Center Sponsoring Trip to National Tree

The Douglass Community Center in Leesburg will sponsor a senior citizens trip to Washington to see the National Christmas Tree today. The trip is free, and buses will leave from Purcellville and Sterling as well as Leesburg. The Leesburg departure will be at 3 p.m. Call 777-5913 for information on other departures and to reserve a seat.

Bluemont Concert Series Christmas Ball Planned

The Bluemont Concert Series Christmas Ball will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bluemont Community Center. The ball begins with a potluck supper, followed by dancing. Admission is $3 for Bluemont Concert Series Friends and $5 for others. Call 777-6306.

Village of Waterford to Sponsor Holiday Open House

The village of Waterford will sponsor a holiday open house from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Mill, Corner Store and Tin Shop. Refreshments will be served at the Tin Shop. Call 882-3018.

Loudoun Ballet Company's 'Nutcracker' Continues

The Loudoun Ballet Company's production of "The Nutcracker" continues this weekend at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Loudoun County High School in Leesburg. Admission is $10. Call 777-0065.

Library to Hold Special Holiday Story Hour

The Thomas Balch Library will hold a special holiday story hour at 7 and 7:45 p.m. Dec. 20. Call 777-0323 to register.

Round Hill to Sponsor Candlelight Walking Tour

The town of Round Hill will sponsor a candlelight walking tour through the village from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The tour will begin at the Ford Store. A $5 donation is requested, which will go toward the store's restoration fund. Call 338-7878.

Saint Nicholas to Visit Oatlands Plantation

Saint Nicholas will visit Oatlands Plantation from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Carriage House. Admission is free. Holiday tours are continuing at Oatlands weekdays and on Saturday evenings. Admission to weekday tours is $5 and the Saturday tour, conducted by candlelight at 6 p.m., is $6. Call 777-3174.

YMCA Plans Break Camp, New Year's Eve Program

The YMCA of Loudoun County will sponsor a holiday break camp and a New Year's Eve program. The camp will take place at the Virginia National Guard Armory from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 26 to 28. Care is available before and after the event. The fee is $45 for the regular camp day, plus $5 for before care and $10 for after care. The New Year's Eve program begins at the YMCA Program Center at 7 p.m. and ends at 10 a.m. New Year's Day. Admission is $17. Call 777-9622.

Commission to Select Holiday Decorating Winners

Leesburg's Environmental Advisory Commission will tour the town Monday in search of winners for this year's holiday decorating awards. The contest has not been held in several years, but was revived this year by the commission, which will contact winners after selections are made.

Guitarist to Perform at Market Station's Wharf Room

Guitarist Michael Fath will perform two shows at Market Station's Wharf Room at 7 and 8:30 p.m. tomorrow. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Call 777-6367 to make a reservation.

Lucketts Family Entertainment Series Performance

Sheila McKenzie will perform ethnic songs and dances at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lucketts Community Center. The show is part of the Lucketts Family Entertainment Series. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. Call 777-8881.