December 2020 Virtual Events

Utah Arts Festival’s Holiday Gallery Show   Through Dec. 19

Purchase art from local, emerging artists across a variety of mediums, including 2-D & 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Wearable Art, and Wood.

www.uaf.org/holiday-show

 

4th Street Virtual Show   Through Dec. 31

Participating Bloomington, Indiana juried artists will link to the 4th Street site and be ready and able to make sales to our patrons and supporters.

www.4thstreet.org

 

Video with Santa Claus Toys for Tots Fundraiser   Nov. 27-Dec.24

Bring the magic of Christmas into your home this year with personal video calls with Santa. Keep the recorded video as a keepsake and to share with family and friends.

www.videowithsantaclaus.com

 

Denver Jackalope

Virtual Holiday Market   Nov. 28-Dec. 12

Features over 100 curated and hand-selected artisans, crafters, and DIY enthusiasts from across the country.

www.jackalopeartfair.com

 

Whistler Film Festival   Dec. 1-20

WFF will deliver its 20th anniversary edition virtually to a national audience over 20 days, which is four times longer than ever before, with film viewing available online until December 31 and in-theatre from December 3-6, plus special events, talent talks, and industry initiatives all scheduled for streaming convenience.

www.whistlerfilmfestival.com

 

Virtual Greenwich Holiday Stroll   Dec. 1-24

Features 24 days of short videos highlighting local retail stores and restaurants throughout downtown Greenwich, Village of Old Greenwich, Byram, Glenville, Cos Cob, and Riverside. All merchants will be sharing their holiday merchandise, gift ideas, festive wares, signatures dishes, and celebratory cocktails.

www.greenwichreindeerfestival.com

 

Virtual Santa Hustle   Dec. 1-31

Same race. Same swag. Just your location! The Virtual Santa Hustle® can be 3.1, 6.2 miles, 13.1 miles, or even 26.2 miles at your choice of location, any duration of time, during the designated dates.

www.santahustle.com

 

Tis the Season! Virtual Concert & Gala   Dec. 3

Celebrate the holidays in high style with Orange County’s favorite seasonal extravaganza. Join Pacific Chorale for our first-ever online concert and gala including a mix of cabaret performances, virtual choirs and live segments hosted by Robert Istad & Andrew Brown.

www.pacificchorale.org

 

Botany of the Holidays 2020   Dec. 3

Join us and travel to China and Brazil to share the botanical origins of some winter holiday traditions and see just how important plants are to celebrations around the world.

www.botgard.ucla.edu

 

Scandinavian Fest Virtual Holiday Market   Dec. 4-6

Scandinavian Fest is an online marketplace for Nordic themed shops and businesses. Support small business, shop from your favorite stores, and discover new ones in one location, without having to leave your home!

www.scandinavianfest.com

 

Winter Festival & Crafts Fair   Dec. 4-6

Join us and support your favorite vendors and some new ones too. As usual, the show is curated, so you will find the same unique and wonderful selection of items at your fingertips that you’re used to discovering at the live event. Hosted by the Phinney Neighborhood Association.

www.phinneycenter.org

 

Waco Wonderland   Dec. 4-6

Join our virtual holiday celebration, which includes a tree lighting ceremony and fireworks show, storytime with Santa, holiday entertainment, musical performances, a virtual meet-and-greet with two of Santa’s reindeer and more.

www.wacowonderland.com

 

A Christmas Carol   Dec. 4-20

The 21st annual production adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens. Three live streamed productions on opening weekend, followed by live streamed recordings.

www.openstagehbg.com

 

CU Boulder’s Holiday Festival   Dec. 4-Jan. 4

The decades-old celebration brings together student choirs, bands and orchestras and world-class faculty performers for a concert of holiday favorites and new surprises. This year, enjoy a streaming video version the annual celebration.

www.cupresents.org

 

Portland Log & Timber Home Show   Dec. 5

Ask the industry experts in person via live stream or chat messages. Tackling floor plans? See examples of what your dream home could look like in our ALL NEW Parade of Homes!

www.thelogandtimbershow.com

 

Wreath Making Virtual Workshop   Dec. 5

Learn how to scavenge greenery, pinecones, and other natural materials from your yard or garden then learn the at-home process of making a wreath with your found treasures.

www.yewdellgardens.org

 

Little Italy Virtual Tree Lighting & Christmas Experiences   Dec. 5

Little Italy will bring virtual holiday cheer with a 45-minute “Hallmark-style” Little Italy Holiday Special and virtual tree lighting ceremony.

www.littleitalysd.com

 

Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital Fundraising Gala   Dec. 5

