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Saturday, December 03, 2016
“Country Christmas Breakfast” (8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Independence Township Community Center, 116 School Road, Aliquippa. Serving pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. Plus there will be cookies & bake sale, crafters & vendors, raffles, kids’ crafts & coloring table, a story reader from BF Jones Memorial Library plus Santa Claus! Free admission.  8 A.M.-Noon.  724-378-3739 www.independencetownshipbeavercounty.com




Breakfast With Santa (8:30 am - 11:00 am)

Bradys Run Park Lodge, Beaver Falls. Sponsored by U.S. SARR Corps. Come enjoy breakfast with Santa and his special friends. Half-hour time slots will be scheduled throughout the morning. MUST pre-register. $8 ages 4+; 3 and younger free. 8:30-11 A.M. Call 724-201-1797 to register. www.beavercountyfestivaloftrees.org




Candyland (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Four Mile Church, 6078 Tuscarawas Road, Beaver. Tour through our life-sized game of Candyland! Meet all the characters and hear their “sweet” story as you become a player in the game and get treats along the way, too! Free. Ages 1-11. 9 A.M.-2 P.M. 724-495-6520 www.fourmile.org




Kids Christmas Town (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Chippewa United Methodist Church, 2545 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls. Breakfast and pictures with Santa, a Christmas Shop and a Christmas craft room…all for the kids! 9 A.M.-12 P.M. Call for cost. 724-843-4828 www.chippewaumc.org




Annual Christmas Train Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum, 803 Plumb Street, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Multiple trains running through a variety of landscapes. The McCarl Museum will be open for touring as well. Donations appreciated. Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 12-4 P.M.  724-846-3487




Beaver Valley Holiday Antique Trail (10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Various locations in Ambridge, Rochester and Beaver Falls. Sponsored by Ambridge Historic District EDC. Enjoy a nice relaxing day of shopping with a friend or two at our many area antique shops. We have thousands of unique items for that special person on your list.  We’ll look forward to greeting you! 10 A.M.-5 P.M. 412-855-0511




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Visit With Santa In Holiday Wonderland (11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Drive, Hopewell.  Children can meet Santa, get a photo with Santa and make a holiday craft. Free. 11 A.M.-2 P.M.  724-378-1460  www.hopewelltwp.com




27th Annual Beaver County Festival Of Trees (12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Bradys Run Park Lodge, Beaver Falls. Sponsored by U.S. SARR Corp. Walk into a Winter Wonderland and be amazed with a wide variety of creatively designed Christmas trees displayed each with a different theme and wreaths.  Visit the North Pole Café, Santa Land, Candy Lane gift shop, enjoy the newly expanded model train display and local entertainment. Dasher will be here too! Free shuttle service from the Beaver County Ice Arena parking lot. $6 ages 13-62; $5 seniors 63+; $3 children 6-12; 5 and under free. Thursday 5-9 P.M..; Friday-Sunday 12-9 P.M.  330-502-9882  www.beavercountyfestivaloftrees.org




34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Clay Project “Fingerprint Christmas Tree” (12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Stay Cat Studio, 507 Seventh Avenue, Beaver Falls. Make elegant porcelain snowflake ornaments with lace imprints. Bring your own lace or use ours! Pre-registration is encouraged. Great project for kids and adults. $15. 12-4 P.M. 724-494-9347  www.straycatarts.com




Santa At The Log Cabin (1:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

McCoy Log Cabin, Route 168, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Children of all ages are invited to meet Santa in this quaint rustic log cabin built in 1812. Snacks will be provided. Don’t forget your camera to capture this lasting memory. Free. 1-4:30 P.M. 724-846-3487




Christmas At The Vicary Mansion (2:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

1235 Third Avenue, Freedom.  Various Christmas trees will highlight decorations from different eras. Candles on a Civil War decorated tree will be lit at 5 P.M. and 7 P.M. Christmas music will be presented by local choirs. Demonstrations by bobbin lace makers, tatters and woodcarvers.  Make and take Christmas decorations for children of all ages.  Donations appreciated.  2-8 P.M. 724-775-1848  www.bchrlf.org




Christmas At The Village (2:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Old Economy Village, 270 Sixteenth Street, Ambridge. Visit a 19th century Christmas Village. Enjoy a candlelit stroll as well as local choirs, unique crafts, children’s activities and holiday! $10 adults; $9 seniors; $6 youth.  Saturday 2-9 P.M.; Sunday 2-7 P.M.  724-266-4500 www.oldeconomyvillage.org




