UCO's Santa's Secret Shop
United Church of Oxford
Times: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Phone: (607) 843-6165
25 Main Street
Santa's Secret Shoppe will be held at the Fellowship Hall of the United Church of Oxford, Fort Hill Park, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Children can do their holiday gift buying for the entire family with special (kid affordable) prices ranging from $.25 to $1.50. Each year hand-made gifts vary but great items like toys, gifts for pets, Dad’s , brothers, sisters, Mom’s, Grandma’s and so-forth are available. Items such as towels to candy, glassware, games, puzzles, jewelry, candles, children’s books, stuffed animals, and more have been offered. The "early bird" gets the best choices! Gift wrapping also available. There will be a door-prize drawing, for two lucky children, who will win a stuffed animal each.
The Last Doll Christmas Musical
Oxford Academy Performing Arts Auditorium
Times: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
50 South Washington Avenue
In December of 2008, the theatre presented only Act I of "The Last Doll Christmas Musical"©2008. This December 11th and 12th, they will be performing Act I & Act II at 7:00 p.m. in the Oxford Academy Performing Arts Auditorium, located at 50 South Washington Avenue.The musical, written and directed by Fred Dankert, centers around a little girl in the 1950's living in NY City with her wealthy grandmother and a houseful of servants. Eugenia (played by Charlene Beckwith) has no friends in her sheltered life except her doll Tilly (played by Kasey Heisler), who magically comes to life on Christmas Eve. The doll becomes a real girl and off the whole family goes to England to begin Act II.In Act II, the girls are part of a bustling girls school called Truegagatha Academy. There are many colorful characters such as Percival Phineas Plushbottom (played by Mike McCormack), the owner of the prestigious girls’ school; Arnold (played by Allen Lang), the whimsical servant; and of course, Tilly, the mischievous doll. With some help from Tilly and Eugenia, strange things begin to happen when Plushbottom brings in his Mummy for storing. Don't miss an opportunity to see this delightful comedy, with original music written by Diane Thorne.Ticket information: seniors (65 and over) and children (12 and under) are $5.00 each and adults $8.00 each. Advance sale tickets are available from: Bartle’s Pharmacy, 10 LaFayette Park, and Village Hair Styling, 19 S. Washington Avenue, both in Oxford; or from any cast member. Tickets will also be available at the door on performance days.The Oxford Civic Theatre promotes and produces theatrical and musical programs for the education and enjoyment of the community. For more info about the Oxford Civic Theatre, visit www.OxfordCivicTheatre.com. For questions call 843-6445 or email: OxfordCivicTheatre@gmail.com.