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CACCC’s Log Art Theatre auditions

The Community Artistry Center of Cambria County will be hosting open call auditions for the 2023 Log Artwork Theatre season of plays, 6-8 p. m. Nov. 30  and Dec.   1. Participants must be 18 years of age or older to audition. Tryouts will include a few monologues plus readings for those interested in being part of the particular 2023 time of year. No preparation required; all materials will be provided at casting call.   Auditionees have in order to attend only one of the two season casting dates. The particular 2023 period of productions includes: Arsenic & Old Lace — Feb. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26; The Nerd — guest director Lance Mekeel — June 8, 9, 10, 11; and Death Trap Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre — Sept. 29, 30, Oct. 1, 6, 7, 8.

Log Art Theatre Academy will produce three shows this year with School House Rock LIVE Jr. — March 31, April 1, 2,   Fame Jr Musical Theatre Camp — July 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and  Alice in Wonderland — April. 13, 14, 15. Auditions will be held for  College House Rock and roll LIVE Junior.   andAlice in Wonderland  two months before the performance dates, andFame Jr Music Theatre Campis a tuition based camp that may audition participants two weeks prior to camp beginning.

Yule log orders

The Yule log or Buche de Noel is a filled  sponge cake Christmas dessert roll.   Its origins date back to France in the 1600s.   Buche sobre Noel is made to resemble the particular Yule logs traditionally burnt in fireplaces to usher in the return associated with light following the winter solstice.   They are best served with lit candles atop.   The particular Women of St. Francis in-the-Fields Episcopal Church are taking orders with regard to homemade chocolate swiss cake rolls and Yule log kits  (a swiss wedding cake roll, candles, frosting plus decorative holly). Desserts will be ready regarding pickup after 2 g. m. Dec. 15. Profits from the sale will be used to fund the Episcopal Church Women’s charities which include sponsorship associated with two orphans. Call Kathy at 814-267-3696 for more information or to place your order.  

Windber Public Library Fund Drive

Windber Public Library, 1909 Graham Ave., Windber, https://secure.qgiv.com/for/winpublib/ has raised a little more than $18, 000 with a goal of $30, 000. The library needs funds for its natural gas and electricity bills. Also needed is a water heater plus several repairs. Any donation (large or even small) can go a long way in securing learning materials and services for the Windber community. The collection provides copying, fax plus scanning as well as reference questions. It also has a wide variety associated with books, DVDs, audiobooks, children’s books, large print, new releases, puzzles, and use of computers during open hours. All donors with donations of $250 or more will receive tax deductible letters within January.

Event dates: Story Time and Crafts 4: 30-5: 30 p. m. Dec. 1 and 15; Genealogy Class 3-4 l. m. December. 7; shopping online? https://smile.amazon.com/ref=nav_logo search Windber General public Library Association. Still selling 125th Windber T-shirts while supplies last. Books for sale: Windber Centennial Commemorative Booklets (1997) plus “We Are the Ramblers: A Reflection on Windber High School Football” by Carl D. Mayer. Local author Leonard LaPlaca.


The Salisbury-Elk Lick Education Association will be holding the annual “Cram-a-Van” Toy Drive from 7 a. m. until six p. meters. Dec. 1 .   They ask intended for donations associated with new, unwrapped toys and gift cards for children, newborn through 18 years of age.   Monetary donations are also appreciated. The official drop-off date is Dec. 1, however , toys may be dropped off at the particular school earlier to that date.   The Salisbury-Elk Lick Schooling Association works in conjunction with the Salisbury Family Center to distribute gifts to families in the area.

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Harmony Light Fest

The Tranquility Light Holiday drive-through celebration of Xmas, 1414 Plank Road, Hooversville, is from 6-8: thirty p. mirielle. Dec. two, 3, nine, 10, 16 and seventeen. The theme this year is Christmas at the particular Zoo. Drive-up concessions are usually available. The fundraiser benefits the ministry of Get away Harmony.

