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  • December 8, 9, & 10, 2017 -- For the first time in 20 years, four actors from the film will appear together: Carol Coombs (Janie) Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu), Jimmy Hawkins (Tommy) and Jeanine Roose (Young Violet). Click photo for flyer

The 71st Anniversary Celebration of “It’s a Wonderful Life” — December 8, 9, & 10, 2017

Appearing Together for the First Time: Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu Bailey), Carol Coombs (Janie Bailey), Jimmy Hawkins (Tommy Bailey) & Jeanine Roose (Young Violet Bick). This is the first time in 20 years that four actors from the film have appeared together.

Special Museum Hours — December 8, 9, & 10 — We will be open from 9 am – 5 pm each day during the 71st Anniversary Celebration

IF YOU CAN'T COME THIS YEAR, NEXT YEAR'S FESTIVAL DATES ARE: DECEMBER 7, 8 & 9, 2018

 

71st Anniversary Flyer

TWO SPECIAL DINNERS ARE SOLD OUT

Tickets for Karolyn Grimes’ 15th Anniversary Celebration Breakfast — DEC. 3 DEADLINE FOR ORDERING TICKETS

Sunday, December 10, 8:30-10:30 am.

Tickets for “Jimmy Stewart on the Front of Life” Starring Brian Rohan

Saturday, December 9 -- 2 pm and 10 pm.

To ring a bell for someone who has impacted your life

The bells will ring on December 10 at 4:15 pm throughout Seneca Falls

“You are the salt of the earth. And It’s A Wonderful Life is my memorial to you!”

-- Frank Capra, The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography