Bellefonte Victorian Christmas: Schedule of Events
Bellefonte Victorian Christmas begins on Dec. 6 and wraps up on Dec. 9.
During that time, Bellefonte recreates the essence Christmases past — an old-fashioned family celebration as it was more than a century ago. From horse-drawn carriage rides to roaming carolers, parlor games to creative crafts, puppet shows to Victorian teas, this gala weekend will hark you back to gentler times — when neighbors were friends, gifts were homemade and all seemed right with the world.
What follows is a complete schedule of events:
10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Shuttle bus service and parking, Bellefonte Area Middle School and high school parking lots to stops at the courthouse and the Bellefonte Elementary School, special free shuttle with pick up at the high school and in front of courthouse to CPI and back for Festival of Trees
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Horse-drawn Carriage Rides, Brockerhoff Building, the Diamond
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Arts & Crafts Show, Bellefonte YMCA on High Street, Bellefonte Elementary School at N. Allegheny and W. Linn streets and middle school
11 a.m. — Puppet Meister performance, Bellefonte Elementary, N. Allegheny and W. Linn Streets
Noon to 9 p.m. — United Way’s Festival of Trees, CPI, Harrison Road
Noon to 5 p.m. — December Artisan Gallery and Sale, Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny St.
Noon to 5 p.m. — Model train display, Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny St.
Noon to 4 p.m. — Museum tours, hot cider, concerts, Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St.
Noon to 4 p.m. — Santa House open on the Diamond
1 p.m. —Puppet Meister performance, Bellefonte Elementary, N. Allegheny and W. Linn Streets
2 p.m. — NVS Youth Flute Choir concert, Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St.
2 p.m. — Victorian High Tea, Reynolds Mansion, 101 W. Linn St.
2 p.m. — A Child’s Victorian Tea, Bellefonte Art Museum, 133 N. Allegheny St.
3 p.m. — Phil Bressler, Andrea Noid Flute Duet concert, Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St.
3 p.m. — Puppet Meister performance, Bellefonte Elementary, N. Allegheny and W. Linn Streets
7:30 p.m. — Bellefonte Victorian Christmas Community Choir Concert, Bellefonte Area High School
For more information about these events, visit www.bellefontevictorianchristmas.com