(NJ) December 1, 2017 ROXEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER, School Show: 10 am. All performances are held at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater, 2000 Pennington Rd. Ewing NJ 08628-0718. Roxey Ballet will perform its 23rd Annual American Holiday Classic "Nutcracker" at The College of New Jersey's Kendall Theater. Join Clara and her friends on her enchanting voyage meeting magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Children should plan for a special visit from Santa and his jolly friends! Tickets to this show are $15. To reserve, contact outreach@roxeyballet.org. Visit www.roxeyballet.org for more information.

(SC) December 2, 2017 CHRISTMAS FOR THE BIRDS, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Living History Park is located at 299 W. Spring Grove Avenue in North Augusta, South Carolina, (803) 279-7560 or Email lynn@colonialtimes.us. Please join us at the Living History Park as we remember the birds at Christmas time. We will host a party on Saturday the 3rd of December from 10 am to 2 pm to create decorations for the birds to eat throughout the winter! Please bring apples, oranges, peanut butter for the birds and food for our 4-legged friends (dog and cats) to be given to the local pet adoptions centers. Or just bring yourself and the children to share the joy of creating and giving gifts at Christmas. Cider and cookies will be served and story time will be held at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30. Lots of fun and food for all! Admission: Free. For more information contact: Lynn Thompson (803) 279-7560 or Email lynn@colonialtimes.us.

(NJ) December 2, 2017 SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE: ROXEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER, 2 pm. Roxey Ballet is proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of the holiday classic Nutcracker for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other sensitivity issues or special needs. All performances are held at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater, 2000 Pennington Rd. Ewing NJ 08628-0718. Roxey Ballet will perform its 23rd Annual American Holiday Classic "Nutcracker" at The College of New Jersey's Kendall Theater. Join Clara and her friends on her enchanting voyage meeting magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Children should plan for a special visit from Santa and his jolly friends! For ticket information contact Roxey Ballet, 609-397-7616, info@roxeyballet.org. Visit www.roxeyballet.org for more information.

(NJ) December 2, 2017 ROXEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER, 7 pm. All performances are held at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater, 2000 Pennington Rd. Ewing NJ 08628-0718. Roxey Ballet will perform its 23rd Annual American Holiday Classic "Nutcracker" at The College of New Jersey's Kendall Theater. Join Clara and her friends on her enchanting voyage meeting magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Children should plan for a special visit from Santa and his jolly friends! For ticket information contact Roxey Ballet, 609-397-7616, info@roxeyballet.org. Visit www.roxeyballet.org for more information.

(OH) December 2, 2017, CAROLING WITH SANTA, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Campus Martius Museum, 601 Second St, Marietta, Ohio 45750, 740-373-3750, info@campusmartiusmuseum.org.. The holidays are a special time to spend family time together. Families are invited to join us at Campus Martius Museum and make ornaments, enjoy holiday snacks, a special story and a visit with Santa. Each child will also receive a free book to take home. The event is free thanks to the Washington County Public Library. Come and join us at this special time of year. Cost: FREE. mariettamuseums.org.

(DE) December 2, 2017, FARMER'S CHRISTMAS, 1:00-5:00 pm. Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, 866 N Dupont Highway, Dover, DE 19901, 302-734-1618, assist.damv@verizon.net. For more information, visit www.agriculturalmuseum.org.

(PA) December 2, 2017 CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS. The Sanderson Museum, 1755 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317, 610-388-6545. Start the holiday season with a visit to the Sanderson Museum. See an eclectic array of art, military memorabilia, presidential artifacts, local history and collectibles. The museum will also have its wonderful collection of Victorian Christmas ornaments on display and for sale. Enjoy special refreshments and music. The museum will be decorated for the holidays and open especially for Candlelight Christmas visitors. Special Wyeth Holiday Note Cards will be available for sale. sandersonmuseum.org.

(PA) December 2, 2017, CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, 22 Luckenbill Road, Kutztown, PA 19530, (610) 683-1589, NPauley@kutztown.edu. Dare to visit the Belsnickel.... Seasonal demonstrations, craftspeople and artisans, food, Christmas carols, and more at the free event! www.kutztown.edu/pgchc.

