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Beaver County PA Holiday Events November 2011 (Local)

ATTENTION: This list is from November 2011. An updated list will be posted the end of October 2012. Please check my LOCAL: Beaver County, PA page for updates until a new blog post has been published. Click the button below for the October 2012 list. Thank you.

Click the button below to view all of the December 2011 events in Beaver County, PA.

For ideas on how to celebrate 11-11-11 with your kids click here

If you’re looking for a place to have some holiday family fun in Beaver County, PA this November…you’ve come to the right place! Parades, light-up nights, craft shows, model trains, and more in Western PA’s greater Pittsburgh area. Who knew there was so much to do in Beaver County?!

I’ve also added a few events that are happening in Western, PA but they’re outside of Beaver County. They might be worth the drive!

*New events that have been added since the original post on 11/11 will be in red text until the event is over. This should make it easy to scroll down the list to find new events.

Bookmark this link as I’ll be adding more events to the list as information becomes available (subscribe here).

Have you attended one of the events listed here? Please tell us about your experience in the comments section. Feel free to email pictures if you would like them featured on the blog. I hope your family has a fantastically fun-filled holiday! 🙂

(If you know of an event in Beaver County not listed here and would like to add it to this list, please email me at coolfamilyblog (at) yahoo (dot) com. Sending a website link or flier (pdf or jpeg) with more information is appreciated!)

VISIT BEAVER COUNTY, PA
BEAVER COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
VisitBeaverCounty.com
PAvisnet.com – Beaver
VisitPA.com

NOVEMBER 11, 2011

BEAVER VETERANS DAY PARADE
Friday November 11, 2011 10:30AM

NOVEMBER 12, 2011

VOLANT CHRISTMAS on MAIN STREET

Saturday November 12, 2011 10AM-7PM
Saturday November 13, 2011 10AM-5PM
Old Saint Nick officially opens the Christmas season. After hosting his annual breakfast for children, he enters Volant in grand style on a horse-drawn carriage. Join in the festivities! Strolling carolers, musicians, and more. Enjoy Christmas as it was meant to be, on an old-fashioned Main Street.
(Noel Night (Light up Night) December 2nd, 2011)

HARMONY WEIHNACHTMARKT (German Christmas Market)


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Harmony Museum, 218 Mercer Street, Harmony
Saturday, November 12, 2011 11AM-6PM
Sunday, November 13, 2011 12PM-4PM
Adults 18-59: $6, Seniors 60 and up $5, Children 6-17 $3
Traditional German-style Christmas Market. German food, music and dancing. Artisans with handmade giftware, horse drawn wagon rides and more.
Contact: 724-452-7341

NOVEMBER 13, 2011

VOLANT CHRISTMAS on MAIN STREET

Saturday November 12, 2011 10AM-7PM
Saturday November 13, 2011 10AM-5PM
Old Saint Nick officially opens the Christmas season. After hosting his annual breakfast for children, he enters Volant in grand style on a horse-drawn carriage. Join in the festivities! Strolling carolers, musicians, and more. Enjoy Christmas as it was meant to be, on an old-fashioned Main Street.
(Noel Night (Light up Night) December 2nd, 2011)

HARMONY WEIHNACHTMARKT (German Christmas Market)


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Harmony Museum, 218 Mercer Street, Harmony
Saturday, November 12, 2011 11AM-6PM
Sunday, November 13, 2011 12PM-4PM
Adults 18-59: $6, Seniors 60 and up $5, Children 6-17 $3
Traditional German-style Christmas Market. German food, music and dancing. Artisans with handmade giftware, horse drawn wagon rides and more.
Contact: 724-452-7341

NOVEMBER 18, 2011

HOLLY & IVY ART & CRAFT SHOW


Seven Oaks Country Club, 132 Lisbon Road, Beaver
Friday November 18, 2011 11AM-9PM
Saturday November 19, 2011 9AM-2PM
All welcome: $3
Quality handmade art and crafts. An elegant gift boutique with the finest quality of handmade items.
Contact: 724-728-3018 / Facebook

