Dickens Festival & Chanukah on Ice!

As the cold winter holidays quickly approach, family events are heating up! Here's what's happening this weekend.

Philly & the 'burbs

The Narberth Dickens Festival will feature live street performances, scavenger hunts, puppet shows and horse & carriage rides.

Head to Latkepalooza in Philadelphia for a delicious day featuring kids music performances.

South Jersey

Happy Chanukah! Ice skate to Jewish music, make an art project, enjoy on-ice activities, and watch the creation and lighting of a 5-ft. ice menorah at Chanukah on Ice in Voorhees.

The 5th annual Wildwoods' Family Holiday Celebration this weekend includes a parade, a tree lighting ceremony, a holiday bazaar with crafters & kids' activities.

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If you've been thinking to add a furry addition to the family, head to the Whisker Wonderland Pet Adoption Fair in Newark.

Try a chilly hike with a hot cocoa reward in at the Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington.

Kids can watch the classic Home Alone for free at Theatre N at Nemours in Wilmington.

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Categories: FYI, Weekend Planner