Xmas Craft Shoppe

The Christmas Craft Shoppe at the Somerset Historical Center is through December. 24. The particular shoppe features local craft vendors offering a wide variety of handmade gifts.

Community Arts Center of Cambria County’s 52 nd   annual Holly Bazaar

The Community Disciplines Center of Cambria County 52 nd   Holly Bazaar runs through Xmas Eve, Dec. 24. The center will be  open seven days a week,   Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a. michael. to 5 p. m.   and  Sundays through noon in order to 5 s. m.   during the Holly Bazaar.   The  Holly Bazaar, located in the particular Goldhaber-Fend Fine Arts Center’s gallery plus M. Josephine Paul Family members Museum, functions handcrafted items from more than 65 local craftsmen and artisans. It will also feature the Community Arts Center’s annual holiday candy plus nut sale.

The  21 st   Basket Bonanza runs via Dec. eighteen. This gives visitors a chance to win a lot more than 100 baskets donated by the center’s members, friends and local businesses. Additionally , the  Festival associated with the Trees features six trees designed and created by local artists. These one-of-a-kind trees are part of a silent auction between Nov. 12  and December. 18.

The particular bazaar furthermore includes  raffle chances. Items in this year’s raffle include two $100 cash trees, a $50 lottery tree, a decorative wall tapestry, solid chocolates plaque from O’Shea’s, the Longaberger basket,   plus “Corinne, ” the 2022 American Girl Doll associated with the 12 months.   Almost all raffle proceeds benefit the particular CACCC’s free programming and events offered throughout the year. CACCC also provides registration for  free door prizes. Winners will be drawn Dec. nineteen. Progressive 50/50 chances can be purchased through Dec. 24, the winner will certainly be attracted at one p. meters. Winners need not be present to win and will be notified.

The Handbag and Scarf Boutique is usually accepting donations. The Boutique consists of brand new or gently used  purses, handbags, duffel/travel bags, clutches and wallets, along with the addition of scarves and neckerchiefs. A kids and youth book section is at the particular Holly Bazaar. A percentage through each book sold may go back to the center. CACCC is definitely incorporating a variety of musical entertainment including pianists, vocalists plus a polka group. An entertainment schedule can be found at  caccc. org . Holiday workshops, classes, and Arty Parties will end up being held throughout November plus December. Santa Claus can be stopping by from 12-3 p. mirielle. Dec. 17.

Downtown Johnstown Christmas Market

The City of Johnstown is going to be web hosting the Fourth annual City of Johnstown Christmas Marketplace Dec. 2-3. It will be the craft and food event surrounding Central Park plus Discover Downtown Johnstown’s “Hometown Christmas. ” The occasion includes overall performance by Smooth Sound Jazz Band upon the Town Hall’s steps, Greater Johnstown High School Choir, carriage rides, Santa claus, the Grinch and Cindy Lou Who.

Live Nativity

The Live Nativity at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 178 Cook Road, Fairhope, has been rescheduled for 6: 30 p. m. December. 2. Bring a flashlight. Refreshments in the pavilion right after.

Christmas within the Village

Spruce Forest Artisan Village inside Grantsville, Maryland, presents Christmas in the Village from 4-8 g. m. Dec. 2, and from 12-8 p. m. Dec. 3. Free trolley shuttle through Grantsville Town Park.

Spaghetti dinner

The spaghetti dinner for Alexis Haase, local paramedic plus EMT as well as firefighter, can be from eleven a. meters. to four p. michael. Dec. a few, at Addison Volunteer Fire Department and Confluence Volunteer Fire Department main hall. Take out just. Chinese auction and 50/50 winners can be called after the particular event. The winners will be pulled on Facebook Live on Addison V. F. D. Facebook page starting in 4 l. m. For more information, call Shawn at 301-616-8050. To donate basket/item, contact Kristen from 724-557-4266.

Cookie & Cocoa Tour

The particular Uptown Somerset Cookie & Cocoa Tour, sponsored simply by Somerset Inc., is from 10 a. m. in order to 2 s. m. December. 3.