NOVEMBER 19, 2011

BEAVER VALLEY MALL: SANTA’S ARRIVAL Center Court

Saturday November 19, 2011 10:30AM
Join the fun as the Central Valley High School Marching Band leads Santa in a parade to his very own North Pole home in Center Court! Following the parade kids can get their photo taken with Santa and enjoy a Holiday puppet show starting at 11am

AMBRIDGE’S CHRISTMAS on MERCHANT STREET Lite-Up Nite And Parade


Merchant Street and 11th Street, Ambridge, PA 15003
Saturday November 19, 2011 2PM-9PM
All Ages Free
Parade begins at 6:30 PM with the arrival of Santa Claus
Watch the streets light up with holiday decorations that take you back in time. Visit Santa at the park with your wish list. The event features all day local store holiday specials, photos with Santa, a lighted holiday parade, hometown vendors in the park, and live entertainment throughout the day and night.
Contact: 724-266-3040 for information / www.ambridgeboro.org / Ambridge Calendar of Events

HOLLY & IVY ART & CRAFT SHOW


Seven Oaks Country Club, 132 Lisbon Road, Beaver
Friday November 18, 2011 11AM-9PM
Saturday November 19, 2011 9AM-2PM
All welcome: $3
Quality handmade art and crafts. An elegant gift boutique with the finest quality of handmade items.
Contact: 724-728-3018 / Facebook

NATURE’S BOUNTY & GREENS SALE
Beaver United Methodist Church, 345 College Avenue, Beaver
Saturday, November 19, 2011 9AM-12PM
All welcome. Fee for purchases.
Live wreaths, roping, swags, boxwood, holly, kissing balls and handmade natural materials. Purchased wreaths decorated by members.
Contact: 724-728-5856

BRIDGEWATER NIGHT OF LIGHTS

Bridge Street, Bridgewater
Saturday November 19, 2011 6PM-7:30PM / Parade at 6PM
Bridgewater Borough’s annual Light Up Night is an annual celebration to kick off the Holiday Season. Come see Bridge Street decorated in Christmas splendor as you enjoy the always enjoyable Light Up Night parade down main street. While you’re here, be sure to stop in one of our charming boutiques to pick out the perfect Christmas gift for the special ones in your life. And don’t forget to stop over at the Beaver Valley Federal Credit Union to have your picture taken with Kris Kringle himself!
Contact: 724-775-1335

HERMITAGE LIGHT PARADE
In front of Kraynaks, Hermitage
Saturday November 19, 2011 6PM


(Don’t forget that Kraynak’s Santa’s Christmasland 2011 is open 9am-9pm)

NOVEMBER 20, 2011

BEAVER COUNTY MODEL RAILROAD TRAIN SHOW & SALE
Center Stage, 1495 Old Brodhead Road, Monaca
Sunday November 20, 2011 10AM-3PM
Adults, $4, 12 years and younger free/with adult supervision.
Over 100 vendors, 50/50 raffle and great food. Enjoy operating train layouts and scales from Z to G. Tours of the club in Monaca available.

NOVEMBER 25, 2011

BEAVER FALLS LIGHTED CHRISTMAS PARADE

7th Avenue, Beaver Falls
Friday, November 25, 2011 7PM
Lighted parade featuring floats, fire trucks, antique and classic cars. Trophies awarded. Contact: 724-709-338

SANTALAND
Immediately following the 23rd Annual Beaver Falls Lighted Christmas Parade. Children can make FREE crafts and receive a FREE gift from Santa Claus.

