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Get Out: Milk & Cookies with Santa, Tree Lighting, MN Players, and More

What's going on in Marple Newtown this weekend?

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

Milk & Cookies with Santa

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Where:
  • Why Go: Bring the kids and their wish lists so they can meet with Santa, have milk and cookies and dance and sing to their favorite  Christmas songs. 
  • Cost: Free

Episcopal Academy Tree Lighting

  • When: Friday, Dec. 7 from 4:45 - 7 p.m.
  • Where: Episcopal Academy
  • Why Go: Join friends and family at Episcopal's third annual Christmas tree lighting celebration! The event starts with an optional Jingle Bell Run, led by Ham Clark, at 4:45 p.m. Episcopal Academy will provide light refreshments, seasonal carols, music and even Nativity animals!
  • Cost: Free

There's No Place Like Home, Dorothy's Adventures in Oz

  • When: Dec. 7, 8, and 9
  • Where: Swarthmore United Methodist Church, 129 Park Ave, Swarthmore
  • Why Go: Adaptation of the delightful story of a girl whose big dreams takes her to magic lands only to find out what she’s been dreaming for is right there at home. Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 11:00 a.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.  Lunch with the cast on the 1st and the 8th for $5.00. Reservations highly suggested
  • Cost: All seats $9.

Live Nativity

  • When: Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Belmont Baptist Church 
  • Why Go: Remember the true meaning of Christmas.  Come out and witness a live nativity at the Belmont Baptist Church on Friday evening.
  • Cost: Free

Gingerbread House Decorating

  • When: Dec. 8 from Noon - 2 p.m.
  • Where: Newtown Public Library 
  • Why Go: Kids ages 2 and up, along with an adult, are invited to come decorate a graham cracker house.  The library will provide the supplies, you just need to bring your imagination!  
  • Cost: This event is free, but registration is required.  Please call 610-353-1022.

Spotlight Theater First Annual Holiday Fundraiser

  • When: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 7 - 10 p.m.
  • Where: Swarthmore United Methodist Church, 129 Park Ave, Swarthmore
  • Why Go: Come out and support our local theater company.  Enjoy appetizers, refreshments, and have fun shopping at a silent auction featuring a variety of items including Broadway memorabilia, designer household items, luxury brand cosmetics and more!  Stay for Associate Artistic Director Thomas-Robert Irvin’s performance of David Sedaris’s The Santaland Diaries, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello and directed by Cindy N.Walton.  This is for mature audiences only.
  • Cost:  Free, but reservations recommended. 

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