Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Ongoing

Putz displays: (Moravian traditional retelling of the story of Christ’s birth through narration, music, illuminated miniature scenes).

Now through December 12

12 Days of Christmas daily special giveaways from local businesses and organizations.

Now through December 21

Historic Downtown Bethlehem window decorating contest. Vote for your favorite.

Now through December 22

Christmas City combo tickets- (one-day admission to Christkindlmarkt through Dec. 22; Historic Bethlehem’s “Trees of Historic Bethlehem” exhibit and four historic Bethlehem attractions through Jan. 12). Visit https://historicbethlehem.org/christmas/christmas-city-combo-ticket/

Free trolley service 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday between the two every 20-30 minutes. Stops: Moravian Book Shop and Sun Inn on Main Street, Walnut Street parking garage, south New Street garage, and Christkindlmarkt at Steel- Stacks and Banana Factory.

Now through December 23

Live Advent calendar, 5:30 p.m. Daily. 1810 Goundie House, 505 Main St. Visit https://historicbethlehem.org/ for schedules.

Now through December 23

Christmas City Follies, 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday; and, 2 p.m. Sundays; Thursday, December 5 through Sunday, December 22. Additional shows at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 21 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 22. 321 E. Fourth St. Visit http://www.touchstone.org/season/ or call 610-867-1689 for tickets and information.

Now through Decemeber 29

East Hills Moravian Church (walk-ins welcome) Christmas putz and displays: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 3 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays (closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).Groups: call 610-442-6056, email nancyecosta@gmail.com, call 610-442-6056 or visit www.easthillsmc.org/.

Edgeboro Moravian Putz/Christmas room. Group tours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the hour, Monday through Friday, by appointment. Walk-In hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. 645 Hamilton Ave. Visit http://edgeboromoravian.org/putz or call 610-866-8793.

Now through December 31

Central Moravian Church Putz: 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. After Christmas: 1 to 5 p.m. daily to Dec. 31. Showings every half hour. Visit www.centralmoravianchurch.org/whoweare/the-christmas-community-putz-and-...

Wednesday, December 11

Advent Holden Evening Prayer, sponsor: Congregations on Mission Together. 7 p.m. Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 514 Third Ave. Visit: www.upgbethlehem.org

Winter Concert, 7 to 9 p.m. Broughal Middle School, 114 W. Morton St.

Thursday, December 12

Winterfest, NCC’s annual multicultural holiday celebration. 11 a.m. Quad, 3835 Green Pond Road. www.northampton.edu/news/ncc-events-calendar.htm#event|winterfest-2019|1576

LEPOCO Peace Vigil, 4 to 5 pm, at the south approach to the Hill-to-Hill Bridge, Third and Wyandotte Sts. For information, call 610-691-8730 or visit www.lepoco.org.

Friday, December 13

Holiday shopping with the Bethlehem Mounted Patrol, 5-8 p.m. Quadrant Private Wealth Stables, 615 E. Langhorne Ave.

Liberty HS senior citizen holiday show and luncheon, 2 p.m. 1115 Linden St.

Charter Arts Winter Instrumental Concert, 7 p.m. Charter Arts Theatre, 321 E. Third St. Visit www.charterarts.org.

Saturday, December 14

Christkindlmarkt’s Breakfast with St. Nicholas in the Tannenbaum Café. Doors open at 8 a.m.; breakfast served from 8:15-9:30 a.m. Photos with St. Nicholas begin at 8:30 a.m. Hot breakfast buffet, fruit, juice, coffee, hot chocolate and milk; St. Nick photo opportunities (ticket includes one free 5×7 photo with St. Nick); arts and crafts; goody bag with treats, items from Just Born Quality Confections and Crayola. Complimentary admission to Christkindlmarkt after the breakfast. 645 E. First St. Tickets are limited: visit www.christmascity.org/christkindlmarkt or call 610-332-3378.

Christmas cookies, pies, bake sale. 9 a.m. to noon. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 Pennsylvania Ave. Visit www.standrewsbethlehem.org.

