Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Weekend Events and Holiday Family Fun 12/7 – 12/9

 

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Matilda The Musical
November 6th – January 6th
at Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

The Wizard Of Oz
Nov. 14 – Jan. 13
at The Media Theatre
Details and ticket info HERE

Cherry Street Pier
121 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Experience Delaware River Waterfront’s unique take on public space with the opening of Cherry Street Pier
Details HERE and HERE

Santa’s Steam Spectacular at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
November 10th – December 31st
Details and ticket info HERE

Santa at Springfield Mall
November 11th – December 24th
Family Pet Photos
Every Monday From November 12th – December 17th
Details and reservation info HERE

Santa at King of Prussia Mall
Nov 9th – Dec 24th
Details HERE

Santa at Plymouth Meeting Mall
Now – December 24th
Family Pet Photos
Every Monday From November 12th – December 17th
Details and reservation info HERE

Santa at Christiana Mall
Now through December 24th
Details, special event nights and reservation info HERE

Santa at Concord Mall
November 17th – December 24th
Details HERE

Photos and Visits with Santa at his Headquarters presented by HGTV at Deptford Mall
Now through December 24th
This year, Santa HQ’s new Elf Academy Clubhouse invites guests to come and stand in front of the Magic Mirror to be transformed into Santa’s Elf (with a little help from augmented reality), plus create your very own customized Elf-ID card using the new Elf-ID app and a selfie! And don’t forget to try Elf-Ray Vision and the Naughty or Nice Meter too.
Reservations available, but not required!
Details HERE

Santa at Cherry Hill Mall
Now – December 24th
Family Pet Photos
Every Monday From November 12th – December 17th
Details and reservation info HERE

Santa’s Express at West Chester Railroad
Nov 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
Dec 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
11AM, 1PM, 3PM
Additional 5PM departures: Dec 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
All aboard Santa’s Express! Join Santa for a 90 minute journey on our heated decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills. Once at Glen Mills passengers can disembark and explore the historic station. There are plenty of photo opportunities on Santa’s lap inside the station!
Details and ticket info HERE

Christmas at the Choo Choo Barn
November 15th – December 31st
The Choo Choo Barn transforms Traintown USA® to bring the magic of Christmas to its gigantic model train display.
Starting November 15, search for 57 hidden Santas (one for each year we have been open) and watch as Santa’s sleigh flies above the 1,700 square foot model train extravaganza, which includes 150 hand-built animations and 22 moving trains. Enjoy the holiday decorations throughout the display including holiday lights and the snow-covered landscape. Plus, take a close look at the zoo animals in Traintown to see how they’re getting into the holiday spirit.
More details and ticket info HERE

Santa’s Steam Spectacular at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
Nov 17th – Dec 31st
32 W Bridge St, New Hope, PA
The New Hope and Ivyland Railroad cordially invites you, your family and friends to a very special and unique holiday event.
Welcome the return of the historic #40 steam engine by joining Santa and Mrs. Claus for a ride upon their magical Steam Train adventure through the historic Bucks County countryside. This Santa Steam Spectacular departs New Hope Station for a round trip to the North Pole.
The journey begins when the Conductor calls “All Aboard!” Whether you’re a new guest or returning for a family tradition, you will experience the sounds and tastes of the holiday season. Sing along with our roaming musicians as they play Christmas carols and you sip warm cocoa and enjoy a freshly baked cookie.
Share your special wishes with Santa as he and Mrs. Claus visit with the children. Each child will receive their own sleigh bell gift from Santa himself. Children and adults alike are encouraged to indulge in the spirit of the season by wearing pajamas and settling in for a relaxing ride with family and friends aboard our festive railway cars adorned with holiday decorations.
Details, times and pricing HERE

Sesame Place – A Very Furry Christmas
November 17th – January 1st
Details and ticket info HERE

StoryBook Land – Christmas Fantasy with Lights!
6415 Black Horse Pike (Routes 40 / 322) Egg Harbor Township, NJ
November 17 – December 30
Come and experience holiday magic right before your eyes! Be here by 5:00PM when Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over one million lights for the holiday season! Santa is in his home and lights the park until December 23.
Details and ticket info HERE

Hershey Park Christmas Candyland
Select Dates November 16th – January 1st
Join for more than 4 million lights, your favorite rides and coasters, a visit with Santa, and so much more!
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Dutch Winter Wonderland
Select Dates November 17th – December 30th
Celebrate the magic of the season at Dutch Winter Wonderland with rides, entertainment, and thousands of twinkling lights!
Details HERE