Elf The Musical Jr. (2:00 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Follow along as everyone’s favorite Christmas-loving elf Buddy, sets off on his comedic quest to find his true identity. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Monaca’s Hometown Christmas (2:00 pm)

Monaca Volunteer Fire Dept., 928 Pennsylvania Avenue, Monaca. Visit with Santa from 2-4pm while enjoying fun activities. Horse and buggy rides. Parade starts at 5pm at St. John’s Church to George Washington Plaza, followed by the Christmas Tree lighting. Free. 724-775-9600 www.monaca.net





Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (3:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Beaver Valley Choral Society “Christmas Is Coming” Concert (4:00 pm)

St. John’s Burry’s Church, 1835 Route 68, New Sewickley Township, Rochester. Enjoy the holidays with this thrilling concert of sacred Christmas choral and orchestral music featuring our choir of 100 voices and 20 musicians. Arrive early for good seating. 4pm. Free. Donations appreciated. www.bvchoralsociety.org




Christmas In The Park (5:00 pm)

Townsend Park, 601 Third Avenue, New Brighton. This family friendly event features the lighting of the park, wreaths decorated by elementary students to be auctioned off, Christmas carols and of course Santa Claus. Free.  5 P.M.  724/846-1870  www.newbrightonpa.org




Genevans Christmas Concert (7:00 pm)

First Presbyterian Church of Beaver Falls, 1103 8th Avenue, Beaver Falls. This performance by the Geneva College student choir is a Beaver County tradition. Enjoy beautiful performances and familiar carols for audience participation. Goodwill offering only. 7 P.M. 724-847-6837 www.geneva.edu




R-ACT’s Annual Holiday Radio Show (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. The Radio Show provides an opportunity for audience members to experience some of what home entertainment was like in the 1920-40’s. This year we will perform “Meet Me in St. Louis”, which tells the adventures of an American family in anticipation of the World’s Fair of 1904. As always, a local nonprofit organization will receive all money collected.  $8. 7 P.M.  724-775-6844  www.RACTProductions.com




South Side Historical Village “Evening Of Music” (7:00 pm)

Shippingport Community Building, 164 State Route 3016, Shippingport. Enjoy live music, live and silent auction, homemade Christmas Cookies for sale, refreshments and a visit from Santa!  Donations at the door.  7 P.M.  724-899-4165 www.sshva.wordpress.com




Elf The Musical Jr. (7:30 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Follow along as everyone’s favorite Christmas-loving elf Buddy, sets off on his comedic quest to find his true identity. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Sunday, December 04, 2016
21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Rosalind Candy Castle Open House (11:00 am - 5:00 pm)

1301 5th Avenue, New Brighton. Our open house is from 11 A.M. to 5 P.M. with discounts on 1lb, 2lb, 3lb and 5lb Family Assortments. Register for a chance to win fabulous door prizes. 724/843-1144  www.rosalindcandy.com




27th Annual Beaver County Festival Of Trees (12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Bradys Run Park Lodge, Beaver Falls. Sponsored by U.S. SARR Corp. Walk into a Winter Wonderland and be amazed with a wide variety of creatively designed Christmas trees displayed each with a different theme and wreaths.  Visit the North Pole Café, Santa Land, Candy Lane gift shop, enjoy the newly expanded model train display and local entertainment. Dasher will be here too! Free shuttle service from the Beaver County Ice Arena parking lot. $6 ages 13-62; $5 seniors 63+; $3 children 6-12; 5 and under free. Thursday 5-9 P.M..; Friday-Sunday 12-9 P.M.  330-502-9882  www.beavercountyfestivaloftrees.org




34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Annual Christmas Train Display (12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum, 803 Plumb Street, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Multiple trains running through a variety of landscapes. The McCarl Museum will be open for touring as well. Donations appreciated. Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 12-4 P.M.  724-846-3487




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Christmas At The Village (2:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Old Economy Village, 270 Sixteenth Street, Ambridge. Visit a 19th century Christmas Village. Enjoy a candlelit stroll as well as local choirs, unique crafts, children’s activities and holiday! $10 adults; $9 seniors; $6 youth.  Saturday 2-9 P.M.; Sunday 2-7 P.M.  724-266-4500 www.oldeconomyvillage.org




Elf The Musical Jr. (2:00 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Follow along as everyone’s favorite Christmas-loving elf Buddy, sets off on his comedic quest to find his true identity. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Beaver Valley Choral Society “Christmas Is Coming” Concert - CANCELLED (4:00 pm)

