Monticello gingerbread house workshop
Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11
Feast on cookies and hot chocolate as you create a colorful new addition for your holiday décor. $55 for a four-member family pass, 2-4pm. Smith Woodland Pavilion at Monticello, 931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy. monticello.org
Santa Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, December 11
Enjoy breakfast while sharing your heart’s desire with the big guy in red. $12 non-members; family four-pack discounts, various times. Virginia Discovery Museum, 524 E. Main St., Downtown Mall. RSVP required to 977-1025.
Food & Drink
Michie Tavern Yuletide Feast
Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10
Strolling musicians entertain as you dine on a banquet of Virginia staples in the tavern’s decorated dining room. $19.50-38.95, 6 and 8pm seatings. Michie Tavern, 683 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy. michietavern.com.
Health & Wellness
Saturday, December 10
This workshop, led by transformational life coach Colleen Coles, teaches you how to balance your wants and shoulds. Free, 1:30-3pm. Ivy Yoga School, 1042 Owensville Rd. ashtangacharlottesville.com