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Friday, December 9, 2022

Opening Ceremonies

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Held at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church – 134 E Bishop Street 

6:30pm – Carols by Brass choir comprised by members of the Bellefonte community band and Little German Band (held outside the church pending weather)

In the Church Auditorium:

6:30pm – Carols by St John’s Catholic School Children under the direction of Natalie Stanton

7:00pm – Opening Ceremony hosted by The Brian Belge Dickens Troupe 

7:15pm – Bellefonte Community Choir concert under the direction of Tricia Andriaccio


Saturday, December 10, 2022   

11:15-12:00 – On the Courthouse steps – 102 S Allegheny St

Bellefonte Area Elementary School students sing traditional carols accompanied by a brass choir of band students grades 4-12 

Concert Crawl 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (times are staggered among venues)

Street caroling by the Rama Lama Doo Wop group throughout the afternoon

Trinity United Methodist Church
128 Howard St
St. John’s Episcopal Church
120 W Lamb St
11:00am – Hot Styles Dance Co.11:30am – State College Tri-M Honor Society music students – Erik Clayton director
12:15pm – John Tompson, blues piano12:45pm – Paul Leskowicz and SCHS Jazz students
1:30pm – Claire Parker – harpist2pm Rick Hirsch and the Fraser St Saxophone Ensemble
2:45pm – OPEN3:15pm – Ned Wetherald, organ recital
St John’s United Church of Christ
145 W Linn St
Presbyterian Church
201 N Spring St
10:30am – Alice Statham – harpist11:30am – Elizabeth Webb, vocalist
11:00am – Nittany Valley Symphony Encore Ensembles12:45pm – Victorian Renewal – musicians from the First Presbyterian Church of Bellefonte
12:30pm – the Bellefonte Middle school string ensemble2pm – No Filter Jazz Group
1:30pm – Dylan Meyers, accordion3:15pm – The Little German Band
Centre County Library and Historical Museum Piano Recitals
200 N Allegheny St
12pm – Kevin Munnell
1pm – Stephen St. Amant
2pm – Tyler Turpin

Sunday December 11, 2022

2:00-3:30pm at the Bellefonte Area High School830 East Bishop St

Performance of Holiday Music by the Bellefonte Community Band under the direction of Dave Cree and Jay Zimmerman

4:00pm A Christmas Musical: Angels, Dreams & Visions

“Angels, Dreams, & Visions”, a Christmas Musical will be performed at Faith United Methodist Church, 512 Hughes Street | See Map

Come experience the story of the birth of the Christ-child through the eyes of Mary, Joseph and the shepherds. The multimedia performance of “Angels, Dreams and Visions” will be presented at Faith Church, 512 Hughes St., Bellefonte, on December 11 at 4 PM. Choirs, bells, drama, humor and; carols combine to share the uplifting message of hope. No admission charge; bring a friend!

6:00 PM – A musical celebration of the season by the musicians and choirs of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church