Arasapha Holiday Hayride
Now through December 23rd
1835 Middletown Rd. Glen Mills, PA
“This heartwarming attraction includes a delightful ride on one of our sound equipped hay wagons, through the rolling hills of Arasapha Farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings, bridges and brooks. The hayride last about 20 minutes and is choreographed with all the favorite songs of the season. After the hay ride, relax by our bonfires or warm up with a cup of cocoa. This all new holiday hayride is perfect for all ages. Have your picture taken with Santa, and get an up close look at our famous live nativity scene that features real animals and the latest addition to our farm; Polo the Camel! Choose from hundreds of beautiful, fresh cut Christmas Trees that include Douglas Fir, Norway Spruce, and the ever favorite Fraser Fir. Deliveries available. We also have Wreaths and trimmings.”
Details and pricing HERE

Rose Tree Park 2018 Festival of Lights
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
(Festival kicks off 7 PM on Nov 30th)
December 1st through January 1st
at Rose Tree Park in Media
Delaware County’s Festival of Lights has been a treasured tradition for more than four decades. The tradition began in 1976 as part of festivities planned to celebrate the nation’s Bicentennial. The Festival has grown from 50 lighted trees (one for each municipality and one large one to represent the County) to 75 decorated trees strung with 100,000 holiday lights, and dozens of hand-painted wooden figures, including toy soldiers, a snowman family and a replica of the Delaware County Courthouse.
Admission and parking are free
Details HERE

Christmas Village in Philadelphia
Nov 17th – Dec 24th
at LOVE Park, 1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA
An authentic open-air German Christmas market with holiday sights and sounds featuring thousands of twinkling lights, festive Christmas decorations, live music at the main stage, children’s activities, European foods and drinks and photos with Santa presented by ACME.
Details HERE

Franklin Square Holiday Festival
November 15th – December 31st
at Franklin Square, 6th & Race Sts in Philadelphia
“It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2018 Franklin Square Holiday Festival presented by CHASE, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats where guests can create and taste a variety of treats such as s’mores and gourmet hot chocolate stations inside the heated tent with views of the Square. From November 15 – December 31, dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO.
In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, additional holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa Saturdays, Seasonal Sounds on Sundays, Lightning Bolt Holiday Express train rides around the Square, and the traditional family-friendly Kid’s New Year’s Eve Countdown and Dance Party. Celebrate many holiday traditions with Santa, the Grinch, Hanukkah, Kwanza, pets in winter festive gear, and even the princesses from Frozen. Kids are invited to bring their letters to Santa for the special Santa Mailbox, or deliver them in person to him on Santa Saturdays. The Franklin Square Holiday Festival presented by CHASE was named one of America’s Top 10 Holiday Festivals by Fox News in 2016.
Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO
Sparked by Benjamin Franklin’s electrifying genius, the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO is the key to holiday fun in Franklin Square. Electrical Spectacle is a free light show that illuminates the Square nightly from November 15 – December 31. Marvel at more than 75,000 lights as they shimmer, dance, and illuminate the Square to a soundtrack of holiday classics, some of which are performed by The Philly POPS in two alternating shows every 30 minutes beginning at 4:30 pm daily. Every evening, one lucky audience member will be selected to kick off the evening’s festivities as the Igniter for the 4:30 pm show.”
Details, attractions and special events HERE

The Miracle on South 13th Street Holiday Light Display
1600 S 13th St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Located on South 13th Street between Tasker and Morris streets, each neighbor uses their own resources and decorations to adorn their home to reflect their personal style. The lights can be enjoyed by foot (where you can get a close up look at many neighbors’ window displays) or by driving through (please NO stopping or honking). Street Parking is extremely limited so use of public transportation is strongly encouraged (we are 2 blocks from the Tasker/Morris subway stop).
Lights are on beginning the Saturday after Thanksgiving through New Years Day from 5pm-12am. Santa and his gang occasionally visit the block–check our Facebook page for dates and times. While folks of all ages are encouraged to come and visit us, we ask that you please remember to be respectful of those that live here year round and avoid littering or any loud and unruly behavior.
Details HERE

Longwood Christmas
Now through January 6th
Experience the Joys of the Season
Organ sing-alongs, strolling carolers, and performances fill our Gardens with festive cheer.
Delight in our holiday horticulture showcasing more than 6,000 seasonal plants. Outside, the sounds of oohs and aahs fill the air as illuminated stars twinkle above, colorful fountains dance to holiday music, and a half-million lights brighten the night
Details HERE

