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Get Out: Solstice Salon Reading, Holiday Art Market and More

What's going on in and around Roxborough and Manayunk this weekend.

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

Holiday Art Market

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 22 and Sunday, Dec. 23 from Noon - 6 p.m.
  • Where: Mt Airy Art Garage, 11 W. Mt. Airy Ave
  • Why Go: Featuring all original fine art and handcrafts by local Northwest artists.
  • Cost: Free

Solstice Salon Reading and Party

  • When: Friday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m.
  • Where: The Spiral Bookcase
  • Why Go: This winter solstice join us for a special celebration. Warm your bones and prepare to meet your maker. Enjoy doomsday talk, holiday readings, the final countdown, festive refreshments, and more! 
  • Cost: Free

Saturdays at SCEE

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 22 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: The Schuylkill Center for Environemental Education
  • Why Go: Bring the little ones out on Saturday mornings.  This week is all about exploring nature: we'll study different objects from nature and take a walk in the woods.
  • Cost: Free 

Friday Night Jazz: Jazzy Good Cheer

  • When: Friday, Dec. 21 from 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Enjoy the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble as they perform holiday favorites such as “Let It Snow,” “The Christmas Song,” “Greensleeves,” and others.
  • Cost:$20 ($10 members, Children under 12: Free)

Holiday Garden Railway Grand Opening

  • When: Now through December 31, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Where: Morris Arboretum, 100 W Northwestern Ave, Chestnut Hill
  • Why Go: Come see the magical miniature world of the garden railway display, lit up and decorated for the holidays. Model trains zip in and out of tunnels and over bridges along the outdoor quarter mile track that runs through the village of historic Philadelphia landmarks.
  • Cost: Free with admission
Sam Fran Scavuzzo (Editor) December 21, 2012 at 08:41 PM
Just a heads up. Weekend news from a local business: Benard Katz Glass Studio and Gallery nestled within Manayunk Roxborough neighborhood for over 15 years is open all weekend for your last minute unique holiday gift ideas. Find art glass sculpture, blown glass vases, vessels. Great gift ideas price range from $12.00 and up. Handmade by Philadelphia glass artist Bernard Katz. Support your local business, shop locally. All are welcome to visit, we are located on Sharp Street between Cresson and Terrace Streets. -Enter chance to win a piece of art glass by Bernard Katz. -Free Gift Wrapping -Tour our glass studio -20% off all in-stock art glass. Holiday Art Shopping Event Saturday 12/22/12 11am-3pm Sunday 12/23/12 12-3pm

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