December 13, 2015 Events

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Sunday, December 13, 2015
» 13 All Day Event
44th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest


When
Sun, December 13, 2pm – 5pm
Where
Princeton Recreation Center, 201 Morrison Dr, Princeton, WV 24740, United States (map)
Description
Princeton, WV – The Princeton Elks Lodge #1459 are pleased to announce the 44th annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest!

The local competition for the 44th Annual Elks Nation Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest sponsored by the Elks National Foundation, will be held at the Princeton Rec Center on Sunday December 13, 2015, with sign up’s starting at @ 2 pm and the contest starting at 2:30 pm. Contest winners will go on to compete in a regional state competition in Huntington WV on January 09, 2016.

The contest is FREE to participants and there are 3 age groups in both boys and girls ages 8 – 13. Ages are based on your age as of April 1, 2016. Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 in each age group.

For further information, please contact the Hoop Shoot director Rick Miller @ 304-487-6561 or the Lodge @ 304-425-4220

Price: Free

All Day Event
Holiday of Lights, Lotito City Park
Repeats daily until 12/31/15

Where
Lotito City Park, 1780 Stadium Dr, Bluefield, WV 24701,
Description
Nov 26-Dec 31: Holiday of Lights, Lotito City Park
The City of Bluefield, West Virginia welcomes you to one of the largest light shows in the two Virginias--over 600,000 lights transformed into a showcase of holiday themes that are sure to touch the hearts of every visitor. Admission is free; however donations are accepted as vehicles exit the park and are greatly appreciated. Hours are Sunday-Thursday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. 304-327-2494; info@cityofbluefield.com; www.cityofbluefield.com

Holiday of Light Activities

•December 5, 12, 19, 26: Hayrides with Santa, Elf and the Farmer ($3/person) and Bonfire. Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

•December 6, 13, 20, 27: A walk through the park at the Holiday of Lights Festival in Bluefield. A unique viewing experience walking through our light display highlights the beauty of the holiday season. We invite you to marvel at over 700,000 lights while you take a stroll around the park. Time: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Park will open to vehicles at 6 p.m.

•December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19: A Night in Bethlehem - Bring the entire family and join us on a journey to the Biblical City of Bethlehem. Be a part of history and witness the events that led up to the birth of Jesus Christ. Take a walk through the marketplace and visit the shops. Taste treats at the Bakery and Candy Shops. Participate in “hands-on” activities in the Pottery and Metal Working shops. Hang on to your coins for the Roman census and taxation (coins will be provided). 304-320-7099

•December 4, 11, 18 Santa and his elves at the Ridge Runner Train Station and Trolley will start in the parking lot outside the Holiday of Lights entrance. This will include a visit with Santa and an open-air trolley ride to enjoy 40 plus acres of beautiful light displays. Feel free to bring your camera. Be sure to dress warm and we look forward to seeing you there. 304-327-2401 ext. 2451

All Day Event
Summit Theatre presents the “Best Christmas Pageant Ever” dinner theatre
Repeats Sat-Sun until 12/13/15

When
Thursday, Dec 3, 2015
Where
500 Bland St, Bluefield, WV 24701,
Description
Summit Theatre presents the “Best Christmas Pageant Ever” dinner theatre. "The worst kids in the history of the world, The Herdsman - liars, cheats, cigar smoking, cursing and bullies - try to take over the church annual Christmas pageant." These 'worst kids' make the annual Christmas story the most unusual anyone has ever seen and arguably the Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Dinner and show date: December 3, 5 and 11, 12, 2015. Matinee shows only: December 6 and 13, 2015, $18 - $35. 304-325-8000

All Day Event
Mountain Vista Christmas Tree Farm
Repeats daily until 12/23/15

Where
3213 Black Oak Rd, Princeton, WV 24740
Description
Nov 28 through Dec 23: Mountain Vista Christmas Tree Farm
Take a horse ride, warm yourself at the field stone fire pit, and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa while taking in a breathtaking multi-county mountaintop view. The farm offers fresh and grapevine wreaths, seasonal arrangements, and homemade apple butter. Hours: Mon-Fri. 1 p.m.-dark; Sat. 9 a.m.-dark; Sun. 1 p.m.-dark. 304-487-1333, 304 920-8571

All Day Event
The Nutcracker Ballet
Repeats daily until 12/13/15

Where
Bluefield High School, Bluefield, WV 24701, United States (map)
Description
December 12 & 13: The Nutcracker Ballet will be presented by the Bluefield Dance Theatre at 7 p.m. alongside a matinee on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Bluefield Performing Arts Center, Bluefield High School. Advance tickets are available at the Bluefield Dance Theatre, tickets will be sold at the door prior to both shows. $10. www.DanceBDT.com