Holiday Garden Rail at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Nov 23rd – Dec 31st (Arboretum is closed December 24 and 25).
Make a stop at the Holiday Garden Railway Display a tradition for your family! The buildings and trains are all meticulously decorated for the holidays with lights that twinkle along the tracks and around the surrounding landscape. The railway will be open daily through December 31 (Arboretum is closed December 24 and 25)
Details HERE

Christmas in Peddler’s Village
Gingerbread Competition and Display – November 16th – January 5th
Photos with Santa, Shopping, Eateries and more
Details HERE

Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem
Weekends November 16th – December 23rd
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA
• November 16-18
• November 23-25
• November 29-December 2
• December 6-9
• December 13-16
• December 20-23
Thursday & Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Details and ticket info HERE

Holiday Light Show at Shady Brook Farm
Nov 17th – Jan 6th
931 Stoney Hill Rd, Yardley PA
Details and ticket info HERE

Yuletide at Winterthur
November 17th – January 6th
“Yuletide at Winterthur embraces the warmth and festivity of the season with a magnificent holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s mansion as well as breathtaking trees, dazzling room displays, a magical dollhouse, and the opportunity to shop, dine, and create new memories.”
Details and ticket info HERE

DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express
Dates: November 10th – 11th, 16th – 18th, 23th – 25th, 30th December 1st – 2nd and 7 – 23rd
Hours: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
DiDonato Family Fun Center 1151 S White Horse Pike, Hammonton NJ
Delight in the newest holiday tradition in South Jersey! Perfect for Kids age 1-92, DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express was featured in the 9 Most Dazzling Light Displays in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly and the 7 Most Festive Light Displays by Fun New Jersey.
Your admission includes:
Train ride through millions of Christmas lights
Meet and Greet with Santa and his elves in his Workshop with Free photo op
Present from Santa
Picture opportunity with everyone’s favorite Strike the Snowman and Holiday movie in his snow globe
Cookie treat to enjoy
Walkthrough Holiday Village and visit the Snack and Toy Cottage by Toy Market
One Free round on indoor, 3D glow-in-the-dark mini-golf with every ticket purchased (depending on availability or for a return visit)
One Free Game of Bowling and One shoe rental with every ticket purchased (depending on lane availability or for a return visit)
Details and ticket info HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Lansdowne Landing
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details HERE

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Details HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Diggerland
Details HERE

Sahara Sams Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Friday December 7, 2018

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs as well as afterschool events at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE

Play time with Santa
9:30 AM – 11 AM
at Lulu’s Casita 6 Cricket Ave, Ardmore PA
Join for a very special and fun play date with Santa 
Light breakfast will be served for the kiddos!
Bring letters and your camera.
$20 per child
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM
at Haverford Free Library
for Grades 6-12
No Registration Required
Details HERE

Board Games
3 PM
Upper Darby Municipal Branch
Open to kids in grades 1-12.
Details HERE

After School Board Games
3 PM – 5 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Details HERE

BYOB & Pizza Night at Lulu’s Casita
4 PM – 7:30 PM
at 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA
Lulu’s is open until 7:30pm for more fun, BYOB and pizza starting at 4pm. You can now place your pizza order ahead of time, give us a call, let them know what you want and they will have your pizza waiting for you! Regular admission
Details HERE

Game Day
5 PM – 6 PM
at Yeadon Library
Details HERE

Friday Film – The Family Man PG-13
6:30 PM – 8:45 PM
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
Jack Campbell is a single, wealthy Wall Street trader living the high life. All that magically changes one morning when he wakes up in a suburban New Jersey home with a wife he never married and two children he never had – the life he would have had if he had made different choices as a younger man. A wonderful comedy about second thoughts and second chances.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven. Rated PG-13.
Light refreshments will be available.
This free program will be held in the library’s 2nd floor meeting room. There is no elevator.
Registration is required. Due to the limited number of seats, only adults may attend this program. People who have not signed up might be asked to wait on the 1st floor until show time, when we will know if we have any extra seats. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Details HERE

Pajama Storytime and Activities Featuring The Polar Express
7 PM
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall PA
Join for this beloved Christmas story featuring a young boy who is welcomed aboard on a magical trip to the North Pole where he gets to make his Christmas wish.
Details HERE