(PA) December 2-3, 2017, 26th ANNUAL OLD TIME CHRISTMAS, 3:00-7:00pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road • Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. More than any other holiday, Christmas celebrations center on the traditions of our families and our heritage. Begin a new tradition with your family this year with a visit to Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, where the Christmas customs of the past are brought to life. From the softly glowing lantern light of the 19th century farm to complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, Old Time Christmas is sure to become a favorite holiday pastime for many years to come. Enjoy a “Victorian family” preparing for an 1890s holiday and the live barnyard Nativity, listen to the story of an 1820s farm life experience, sing along with the schoolhouse carolers, shiver in anticipation as the PA German folk character, the Belschnikel, comes calling in the farmhouse’s cellar kitchen, and finish your visit at the holiday gift shop abounding with hand crafted treasures for sale. If you are looking for a truly meaningful way to start your Christmas season then this is the event for you. Group Tours (12 or more), by reservation only, receive a Discount when going out between 2:30 to 3:30pm. Please call 570-992-6161 for Group Reservations. Admission: Adults $10, Ages (3-12) $5. Open to the Public –– Groups go continuously every 15 minutes. The last group visit starts at 7:00pm. (The total time of your visit will be about an hour and a half.) quietvalley.org.

(OH) December 2-3, 2017, CHRISTMAS IN ZOAR, Hours are Saturday, December 2 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and Sunday, December 3 from noon - 5 p.m. Historic Zoar Village, 198 Main Street, Zoar, Ohio 44697, 330.874.3011, 1.800.262.6195, zoarinfo@historiczoarvillage.com. Experience all the joy and cheer of the season during Christmas in Zoar. Enjoy musical entertainment, a juried craft show, tour the village, and more. While in Zoar, makes sure to visit Belsnickle and Kristkind, and take a horse-drawn wagon ride around the village. On Saturday evening, attend a candle light church service at the Historic Zoar Meeting House (Zoar United Church of Christ), followed by a tree lighting ceremony in the Historic Zoar Garden. Cost for Christmas in Zoar is $8/person and children 12 and under are FREE. www.historiczoarvillage.com

(NJ) December 3, 2017 ROXEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER, 2 pm. All performances are held at The College Of New Jersey’s Kendall Main Stage Theater, 2000 Pennington Rd. Ewing NJ 08628-0718. Roxey Ballet will perform its 23rd Annual American Holiday Classic "Nutcracker" at The College of New Jersey's Kendall Theater. Join Clara and her friends on her enchanting voyage meeting magical mice, giant rats, marching soldiers, swirling snowflakes, waltzing flowers and the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy. Children should plan for a special visit from Santa and his jolly friends! For ticket information contact Roxey Ballet, 609-397-7616, info@roxeyballet.org. Visit www.roxeyballet.org for more information.

(GA) December 5, 2017 A FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS & CAROLS, 7:30 PM. Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901, 706.826.4700, sheart@knology.net. The Guild of Sacred Heart Cultural Center presents this annual Christmas event under the direction of Keith Shafer and based on the traditional English Christmas program that originated at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge University, England. The night will feature readers and Augusta University Choir and Davidson Chorale. Please call for admission tickets and information 706-826-4700. Tickets: $20.

(OH) December 5-21, 2017, CHRISTMAS TOURS, Historic Zoar Village, 198 Main Street, Zoar, Ohio 44697, 330.874.3011, 1.800.262.6195, zoarinfo@historiczoarvillage.com. Learn the Christmas legends and traditions of Zoar like the broomstick tree and the clay horn. See the buildings decorated for a 19th century Christmas and enjoy Christmas carols played on the organ in the original Meeting House -- now the Zoar United Church of Christ. Cost is $8/adult, $4/child or $7/adult for groups of 10 or more. Tours are by appointment only, so call to make reservations and to add an authentic German lunch to your day! To reserve a spot in this program, call Stephanie Toole at 330-874-3011 or 800-262-6195. We look forward to seeing you in Historic Zoar Village! www.historiczoarvillage.com.

(PA) December 6, 2017 NATURE PROGRAM: ANIMAL TALES, ages 3-5, 10-11 am or 12:35-1:45 pm. Green Valleys Watershed Association at Welkinweir, 1368 Prizer Road, Pottstown, PA 19465, 610-469-8646, dwhite@greenvalleys.org. Young children and their caregivers can learn about the natural world through age-tailored, themed activities. Discovery walks, stories, art projects and snacks are included in each class. Fees per child, per class: GVWA Members $8, Nonmembers $10. Payment is due the day of each class. Pre-registration is required at least 1 day prior to each class. Contact the Education Programs Coordinator at 610-469-8646, or dwhite@greenvalleys.org. Parents/guardians attend for free and must stay with children. Classes are held rain or shine. Non-participating, younger or school-aged siblings are welcome to attend at no fee. However, class materials are for participating ages. www.greenvalleys.org.

