Historic Holidays Return to Old City - Festivities Begin on Small Business Saturday and Run Through the New Year

Historic Holidays Return to Old City - Festivities Begin on Small Business Saturday and Run Through the New Year

Celebrate the season in America’s most historic square mile with Historic Holidays in Old City! Festivities kick off on Small Business Saturday, November 24, with the launch of the brand new Old City Holiday Market, presented by Fezziwig’s Sweet Shoppe!  The pop-up Holiday Market, organized by local businesses and located at The Clay Studio’s parking lot (137-139 N. 2nd Street), will feature trees, wreaths, and other holiday greenery by Petit Jardin en Ville, one-of-a-kind gifts from some of Old City’s shops and galleries, and seasonal sips and bites from local restaurants!

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Top Thanksgiving Eve Parties at New Spots in Philadelphia, Happy Hours and Special Kickstart Holiday Season

Top Thanksgiving Eve Parties at New Spots in Philadelphia, Happy Hours and Special Kickstart Holiday Season

Thanksgiving Eve in Philadelphia is one of the biggest nights of the year for bars and restaurants in the Delaware Valley. Celebrate the start of the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend with parties, happy hour and special events at four brand-new area hot spots, including Stats on 17th (111 S. 17th St.), Tradesman’s (1322 Chestnut St.), Kontrol (1320 Chestnut Street) and The Bercy in Ardmore (7 Lancaster Ave.). All locations will be hosting Thanksgiving Eve extravaganzas on the night of Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Slip out of the office early - and raise a glass with your friends, neighbors and family members. Details for each Thanksgiving Eve Party in Philadelphia and the Main Line are found below.

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Ardmore's Cricket Cringle Brings Outdoor Pop-Up Holiday Market to the Main Line with Shopping, Music, Food, and Family Fun

Ardmore's Cricket Cringle Brings Outdoor Pop-Up Holiday Market to the Main Line with Shopping, Music, Food, and Family Fun

Ardmore Initiative will kick-off the holidays with the return of the 5th Annual Cricket Cringle on Friday November 30 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, and Saturday, December 1 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Main Line's festive open-air holiday market is a two-day pop-up festival that takes over Cricket Avenue at Lancaster, and features over 40 artists, makers, businesses and restaurants, plus complimentary tote bags, live music, performances, cookie decorating, Santa's arrival, free hot cocoa, live greenery, decorations and tons of holiday cheer. This year, vendors will include a mix of Downtown businesses, local artists and makers, new and long-time restaurants, and popular food trucks. Bring Santa's shopping list for everything from jewelry, housewares, clothing, greens, wreaths, toys and gifts for all ages. Food trucks and food vendors will feature seasonal food and drink menus, including holiday cocktails and seasonal craft beer. Cricket Cringle is free and open to the public. The event is rain or shine. Visit destinationardmore.com for the entertainment schedule and final list of vendors.

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Christmas Village Brings Big Surprises to Baltimore with New 65 Feet Tall Ferris Wheel, Special Preview Weekend, Expanded Layout and More Food

Christmas Village Brings Big Surprises to Baltimore with New 65 Feet Tall Ferris Wheel, Special Preview Weekend, Expanded Layout and More Food

Christmas Village in Baltimore will once again transform West Shore Park (501 Light Street) into a traditional indoor and outdoor German Christmas Market. For the new holiday season, this annual Baltimore tradition will even open one weekend early (Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018) to give visitors the opportunity to catch a first glimpse at the remodeled event venue featuring not only an indoor area, but also an extended outdoor area with booths around a magnificent Christmas trees and along the Inner Harbor promenade.

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Michael McDonald Brings the Holiday Hits to Bucks County with the Season of Peace, Holiday and Hits Tour at Parx Casino

Michael McDonald Brings the Holiday Hits to Bucks County with the Season of Peace, Holiday and Hits Tour at Parx Casino

Five-time Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald will bring his Season of Peace, Holiday and Hits Tour to Parx Casino® on Friday, November 30, 2018. Following the release of Season of Peace: The Christmas Collection on BMB, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter will usher in the holidays in Bucks County with Christmas favorites like “White Christmas/Winter Wonderland," “Oh Holy Night,” “Children Go Where I Send Thee” and a new version of “Winter Wonderland." This special holiday performance will take place at The Xcite Center, with doors opening at 7:00pm and the show starting at 8:00pm. Tickets are $45.00 to $250.00. VIP and meet and greet packages are available. Each and every ticket holder will receive a copy of Season of Peace included with their ticket price. Tickets and packages are available now at  www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.

