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December 7, 2015 | Volume 91 Number 3


Breakfast with St. Nick

St. Patrick Catholic Church, Lexington, is sponsoring “Breakfast with St. Nicholas” Saturday, December 12, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Applebee's, north of Lexington on U.S. 11. All proceeds will benefit the parish's pre-school. For more information, please contact Fr. Joe D'Aurora at


Advent music

An Evening of Music for Advent and Christmas will be presented by the Festival Choir of the Church of the Incarnation in Chalottesville on Friday, December 18, beginning at 7 p.m. with sung Advent Evening Prayer in the Worship Center with a reception to follow.


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Festival of Carols

The Music Ministry of Holy Family, Virginia Beach, will have a Festival of Carols on Sunday, Dec. 20, at 4 p.m. This service of scripture and song foretelling the coming of Christ lasts about an hour and includes congregational caroling, choral, handbell, and instrumental music. A Christmas Cookie Reception follows. The church is at 1279 N. Great Neck Rd.

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