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The Roulette Township Recycling Center is open noon-4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Closed Wednesday.

The Roulette Township Library is open 10a-1p, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.


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December 6-8

The 36th Annual Dickens of a Christmas is this weekend in Wellsboro.

On Saturday, there will be 216 Dickens artists, craftsmen and food vendors, both indoors and outdoors. The business section of Wellsboro’s Main Street and two side streets, closed to motorized vehicles, will magically transform into an outdoor Victorian marketplace with 100 artisans offering delightful wares for holiday gift giving or to keep and 35 food vendors with delectable fare to eat or to give as gifts.

December 8

Santa Claus will be flying in at 11:00 am.  to the Bradford Regional Airport.Each attending family will receive one numbered ticket. The number on the ticket will be your place in the Santa/photo line. Once again everyone will be invited outside to watch Santa arrive via airplane.Every family will once again receive a complimentary 5*7 photo with Santa as a gift from the airport.Children will receive cookies and cocoa while coffee will be available for purchase throughout the morning.Mrs. Claus will be joining us this year and reading stories outside in her special heated tent.

December 8

The Roulette Township Library will host a story/craft/songs event, Activities will be divided by age group. Ages infant to two years will meet from 1-2p; ages 3-5 from 2-3p and ages 6-10 from 3-4p. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

December 8

The second annual “Birthday Shower for Jesus” will be held at the Riverside United Methodist Church in Roulette @ 2p. The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Fishing Creek, Riverside and Port Allegany to provide baby items for the Maternity Closet sponsored by St. Gabriel’s Church in Port Allegany. A light lunch will be served. RSVP to Maxine Morey at ternmaxi@verizon.net 544-7786 or Susan at susanspirithouse@gmail.com, 642-7940

December 6

Santa will arrive by fire truck at the Coudersport town square at 6:15 There will be hot cocoa and cookies event sponsored by chamber of commerce

December 7

Annual Craft show at the Roulette Fire Hall 9-4 bake sale, chinese auction 50/50 raffle, grocery basket raffle, vendors kitchen open

December 7

The Candy Cane Lane Festival with crafts, baked goods, vendors and more will be held at Oswayo Valley Elementary School of Shinglehouse, from 11am-4pm.  For all the details call 814-697-7355.

December 7

The 12th  annual Christmas bazaar will be held at the Port Allegany Evangelical Covenant Church from 9a-4p. Homemade soups, pies, baked goods, crafts  hand made ware and jewelry,

Kinzua Bridge State Park

December 7 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Stop by the Visitor Center Classroom, learn about our feeder birds and make a pine cone bird feeder to take home!

Dickens of a Christmas  2019 Schedule of Events Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

Friday, December 6

All Day

Area Merchants Sales & Discounts

All Day

Department 56 Dickens Village Display

            Deane Center Windows

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Indoor Book Sale        

Green Free Library

3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Indoor Craft Show

United Methodist Church

3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Indoor Craft Show, Food

Wellsboro Active Living Center

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Dickens of a Dinner

Trinity Lutheran Church

7:15 p.m.

Movie: “The Man Who Invented Christmas”

Arcadia Theater

7:30 p.m.

Dickens of a Concert

St. Peter’s Catholic Church

 

Saturday, December 7

All Day

Area Merchants Sales & Discounts

All Day

Department 56 Dickens Village Display

            Deane Center Windows

 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Indoor Craft Show, Food

Wellsboro Active Living Center

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Indoor Craft Show

United Methodist Church

9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

Open House & Refreshments

Tioga County Historical Society

Robinson House Museum

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Model Train Show, Cookie Sale

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

            Street Vendors, Musicians & Performers

            Outdoors on Downtown Streets

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Indoor/Outdoor Craft Show, Food

Wellsboro Fireman’s Annex

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

         Professional Dickens Portraits

            October Rain Photography Studio

19 Crafton Street

9:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Trolley Rides to  

Highland Chocolates Factory Tours

First Citizens Community Bank

9:30 a.m.

Wellsboro High Dickens Choir

Arcadia Theater

10:00 a.m.

Victorian Stroll

Meet at Deane Center Outdoor Stage

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Best Dressed Contest Registration

Deane Center Lobby

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Alternative Giving Christmas Fair

Refreshments & Music

First Presbyterian Church

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Open House & Refreshments

Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

            Lunch, Church Tours, Thrift Shop

            St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Live Music & Refreshments

United Methodist Church

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Indoor Book Sale

Green Free Library

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Open House, Tours & Refreshments

Goodhart’s Inn

49 Central Avenue

10:30 a.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

Deane Center Coolidge Theatre

10:30 a.m.