CANCELLED

Pathway Church, 239 Braun Road, Chippewa Township, Beaver Falls. Enjoy the holidays with this thrilling concert of sacred Christmas choral and orchestral music featuring our choir of 100 voices and 20 musicians. Arrive early for good seating. 4pm. Free. Donations appreciated. www.bvchoralsociety.org




Monday, December 05, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Polar Express At The Library (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

BF Jones Memorial Library, 663 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa. Welcome the holiday season with hot chocolate, carols, a reading of the Polar Express and a visit from a very special guest from the North Pole! Free. 6-7 P.M. 724-375-2900




Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Festival Of Trees Annual Auction (5:00 pm)

Bradys Run Park Lodge, Beaver Falls. Sponsored by U.S. SARR Corps. All Trees and Wreaths will be auctioned off. All proceeds benefit Children & Youth Services as well as U.S. SARR Corps. Doors open at 5 P.M. and Bidding begins at 6 P.M. www.beavercountyfestivaloftrees.org




Thursday, December 08, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Friday, December 09, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Beaver Valley Choral Society “Christmas Is Coming” Concert (7:30 pm)

Monaca United Methodist Church, 813 Indiana Avenue, Monaca. Enjoy the holidays with this thrilling concert of sacred Christmas choral and orchestral music featuring our Treble Youth & Laudem Deo Chamber Singers. Arrive early for good seating. 7:30pm. Free. Donations appreciated. www.bvchoralsociety.org




Saturday, December 10, 2016
Santa Claus At The Beaver Station - CANCELLED (All Day)

CANCELLED

1 River Road, Beaver. Sponsored by Beaver Area Heritage Foundation. Santa will be waiting to see you at the station. Call 724-775-7174 for times. Free. www.beaverheritage.org




Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Annual Christmas Train Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum, 803 Plumb Street, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Multiple trains running through a variety of landscapes. The McCarl Museum will be open for touring as well. Donations appreciated. Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 12-4 P.M.  724-846-3487




21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (3:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Beaver Valley Choral Society “Christmas Is Coming” Concert (4:00 pm)

Rochester Area High School, 540 Reno Street, Rochester. Enjoy the holidays with this thrilling concert of sacred Christmas choral and orchestral music featuring our choir of 100 voices and 20 musicians. Arrive early for good seating. 4pm. Free. Donations appreciated. www.bvchoralsociety.org




Sunday, December 11, 2016
21st Annual Holiday MART (11:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley. The Holiday mART features a large selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art and more, handcrafted from local and national artists. All proceeds will support the Sweetwater Center for the Arts.  Free. 11 A.M.-7 P.M. 412-741-4404  www.sweetwaterartscenter.org




34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Annual Christmas Train Display (12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum, 803 Plumb Street, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Multiple trains running through a variety of landscapes. The McCarl Museum will be open for touring as well. Donations appreciated. Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 12-4 P.M.  724-846-3487




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Annual Christmas Display (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Beaver Valley Choral Society “Christmas Is Coming” Concert (4:00 pm)

St. Cecelia Catholic Church, 632 Virginia Avenue, Rochester. Enjoy the holidays with this thrilling concert of sacred Christmas choral and orchestral music featuring our choir of 100 voices and 20 musicians. Arrive early for good seating. 4pm. Free. Donations appreciated. www.bvchoralsociety.org




Monday, December 12, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Thursday, December 15, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” (7:30 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Lincoln Park’s most loved holiday tradition “The Nutcracker” follows Clara into the fantastical land of sweets. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Friday, December 16, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” (7:30 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Lincoln Park’s most loved holiday tradition “The Nutcracker” follows Clara into the fantastical land of sweets. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Saturday, December 17, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Annual Christmas Train Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum, 803 Plumb Street, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Multiple trains running through a variety of landscapes. The McCarl Museum will be open for touring as well. Donations appreciated. Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 12-4 P.M.  724-846-3487




34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Ice Skate With Santa (12:30 pm - 1:30 pm)

Beaver County Ice Arena, 121 Bradys Run Road, Beaver Falls. Sponsored by Beaver County Figure Skating Club. Bring the kids and skate with Santa! Enjoy some holiday goodies at our bake sale. Fun for all ages! $5; Ages 5 and under free with paying adult. 12:30-1:30 P.M.  724-462-8321 www.bcfsc.org




Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” (2:00 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Lincoln Park’s most loved holiday tradition “The Nutcracker” follows Clara into the fantastical land of sweets. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (3:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” (7:30 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Lincoln Park’s most loved holiday tradition “The Nutcracker” follows Clara into the fantastical land of sweets. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Sunday, December 18, 2016
34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Annual Christmas Train Display (12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

McCarl Industrial & Agricultural Museum, 803 Plumb Street, Darlington. Sponsored by Little Beaver Historical Society. Multiple trains running through a variety of landscapes. The McCarl Museum will be open for touring as well. Donations appreciated. Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 12-4 P.M.  724-846-3487




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Annual Christmas Display (1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Christmas Trains In Ellwood City (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Ellwood City History Center, 310 Fifth Street, Ellwood City. Sponsored by Ellwood City Area and  Beaver-Lawrence Railway Historical Societies. Come on, get on board to see the Christmas model trains in action. Free.  Friday 5-8 P.M.; Saturday 3-8 P.M.; Sunday 1-5 P.M.




