Event Schedule

November 22, 23 & 24, 2019 Schedule

See Photographer Richard Karp’s 2019 Photo Gallery here.

These images are copyrighted. Please ask permission before using.
rikkisan.com    570.244.7131

Friday, November 22, 2019

Artisan Holiday Market    2 PM – 7 PM
YWCA at 815 West Fourth St.
Featuring a finely crafted juried shopping experience.

DuBoistown Garden Club    2 PM – 7 PM
YWCA Gymnasium, 815 West Fourth St.
Invites you to travel with them back to the simpler times of ornaments and live wreaths
http://www.duboistowngardenclub.com/index.html

Wine & Design  ~  Adult Class    6 PM – 8 PM
Paint a “Peaceful Night” at 357 Market Street, Williamsport
Discounted rate $30. Please register in advance.
570.846.0993
Tickets available at wineanddesign.com

“Williamsport’s Rich and Historic Transportation History”   6 PM
presented by:  William E. Nichols Jr.  *Trinity Episcopal Church Sanctuary, 844 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

Lighting of the Tree at Park Place   7 PM
Caroling led by The Lycoming College Faculty, Alumni & Students
Cookies and Hot Chocolate!     800 West Fourth Street

Backhouse Cafe’ Coffee & Tea
901 West Fourth Street
Evening Music 

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Homes, Churches & Museums Tour:   10 AM – 5 PM
Times may vary where noted. Tickets $20.00

Artisan Holiday Market    9 AM – 4 PM
Featuring a finely crafted juried shopping experience at the YWCA 815 W. 4th St.

DuBoistown Garden Club    2 PM – 7 PM
YWCA Gymnasium, 815 West Fourth St.
Invites you to travel with them back to the simpler times of ornaments and live wreaths
http://www.duboistowngardenclub.com/index.html

Breakfast, Lunch, and Victorian Tea    5 AM – 10 PM
Served throughout the day at restaurants and churches along the tour. See Food Around Town

Will Huffman Toy Train Expo    10 AM – 4 PM
Park Place, 800 West Fourth Street, Williamsport.  28th Annual. Donation-Adults $2.  Children free. Also at the nearby Thomas T. Taber Museum and Peter Herdic Transportation Museum.  
http://www.toytrainexpo.org

Wine & Design   9 AM – 4 PM 
357 Market Street
Kids – Walk in anytime between 9am – 4pm.              *Adults – 5pm – 7pm
$10 each 8 x 10 “holiday/winter themed painting”
*Adults please register in advance  570.846.0993
Tickets available at wineanddesign.com

Growers Market    8 AM – 1 PM
Corner of William Street and Little League Boulevard
http://williamsportgrowersmarket.com/

MUSIC ON SATURDAY
• Williamsport Music Club:   9 AM – 12 PM   Penn College Busch Academic Center (Trolley loop starting site)
• The Minor Modes Saxophone Quartet:  1 PM – 3 PM 
Penn College Bush Campus Center (Trolley loop starting site)
• Hawthorne Opera Theater:  3PM – 5 PM
  Park Place Gazebo – 800 West Fourth Street
• Homes on the Tour 
(only with tour ticket)

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Looking for a Place to Worship while visiting from Out-of-Town?…click here    

Wine & Design  ~  Adult Class    6 PM – 8 PM
357 Market Street, Williamsport
DIY Holiday Wood Pallet * Additional Cost. Please register in advance.
570.846.0993
Tickets available at wineanddesign.com

Will Huffman Toy Train Expo    Noon – 4 PM
Park Place, 800 West Fourth Street, Williamsport.  Donation-Adults $2.  Children free.
Also at the nearby Thomas T. Taber Museum and Peter Herdic Transportation Museum.

http://www.toytrainexpo.org

Complimentary (Free) Trolley

The complimentary Trolley will be available to all the tour sites   9 AM – 5 PM
Victorian Christmas 2019 Trolley Stops: Loop A & B
Start and End: Penn College Bush Campus Center, 115 College Avenue
Loop A: Would come out at light at Park and Third St. and turn right, to left on Maynard, to right on 4th, stops at:

  1. 815 West Fourth Street, YWCA & 807 West Fourth Street, Covenant Central Presbyterian Church
  2. 324 Campbell Street, Saving Grace Shelter (was Grace United Methodist Church)
  3. 1400 Walnut Street (Geoffrey & Megan Douglass’s home)
  4. 81 Marshall Court (Maurice & Mary Jo Bower’s home): (top of Campbell St. long private drive that only trolley/bus will be allowed to enter. Homeowner will also provide shuttle at Cochran school for those driving themselves).
  5. 1513 Campbell Street (Tony & Connie Phillip’s home)
  6. 830 Vallamont Drive (Joe & Barbara Reynold’s home)
  7. Five Stops in One at the Park Place Gazebo: 810 Nichols Place, Peter Herdic Transportation Museum; 844 West Fourth Street, Trinity Episcopal Church, 848 W. Fourth St, The Oxford House; and 858 West Fourth Street Thomas T. Taber Museum; 815 West Fourth St., YWCA
  8. Back to Campus Center

Loop B: Would come out at light at Park and Third St. and turn right, travel down to Mulberry (unless Basin is no longer closed for construction). Stops at:

  1. 426 Mulberry Street, Christ Episcopal Church
  2. 19 East Fourth Street, James V Brown Library
  3. 220 West Fourth Street, Community Arts Center
  4. 380 West Fourth Street, City Alliance Church
  5. 522 West Fourth Street (Bob Elion’s home)
  6. 702 West Fourth Street, St. Joseph the Worker Church & 707 West Fourth Street, Rowley House Museum
  7. Five Stops in One at the Park Place Gazebo: 810 Nichols Place, Peter Herdic Transportation Museum; 844 West Fourth Street, Trinity Episcopal Church; 848 W. Fourth St, The Oxford House; and 858 West Fourth Street Thomas T. Taber Museum; 815 West Fourth St., YWCA
  8. Back to Campus Center

• 3 Trolleys and 1 Bus will run at intervals of approximately every 30 mins.
• See the map for trolley stops (TS).

2019 Victorian Christmas Map 

Parking

• Penn College Lot by the Bush Campus Center (115 College Ave.)
• Park Place & Trinity Episcopal Church, 844 West 4th Street
• Walnut and West Edwin Street – Corner lot
• Covenant Central Presbyterian Church – Gravel Lot on Campbell Street
• Cochran Elementary School (for shuttle bus to 81 Marshall Court)

Free city street parking for Saturday, November 18th. Parking Decks are NOT free.

Public Restrooms

• Penn College Bush Campus Center (115 College Ave)
• City Alliance Church
• Monsignor William J. Fleming Parish Center
• Covenant Central Presbyterian Church
• Peter Herdic Transportation Museum

2019 Victorian Christmas Tour of Homes Brochure

Grants Awarded to Victorian Christmas

This event supported in part by a grant from the Lycoming County Travel and Tourism Initiative on behalf of the Lycoming County Visitors Bureau and the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) Project Stream.

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For Info Contact:  Peachie O’Connor 570.419.2989 or Info@Victorianchristmaspa.com