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Butler County Events
November 9 - 21, 2015

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Nov. 9: The Incredible Disappearing Bat. Bats are facing a new threat. A disease called "white-nose syndrome" has caused die-offs of many hibernating bats in Pennsylvania and throughout the east. Collin Shephard, Forest Ecologist with the Allegheny National Forest, will share her expertise with us in an entertaining and informative program. 7-9 PM. Jennings Environmental Education Center, 2951 Prospect Rd., Slippery Rock. 814-732-0258. www.bartramianaudubon.org.

Nov. 11: Butler Veterans Day Parade. 10:30 AM start. Main St., Butler. 724-287-4781.

*Nov. 13-15: Mary Poppins by Sing Hosanna. Succop Theater, BC3 Main Campus, 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. bc3.edu/succop-theater.

*Nov. 14-15: Harmony Museum’s annual WeihnachtsMarkt (Christmas Market). Juried regional artisans and other vendors present a marketplace in the tradition of Germany’s famed Christmas markets, with quality artwork and handcrafted goods as well as German and other European imports. Harmony is at I-79 exits 87-88 about 10 miles north of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. 724-452-7341. www.harmonymuseum.org.

Nov. 20: Santa’s First Stop. Every year, Santa makes his first stop in Cranberry Township! Santa will arrive at 7 PM. Help him light the holiday tree and enjoy holiday crafts and refreshments in the Municipal Center Activities and crafts for all ages in our Santa Land! 6-10 PM. Cranberry Township Municipal Center, 2525 Rochester Rd., Cranberry Township. http://pa-cranberrytownship2.civicplus.com.

*Nov. 20-Jan. 3: Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland. Guests simply tune in their radio, and watch the magic unfold as they drive through hundreds of thousands of brilliant LED lights dancing in perfect synchronization with the music filling their vehicle. $25/carload, $40/mini-bus, limo, activity van. Big Butler Fairgrounds, 1127 New Castle Rd., Prospect. 866-856-8444. www.VisitButlerCounty.com.

Nov. 21: Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt. We are having our annual Light Up Night at Alameda Park. We are also going to be looking for all the candy canes that have been rumored to be hidden around the Carousel Shelter! Bring your flashlight. Clues will be read aloud to help you know the location of the treats. Pre-registration required. $7 per child through Nov. 6. $9/after Nov. 6. 6-8 PM. Carousel Shelter, 184 Alameda Park Rd., Butler. 724-284-5383. www.co.butler.pa.us/parks-and-recreation.

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