Holiday Happenings include:
Art Kids: In-person and virtual family offerings—from art-making to gallery tours—will spark creativity in children of all ages.
Holiday Shopping: Find gifts to surprise and delight, including the work of local artisans, at our three new stores onsite. Or... More Info
The Market, which is modeled on the classic German Christkindlmarkt, features dozens of curated artisan and vintage vendors in addition to live music, ice sculptures, food trucks, Santa Claus, and more in the magical setting of The Creamery.
Fresh off the heels of an incredibly successful run of “SpongeBob the Musical,” Footlighters Community Theater is excited to bring back to its stage their incredibly popular, music-filled, annual fundraiser, Broadway in Berwyn.
For one red and green-filled weekend (December 10, 11 & 12)... More Info
Wayne Art Center is pleased to announce the Holiday Shopping Weekend is back this year with three chances to shop: Friday Evening December 10th 5-8pm, Saturday December 11th, 10am-5pm, and Sunday 10am-3pm.
This event is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.
Before or after shopping,... More Info
Presented by Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center at Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center
In this hilarious holiday family classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids, also known as “the worst kids in the history of the world.” The siblings take over the annual Christmas pageant in a hilarious yet heartwarming tale... More Info
A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story is a solo adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic work, that everyone in the family will love. This one-man performance of A Christmas Carol is by Philadelphia actor Josh Hitchens, where the play goes back to the book’s roots as a ghost story and celebrates... More Info
Presented by VoxAmaDeus at Church of the Good Samaritan
The Vox Renaissance Consort marks the 35th year of its annual tradition of magical Renaissance Noel concerts, celebrating the glorious Renaissance music of Old Europe, with masterpieces for single and double chorus, solo voices, and period instruments. A unique feature of these concerts is our... More Info
The Chester County Concert Band is thrilled to perform at the Exton Square Mall once again. Our large community band will play a wide variety of holiday music to entertain the audience. You can bring your own chair if you want, or just stand to listen. The band is celebrating 40 years of... More Info
Presented by Main Line Ecumenical Choir at St. Mary Magdalen Church
The Main Line Ecumenical Choir, directed by Ralph Purri and accompanied by members of the Main Line Symphony, will perform Christmas highlights from Handel’s “Messiah” on December 19, 2021. The concert will take place at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 2400 N. Providence Road, Media PA.... More Info
Explore a diverse community of artists sharing their creative process in the virtual series Wheaton Conversations! Discover the rituals behind Bolivian dances, environmental approaches used in glass art, the European origins of flameworking, traditional Lenape arts, & more. Available on the... More Info
MMX artists invite you to Experience Beauty at Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens through this presentation of their art. The collection consists of collages, paintings, ceramics, quilts, and mixed media explorations – all made during and to cope with pamdemic conditions.
Craft and Chat Groups for NORC Members
– Learn new arts and crafts skills ranging from weave making, paper mosaics, printing and stamping and more.
– Members have the option to keep their one-of-a–kind creations or donate them to the JFCS community.
– Engage in meaningful social experiences while... More Info
It’s back for another year!!
Compete with your neighbors to show off your festive creativity! Decorate your house (or balcony for our apartment neighbors) with your holiday best for a chance to win bragging rights and a yard sign for our township’s most festive friends in a variety of categories!... More Info
The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit during shopping hours from November 19 through January 8, 2022.
Gingerbread house Categories:
NEW! Holiday on Wheels Traditional
Authentic Reproduction Around the World
3-D, Movie or TV Set
On select days in Life’s Patina will be open for holiday shopping. The barn will be full of holiday home decor, one-of-a-kind vintage finds, gifts, and architectural salvage.*
*Saturday, December 11th, Life’s Patina will be hosting a traditional German Christmas Market with German Weihnachtsmark... More Info
Gum drops, sprinkles and frosting—oh my! Each family will receive their own pre-assembled, ready-to-decorate cookie cottage with plenty of icing and candy to make it uniquely theirs. Ages 5 and up.
Registration required. Register online here.