North Country Trail Hike East Of The Beaver River (1:00 pm)

174 River Road, Wampum, 16157. 4.5 miles on the NCT from the Bevington Boat Launch on River Rd. in Wampum to the Fletcher Hill Road trailhead.  We’ll be visiting the historic lime kiln and the haunted house along the way.  Nice field and woods walks with open views of the countryside this time of year. All are welcome. Free. 1:00 PM. www.northcountrytrail.org/wam




Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” (2:00 pm)

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center MainStage, 1 Lincoln Park, Midland. Lincoln Park’s most loved holiday tradition “The Nutcracker” follows Clara into the fantastical land of sweets. $20, $18, $15.  Thursday-Saturday 7:30 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 2 P.M. 724-576-4644 option 2.  www.lincolnparkarts.org




Beaver Valley Choral Society “Christmas Is Coming” Concert (4:00 pm)

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 409 11th Street, Beaver Falls. Enjoy the holidays with this thrilling concert of sacred Christmas choral and orchestral music featuring our choir of 100 voices and 20 musicians. Arrive early for good seating. 4pm. Free. Donations appreciated. www.bvchoralsociety.org




Monday, December 19, 2016
Annual Christmas Display (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

The Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Enjoy a different themed Christmas tree in each room decorated by the Merrick Associates Women’s Council. Donations appreciated. Tuesday-Saturday 10 A.M.-4 P.M.; Sunday 1-4 P.M. 724-846-1130  www.merrickartgallery.org




Wednesday, December 21, 2016
44th Annual Live Nativity (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

First Baptist Church of Rochester, 301 Adams Street, Rochester. Members and friends of the church create a Live Nativity in front of the church each evening which includes live animals. Visitors are invited to join us in our Fellowship Hall for hot chocolate, coffee, cookies and snacks. Free. 6-8 P.M. 724-775-8931 www.fbcrochester.com




Thursday, December 22, 2016
44th Annual Live Nativity (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

First Baptist Church of Rochester, 301 Adams Street, Rochester. Members and friends of the church create a Live Nativity in front of the church each evening which includes live animals. Visitors are invited to join us in our Fellowship Hall for hot chocolate, coffee, cookies and snacks. Free. 6-8 P.M. 724-775-8931 www.fbcrochester.com




Friday, December 23, 2016
44th Annual Live Nativity (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

First Baptist Church of Rochester, 301 Adams Street, Rochester. Members and friends of the church create a Live Nativity in front of the church each evening which includes live animals. Visitors are invited to join us in our Fellowship Hall for hot chocolate, coffee, cookies and snacks. Free. 6-8 P.M. 724-775-8931 www.fbcrochester.com




Friday, December 30, 2016
Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Saturday, December 31, 2016
34th Annual Ohio Valley Lines Holiday Model Railroad Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge.  This HO Scale, DCC (Digital Command Control) model operating railroad, depicts the late 50’s-60’s era from Ambridge/Pittsburgh local to Wheeling, West Virginia with full scenery. The newest addition is our N-Scale railroad. Membership available. $6 adults; $2 children 3-12. 12-5 P.M.  724-266-4787  www.ohiovalleylines.org




Beaver County Model Railroad Christmas Season Open House (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca.  HO Scale Layout featuring DC and Digitrax DCC operation.  A great way to spend time with family and friends!  Donations appreciated.  Friday 5-9 P.M.; Saturday-Sunday 12-5 P.M.  724-843-3783 www.bcmrr.railfan.net




Silvester, New Year’s On German Time (3:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Harmony Museum and Harmony Square, 218 Mercer Street, Harmony. Family-oriented New Year’s Eve celebration welcomes the new year in “German time” in recognition of the community’s heritage! 6 P.M. EST is Midnight in Germany. 5K Race and 1K Fun Run/Walk, museum tours, plus traditional German New Year’s activities and food. We will end with a Ball Drop and Fireworks at 6 P.M. Free admission. 3-6 P.M. 724-452-7341. www.harmonymuseum.org




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