BEAVER LIGHT-UP FESTIVAL

Beaver Main Street
Friday November 25, 2011 6PM-9PM
6PM Parade 7PM Streets light-up 9PM Fireworks
Children visit with Santa as the streets light up to welcome the Christmas season. Horse-drawn carriage rides and carolers. Hot cider, hot chocolate and cookies. Holiday Postcard Scavanger Hunt and Raffle, FREE Rides: Carriage Rides, Sleigh Rides, Train Rides, and Wagon Rides Christmas Parade, Ceremonial Lighting of Trees, FREE Pictures with Santa Claus, Zambelli Fireworks Display
Beaver, PA

22nd ANNUAL BEAVER COUNTY FESTIVAL OF TREES

Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca
Friday November 25, 2011 10AM-9PM
Saturday November 26, 2011 10AM-9PM
Sunday November 27, 2011 11AM-6PM
(12/02, 12/03, 12/04)
Ages 13-62, $4; seniors 63 and older $3; 6- 12 years old $1; ages 5 and under free
Walk into a Winter Wonderland featuring the Spirit of Christmas. A wide variety of creatively designed Christmas trees displayed each with a different theme and wreaths. Visit the Kid’s Corner, the Candy Lane gift shop and enjoy the model train display. All proceeds benefit the Valentine Dream Fund for Kids and Search, Rescue and Recovery for Missing Children and Adults.

SANTA TROLLEY
November 25, 26, 27, 2011 10AM-5PM
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2011 10AM-5PM
Admission: $9 Adults / $8 Seniors (62+) / $6 for Children ages 3-15, under age 3 free / $35 Family rate (2 adults and 4 kids)
Children meet Santa on the trolley while parents and grandparents enjoy caroling and the scenic ride. Visitors are also treated to the annual PTM Lionel toy train layout and the Yuletide Shuttle with our popular Mr. Conductor.

NOVEMBER 26, 2011

22nd ANNUAL BEAVER COUNTY FESTIVAL OF TREES

Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca
Friday November 25, 2011 10AM-9PM
Saturday November 26, 2011 10AM-9PM
Sunday November 27, 2011 11AM-6PM
(12/02, 12/03, 12/04)
Ages 13-62, $4; seniors 63 and older $3; 6- 12 years old $1; ages 5 and under free
Walk into a Winter Wonderland featuring the Spirit of Christmas. A wide variety of creatively designed Christmas trees displayed each with a different theme and wreaths. Visit the Kid’s Corner, the Candy Lane gift shop and enjoy the model train display. All proceeds benefit the Valentine Dream Fund for Kids and Search, Rescue and Recovery for Missing Children and Adults.

5K RACE FOR HISTORY-RUN/WALK
Old Economy Village, Visitors Center, 270 16th Street, Ambridge
Saturday, November 26, 2011 8AM-10AM
$30 / Call 724-266-4500 ext 101 for further information

CHRISTMAS MODEL TRAIN DISPLAY
Greersburg Academy, 304 Market Street, Darlington
Saturday November 26, 2011 10AM-5PM
Sunday November 27, 2011 12PM-5PM
All welcome/free
Fourteen trains of various sizes are operated on multiple tracks in a variety of settings. Refreshments are served and the Academy is open for tours. Visit the McCall Industrial Museum and visit Santa at the Log cabin on Dec. 10th. Contact: 724-827-2855 Darlington Borough

BEAVER COUNTY MODEL TRAIN OPEN HOUSE
Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca
Saturday, November 26, 2011 12PM-5PM
Sunday, November 27, 2011 12PM-5PM
All ages/donations
HO Scale Model Train display of Beaver County Contact: 724-775-8023

OHIO VALLEY HOLIDAY MODEL RAILROAD SHOW
Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad Library & Museum
1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge
Saturday November 26, 2011 12PM-5PM
Sunday November 27, 2011 12PM-5PM
All ages. Adults, $5; 6-12 years of age, $1; age 6 and under free
The 50’ x 50’ display is set in the early fall of the 1950’s and 60’s. The more than 400 ft. HO gauge, mainline track is operated by digital command control. Ask about, “The Trains for Kids Program.” Call 724-266-4787

MONACA CHRISTKINDLEMARKET

Former CJ Mangin School, located at the corner of Indiana Avenue and 10th St, Monaca, PA
Saturday November 26, 2011 10AM-8PM
Sunday, November 27, 2011 10AM-8PM
This event will open in conjunction with Monaca’s Hometown Christmas event which features entertainment, horse and buggy rides, a Christmas parade, and lighting of the borough’s plaza and parks. A visit from Kris Kringle isn’t out of the question! Monaca’s Christkindlmarkt will be patterned after the traditional German and Austrian Markets but with more convenience for our vendors and shoppers. The event will be held indoors within an easy 2-3 block stroll from the main business district’s festivities.

