To celebrate Home for the Holidays, a variety of shops in the 'Ville will host special events and promotions on December 2. These activities are FREE (unless specifically noted) and all are welcome to participate.
Please remember to #showlove and #shopsmall in Swarthmore Town Center this holiday season and all year long! Our small businesses depend on your support.
Blonde Sugar & Honey
Buy 4, Get 1 Free "LOL" Dishtowels. Perfect stocking stuffers or hostess gifts! And from 2:30 - 3:30 pm enjoy live music from Three's Company, with special guest SRS Principal Dr. Angela Tuck.
Make paper bag lanterns that will light the way during Santa's Parade later in the evening! 2:30 - 4:30 pm. This arts & craft activity courtesy of Bethany Formica Bender, also known as the Sawdust Siren.
Harvey Oak Mercantile
HOM will be hosting a trunk show with Such A Little Bird. Artist Tiffaney Pelaez will be showcasing her handmade beaded bracelets. 10 am - 2 pm.
BYOCamera for a special photo opportunity in front of a Living Poinsettia Wall. 10 am - 6 pm.
The Swarthmore Ukulele Orchestra or SwUKEstra will perform your favorite holiday tunes from 4 - 5 pm. Join the fun and sing along!
The Inn at Swarthmore
The Inn at Swarthmore is pleased to welcome Jeannine Osayande and Dunya Performing Arts Company for a celebration of Kwanzaa and West African dance. Don't miss this amazing celebration of family, community, and culture! 5:30 - 6:30 pm.
"Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel!" Come learn to play the Dreidel Game with the super fun Levy-Peltzman family - Carly, Keith, Ezra, and Jonah. And yes, there will be chocolate! 2:45 - 3:30 pm.
The Pilates Connexion
The Pilates Connexion will lead FREE demos on the Pilates equipment to anyone who stops in from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. All will be entered to win a FREE group class! That's a whole lotta FREE!
Make your home merry and bright! Our favorite hometown handyman is offering 10% off all holiday lights and decorations.
Swarthmore Campus & Community Store
In addition to Donna Jo Napoli's book reading and signing at 4:45 pm, the Swarthmore Campus & Community Store will also offer books gift-wrapped for no extra charge. And from 2:30 - 6:00 pm, enjoy FREE cookies and lemonade in the lobby of The Inn at Swarthmore, courtesy of The Inn and Swarthmore Campus & Community Store.
Purchase and put together first aid kits to benefit an international organization called Sole Hope. Sole Hope works to combat jiggers, a crippling foot parasite found in Uganda.
Here's an indulgent holiday craft that you'll really enjoy later - DIY Peppermint Bath Bombs! 3:45 - 4:30 pm.
From 1 - 2 pm, enjoy a FREE music performance of the Hammer Dulcimer from Craig Williamson. Then return for late night as waR3house 3 welcomes to the stage Adam "Flymo" Birch and the Vershons ($20 at the door).