Victorian Christmas Bellefonte
Take a trip over to Bellefonte this weekend for Victorian Christmas, one of the most beautiful and popular annual events in central Pennsylvania. You are invited to gather at the Bellefonte Elementary School to be greeted on the front steps by Mr. Dickens and candlelight carolers this Friday at 6:30 pm for Opening Ceremonies. Saturday and Sunday activities include a wonderful arts and crafts show, concerts, historic homes tour (Sat. only), model railroad exhibit, gingerbread house contest and display, horse-drawn buggy rides, Santa's house, breakfast with Santa, Victorian tea party, museum exhibits, food vendors, and much more! New this year, the Festival of Trees will be incorporated into the Victorian Christmas and be at CPI. (more info)
The Polar Express
This is the last weekend to take a ride on the Polar Express! The fun begins at Schlow Library with a reading of The Polar Express. Children will receive a small drawstring bag with a bell and a coin they can spend at Santa's Workshop Photos with Santa also available at Santa's Workshop.
Saturday 11am-3pm and Sunday 2-4:20pm. (more info)
Festival of Trees
The annual Festival of Trees starts this Friday. The event partners with the Bellefonte Victorian Christmas and will be held at CPI on Harrison Rd in Pleasant Gap. The auditorium at CPI will be turned into a Winter Wonderland for thousands of people to enjoy during a weekend-long celebration of the holiday season. Proceeds will help support Centre County United Way Partner Agencies. Live entertainment, craft vendors and The Big Electric Train Show will also be on hand. ($2 adult/$1 children) (click for times and more info)
All the gifts in the Twelve Days of Christmas would equal 364 gifts.