There are beautiful events happening all over Butler County in December. Attend an event this month.

miracleMiracle on 34th Street
WHEN: November 30, 2016 @ 8:00 pm – December 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
WHERE: Parrish Auditorium, Miami University Hamilton campus. 1601 University Blvd Hamilton, OH 45011
COST: $17
CONTACT:  Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre
(513) 737-PLAY
The Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre presents its second show of the current theater season, “Miracle on 34th Street.” The play features many local performers and is family friendly. It includes a 15-minute intermission.

christmas_carol_2016_for_website_ver_3MIAMI UNIVERSITY MIDDLETOWN FANTASTIC FREE FRIDAYS: The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
WHEN: December 2, 2016 all-day
WHERE: Miami University Middletown. 4200 N University Blvd Middletown, OH 45042
COST: Free
One of the best-loved holiday stories of all time. Join Ebenezer Scrooge and his harrowing Christmas Eve adventure, as the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future will teach more than just Ebenezer a timeless lesson. Recommended for grades K–8.

mansion-open-houseA Victorian Christmas
WHEN: December 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Elisha Morgan Mansion, 6181 Ross Rd Fairfield, OH 45014
COST: Free
It’s a 1950’s Christmas at the Elisha Morgan Mansion. The Fairfield Historical Society, Four Seasons Garden Club, Fairfield Parks & Recreation, and Friends of Elisha Morgan are teaming up once again to provide complimentary light snacks and refreshments for the occasion.

The mansion was originally built in 1817 and is one of the oldest structures still standing in the City of Fairfield. The mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places after an extensive renovation in the early 1980’s.

The Elisha Morgan Mansion is located at 6181 Ross Rd, Fairfield, OH 45014. Click here for more on the Elisha Morgan Mansion.

dsc_0172Sorg Opera House Holiday Open House
WHEN: December 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
WHERE: Sorg Opera House 63 S Main St Middletown, OH 45044
Visit the historic 1891 Sorg Opera House decorated in its holiday finest. It’s a great photo opportunity for the family and a chance to see the “new” seats and storied second balcony (revealed this summer after 70 years). This is also a last minute chance to take home a pair (or more) of movie theater seats for a small donation of $15.00 each or pick up a pair of historic Music Hall seats donated to the Sorg for a $100 donation. Gift t-shirts and various Middletown themed small gifts are also available. You could consider giving loved ones a membership in the seat sponsorship group as well. The photo is from the 2014 holiday walk. All proceeds go directly towards temporary occupancy work. SORG, LLC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating a performing arts center that will enhance the region.

Lakota East choir Holiday concert with West Chester Symphony
WHEN: December 6, 2016 all-day
WHERE: Princeton Pike Church of God. 6101 Princeton Glendale Rd Liberty Township, OH
Songs of the Joyous Holiday Season featuring the Lakota East HS Choirs accompanied by the West Chester Symphony Orchestra. It’s a sight to behold! Arrive early as seats and parking fill up quickly!

fitton-family-christmasA Fitton Family Christmas Featuring Nancy James
WHEN: December 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
WHERE: Fitton Center for Creative Arts.101 S Monument Ave Hamilton, OH 45011
COST: $20-$25
CONTACT:  A Fitton Family Christmas  5138638873
With a touch of nostalgia and plenty of Christmas cheer, Fitton Showstoppers presents a Christmas variety show for the whole family to enjoy. The incomparable Nancy James will lead the River City band and singers, as well as a very special red-suited guest, for a performance that is sure to bring festive joy to the season!

glass-etch-facebook-coverEtched Glass Workshop
WHEN: December 17, 2016 all-day
WHERE: Miami Unviersity Regionals’ Middletown Campus.4200 N University Ave.
COST: $5
CONTACT:  Mandy Stewart  5137273240
Miami University Regionals’ Middletown campus will hold a hands-on chemistry and glass ornaments workshop from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Levey Hall Rooms 209/213.
Participants will learn to etch flat glass ornaments. All ornaments are $5 each, cash only. Participants should be 12 years old or older.
For more information, contact Mandy Stewart at (513) 727-3240 or rhoadeae@MiamiOH.edu. Miami Regionals’ Middletown campus is located at 4200 N. University Boulevard.