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Grammy Award-Winning 80's Hitmaker Rick Springfield Gets Up Close and Personal with Stripped Down Tour at Parx Casino

Grammy Award-Winning 80's Hitmaker Rick Springfield Gets Up Close and Personal with Stripped Down Tour at Parx Casino

Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, welcomes Rick Springfield on Thursday, December 6, 2018 with his “Stripped Down - An Intimate Performance of Music and Storytelling.” This intimate concert performance will feature an all acoustic set in The Xcite Center. Tickets are $29 to 69 each. Doors open at 7:00pm, with the show starting at 8:00pm.For more information and tickets, visit www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, welcomes Rick Springfield on Thursday, December 6, 2018 with his “Stripped Down - An Intimate Performance of Music and Storytelling.” This intimate concert performance will feature an all acoustic set in The Xcite Center. Tickets are $29 to 69 each. Doors open at 7:00pm, with the show starting at 8:00pm.For more information and tickets, visit www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Invites Audiences Behind the Scenes for See and Be Scene Staged Reading Preview

Philadelphia Theatre Company Invites Audiences Behind the Scenes for See and Be Scene Staged Reading Preview

Philadelphia Theatre Company invites theatre lovers to See and Be Scene, a one-night only staged-reading showcase on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 7:00pm. Producing Artistic Director Paige Price has assembled some of the hottest talent in local theatre for an up-close-and-personal preview of potential work for the company’s 2019-2020 season. In an informal reading setting, actors will present scenes from eight plays and musicals.

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Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Daughtry Brings Cage to Rattle Tour to Philadelphia Region at Parx Casino

Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Daughtry Brings Cage to Rattle Tour to Philadelphia Region at Parx Casino

Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, welcomes rock n' roll hitmakers Daughty to the Xcite Center on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Led by frontman Chris Daughtry, the band's lineup features Josh Steely on lead, Josh Paul on bass, Brian Craddock on rhythm, Elvio Fernandes on keyboards, and Brandon Maclin on drums.  Daughtry is currently on tour to support their fifth studio album, Cage to Rattle, which was released this past summer. Tickets are $40 to $80 each, and include a physical CD copy of Cage to Rattle. Customers will receive an email with instructions on how to redeem their album. Doors open at 7:00pm, with the show starting at 8:00pm. For more information and tickets, visit www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.

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Roy Orbison Returns to the Stage at Parx Casino with First-of-its-Kind Hologram Concert Tour - Featuring the Philly Pops and Julian Frampton

Roy Orbison Returns to the Stage at Parx Casino with First-of-its-Kind Hologram Concert Tour - Featuring the Philly Pops and Julian Frampton

Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, announces the on-stage return of Rock and Roll legend Roy Orbison.  Performing his greatest hits, accompanied on stage by The Philly Pops, the iconic hall of musician is set to return with In Dreams: Roy Orbison In Concert - The Hologram Tour.  Julian Frampton (son of rock and roll legend Peter Frampton) will open the show. Following record-breaking sales in the UK, tickets are now on sale and going fast for this special performance at Parx Casino's The Xcite Center on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 8:00pm.  Doors for the show open at 7:00pm. Tickets are $30.00 to $50.00, and are available now by visiting www.parxcasino.com/xcitecenter.

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Christmas Village in Philadelphia Presented by Bank of America Announces Return to LOVE Park with Preview Weekend, Expanded Seating and New Beer Tastings

Christmas Village in Philadelphia Presented by Bank of America Announces Return to LOVE Park with Preview Weekend, Expanded Seating and New Beer Tastings

Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by Bank of America will again transform LOVE Park (15th and JFK Boulevard) into a traditional, open-air German Christmas Market. Following last year’s 10th Anniversary, Christmas Village is back again from Thanksgiving Day and run through Christmas Eve, with a Preview Weekend on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18, 2018.

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