November 17 and 18
Annual Christmas Attic Sale at St. Peter’s Church
Thousands of items, both old and new: Ornaments, decorations, jewelry, linens, stuffies, artificial greens, lights, handcrafted items, and more. Baked goods and pecans for sale. Friday: noon to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
PHS Midnight Players Present: Romeo and Juliet
PHS Auditorium. General admission: $7.00, reserved: $11.00. Friday: 7:00 p.m.; Saturday: 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

November 17, 18, and 19
The Blue Hearth Special Bonus Market Weekend
The holidays are a special time; get your home ready and plan ahead. We can help make your holiday d├ęcor unique and your gift giving extra special this year. 19964 Fisher Avenue. Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Sunday: noon to 5:00 p.m.

November 20
Meet Amie Hoeber
Special meet and greet sponsored by the Rural Women’s Republican Club featuring Congressional candidate Amie Hoeber. Old Town Hall Bank Museum at 10:30 a.m.

November 22
Thanksgiving Mass
St. Mary’s. 10:00 a.m.
Annual Thanksgiving Eve Bash
Special Event at Cugini’s. 5:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Worship Service
Barnesville Baptist Church. 7:00 p.m.

December 1
Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony
Whalen Commons turns into a virtual winter wonderland. Join in the family fun with Santa Claus there to take gift requests (he arrives at 6:30 p.m.), ride the holiday kiddie train, see ice sculpturing, festive music, refreshments available, gingerbread decorating at the Old Town Hall Bank Museum. Enjoy the Victorian Strolling Caroler Group. Bring a new unwrapped toy for WUMCO. Park lights lit at 7:00 p.m.
PACC First Friday Holiday Night
Many shops and businesses will be open, including: Crafts-A-Plenty, Historic Medley’s Old Town Hall Bank Museum with gingerbread decorating for the kids, the Blue Hearth, and more along the way. Ride the Poolesville Polar Express sponsored by Calleva from Whalen Commons to the old center of town. Visit the Old Town Hall for gingerbread decorating and the New Town Hall for the JPMS Christmas tree, musicians, and singers.

December 1, 2, and 3
Countryside Artisans Annual Holiday Tour
Give the wonderful gift of art this Christmas. Visit twelve artisans and crafter studios representing over forty artists and an award-winning vineyard for a self-guided tour. Get official brochure and maps at Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday: noon to 5:00 p.m.

December 2
UMCVFD Santa Breakfast
All you can eat: Juice, pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, coffee, and fruit salad. Bring kids early to have time to see the model train layout and to watch the movie Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town. Contributions to Toys for Tots welcome. Cost: 12 and over: $8.00; 3-11: $6.00; and under 3 is free. UMCVFD Fire Hall in Beallsville. 8:00 a.m. to noon.
IOOF Christmas Dinner
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Poolesville Lodge 97, annual Christmas dinner for seniors on December 2. If you have plans to attend, please RSVP by November 24 to Richard Norwood at 301-943-6845 or Spencer Schmidt at 301-349-2057. Memorial United Methodist Church. 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

December 7
Community Dinner
Baked ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, and homemade desserts. Memorial United Methodist Church. 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
PACC Networking Breakfast
Guest speaker: The Piedmont Group. Poolesville Town Hall. 8:00 a.m.
Annual PACC Holiday Party and Silent Auction
Ticket includes appetizers, buffet-style dinner, dessert, music, door prizes. Cash Bar. If you would like to donate an item for the silent auction, please contact $45 per member and $45 for first guest, $55 for other guests. Bretton Woods Country Club. 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.