Very Merry Corry Christmas
• A Very Merry Corry Christmas will be held Friday in downtown Corry with discounts on merchandise being offered by local businesses from 5 to 11 p.m. and a craft show from 5 to 10 p.m. at the YMCA of Corry, 906 N. Center St.
• An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be served on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the VFW in Corry. A bake sale will also be held. Proceeds from the event benefit the Trap Shooters.
Customer appreciation day
• Hillside Boutique, located inside LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital, will hold a customer appreciation day today until 7 p.m. Shoppers will have a chance to draw their own discount. There will also be raffles and refreshments.
• A women of the Moose Christmas party will be held on Monday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m. Sign-ups will be taken at the club until Friday.
Family Night at the Movies
• Family Night at the Movies will be held today at 5:30 p.m. in the media room of Corry Area Primary School. Admission and popcorn are free. Feature film will be Walt Disney's "102 Dalmatians." All are welcome to attend. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Christmas music festival
• The 36th annual Community Christmas Music Festival will be held Sunday at the First United Methodist Church, 650 Worth St., Corry. A prelude will begin at 3 p.m. and the concert will begin at 3:30 p.m. The theme of this year's performance is "Joy!"
• The First Presbyterian Church of Corry will host its annual Cookie House sale on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Treasures for Children drop-off
• Crotty Chevrolet will be collecting toys for local children through Thursday, Dec. 15. All donations will be given to the Corry Salvation Army’s Treasures for Children program. All unwrapped gifts may be dropped off at the dealership during business hours Monday through Saturday.
Holiday Home Tour
• The Three Gables Inn for Breast Cancer Holiday Home Tour will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature five Corry-area homes. Tickets will be $8 in advance at Something Special, Bloomer Flower and Gift and Whistle Stop Antiques, and $10 at the door. This year’s featured residences are Albert and Harriet Catalfu, 535 Wright St.; Jeff and Laurie Cox, 18485 Elgin Road; Aaron and Betsy Grinder, 51 W. Congress; Pat and Sue Migliaccio, 33 E. Frederick; and Bill and Jane Roche, 430 Country Club Road. A Chinese auction will also be held in conjunction with the tour at Cobblestone Inn & Suites. All proceeds from the home tour will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
• The last in the fall series of “primitive painting” classes is being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and instructor Debbie Bird on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Primitive painting involves painting on rough-cut lumber, with each finished product a work of art to treasure, or give as a gift. “Santa” is the character to be painted, with a daytime session from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and an evening session from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost for either session is $45, which includes all materials. The registration and payment deadline for either session is noon Thursday, Dec. 8. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.
Wine and paint
• The final “Wine & Paint on Canvas” class of the Corry Higher Education Council’s fall semester is being offered by instructor Debbie Bird on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. Participants will complete their “Pine & Ornaments” painting in this one session. The wine and all materials are provided in the $49 class. Registration and payment are required by noon Thursday, Dec. 8. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.