“Merry Christmas, George Bailey!”

Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre 115 Fall St., Lower Level, Seneca Falls, NY

An old-time radio play based on the 1947 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast.  Performed by the Seneca Community Players.  Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre.  Tickets $6 at WomanMade Products (91 Fall St. 315-568-9364)  

Press Conference with “The Bailey Kids”

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu Bailey), Carol Coombs (Janie Bailey) and Jimmy Hawkins (Tommy Bailey) appear together in Seneca Falls for the first time.  Other special guests include Mary Owen (Donna Reed's Daughter) and Lynn O'Leary Jameson who played Janie as a baby.  Monica Capra Hodges will join them at the Welcome Reception.

Welcome Reception

The Gould Hotel 108 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Sponsored by The Gould Hotel & the Alzheimer's Association of Rochester & the Finger Lakes

“The Bailey Kids” Sign Autographs

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Items for sale include autographs; Autograph fee for other items.  

Cousin Tilly’s Jingle Bell Bash

Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery 61 State St., Seneca Falls, NY

Family centric holiday marketplace and restaurant, local craft beer and wine, DJ Jase Cole & holiday music.

“Bedford Falls” BBQ & Bake Sale

Trinity Church 27 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Musical entertainment and fun activities for all ages from 4 - 7 pm.  Proceeds to benefit the House of Concern.  Presale $9 or walk-in $10; (315-568-2433)

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary with the U.K.

The Gould Hotel 108 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Skype connection with the Hoylake Community Cinema, U.K. following their screening of "It's a Wonderful Life."

It’s a Wonderful Toothpick World

Seneca Falls Library 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls, NY

Make a Star Wars-inspired toothpick ornament with Stan Munro.

Special Screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the Delavan Theater

New York Chiropractic College 2360 Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY

Free screening of "It's a Wonderful Life" sponsored by The Delavan Foundation following The Preview Dinner.  Call (315) 568-5838 for seating availability if you do not have a ticket for the dinner.  

American Legion Open House & Craft Fair

Kirk Casey American Legion 48 State St., Seneca Falls, NY

History of Veterans. Free hot chocolate, coffee and homemade baked goods. Light lunch available for purchase.  

Santa at the North Pole

Blossoms by Cosentino 106 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Free photos with Santa, children's crafts  

Mary Owen: “Donna Reed, Another Mother for Peace”

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Presentation by Mary Owen, Donna Reed's daughter, includes a reading of letters received by her mother from servicemen during World War II.

“The Bailey Kids” Sign Autographs

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Items for sale include autograph; autograph fee for other items

Music by Cool Club

Seneca Falls Visitor Center 89 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY

Artist Yakovetic

Seneca Falls Visitor Center 89 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY

Cousin Tilly’s Jingle Bell Bash

Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery 61 State St., Seneca Falls, NY

Family centric holiday marketplace and restaurant, local craft beer & wine, band Darwin followed by DJ Jase Cole.

“The Bailey Kids” Sign Autographs

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Items for sale include autographs; autograph fee for other items

Santa at the North Pole

Blossoms by Cosentino 106 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Free photos with Santa, children's crafts

Bailey’s Burgers & Hots

Fall Street

Proceeds benefit the It's a Wonderful Life Festival Committee

“Merry Christmas, George Bailey!”

Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre 115 Fall St., Lower Level, Seneca Falls, NY

An old-time radio play based on the 1947 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast.  Performed by the Seneca Community Players.  Tickets $8 at WomanMade Products (91 Fall St., 315-568-9364).

Photo Opportunity With “The Bailey Kids”

Bedford Falls High School/Mynderse Academy Gymnasium 105 Troy St.

Use your own camera.  $20 fee supports the It's a Wonderful Life Festival and helps keep most activities free of charge.

“Merry Christmas, George Bailey!”

Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre 115 Fall St., Lower Level, Seneca Falls, NY

An old-time radio play based on the 1947 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast.  Performed by the Seneca Community Players.  Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre.  Tickets $8 at WomanMade Products (91 Fall St. 315-568-9364)

Jimmy Hawkins Remembers: “Elvis & Me”

Mynderse Academy Auditorium 105 Troy Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Elvis Presley co-star Jimmy Hawkins (Girl Happy & Spinout) shares his “Memories of Elvis” prior to a special “GIRL HAPPY” screening.

Breakfast With Santa

The Gould Hotel 108 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Tickets required.  Call (315) 712-4000.

“The Bailey Kids” Sign Autographs

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Items for sale include autographs; autograph fee for other items

“Lights . . . Camera, Action!”

Various Locations Seneca Falls, NY

You're the star as you take a short stroll through "Bedford Falls" while participating in various movie scenes.  Hosted by the Seneca Community Players.  Starts next to Chemung Canal Trust Company, 54 Fall St.

Bailey’s Burgers & Hots

Fall Street

Proceeds benefit the It's a Wonderful Life Festival Committee.

Holiday Music

Seneca Falls Visitor Center 89 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY

Brass Ensemble, combination of Middle & High School students under the direction of Laura Fitzgerald.  

Cousin Tilly’s Jingle Bell Bash

Finger Lakes Pretzel Factory & Bakery 61 State St.

Family centric holiday marketplace and restaurant, local craft beer & wine.

“Merry Christmas, George Bailey!”

Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre 115 Fall St., Lower Level, Seneca Falls, NY

An old-time radio play based on the 1947 Lux Radio Theatre broadcast. Performed by the Seneca Community Players. Bedford Falls Bijou Theatre.  Tickets $6 at WomanMadeProducts (91 Fall St., 315-568-9364).

Carol Coombs: “Remembering Janie”

Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Carol Coombs (“Janie Bailey”) recalls her film career and appears with Lynn O’Leary Jameson (who portrayed “Janie” as a baby) for the first time.

Free

It’s a Wonderful Life Closing Party

Seneca Falls Visitor Center 89 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY

Music, raffles, and refreshments sponsored by the Seneca Falls Business Association.

Prizes Awarded, Uncle Billy’s Scavenger Hunt

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Prizes awarded at The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum. Prizes sponsored by Generations Bank.

The Bells of the Real Bedford Falls

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

The Bells of the Real Bedford Falls ring throughout the town in honor of those who have made a difference in our lives. Join us in front of The Seneca Falls' It's a Wonderful Life Museum for the ringing of the bells and music by the Mynderse Academy Chamber Singers.

For Auld Lang Syne: Celebrating the Final Scene of It’s a Wonderful Life with “The Bailey Kids” — Karolyn Grimes, Carol Coombs and Jimmy Hawkins — SOLD OUT

Seneca Falls Country Club 2790 Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY

Christmas dinner with the "Bailey Kids", showing of the “Final Scene” from "It's a Wonderful Life", Christmas carols & “Auld Lang Syne” Karolyn Grimes, Carol Coombs and Jimmy Hawkins will share their memories of filming the final scenes of the film and talk about how the film continues to affect their lives after 70 years. […]

THANK YOU FOR A GREAT WEEKEND!

Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum 32 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

Come back soon for event listings for 2017!

‘Merry Christmas George Bailey’

Tickets available at WomanMade Products, 93 Fall St., 315.568.9364 or Festival Information Center, 103 Fall St. Thursday Tickets are $8 : Saturday Tickets are $10 : Sunday Tickets are $8