Main Line Happenings: Nov. 27-Dec. 3

From QVC’s annual Christmas parade to a slew of winter celebrations, here are 11 events you won’t want to miss this week.




Photo courtesy of the Chadds Ford Historical Society.

Lankenau Medical Center Holiday Fair
Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Wynnewood

Shop for jewelry, handbags and homemade gourmet candy at Lankenau’s annual Holiday Fair. Be sure to check out the White Elephant sale of second-hand treasures, as well as the bake sale.

38th Annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade
Dec. 1, 7:15 p.m., West Chester

QVC’s annual Christmas Parade, which draws more than 40,000 spectators to the streets of downtown West Chester, features local schools, businesses, marching bands and other service organizations.

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Drexel Hill

Theatreworks USA brings this classic holiday musical to life at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.

Christmas at Colonial Gardens
Dec. 1, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Phoenixville

Colonial Gardens transforms into a festive wonderland this holiday season. Take a stroll through the dazzling landscape and take in the synchronized light show.

Penns Woods Winery’s 7th Annual Ugly Sweater Party
Dec. 1, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Chadds Ford

Don your favorite festive sweater and head to Penns Woods Winery’s ugly sweater party for some holiday fun. Prizes will be given out to the top three ugliest get-ups.

Handcrafted Holiday Sale
Dec. 1-9, Wallingford

The Community Arts Center and the Potters Guild host their annual artisan market featuring one-of-a-kind handcrafted pieces. There will also be performances by pianist Jeff Knoettner and the Media Chamber Chorale.

Main Line Art Center Members Exhibition
Dec. 1-Jan. 3, Haverford

The Main Line Art Center’s month-long Members Exhibition kicks off this week and features a range of affordable works in a variety of mediums.

Winterfest at the King of Prussia Town Center
Dec. 2, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., King of Prussia

Seasonal fun abounds at this winter extravaganza, which promises ice sculptures, local school choir performances, cookie decorating, hot chocolate and more. It’s also the perfect time to sample the KOP Town Center’s newest restaurants.

Twilight Tidings at the Tavern
Dec. 2, Chadds Ford

Tour Chadds Ford’s historic Barns-Brinton House to learn about 18th century holiday celebrations. Visitors—who must be 21 and over—can enjoy complimentary festive food and beverages, too.

Children’s Holiday Tea at the Radnor Hotel
Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m., St. Davids

Holiday Tea at the Radnor Hotel is a family-friendly tradition complete with award-winning refreshments, a visit from the Holiday Fairy, storytelling and crafts.

Breakfast with Santa at the Philadelphia Zoo
Dec. 2-3, 8-10 a.m., Philadelphia

Santa Claus will stop by the country’s first zoo this weekend for a delicious holiday breakfast buffet. 

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