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EMTC presents ‘A Dame to Die For,” 7 p.m., Great Bend VFW, Main St., Great Bend. Light fare will be served. Adults/$14; Students, seniors, members/$12.
Carols by Candlelight dinner concert featuring trumpeter Chiz Rider at Montrose Bible Conference Lake Ridge Center, 675 Lake Ave., Montrose. Doors open, 6 p.m.; dinner, 6:30 p.m. Reservations required, adults/$22; 12 and under/$5. Bed & breakfast option available. Info: 570-278-1001 or www.MontroseBible.org.
Susquehanna Beekeepers meeting, 7 p.m., Claverack building, Rt. 706, Montrose. Topic: Recap of PSBA Conference from Jim & Marcia Perkins & other attendees. Info: Jim Perkins 570-967-2634 or www.susquehannabeekeeping.com.
Winter snow fun, 1 p.m., Salt Springs Park, Silver Creek Rd., Franklin Forks. Animal tracks, dazzling snow drifts, whitened landscapes. If no snow, will be held next Saturday or Sunday with snow, date TBD.
Downhome Country Christmas, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Auburn, Meshoppen area. Check Facebook page for participants.
Spaghetti and homemade meatball dinner, 4-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 65 Kilrow St., Great Bend. Adults/$8; Children 6-12/$4; 5 an under/free.
Breakfast with Santa, 8-10 a.m., Ladies Aux. Hall, Lawton. Bring the little ones to see Santa and have a picture taken, there will also be baskets to be raffled off. Hope to see you there.
Holiday nature crafts, 1 p.m., Salt Springs Park, Silver Creek Rd., Franklin Forks. Walk and gather natural treasures to create art. Bring: container for artwork (shoebox, picture frame), accessories to add, and tools (glue gun, scissors). Limited supply of tools available to share. Freewill donation. Info: www.friendsofsaltspringspark.org.
Children’s Christmas Party, 3 p.m., Clifford Fire Hall. Entertainment, soda, ice cream, hot dogs. Visit from Santa. One lucky child will win a toy from a drawing. Info: 570-222-3741. Hosted by Clifford Twp. Vol. Fire Co.
Endless Mts. Children’s Choir concert, 3 p.m., South Gibson UMC. Carols from around the world. Refreshments follow.
Snowmobile safety course, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., New Milford Rifle and Pistol Club, Franklin Hill Rd./Steam Hollow Rd., New Milford Twp. Ages 10-16 required to take course to ride on public lands. Seating limited. Info/reservations: 570 396-7227.
Meet & greet open discussion forum on Lyme Disease, 7 p.m., Hallstead/Great Bend Rod & Gun Club, 3340 Dubois St., Hallstead. All are welcome.
Organ Meditation for Advent, noon, First Presbyterian Church, 367 Church St., Montrose. Soup and bread luncheon to follow. Free. All are invited to attend.
Free meal, 3-7 p.m., Montrose United Methodist Church, 526 Church St., Montrose. Sponsored by Susq. Co. Interfaith and Montrose UMC. All are welcome.
An Evening at the Raider Café, 5-7:30 p.m., Blue Ridge school cafeteria. Art, music, poetry, more. Baked goods, coffee, tea available for purchase. Admistion/$2. Presented by Blue Ridge Music, Art and Life Skills Depts.
‘Prelude to Christmas’ music program by choirs of Friendsville St. Brigid Catholic and Little Meadows United Methodist Churches, 7 p.m., Little Meadows UMC. Community invoted to attend. Refreshments follow.
Santa pays a visit, 1-4 p.m., to Hallstead Boro Bldg., 127 Franklin Ave., Hallstead. Have photos taken with Santa, give him your wish list, enjoy cookies, donuts, cocoa, coffee.