Get Out: Maroon Madness, Santa, Craft Sale and More

Here's what's going on this weekend in and around Ardmore.

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these great local events.

Annual Christmas Bazaar

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Enjoy a gourmet Armenian buffet, sweet pastry table, attic treasures, chinese auction and raffles. Santa arrives Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.  Take-out available. 
  • Cost: Free

Lower Merion High School’s 8th Annual Maroon Madness

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Maroon Madness kicks off at 6 p.m. this Friday at Lower Merion High School. The event, benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer, will begin with a tailgate party at the LMHS gym with Principal Sean Hughes working the grill, followed by a candlelight walk at 7 p.m. to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer. Then, the basketball games will begin, featuring an introduction to the boys and girls teams, an intra-squad scrimmage, fan contests, music and raffles, with several surprise guests.
  • Cost: $5 donation

Santa's Arrival and Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.
  • Where: Schauffele Plaza, Downtown Ardmore
  • Why Go: Features Santa's arrival on an Ardmore Fire Truck, tree & menorah lighting ceremony, holiday carols sung by local schoolchildren, cocoa, cookies & special offers from downtown merchants.
  • Cost:  Free

Breakfast With Santa

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 - 11 a.m.
  • Where:  Ardmore Farmers Market
  • Why Go: Enjoy breakfast with Santa at the Ardmore Farmers Market on Saturday.

2012 CHOP Holiday Boutique

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: The 2012 Holiday Boutique will feature fashionable clothing, accessories, fine jewelry, exquisite home accessories, art and collectibles with 25% of sales donated to the CHOP through the Women's Committee of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  A preview party is open on Thursday, Nov. 29 for additional costs.  In addition, if you would like to enjoy lunch on Friday, the cost in advance is $30, $35 at the door.
  • Cost: $10 at the door on Friday, Nov. 30

Holiday Fine Craft Sale

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 9
  • Where: Main Line Arts Center
  • Why Go: Shop from an amazing assortment of one-of-a-kind fine crafts including handmade jewelry, ceramics, glass, wood, fabric and more.  All handcrafted by professional artists from the region. Hours: Monday – Friday: 10 am - 8 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm
  • Cost: Free

Haverford Guild of Craftsmen Open Studio Tour

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 - Sunday, Dec. 2
  • Where: 2912 Rising Sun Rd, Ardmore
  • Why Go: Visit over 30 fine artisans exhibiting & selling at six home studios in Haverford Township.   Friday, November 30 from 10am- 9 pm; Saturday, December 1 from 10am-6 pm; Sunday, December 2 from 10 am - 5pm. Maps and full listing of artisans & their medium will be available at each location. 1. 2912 Rising Sun Road, Ardmore 2. 115 Ellis Road, Havertown 3. 3 W. Clearfield Road, Havertown 4. 18. Colfax Road Havertown 5. 31 E. Clearfield Rd. Havertown 6. 28 Mill Road, Havertown Please refer to our website for complete details.
  • Cost: Free


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