Charlie Brown Christmas - Reindeer in the Rafters

December 06, 2011|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

You still can see Charlie Brown Christmas — Reindeer in the Rafters at Springfield Farm Barn on Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m.

There is an amazing array of lighted trees and decorations. Santa will be there each night, along with the giant talking bear. Electric trains, nightly entertainment and refreshments add to the fun.

Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

Dinner theater returns to Williamsport U.M. Church

On Sunday, Elkin, Fester and the gang make a return appearance at Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., with the play "Return to Cricket County."

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. A country dinner of beef stew, corn bread, applesauce, and dessert will be served at 6 p.m., and the play begins about 7 p.m.

Tickets cost $8 and may be purchased by calling the church at 301-223-7040.

Christmas lights and decorations to be judged

Williamsport's annual judging of Christmas lights and decorations will be held Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m. Residents and businesses wishing to participate should have their lights turned on. Winners will be announced at the next regular council meeting.

Dec. 14 fundraiser to benefit food bank

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m., horse-drawn wagon rides through Byron Memorial Park will be available for everyone to enjoy the lights, listen to Christmas music and see Santa.

The fee will be a donation of food or money to benefit the Williamsport Food Bank.

Rick and Sharon Martin are donating their time, horses and wagon in support of the fundraiser.

The park will be closed to vehicles during the event.

The rain date is Dec. 21.

Community band's holiday concert changes location

Williamsport Community Band will present its 14th annual Christmas Concert at a new location.

The traditional free holiday concert will be held at St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road, on Sunday, Dec. 18, beginning at 3 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served following the concert.

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