Movie: “The Man Who Invented Christmas”

Arcadia Theater

11:00 a.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

Warehouse Theatre

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Open House & Refreshments

Green Free Library

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Regional Art Exhibit & Refreshments

Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center

12:30 p.m.

Movie: “The Man Who Invented Christmas”

Arcadia Theater

1:00 p.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

Warehouse Theatre

1:00 p.m.

Dickens Best Dressed Contest Judging

Deane Center Outdoor Stage

1:30 p.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

Deane Center Coolidge Theatre

2:00 p.m.

Victorian Stroll

Meet at Deane Center Outdoor Stage

2:30 p.m.

Movie: “The Man Who Invented Christmas”

Arcadia Theater

3:00 p.m.

Wellsboro Men’s Chorus

Arcadia Theater

3:20 p.m.

   Wellsboro Women’s Chorus

Arcadia Theater

3:30 p.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

Deane Center Coolidge Theatre

3:40 p.m.

Combined Chorus Sing-along

Arcadia Theater

4:00 p.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

Warehouse Theatre

4:00 p.m.

Choral Evensong Service

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

5:00 p.m.

Candlelight Walk for Peace

Packer Park to The Green

5:30 p.m.

Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa

The Green

 

Sunday, December 8

All Day

Department 56 Dickens Village Display

            Deane Center Window

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Open House, Tours & Refreshments

Goodhart’s Inn

49 Central Avenue

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Regional Art Exhibit

Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center

2:15 p.m.

Movie: “The Man Who Invented Christmas”

Arcadia Theater

2:30 p.m.

HG Productions

“A Christmas Carol”

         Warehouse Theatre

 

For a finalized schedule & map of events, ATMs, parking and restroom facilities, visit www.wellsboropa.com or local restaurants, motels and shops or call 570-724-1926.

For Wellsboro’s Dickens of a Christmas celebration, streets will be closed to traffic and parking this Saturday, Dec. 7. Free parking will be available at other locations as well as parking for a fee. Also offered is a free shuttle service into and out of Wellsboro. There is also a designated emergency route for ambulances.

 

Streets closed

Starting at 8 a.m. and continuing through 4 p.m. this Saturday, the following streets will be closed: Main Street from the East Avenue traffic light to the Central Avenue traffic light and Crafton and Waln streets from Pearl Street to Water Street.

 

Overnight Parking

By 6 a.m. Saturday morning, all vehicles must be removed from Main, Crafton and Waln streets. Those planning to park overnight in one of the areas that will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, should make other parking arrangements. Those who don’t, risk having their vehicles towed at their expense.

 

Free parking

Wellsboro Borough is allowing free parking at all metered spots within the community this Saturday. Those parking at meters at Wellsboro’s municipal parking lots on Water Street and Pearl Street will not be ticketed during the celebration; however, the Wellsboro Police Department will strictly enforce all other parking restrictions.

 

Free parking will also be available at the following locations: the Tioga County Commissioners parking lot at the Tioga County Courthouse, Main Street, Wellsboro; at the Wellsboro Borough municipal parking lots on Water and Pearl streets as well as at the parking lot behind the Wellsboro Active Living Center next to Packer Park on Queen Street.

 

Parking for a fee

Parking for a small fee to benefit local, nonprofit groups will be available at locations throughout the community.

 

Free Shuttle Services

There will be free shuttle services to downtown Dickens festivities. Buses will operate continuously between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. to shuttle visitors to downtown Wellsboro from the Wellsboro Plaza on Route 6 (East Avenue) and from the Wellsboro High School on Nichols Street. During those times, shuttles will also transport visitors back to the Wellsboro Plaza and to Wellsboro High School.

Emergency Route

Walnut Street has been designated an “Emergency Route” for ambulances traveling to Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department on Dickens weekend. No parking will be permitted along the Emergency Route.

 

FMI

For more information, call the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce at 570-724-1926.

 

December 11

The Port Allegany Ministerium will have a noon Advent Luncheon at the Port Allegany United Methodist Church. Garen Smith will be the speaker. Lunch will be prepared by the Alliance and Baptist Churches.

December 11

The Port Allegany Ministerium will have a  noon  Advent Luncheon at the Port Allegany United Methodist Church. Garen Smith will be the speaker. Lunch will be prepared by the Alliance and Baptist Churches.

December 11

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the Roulette fire hall 5:30-7:00 pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage/bacon oj hot chocolate coffee 0-5 free 6 & up, $5

December 18

The Port Allegany Ministerium will have a  noon  Advent Luncheon at the Port Allegany United Methodist Church. Alan Long will be the speaker. Lunch will be prepared by St. Gabriel’s and the Methodist Churches.