Butler County holiday happenings
There is plenty happening in Butler County this holiday season. Here is a list of events and shopping opportunities:
Through Dec. 24: Nicolette's Holiday Open House. Gift baskets to go or to order. Holiday raffle through Christmas. Nicolette's Tailor Shop & Specialty Gifts, 109 Adams Lane, Portersville. 724-368-1100. www.NicolettesShop.com.
Through Jan. 4: Annual Holiday Show. The Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. 724-283-6922. www.aabcartcenter.com.
Saturdays and Sundays, through Dec. 22: Christmas in the Country. Crafts, decorations, Santa. Author Leigh Ann Hrutkay of Shaler will appear at the event and will sign copies of her book, “Rise and Shine, Little Child.” For All Family Farms, 328 Hoon Road, Butler. 724-822-8852. www.forallfamilyfarms.com.
Saturday and Sunday: The Celtic Tenors. Holiday harmonies. $39/reserve seating. 7:30 p.m. Strand Theater, 119 N. Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org.
Friday: Acoustic House Concert: Christmas Show by The Early Mays. Monthly acoustic concert series at the Bottlebrush Gallery, Harmony. Ticket prices vary. 7 to 10 p.m. 539 Main St., Harmony. 724-452-0539. www.bottlebrusharts.com.
Friday: Pittsburgh Philharmonic Mini-Series at Succop Theater. Holiday Pops. $15. 8 p.m. Butler County Community College, 107 College Drive, Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/theater.
Friday: “Breakfast with Santa during Brunch.” Butler Township Park Building, 468 S. Duffy Road. 10:30 a.m. to noon, $7. 724-284-5383. www.co.butler.pa.us/parks.
Friday: Christmas Home Tour. Zelienople Historical Society. 724-452-9457. www.zelienoplehistoricalsociety.com.
Friday: Third Annual B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert. Proceeds benefit VNA Inpatient Hospice. General Admission: $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Doors open 7:15 p.m. Meet and Greet Tickets with reserved seating $50, advance sale only, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Community Alliance Church, 800 Mercer Rd., Butler. 724-431-3502. www.vna.com.
Friday through Dec. 29: Christmas in the Park in Ellwood City will open nightly except for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Santa will be available for visitors at Trefoil Lodge from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, 724-652-1004.
Saturday: Julian Roso Concert. $15 presale. $20 at the door. Doors open 7 p.m. The Center of Harmony, Opera Hall, 253 Mercer St., Harmony. 724-400-6044. www.thecenterofharmony.com.
Dec. 8: Breakfast with Santa. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Runway Sports Bar & Grille, 437 W. Airport Road, Butler. 724-586-6599. www.runwaygrille.com.
Dec. 8: Tree Lighting Ceremony. Succop Theater, 250 College Drive, Butler. 724-431-3213. www.vna.com.
Dec. 8: The Broadway Boys at Slippery Rock University. Holiday and Broadway favorites. 4 p.m. Multi-purpose room of the University Union. 724-738.2018. www.SRU.edu.
Dec. 13: Underground Gallery Christmas Music Show. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Art Center, 344 S. Main St., Butler. 724-283-6922. www.aabcartcenter.com.
Dec. 14: Butler County Symphony Orchestra presents Holiday Traditions. Annual holiday concert. $20/adult; $5/student. Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Road, Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.
Dec. 15: Brunch with Santa. Highlands Golf Course. 5601 Freshcorn Road, Cranberry. 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign up at www.cranberrytownship.org/programs or 724-776-4806, ext. 1129.
Dec. 31: German New Year's Celebration. Harmony Museum. 218 Mercer St., Harmony. Free. 2 to 6 p.m. Family-friendly event. Harmony celebrates New Year's fireworks and singing of Auld Lang Syne with a pork and sauerkraut dinner, entertainment and a 5K race at 3 p.m. 724-452-7341. www.harmonymuseum.org.
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