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Jan 10

Happy New Year!

Posted on January 10, 2024 at 3:17 PM by Colleen Johnson

Caroline County, VA Upcoming Events


 

Happy New Year! Remember to Shop Local.

Thursday, January 11-Saturday, January 13 – 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. – Sidney E. King Arts Center – Caroline Historical Society and the Sidney E. King Foundation are open. 121 N. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Saturday, January 13 – 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. – Grand Opening JOCADA Black Arts & Culture Exhibit at the Sidney E. King Arts Center located at 121 N. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Monday, January 15 – 7 p.m. – Caroline Branch NAACP, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Observance, “2024 Dream Perspectives” located at Oxford Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 25215 Zion Rd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546.

January & February – The Sidney E. King Arts Center will be open from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday during the months of January and February.

February 2024 Black History Month – More information coming from Historic Port Royal, the Sidney E. King Arts Center, and the Caroline County Visitor Center.

Saturday, February 3 – 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. – Polar Bear Plunge located at the Lake Land’Or Beach. Inclement weather date is February 10th. 

Friday, February 9 – Sunday, February 11 – Caroline Community Theatre presents Almost, Maine by John Cariani. Dinner/Brunch shows are on Feb. 9 & 10 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. Standard shows are on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. and Feb. 16 & 17 at 7 p.m. Be sure to check out their information on www.Facebook.com/CarolineCommunityTheatre. 

 

Dec 01

The Holiday Season is Upon Us!

Posted on December 1, 2023 at 11:52 AM by Colleen Johnson

Caroline County, VA Upcoming Events


 

Remember to Shop Local during this Holiday Season!

Friday, November 17-Sunday, December 31 – 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. – Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village. Open rain or shine and on ALL holidays. $30 per family vehicle. Located at The Meadow Event Park, Gate 1, 13111 Dawn Blvd., Doswell VA 23047

Friday, November 24-Sunday, December 31 – 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. – Caroline County Visitor Center Crafters’ Gift Shop Christmas 20% Off Sale located at 23724 Rogers Clark Blvd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Allow our elves to assist you in finding original gifts this holiday.

Holiday Season – Main St. Historic Tours presents Jingle Bells Historic Homes & Lights Tours with hot chocolate, a warm blanket, and a 45-minute ride through Bowling Green. Call 540-273-2743.

Friday, December 1 – 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. – Frog Level Christmas Movie Night, The Polar Express, selfies with Santa and hot chocolate bar at Frog Level Volunteer Fire Dept., 30240 Richmond Tpk., Doswell, VA.

Saturday, December 2, 9, and 16 – 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. – Christmas Market, 23795 Rogers Clark Blvd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Free Admission. Dec. 9 and 16 Meet and greet Grinch. Vendors, raffles, and food. Next to McDonald’s.

Saturday, December 2 – 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. – Classic Cottage Art & Antiques Annual Holiday Open House located at 104 Milford St., Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Saturday, December 2 – 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. – Susie Bella’s Antiques & More Christmas Décor Sale located at 119 Courthouse Ln., Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Saturday, December 2 – 7 p.m. – Reedy Church Ruritan Club Christmas Variety Show located at 26336 Sunshine Rd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546.

Sunday, December 3 – 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. – Caroline Community Theatre Fundraising Holiday Event located at 7278 Ladysmith Rd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Free photos with Santa, cookies, hot cocoa, raffles, prizes, and silent auction.

Wednesday, December 6 – 4 p.m. – Horne’s Restaurant “All Aboard!” event in Port Royal, VA. Kids night come dressed in your favorite PJ’s. Hot cocoa and warm cookie with purchase of a kids meal. Free popcorn, coloring page, and movie included – The Polar Express!

Thursday, December 7 – 7 p.m. – Tony Beasley Celebratory Event at the Meadow Event Park located at 13191 Dawn Blvd., Doswell, VA. Light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, December 8- Sunday, December 10 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - Liberty Park Antiques Estate Sales located at 333 N. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Saturday, December 9 – 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. – Meet the Grinch & Toy Drive, Caroline County Recreation Building, 17202 Richmond Tpk., Milford, VA 22514. 

Saturday, December 9 – 2 p.m. – Bowling Green Parade and Merry Main Street on Main St. in Bowling Green, VA 22427. After parade, Town Hall will have awards, pictures with Santa, chili cook-off, cookies and more!

Saturday, December 16 – 10 a.m. – Donuts with Santa and the Grinch at the Caroline Family YMCA located at 17422 Library Blvd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546.

Nov 16

Holiday Events

Posted on November 16, 2023 at 4:53 PM by Colleen Johnson

Caroline County, VA Upcoming Events


 

Friday-Sunday, November 17-19 – Caroline High School Cavalier Players presents The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe. Nov. 17 and 18 are at 7 p.m. and the 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 19 is sensory friendly. Tickets are adults $10 and students (PreK-12) $5.

Friday, November 17-Sunday, December 31 – 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. – Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village. Open rain or shine and on ALL holidays. $30 per family vehicle. Located at The Meadow Event Park, Gate 1, 13111 Dawn Blvd., Doswell VA 23047

Saturday, November 18 – The Poultry Show at the Caroline County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 8332 County Fair Lane, Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Judging begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 5 p.m.

Saturday, November 18 – Holiday Open House at The Minnow Bucket, 331 Main St., Port Royal, VA and the Port Royal General Store Antiques, 25422 Tidewater Trail, Port Royal, VA. 

Friday, November 24-Sunday, December 31 – 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. – Caroline County Visitor Center Crafters’ Gift Shop Christmas 20% Off Sale located at 23724 Rogers Clark Blvd., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Allow our elves to assist you in finding original gifts this holiday.

Saturday, November 25 – 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. – Holly Jolly Christmasville on Small Business Saturday throughout Bowling Green – 20 shops and eateries plus Tinsel Town Market.

Saturday, November 25 – 5 p.m. – Small Town Tree Lighting at 204 N. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427. There will be lights, music and family fun for everyone.

Friday, December 1 – 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. – Frog Level Christmas Movie Night, The Polar Express, selfies with Santa and hot chocolate bar at Frog Level Volunteer Fire Dept., 30240 Richmond Tpk., Doswell, VA.

Saturday, December 8- Sunday, December 10 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. - Liberty Park Antiques Estate Sales located at 333 N. Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427.

Saturday, December 9 – 2 p.m. – Bowling Green Parade and Merry Main Street on Main St. in Bowling Green, VA 22427. After parade, Town Hall will have awards, pictures with Santa, chili cook-off, cookies and more!