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Nov
20
Tue
PWCS 118th International Art Exhibition
Nov 20 – Dec 27 all-day

The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The art exhibition includes not only water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints.  Founded in 1900, the PWCS focuses on artists using aqueous media.

Location

The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Since then, various appropriate locations have been home for the art show each year.  This year it will be at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa.  The exhibition has an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.

Juried Show and Jurors

This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay.  The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.

All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years 

Holiday Exhibit: “The Gilded Age of Christmas”
Nov 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 10:00 am

The galleries will highlight antique Christmas ornaments of the early 20th century along with some ornaments and glass icicles from the Pennypacker family. Included on all tours. The Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Holiday tours are offered Tues., Nov. 20th thru Sun., Jan 6th, 2019.
Holiday Tour Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Eve & Day; New Year’s Eve & Day. Tours take approximately 1 hour, last tour at 3 pm each day.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills  T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Holiday Tours at Historic Pennypacker Mills
Nov 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 10:00 am

Take a tour through historic Pennypacker Mills for an unforgettable Victorian Christmas experience! Using vintage inspired ornaments, the Christmas traditions of the early 1900’s, and how the Pennypackers spent their holiday, the site creates a magical experience for visitors. All tours include a stop at the Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets. Groups of 10 or more should contact the site to arrange for a group reservation.

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Holiday tours are offered Tues., Nov. 20th thru Sun., Jan 7th, 2019.
Holiday Tour Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Eve & Day; New Year’s Eve & Day.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Nov
28
Wed
Nathan Willever: Zeldin Fellow Exhibition at the Clay Studio
Nov 28 2018 – Jan 13 2019 all-day

Nathan Willever is the 2017-18 Zeldin Fellow Resident Artist. He is dedicated to exploring the possibilities of using local clay and wood firing to create work inspired by the simplicity of historical American and Asian ceramic forms. The exhibition will display the process of researching, digging, and processing local clay by hand. Sublime surface markings produced by his wood firing techniques complement his use of historical forms for inspiration. 

Dec
12
Wed
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The magic of the holidays comes alive in The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the must-see holiday tradition in Philadelphia. The show debuts Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 a.m. featuring performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas and the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet. A magic flying sleigh ride through the Pennsylvania countryside and above the city of Philadelphia is breathtaking, and audience members are invited to take part in a festive sing-along. 

Stag and Doe Nights with Chestnut Hill
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Brightly lit shops stay open late and welcome visitors with seasonal refreshments and creative gift ideas. Celebrate the spirit of the season as you hear carolers sing, say hello to Santa, and enjoy more good tidings in Chestnut Hill. 

Dec
13
Thu
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The magic of the holidays comes alive in The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the must-see holiday tradition in Philadelphia. The show debuts Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 a.m. featuring performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas and the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet. A magic flying sleigh ride through the Pennsylvania countryside and above the city of Philadelphia is breathtaking, and audience members are invited to take part in a festive sing-along. 

Dec
14
Fri
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The magic of the holidays comes alive in The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the must-see holiday tradition in Philadelphia. The show debuts Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 a.m. featuring performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas and the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet. A magic flying sleigh ride through the Pennsylvania countryside and above the city of Philadelphia is breathtaking, and audience members are invited to take part in a festive sing-along. 

Monthly Community Meal at St. John’s Ambler
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Monthly Community Meal

Presented by St. John’s Ambler

24 N Ridge Ave., Ambler, PA

Every 2nd Friday, 6:30 PM

You are invited to Friday Feast and Fun, a community pot luck held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ambler on the 2nd Friday of every month at 6:30 pm. With activities for your little ones, board games, music, and of course a FEAST, who can say no? No one turned away, always free, come and share a delicious and nutritious meal with your neighbors.

For children 5 and under –
We have high chairs for the littlest little ones, and safe toys for young children.

For children 6 and up –
We have plenty of fun toys and books to read, board games to try, and other kids to meet!

For teenagers –
Come meet some new friends, bring your instrument and jam in the sanctuary, try a board game, learn about cooking.

For young adults –
Looking for a good meal off campus? Tired of ordering pizza, or eating ramen? Trying to make new friends in the area? Looking for a fun date with your new bae? Need somewhere to bring your young children after a long week? Look no further!

Everybody else –
No matter how you come: if you’ve traveled a distance in search of a good meal, or you have a full fridge and you’re just too tired to cook, whether you’re struggling financially, or you have change to spare, if you need a quiet place to relax, or you’re looking for engaging conversation, you’ll find what you are looking for at Friday Feast and Fun. And you’ll have a great meal while you’re at it.

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Dec
15
Sat
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

The magic of the holidays comes alive in The Comcast Holiday Spectacular, the must-see holiday tradition in Philadelphia. The show debuts Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 a.m. featuring performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas and the renowned Pennsylvania Ballet. A magic flying sleigh ride through the Pennsylvania countryside and above the city of Philadelphia is breathtaking, and audience members are invited to take part in a festive sing-along.