(FL) December 9, 2017 HOLIDAY MAGIC, 2:30 pm (Matinee). Performances are held at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall, Florida State University, 502 South Copeland Street; Tallahassee, FL 32304. Featuring the Choirs of St. John’s Episcopal, First Presbyterian, Trinity United Methodist, and Fellowship Presbyterian Churches. This year’s Holiday Concert will bring together four of the downtown church choirs for a musical celebration. This beautiful evening provides the perfect opportunity to gather together with family, friends, and loved ones during the most wonderful time of year! For more information, visit www.tallahasseesymphony.org.

(MD) December 9, 2017 SATURDAY FUN: HOLIDAY CARDS AND CHEER, 12:00-4pm.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 443-263-1800, info.services@lewismuseum.org. Holiday Presentations: 1:30pm - 2:30pm. Prepare for the upcoming holidays making holiday cards using various printmaking techniques. Holiday cookies will be served. Enjoy a theatrical interpretation of the creation story by Theater Morgan from the Jacob Lawrence Genesis Series followed with holiday choral music. In conjunction with Maryland Collects: Jacob Lawrence. Dollar Day Admission: $1. For more information call 443-263-1800. Included with museum admission. lewismuseum.org.

(DE) December 9, 2017 SCIENCE SATURDAY: TUNE INTO SCIENCE, 1 to 4 p.m. Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807 (302) 658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. Learn all about sound with some noisy hands-on activities. Create your own musical instrument to take home. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. www.hagley.org.

(DE) December 9, 2017, CATHEDRAL CHOIR SCHOOL OF DELAWARE SOUNDS OF THE SEASON, 11:00 a.m. Delaware History Museum, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, (302) 655-7161, deinfo@dehistory.org. Enjoy a performance of Christmas and holiday music from a variety of cultures. Music will include familiar carols, a spiritual from the West Indies, and new twists on old chestnuts. Included with museum admission: Adults: $6.00; Seniors (65+)/Military/Student (with id): $5.00; Children (3-18): $4.00. Free parking provided by Colonial Parking, Sixth and Shipley streets. www.dehistory.org.

(DE) December 9, 2017, DELAWARE MUSIC SCHOOL'S HOLIDAY SING! 1:00 p.m. Delaware History Museum, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, (302) 655-7161, deinfo@dehistory.org. A festive sing-a-long celebration of the season! A musical treat for the whole family. Instruments, shakers, singing, and fun especially for preschool children. Included with museum admission: Adults: $6.00; Seniors (65+)/Military/Student (with id): $5.00; Children (3-18): $4.00. Free parking provided by Colonial Parking, Sixth and Shipley streets. www.dehistory.org.

(PA) December 9, 2017, VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS AND TEA AT OLD MILL VILLAGE CHURCH ON THE GREEN, 11 am-4 pm. Old Mill Village Museum, 5774 State Route 848, P. O. Box 434, New Milford, PA 18834, 570-434-2303, waynerf_18820@yahoo.com. Enjoy an elegant interlude during the pre-Christmas rush. Relax with friends while tasting delectable treats and a variety of teas (or hot chocolate). High tea served all day. Donations gratefully accepted. Silent auction of gift baskets that will make wonderful holiday gifts - if you can part with them! Funds raised help maintain the church. www.oldmillvillage.org.

(PA) December 9-10, 2017, 26th ANNUAL OLD TIME CHRISTMAS, 3:00-7:00pm. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road • Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 570-992-6161, farm@quietvalley.org. More than any other holiday, Christmas celebrations center on the traditions of our families and our heritage. Begin a new tradition with your family this year with a visit to Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, where the Christmas customs of the past are brought to life. From the softly glowing lantern light of the 19th century farm to complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, Old Time Christmas is sure to become a favorite holiday pastime for many years to come. Enjoy a “Victorian family” preparing for an 1890s holiday and the live barnyard Nativity, listen to the story of an 1820s farm life experience, sing along with the schoolhouse carolers, shiver in anticipation as the PA German folk character, the Belschnikel, comes calling in the farmhouse’s cellar kitchen, and finish your visit at the holiday gift shop abounding with hand crafted treasures for sale. If you are looking for a truly meaningful way to start your Christmas season then this is the event for you. Group Tours (12 or more), by reservation only, receive a Discount when going out between 2:30 to 3:30pm. Please call 570-992-6161 for Group Reservations. Admission: Adults $10, Ages (3-12) $5. Open to the Public –– Groups go continuously every 15 minutes. The last group visit starts at 7:00pm. (The total time of your visit will be about an hour and a half.) quietvalley.org.

