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Radnor Weekend: Holiday and Fireworks, Breakfast with Santa, Almost Maine and Concerts

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Radnor Weekend: Holiday and Fireworks, Breakfast with Santa, Almost Maine and Concerts


Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these local events.

Holidays and Fireworks at the Willows

  • When: Sunday, December 9 from 2 – 5 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Join Radnor Township to celebrate the holiday season at this wonderful, free, family event! The celebration will feature live entertainment, music, refreshments, and even a visit from Santa himself. The Radnor Girl Scouts will be on hand offering arts and crafts projects for participants to enjoy. To cap it all off, the night will conclude at 5 p.m., with an exciting fireworks display.
  • Cost: Free

Christmas Planetarium Show

  • When: December 7, 8, 14 and 15.  7 and 8 p.m. shows each night
  • Where:
  • Why Go: The show is based on a dialog between an astronomer and his five-year-old daughter who wants to know why we have certain Christmas traditions. The show explains the origins of many of our Christmas customs and then investigates when Jesus might have been born. For more information, please visit their website.
  • Cost: Reserve tickets by emailing planet@eastern.edu with name and number of seats requested.  $5.00 per seat.  

RHS Radnor Actors Workshop Presents: Almost Maine

  • When: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Radnor High School
  • Why Go: Come out for the Radnor High School's winter play production of "Almost, Maine," a charming work by John Cariani and the most produced play in high schools! "Almost, Maine" is a heartwarming comedy exploring love lost – and found – and is refreshing and new.
  • Cost: $10 for adults and $8 for Radnor students

Breakfast with Santa and Gingerbread House Contest

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8:30 - 11 a.m.
  • Where: Radnor Middle School, 150 Louella Ave., Wayne
  • Why Go: Visit with Santa, enjoy breakfast, a gingerbread and candy house contest, face painting, cookie decorating and a secret shop where children can purchase gifts for loved ones. Entries for the gingerbread and candy house contest must be in by 9 a.m. for judging at 10 a.m.  The contest is split into two divisions: kindergarten through 2nd-grade and 3rd-grade and up.  All proceeds benefit the Radnor High School Scholorship Fund. 
  • Cost: $5 per child and $7 per adult

Afternoon Holiday Tea

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15 from 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Where: Radnor Hotel
  • Why Go: This magical and fun-filled afternoon starts by being greeted and escorted by a Toy Soldier to your table. You will enjoy fresh baked scones, a variety of sandwiches, miniature pastries and delicious homemade holiday cookies, as well as sparkling apple cider, a selection of tea, hot chocolate or chocolate milk. Once tea is finished, enjoy a storyteller who will capture everyone’s attention by her interactive and imaginative stories, festive caroling, and the kids will create a holiday card. Each child will receive a Story Book Gift to take home and treasure.
  • Cost: $59.95 for one adult and one child

Christmas Vespers

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.
  • Where: Valley Forge Military Academy & College 1001 Eagle Rd, Wayne
  • Why Go: The annual Christmas Vespers held in the Chapel of Cornelius the Centurion, VFMAC will celebrate the Nine Lessons of Christmas with sacred music and scripture readings.
  • Cost: Free

Tree Lighting, Carol Sing and Santa's Arrival

  • When: Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: A great night in Bryn Mawr. From 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., enjoy the sounds of the Haverford Notables and Baldwin B Flats as they sing throughout Bryn Mawr. The tree lighting will take place at the gazebo next to the Ludington Library at 7 p.m., and at 7:30 p.m., Santa will arrive on a Bryn Mawr Fire Co. truck. Holiday treats provided by Bake 425.
  • Cost: Free

Villanova Jazz Band Christmas Concert

  • When: Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: This week is all about the free concerts at Villanova.  On Thursday night come out and enjoy a spirited Christmas Concert with the Villanova Jazz Band!
  • Cost: Free

Gospel Choir's Annual Winter Concert

  • When: Friday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where:  
  • Why Go: Join the Gospel Choir for a musical celebration of the Christmas season.  
  • Cost: Free, Donations appreciated.

Christmas Concert with the Haveners and Spires

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Enjoy Christmas Favorites at this highlight of the Christmas Season on Campus!   The concert concludes with the Vivaldi Gloria featuring the combined choirs (well over 100 voices) accompanied by String Quartet!  
  • Cost: Free

Kid's Matinee: Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.
  • Where:Bryn Mawr Film Institute
  • Why Go: Kid's matinee this week is Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs,  an inventive animated comedy, inspired by Judi Barrett’s bestseller.
  • Cost: $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for kids.

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