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High Five! Main Line Family-Friendly Weekend Events: January 5–6

Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.


Happy weekend! Plan the perfect weekend with our picks.

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‘Cinderella: A Musical Panto’

Through January 6

People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern

 

Enjoy this musical tradition as People’s Light puts their signature spin on the magical tale of fairy godmothers and glass slippers. Best for kids ages 5 and up.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Media Theatre

Through January 13

104 E. State Street, Media

 

This beloved tale is presented as a two-act Broadway musical with a live orchestra. Enjoy all your favorite songs and share them with the whole family!

Seussical

January 5 and 6, 2 pm

Delaware Children’s Theatre, 1014 Delaware Ave., Wilmington, DE

 

Dr. Seuss’s best-loved characters romp in an unforgettable musical featuring Horton the Elephant and the Cat in the Hat. Tickets available online.

Christmas at The Grange

January 5 and 6, 1—4 pm

143 Myrtle Avenue, Havertown

 

 

The historic Grange Mansion is decorated throughout with a themed tree in every room. Take a tour, and be sure to check out their fabulous train display.

Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show

Through January 6

931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley

 

More than more than 3 million lights illuminate the farm with fantastic displays. You can drive through in the comfort of your own car, or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride.

A Longwood Christmas

Through January 6

Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square

 

Stroll among a winter wonderland of a half million lights, and see Longwood’s Main Fountain Garden illuminated for the season. Plus, catch carolers, sing-a-longs, and more. Timed admission tickets are required.

 

Saturday

Terrific Trains Family Program

January 5, 10 am—noon

Brandywine River Museum, 1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd., Chadds Ford

 

See the amazing Brandywine Railroad before it’s packed up for the season and create a colorful train craft. Included with admission.

Snow Crafts at Ardmore Library

January 5, 10 am—5 pm

108 Ardmore Ave., Ardmore

 

Come create with crafting materials that will be available all day.

‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ at BMFI

January 5, 11 am

824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr

 

 

Recommended for ages 5 and up, this Miyazaki classic will inspire and delight this week for Bryn Mawr Film Institute’s Saturday Family Matinee. Tickets available online.

Mommy and Me Mermaid Painting with a Twist

January 5, noon—1:30 pm

401 West Chester Pike, Havertown

 

Recommended for ages 7 and up, this Painting with a Twist afternoon is fun for kids and parents alike. Reserve your seats and paint a mermaid together!

Little Yogis (Walking to PreK)

January 5, 12:15—1:15 pm

Yoga Home, 424 E. Elm St. Ste. 100, Conshohocken

 

Tot-centric poses improve motor coordination, cognitive development, and socialization, while kids learn about the wonders of their body, enhance their sense of calm and have opportunities for bonding in a non-competitive environment. $8 cost covers one child (age walking to preK) and their caregiver. Purchase by calling the studio at 484-344-5040.

Winter Ball and Tea with the “Snow Sisters”

January 5, 1—3 pm

Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Rd., West Chester

 

Tiaras and Tea hosts an enchanted tea with crafts, makeup station, and two costumed characters who look a lot like Anna and Elsa. Tickets available online.

Sunday

Final Day of A Longwood Christmas

January 6

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square

 

The holiday season comes to a close with lights, organ concerts, strolling musicians, and more throughout the day.

Pennsylvania Owls

January 6, 2 pm

Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown

 

Learn about the natural history of our Pennsylvania owls at this informative indoor program. An educator from Elmwood Park Zoo will bring a Great-horned owl. Don’t miss the chance to see one at close range! Pre-registration required. For kids ages 6 and up.

 

 

 

 

Photograph by Carlos Alejandro.

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