Rocknoceros Singalongs Are A Highlight Of The Season!
If you have young children in the Northern Virginia you probably know Rocknoceros! These life-long friends formed the band at Jammin Java a few years ago and have grown to be the most popular children’s act in the region. They’ve released four award-winning albums of smart, educational, Beatles-esque pop songs and their live shows are virtuosic and entertaining for children AND parents. These holiday singalongs are interactive and a great way to get in the holiday mood! 11AM show is SOLD OUT but there are still tickets for 2PM!
Stop by the Meadowlark atrium to take part in cookie decorating and reindeer food-making. Each participant will receive a bag of sugar cookies to decorate, with decorating materials to help you get creative. There will also be ingredients to make reindeer food. 5 to 9 p.m. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. $10/child. For information call 703-255-3631.
Friday, Dec. 21: Holiday Lights: Whether your prefer to take in the holiday lights on foot or from behind the wheel, Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority has you covered. At the Bull Run Festival of Lights drive through an enchanted world of giant toy soldiers, snowmen, Santa and his reindeer and so much more. Over 130,000 people visit the festival every year. End your trip with a visit to the Holiday Village, featuring games, rides, food and gift vendors. 5:30 to 10 p.m. (Also Saturday and Sunday. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Through Jan. 6.) Bull Run Regional Park. $20/car, $30/van (15-34 people). Discounted weekday rates. For more information call 703-359-4633.
Prefer your holiday lights al fresco? Head over to Meadowlark Botanical Gardens for its Winter Walk of Lights. Imagine the beauty of Meadowlark’s renowned gardens transformed into a winter wonderland, including a flowing stream of softly glowing lights. On the .6-mile walking path marvel at the two-story animated fountain, stroll past the Gingerbread Village and explore the beauty of nature like you’ve never seen it. 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:15 p.m. (through Jan. 6). Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. $13/adults, $8/children ages 8 to 12. Discounted weekday rates. Tickets available online. For more information call 703-255-3631.