(NY) December 12, 2017 LEGOLAND® HOMESCHOOL DAY: SEASONS, 10:30-11:30 am, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, NY 10710, 866.243.0770. LEGOLAND Discover Center Westchester is the perfect place for fun AND education for children aged 3-10. Our attraction offers numerous opportunities for hands-on learning and planning a trip couldn’t be easier! Special programs and activities for homeschoolers. $9 per student. Workshops: $1.50 each. One free chaperone for every 5 students. Additional adult tickets are $13.00. Visit the website for more information. https://westchester.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/.

(DE) December 13, 2017 TWILIGHT TOURS, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807, (302) 658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Lace, fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. This year there will be a special focus on entertaining. This experience begins in the Visitor Center, and includes music, and activities. For the remainder of the month, on each Tuesday and Wednesday evening (December 13, 19, 20, 26, 27), traditional guided tours will be held. Space on tours is limited and reservations are required. Call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members. www.hagley.org.

(PA) December 13, 2017 THE NUTCRACKER, 10:00 a.m. Performance for school students. Ballet Guide of the Lehigh Valley, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Our 49th Year! Featuring live music by the Southside Sinfonietta, conducted by Eugene Albulescu: a children’s choir; and professional guest artists on stage with PYB Dancers. Performances will be held in the beautiful, state-of-the-art Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015. For reservations call 610-838-2257 or email markjen@ptd.net.

(PA) December 13, 2017 HOMESCHOOL DAY AT THE READING PUBLIC MUSEUM: WHO’S WHO OF CONTEMPORARY ART, 10 am-12 noon. Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19611, 610.371.5850, wendy.koller@readingpublicmuseum.org Join educators from The Museum for an exciting morning filled with special tours and hands-on projects that the whole family can enjoy! For more information, visit www.readingpublicmuseum.org.

(PA) December 14, 2017, HOMESCHOOL WORKSHOP: ALL ABOUT LIFE CYCLES, 10 am – Noon, Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 412-237-1637 Ages 6 – 8. How does a seed turn into a pumpkin? How do caterpillars turn into butterflies? Explore the amazing world of plants and animals as we examine tadpoles, investigate seeds, and even discover stars change over time. Join us for hands-on, age-appropriate science lessons to foster curiosity and discovery in support of what your kids are learning at home. Workshop cost: $15 Member / $18 Non-member. For more information, visit carnegiesciencecenter.org.

(PA) December 14, 2017, HOMESCHOOL WORKSHOP: CIRCUITS, 10 am – Noon, Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 412-237-1637 Ages 9-12. Explore electricity and follow the path it takes as you create circuits. Complete electrical maze challenges and make your own light-up project. Join us for hands-on, age-appropriate science lessons to foster curiosity and discovery in support of what your kids are learning at home. Workshop cost: $15 Member / $18 Non-member. For more information, visit carnegiesciencecenter.org.

(PA) December 14, 2017 THE NUTCRACKER, 9:45 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Performances for school students. Ballet Guide of the Lehigh Valley, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Our 49th Year! Featuring live music by the Southside Sinfonietta, conducted by Eugene Albulescu: a children’s choir; and professional guest artists on stage with PYB Dancers. Performances will be held in the beautiful, state-of-the-art Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015. For reservations call 610-838-2257 or email markjen@ptd.net.

(PA) December 15, 2017 THE NUTCRACKER, 10:00 a.m. Performance for school students. Ballet Guide of the Lehigh Valley, Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Our 49th Year! Featuring live music by the Southside Sinfonietta, conducted by Eugene Albulescu: a children’s choir; and professional guest artists on stage with PYB Dancers. Performances will be held in the beautiful, state-of-the-art Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015. For reservations call 610-838-2257 or email markjen@ptd.net.