60th Annual Peace Pilgrimage, Lehigh Conference of Churches. Dress appropriately for the weather. Meet at parking lot, 529 E. Broad St. 10:45 a.m. bus to Nazareth Moravian Church. Pilgrimage follows PA 191. Persons join at any point along the way. Support vehicles available for those not able to walk entire route. Arrive at Christ U.C.C., Market and Center Streets, around 5:30 p.m. for light meal, music by Lepoco Peace Singers.

Holiday shopping with the Bethlehem Mounted Patrol, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quadrant Private Wealth Stables, 615 E. Langhorne Ave.

National Wreaths Across America ceremony, noon. Fountain Hill Cemetery, 1121 Graham St. To volunteer and/or make a donation, email Ron at craftybelts@gmail.com or call 610-867-0244.

The Downtown Bethlehem Association and Lehigh Valley with Love co-host “Clash of the Carols” local college and adult choir divisions a capella choir competition. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Sun Inn Courtyard, 564 Main St. Following the competition, choirs will sing in front of Central Moravian Church, 73 W. Church St. View at www.getdowntownbethlehem.com and the Heart of Bethlehem Facebook page.

41st Annual Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant, 1:45 p.m. Band shell, Bethlehem Rose Garden, Eighth Ave. between Broad Street and Union Blvd. Visit www.facebook.com/BethlehemNativityPageant/

Breakfast and photo with St. Nicholas, Tannenbaum Café. Doors open at 8 a.m.; hot breakfast served 8:15-9:30 a.m. St. Nicholas photos begin 8:30 a.m. Arts and crafts; goody bag with treats, Just Born and Crayola items. Complimentary admission to Christkindlmarkt afterwards. 645 E. First St. Visit www.christmascity.org/christkindlmarkt or call 610-332-3378.

Santa’s Haus free photos with Santa. 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Church and Main Streets.

Street musicians: Flutations, 1 p.m. Lehigh Valley Italian American Band, 3 p.m. Main Street.

Liberty HS Holiday Concert, auditorium. 2 p.m. 1115 Linden St. Tickets available at the door.

22nd annual Luminaria Night to benefit New Bethany Ministries at dusk (about 4:30 p.m.); Inclement weather: December 15. December 21 if neither of the previous dates is viable. Kit pickups: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 and from 4 to 7 p.m. December 9 and December 10. Suite 180, 1510 Valley Center Parkway, 18017. Information and sales forms: call 610-691-5602, ext. 201 or visit www.newbethanyministries.org/events/.

Hanover Township-Lehigh County’s Santa street visits, 9 a.m. until the end of the rounds. Donations to the Hanover Township Volunteer Fire Company annual fund drive are appreciated. For Santa’s locations, times and updates, visit www.facebook.com/HTVFCPA/posts/1870314796446182.

Sunday, December 15

41st Annual Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant, 1:45 p.m. Band shell, Bethlehem Rose Garden, Eighth Ave. between Broad Street and Union Blvd. Visit www.facebook.com/BethlehemNativityPageant/.

City of Bethlehem police horses Pharaoh, George, Asa and Grey; guests: Einstein the Lehigh Valley Snow Camel and Santa. Free cider, cocoa, Peeps, Cops ‘n Kids book handouts. Mounted Patrol merchandise (cost). 1 to 3 p.m. Quadrant Private Wealth Stables, 615 E. Langhorne Ave. Information: visit www.facebook.com/pg/BethlehemMountedPolice/.

Liberty HS Holiday Concert, auditorium. 2 p.m. 1115 Linden St. Tickets available at the door.

Christmas candlelight concert with Mt. Laurel Brass, Christmas dessert buffet. 7 p.m. Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. For information / tickets, call 610-837-9015.

Tuesday, December 17

Silly Holiday Storytime, (preschool), 11:15 am to noon, BAPL SouthSide, 400 Webster St. Free. No registration required. Call 610-867-7852 or visit www.bapl.org/events/special-holiday-fun-storytime-at-south-side/

Wednesday, December 18

Advent Holden Evening Prayer, sponsor: Congregations on Mission Together. 7 p.m. St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 474 Vine St. Visit: www.upgbethlehem.org/

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