While the 2020 It’s A Wonderful Life Festival and It’s A Wonderful Run 5K cannot be held due to the pandemic, we hope these memories of the past decade of events will raise your spirits in anticipation of being together again in Seneca Falls during Christmas season 2021.
For the first time ever, heavy rain fell on the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival in Seneca Falls but did it dampen the Christmas Spirit? Check out the activities in Seneca Falls and watch thousands of runners pass over the bridge to start the 5K and watch them finish under heavy snow fall. Merry Christmas!
The holiday season rolls on and this week we recap the Wonderful Weekend in Seneca Falls and talk about some strange aspects of the holiday classic movie It’s A Wonderful Life. Then a preview of the 2nd to last weekend before Christmas. Join Jessica Lahr, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi on the back end of your lunch hour on Wednesday afternoon.
On this weeks episode of Kenny’s 2 Pennies, your host tackles this past weekends It’s a Wonderful Life 5K, Syracuse’s 72-71 win against Georgetown. He also discusses West Virginia’s quarterback, Will Grier, saying no to Camping World Bowl, Buffalo Bills dragging their feet and much more.
Over 5,400 runners participated in the 10th Anniversary of the It’s A Wonderful Run 5K as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday. Meet some of the runners who took part in all ten events, check out the Christmas cheer, and see what all those people look like going over the Bridge Street bridge to start the race. Every time a bell rings, an angel gets their wings!
Join your host Kenny on the latest episode of Kenny’s 2 Pennies where he discusses hot topics such as a “Christmas Story” inspired incident in Chicago, the upcoming “It’s A Wonderful Life” weekend, Syracuse Orange to face West Virginia and much more!
Karolyn Grimes, the acress who played “Zu-Zu” in “It’s A Wonderful Life” is in Seneca Falls this weekend along with Producer/Director Kevin Stillmock. Stillmock is filming for the production of an upcoming news magazine show focusing on the impact of “It’s A Wonderful Life” that will be available on Amazon Prime this upcoming Christmas season. On Wednesday morning they were in-studio to talk about the production and to encourage residents to stop downtown on Thursday to take part in the filming.
Over 5,000 runners & walkers entered this year’s It’s A Wonderful Run 5K and crossed the George Bailey Bridge on Saturday in Seneca Falls as part of the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival. The below video shows activities in downtown Seneca Falls in the afternoon and the popular 5K run/walk which begins at dusk when the actress who played Zu-Zu, Karolyn Grimes, says the famous words, “every time a bell rings, an angel gets their wings”. Drone footage by Zack Kelly. Get the official race results for all finishers and divisions here.
Brian Rohan will be in Seneca Falls for the It’s A Wonderful Life Festival this weekend where he will premiere his one-man show “Jimmy Stewart: On the Front of Life” at Mynderse Academy on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 2 pm and 10 pm. He has appeared onstage on both coasts, having worked at the Laguna Playhouse, Company of Angels, the Ark, the Knightsbridge, the Pasadena Shakespeare Company, the Ensemble Studio Theatre, and the Samuel Beckett.
Over 4,000 runners and thousands more holiday revelers congregated in Seneca Falls, NY on Saturday for the It’s A Wonderful Life Weekend and the 8th Annual It’s A Wonderful Run 5K. Seneca Falls is believed to be the town that inspired Bedford Falls in the Frank Capra holiday classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the film’s release. Check out the video below capturing Saturday in Seneca Falls…
Sharon Hoatland of the Seneca Falls Business Association is in-studio to announce the launch of the new Seneca Falls Android and iPhone app now available and to preview the upcoming holiday season in historic Seneca Falls.