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Join Stage and Ice Adventures This Weekend in Philadelphia and the Southern New Jersey Shore

Whether you’re in the mood for a stage production, art and stories, or some calming craft time, there’s plenty to enjoy this weekend. Go explore all that Philadelphia and the Southern New Jersey Shore have to offer with these fun events. 

The Phantom Tollbooth

January 19-21 (Various Times)

Wolf Playhouse

Bryn Mawr, PA

Enjoy this play and watch young Milo on a whimsical adventure. Follow him as he’s tasked with saving princesses from the Land of Ignorance.

Disney on Ice Reach for the Stars

January 18-21

Boardwalk Hall

Atlantic City, NJ

See all of your children’s favorite Disney characters on the ice at this magical event. Join favorites like Rapunzel, Elsa, and, of course, Mickey at this breathtaking show.

Glory of Stories

January 19 10:30 AM

Delaware Art Museum

Wilmington, DE

Help your child fall in love with museums. Enjoy a story and then an introduction to a piece of art designed especially for children.


January 20 1:00 PM

Brigantine Branch Library

Brigantine, NJ

Keep the creative parts of your brain in good working order. Join this event to take part in multiple crafting opportunities in a group setting.

Finders Keepers

January 20 12:00 PM

PHIT Comedy at Second Stage

Philadelphia, PA

Kids love comedy too! Take the kids to this family-friendly improv show. The entire family will enjoy an afternoon of giggles and fun with PHIT Comedy.


January 20 9:30 AM

Mays Landing Branch Library

Mays Landing, NJ

Keep your body limber and toned with this Pilates class at the Mays Landing Library.  Participate in a fun strength and conditioning workout at this group event.

Build Your Own Terrarium

January 21 10:00 AM

Linvilla Orchards

Media, PA

Build a beautiful terrarium to view a world of plant life in your home. Create your own terrarium or add extra supplies and transform your creation into a fairy garden at Linvilla Orchards.

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Through February 4 (Various Times)

Walnut Street Theater

Philadelphia, PA

Murder and intrigue abound in this play adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles by Ken Ludwig. View just 5 actors portraying 40 different characters in this hilarious stage production.




What’s Happening in Philadelphia and the Northern New Jersey Shore This Week

Keep yourself and holiday visitors entertained over the weekend. With musical performances, special museum exhibits, and seasonal events to offer, it isn’t hard to find fun both before and after Christmas day in Philly and the Northern New Jersey Shore.

My Very Own Polar Bear

Through December 31 various times 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM

Act II Playhouse- Philadelphia, PA

This play tells the sweet tale of a girl and her toy polar bear who isn’t a toy but real to her. Take the family to see this play about a Christmas present that transforms the life of a child.

Christmas Eve Special at the Atlantic City Comedy Club

December 24 8:30 PM

Atlantic City Comedy Club- Atlantic City, NJ

Ring in your Christmas celebration with a night of laughs. Hear multiple comedians at this special event at the Atlantic City Comedy Club.

Terracotta Warriors

Through March 2018

The Franklin Institute- Philadelphia, PA

Delight the archeology buff in your family by taking in this exhibit at The Franklin Institute. These life-sized terracotta figures on display date back to 210 BC. View these and other ancient Chinese artifacts at this exhibit.

Winter Wonderland in Butterflies

December 24 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University- Philadelphia, PA

Learn more about butterflies at this exhibit. See the ANSP butterfly habitat turn snowy white as the Morpho Polyphemus butterflies turn the exhibit into a beautiful wintry scene.

The Colonial Drive Christmas Light Display

Through January 7

155 Colonial Drive Langhorne, PA

Tune into 92.1 at this location to see a moving light display dance before your eyes. This is a great free event the whole family will enjoy!

Handel’s Messiah

December 21-22 7:00 PM

The Kimmel Center- Philadelphia, PA

See the Philadelphia Orchestra perform this time honored oratorio. Enjoy an evening hearing classics such as The Hallelujah Chorus performed to kick off your Christmas weekend.

Big Daddy Graham’s A Row Home Christmas

December 22, 23, and 26 8:00 PM

Players Club of Swarthmore- Swarthmore, PA

Follow this tale of a local firefighter who is hired to play Santa Claus in a church production. The events that follow will forever change his life.

Winter Dinner Party Cooking Class

December 21 6:00 PM

The Viking Cooking School at Harrah’s- Atlantic City, NJ

Perfect your technique for the perfect winter dinner party in this class. Master recipes such as Oysters Rockefeller and Veal Oscar in this class at the Viking Cooking School.


December 26-31

The Kimmel Center- Philadelphia, PA

Stomp! is back! See the famous percussive stage production live at the Kimmel Center. You won’t be able to help yourself from tapping along with the beat to this exciting performance.