Cookbook Club
7 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Sign up at the Reference Desk with a cookie recipe you’d like to make. We’ll make a copy of the recipe to distribute at the cookie exchange. Make 3 dozen cookies to bring to the exchange. We will provide containers to take samples home.
Details HERE

Prospect Park Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
7 PM – 8:30 PM
at Park Square in Prospect Park
Santa will be there! The Interboro High School Band and the Interboro High School Select Choir will be performing. Please bring a canned good for the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry.
Details HERE

Shooting Stars Holiday Spectacular
7:30 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
The Shooting Stars’ Holiday Spectacular showcases the young singers and dancers performing to seasonal favorites with toe-tapping, move-to-the-beat joy including, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “Carol of the Bells,” a tribute to “The Polar Express,” “Sparklejollytwinklejingley,” and many, many more!
90 minutes, plus intermission Recommended for ages four and up
Details and Ticket info HERE

Saturday, December 8, 2018

9th Annual Breakfast with Santa
8:30 PM – 12 PM
at Media VFW Post 3460 11 Hilltop Rd, Media PA
All you can eat breakfast with Santa – After you’ve had your fill at the breakfast buffet, take as many photos as you like with our resident Media Lions Club Claus.
Details HERE

Hillcrest Holiday Shoppe & Winter Blast
8:30 AM – 2 PM
2601 Bond Ave, Drexel Hill, PA
Adults can shop our many vendors, and your little ones can shop at our Kids Holiday Shoppe where everything is priced especially for them. Shopping Helpers will be available for any child who would like to do some “secret shopping”. Kids Holiday Shoppe is CASH ONLY.
Don’t forget to stop by our Treat Table to purchase some delicious baked goods! We’ll also have a fantastic RAFFLE table for you to try your luck!!!
Details HERE

Janice’s Dance Works 2018 Special Needs Holiday Dance Party
9 AM – 10:45 AM
611 N Swarthmore Ave, Ridley Park PA
JDW is hosting a FREE Special Needs Holiday Dance Party for boys and girls ages 5-18 and their families on Saturday December 8th at our Main Studio.
Ages 5-9 from 9-9:45
Ages 10-18 from 10-10:45am
Register online at: www.janicesdanceworks.com
Or use this link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQeEyOACXEe0UX33zaQmyEXoPz7zsmFZVAfqO0a9u8NUxI0g/viewform
Details HERE

Breakfast with Santa
9 AM – 11:30 AM
at  St. James United Church of Christ 135 Myrtle Ave, Havertown, PA
* Buffet breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit and beverages.
* Photo with Santa (and Mrs. Claus!)
* Children’s Craft Table
$7 adults, $3 children 2-12 years old
Details HERE

Santa Claus in Bryn Mawr
9 AM – 11:30 AM
at Bryn Mawr Trust 801 Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr PA
Santa Claus will once again be stopping by the Bryn Mawr Main Office Lobby to meet children of all ages and to pose for a complimentary photo with them. Santa’s visit has become a BMT tradition, stop by with your children or pets!
Details HERE

El Bruncho with Santa!
9:30 AM – 12 PM
at Lulu’s Casita West Chester 109 N. High Street, West Chester, PA
Join Santa Claus on 12/8 for a very special visit with your little one. With all-you-can eat food stations, catered brunch and complimentary mimosas for adults! Don’t forget your letters and camera!
$25 per adult, $15 per child
RSVP: luluscasitawestchester@gmail.com
Details HERE

Pet Photos With Santa
9 AM – 1 PM
at Delco Rescue Mission 6A Rosalie Lane, Aston, PA
Suggested donation of $10 per picture
Details HERE

West Chester Growers Market
9 AM – 1 PM (May through December)
Corner of Church and Chestnut Streets, West Chester, PA
Details HERE

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm (open year round)
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

St. Pius X Craft and Vendor Fair featuring Breakfast with Santa
9 AM – 3 PM
220 Lawrence Rd,
Not only will the kids be able to meet and enjoy breakfast with Santa, but Mom and Dad will have a chance to finish their Christmas lists with access to 45+ specialty vendors and an array of homemade crafts.
Some vendors include Stella and Dot, Doterra Oils, Scentsy, Thirty-One and so much more! We will also have a concierge jeweler on hand to buy gold, silver, platinum, used computers and phones, coins, etc. And you won’t want to miss a shot winning one of this year’s raffles prizes!
Details HERE

