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December 2019

Brandywine River Museum Presents – Breakfast with the Trains 2019

December 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Brandywine River Museum, 1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317 United States
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All aboard! Experience an exclusive, behind-the-scenes visit with the Brandywine River Museum of Art’s train display. Discover how the extensive layout is created and the complicated multitasking it takes to keep everything running. This before-hours event includes a private viewing of the trains in action with Brandywine Railroad engineers, special activities for the youngest train fans, and a continental breakfast (including assorted pastries, yogurt, granola, fruit, coffee, milk and juice) in the Museum’s Millstone Café. Children will receive a Brandywine…

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Santa at Hagley Museum

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
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Bring the kids to take photos with Santa. Santa will make appearances on the second floor of Hagley's Visitor Center from 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., and 3 to 4 p.m. Gingerbread houses will be on display, and visitors can vote for their favorite ones. Families can see the residence and barn decorated for the holidays during self-guided tours. Activities are included with admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington,…

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Winterthur Presents-Live Performance of “A Christmas Carol”

December 11, 2019 - December 12, 2019

Reserve your tickets now for this popular holiday event.  This heart-warming one man show of the classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol, performed by Charles Dickens' great-great-grandson, Gerald Dickens.  A meet and greet follows each performance. Ticket price: $22.00 adult, $20.00 Winterthur member, $15.00 children 12 & under Advance tickets are strongly recommended.  Call 1.800.448.3883 to purchase your tickets today.  Check our website for performance times. 

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Brandywine Ballet’s Nutcracker 2019

December 13, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Brandywine Ballet, 700 S High St
West Chester, PA 19382 United States
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Our 40thAnniversary production of The Nutcracker will be sure to delight audiences as it continues to be one of the region’s favorite holiday traditions. From December 12 – 22, 2019, audience members can join Clara and her Uncle Drosselmeyer as they battle the Mouse King, travel to a magical land of dancing Snowflakes, and finally to the Land of Sweets to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy who rewards them with performances by a cast of sweet characters.  See our website for…

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A Sugartown Christmas 2019

December 14, 2019
Historic Sugartown, 690 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355 United States
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Bring your family to Historic Sugartown for some holiday fun. Explore the historic village festively decorated for the season. Visit with Santa at our c. 1805 William Garrett House and see demonstrations in our Book Bindery. Sugar up at Sugartown! In our Carriage Museum, kids will get a chance to decorate holiday cookies to eat and help decorate our gingerbread version of our village. Visitors can also try their hand at making Victorian-style ornaments and cards. Check out our gift…

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American Helicopter Museum Presents – Santa Fest 2019

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
American Helicopter Museum, 1220 American Blvd
West Chester, PA United States
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Santa lets the reindeer rest for the upcoming big day and instead arrives via helicopter. He flies in at 11am ready to hear children’s wish lists in our colorful Santa's Workshop. Feel free to bring your cameras to take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus too.  SantaFest will feature face painting, music and more. Our friends from Paws for People will be here, too. You can even make ornaments for your Christmas tree. Don't miss this unique holiday fun! The cost is…

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January 2020

Delaware Museum of Natural History – Be The Dinosaur

Wed, January 1 - Sun, January 19
Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE United States
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Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it and be the dinosaur.Drawing on today’s modern technology and tested and approved by the world’s top paleontologists, Be the Dinosaur™ is an interactive and engaging exhibit where you’ll experience what it was like to roam the Earth 65 million years ago. Hunt. Eat. Hide. Survive.

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Museum of American Revolution Presents – We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration

Sat, January 18 - Mon, January 20
Museum of American Revolution, 101 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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Discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world as we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. and the day of service. The Museum will feature diverse programming that discusses a variety of communities during the Revolution who banded together to push boundaries for what they felt was best for themselves, the community, and the world. On select days join a free, 30-minute talk of the Museum’s core galleries to learn stories of…

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The Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival 2020

Sun, January 26
Unionville High School, 750 Unionville Road
Kennett Square, PA United States
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The Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival, the largest in the tri-state region, will be held Jan. 26 at a new location - Unionville High School. The Festival raises funds for United Way of Southern Chester County. Tickets are on sale now at www.KennettChocolate.org.  VIP ticket holders gain early entrance at noon.  General admission opens at 1PM.  Additional tasting tickets are available.  Parking is free at our new location.  The enormously popular “Year of Living Chocolate!” raffle is back!  At $10/ticket or $20/3, you…

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February 2020

Historic Sugartown’s Cabin Fever Saturday

Sat, February 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Surgartown, 273 Boot Road
Malvern, PA 19355 United States
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Ward off the winter blahs at Historic Sugartown!  Put away the video games and come out to Historic Sugartown to play the way kids did during the 1700s & 1800s! On Saturday, February 1st, Historic Sugartown will offer Cabin Fever Saturday, a fun-filled family event in Sugartown’s Carriage Museum from 11 am – 2 pm.  There will a variety of kid-friendly crafts, old-fashioned games and demonstrations presented by local cultural organizations including Historic Sugartown, Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, Paoli Battlefield, American…

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