TGIF! Ready for the weekend? If you're looking for something fun, entertaining, or educational to do in Southeastern, PA, you've come to the right place. We've created a list of some of our favorite events this weekend so you won't miss a thing. Enjoy!
PHOTO COURTESY OF LEHIGH VALLEY ZOO
November 9, 2018, to December 30, 2018
5:30PM – 10:00PM (Wednesday through Sunday)
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday - Adults | $14, Children (ages 2-11) | $9
Lehigh Valley Zoo Members - Adults | $5, Children (ages 2-11) | $4
Lehigh Valley Zoo and presenting sponsor Christmas Décor are filled with excitement for the most magical time of the year as they will kick off their fifth season of Winter Light Spectacular on Friday, November 9, 2018!
Last season, the popular nighttime fundraiser for the Zoo attracted over 63,400 guests from over 9 different states across 38 event nights. This season’s Winter Light Spectacular will feature 37 scheduled event nights. Winter Light Spectacular runs 5:30PM – 10:00PM on Wednesday through Sunday from November 9, 2018, to December 30, 2018. The event will be on break for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Winter Light Spectacular is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Lehigh Valley Zoo, the leader in animal conservation in the Lehigh Valley. Revenue from these fundraisers go towards animal conservation projects at the zoo to benefit all of their beautiful animals and conservation programs right here in the Lehigh Valley.
Bundle up and enjoy the beauty of nature as you stroll through tree-lined paths lit up by over 1.1 million twinkling lights and themed animated displays! Warm up next to the cozy outdoor fire pits, while enjoying hot cocoa and s’mores. Don’t forget the camera to capture the children’s delight when they encounter Santa, The Grinch, Woody, Buzz, Elsa, Princess Belle, Olaf, Minions and friends!
Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street
UPenn Football celebrates homecoming with a game against Harvard!
Historic Franklin Field is a legendary, yet somewhat under-the-radar stadium that sits right in the shadow of Philadelphia’s Center City. The stadium dates all the way back to 1895 and served as the home of the Philadelphia Eagles from 1958 to 1970. The University of Pennsylvania has five home games at Franklin Field this fall, including their homecoming game against Harvard University on Saturday, November 10.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THEATRE HORIZON
November 8 - December 16 (select dates)
Theatre Horizon, 401 DeKalb Street, Norristown
With a jubilant, Grammy Award-winning score including jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple stays true to Alice Walker's novel about the power of unending love.
Click HERE for tickets.
PHOTO COURTESY OF PEDDLER'S VILLAGE
Kick-off to the Holidays at Peddler's Village
Friday, November 9th, 5:30 - 9:00 PM
Free Admission and Parking
Start the season of celebrations at our Kickoff to the Holidays on Friday, November 9, 5:30 - 9:00 PM Festive fun, caroling and tree lighting lead up to the Village-wide Grand Illumination Celebration on November 16th.
We begin with Mrs. Claus' Magical arrival at Giggleberry Fair
Mrs. Claus will greet guests for selfies and "Wish List" Letter Writing to Santa.
Free hot cider, hot chocolate and cookies for all!
Enjoy a Christmas sing-a-long with Lolly & Yoyo.
Make a free tree ornament with Santa’s Elves. Your ornament will hang on the tree at Giggleberry Fair ready for Santa’s arrival on November 16 in the Village.
A Tree Lighting inside Giggleberry Fair
At 7:30 p.m., lights go on with Mrs. Claus inside Giggleberry Fair.
This event ends at 9:00 PM
Click HERE for more details.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KIMMEL CENTER
Tuesday, November 6th to Sunday, November 18th
Academy Of Music, 240 S Broad St., Philadelphia
The tale of Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket comes to life on the Academy of Music stage as the Broadway version of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory takes residence in Philadelphia this November.
Click HERE for information and tickets.
PHOTO COURTESY OF ST. THOMAS WHITEMARSH
Saturday, November 10th, 6:30 to 9pm
610 Church Road, Flourtown
Join them Saturday, November 10th for a Very Special Evening Sale!
The Main Barn at St. Thomas Whitemarsh will be filled with unique & special items from Bric A Brac, Cinderella, Top Shop, Mens, Linens, Furniture & Books. Come enjoy the lights, music & some yummy treats offered at Mac’s Cafe. It’s a great time to find that perfect item for your home or holiday gift ~ Join them for this fun shopping experience!
Contact Laura Bauder @ [email protected] for information.
Click HERE for details.
November 9, 2018 - November 11, 2018
St. Sophia Church, Saints Faith, Hope & Agape, 900 S. Trooper Rd, Jeffersonville
Friday-Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm
Free Admission and Free Parking
Come browse over 40 unique crafters while enjoying our homemade Greek delicacies
all under one roof! Enjoy Greek favorites like SPANAKOPITA, MOUSSAKA, PASTITSIO, LAMB SHANK and BAKLAVA.Missed our Grecian Festivals this year? No problem - you can get your Greek food fix and do your Christmas shopping all in one place!
Don’t forget to tour their beautifully painted Byzantine-style Church.
Click HERE for more details.
Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton Street, Camden
Saturday, November 10th, 1pm- 5pm
$50.00 per adult
Enjoy the combination of craft beer, cigars and cheesesteaks from Donkey's Food Truck at the Suds and Stogies Beer and Wine Festival, taking place on board the Battleship New Jersey and along the surrounding pier. Evil Genius Beer Company, SweetWater Brewing Company, Flying Fish Brewing Company and more breweries provide holiday beverages while samples of Cappelli Brothers Cigars are available on the pier. Guests can also take tours of the historic ship and enjoy live music.
20% Savings for Battleship Members at Box Office
Click HERE for tickets.
Sunday, November 11th, 8:20 PM
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia Eagles face the Dallas Cowboys for what’s sure to be an important NFC East pisional game.
1140 RYDAL ROAD, RYDAL, PA
OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH , 1 -3 PM
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Sources: visitphilly.com, uwishunu.com, eventbrite.cpm, valleyforge.org, eventful.com
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