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Tea with the Sugarplum Fairy
Saturday, December 16 2:30pm
The Academy of Music 
Philadelphia, PA

Join Kathy O'Connell as she hosts a magical afternoon - beginning with a delicious buffet of sandwiches, desserts, tea, and hot cocoa, along with the opportunity to take photos with the Sugarplum Fairy. The day includes a holiday performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. For more info, paballet.org

Christmas Village
Love Park
across from City Hall
Now through December 24
Philadelphia, PA

Running from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, Christmas Village in Philadelphia will once again bring the charm of an authentic German Christmas market to Center City. Moving back to LOVE Park just across the street from City Hall, we will have a preview weekend (11/18-19) to give everybody a chance to sneak a peek before the event is officially opened by the original Christkind from Nuremberg/ Germany on Sunday, Nov 26. For more info, philachristmas.com

A Christmas Carol
Now through December 31
McCarter Theatre 
Princeton, NJ

Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future and watch as our entire community—including 35 members from the greater Princeton area—bring this story to life around you! This exciting production will usher you into the spirit of the season with all the joy, wonder, and generosity that Scrooge himself discovers.  For more info, mccarter.org

Now through Jan 7
Walnut Street Theatre 
, PA 

Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her parents. In one fun-filled adventure after another, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil schemes, befriends President Roosevelt, finds a new home with billionaire Oliver Warbucks and more! For more info, walnutstreettheatre.org

Gustafer Yellowgold
Saturday Jan 6
World Cafe Live
Philadelphia PA 

The New York Times calls Gustafer's show a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” Taylor's funny and touching multimedia presentation about a little guy from the Sun who landed in the Minnesota woods has loads of adult crossover appeal, making GustaferYellowgold’s show a truly all-ages experience. Fresh from his appearance at WILCO’s revered Solid Sound festival, Taylor will be featuring material from his new album “Brighter Side” alongside classic fan favorites.For more, visit worldcafelive.com

George Balanchine's
The Nutcracker 
Pennsylvania Ballet
Now through December 31 
Academy of Music 
Philadelphia, PA

Journey to the Land of the Sweets for Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday tradition. Giant mice, dancing snowflakes, a growing Christmas tree, and an enchanted nutcracker are sure to delight the inner child in everyone. Pennsylvania Ballet’s combination of amazing dancers, gorgeous sets and costumes, and fabulous live orchestra make George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® one of the greatest holiday shows in the country. For more, visit paballet.org

Being ____ at Christmas
Monday, December 25
National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia PA

Snowy. Jewish. Happy. Caring. Buddhist. Generous. Family. Creative. Friendly. Sparkly. Fill in your own blank and join us for our annual day of family fun. The galleries are open. The café is warm. All we need is you to get the party started. Join us for crafts, storytime, live music with Emmy Award-wining Alex & the Kaleidoscope, and more!  For more, visit nmajh.org