Weekend Planner: December 2, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Dec. 2 - Dec. 4, 2015.


Top Picks for This Weekend

Two local towns use a pinch of holiday magic to transform into 19th-century London Sat. & Sun. for FREE Dickens Festivals. On Sat., Medford, NJ’s Main St. features carriage rides, live music, face panting, magicians, a live nativity and the Give and Take Jugglers. Narberth, PA’s Sun. fest treats families to a scanger hunt, period carolers & vendors, ballet performances, puppet shows and intricate ice sculptures.



Find seasonal fun at the FREE Holiday Open House Fri.-Sun. at Wilmington, DE’s Rockwood Park & Museum, complete with kids' choirs, Snow Queen performances, selfies with St. Nick, twinkling light displays, a Secret Santa Shop, costumed characters, the Giving Tree and seasonal fare.




ing in the holidays in festive Philly style Sun. with the Charms of Fairmount Park’s Family Day, an event that spans six mansions and features activities (think stage-combat workshops, puppet making & music) hosted by family-favorite venues like the Franklin Institute, the Please Touch Museum and Smith Memorial Playground. (Part of A Very Philly Christmas series of events.



Friday Night Lights at Philly's Morris Arboretum, Fri.

Handspun Metal Ornament Necklace Workshop at Garnet Valley, PA's Darlington Arts Center, Fri. & Natural Ornament-Making Workshop at Gladwyne, PA's Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Sun.

Lucia Fest and Christmas Market at Philly's American Swedish Historical Museum, Sat.

A Farmer's Christmas at Dover, DE's Delaware Agricultural Museum, Sat.

FREE Christmas on the Farm at Lambertville, NJ's Howell Living History Farm, Sat.

FREE Celebrations Around the World at Philly's Penn Museum, Sat.

Nutcracker Tea Party at Dover, DE's Schwartz Center for the Arts, Sat. & Nutcracker Tour and Tea Party at Odessa, DE's Collins-Sharp House, Sun.

Winter Workshop at Cherry Hill, NJ's Springdale Farms, Sat.

Zoo Noel at Philly's Philadelphia Zoo, Sat. & Sun.

Kick Off the Season at Princeton, NJ's Terhune Orchards, Sun

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