Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
Winter Light Spectacular
Bundle up and enjoy the beauty of nature as you stroll through tree-lined paths lit up by over 1.2 million twinkling lights and themed animated displays! Don’t forget your camera to capture the children’s delight when they encounter Santa, The Grinch, Woody, and many others! 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday and from 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Friday & Saturday between November 15 and December 31, 2019. The event will be on break for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. lvzoo.org/event/winter-light-spectacular/
The holiday market has been named one of the best Christmas Markets in the world by Travel & Leisure magazine. It is set to return for its 22nd year, with 100 artisans and vendors, a special 50th anniversary celebration by Käthe Wohlfahrt and more. Check artsquest.org for dates. 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015. Tickets are on sale now at christmascity.org and 610-332-3378.
Christmas Carole 1944
Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:00 pm, Friday, December 06, 2019 7:30 pm, Saturday, December 07, 2019 7:30 pm, Sunday, December 08, 2019 2:00 pm, Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:30 pm. Civic Theatre 527 N 19th St. Allentown, PA $25-$34. Synopsis: During World War II, entrepreneurial magnate Carole Scrooge reigns over a cosmetic empire. Carole’s journey introduces her to an entirely new series of “Spirits” who surprise and delight. The script remains true to not only much of Dickens’ text, but also to its lessons. civictheatre.com/theatre/season/christmas-carole-1944-1
Christmas City’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Kick off the 2019 Christmas season at the Christmas City’s Tree Lighting Ceremony at Payrow Plaza! Attendees will enjoy cookies, hot chocolate, and a special visit from Santa Claus! There will be performances by the Freedom High School Band, Tolu Adebayo, The Swingtime Dolls, Orbital Drums, Sea Rae, Cunningham & Associates, and more. This year, we also ask attendees to bring a new or gently used children’s book to donate to the children of our community through Cops ‘n’ Kids. The Ceremony will begin at 4:30 PM on November 29th.
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