This year’s Winterfest will encourage attendees to come together and partake in fun family activities such as photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus, an ornament workshop, local School Choir and Band performances, meet and greet with favorite holiday characters and more! Free and open to the public,... More Info
Tis the season! Main Line Unitarian Church is hosting a Holiday Workshop celebration (wear your sparkly mask), on Saturday, December 11, 2 to 5 pm—and everyone—members, friends, neighbors—is invited for this warm and festive community gathering. We all need a little community; let’s do... More Info
Enjoy a bountiful, kid-friendly breakfast featuring a hot chocolate bar and many other delectable festive treats.An Array of Fun Activities for the Little Ones to include: Reindeer Games, Crafts & a Visit with Santa Claus himself!
Presented by Delaware County Press Club at The Inn at Swarthmore
Uosikkinen will discuss his 40-year career drumming with The Hooters; his role in creating an online music portal, MP3.com; web development, marketing, and podcasting; teaching and mentoring music students; and his own band, David Uosikkinen’s In The Pocket. He’ll take questions from attendees... More Info
Lace up your merriest walking shoes and walk the city from afternoon to evening, taking in all of the festive offerings of the city, including Mavy’s light show, Dickens Christmas Village, the Comcast Experience, 13th Street decoration, Elfreth’s Alley and more! Registration required.
Each fall, members of Longwood Gardens’ Horticulture, Facilities, and Guest Services Departments team up to create a multilevel miniature world of locomotives, steam engines, diesel engines, and specialty engines. Watch as the vehicles rumble along nearly 500 feet of track. Located outdoors near... More Info
Inside, set your spirits ablaze with towering trees adorned in amber to fiery red tones, flickering flame lanterns, and an inviting mountain retreat, complemented by icy-hued plantings, a “frozen” succulent fountain, and a refreshing alpine waterway that is the ultimate winter... More Info
Vendors in wooden booths will set up shop during the Holiday season to sell a wide variety of international holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry and high-quality arts and crafts, as well as traditional European food, sweets and drinks.
The unique atmosphere with thousands of lights and the delicious... More Info
The Yuletide tour at Winterthur showcases rooms in Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated in full holiday splendor, including specialty decorated trees that celebrate the garden, and du Pont family traditions. The displays are inspired by the traditions and festivities of the season as... More Info
Visitors of all ages will be wowed by a quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable cars, nine bridges (including a trestle bridge you can walk under), and bustling model trains, all set in the lovely winter garden of the Morris Arboretum.
The difference between the day and evening Railway is that the twinkling lights are set against a darkening sky. During these select Holiday Nights, Visitors of all ages will be wowed by a quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable... More Info
Thursday – Sunday, December 9 – 12, 5:00 – 8:00 pm
As the days grow shorter, we invite you to join us at Jenkins for a celebration of winter light! The Arboretum will be aglow with luminary-lined paths, up-lit trees, hot beverages, and the warmth of friends and neighbors. Bundle up for a walk... More Info
Enjoy a candlelight tour through the halls of an 18th century mansion, make fun holiday crafts and sip some old-fashioned wassail, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at Historic Waynesborough in Paoli.
Costumed guides will talk about holiday traditions of times gone by as you stroll through the... More Info
Holiday Biergarten, Craft Market & Art Sale at Historic Sugartown
Saturday, December 11 | Noon – 4 PM | Tree & Village Lighting at 4 PM
Get into the holiday spirit at Historic Sugartown! We’ll be offering a Holiday Market featuring 10+ local crafters and artisans, and an Art Sale by LandArt... More Info
Give thanks for the season and learn about the different vines that can be used for wreath bases. Add pops of color via native fruits, spices, and leaves. Each family will work together to create one wreath and one garland. Please dress for the weather. Preregistration required.
Friday, December 10 at 10:30 AM. “The Midwife’s Apprentice” by Karen Cushman
Read the book, then join the discussion with other Book Lovers. Hosted by Chris Jackson. Books can be found in your local library, or on Amazon.com
New Horizons Virtual Center for Active Adults, the Remote... More Info
Tuesday, December 14 at 11:45 AM. We’ll take you there without leaving home! Adults 55 and over can travel to amazing and exciting places all over the world … without leaving the comfort and safety of your own couch. All welcome!
Next Stop: “Ireland: The Emerald Isle, Part... More Info