December 23, 2011
Weekend Picks, Christmas Edition: Last Minute Shopping, Feast Of The Seven Fishes, Christmas Dinner, “Being Jewish At Christmas,” The Nutcracker And More
The most wonderful weekend of the year is upon us (actually, we think every weekend in Philadelphia is wonderful), and there are plenty of ways to celebrate.
We have a highly curated list of the best options for Christmas Eve and Christmas night dinner, what holiday happenings are worth your time this weekend, and what non-Christmas celebrations are going on as well.
Our top picks for this long holiday weekend, Friday night through Monday, below:
Friday, December 23
Haddonfield’s Candlelight Shopping — Closing Day!
Twelve Nights of Christmas Cocktails at Square 1682 — Closing Day!
Laughing All the Way at Act II Playhouse (Fri, Sat)
1812 Productions’ This Is The Week That Is (Fri, Mon)
Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker (Fri, Sat, Mon)
Saturday, December 24
Christmas Village in Philadelphia — Closing Day!
Reading Terminal Market Holiday Railroad (Fri, Sat, Mon)
ToyTime and Under the Tree at the Mercer Museum (Fri, Sat, Mon)
Read on, below.
Arden Theatre’s Charlotte’s Web (Fri, Sat)
Theatre Horizons’ Voices Of Christmas (Fri, Sat, Mon)
A Brandywine Christmas (Fri, Sat, Mon)
Sunday, December 25: Merry Christmas!
Comcast Center Holiday Spectacular (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Longwood Gardens Christmas (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Gas & Electric Arts’ Hershel And The Hanukkah Goblins (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Monday, December 26
Macy’s Holiday Light Show (Fri, Sat, Mon)
Jersey Boys at the Forrest Theatre (Fri, Mon)
Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs at the Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Mon)