Come and get into the joyful spirit of the holidays in Virginia’s beautiful horse country as the Town of Middleburg celebrates Christmas on Saturday, December 5. The festivities begin at 8:30 a.m., with Breakfast with Santa at Middleburg Community Charter School. At 11 a.m. the Middleburg Hunt takes to the streets creating a spectacular sight as approximately 100 horses, riders in red coats and dozens of hounds come through the town. The Middleburg Christmas Parade begins at 2 p.m. as spectators line the sidewalks along Washington Street (Route 50) to watch as a unique assortment of floats, troops and musical groups march by in a mile-long parade. The Christmas in Middleburg Craft Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Middleburg Community Center. A juried selection of artists will have handmade and original designs for purchase. Visit www.ChristmasinMiddleburg.org to view an event schedule, list of activities, shop specials and more.