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Fredericksburg Community Chorus: Handel's "Messiah," Fredericksburg Baptist Church, 1019 Princess Anne St. 7:30 p.m. Free; an offering will be received. Runs again Dec. 1.
"An O. Henry Christmas," Fauquier Community Theatre, 4225 Aiken Drive, Warrenton. Based on two classic short stories by O. Henry, "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Last Leaf." 8 p.m. $15, seniors/students $13. Runs through Dec. 16. fctstage.org.
"The Sound of Music," Riverside Center Dinner Theater. See Nov. 29 listing.
Fredericksburg Jaycees Christmas Parade, downtown Fredericksburg. Marching bands and units, floats, Santa. 5:30 p.m. fredjaycees.com.
Spotsylvania Christmas Parade. Begins at Spotsylvania Middle School and ends at Spotsylvania Courthouse. Bands, floats, antique cars, fire trucks, majorettes. 1 p.m.
Holiday Fair, Spotswood Elementary School, 400 Lorraine Ave., Spotsylvania. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 540/898-1514.
Lake Is Great Christmas Tree Lighting, beside the Lake Is Great Store, 2991 New Bridge Road, Lake Anna. Photos with Santa, children's activities, food vendors, crafts, live performances. 5:30-8:30 p.m. 540/872-0684.
Book Signing, The Griffin Bookshop and Coffee Bar, 723 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. Graham Gardner will sign copies of his holiday children's picture book, "The Santa Beacon." 2 p.m.
Bazaar, Falmouth United Methodist Church, 28 Pegs Lane, Stafford. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benefits local community outreach. 540/898-3575.
Merry Mission Mart Craft and Vendor Show, Ni River Community Church, 12341 Five Mile Road, Spotsylvania. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Benefits Peru Missions Team.
Holiday Craft Show, Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. $8, ages 12 and younger free. Runs again Dec. 2 (tickets good both days). 540/548-5555.
Poinsettia Plant Sale, England Run Library, 806 Lyons Blvd., Stafford. 10 a.m. until plants are gone. $18. Benefits Friends of the Library. 540/899-1703.
Black Belt Demonstrations, Aikido in Fredericksburg, 6155 Hickory Ridge Road, Spotsylvania. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. 540/582-9600.
Holiday Open House, Burnley Vineyards, 4500 Winery Lane, Barboursville. Wine tastings and hors d'oeuvres. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Runs again Dec. 2. 540/832-2828.
Live Nativity, Mount Olympus Berry Farm. See Nov. 30 listing.
Community Christmas Holiday Lunch, Church of the Messiah, 12201 Spotswood Furnace Lane. Enjoy a hot lunch while crafting gifts for others, fill blessing boxes with items for those in need, toast s'mores and visit the live Nativity. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Reservations at 540/786-3100.
Celebrate the holidays like it's 1775 as Kenmore presents its candlelight tour on Sunday, Dec. 2, 5-8 p.m. See what the holidays were like with Betty and Fielding Lewis as they experienced their first Christmas ball at Kenmore. Enjoy vignettes in the chamber, dining room, drawing room, and kitchen. $10; reservations required. Info: