Main Line Happenings: Dec. 11-17

From horse drawn carriage rides to musical performances, here are nine events you won’t want to miss this week.




Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale.

Aimee Mann at Colonial Theatre
Dec. 14, 8 p.m., Phoenixville

Academy Award nominated singer-songwriter, Aimee Mann, will perform her latest album, Mental Illness, at Phoenixville’s Colonial Theatre. Mann’s longtime collaborator, Ted Leo, will also perform.

A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play
Dec. 15-31, West Chester

The Resident Theatre Company reimagines this Charles Dickens classic as a 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects.

Kennett Square Community Caroling
Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m., Kennett Square

Join in on the holiday festivities at Kennett Square’s annual town caroling, led by the Kennett Community Choir.

Holiday Music with the Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale
Dec. 15, 8-10 p.m., Wayne

The award-winning Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale stops by St. Katherine of Siena for a night of festive tunes as the 120-member group celebrates its 50th season.

Family Culinary Workshop: Holiday Cookie Tin
Dec. 16, Wayne

Spend the morning baking delicious holiday cookies at the Wayne Art Center. This family-friendly celebration has two time slots: 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3:30 p.m.

Nutcracker Sweets: Desserts & Dancing
Dec. 16, 1-2:15 p.m., Bryn Mawr

Ballet 180 presents its debut production of Nutcracker Sweets, a fresh take on the beloved story, combining dance and sweet treats.

Beru Revue: 21st Christmas Show and Benefit
Dec. 16, 8 p.m., Ardmore

Rock out for a good cause at Beru Revue’s annual holiday show at Ardmore Music Hall. Proceeds will benefit Shatterproof, a national nonprofit that aids those battling addiction.

Skate with Santa
Dec. 17, 1-3 p.m., Ardmore

Take a twirl around the ice with Santa and his elves at the Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society.

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Dec. 17, 12-3 p.m., Kennett Square

It’s your last chance to take a ride on a horse drawn carriage through historic Kennett Square this season. 

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