December 6 Academy of Fine Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg 5 to 8 p.m. Free.
December 7 Miller-Claytor House, Riverside Park, Lynchburg Readings at 1, 2 & 3 p.m. Come hear a story and meet Santa Claus. Fee TBD. RSVP by November 18. www.lynchburghistoricalfoundation.org.
December 13 Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge Street, Bedford 5 to 8 p.m. Children and families will make Christmas decorations to be used on Bower Center tree at Bedford Welcome Center. Free. www.bowercenter.org.
December 13 Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge Street, Bedford 8 p.m. Bower Center for the Arts with a Bedford City Challenge grant and the VA Commission for the Arts provides the citizens of Bedford, a free holiday concert. Free. www.bowercenter.org.
December 14 Amazement Square, 27 9th Street, Lynchburg Visit www.amazementsquare.org for more details.
December 30, 2013-January 3, 2014 Ivy Creek Park, 118 Clemmons Lake Road, Lynchburg Ages 9-12. Embrace winter during an active, hands-on camp that’s chock full of outdoor adventures. Register by December 23. Call (434) 455-5828 for details.