9:00am – 5:00pm Women’s Rights NHP Visitor Center
Ranger programs, kids’ activities, exhibits, and the Women’s Rights NHP bookstore.
Women’s Rights NHP, Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street.

10:00am – 2:00pm Make A Tin Ornament
Inspired by 19th century Christmas traditions.
Women’s Rights NHP, Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street.

9:00am – 5:00pm “‘For the Slave is Our Brother’: Christmas and the Anti-Slavery Movement.” Special Exhibit
Women’s Rights NHP, Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street.

5:00pm – 8:00pm COMMUNITY FESTIVAL BLOCK PARTY!!!
DJ – Video Wall – Local Food vendors – Fire Barrels – Lights Contest Winners Announced
State Street.

5:00pm – 8:00pm CREATE A WORLD OF SNOW PEOPLE
A children’s event.
Art Works Gallery, 109 Fall St.

6:00pm – 8:30pm “THERE’S A MOON OUT TONIGHT.”
Welcome Reception with the Actors from “It’s a Wonderful Life” and other Special Guests. Sponsored by the Cayuga Nation and the It’s a Wonderful Life Museum.
The Gould Hotel, 108 Fall St.

7:00pm – 8:20pm MERRY CHRISTMAS, GEORGE BAILEY!
A live radio show with live sound effects in front of a live audience!
Tickets available at Fall St. Brewing, 106 Fall St, or WomanMade Products 91 Fall St. senecacommunityplayers.org
The Bijou Theater – First Presbyterian Church, 23 Cayuga Street

7:30pm – 10:00pm CANDLELIGHT CABARET: HOLLY JOLLY HOLIDAYS
Potterville’s finest stage show featuring the Pottersville Singers. Adult beverages,
hors ’oeuvres & desserts available for purchase. Tickets available at Festival Information Center, WomanMade Products or therealbedfordfalls.com
Palladium, Seneca Falls Heritage Area, 89 Fall Street

Friday, December 8

9:00am PRESS CONFERENCE.
It’s a Wonderful Life Museum, 76 Fall St.

9:00am – 4:00pm BEDFORD FALLS STATION POSTAL CANCELLATION.
Seneca Falls Post Office, 38 State St.

9:00am – 5:00pm Women’s Rights NHP Visitor Center
Ranger programs, kids’ activities, exhibits, and the Women’s Rights NHP bookstore.
Women’s Rights NHP, Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street.

9:00am – 5:00pm FESTIVAL INFORMATION CENTER
Festival information, merchandise, souvenirs.
Plus, the $500 Money Tree Raffle provided by Generations Bank, benefiting the Seneca County House of Concern. Lost & Found, First Aid.
Festival Information Center, 103 Fall Street

9:00am – 5:00pm “‘For the Slave is Our Brother’: Christmas and the Anti-Slavery Movement.”
Special Exhibit
Women’s Rights NHP, Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street.

9:00am – 7:00pm SENECA FALLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Experience the Victorian Christmas grandeur and wonder in the magnificent Becker Mansion.
55 Cayuga Street

9:00am – 9:00pm “ALL THINGS WONDERFUL”
Visit the It’s a Wonderful Life Museum Gift Shop; Free Photo Opportunity with the “You Are Now in Bedford Falls” Sign.
IAWL Gift Shop, 80 Fall St.

9:30am – 9:00pm ANNIE’S PITSTOP
“Come sit for a spell!!”, enjoy a hot drink or a light snack before the movie.
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

10:00 am “EVERY TIME A BELL RINGS . . . IN MEMORY OF MENZO CASE.”
Bridge Street Bridge.

10:00am – 12:15pm A WONDERFUL MOVIE SPECIAL
Screening of “It’s a Wonderful life” Original B/W version – 2hr:10min
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

10:00am – 2:00pm Make A Tin Ornament
Inspired by 19th century Christmas traditions.
Women’s Rights NHP, Wesleyan Chapel, 136 Fall Street.

10:00am – 4:30pm VISIT THE IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE MUSEUM.
Raffle tickets available for the It’s a Wonderful Quilt.
IAWL Museum, 76 Fall St.

10:00am – 5:00pm WARM UP!!!
Stop in for a snack while you enjoy a warm beverage!
While you are here ENTER to WIN a $100 Visa Gift Card.
The Summit Federal Credit Union, 123 Fall Street.

10:00am – 5:00pm SAM WAINWRIGHTS FIVE & DIME
Visit vendors for arts and crafts merchants.
Generations Agency, 60 Fall Street

10:30am “BREAD, SALT & WINE” HOUSEWARMING EVENT
in association with Habitat for Humanity and the actors from “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
Check website schedules for location.
33 Taylor Ave., Waterloo, NY.

11:00am – 11:30am “THE REAL BEDFORD FALLS – IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE.”
Emmy-award winning documentary co-produced and co-directed by Francis DiClemente and Stu Lisson on the history of the connections between Seneca Falls and Bedford Falls. Features actors from “It’s a Wonderful Life,” film historians and local residents.
Trinity Church, 27 Fall St.

11:00am – 1:00pm AUTOGRAPH SIGNING BY CAST MEMBERS
Karolyn Grimes (“Zuzu Bailey”), Jimmy Hawkins (“Tommy Bailey”) and Donald & Ronald Collins (“Little Pete Bailey”). Autographs free with purchase; $30 fee for items you bring yourself.
The Gould Hotel, 108 Fall St.

11:30am VIDEO TOUR BY BRIAN ROHAN OF LOCATIONS IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Where “It’s a Wonderful Life” was filmed including: The Martini House; Stage 14/Culver City Studios; Site of the RKO Ranch; and Beverly Hills High School.
Trinity Church, 27 Fall St.

