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Posted on Nov 24, 2012 |

Events Through Dec. 2

Events Through Dec. 2

Inspirational speaker and singer Tatiana Cameron (“Tajci”) will present Advent concerts at several area locations.

Some Catholic events through next weekend:

Nov. 24 – January 27: “At the Manger: Peace on Earth” Annual Nativity Scene Display at the University of Dayton, no charge. Three floors of displays from the largest collection of nativity scenes in the United States and perhaps the world. Tours available; times vary. For information on exhibits, hours, directions and parking, visit or call (937) 229-4234.


Nov. 24, Grand Open House at the University of Dayton Libraries, 1 – 5 pm. UD begins its annual display of nativity scenes from around the world with a one-day Open House featuring children’s activities, live entertainment  by the Dayton International Festival Singers and renowned guitarist Jim McCutcheon, Stable Shop, light refreshments, and (for die-hard fans) a college football viewing area. No charge.


Nov. 25, Kevin Grace Talk and Book  Signing, “Irish Cincinnati” at St. Vincent de Paul Church on River Road, 1 pm. How the Irish changed the religious, political, and social makeup of Cincinnati.


Nov. 26 – Dec. 17 (Mondays): Advent Lunch with the Lord series, Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, following 11:30 Mass. Fr. Barry Windholtz and Msgr. Frank Lane will reflect on the Season of Advent. For information call (513) 421-5354.

November 28, Andrew Dinner,St. James the Greater, White Oak, 5:30. Men interested in priesthood are invited to this casual dinner with Archbichop Schnurr and presentation on priesthood. Call the Vocation Office at 513.421.3131 x2890 a week in advance to allow food prep.


Nov. 29: Angel Night at Calvary Cemetery (Dayton). Angel statues around the historic garden cemetery will be illuminated for night carriage tours.


Nov. 29, Beer Tasting for Theology on Tap Clifton, Martino’s, 7 pm. Bro. Tim Sucher, OFM, and Greg Hardman, President and CEO of the Christian Moerlein Brewing Company will speak on the history of beer in Cincinnati and the spirituality of beer. Complimentary beer tasting (for those 21 and over).


Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 Annual Sarah Center Holiday Boutique. Local artists and vendors, fair trade iems.For more than 10 years, Sarah Center in Over-the-Rhine (1618 vine Street) has helped women develop their talents to provide supplemental income for themselves and their families. The sale of their unique local artwork helps area families in need — half of each sale goes to the artist and the rest goes back to the center. For information and hours call (513) 549-0598.


Dec. 1, McAuley Christmas Tea Party, 1-2:30 pm. Girls and their mothers, grandmothers, or aunts are invited to dress in holiday finery for a high teac featuring finger sandwiches and desserts. $15 adults, $10 girls; dolls are free! For inforrmation see


Dec. 1, 9th Annual Fair Trade Sale at Bergamo Center, Mt. St. John (Beavercreek, OH), 9 am – 4 pm. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is a co-sponsor of this annual holiday sale featuring handcrafted gifts, jewelry, clothing, toys, home decor, and more from more than 25 developing nations. Food and entertainment. For information call (937) 224-3026 or see

Dec. 1; Lay women consecrated to Christ in service for our world; Pinecroft House of Peace (Mt. Airy, OH),; a day of prayerful reflection for single women; $25 (scholarships available); 513-961-0667 or; register by Nov. 20.


Dec. 2, Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols at at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington (KY), 3 pm. No fee, free will offering accepted.


Dec. 2, Advent Lessons and Carols at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, 3 pm. Featuring the Choir of St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. free will offering accepted.


Dec. 2, St. Paul Catholic School (New Alscace, IN) Annual Christmas Smorgasbord Breakfast, 8 am – 12:30 pm. Breakfast features sausage, pancakes, egg, biscuits and gravy, pastries and fruit. Pictures with Santa available from 9:30 – 11:30 for nominal fee. All proceeds benefit the school. For information see or call (812) 623-2631.


Dec. 2, Celebrate the Season Holiday Concert by the Cincinnati Brass Band at St. Monica-St. George Catholic Church (Corryville, OH), 2 pm. All proceeds benefit the Glenary Home Missioners. For information call (513) 881-7498 or email


Dec. 2, Sonic Seasonings, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Concert at St. Catherine of Siena Church (Westwood, OH), 2 pm. The CCO will present its first-ever FREE concert as a Christmas gift to the city. Experience one of Cincinnati’s lesser-known acoustic gems, St. Catharine’s, and enjoy seven short works representing the CCO’s repertoire. Longtime CCO principal oboeist Christopher Phitlpotts will be featured in two pieces. For information call (513) 723-1182.


Dec. 2, Ave Maris Stella, Cincinnati Camarata’s Annual Marian concert, Mother of God Church (Covington), 5 pm. $12. For infomration call (513) 941-5088 or see


Dec. 2, I do Believe Advent Concert by Taici at St. Vivian Church (Finneytown, OH), for information see

For more upcoming Catholic events, see our Events Page. 


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