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I sure hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and that you all are staying warm! There is a lot to do in western Hanover, so here you go!
This is a reschedule do to the weather! Christmas tree lighting at the Doswell Community Center, 16433 N. Washington Highway, Sunday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. Fun for the young and old alike, with Christmas caroling, cider and cookies and more, and an appearance of Santa, the Hanover Christmas Mother, and the Snow Princess.
Do you like cookies, especially Christmas cookies? Come to the Association for Preservation of Beaverdam Depot Saturday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. for the first of what we hope will become an annual cookie sale. You can also donate cookies to help with the fundraiser. Donate cookies, then come and select the cookies, get them weighed and for only $8 per pound, you have a variety of Christmas cookies.
Dec. 17, 7 p.m. at the Hanover Arts and Activities Center, 500 South Railroad Avenue, Ashland. The Hanover Concert Band will complete their 24th year with this Boston Pops style concert of Christmas Music. There will be table seating available with beverages and food treats to enjoy throughout the concert. Please bring a donation of non-perishable food for the Central Virginia Food Bank.
2014 will be the 25th anniversary concert series. There are plans to feature local musicians in the concerts and present special concert music written by VCU Jazz Studies head, Antonio Garcia that has been commissioned for the 25th year. It will debut at the 2014 end of the year Christmas Concert at the Arts and Activities Center in Ashland where they rehearse every Tuesday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For additional information about the Hanover Concert Band, please visit hanoverconcertband.org or call Marshall Johnson at (804) 789-0536.
The Independence Ruritan Club, located behind Independence Christian Church, 14033 Independence Road (off Route 54, west of Ashland) will have a Benefit Breakfast, Saturday, Dec. 14. Serving from 6:45-8:45 a.m., salt herring fillets, scrambled eggs, bacon, spiced apples, cornbread, grits, coffee and orange juice. All-you-can-eat for a donation of just $8 for adults. Proceeds from this event will go to the Western Hanover Emergency Action Team (W.H.E.A.T.). For information or carry-out orders, call (804) 798-6579.
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