Gallery on Park
104 Park Avenue, 6-8 pm
Gallery on Park will be hosting a celebration for their represented artists.
Please join us for our First Friday Opening reception on December 6th from 6-8 pm. Meet the artists, enjoy complimentary refreshments, peruse what is new and enjoy the company of friends, neighbors and appreciators of The Arts.
All are welcome!
Harvey Oak Mercantile
102 Park Avenue, 5-8 pm
Let's get Festive! Come to see our holiday-themed windows Into the Winter Woods and designed in collaboration with Bethany Formica Bender of Sawdust Siren and co-founder of the Annual Swarthmore Handmade Holiday Sale. All purchases of $50 or more will receive a free gift made by Sawdust Siren.
Kandy Kids Toys & Gifts
5 S. Chester Road, 3-7 pm
Children are invited to make a Christmas craft at Kandy Kids from 3-7 pm.
10 Park Avenue, last seating at 7 pm
Join us for Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Chicken Marsala, Baked Salmon Fillet with citrus and soy, and our Italian Delight - pasta with sweet Italian sausage, meatballs, and gravy. Gluten free pasta and children's portions are available. BYOB! Eat-in or take-out. For details or to place a takeout order, call (610) 328-9360.
Swarthmore Campus & Community Store
4 S. Chester Road, 9-8 pm
There are several wonderful events and promotions happening at the Swarthmore Campus & Community Store on First Friday:
- Join us from 5:30-6:30 pm for a holiday benefit children's concert featuring Allison DeSalvo's World of Song. Allison and friends will lead a concert and playtime for children ages 2-7 and their parents. Suggested donation of $15 per adult and child, $5 for additional child. Proceeds raised will benefit Cityteam Ministries in Chester, PA.
- Puzzled about what to give? All puzzles are 20% off! Help us complete a jigsaw puzzle in the Store.
- And finally, be sure to admired our holiday window display entitled Joy to the World, and designed in collaboration with the Chester Children's Chorus. The Store will stay open late until 8 pm and serve cider and cookies.
Swarthmore Public Library
121 Park Avenue, 7-8 pm
Holiday readings of poems and stories from different faith traditions or selections that simply brighten these darkest days of the year. Songs will be sung. Refreshments will be served. Please register for the event at swarthmorepubliclibrary.org.
Holiday Window Stroll
Various locations (see below), 5-8 pm
Stroll around Swarthmore Town Center on First Friday, December 6 for the unveiling of holiday window displays! A partnership between shop merchants and local community organizations & pre-schools.