Happy Kwanzaa

The African American Museum's annual Holiday & Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration takes place Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kwanzaa is a seven-day cultural celebration created by Maulana Karenga in 1966 and marked from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. Included in the event is a screening at 11 a.m. of

The Black Candle: The Story of Kwanzaa, a film by M.K. Asante Jr., and a candle-lighting ceremony and cultural performances, from 1 to 5 p.m. Information: 215-574-0380 or



Do This!

Saturday & Sunday

Sweet voices sing

The Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale, under the direction of Jeffrey R. Smith, offers two performances of "A Hollywood Holiday" this weekend. 8 p.m. Saturday at the Daylesford Abbey, 220 S. Valley Rd., Paoli. On Sunday, 3 p.m., in Irvine Auditorium, the University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Spruce St. Tickets: $25 to $50. Information: 215-222-3500, Ext. 1, or at


. The choir is auditioning boys ages 7 to 12; call 215-222-3500.

Today through Sunday

Chinese dance

The Greater Philadelphia Asian Culture Center this weekend presents Divine Performing Arts, a premier Chinese dance and music company. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. tonight, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Merriam Theatre, 250 S. Broad St. Tickets: $38 to $108. Information: 610-955-7769 or