TRAX FARMS LIGHT UP NIGHT
Saturday November 26, 2011 5PM-8PM (Santa Arrives at 5:30pm)
FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy special discounts, live music, try samples, take fun family photos at Christmas displays, meet Santa & participate in many other fun, festive activities as we light our big tree! Test your Christmas knowledge with our Christmas Trivia for a chance to win a $100, $75 or $50 Gift Card. Santa arrives at 5:30pm.

SANTA TROLLEY
November 25, 26, 27, 2011 10AM-5PM
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2011 10AM-5PM
Admission: $9 Adults / $8 Seniors (62+) / $6 for Children ages 3-15, under age 3 free / $35 Family rate (2 adults and 4 kids)
Children meet Santa on the trolley while parents and grandparents enjoy caroling and the scenic ride. Visitors are also treated to the annual PTM Lionel toy train layout and the Yuletide Shuttle with our popular Mr. Conductor.

NOVEMBER 27, 2011

22nd ANNUAL BEAVER COUNTY FESTIVAL OF TREES

Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca
Friday November 25, 2011 10AM-9PM
Saturday November 26, 2011 10AM-9PM
Sunday November 27, 2011 11AM-6PM
(12/02, 12/03, 12/04)
Ages 13-62, $4; seniors 63 and older $3; 6- 12 years old $1; ages 5 and under free
Walk into a Winter Wonderland featuring the Spirit of Christmas. A wide variety of creatively designed Christmas trees displayed each with a different theme and wreaths. Visit the Kid’s Corner, the Candy Lane gift shop and enjoy the model train display. All proceeds benefit the Valentine Dream Fund for Kids and Search, Rescue and Recovery for Missing Children and Adults.

BEAVER COUNTY MODEL TRAIN OPEN HOUSE
Beaver County Model Railroad and Historical Society, 416 6th Street, Monaca
Saturday, November 26, 2011 12PM-5PM
Sunday, November 27, 2011 12PM-5PM
All ages/donations
HO Scale Model Train display of Beaver County Contact: 724-775-8023

OHIO VALLEY HOLIDAY MODEL RAILROAD SHOW
Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad Library & Museum
1225 Merchant Street, Ambridge
Saturday November 26, 2011 12PM-5PM
Sunday November 27, 2011 12PM-5PM
All ages. Adults, $5; 6-12 years of age, $1; age 6 and under free
The 50’ x 50’ display is set in the early fall of the 1950’s and 60’s. The more than 400 ft. HO gauge, mainline track is operated by digital command control. Ask about, “The Trains for Kids Program.” Call 724-266-4787

MONACA CHRISTKINDLEMARKET
Former CJ Mangin School, located at the corner of Indiana Avenue and 10th St, Monaca, PA
Saturday November 26, 2011 10AM-8PM
Sunday, November 27, 2011 10AM-8PM
This event will open in conjunction with Monaca’s Hometown Christmas event which features entertainment, horse and buggy rides, a Christmas parade, and lighting of the borough’s plaza and parks. A visit from Kris Kringle isn’t out of the question! Monaca’s Christkindlmarkt will be patterned after the traditional German and Austrian Markets but with more convenience for our vendors and shoppers. The event will be held indoors within an easy 2-3 block stroll from the main business district’s festivities.

SANTA TROLLEY
November 25, 26, 27, 2011 10AM-5PM
December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2011 10AM-5PM
Admission: $9 Adults / $8 Seniors (62+) / $6 for Children ages 3-15, under age 3 free / $35 Family rate (2 adults and 4 kids)
Children meet Santa on the trolley while parents and grandparents enjoy caroling and the scenic ride. Visitors are also treated to the annual PTM Lionel toy train layout and the Yuletide Shuttle with our popular Mr. Conductor.

