Dickens of a Christmas
Written by: Emily Shaffer on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
🎩✨ Step into a Dickensian Wonderland: Wellsboro’s Dickens of a Christmas! ✨🎩
‘Tis the season to transport yourself to a bygone era, and what better place to do it than Wellsboro, PA? On the first Saturday in December, Main Street, adorned with the warm glow of gas-lit lamps, magically sheds modernity to embrace a charming tradition – Dickens of a Christmas!
🎁 Handcrafted Treasures: Imagine strolling down streets filled with vendors and local artisans, all offering handcrafted delights. From delectable food to one-of-a-kind goods, every item here is made with love and creativity. Even the attendees don their best period attire, adding an authentic touch to the experience!
🎵 Musical Delights: The merry atmosphere is enhanced by local music groups, including the Mens’ and Womens’ Chorus Groups, serenading you with holiday melodies. But the star of the show? “A Christmas Carol” by Hamilton Gibson Productions, a timeless tale performed multiple times throughout the day.
🍽️ Warm Up with Local Flavors: When the cold nips at your nose, local churches offer scrumptious luncheons to warm your spirit. Savor the flavors, and take a break from the chilly festivities.
🌟 Community Magic: As the sun begins to set, gather for the Peace Walk from Packer Park at 5:00 p.m. It’s a heartwarming procession up Main Street, leading to the Green, where the community Christmas tree lights up the night at 5:30. Join the carol sing-along and bask in the warmth of togetherness.
For the full schedule of events, visit the Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce’s website. But here’s a tip: Act Fast! Vendors often run out of stock in the twinkling of an eye. Secure your stay in Wellsboro early to ensure you don’t miss a moment of this enchanting holiday tradition!
Don’t let Dickens of a Christmas slip through your fingers. Make your plans, and be part of a yuletide celebration that’ll transport you to the heart of a Dickens novel! 🎄❄️