Mainstage Center for the Arts presents its annual Holiday Concert & Family Festival this weekend at the Dennis Flyer Memorial Theatre at Camden County College.
The two-day festival will feature performances by the Harmony and Encore Show Choirs, members of the Mainstage Dance Company (and the School of Dance), and the Mainstage Hip Hop performance group. Featured vocalists will be opera soprano Robin Wilson, who has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera, and country recording artist Sherry Lynn, who has performed with Crystal Gayle.
Other activities include the cookie walk, ornament making, pictures with Santa and more.
Caroling hayrides, wassailing at Linvilla
Pass on good wishes to family and friends and enjoy wassailing at Linvilla Orchards' Caroling Hayrides early Saturday evening.
Wassailing dates to the 1400s; sing Christmas carols around a campfire, with marshmallows and apple cider. Visitors can also see the Christmasland display and see the orchard's animals dressed in their winter coats.
Friday Night Lights at Morris Arboretum
The Holiday Garden Rail lights up during Friday Night Lights at Morris Arboretum.
The rail, on display through Jan. 5, will be lit Friday and Dec. 27 from 4 to 7:30. The quarter-mile track features seven loops and tunnels, cable cars, 15 distinct rail lines, and bridges, including a trestle bridge over decorated miniature buildings. Kids are encouraged to bring flashlights so they can lead the way through the garden at nightfall.