Wassail Weekend Events and more happenings…

December 6, 2012

in Entertainment,News

Fri Dec 7, 2012

10am – 11am Toddler Skate @ Union Arena
Where: at WUHS, Route 4, Woodstock

10am – 3:30pm Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum
Where: 69 Old River Road Woodstock, VT
Description: Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock, VT You’ll be welcomed to tour the festively decorated 1890 Farm House; make a historic ornament as a memento of your visit. Sunday: horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

12pm – 1pm Campbell Brothers, live music @ Pentangle
Where: Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock, Vt.
Description:When the holiday season comes around, the Wassail Weekend crowd will be treated to an evening with the Campbell Brothers, who will return to Woodstock with their “sacred steel” gospel sound on Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. This music combines the pedal steel guitar with powerful vocals for an uplifting, soul-stirring, and rocking holiday experience!

4pm – 5pm WES Sunrise Chorus
Norman Williams Library Front Steps
Description: Listen to Woodstock Elementary School sing holiday songs. A Woodstock Wassail Weekend tradition!
5pm – 7pm Christmas Visions, make crafts and visit Santa
Where: Woodstock Little Theatre, Route 4

Description: 5 PM to 7 PM Christmas Visions Donations Welcome “A Child’s Magical
Wonderland” at Woodstock Little Theatre Visit with Santa- make crafts with the Elves- have a treat in Mrs. Clause’s Kitchen.

5pm – 7pm Wassail Open House @ Woodstock History Center
Where: 26 Elm Street Woodstock, VT 05091
Description: Wassail Weekend at the Dana House Museum Come see the historic Dana House decorated for the holidays! On Friday, December 7, from 5-7 p.m.,the Woodstock Historical Society will hold an open house at the DanaHouse Museum with Celtic harp music, holiday readings, and hot cider and seasonal treats. Free

5:30pm – 6:30pm A “Thank You” Performance by The Ten
Where: Norman Williams Library Mezzanine
Description: Come hear this NYC a capella group perform to kick off your Wassail Weekend.
Free and open to all

7:30pm – 9:30pm ‘Peter Pan’, musical by Northern Stage
Where: Main Street, White River Jct.
Description: A musical based on the play by Sir James M. Barrie, Why grow up? Enter the enchanted world of Never NeverLand! Battle Captain Hook and his pirates, join the Lost Boys, and recapture the wonder of childhood.

7:30pm – 9:30pm NCCT presents, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, Rock Opera
Where: Hartford High School Theater, 37 Highland Avenue, White River Junction
Description:
North Country Community Theater (NCCT) presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Thursday, Dec. 6 – 7:30pm Friday, Dec 7 – 7:30pm Saturday, Dec 8 – 3 &7:30pm. Rock opera dramatizing the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Tickets: 603-646-6966

7:30pm – 8:30pm The Campbell Brothers: Sacred Steel Gospel, by Pentangle
Where: Woodstock Town Hall Theatre – 457-3981
Description:
Campbells Brothers Gospel Dec. 7 Pentangle Arts Council presents The Campbell Brothers: Sacred Steel Gospel for the Holidays, on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 pm at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre. For tickets and more info, call (802) 457-3981 or go to www.pentanglearts.org.

7:30pm – 9:30pm Yoh Theatre – “A New England 1919 Snow Covered HolidayVaudeville”
Where: Woodstock Union High School, Route 4, Woodstock
Description:
YohTheatre- Woodstock Union High School Tickets call 802-457-1317

8pm – 9pm Tap Dogs, Rock Theatrical Entertainment
Where: Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland
Description:
Six guys turn tap upside down in TAP DOGS, an irreverent industrial revolution of tap. A rough, tough, rocking theatrical entertainment. Winner of 11 International Awards, TAP DOGS premiered at the Sydney Theatre Festival, moved on to London and has been a howling success all across North America.

9pm – 10:20pm Teen Skate at Union Arena
Where: Union Arena, Woodstock

Sat Dec 8, 2012

9:30am – 2pm Annual Holiday House Tour: Wassail Event – Pentangle
Where: Starts at Woodstock Town Hall – 457-3981
Description:
Pentangle’s Wassail Events Pentangle Arts Council presents the following events during Wassail Weekend: 11th Annual Holiday House Tour from 9:30 am-2 pm on Dec. 8 (starts at Woodstock Town Hall);

10am – 11am A story reading, A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Where: Norman Williams Public Library Mezzanine
Description:
A Woodstock Tradition. Ham Gillett’s reading of Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales

10am – 5pm Wassail Holiday Craft Fair
Where: Masonic Temple, Woodstoc
Description: Holiday Craft Fair – Saturday, Dec 8th 10-5pm and Sunday, Dec. 9th10-3pm

10am – 3:30pm Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum
Where: 69 Old River Road Woodstock, VT
Description: Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock, VT You’ll be welcomed to tour the festively decorated 1890 Farm House; make a historic ornament as a memento of your visit. Sunday: horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

10am – 1pm WUHS French Club – Crepes Fundraiser
Where: Masonic Temple, Woodstock
Description:
Saturday, Dec 8th Woodstock High School French Club – Delicious Crepes for a Fundraiser Saturday at Masonic Temple, front lawn 10am – 5pm

12pm – 4pm Dana House “Dressed For Christmas” History Tour
Where: Woodstock History Center, Dana House, Elm Street, Woodstock
Description: Experience the Dana House Dressed For Christmas. Our interpretive staff will be available to answer your questions about Woodstock’s History Collection. Free hot cider.

