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Nov
20
Tue
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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

Dec
16
Sun
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 16 @ 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
17
Mon
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 17 @ 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
18
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park (monthly)
Dec 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Join our third Tuesday of the month morning bird walks.  In November and December the start time is 8:30 am, but that will change to 8:00 am in 2017.  Walks meet at either the parking lot on Moredon Road, or at the Welsh Rd./Pennypack Trail parking area.  November’s walk meets at Moredon Road.  Lorimer Park is an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area).  Look for late fall migrants as well as winter resident species.  The walk is led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Pre-registration is preferred.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up. 

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Dec 18 @ 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.