Get Out: The Nativity Story, Muppets, Bonfire and More

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

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

Winter Solstice Celebration

  • When: Friday, Dec. 21 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: The Lower Merion Conservancy and Riverbend Environmental Education Center host this community tradition. Celebrate the longest night of the year with family and friends around a blazing bonfire. Listen to stories, search the sky for distant constellations, take a short hike on darkened trails, and warm up with snacks. Dress warmly, bring a flashlight, and park at the top of Rolling Hill Park.
  • Cost: Free

Christmas Cantata

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 23 at 11 a.m.
  • Where: Ardmore United Methodist Church 200 Argyle Rd, Ardmore
  • Why Go: The public is invited to share the joy of the season by joining our Sunday morning worship service at 11:00am.  The Senior Choir will present the Christmas Cantata: "Rejoice: Believers", but John E. Coates. The musical presentation will be a blend of traditional and new Christmas songs and anthems.
  • Cost: Free 

The Nativity Story

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 23 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Six:Eight Community Church 241 E Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood
  • Why Go: Come out for a showing of The Nativity Story.  The movie is a dramatic account of Joseph and Mary, young adults in Nazareth, who learn they are players in a miraculous story. This is the story of their grueling journey to Bethlehem after a government census has ordered them home, and the birth of their son, Jesus.  The event is hosted by Six:Eight Community Church.  Six:Eight will provide cookies, popcorn, snacks, hot cocoa and other treats. All are welcome, including families and children.
  • Cost: Free

Sean Altman is: JEWMONGOUS

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 22 at 8 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: JEWMONGOUS, is a comedy song concert that was debuted in 2006 and continues to perform to sold out audiences in the United States.  For more information on Sean Altman and JEWMONGOUS, click here.
  • Cost: $15 - $18

Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Wilson Vocal Academy and New Leaf have teamed up to host a Hurricane Sandy relief concert. Enjoy a night of holiday and inspirational music for a cause.  The cafe will be open and serving festive food and drink!
  • Cost: $10

The Muppet Christmas Carol at BMFI

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m.
  • Where: Bryn Mawr Film Institute
  • Why Go: Join Kermit and his friends for their adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
  • Cost: Adults $5, Kids $4

Winter Wonderland and Breakfast With Santa

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 22 from 9 a.m. - Noon
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Bring your family to the CREC for a delicious breakfast with Old St. Nick. After breakfast we'll keep the festival going with music, games, holiday themed crafts and end our day with a "snowball fight".  All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Cost: $12 for breakfast, $12 for Winter Wonderland or $20 for both.  Under 2 free.

Christmas Caroling

  • When: Friday, Dec. 21 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Union United Methodist Church of Havertown 200 Brookline Blvd, Havertown
  • Why Go: On the Friday before Christmas, there will be an opportunity for all to gather and raise our voices with Christmas Carols. Join us in singing, fellowship, hot drinks and cookies!
  • Cost: Free


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