The Enchanted Forest

Saturday, November 21, 2020


Join us November 21st for the 20th Annual The Enchanted Forest, a magical one-day virtual holiday festival presented by the Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV)! The Enchanted Forest is a one-day holiday festival featuring a variety of events for the entire family. Attendees can stroll virtually through the whimsical forest of theme-decorated holiday trees available for a silent auction, and enjoy live entertainment, visits with Santa, activities for children, and much more.

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Our holiday-themed signature fundraiser will take place virtually Nov. 21, 2020, and will include:

9 – 9:45 a.m. Story Time with Santa
  • $25 per family (2 adults, 2 kids)
  • $5 per additional child
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tree Auction is open
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Calls with Santa
Find out if you made it on Santa’s nice list! Enjoy some one-on-one time with Santa and tell him exactly what you would like for Christmas this year.

  • $30 for a family with one child
  • $8 per additional child
  • 5 minutes for one kid, 1 minute added for each additional child
10:30 – 11 a.m. Cooking a Holiday Side Dish
Having trouble deciding what side dishes to have for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Join the JLNV and learn to cook some great side dishes from our cookbook.

  • $15 per class
10:30 – 11 a.m. Arts and Crafts
11 – 11:40 a.m. Gingerbread Decorating with JLNV President and President-Elect
Pre-order your pre-assembled gingerbread house and decorate your house with the President and President-Elect of the Junior League of Northern Virginia. For an extra $5, children can have extra goodies to decorate their house including, pretzel rods/squares, gumdrops, etc. This fun activity will be sure to get you in the holiday spirit!

  • $30 per house, one arts and crafts kit included (10:30-11:00 a.m. for arts and crafts)
  • $5 for additional decorating bag
  • $5 for additional arts and crafts kit
12 – 12:45 p.m. Yoga Class
Is the holiday season beginning to have you stressed? Destress with the Junior League of Northern Virginia during a virtual yoga class. Ideal for the whole family.

  • $10 per class
12:45 – 1:15 p.m. Healthy Kids Cooking Class
As we prepare to eat a bunch of turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, join us to learn some healthy recipes that are so easy, kids can make them!

  • $10 per class
1:15 – 2 p.m. Arts and Crafts
2 – 2:45 p.m. Performance by the Great Zucchini
2:45 – 2:55 p.m. Performance by Hoaloha Hula
Mark your calendars for performances by the Great Zucchini and an encore performance by Hoaloha Hula. For over 25 years, the Great Zucchini has been performing a hands-on, interactive magic show that is sure to make young children laugh. The Great Zucchini performs for over 700 groups a year! Hoaloha Hula dress in the finest Hawaiian clothes and bring their Hawaiian songs to life. Families are encouraged to dance and sing along with Hoaloha Hula!

  • $15
4 – 5 p.m. Seasons 52 Holiday Cooking Tips and Tricks
Please join Seasons 52 Executive Chef for some tips and tricks on how to improve some of your favorite holiday dishes. You will be sure to impress your family and friends with your new skills this holiday season. Don’t forget to submit a question of your own when you buy your ticket!

  • $25 per class


  • Healthy Kids Cooking Class and Holiday Side Dish Cooking Class — $20
  • Story Time with Santa and Gingerbread House — $50
  • Story Time with Santa, one cooking class (Season 52 not included) and Yoga — $40
  • Access to all of the events (except individual calls with Santa and Seasons 52 Holiday Cooking Tips and Tricks) — $99

And, of course, decorated trees and wreaths available for auction.

Stay tuned for more information in the weeks ahead.