Things to Do in November

Little girl petting a live reindeer

The holidays will be here before you know it. In the meantime, there are plenty of things to do in November to keep busy and get ready for Christmas.   

Mark Your Calendar with These November Events 

Live music weekends at Pepper’s Ridge Winery continue through November 28. Head out to see local artists perform and sample some of the area’s best wines. 

Get started on your Christmas shopping list at Evergreen Boutique & Christmas Shop’s annual Christmas Open House, November 6 – 8. Shop, snack, sip, and save… plus, receive complimentary gift bagging on your purchase. 

Grab your friends and head to Corner House Bed & Breakfast for a Girl’s Night Out. Sip and socialize while you learn to make bracelets!

The Santa Claus Land of Lights at Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort kicks off on Thanksgiving night! After the turkey and pumpkin pie have been put away, hop in the car and take a ride through this 1.2-mile light adventure. 

Want to see a real, live reindeer? Make plans to be at the Live Reindeer Exhibit at Santa’s TOYS on November 28 and 29 to meet these magical friends. (Don’t forget to stop in the store for a little Christmas shopping, too!) 

Just as in the classic Christmas carol, you’ll find Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire at Santa’s Candy Castle, Saturdays beginning November 28. Tickets are required; you can reserve your free spot online. 

More November Things to Do 

Throughout the month, find great shopping at unique stores. Enjoy recreation at the area’s most beautiful outdoor spaces. Or spend a little time sampling and sipping at the local wineries 

Plan to Stay a While 

The first step to planning your getaway is finding the perfect place to stay. There are plenty of accommodations throughout the area, including vacation rentals that offer all the comforts of home. 

And when you get hungry, head to one of the area’s locally owned restaurants. From pizza to Mexican to comfort food favorites, you’ll find fare to satisfy the whole family! 

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