The Gift that
keeps on growing
Catch the annual live Nativity spectacular with more than 100 performers, original songs, choreography and a menagerie of animals, including camels, horses, sheep and goats. This outdoor production gets bigger and more well-known with each passing year, so be sure to arrive early to secure parking.
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Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Back Mountain Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville
Fill your cup
Now here’s a tasty idea, especially for time-pressed folks. The second annual Christmas Cookie Walk at a local church offers 40 flavors and styles of homemade cookies. You can pay one price and fill your vessel with all your favorites, no at-home baking required.
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Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township.
Cost: Buy an $8 container and fill it with your choices.
Santa Claus is
coming to Parsons
The annual Christmas Parade through the Parsons Section of Wilkes-Barre will include Santa and Mrs. Claus passing out candy to children. You can wait outside for the entourage’s arrival any time after 10 a.m., and don’t forget to thank the Parsons Lions Club for the merriment.
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Time: 10 a.m.
Place: Streets of Parsons
Small towns plan
big holiday fun
Victorian Night in downtown Berwick promises live music, carolers, roasted chestnuts, crafts, cookies and more, while a Patriotic Christmas Tree Lighting in Hughestown will include caroling choirs, an accordionist, hot drinks, snacks, Santa and a ceremony to honor Dale Kridlo, who was killed in Afghanistan.
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Time: 5-8 p.m. in Berwick and 6 p.m. in Hughestown
Place: Downtown Berwick and Robert Yaple Memorial Park, Hughestown
Cost: Free, but feel free to bring a patriotic ornament to Hughestown.
Details: 570-752-3601 or berwickborough.org/570-655-4552 for Hughestown info.