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December 6th

Ice Sculptures 

Sunday, all day; Penn Eben Park

An outstanding display of carved ice sculptures will be located in Penn Eben Park. Enjoy the ice block throne for a memorable photo op. During Dickens of a Christmas, ice is just the tip if the iceberg.


Veterans Support Breakfast

Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Ebensburg VFW Post 4963

Open to the public! Come out and enjoy a delicious breakfast while supporting your local veterans at the Ebensburg VFW Post 4963. Breakfast will include your choose of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and home fries. Cost is TBD.

Dickens Drop-N-Shop

Sunday, 1:00 p.m-4:00 p.m.; Young People's Community Center


Here’s the problem: You want to go shopping to score bargains with society's masses,  but the kids don't have any interest in sharing this "fun event" with you.  The little urchins need something to do while you help Santa prepare for Christmas.

What if you could drop the kids - aged 5 years to 10 years old - off at a fun, entertaining place like the Young Peoples Community Center for three hours, while you enjoy shopping, whine-free? During The Dickens’s Drop-N-Shop event, kids are invited to participate in activities including Christmas games, arts and crafts, a pizza party, and a movie.  Everyone's happy!

The YPCC will be available Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for the Dickens’s Drop-N-Shop event.

Crystal Holiday Open House

Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Ebensburg Municipal Building Community Room

This "Cash & Carry" crystal jewelry sale is open to everyone! Come and shop the sale table and check out the holiday gift specials. Enjoy samplings from Country Sisters Gift Shoppe. Bring a donation of either a women's t-shirt, sweatshirt/pants, or socks and receive a FREE pair of earrings or a ring. For more information, visit The Crystal Group on Facebook.


The Cumberland Theater Presents

"Every Christmas Story Ever Told"

Sunday, 2:00 p.m.; Saint Francis University JFK Auditorium

Presented by The Cumberland Theater, directed by Don Whisted, starring Daniel Atwood & Rhett Wolford. Three actors set out to perform a beloved holiday classic by Charles Dickens, but instead of performing A Christmas Carol for the umpteenth time, they decide to perform every Christmas story ever told and then some.  You will hear slightly twisted tellings of Christmas traditions from around the world and no seasonal icon, local figure, or anyone in topical pop-culture is safe.  You will even hear a rendition of every carol ever sung!  In this fast-paced madcap romp through the holidays, the actors will transform themselves into over a dozen characters each!  You are sure to love this hilarious, irreverent, and sometimes poignant telling of “Every Christmas Story Ever Told.”  To reserve your tickets, call 814-471-1182.

Admission: $10 Adults/$5 Students

Dickens Dessert Theater -

"Mr. Scrooge Comes to Ebensburg"

Sunday, 6:30 p.m.; Grace Church, 223 N. West Street


We are familiar with Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol. What would it look like if Mr Scrooge came to Ebensburg?  We invite you to join us for an original drama called MR SCROOGE COMES TO EBENSBURG at Grace Church, 223 N. West St in Ebensburg on Sunday night Dec 6th at 6:30 pm. It will be a fun “Dickens of a Night”. The church will also be serving desserts and drinks at the intermission. The cost for the theater presentation and the dessert is $5 per person. You can send your reservation with a check to Grace Church Dessert Theater, 223 N. West St, Ebensburg, PA 15931 or you stop at the church any Wednesday evening from 6:30 – 8 pm. For more information you can call 814-472-7864. Seating is limited to the first 100 people.



"...and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.  May that be truly said of us!  And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God Bless Us, Every One!"

                                            Charles Dickens


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