Gingerbread house making
Thursday, December 21
Show your creative spirit by decorating graham cracker gingerbread houses. $15 (includes museum admission for one child and one adult), 4pm. Virginia Discovery Museum, 524 E. Main St., Downtown Mall. 977-1025.
Through December 24
Holiday pop-up market features designers, makers and artists from across the area. Free entry, various hours. The Bridge PAI, 209 Monticello Rd. 984-5669.
FOOD & DRINK
Friday, December 22
Musician Jan Smith leads guests in singing carols around the campfire. Free, 6-8pm. Devils Backbone Brewing Company, 200 Mosbys Run, Roseland. 361-1001.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
New Year’s Day 5K
Monday, January 1
The Charlottesville Track Club hosts this run that benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia. $25-35, 11am. 5405 Wesley Chapel Rd., Free Union. cvilletrackclub.org