Radnor Weekend: Old Fashioned Christmas, Breakfast with Santa, Concerts and Crafts

There are a lot of holiday events happening this weekend.

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

The Wayne Hotel's Old Fashioned Christmas

  • When: Friday, Nov. 30 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Downtown Wayne
  • Why Go:  The Wayne Hotel's Old Fashioned Christmas will take place this weekend. The schedule, according to the event website, is: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. — Strolling Carolers on North Wayne Avenue; 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. —Face Painting and Ornament Decorating at Radnor Fire House; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Horse Drawn Carriage Rides on South Wayne and Runnymede avenues; 7:30 — Christmas Tree Lighting at Wayne Train Station.
  • Cost: Free

Old Fashioned Christmas Santa Parade

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.
  • Where: Along Lancaster Avenue & ending at the Wayne Hotel
  • Why Go: Saturday morning, Santa will ride down Lancaster Avenue on a firetruck before stopping to greet children and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa on the veranda at the Wayne Hotel.  The parade features Radnor High School Marching Band & Cheerleaders & Valley Forge Military Academy Field Music Group.
  • Cost: Free

Holiday Open House

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 1 from Noon - 2 p.m.
  • Where: Radnor Memorial Library
  • Why Go: Right after Santa’s Parade the Radnor Memorial Library is holding a holiday open house to celebrate the season. Bring the whole family to the Winsor Room anytime between 12:00 and 2:00pm for pizza, cookie-decorating, and a giant gingerbread house! Please register by calling 610-687-1124 or email racsd@delcolibraries.org.
  • Cost: Free

Pennsylvania Symphonic Winds Concert

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.
  • Where: Radnor Middle School
  • Why Go:  The Pennsylvania Symphonic Winds will celebrate the inauguration of the Radnor Middle School as their new home stage with a free concert this weekend as part of the Radnor Middle School Arts in the Community Music Series.  PSW plans to perform two concerts per year at the middle school.
  • Cost: Free

Alternative Christmas Fair

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Where: Central Baptist Church, Wayne
  • Why Go: This is your chance to have a unique gift that you will not find in a store and support the work of local artisans and/or socially responsible organizations. The Fair will feature a wide variety of items, from lower cost Christmas ornaments and foods, to mid-priced art, woven, and knit items, to higher cost furniture and woodwork.  The fair will also feature “fair-trade” products from around the world.
  • Cost: Free

The Willow's Mansion Holiday Gift and Craft Show Extravaganza

  • When: Friday, Nov. 16 - Sunday, Dec. 2 - Open every day from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  (Dec. 2 closes 4 p.m.) 
  • Where: The Willows Mansion
  • Why Go: Last weekend to check out the holiday gifts, crafts, decor, jewelry, ladies boutique, scrumptious gourmet foods, furniture, home accessories, art gallery, ceramics, baby and children's apparel and more at the Willows.  
  • Cost: $4

The Wayne Oratorio Society Messiah Concert

  • When:  Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Wayne Presbyterian Church 125 E Lancaster Ave, Wayne 
  • Why Go:  The Wayne Oratorio Society presents George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" - Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2012. Melanie Sarakatsannis, Soprano; Kerry Ann Erickson Felps, Contralto; Brian Meneely, Tenor; Michael Krueger, Bass.
  • Cost: Free 

Breakfast with Santa

  • When:  Sunday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. - Noon
  • Where:
  • Why Go: The Radnor Fire Company Auxiliary will host its annual Breakfast with Santa this Sunday. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, cheesey eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, Texas toast, juice, milk and coffee. Pictures with Santa!  Proceeds benefit the Radnor Fire Company. 
  • Cost: Adults $8.00, Children under 10, $4.00 (Children under 2 free)


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