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19th annual Storybook Holiday

The 19th yearly Storybook Holiday  celebration, hosted by Frostburg State University’s Children’s Literature Centre, will bring its seasonal cheer to downtown Frostburg Dec. three or more. The festivities will begin at seven: 30 the. m. plus end along with a showing of “Miracle on 34th Street” with 8 p. m. In case of inclement weather, activities may be kept in the particular Armstrong Insurance garage.   The event features a parade, storybook readings and many more family-friendly activities. In addition , attendees will have the chance to meet Santa and children’s guide author plus illustrator Will Hillenbrand.   The day’s events begin with Breakfast With the Elves through 7: 30 to 9: 30 a. m. in Hotel Gunter at 11 W. Main St. Tickets will become sold in advance at the hotel.  

Following breakfast, elves will compete against one another in the Elf Olympics at the Broadway parking lot from 9: thirty to ten: 15 the. m. Attendees can head over in order to the parade kickoff efficiency in front of Hotel Gunter on the Mountain City Middle for the particular Arts at 10: fifteen a. m. The march will begin in 10: 30 a. d. following Run Your Bells Off to get Autism, a charity fun run.   Following the parade, from eleven a. michael. to several p. m., Cocoa With the Po-Po will take place in the Frostburg Police Department from 37 S. Broadway. Then, from 11: 30 the. m. to noon, the Mountain City Cloggers will perform on the Broadway car parking lot. Furthermore beginning with 11: thirty a. meters., and lasting until 12: 30 g. m., Tail Waggin’ Tutors will give storybook psychic readings at the Frostburg Community Collection at 65 E. Primary St .  

Seasonal activities and attractions will be available at Town Place on 14 H. Water St from eleven: 30 a. m. in order to 4 l. m., including Elves’ Secret Workshop, Write a Letter to Father christmas and Photo With an Elf. Vote for Best Elf and drop your ballot within the Best Elf Voting Box.   Other attractions include sticker stops and business specials in the Main Street area. Children can visit the particular Miniature Railroad Display at 10 Mechanic St ., Santa’s House in P. T. Hair Design at twenty S. Broadway and craft vendors in the Armstrong Insurance garage.  

Hillenbrand will give a presentation and sign copies associated with his book, “Santa’s Tale, ” from the Resort Gunter through 1 to 2 s. m. The particular book can be purchased at the presentation, as well while at Major Street Books. Cookie kits will be distributed to each child attending the presentation.   Later, the Jack Frost Neighborhood Snowball Toss will take place from 4 in order to 5 p. m. all through residential streets, followed by the particular Festival of Trees through 6 to 7 g. m. with City Place, which includes the lighting associated with the trees and shrubs, a performance by the particular Arion Band and the arrival of a special visitor.   Storybook Holiday comes to the close on 8 l. m. having a showing from the film “Miracle on 34th Street” in the Palace Theatre at 31 E. Main St. Tickets are pre-sold at Primary Street Publications, 2 E. Main St  

Three Centuries of Xmas in America

Discover how American Christmas traditions changed over three centuries on this special vacation tour of Historic Hanna’s Town, 809 Forbes Trail Road, Greensburg, Dec. 3 and 10. Tours are usually at ten: 30 a. m., 11: 30 the. m. plus 1 s. m. Space is limited and reservations are required; call 724-836-1800 ext. 210. Costumed guides lead visitors by means of buildings from the 18th, 19th, and 20th hundreds of years adorned within period-correct decorations and share stories associated with Christmases past. Learn about the origins of the Christmas tree, the tradition of mailing credit cards, the evolution of Santa Claus, plus so much more whilst enjoying the particular historical ambiance of Historic Hanna’s City and sampling holiday treats. The Westmoreland History Shop will be open during these programs. Browse a variety of quality presents including books for adults and children, vintage toys and games, stocking stuffers, ornaments, candle lights, cards and stationery, dishware, teas, baking mixes, jams, and home décor. Keep up to date on actions and events on the website; westmorelandhistory. org or visit upon social: Fb Historic Hanna’s Town & Westmoreland Background , Twitter @WCHistory plus Instagram @westmorelandhistory. For information about Historic Hanna’s Town as well as the Westmoreland Historic Society, contact at 724-836-1800.

