Saturday

Chanukah bowling

Join the Chabad of Penn Wynne for a bowling Chanukah celebration. Enjoy pizza, unlimited bowling, and a bowling-pin menorah. Wynnewood Lanes, 2228 Haverford Rd., Ardmore. Admission: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 610-529-9011,

» READ MORE: www.chabadpennwynne.org

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Saturday

Winterfest in Center City

Bring the entire family out to Sister Cities Park's first Winterfest. The festival will offer a sing-along with Frosty the Snowman, snowflake science presented by the Franklin Institute, and cookie decorating, among other activities. 18th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Admission: Free. Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 215-440-5500,

» READ MORE: www.centercityphila.org

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Saturday-Sunday

A comedic spoof on a holiday favorite

Presented by ContempraDance Theatre,

The Philly Nutt Crak-Up

is a new comedic take on

The Nutcracker

. Combining comedy, hip-hop, jazz, ballet, and modern dance, the spoofy show promises something for every member of the family. Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. Admission: $14 to $30. Time: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Info: 215-572-7650,

» READ MORE: www.keswicktheatre.com

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Saturday-Sunday

Charles Dickens returns through generations

Gerald Dickens, great-great-grandson of author Charles Dickens, will perform three one-man shows of Dickens the older's

A Christmas Carol

at Byers' Choice. During the 75-minute performance, Dickens will take on all of the 26 characters in the tale. Byers' Choice, 4355 County Line Rd., Chalfont. Admission: $18. Time: Saturday 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. Info: 215-822-6700,

» READ MORE: www.byerschoice.com

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Sunday

Everybody loves chocolate

The Historical Society of Montgomery County presents Susan McLellan Plaisted exploring the historical and cultural uses of chocolate. Discover ancient Mayan and Aztec artifacts related to chocolate and learn about Pennsylvania chocolate as well. Following the demonstration enjoy making and sampling a traditional chocolate drink. Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb St., Norristown. Admission: Free. Time: 2:30 p.m. Info: 610-272-0297,

» READ MORE: www.hsmcpa.org

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