EVENTSPLANNER

TOP SHOWS

NEXT THURSDAY

r Rhythmic Circus’ Red and Green Holiday Show

7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570-326-2424.

www.caclive.com

DEC. 12 & 13

r “PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure”

6 p.m. Tuesday,

10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday,

Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center, 814-865-5555.

www.bjc.psu.edu

MUSIC

TODAY

r “Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Celebration” by Apollo’s Fire baroque orchestra

7:30 p.m., Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium. Tickets: 814-863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX.

www.cpa.psu.edu

FRIDAY

r LHU Choir’s winter concert

7 p.m., Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, with special guest artists the Kim Trio.

SATURDAY

r LHU Choir holiday concert for donors and alumni

2 p.m., Sloan Fine Arts Building Room 121, with special guest artists from New York City and light refreshments. Reserve a seat by today by emailing Dr. Julie Park at jxp851@lockhaven.edu.

SATURDAY

r “At Last: An Evening with Etta & Ella”

7 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College, by Zeropoint Big Band and six vocalists; benefits the theatre.

www.thestatetheatre.org

SUNDAY

r “Mosaic” by Penn State School of Music

4 p.m., Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium. Tickets: 814-863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX.

www.cpa.psu.edu

SUNDAY

r Joyful Noise Christmas Concert

3 p.m., Curtin United Methodist Church, 305 Curtin Village Road, Howard; refreshments. Information: Larry Beahm, 814-355-9588.

TUESDAY

r The Repasz Band holiday concert

7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center.

WEDNESDAY

r LHU Jazz Choir’s holiday concert

6:30 p.m., The Station Gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle

St., Lock Haven. Reservations encouraged; email Steve Getz at stevelgetz@comcast.net.

DEC. 9

r Community Christmas Coffeehouse

7-9 p.m., Porter Township Community Building, with music, skits, Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, sponsored by Clintondale and Mackeyville United Methodist churches. Bring nonperishable food items for area food banks. Interested performers should contact Pastor Dan Christopher at 814-441-9960 or dchristopher@susumc.org.

DEC. 9

r The Early Mays playing old-timey folk

7:30 p.m., Center for Well Being, Mount Nittany Road, Lemont, an Acoustic Brew concert.

www.acousticbrew.org

DEC. 10

r Handel’s “Messiah”

2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m., The State Theatre, by Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra, The Orpheus Singers and professional soloists. Tickets: 814-272-0606 or www.thestatetheatre.org.

DEC. 10

r Free carol sing and concert with wide variety of music

7 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, downtown East Main Street, Lock Haven; refreshments.

DEC. 12

r Williamsport Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert

7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center.

STAGE

TODAY

r Happy Valley Improv

8 p.m., The Attic of The State Theatre; an over-18 show.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

r Drama “Proof”

7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday,

2 p.m. Sunday,

Community Theatre League, 100 W. Third St., Williamsport, 570-327-1777 (weekdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m.) or ctlshows.com.

SATURDAY

r Comedy “Down Home Country Christmas”

7:30 p.m., Lock Haven Elks lodge, with food and a cash bar; benefits Clinton County Historical Society. Tickets: www.clintonpahistory.org and Downtown Lock Haven Inc. office, 205 E. Main St. Tables of eight include a discount.

DEC. 7

r Christopher David Collins presents “Thank You, Jimmy Stewart!”

7 p.m., The State Theatre.

DEC. 8 & 9, DEC. 15-17

r “Elf the Musical, Jr.”

7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 9 & 15,

2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16,

2 p.m. Dec. 17, Community Theatre League, 100 W. Third St., Williamsport. North Pole Party before every show (except 2 p.m. matinee Dec. 16). Tickets: 570-327-1777 (weekdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m.) or ctlshows.com.

DANCE

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

r “The Nutcracker”

7:30 p.m. Saturday,

4 p.m. Sunday,

Community Arts Center.

DEC. 9

r “Home for the Holidays” by Central Pennsylvania Dance Workshop

7:30 p.m., The State Theatre.

LIBRARIES &

LITERATURE

FRIDAY

r Free screening of “Shaun the Sheep Movie” (PG)

1 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Howard and Allegheny streets, Bellefonte, 814-355-1516.

www.centrecountylibrary.org

FRIDAY

r Leona Palski signing and selling her Dimples the Snowman books

3:50 p.m., Shore Diner, Allegheny Street, Jersey Shore.

SUNDAY

r Silent auction and open house

2-3:30 p.m., Jersey Shore Public Library. Information: 570-398-9891.

DEC. 9

r Victorian Christmas Bake, Book, and Vendor Sale

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centre County Library, Bellefonte.

MOVIES

SATURDAY

r Free public screening of movie “Elf”

2 p.m., LHU’s newly renovated Price Auditorium.

www.lockhaven.edu/communitydays/

ART EVENTS

FRIDAY

r Opening reception for “The Texture of Pattern” by fibers artist Jackie Thomas

5-8 p.m., Genetti Taphouse Gallery, 200 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Exhibit on view through Jan. 30.

FRIDAY

r Opening for two Judith Meyers Olinsky portfolios of explorations in feminine identity

6 p.m., Gallery 425 at 425 Market St., Williamsport, 570-337-2973. Exhibit on view through Jan. 2.

www.gallery425market.com

SUNDAY

r Opening reception for holiday show and sale

12 noon-4:30 p.m., Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, 133 N. Allegheny St.; kids’ Lego activity 1-4 p.m. Information: 814-355-4280.

www.bellefontemuseum.org

ART ON VIEW

CONCLUDES TODAY

r Art by local elementary school students

Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven, 748-3321.

www.rosslibrary.org

CONCLUDES TODAY

r Solo exhibit by J.E. Crum

Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks, Millheim.

CONCLUDES TODAY

r “The Best of Bald Eagle Art League”

Taber Museum, Williamsport.

NOW THROUGH SUNDAY

r Art by Jim Farrah

The Station Gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle St., Lock Haven, 570-748-0949. Gallery hours: 1-8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

www.stationgalleryccac.org

NOW THROUGH MONDAY

r “Finding Centre” by Alice Kelsey and Sarah Pollock

State College Framing Company and Gallery; proceeds from sales during the reception will benefit Clearwater Conservancy.

www.framingstatecollege.com

NOW THROUGH DEC. 10

r “Romanticism and the Theatre of Everyday Living” by Erica Harney

HUB Gallery at Penn State, 814-865-2563.

studentaffairs.psu.edu/hub/artgalleries.

NOW THROUGH DEC. 27

r Art by Cinda Kostyak and Jennifer Shuey

Cool Beans Coffee and Tea Gallery, 141 W. High St., Bellefonte.

www.bellefontemuseum.org

NOW THROUGH DEC. 31

“Monsters Under the Head” by Kendra Billman and Chasety Starr Orner

Lycoming County Visitors Bureau, 102 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

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