Breakfast with Santa

The Cornucopia Cafe, Grantsville, Baltimore, Breakfast along with Santa is at 8: 30 a. meters. and 10 a. mirielle. Dec. 3 and Dec. 10. Breakfast buffet. Schedule a visit at TheCornucopiaCafe. com.

Soup Sale

Soups sale eight a. michael. until noon or until sold out December. 3-4, advantages the Meyersdale Volunteer Open fire Department. Take out only. They can begin taking purchases at 7 a. m. Call 814-634-5454 to order. Pick up is at the fire department social hall. Chicken noodle, potato, fireman’s chili and vegetable beef. Along with the particular soup will be loaves a bread from Lorenzo’s Bakery in Frostburg, Maryland, for purchase.

Rockwood Light-Up Night

Rockwood’s Light-up Night is at six p. meters. Dec. a few.

5th annual “Merry on the Mountain”

Blue Knob All Seasons Resort will host the 5th yearly “Merry On The Mountain, inch a free indoor/outdoor holiday event through 4: 30-8 p. mirielle. Dec. three or more, on the Blue Knob Conference Center. It features create and vacation vendors, Xmas music, soup and hot chocolate pertaining to sale and jolly old Santa himself. The event also functions a “Mountain Of Trees and shrubs, beautifully decorated trees, and a “Gingerbread House Contest” for a chance in order to win a prize. Get the Gingerbread house to the Blue Button Clubhouse from 10 the. m. Dec. 1 till 4 p. m. December. 3. Winners will end up being determined by the particular most votes and a prize will certainly be awarded to the winner 15 and younger and also sixteen and old. The event is topped off by the lighting of a holiday woods and 1 child twelve or more youthful will get the opportunity to do the lighting honors.

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Local community dinner

A free community supper, served at the Windber Area Community Kitchen, will end up being held through 4-6 g. m. Dec. 3, in Calvary United Methodist Church, 1800 Stockholm Ave., Windber. The menu will be country fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and fruit. The particular meal may be offered and sponsored by VFW 4200 and its Auxiliary.  

Open Flea Market/Bake Sale

Addison Usa Methodist Church is featuring an Open Flea Market from nine a. michael. to 2 p. michael., Dec. 3 or more and ten. Includes tables of Christmas items. Benefits Operation Blessing. A Xmas Bake Sale is from 9 a. m. to 2 l. m. or even until sold out, December. 10. No pre-orders. First come, first served.

Boswell Light Up Night

Boswell Borough Light Up Night is Dec. 4. Festivities begin from 4 s. m. Lighting of the tree with 6 p. m. Occasion includes Christmas carols, vendors, children’t scavenger hunt and getting photo taken with Santa claus.

Laurel Highlands Chorale Concert

Merry Xmas From Around the World Laurel Highlands Chorale Concert is on 3: thirty p. m. Dec. 4, and 7 p. m. Dec. five, in the Somerset Church associated with the Brethren, 606 Planks Road, Somerset. The director is Jan Burket. Accompanist is Rick Kimmel. The Laurel Highlands Chorale is an affiliate of Laurel Arts.

A Jimmy Stewart Christmas

The Neighborhood Arts Center of Cambria County offers an evening of classic monologues plus holiday music with “A Jimmy Stewart Christmas” at 6 g. m. December. 9. This evening will consist of monologues through Jimmy Stewart impersonator Chris Collins, the Holiday Musical Enchantments of Tim Dabbs, wine for purchase from Vin De Matrix Winery, and a catered dinner by Joey Del’s 2001 Catering. The menu includes garden tossed salad with Italian dressing, breaded chicken, Germelli Pasta ala olio with marinara sauce, Italian green beans, plus double dark chocolate cake.   This single night production will be hosted in the Community Arts Middle of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Boulevard, in the particular Westmont section of Johnstown. For more information and to purchase tickets, call the center at 814-255-6515 or visit the website ( www.caccc.org ).   Seat tickets will not be available for purchase at the door, registration and payment is required inside advance simply by Dec. 5.   Proceeds from the occasion benefit the Local community Arts Center of Cambria County.

