Weekly planner: Jingle on the Lake, Holiday Arts and Craft Show and more

The weekly planner is a roundup of interesting events over the next week in the Herndon and Reston area.

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Monday, Nov. 29

  • Baby Lapsit — 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Great Falls Library — Enjoy songs, stories and more to help build your child’s literacy skills. Registration required.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

  • Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights— 5:30-10 p.m. at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens — Enjoy lights and holiday scenes in this annual transformation, which will stick around through Jan. 2. Tickets start at $16.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

  • The Sisters — 6-9 p.m. at Lake Anne Coffee House & Wine Bar — An acoustic duo from Fairfax performs a variety of melancholic and upbeat sounds, playing genres that include folk, blues, rock ‘n’ roll and more.

Friday, Dec. 3

  • “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)” — 8 p.m. at NextStop Theatre Co. with recurring performances throughout December — A three-member cast brings together this satirical and irreverent holiday production featuring traditional carols to pop cultural references and of course, Christmas icons ranging from Santa to the Grinch. Tickets start at $25.

Saturday, Dec. 4

  • Jingle on the Lake — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lake Anne Plaza — An annual staple returns, featuring Santa arriving by boat at noon for pictures, live music and holiday specials from merchants.

Sunday, Dec. 5

  • Holiday Arts & Craft Show — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Herndon Community Center — Over 70 artisans and crafts people will display and sell their handmade work. Free admission and parking.

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