Schedule of events released
Here is the schedule for Sugar Plum Days:
Dec. 8 and 9
• 6 to 9 p.m. — Presbyterian Church of Plum Creek, 550 Center New Texas Road — Living Nativity. Suggested donation is $2 per person for ages 10 and older. The maximum charge is $10.
• 7 p.m. — Plum High School auditorium, 900 Elicker Road — The music department of Plum High School presents holiday favorites.
• 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Plum Senior Community Center, 499 Center New Texas Road — Join the Plum Borough Education Association and the Plum Senior Community Center for the Sugar Plum Days kickoff. Events will include a Kids' Christmas Karaoke and Sing-A-Long, crafts and ornaments for children, a visit from Santa Claus at 7 p.m. and refreshments.
• 7 to 7:30 p.m. — The new Pittsburgh East Theater — KidzSTUF!, a multimedia production focused on the “Big Idea” of Compassion; caring enough to do something about someone else's need. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cookies will be served, and children will receive treat bags.
• 6 to 9 p.m. — Renton Volunteer Fire Department, 222 Renton Ave. — Sleigh rides, bonfire and refreshments.
• 7 to 10 p.m. — Carpenter Log House — Refreshments and musical entertainment.
• 7 to 10 p.m. — Plum Borough Building — Train displays with face painting and crafts for children. Vote for your favorite gingerbread house sponsored by Colleen Prokopik and the Plum High School advanced foods class. Visit with Santa; Plum Elementary School Coloring Contest display. Train displays from John Hedeen, TRAIN-trak and the Wehrle family.
• 7 to 9 p.m. — East Suburban YMCA, Route 286 — YMCA Little Learners Child Care, YMCA School of Dance and the Adlai Singers. Refreshments will be served.
• 6 to 10 p.m. — Dojonovic Disney Christmas Display.
• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Unity Volunteer Fire Department, 340 Old Leechburg Road — Lunch with Santa Claus. The cost is $5 per child. Call 412-793-4411 to register.
• 1 to 5 p.m. — Plum Borough Community Library, 445 Center New Texas Road — Craft activities for children and teens; puppet show at 2, 2:45 and 3:30 p.m.; and holiday quick bread tasting for adults (recipes will be available). Children's activities will end at 4 p.m.
• 1 to 5 p.m. — Carpenter Log House — Children's crafts and Santa Claus.
• 1 to 6 p.m. — Plum Borough Building — Train displays by the Hedeen and Wehrle families and by T.R.A.I.NTrak; and face painting and crafts for children. Vote for your favorite gingerbread house sponsored by Colleen Prokopik and the Plum High School advanced foods class. Visit with Santa; and Plum Elementary School Coloring Contest display.
• 6 to 8 p.m. – Dojonovic Disney Christmas display
• 7:30 p.m. — Christ Lutheran Church, Route 286, Murrysville — The church will host the Kiski Area Community Band performing its annual holiday concert. Donations will be taken to benefit the Plum Food Pantry.
• The Carpenter Log House is located on Pierson Run Road; the Plum Borough Building is at 4575 New Texas Road; the Dojonovic Disney Christmas Display is on Fiesta Drive.
• Transportation for Sugar Plum Days: School bus round trips will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 15 from the Carpenter Log House, Plum Borough Community Library, Plum Senior Community Center and the Plum Borough Building.
• Sugar Plum Passport Program: Children can participate in the awards program on the schedule. The Sugar Plum Days Passport can be picked up at any participating site. It can be punched at each site visited from Dec. 7 to 17. Each child with a passport that has five or more punches is eligible to win one of several prizes. Details are on the passports. Deposit the punched passports at the Carpenter Log House until 5 p.m. and the Plum Borough Building until 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17.
• All inquiries regarding Sugar Plum Days should be directed to Charlene Hrivnak at 724-325-2794.