No End to Rockville’s
Festive Fun this Winter

Holiday Events Abound for All the Family!

“A Christmas Carol” presented by Hope Garden Ballet Theatre
Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

HGCBT’s eighth annual production of “A Christmas Carol” has become a local family tradition and was named in DC Metro Theater Arts’ Best of 2015 – Best Children’s/Family Productions.

Tickets: $22 ($19 senior/student/child/military/veteran).
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Rockville Civic Ballet presents “The Nutcracker”
Saturdays, Dec. 2 and 9 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, Dec. 3 and 10 at 2 p.m.

Directed by Eleanor Simpson. Join Clara on her magical journey! Tickets: $17; $13 for seniors 60 and older and children 12 and younger.
Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Holiday Open House: Art Gallery Opening and Reception
Sunday, Dec. 3, 1-4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Shop our holiday gift shop, meet local artists and find a unique one-of-a-kind gift.

  • 1-4 p.m. Art gallery exhibition opening and reception.
  • 1:15 p.m. Rockville Singers.
  • 2:15 p.m. Victorian Lyric Opera Company.
  • 3:15 p.m. Capital Accord Chorus.
    Glenview Mansion

Natural Holiday Crafts
Sunday, Dec. 3, 2-3:30 p.m.

Spend the afternoon using a variety of natural or recycled objects to make holiday crafts and ornaments. Each participant will complete at least three projects. Adult participation required for children younger than 8. Register by Nov. 28 for course #2087. $10R/$13NR
Croydon Creek Nature Center

Gingerbread House Workshop
Saturday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ages: 5 and older

Build your own gingerbread houses for the December holidays. Come learn the tricks of the trade and get creative. Fee includes a gingerbread house and all the decorating supplies. Working conditions include plenty of cookies and drinks. $50R/$55NR. Course #1044.
Thomas Farm Community Center

Holiday Open House: Children’s Day with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Sunday, Dec. 10, 1-4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Enjoy a day with Santa and Mrs. Claus and take part in fun crafts and activities.

  • 1-4 p.m. Glenview Mansion and Art Gallery open.
  • 1:15 p.m. The Heavenly Handbells of Trinity Lutheran Church.
  • 2:15 p.m. Heart of Maryland Chorus.
  • 3:15 p.m. Watkins Mill High School Chamber Singers.
    Glenview Mansion

Cookies with Santa
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2-4 p.m.
Ages: 1 and older

Santa’s workshop promises an afternoon of holiday activities. Visit with Santa, bring a camera for a photo with Santa, holiday crafts, cookie decorating, writing letters to Santa at the North Pole and more. $4 per person at the door. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free admission for children younger than 1.
Thomas Farm Community Center

Holiday Open House: Music and Merriment
Sunday, Dec. 17, 1-4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

  • 1-4 p.m. Glenview Mansion and Art Gallery open.
  • 1:15 p.m. The School of Music.
  • 2:15 p.m. The Encore Singers.
  • 3:15 p.m. Harmony Express.
    Glenview Mansion

Rockville Concert Band presents “Tis the Season!”
Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m.

Warm up to seasonal favorites conducted by Associate Music Director Douglas Pierce. No tickets required; $5 suggested donation. Visit www.rockvilleconcertband.org.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Rockville Chorus presents 45th Anniversary Holiday Concert
Sunday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Directed by Bryan Seith. Featuring songs that ring in the holiday season, this annual tradition has become one of our most highly-anticipated events of the year. Join the chorus in the lobby after the show for refreshments. No tickets required; donations greatly appreciated. Visit www.rockvillechorus.com.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre

Tiny Tot Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 10-11:30 a.m.

This special event is designed just for tiny children and their parents. A morning of holiday activities, crafts, games, refreshments and a visit with Santa. Course #2758. $3R/$4NR.
Thomas Farm Community Center

Winter Blast
Grades K-5
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 27, course #2076.
  • Thursday, Dec. 28, course #2077.
  • Friday, Dec. 29, course #2078.

Escape the cold this winter and­­ join the fun indoors! Each day’s activities include sports, crafts and organized games. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Bring a bag lunch. $35R/$40NR.
Thomas Farm Community Center

Winter Wonderland Fun Days
Ages: 5-12
8:30 a.m-5:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 27, course #1276.
  • Thursday, Dec. 28, course #1277.
  • Friday, Dec. 29, course #1278.

Escape the cold this winter and­­ join the fun indoors! Each day’s activities include sports, crafts and organized games. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Bring a bag lunch.
Twinbrook Community Recreation Center