The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 23-24: Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week will be held at Pleasant Community Church, 673 Pleasant Dr, Warren, the week of Nov. 18-24. For more information, call 723-7730.
November 23: Holiday Treasure Sale at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a bake sale, silent auction, and Santa will make a visit.
November 23: Winter Wonderland Craft Show, sponsored by Youngsville Fireman’s Auxiliary, Youngsville Fire Hall, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 108 tables, food available, Chinese Auction. Free admission. For information, call 563-4042.
November 27: Blood Drive at the Rouse, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blood drive at the Rouse Home to fill a critical holiday need. Free Red Cross shirts while supplies last.
November 29-December 1: A Christmas Spectacular at Struthers Library Theatre. Molly Dies’ Dance Express. A high-kicking, heart-warming, hometown Christmas musical; full of singing, dancing, and a Christmas storyline; www.StruthersLibraryTheatre.com or (814) 723-7231 for details.
November 30: Scandia Vol. Fire dept., 5950 Scandia Road, Russell. Turkey party, doors open at 6 p.m. Party starts at 7 p.m.; $3 donation at the door and prizes are guns, meats, and cash.
November 30: Hometown Christmas Celebration, 4 to 7 p.m. Join R.OA.R, in conjunction with the Pine Grove Lioness Club & the Russell United Methodist Church, for A Hometown Christmas; Larimer Park, Russell UMC.
December 4: December 4, Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., at Youngsville Public Library. December’s Theme is “Winter Wonderment.” Enjoy stories, games, and songs, with a free snack, too! Free, no pre-registration required, and open to all ages. Story Hour is the first Wednesday each month. Next dates: January 8, February 6.
December 6: SLT Academy performance at Struthers Library Theatre. The rising stars of Warren present a variety of live musical theatre. www.StruthersLibraryTheatre.com, Theatre Office, or (814) 723-7231 for details.
December 6: Victorian Christmas & Horse-Drawn Trolley Tours, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Historical Society. First-come, first-serve. Advanced purchase recommended. www.warrenhistory.org
December 7: LeAnn Rimes at Struthers Library Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets at www.StruthersLibraryTheatre.com, Theatre Office, or (814) 723-7231.
December 8: Silver Winds Flute Choir presents A Patchwork of Seasons. This free concert begins at 2 p.m. Sunday at the 1st United Methodist Church, 200 Market St Warren. Donations are accepted.
December 8: The Grace United Methodist Church Choir presents its annual Christmas concert: “Because of Love,” 3:40 p.m.
December 9: 4:30 p.m. After School with Mrs. Claus, Warren Public Library Children’s Department. Holiday stories, songs, crafts, treats. Preregistration appreciated. Leave a message for Children’s staff at (814) 723-4650.
December 13: “It’s a Sugar Grove Christmas”, Sugar Grove Santa arrives at 5 p.m. by Sugar Grove Fire Truck to the Town Park, hayrides, Business give, aways, music, displays, and Fireworks, ending at 7 p.m.