Reside Nativity

Conemaugh Township Region Ministries Live Nativity 2022 is from 5-8 l. m. Dec. 9, and 2-8 s. m. December. 10, from Davidsville Neighborhood Church, 197 Pender Street, Johnstown. A walking tour of Bethlehem, all scenes inside. Provide canned goods or monetary donation in order to pay your own taxes to benefit nearby charities.

December Craft Course

Create the Christmas shrub within an 11-foot triangle using glass pieces and embellishments, a glass Christmas tree, at 3: 30 p. m. Dec. 10, with the Windber Community Building upstairs fitness room. Proceeds benefit ADA chairlift on the Windber Recreation Pool. Sign up on Vagaro. com under Windber CB Fitness Program.

Holiday Shop

A Holiday Boutique will be held from 10 a. m. to seven p. meters. Dec. 9-10, and midday to five p. mirielle. Dec. eleven, at Marinell Place on Leone’s Market, 1912 Graham Ave., Windber. Do your Christmas shopping at Leone’s new dining area plus enjoy the unique display associated with Windber’s previous. Proceeds benefit projects of Windber Area Visioning Experience (WAVE) and Windber Region Museum.

Addison holiday craft/vendor show

Addison Volunteer Fireplace Department’s annual Holiday Craft/Vendor Show will be held through 10 a. m. in order to 4 g. m. December. 10, at 7214 National Pike, Addison. Basket raffles, 50/50 drawing, food plus refreshments, kids’ activities, Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus and more. These people will be collecting pet items meant for local animal shelters. Show benefits Alex Haase, local firefighter/EMT. For those with queries, call Steph/Tom at 814-521-5046 or 814-442-4607 or email [email protected]. com.

A Bethlehem Experience

The particular Berlin Community Churches existing A Bethlehem Experience from 4: 30 to 6 p. michael. Dec. 11. It’s the free, drive-through event beginning at Berlin Brethren Chapel, 620 Major St ., Bremen. Multiple moments, actors, live animals and music. Canned goods may be collected for the particular Berlin Food Pantry. With regard to more info, contact Three Seasons Local community Church, 814-267-6599. In the case of inclement weather, the event will end up being canceled.

Chicken dinner

The Rockwood Offer Fire Department is having a chicken dinner from eleven a. meters. Dec. 11, drive through only. Supper includes: 1/2 baked chicken, macaroni greens, baked beans, bread plus cookies. First come, 1st serve.

Portraying Ruth

Luella Krieger Sisters in Christ event along with portrayal associated with Ruth, 7 p. m. Dec. fifteen, at St. David’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 401 North Main St, Davidsville.

Drive-thru Nativity

A drive-thru Nativity by the New Centerville Lutheran Parish is going to be held among 4: thirty and seven p. meters. Dec. seventeen, at Chippewa Farms, 1109 Indiantown Road, Somerset. Just about all donations the actual Children’s Aid Home, Meals on Wheels and Laurel Mountain Lutherans.

Celebrate agriculture at PA Preferred® reception

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding invited Pennsylvanians to celebrate the state’s $132. 5 billion farming industry in the 107th PA Farm Show’s PENNSYLVANIA Preferred ®   Reception, where they’ll enjoy the finest in Pennsylvania-grown and produced food, drinks plus desserts. The particular reception can be kept Jan. 6, in the particular Pennsylvania Plantation Show Complex. “This year’s Farm Display theme,   Rooted in Progress , invites visitors to explore the breadth of Pennsylvania agriculture, our heritage, and the innovations driving us forward, ” said Secretary Redding. Tickets   are available to the public designed for purchase. The ticket includes admission towards the reception, parking, food and drinks, plus a short program. More information, including ticketing details   can be found at  farmshow. pa. gov .   RSVP for that event upon Facebook .