cafe
7150 Farm Station Road, Warrenton | 10am – 3pm

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling
Santa’s ringing to you
Reserve now, a lovely brunch
For a Santa visit with you!

Santa is making a special appearance for last minute wish lists for all the good girls and boys. Farm Station Cafe will be offering their current brunch menu (priced a la carte), Santa will be jingling around for selfies and Santa’s reindeer left behind their favorite games to enjoy as a family at the table. **Reservations strongly suggested.**

Sunday, December 15
Allegro Youth Orchestra Winter Concert
Fauquier High School Auditorium | 705 Waterloo Street, Warrenton | 6 – 7:30 pm

Enjoy an evening of music with the Allegro Youth Orchestras – Bach Strings Orchestra, Mozart Strings Orchestra, and Beethoven Symphonic Orchestra. Evening’s selections include contemporary, Christmas, and classical pieces. Top off your Christmas season with a beautiful concert.

Christine Craddock
About Christine Craddock 128 Articles
Christine Craddock is a writer, editor, photographer, wife, and mother of two adorable children. She is a faithful contributing writer for Haymarket Lifestyle magazine and has resided in Haymarket since 2006.

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