11:30am – 12:30pm AUTOGRAPH SIGNING AND INFORMATION ON THE DONNA REED FOUNDATION
by Mary Owen (Donna Reed’s daughter).
Seneca Falls Heritage & Visitor Center, 89 Fall St.

11:45am “THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER.”
Radio play featuring Brian Rohan as Jimmy Stewart.
Trinity Church, 27 Fall St.

12:00pm – 5:00pm IT’S A WONDERFUL CHARACTERS ON FALL STREET

12:15pm – 12:40pm IAWL SHORTS
A WONDERFUL WRAP – Footage from the Capra Wrap picnic – 8 min.
RESTORING A BELOVED CLASSIC – a look Behind the scenes of IAWL – 12 min.
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

1:00pm – 3:15pm A WONDERFUL MOVIE SPECIAL
Screening of “It’s a Wonderful life” Colorized version – 2hr:10min
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

1:30pm – 2:30pm PRESENTATION BY MARY OWEN, DONNA REED’S DAUGHTER.
“The Geisha Girl” -Groundbreaking episode of The Donna Reed Show featuring Umeki Miyoshi (the first East Asianamerican woman to receive an Academy Award for acting) will be shown.
Trinity Church, 27 Fall St.

2:00pm – 4:00pm AUTOGRAPH SIGNING BY CAST MEMBERS
Karolyn Grimes (“Zuzu Bailey”), Jimmy Hawkins (“Tommy Bailey”) and Donald & Ronald Collins (“Young Pete Bailey”). Autographs free with purchase; $30 fee for items you bring yourself.
The Gould Hotel, 108 Fall St.

2:30pm – 3:30pm “TELL YOUR STORY.”
Presentation by Chloe Rosen, Mrs. New York 2023. An actor, writer, social media influencer
and marathon runner, Chloe Rosen promotes the philosophy that one voice can change the world.
A coach for the international organization “Girls on the Run”
she states: “Forward is forward. It doesn’t matter how fast you go.”
Trinity Church, 27 Fall St.

2:30pm – 3:30pm AUTOGRAPH SIGNING BY MICHAEL WILLIAM
“The Essential It’s a Wonderful Life. A Scene-by-Scene Guide to the Classic Film.”
Seneca Falls Heritage & Visitor Center, 89 Fall St.

3:00pm – 5:00pm MAKE BEADED BRACELETS
Mary Ketehen will teach children to make beaded bracelets
Art Works Gallery, 109 Fall St.

3:15pm – 3:40pm IAWL SHORTS
SECRETS OF THE VAULT – The tricks & secrets of making rain, snow, sound and more… in It’s a Wonderful Life – 22 min.
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

3:30pm – 4:30pm “WHAT DOES WELLNESS LOOK LIKE: THE EIGHT DIMENSIONS OF WELLNESS.” Presentation by United Way of Seneca County/Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition.
Trinity Church, 27 Fall St.

3:30pm – 4:30pm AUTOGRAPH SIGNING BY PAMELA MCCOLL, AUTHOR
“Twas the Night: The Art and History of the Classic Christmas Poem.
Seneca Heritage & Tourism Center, 89 Fall St.

4:00pm – 5:00pm READING OF THE GREATEST GIFT
The short story that inspired the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” written by Philip Van Doren Stern
Seneca Falls Heritage and Tourism Center, 89 Fall Street

4:00pm – 6:15pm A WONDERFUL MOVIE SPECIAL
Screening of “It’s a Wonderful life” Original B/W version – 2hr:10min
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

4:30pm REGISTRATION AND SILENT AUCTION START AT DEL LAGO RESORT
Prior to the Frank Capra’s Preview Dinner.
Located off Exit 41, NY State Thruway.

4:30pm – 7:00pm MRS. MARTINI’S PASTA DINNER AND MOVIE TRIVIA
American Legion, 48 State Street

5:00pm SHUTTLES
Start leaving The Gould Hotel for the Preview Dinner.

6:00pm – 8:30pm IT’S A WONDERFUL BONFIRE
Tree Lighting, Caroling & Santa. Music by Calvary Chapel Worship Band. Harry’s Hots and concessions.
People’s Park, Water Street

6:00pm – 9:00pm FRANK CAPRA’S PREVIEW DINNER
MC: Monica Capra Hodges (Frank Capra’s granddaughter).
Contact It’s a Wonderful Life Museum for tickets (315-568- 5838)
Del Lago Resort, located off Exit 41, NY State Thruway.

6:15pm – 6:40pm IAWL SHORTS
A WONDERFUL WRAP – Footage from the Capra Wrap picnic – 8 min.
RESTORING A BELOVED CLASSIC – a look Behind the scenes of IAWL – 12 min.
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street

7:00pm – 8:20pm MERRY CHRISTMAS, GEORGE BAILEY!
A live radio show with live sound effects in front of a live audience!
Tickets available at Fall St. Brewing, 106 Fall St, or WomanMade Products 91 Fall St. senecacommunityplayers.org
The Bijou Theater – First Presbyterian Church, 23 Cayuga Street

7:30pm – 10:00pm CANDLELIGHT CABARET: HOLLY JOLLY HOLIDAYS
Pottersville’s finest stage show featuring the Pottersville Singers. Adult beverages,hors d’oeuvres & desserts available for purchase. Tickets available at Festival Information Center, WomanMade Products or therealbedfordfalls.com
The Palladium, Seneca Falls Heritage Area, 89 Fall Street

8:00pm – 10:30pm “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE” PARTICIPATION MOVIE
The Little Theater, First Presbyterian Church Lower Level, 23 Cayuga Street