(DE) December 16, 2017, FAMILY SATURDAY: WINTER HOLIDAYS, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Delaware History Museum, Mitchell Center, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, (302) 656-0637. Celebrate the coming Winter Solstice with a Readers’ Theater performance of Christmas Truce, by Aaron Shepard (Skyhook Press, 2014), the story of World War I soldiers who came together in the season’s spirit of peace, in the Mitchell Center theater at the top of every hour between 12 noon and 3 p.m. Younger children can participate in a “Holiday Sing” starting at 11 a.m. www.dehistory.org.

(DE) December 16, 2017, FAMILY SATURDAY: WINTER HOLIDAYS, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. In the Delaware History Museum, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, (302) 655-7161, deinfo@dehistory.org, Children ages 5—12 and their families are invited to prepare for the season’s different spiritual celebrations with a variety of paper crafts as hands-on learning experiences about Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Hanukkah (December 12—20) is the Jewish Festival of Lights during which gifts are exchanged among family members, with special prayers and blessings, songs and foods shared to celebrate a unique identity and commemorate a miraculous event significant in Jewish history. Kwanzaa (December 26—January 1) is an African American celebration of the “First Fruits” in Swahili, with each day marking seven principles of community and identity: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. Included with museum admission: Adults: $6.00: Seniors (65+)/Military/Student (with id): $5.00; Children (3-18): $4.00. Free parking provided by Colonial Parking, Sixth and Shipley streets. www.dehistory.org.

(DE) December 19, 2017 TWILIGHT TOURS, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807, (302) 658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Lace, fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. This year there will be a special focus on entertaining. This experience begins in the Visitor Center, and includes music, and activities. For the remainder of the month, on each Tuesday and Wednesday evening (December 19, 20, 26, 27), traditional guided tours will be held. Space on tours is limited and reservations are required. Call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members. www.hagley.org.

(DE) December 20, 2017 TWILIGHT TOURS, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807, (302) 658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Lace, fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. This year there will be a special focus on entertaining. This experience begins in the Visitor Center, and includes music, and activities. For the remainder of the month, on each Tuesday and Wednesday evening (December 26, 27), traditional guided tours will be held. Space on tours is limited and reservations are required. Call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members. www.hagley.org.

(DE) December 26, 2017 TWILIGHT TOURS, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807, (302) 658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Lace, fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. This year there will be a special focus on entertaining. This experience begins in the Visitor Center, and includes music, and activities. For the remainder of the month, on each Tuesday and Wednesday evening (December 26, 27), traditional guided tours will be held. Space on tours is limited and reservations are required. Call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members. www.hagley.org.

(DE) December 27, 2017 TWILIGHT TOURS, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Hagley Museum, 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807, (302) 658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see Eleutherian Mills, the first du Pont family home built in America, dressed for the holidays and illuminated with softly glowing lights. Lace, fresh greenery, poinsettias, and dried flower arrangements adorn holiday displays throughout the residence. This year there will be a special focus on entertaining. This experience begins in the Visitor Center, and includes music, and activities.  Space on tours is limited and reservations are required. Call (302) 658-2400, ext. 261. Tours begin at 4:30 p.m. and depart every half hour until 7. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. Admission is $10 for non-members and free for members. www.hagley.org.

(MD) December 30, 2017 KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2017, 12:00 pm. Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, 443-263-1800, info.services@lewismuseum.org. Celebrate this annual African American holiday with African dance, storytelling, drumming performances, workshops and traditional crafts using fiber art.  Hear elder and quilter Joan Gaither discuss the African American histories documented in her story quilts from the exhibit, Emancipation Quilt: Freedom’s Cross Stitch. Presenters include Sankofa Dance Theater and community artist Sallah Jenkins. Special Admission is $5. For more information call 443-263-1800. lewismuseum.org.

(PA) December 31, 2017 RING IN THE NEW YEAR EARLY WITH YOUR LITTLE ONES! 11:00 AM. 25th Annual New Year’s Eve Party for Children, where we countdown to Noon instead of Midnight complete with party hats, noisemakers, and a balloon drop!  The feature show is Popcorn Hat Players’ highly popular THE UGLY DUCKLING. Tickets are $12 each (adult or child).  Early bird discount (before December 1) - $10 each. This event sells out every year; we highly recommend you reserve tickets in advance. Tickets on sale November 1, 2017. Visit www.GamutTheatre.org/tickets for tickets.