Winter Wonderland 2018
10 AM – 12 PM
at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse 3500 Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, PA
Families are invited to Smith for festivities that include winter decorations, messy arts, s’mores making, and live music by Alex & the Kaleidoscope.
*RAIN/SNOW OR SHINE*
$10 per child (accompanying adults free)
Free household admission for Smith members* and ACCESS* cardholders
*No advance tickets needed for current Smith members and ACCESS cardholders. Bring your member/ACCESS card to the event. We can also look up members.
Details HERE

Kids Club Dashing Reindeer
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
$2 per project, ages 3+, supplies included.
$5 per project, ages 6+, supplies included.
Details HERE

SantaFest 2018
10 AM – 1 PM
at American Helicopter Museum & Education Center 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester PA
Santa lets the reindeer rest for the upcoming big day and instead arrives via helicopter!
Come and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Feel free to bring your cameras to take pictures with them!
SantaFest will feature face painting, ornament making, music by Makin’ Music and mini cupcakes and water. Our friends from Paws for People will be here, too.
The cost is $10.00 per person.
He lands at 11 a.m. ready to hear childrens’ wish lists in our colorful Santa’s Workshop.
Helicopter rides will be available (weather permitting) for an additional cost of $60.00 per person.
Details HERE

Holiday Open House & Children’s Book Sale at Prospect Park Library
10 AM – 2 PM
Children of all ages are welcome to stop in anytime between 10am – 2pm for “TREE”mendous craft activities, free goodies & bargain priced gently used books for sale!!
Details HERE

Nativity BVM Christmas Bazaar
10 AM – 2 PM
Nativity BVM School 301 Gayley St, Media, PA
Please join for a wonderful Christmas shopping experience. WVendors and crafters will be on hand showcasing their products in the school gym.
Details and list of vendors HERE

Storytime and Activities Featuring If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 
11 AM
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall PA
What do you do if you a hungry mouse shows up on your doorstep? Give him a cookie, of course
Details HERE

Grow Up Great at The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia
11 AM – 12 PM
Grow Up Great introduces kids to the vibrant world of jazz and musical theater, where kids learn to sing, dance, and use their imaginations during our fun, hour-filled monthly interactive adventure! And best of all, IT’S FREE!
Details HERE

Lunch with Santa
11 AM – 1 PM
at Prospect Park Fire Company 1001 Lincoln Ave, Prospect Park, PA
Come join your Prospect Park neighbors as we celebrate the holidays with Santa! Lunch will be served and coloring activities provided for the children in a festival holiday atmosphere. This event is developed by the Prospect Park Recreation Board and sponsored by the Prospect Park Borough Council. 
Event is limited to residents of Prospect Park due to limited space and supplies.
The Sassy Massy Toy Drive is collecting toys for sick children. Please bring an unwrapped toy that you can place in the donation box if you are able to do so.
The Sassy Massy Toy Drive is collecting toys for sick children. Please bring an unwrapped toy that you can place in the donation box if you are able to do so.
Details HERE

Lunch with Santa
11 AM – 1 PM
at Bethel Springs Elementary School 3280 Foulk Rd, Garnet Valley, PA
Lunch With Santa… Crafts.. ..present.. Meet Mrs. Santa too!
Free Event!
Taking non perishable food for the Bethel Food Bank and Book donations for a worthy charity!
Details HERE

Lunch with Santa
11 AM – 1 PM
at Christ United Methodist Church 600 E Dutton Mill Rd, Brookhaven PA
Santa will be here to visit with the kids! Crafts and a visit with Santa are free. A hot dog lunch (with chips and a drink) is $2. We will also have a Grandma’s Attic table and our annual cookie sale table. Come join us for this event!
Details HERE

Lunch with Santa
11 AM – 2 PM
at Collingdale Firehouse
Join for Lunch with Santa. Dance with Rudolph and Frosty. Parents bring your camera/phone to get a picture with Santa.
ADVANCED TICKETS ONLY
$10 for adults
$6 for children over 2
Tickets on Sale now. Call 484-868-1164 to request your tickets.
If necessary, please leave a message and someone will get back to you.
Details HERE