1pm – 3pm City Center Ballet Presents Clara’s Dream
Where: Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH
Description: City Center Ballet presents Clara’s Dream Saturday, December 8th, 2012- 1:00 pm Saturday, December 8th, 2012 – 4:00 pm Saturday, December8th, 2012 – 7:00 pm Join City Center Ballet as it opens its 14th Season with its third annual presentation of Clara’s Dream.
Inspired by the enduring classic story The Nutcracker, Clara’s Dream is a delightful ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music.

2pm – 2:30pm Wassail Parade

Where: Woodstock Village
Description:
The 28th annual Wassail Parade, 2pm on Sat the 8th Parade of Horses and riders in traditional costume around the Green.

2:30pm – 4:15pm Christmas Visions, Make Crafts and Visit with Santa
Where: Woodstock Little Theatre, Route 4
Description:
2:30 PM to 4:15 PM Christmas Visions Woodstock’s Little Theatre Donations
Welcome “A Child’s Magical Wonderland” at Woodstock Little Theatre Visit with Santa- make crafts with the Elves- have a treat in Mrs. Clauses’ Kitchen.

2:30pm – 5pm Wassail Tea @ St. James Church Great Hall
Where: Woodstock, Vt.
Description:
Wassail Tea (New!) Saturday, December 8 Two Seatings: 2:30 pm & 4:15 pm St.
James Church Great Hall Tickets: $ Or create a package with the Holiday House Tour After the House Tour, enjoy an elegant,traditional “English tea” complete with scones, sandwiches, an assortment of sweet confections, and a special Wassail tea blend.

2:30pm – 3:30pm Yule Log Lighting and Carol Singing
Where: on the Green, Woodstock
Description: 2:30 PM Yule Log and Memory Tree Lighting FREE Join the Woodstock Rotary club for the lighting of the traditional Yule Log, Memory Tree and carol sing on The Green.

3pm – 4pm “The Ten”, performance, professional a cappella group
Where: Congregational Church, Woodstock
Description:
3:00 PM “The Ten” At the historic Congregational Church The Ten is a professional a cappella group of gentlemen from multiple generations that perform contemporary, spiritual, traditional and secular music.

3pm – 4pm Book Signing, Archer Mayor “Paradise City”
Where: Yankee Book Shop, Central St., Woodstock
Description: 3:00 PM Book Signing with Archer Mayor “Paradise City”

3pm – 5pm NCCT presents, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, Rock Opera
Where: Hartford High School Theater, 37 Highland Avenue, White River Junction
Description: North Country Community Theater (NCCT) presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Thursday, Dec. 6 – 7:30pm Friday, Dec 7 – 7:30pm Saturday, Dec 8 – 3 &7:30pm Hartford High School Theater, 37 Highland Avenue, White River Junction, VT Rock opera dramatizing the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Tickets: 603-646-6966 or online at http://www.seatyourself.biz/ncct

4pm – 6pm City Center Ballet Presents Clara’s Dream
Where: Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH
Description:
City Center Ballet presents Clara’s Dream Saturday, December 8th, 2012- 1:00pm Saturday, December 8th, 2012 – 4:00 pm Saturday, December8th, 2012 – 7:00 pm Join City Center Ballet as it opens its 14th Season with its third annual presentation of Clara’s Dream. Inspired by the enduring classic story The Nutcracker, Clara’s Dream is a delightful ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music.

4pm – 5pm Messiah Sing, annual sing-a-long
Where: Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, South Street, Woodstock
Description:
4 PM 28th Annual Woodstock Messiah Sing Donations Welcome The annual“sing-a-long” of Handel’s great oratorio features professional soloistsand musicians, and a chorus made up of audience members. Location: Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, South Street (Route 106)

5:30pm – 7:30pm Opening Art Show, ‘Fine Works in Miniature’ Holiday Show
Where: ArtisTree, Route 12, Woodstock
Description: The December calendar can fill up quickly so make sure you plan now to visit the ArtisTree Fine Works in Miniature Holiday Show that runs Dec.8 – 22. The opening reception is during Wassail Weekend on Saturday,Dec. 8, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The show offers unique gift giving ideas from local artisans. I think that is all for this week. Let’s see what happens before next week.

7pm – 9pm City Center Ballet Presents Clara’s Dream
Where: Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH
Description:
City Center Ballet presents Clara’s Dream Saturday, December 8th, 2012- 1:00pm Saturday, December 8th, 2012 – 4:00 pm Saturday, December8th, 2012 – 7:00 pm Join City Center Ballet as it opens its 14th Season with its third annual presentation of Clara’s Dream.
Inspired by the enduring classic story The Nutcracker, Clara’s Dream is a delightful ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music.

