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Plan all your holiday events around Centre County with this guide

The Centre Region has many events and activities throughout the holiday season.
The Centre Region has many events and activities throughout the holiday season. Centre Daily Times, file

For a full list of events, visit calendar.centredaily.com.

Nov. 25

BEA Fall Craft and Gift Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bald Eagle Area High School, 751 S. Eagle Valley Road, Wingate.

Milesburg Hometown Christmas Rummage & Craft Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Milesburg Community Center, 101 Mill St., Milesburg.

Crafting clay ornaments, 2-5 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Sampling Saturday: Holiday Cheeses & Italian Pizzelles, 2-4 p.m., Tait Farm Foods, 179 Tait Road, Boalsburg. www.taitfarmfoods.com.

Nov. 27

Holiday Mini-Maker Workshop, 9:30 a.m.-noon and 1-3:30 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Nov. 28

Design Your Own Wrapping Paper Pop-Up, 6-8 p.m., Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, 818 Pike St., Lemont. www.artalliancepa.org.

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical,” 6:30 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center, University Park. www.bjc.psu.edu.

“A Christmas Carol” performed by Tony M. Lentz, 7 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

Nov. 29

The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Pa. Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. www.pachristmasshow.com.

Kid’s Bakery Workshop Kickoff — Nutcracker Event, 5-7 p.m., Way Fruit Farm, 2355 Halfmoon Valley Road, Port Matilda. 692-5211. Reservations required.

Nov. 30

The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Pa. Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. www.pachristmasshow.com.

Holiday Cookie-Decorating Workshop, 6-8 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Preview Party of the Stocking Stuffer Antique, Art, & Fine Craft Sale, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College. 234-4779, CentreHistory.org.

Apollo’s Fire’s “Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Christmas,” 7:30 p.m., Schwab Auditorium, University Park. cpa.psu.edu.

Dec. 1

Merry Millheim, various locations, Millheim. www.facebook.com/MerryMillheim.

The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Pa. Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. www.pachristmasshow.com.

Stocking Stuffer Antique, Art & Fine Craft Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College. 234-4779, CentreHistory.org.

Lemont German Christmas Market, 5-8 p.m., The Granary, 133 Mount Nittany Road, Lemont. www.lemontvillage.org.

Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University, Lewisburg. 570-577-1000, www.bucknell.edu.

Dec. 2

Boalsburg Hometown Christmas, various locations, Boalsburg. www.visitboalsburg.com.

Merry Millheim, various locations, Millheim. www.facebook.com/MerryMillheim.

42nd annual Winter Craft Market, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, 215 Innovation Blvd., State College.

Annual Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Mount Nittany United Methodist Church, 1500 E. Branch Road, State College. www.mtnittanyumc.org.

Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m., Nittany Lion Inn, 200 W. Park Ave., State College. 865-8500, www.nittanylioninn.psu.edu.

Holiday Mini-Maker Workshop, 9-11 a.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Pa. Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. www.pachristmasshow.com.

Elves Shop — Junior Women’s Club Charity Event, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Forest Middle School, 2180 School Drive, State College.

Lemont German Christmas Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Granary, 133 Mount Nittany Road, Lemont. www.lemontvillage.org.

Polar Bear Plunge, 10 a.m., Black Moshannon State Park, 4216 Beaver Road, Philipsburg.

Christmas Kick-Off Parade and Events, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown Philipsburg.

Design Your Own Gift Wrap, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 2, Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” storytime, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 365 Benner Pike, State College.

Polar Express, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. schlowlibrary.org/polarexpress.

Lightwire Theater: “A Very Electric Christmas,” 2 p.m., Bucknell University — Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University, Lewisburg. lightwiretheater.com.

Altoona Symphony Orchestra’s “Home for the Holidays,” 7:30 p.m., Mishler Theatre, 1212 12th Ave., Altoona. 944-9434, mishlertheatre.org.

Dec. 3

Merry Millheim, various locations, Millheim. www.facebook.com/MerryMillheim.

Stocking Stuffer Antique, Art & Fine Craft Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College. 234-4779, CentreHistory.org.

The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Pa. Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg. www.pachristmasshow.com.

Alternative Christmas Fair, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., University Baptist and Brethren Church, 411 S. Burrowes St., State College. www.facebook.com/AlternativeChristmasFairUbbc.

