To make the most of the holiday time we have with family and friends, here are 12 Days of Christmas Adventures...many of which are free or less than $10 per person.



Really?  This is what you picked for me?
How about I take you shopping next time... 
1.
Go 'Pet Gift' Crazy
Tis the season for crazy Christmas sweaters, blinking light necklaces, elf shoes and santa hats.  So how can reindeer antlers for your cat be too 'over the top?!'


Fill your pet's stocking with fun treats, chew toys, Diva hats and warm sweaters...at great local pet shops like these:


MAIN LINE:
Pet Supplies Plus -- Lancaster Ave, Wayne
MAIN STREETS:
Pet Value -- Sproul Rd, Broomall
Petsmart  -- State Road, Springfield and Springfield Rd, Broomall
CROSSROADS:
PetCo -- W. Baltimore Pike, Clifton Heights
PetCo --Lansdown Ave, Upper Darby
Daisy Delights -- Winoa Ave, Norwood


These treats look so good you might
have to hide them from the humans
in your house!
BRANDYWINE:
It's not fair humans get all the good stuff to eat. Your dog may not be the most discerning gourmet - but Giggy Bites is one yummy dog & cat bakery!

Located in Olde Ridge Village, their on-site baked goods include all natural treats, nutritional goodies for pets with special dietary needs, and premium foods.  Plus colorful collars, leashes, toys and unique gifts.

Store Hours:
Mon, Tue & Wed 10-5   I   Thu 10-7 / Fri 10-6   I    Sat 10-5 /Sun 12 -4
Giggy Bites in Chadds Ford


IceWorks is the perfect location for wacky selfies
and Facebook photo mayhem!


2.

Get Iced!
Or rather... Get on the Ice!
Nothing says holiday fun like balancing !$%!*lbs on a quarter inch steel blade...right?

But here's the good news...skating is a great calorie burner - 346 per hour!

So if you're dreaming of a White Christmas Cupcake, grab a friend or two and head for the internationally renowned IceWorks Skating Complex in Aston.

PUBLIC ICE SKATING EVERY DAY
Monday through Friday  Noon to 1:30pm Plus Friday night hours  7:30 to 9:30pm
Saturday/Sunday - 2 to 4pm  --  Plus Saturday night hours  7:30 to 9:30
Age 4 and older: $10 per person -- Skate Rentals: $2
Family 4-pack including admission, skate rentals, pizza and drinks: $40

Public Skating Prices and Packages

SAT, DEC. 27th - Two Huge Holiday Events at IceWorks
Winterfest - Noon to 7pm
Skate with World & Olympic Skaters!  This is a great family fun day that includes Free Skating Lessons, Snowman Building Contest, Crafts, Figure Skating and Hockey Exhibition,s and much more! $5 Public Skate - 2 to 4pm


Flyers Fans -- Join the Celebration as Jim Watson is inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame -- 8 to 10:30pm
Includes Autograph session, commemorative banner, complimentary appetizers and more!

Additional info on WINTERFEST and FLYERS Hall of Fame Event




3. 
Fondue for Two at Penns Woods Winery
December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20  --  Noon to 5:30 pm
Bring a friend to Penns Woods in Chadds Ford and share not only your favorite glass (or bottle) of wine...but tasty wine infused fondues (your choice of a rich creamy local cheese fondue or a fragrant, seductive chocolate) with a wide selection of in-season fruits & breads for dipping. $18.99 per couple -- reservations encouraged.





Click below for more information.


Penns Woods Winery Fondue for Two Event


4.
Don't Miss the Shooting Stars in Drexel Hill

The Upper Darby 'Shooting Stars' will sing and dance their way into the holiday season Friday and Saturday, December 18th and 19th at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center in Drexel Hill.

The Shooting Stars will feature holiday favorites during the annual family show “Christmas Time is Here!” on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Great family friendly pricing with tickets starting at just $7 per person!

This talented, high energy performance troupe entertain with “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,” “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree,” “Dig that Crazy Santa Claus,” and from the smash hit, “Elf,” the big production number “Sparklejollytwinklejingley!“

Purchase Tickets Here

Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Located in Drexel Hill, it is just minutes from Center City, the Main Line, and the Blue Route.  The 1,600 seat, state-of-the art performance venue operates year-round, providing the community with quality theatrical entertainment.