Calendar of Events


r Porter Township Activity Center breakfast, 7-10 a.m. at the community center.

r Haven Holidays sponsored by Downtown Lock Haven Inc.: Kids’ fun 10 a.m.-12 noon, Triangle Park; “The Christmouse Story” with Santa, 11 a.m.-noon, Ross Library; Santa at Candy Cane Lane photo-taking, 12 noon-2 p.m., Avenue 209; Lock Haven Christmas Parade at 6 p.m.; Santa’s Hut open after the parade.

r Breakfast with Santa, 9-11 a.m., Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall, with kids’ crafts and photos with Santa; Raine Smith’s senior class project. Bring non-perishable food items for Howard Area Lions Food Bank.

r Woolrich Community United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Fair with vendors and food, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

r Santa Jump Jamboree with Santa and elves parachuting onto the ballfield at Beech Creek at 1 p.m., followed by visiting with Santa, food, vendors, and bike give-aways at Friendship Community Center.

r Free public tour of LHU campus, 1 p.m., starting on main floor of Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center; free tour of the conference center also starts at 1 p.m.

r Jersey Shore Christmas Parade, 2 p.m., from near the Little Leage ball fields to Santa’s House across from Jersey Shore State Bank.

r Free public screening of movie “Elf,” 2 p.m., LHU’s newly renovated Price Auditorium.

r Christmas open house, 3-5 p.m., Samuel Moss House and Museum, Jersey Shore.

r “Down Home Country Christmas,” 7:30 p.m., Lock Haven Elks, with food and a cash bar; benefits Elks and Clinton County Historical Society.


r Toy Bingo with toy prizes for all age groups and raffles, 12 noon, doors open at 11 a.m., Red Eye Center, Flemington, sponsored by Road Hawgs Inc. to benefit the needy. Bring an unwrapped toy to donate or pay extra for a special game card.

r Free opening reception for upcoming exhibits, 12 noon-4:30 p.m., Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County.

r “The Twelve Days of Christmas at Santa’s Workshop,” 1-4 p.m., Central Mountain Middle School, with 12 activity stations, free cookies, and photos with Santa.

r Silent auction and open house, 2-3:30 p.m., Jersey Shore Public Library. Information: 570-398-9891.

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


r Clinton Central Model Railroad Club open house, 5-8 p.m., former train station, 15 Logan Ave., Castanea.


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


r Santa in his hut at Triangle Park, 5-8 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 9

r Victorian Christmas Bake, Book, and Vendor Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, Howard and Allegheny streets, Bellefonte, 814-355-1516,

r Clinton Central Model Railroad Club open house, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., former train station, 15 Logan Ave., Castanea; free; light lunch items available. Information:

r Santa in his hut at Triangle Park, 12 noon-4 p.m.

r Free community turkey dinner, 12 noon-2 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Bellefonte. Call the church office at 814-355-4202 with questions.

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