Santa & Holiday Celebration at Middletown Free Library
11 AM – 4 PM
Sponsored by the MOMS Club of Media
Come join all day on Saturday to celebrate the holiday season!
11am-4pm-Christmas craft stations (coloring pages, card-making, paper trees, etc.)
12pm–Story Time with Mr. Jason
12:30pm– Pictures with SANTA CLAUS!
1:30-3pm–Cookie decorating
11am-12pm & 1:30-4pm–Holiday movies (classics like The Grinch, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Rudolph, etc.)
Registration is not required and it is come & go as you please. Perfect for the whole family and for any ages!
Thanks to the MOMS Club of Media for sponsoring this day of celebration. Check out their Facebook page to learn about other events and how to join.
Details HERE

Lunch with Santa & Mrs. Claus
12 PM – 3 PM
at Swarthmore Pizza and Family Restaurant 601 S Chester Rd, Swarthmore, PA
Lunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Swarthmore Pizza!
Stop by as Mr. and Mrs. Claus walk around the dining room and visit with all the children!!
No Reservations
Bring a Camera
They will be collecting all Christmas List to bring to the North Pole
Details HERE

Chess Club 
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

MAKEbreak “Try Me” Day
1 PM – 3 PM
at Participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Try out some of Michael’s Top 25 Creative Gifts for free
Details HERE

Shooting Stars Holiday Spectacular
2 PM
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
The Shooting Stars’ Holiday Spectacular showcases the young singers and dancers performing to seasonal favorites with toe-tapping, move-to-the-beat joy including, “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “Carol of the Bells,” a tribute to “The Polar Express,” “Sparklejollytwinklejingley,” and many, many more!
90 minutes, plus intermission Recommended for ages four and up
Details and Ticket info HERE

Ray Didinger Book Signing
3 PM
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall PA
“Didinger updates his best-selling book The Eagles Encyclopedia with the departure of Coach Chip Kelly and the dawn of the Doug Pederson era. He provides a new chapter on the 2017-18 season and postseason. And he includes dozens of new player, coach, and front-office profiles as well as Hall of Fame updates on 2018 inductees Brian Dawkins and Terrell Owens. Join us in welcoming him to our store! “
Details HERE

Winter Lights Parade
6 PM – 9 PM
Lansdowne Borough 12 E Baltimore Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
The Parade will start on Greenwood Ave. and go south on
Lansdowne Ave. and on to the Lansdowne Landing.
Come march, drive, dance, and sing along the way!
RAIN DATE: Sunday, December 9 • 6 p.m.
Details HERE

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Breakfast with Santa at The Inn at Villanova University
9 AM – 11 AM
at The Inn at Villanova University 601 County Line Road, Radnor, PA
Join The Inn at Villanova University in partnership with the Club of Greater Philadelphia and MBA Alumni Association for a magical Holiday celebration, starring Santa Claus himself! Enjoy a bountiful, kid-friendly breakfast featuring a hot chocolate bar and many other delectable festive treats. Tickets price also includes reindeer games, crafts, a visit with Santa and a special appearance by Villanova University’s Wil D. Cat.
Ticket Pricing:
$25 for adults
$20 for Children 3-12 years
Free for Children 2 and under
Details, menu and more info HERE

Media Holiday Art, Craft and Gift Show
9 AM – 4 PM
at Penn State Brandywine 25 Yearsley Mill Rd, Media PA
2018 Holiday Art, Craft and Gift Show event. Shop an array of talented vendors offering holiday arts, crafts, and gift items.
Santa Claus will make an appearance!
Details HERE

Sunday Brunch with Santa at Concordville Inn
10 AM – 2 PM
Join us for a special Brunch with Santa this holiday season!
Details, menu and more info HERE

Lunch With Santa at Pizzeria Uno (Newtown Square PA)
11 AM – 2 PM
UNO’s in Newtown Square Presents: Lunch With Santa! Available on Three Different Dates: Sunday, December 9th, Saturday December 15th or Sunday December 16th. From 11:00-2:00. $9.99 Per Child. Bring your camera & get your pictures with Santa taken, enjoy a craft table with Holiday Kid’s Crafts and finish off lunch with an Ice Cream Sundae Bar! Call or email to make your reservations today! 610-353-8667 LSMNewtownSq@unos.com.
Details HERE

Jack Frost Saves Christmas
Nov. 25 to Dec. 30
Sundays at 12 PM
at Media Theatre
Details and ticket info HERE

Lego Club
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at Marple Public Library]
Come join and explore our creativity with LEGOS! All LEGOS will be provided.
Different themes each session!
FREE!
Ages 6-10
Register by phone, email or in person.
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Design A Frame
2 PM – 4 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the frame, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details HERE

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