Cookies by the Pound, Candlelight Vigil, Classical Christmas Concert: Your Weekend

Here's your look at what's happening in and around Emmaus this weekend.

Each Thursday, Emmaus Patch tries to make it a little easier to plan your precious weekend time by highlighting the happenings in and around Emmaus. This week, we've reached out to the more than 1,000 friends on the Emmaus Patch Facebook Page to get a sense of what's going on in the Emmaus area this weekend. 

Here's what they had to say:

Judy Aurigemma Hoch: Old Zionsville United Church of Christ is having their annual cookie sale by the pound this Saturday beginning at 8:00 am. For information call 610-966-3601

Darlene Misselbeck: Anne of Green Gables is being performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7pm, by Players of the Stage. Tickets are free, but reservations required. A freewill offering will be taken that will go entirely to the Allentown Rescue Mission. potstickets@gmail.com 610-310-7604 playersofthestage.org

Other activities going on in and around Emmaus this weekend include:
  • Macungie Holiday Open House. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at various locations including The Macungie Institute, Kalmbach Park, Memorial Park.  
  • "Remembering Newtown: A Candlelight Vigil."On Saturday, there will be a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the 20 children and six teachers killed last year at Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut. The vigil will be held at Bethlehem City Hall Plaza at 5 p.m.  Those attending can donate an unwrapped new toy or new winter coat for a child under 12, to be given by local charities to local families in need. The event is hosted by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Organizing for Action.
  • Bach and Handel Chorale Christmas Concert. St. Paul's UCC Concert Series. Sunday, 3 p.m. St. Paul's UCC is located on the corner of Church Lane and Trexlertown Road in Trexlertown. Questions, call the church office at 610-395-4571.
  • 59th Annual Hanging of the Greens. Jordan United Church of Christ, 1837 Church Road, South Whitehall, will hold its 59th annual "Hanging of the Greens" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The event depicts the Nativity scene and story of Jesus' birth and explains the symbolism of Christmas decorations. 

Is there something going on this weekend that you think the rest of us should know about? Tell us in the comments. Have a suggestion for a future weekend planner? Email jennifer.marangos@patch.com. 


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