Holiday concert and fun in Blackwood

Country singer Sherry Lynn performs at the Holiday Concert & Family Festival at Camden County College.
Country singer Sherry Lynn performs at the Holiday Concert & Family Festival at Camden County College.

At Camden County College, hip-hop, opera, show choirs, crafts, and more.

Posted: December 21, 2013

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.


Mainstage Center for the Arts Holiday Concert & Family Festival, 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at Dennis Flyer Memorial Theatre at Camden County College, Blackwood. Tickets are $12-$15. For info and to purchase tickets, visit www.mainstage.org or call 856-227-3091.

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.


Caroling Hayrides, 5 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media. Hayrides are $5. Hours are 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday through Dec 30. Holiday hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 24 and 31, closed Dec. 25. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily after Jan. 2. Information: 610-876-7116 or www.linvilla.com.

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.


Friday Night Lights, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and Dec. 27, at Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave. Arboretum hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission: $16, $7 for children 3-17 and students (must have ID), $14 age 65 and older, $7 for visitors who enter arboretum without a vehicle or use public transportation, free members and children under 3. Information: 215-247-5777 or www.morrisarboretum.org.

mpeters@phillynews.com

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