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Newtown Square Calendar of Events

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November/December 2022

Saturdays in November
Art at The Square Tavern & Arts Center
at Goshen & Newtown Street Roads

A variety of rotating art displays by local artists, exhibitions and activities.
Time: 11am–5pm
Cost: FREE (donations accepted!)

Saturdays in November
Paper Mill House & Museum
at 3 Paper Mill Rd, Newtown Square

Visit our museum of local history, a place filled with the ghosts and footprints of the millworkers who once lived there. 

Time: 1–4pm
Cost: FREE (donations accepted!)

Saturdays in November
Newtown Railroad Museum
at Drexel Lodge, 4140 West Chester Pike

Full size train engines, rolling stock and a museum full of artifacts from the trains and trolleys that once served Newtown Square. Great for children!

Time: 1–4pm
Cost: FREE (donations accepted!)

Tues. November 1 – Tues. November 15
Marple Civic Youth Pajama Drive
at 2120 Springhouse Rd, Broomall

The Marple Civic Youth is working with the City Team for an Outreach Pajama Drive. Drop off any size new pajamas (size baby to adult) by November 15th to 2120 Springhouse Rd, Broomall.

Fri. November 11 Rain or Shine
Veterans Day Parade
at State Street
State Street, Media

This annual parade to honor our Veterans begins at State and Jackson Streets, and finishes in front of the Delaware County Courthouse. 

Time: 11:11am
Cost:  FREE

Sat. November 12 Sun. November 13
2022 Holiday Art and Fine Craft Show
at Haverford Reserve CREC
9000 Parkview Dr, Haverford

The Haverford Guild of Craftsmen are excited to be at the Haverford Reserve CREC with more than 70 artists and fine craftsmen. Shop small and support the arts this holiday season. Handcrafted works include bakery, ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, mix media, paper craft, photography, wood and more!

Time: 10am–5pm
Cost: $5

Wed. November 16
Clara in a Time of War
at Newtown Township Bldg
209 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square

Author Cindy McGroarty will do a program on Clara in a Time of War, a novel set in this area during the American Revolution. 

Time: 7pm
Cost: Free (donations accepted!)

Thurs. November 17 
The Kennedys in Concert
at Lansdowne Folk Club
84 S. Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne 

American Folk Duo, Pete and Maura Kennedy.

Time: 7:30pm
Cost: $20 Advance ticket purchase is recommended

Fri. November 18 Mon. February 27
Flight On Ice
4901 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square

Newtown Square’s pop-up outdoor ice-skating rink is back and offers fun for the entire family. This winter wonderland features a 60’ x 100’ full-size outdoor skating rink, a heated hospitality tent with food, drinks and merchandise. Special events and live music are on the schedule to keep you entertained this winter.

Time: Wed. and Thurs. 4–8pm; Fri. 4–10pm; Sat. 11am–10pm; Sunday 11am–8pm
Cost: Check their website for current Season Pass, Family Pass and Individual Ticket pricing.

Fri. November 18 – Sun. January 8 
A Longwood Christmas
at Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square

Visit A Longwood Christmas to celebrate botanical splendor in all its forms as they showcase the beauty and bounty of the natural world. Stroll amid floating floral designs, marvel at festive trees dressed in gilded garland to bold blooms and step into an extravagant floral shop complete with an exquisite window display. Outside, gaze upon botanically inspired light displays, explore enchanting treehouses, and find new features that are sure to delight. 

Timed admission tickets are required.

Time: 10am – 11pm Daily
Cost: Adult $30; Seniors $27; Youth 5-18 years $16; Discounts for Military and College Students

Sun. December 4
St. Albans Circle Tree Lighting
at St. Albans Circle, Newtown Square

Kick off the Christmas season with hot chocolate, Christmas carolers, candy canes for kids and dance performances. Sweet and savory treats and select local stores will be open for holiday shopping. Donate non-perishable food items for St. Alban’s Episcopal Church’s food drive and unwrapped new children’s toy for Toys for Tots. Santa Claus will arrive on a Newtown Township Volunteer Fire Company fire truck for the tree lighting.

Time: 5–7pm
Cost:  FREE