News - 12-2017 Archive

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Renaissance Holiday Market

Friday Dec 22nd, 2017

There are only 12 days left until Christmas and only 6 days left for you to do your shopping at the Renaissance Holiday Market. Make sure to stop in to purchase local items for gifts for everyone on your list. Need some stocking stuffers? We have some great ones. 


World Junior Hockey Exhibition

Friday Dec 22nd, 2017

Erie will host the reigning champion United States National Junior Team in a pre-tournament game. The U.S. faces Sweden on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. at Erie Insurance Arena before heading to Buffalo, to begin the annual 10 nation event December 26 at KeyBank Center and HarborCenter.

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Gaudenzia Holiday Toy Drive

Wednesday Dec 20th, 2017

The Renaissance Centre has had a connection with Gaudenzia Erie for the past few years. It all began with theOver the Edge event in June of 2015. We continue to support the Gaudenzia community and this Christmas we are collecting toys for their annual toy drive.

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Holiday Storytime

Saturday Dec 16th, 2017

Take the family to Blasco Library for a special, Christmas-themed storytime! They will share holiday books and stories, sing, dance, and watch a puppet show. After storytime, children who register in advance will decorate sugar cookies. 


The Nutcracker

Saturday Dec 16th, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Erie Philharmonic and the Lake Erie Ballet are honored to present The Nutcracker.

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Dramashop 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Party

Friday Dec 15th, 2017

Put on your tackiest holiday garb and join Dramashop for the 2nd annual Ugly Sweater Party! Refreshments and entertainment will be provided along with a staged reading of THE SANTALAND DIARIES performed by members of the Dramashop board and creative team!

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Welcome Ember + Forge

Thursday Dec 7th, 2017

Ember + Forge officially opened their doors on Thursday, December 7th, and joined the Erie downtown community.