7pm – 8pm Hartland Community Arts Holiday Show, Music and Theater
Where: Damon Hall, Hartland, Vt. (802) 436-3047
Description: It’s a Wonderful Hartland Holiday: Music and Theater for the Season What:
Hartland Community Arts 2012 Holiday Show When: Saturday,December 8, at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, December 9, at 2:00 p.m. Produced by Hartland Community Arts as a gift to the greater community.

7:30pm – 9:30pm ‘Peter Pan’, musical by Northern Stage
Where: Main Street, White River Jct.
Description: A musical based on the play by Sir James M. Barrie December 5, 2012 –January 6,
2013 Why grow up? Enter the enchanted world of Never Never Land! Battle Captain Hook and his pirates, join the Lost Boys, and recapture the wonder of childhood.

7:30pm – 9:30pm NCCT presents, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, Rock Opera
Where: Hartford High School Theater, 37 Highland Avenue, White River Junction
Description:North Country Community Theater (NCCT) presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
Thursday, Dec. 6 – 7:30pm Friday, Dec 7 – 7:30pm Saturday, Dec 8 – 3 &7:30pm Rock opera dramatizing the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Tickets: 603-646-6966

Sun, Dec 9, 2012

10am – 4pm Coolidge Holiday Open House
Where: President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth
Description:
December 9: Coolidge Holiday Open House Enjoy the traditions of the season in one of Vermont’s most picturesque villages. Visit the Coolidge Birthplace, decorated as it would have been in 1872, the year the future president was born. Winter exhibits at the Museum & Education Center, Aldrich House, Plymouth Cheese Factory, and 1924Summer White House office. Old-time music, craft demonstrations, sleigh rides, lunch at the Wilder House Restaurant, special cancellation at the historic Plymouth post office, and children’s holiday activities.10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

10am – 3pm Wassail Holiday Craft Fair
Where: Masonic Temple, Woodstock
Description: Holiday Craft Fair – Saturday, Dec 8th 10-5pm and Sunday, Dec. 9th 10-3 pm

10am – 3:30pm Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum
Where: 69 Old River Road Woodstock, VT
Description: Wassail Weekend at Billings Farm & Museum Woodstock, VT You’ll be welcome to tour the festively decorated 1890 Farm House; make a historic ornament as a memento of your visit. Sunday: horse-drawn sleigh or wagon rides (weather permitting).

2pm – 3pm Hartland Community Arts Holiday Show, Music and Theater
Where: Damon Hall, Hartland, Vt. (802) 436-3047
Description:
It’s a Wonderful Hartland Holiday: Music and Theater for the Season What: Hartland Community Arts 2012 Holiday Show When:
Sunday, December 9, at 2:00 p.m. Admission: Free Donations of non-perishable food items for Food Pantry encouraged Directions: I-91to exit 9, Route 5 north 1 ½ miles to Damon Hall Information: www.hartlandcommunityarts.org

3pm – 4pm Plymouth Memory Tree Lighting
Where: Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, Plymouth
Description:
Plymouth Memory Tree Lighting Please join us for the lighting of the Plymouth Memory Tree at 3PM on December 9 at the Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site during the Coolidge Holiday Open House. Honor your loved ones by supporting the Plymouth Memory Tree
Community Fund with a gift.

3pm – 5pm VT Symphony Orchestra, Holiday Pops at Paramount Theatre
Where: 30 Center St., Rutland
Description:
VSO Holiday Pops Sun., Dec 9 @ 3pm The VSO Chorus helps ring in the season with a program that includes a Swedish carol, selections from Messiah, pieces that highlight brass and percussion, a lighthearted new work by a teenage composer, two sleigh rides, a sing-a-long, wonderful De Cormier arrangements, and a salute to Woody Guthrie. In other words, we bring you tidings of great joy!

4pm – 5pm Annual Messiah Sing – Wassail Event
Where: Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Woodstock – 457-3981
Description: Annual Messiah Sing at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, at 4 pm on Dec. 9 (free event). For tickets and more info, call (802) 457-3981or go to www.pentanglearts.org.

5pm – 7pm Yoh Players, ‘A New England 1919 Snow-Covered Vaudeville”
Where: Yoh Theatre, Woodstock Union High School, Route 4, Woodstock
Description: 5 PM “A New England 1919 Snow-covered Holiday Vaudeville” Yoh Theatre-
Woodstock Union High School Tickets call 802-457-1317

7:30pm – 9:30pm ‘Peter Pan’, musical by Northern Stage
Where: Main Street, White River Jct.
Description: A musical based on the play by Sir James M. Barrie December 5, 2012 –January 6, 2013 Why grow up? Enter the enchanted world of Never Never Land! Battle Captain Hook and his pirates, join the Lost Boys, and recapture the wonder of childhood.

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