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
Presented by Indie-Life Media at Indie-Life Creative Studio
First Friday West Philly is psyched to introduce Josh Ruggeri as the featured artist for our first solo gallery. Join us on December 3 for an intimate look at Josh’s work and exclusive access to Indie-Life x Josh Ruggeri merch. Come vibe with us at the Indie-Life Creative Studio and see how Josh... More Info
The Chester County Art Association (CCAA) is excited to host its 2nd Annual Christkindlmarkt this December! CCAA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting people of Chester County to and through art.
What is a Christkindlmarkt? It is a German word meaning a... More Info
Presented by Darlington Arts Center at Darlington Arts Center
Enjoy an unforgettable evening of the finest jazz with Delaware native Jonathan Whitney, 2020 recipient of the Delaware Division of the Arts Established Artist Fellowship for Jazz Composition. Click here to check out Jonathan’s debut album Life’s Dimensions. Follow him on Facebook and... More Info
HOST! the Havertown Open Studio Tour!
Masks May Be Required
Saturday December 4, from 10AM-7 PM
Sunday December 5, from 12 – 5PM
9 locations, 20 artists Havertown 19083, Delaware County
Contact – Susan Stefanski, firstname.lastname@example.org, (610) 789-1755
Please join us for the Havertown Open Studio Tour!... 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.
The Delaware County Symphony will be performing a diverse repertoire of music, with each piece representing a different decade of the orchestra’s existence. Former DCS conductor and music director Roman Pawlowski will serve as master of ceremonies for the event.
Works to be performed during the... More Info
St. David’s Adult Choir will present the Advent and Christmas portions of Handel’s Messiah (Part I) on Sunday, December 5 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel (also available by livestream). The choir and soloists, accompanied by a professional chamber orchestra, will sing the stirring choruses and arias... More Info
Presented by Main Line Early Music Series at Church of the Good Shepherd Rosemont
Featuring a diverse collection of music by composers including Jean Barriere, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Marin Marais, Domenico Gabrielli, and Antonio Vivaldi.
This concert will be performed on period instruments by Caroline Nicolas (baroque cello & viol) and Kevin Payne (lute).
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
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
Once again T&E Care is offering support for the holidays to local families. Over 140 families are asking for this assistance so the help of the community is critical. A SignUp Genius link will list all the items needed, including family gifts, family games, coats and other clothing, cleaning... 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
Radnor Memorial Library’s Elves for the Shelves 5K, Fun Run and Move-A-Thon invites library supporters of all ages (furry friends too!) to move about in support of the library. We are proud to offer sponsors and other supporters an event that offers 2 weeks of fun!
Funds raised through this event... More Info
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
St. David’s First Annual Christmas Market and Tree Lighting will take place in the Fairgrounds at St. David’s Episcopal Church on Friday, December 3rd from 5:00-8:30 PM. You’ll spend this fun and festive evening enjoying St. David’s Christmas light display, a little Christmas shopping, and... More Info
Welcome the holiday season with Christmas in Wayne! Friday evening enjoy Carriage Rides , carolers, Tree lighting and Santa’s Arrival. Saturday it is the Radnor Memorial Library Elves for Shelves Fun Run and 5 k at 8 am and at 10:00 AM, Santa rides down Lancaster avenue on a fire truck, escorted... More Info
Presented by The Bee Foundation at Cornerstone Bistro & Artisanal Market
Join us for the Annual Cornerstone Holiday Stroll in support of The Bee Foundation for Brain Aneurysm Prevention where 10%+ of all purchases support TBF. Featuring local artisans & businesses with holiday cocktails, champagne, cheese and charcuterie.
SATURDAY DECEMBER 4TH
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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Make the season brighter for those in need by donating to our 2nd Annual Holiday Toys, Food, & Clothing Drive on Saturday, 12/04.
Drive-through our convenient donation drop-off at the Delaware County Veterans Memorial parking lot between 10 am and 2 pm. Bring the whole family because there will be... More Info
In this Dickens-themed event, the borough of Narberth is transformed into 1840s London as all of the beloved (and not so beloved) characters of “A Christmas Carol” roam the streets. The is entertainment for all ages, including carriage rides, carolers, magicians, and a scavenger hunt for the... More Info
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
Join us Sat, Dec 4th (10-4) & Sun, Dec 5th (12-4) for vendor shopping, Greek lunch & pastries, holiday baked goods, raffles, wreaths, Yiayia’s Attic and more… Ladies Philoptochos (friends of the poor) Society of St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church 35 N. Malin Rd. Broomall, PA. Questions, contact... More Info
From its very first performance in Dublin in 1742, Messiah was a huge sensation. For more than three decades, VoxAmaDeus has presented to the Philadelphia region annual performances of Handel’s masterpiece, now a Christmas season tradition. Remaining true to Handel’s vision, this is the complete... 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