The event includes a virtual tree auction, fund-a-need and a private concert with Grammy Award-winning artist, Amy Grant. Your donations will help expand access to pediatric care, so that every child can be treated where they live and play.

www.multicare.org/festival

 

Tidings of Joy Virtual Holiday Concert   Dec. 6

Enjoy a full concert presentation of holiday favorites from the comfort of your own home. North Valley Chorale in Phoenix, AZ will share a variety of songs and instrument al performances that will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit. This concert is a free event.

www.northvalleychorale.org

 

MyVLF Online Literary Festival   Dec. 6

A free global virtual literary festival, connecting readers with authors. Our online event space gives readers access to the best of today’s literature and fiction from internationally-based traditional and independently published authors.

www.myvlf.com

 

Newtown Holiday Festival    Dec. 6-12

A weeklong virtual celebration including a holiday scavenger hunt, The Nutcracker Ballet, bedtime stories with Santa, Festival of Trees, Elf Chats, Elf on the Shelf competition and much more.

www.newtownyouthandfamilyservices.org

 

Home for the Holidays   Dec. 7

From the comfort of your own home, join us for our very first virtual Holiday Festival of Music featuring holiday favorites by the Richmond Symphony.

www.venturerichmond.com

 

Momentum Virtual Forum   Dec. 9-10

MOMENTUM will unite the global technology community to reimagine and advance the role of tech in building a better society and advanced economy. The virtual forum’s world leading speakers includes technology innovators from Bank of American, Google, Ford, Zoom, John Hopkins University, Microsoft, and more!

www.reutersevents.com/events/momentum

 

International Ocean Film Festival Virtual Fall Benefit   Dec. 10

Our event features a Silent Auction, advanced sneak previews of films from our upcoming film festival, local mixologist celebs sharing a must try ocean-inspired cocktail, and special recognition of our 2020 Ocean Champion, globally renown National Geographic photographer Cristina Mittermeier.

www.intloceanfilmfest.org

 

The Solving Kids’ Cancer Virtual Christmas Carol Concert   Dec. 10

We are welcoming an exciting range of special guests and musicians. There will be festive messages from families we support and we’ll be celebrating those within the NHS who have tirelessly carried on supporting the neuroblastoma community throughout the pandemic.

www.solvingkidscancer.org

 

Dance for Dementia   Dec. 11

You’re joining Movement Junkie + Sage House Dementia Support to Dance your little socks off and raise money for Dementia! We’ll have 3 hours of popular Dance Groove (Dance Fitness) Class filled with Bollywood, Bellydance, Burlesque, Charleston, Disco, 80s, 90s, Pop, Salsa, Samba, Streetdance… and of course come Christmas Music!

www.facebook.com/MovementJunkie/

 

Kids Holiday Virtual Paint Party   Dec. 12

Join us with West Studios Art for a virtual paint party featuring a to be determined holiday design aimed for ages 6+. You have the option of ordering a supply bag or the watch only option and using your own supplies.

 

Skirball Hanukkah Celebration   Dec. 13

Enjoy a heartwarming community candle lighting and a lively sing-along to get you feeling festive. Groove to the klezmer beat of LA’s own Mostly Kosher, jam to the psychedelic funk of Israeli superstar Gili Yalo, and gather ’round for a timely puppetry performance that retells the Hanukkah story.

www.skirball.org

 

Making Merry Greatest Hits   Dec. 13

In-person or through Zoom, we bring stories to life! Enjoy holiday favorites during Stories on Stage’s 20th Anniversary Holiday Celebration, live-streamed directly from the stage!

www.storiesonstage.org

 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Christmas Eve and Other Stories Live in Concert   Dec. 18

The special will bring together TSO’s two touring groups, the East and West bands, for the first time since the two started touring separately in 2000. The show will feature an all-new staging of TSO’s album “Christmas Eve and Other Stories.”

www.tsolivestream.com

 

The Global Music Festival 2020   Dec. 19

This unique festival is one of the biggest in the world, it blends artists coming from many different countries, thus perfectly representing the spirits of the International community.

 

Polish Festival Seattle   Dec. 20

A virtual celebration of Polish holiday traditions! Cooking demos, ornament workshops, music, caroling, and more!

www.seattlecenter.com

 

Holiday Running Festival   Dec. 24-31

A Christmas themed virtual 5K/10K/Half Marathon Run/Walk during the Christmas season. All participants will receive our legendary race kit and have the option to either pick up in person or have it mailed to you.

www.runholidayhalf.com

 

Bowers Museum Virtual Family Festival   Dec. 27

This festival will feature the beautiful Mexican traditions of Las Posadas, a re-enactment of Mary and Joseph seeking refuge for the birth of the Baby Jesus, among other celebrations.

www.bowers.org

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