NOVEMBER 30, 2011

HOLLY DAY
Beaver Valley Golf Club, 725 6th Avenue, Patterson Heights
Wednesday November 30, 2011 6:30PM
Ring in the holiday season with music and exquisite cuisine prepared by the Community College of Beaver County Culinary Arts chefs. Festivities include an amazing silent auction, unique holiday wreaths and decorations. Call 724-480-3561 for ticket information

THE CHRISTMAS SHOP
Wednesday November 16, 2011 through Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Center for Creative Arts Expression, 1217 7th Avenue, Beaver Falls PA 15010
The Christmas Shoppe will be housed in the Center for Creative Arts Expression on the main street of Beaver Falls. This year, we also host “SantaLand” after the light parade (11/25), so many extra customers will be coming through the Shoppe.

MALL SANTAS

BEAVER VALLEY MALL: SANTA’S ARRIVAL Center Court
Saturday November 19, 2011 10:30AM
Join the fun as the Central Valley High School Marching Band leads Santa in a parade to his very own North Pole home in Center Court! Following the parade kids can get their photo taken with Santa and enjoy a Holiday puppet show starting at 11am

PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA
11/21/11 – 12/12/11
Mondays at 6pm until Santa set closes
Pet Photos with Santa
All pets must be on a leash, in a carrier, or held by the owner at all times.
Owners must sign a release prior to visiting Santa and are responsible for
pets at all times. Please use mall entrance by DCI.

CHRISTMAS TREE FARMS

SIMMONS FARM – Christmas Tree Sales
Christmas Tree sales start November 19, 2011
We offer a large selection of Christmas trees available from table top trees up to 14ft tall trees. All trees can be found at both of our locations Rt. 19 and the on Farm Market.

SOERGELS – Christmas Trees
November 25, 2011 Christmas Trees arrive

REILLY’S SUMMERSEAT FARM – CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY
At Reilly’s Summer Seat Farm in Pittsburgh PA (412-364-8270)
Wednesday November 23, 2011: The Christmas Tree Lot opens
Friday November 25, 3011: Christmas Season & Christmas in the Country begins
December 1-24, 2011 Christmas in the Country
Holidays present the perfect time to bring us together with loved ones, and remind us what is really important. Come visit, step back away from your hectic surroundings, and experience Christmas in the Country at Reilly’s. You’ll find special memories that will last a lifetime. Click the link above for more info on weekend holiday happenings during December.

HOZAK FARMS – Cut Your Own Christmas Trees
Beginning Friday November 25, 2011 through December 23, 2011 10AM-Dark
Bring the family out for a hayride to cut your own tree. Everyday 10:00 to dark. Everyday from Nov. 25th through December 23rd. Choose a tree from our fresh pre-cut lot. Our tree lot is located in front of the Christmas Barn. It is open everyday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. After cutting your tree, come inside the Christmas Barn to warm up with hot cocoa, hot spiced cider, home baked pies & home made fudge from Littell’s Fudge. On weekends we cook our famous hot dogs & kielbassi. Over 30 trees decorated with beautiful & unique ornaments. November 25 thru December 23 open everyday 10:00 to 8:00.

PORT FARMS CHRISTMAS EVENTS
November 25, 2011 to December 23, 2011
As we get closer to the holiday season, please check our web site for dates, times, activities and scheduled events for the Port Farm 2011 Christmas celebration! Our holiday season celebration begins the day after Thanksgiving and continues until December 23rd. Choose and cut your own Christmas tree and allow time for your family to enjoy our Cookie Factory, Elves’ Workshop, Wee Cozy Cottage and more. Holiday craft workshops, sing-a-longs and other festive, fun programs top off the many reasons to make us a part of your holiday plans.

KRAYNAK’S SANTA’S CHRISTMASLAND 2011
Kraynak’s Hermitage, PA

Have you attended one of the events listed here? Please tell us about your experience in the comments section.

Feel free to email pictures if you would like them featured on the blog. I hope your family has a fantastically fun-filled fall! 🙂

(If you know of an event in Beaver County not listed here and would like to add it to this list, please email me at coolfamilyblog (at) yahoo (dot) com. Sending an website link or flier (pdf or jpeg) with more information is appreciated!)

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