“Happy Holidays” ice show, 1-3:30 p.m., Pegula Ice Area, University Park.

Crafting Clay Ornaments II, 2-5 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Design Your Own Gift Wrap, 2-4:20 p.m. Dec. 3, Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

Polar Express, 2-4:20 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. schlowlibrary.org/polarexpress.

Community Carol Sing throughout Spring Mills, meet at 3 p.m., Grace United Church of Christ, 118 Two Steeples Lane, Spring Mills.

Dec. 6

Holiday Wreath Workshop, 7-9:30 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Dec. 8

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas, various locations, Bellefonte. www.bellefontevictorianchristmas.com.

Festival of Trees, 4-7 p.m., Central Pa. Institute of Science and Technology, 540 Harrison St., Pleasant Gap. www.ccunitedway.org/festival-trees.

The Arboretum at Penn State’s Winter Celebration, 5-7 p.m., The Arboretum at Penn State, University Park.

Holiday Art Bar — Adult Crafting and Cocktails, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Jazz in the Attic presents “Charlie Brown,” 8 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

Dec. 9

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas, various locations, Bellefonte. www.bellefontevictorianchristmas.com.

Christmas Extravaganza, 8 a.m.-noon, Calvary Church, 150 Harvest Fields Drive, Boalsburg.

Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m., Nittany Lion Inn, 200 W. Park Ave., State College. 865-8500, www.nittanylioninn.psu.edu.

Festival of Trees, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Central Pa. Institute of Science and Technology, 540 Harrison St., Pleasant Gap. www.ccunitedway.org/festival-trees.

Build Your Own Gingerbread House, 10 a.m.-noon, Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, 548 Puddinton Road, State College.

Grapevine & Greens Wreath workshop, 10 a.m.-noon, The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Holiday Open House: Paper and fiber art by Diane Maurer, Jan Jenkins and Kathy Black, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 137 Water St., Spring Mills.

Design Your Own Gift Wrap, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9, Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

Polar Express, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. schlowlibrary.org/polarexpress.

Pop Up Ave Holiday Market, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way, State College. themakerypa.com.

Christmas with the Choral Society, 3 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 205 S. Garner St., State College. www.scchoralsociety.org.

Central Pennsylvania Dance Workshop’s “Home for the Holidays,” 7:30 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

“Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold,” 7:30 p.m., Mishler Theatre, 1212 12th Ave., Altoona. 944-9434, mishlertheatre.org.

Lady Grey’s “Naughty Nutcracker,” 8 and 10 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

State College Santa Crawl, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., various locations, State College. www.facebook.com/StateCollegeSantaCrawl.

Dec. 10

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas, various locations, Bellefonte. www.bellefontevictorianchristmas.com.

Festival of Trees, noon-4 p.m., Central Pa. Institute of Science and Technology, 540 Harrison St., Pleasant Gap. www.ccunitedway.org/festival-trees.

Christmas Crafts, 1-4 p.m., Park Forest Village United Methodist Church, 1833 Park Forest Ave., State College. 238-2657.

Gingerbread House Workshop, 1-3 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Design Your Own Gift Wrap, 2-4:20 p.m. Dec. 10, Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

Polar Express, 2-4:20 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. schlowlibrary.org/polarexpress.

The Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra presents Handel’s “Messiah,” 2:30 and 7 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College.

Dec. 12

Christmas Canvas Art Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Dec. 13

Holiday Tree Workshop, 7-9 p.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Dec. 15

Centre Dance presents “The Nutcracker,” 7 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

Dec. 16

Holiday Mini-Maker Workshop, 9-11 a.m., The Makery, 209 Calder Way State College. themakerypa.com.

Centre Dance presents “The Nutcracker,” 7 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

Dec. 17

Historic Holiday Walking Tour, 1-5 p.m., downtown Philipsburg. 577-3954, mainst@philipsburgpa.org.

Centre Dance presents “The Nutcracker,” 3 p.m. , The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

Dec. 18

“A Christmas Carol” performed by Tony M. Lentz, 7 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

Dec. 21

“A Christmas Carol” performed by Tony M. Lentz, 5 p.m., Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College.

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” 4 and 7:30 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

Dec. 22

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” 4 and 7:30 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

Dec. 23

“It’s a Wonderful Life,” 7:30 p.m. , The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. www.thestatetheatre.org.

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