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Franklin Square Holiday Festival and Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO
It’s sparkle time at Franklin Square for the 2019 Franklin Square Holiday Festival, including a winter beer garden with fire pits for warmth and charm and Ben’s Sweets & Treats, where guests can create and taste a variety of treats such as s’mores and gourmet hot chocolate stations inside the heated tent with views of the Square. Nightly through December 31, dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO.
THE BETSY ROSS HOUSE
Colonial Chocolate Making
Meet three female entrepreneurs and learn how women played an active role during the American Revolution - from making important military supplies, like flags and musket cartridges, to choosing "patriotic" beverages like chocolate and coffee, rather than tea. Sample the hot chocolate drink that colonists enjoyed. Sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery.
Betsy's Birthday Bash
Celebrate the birth of America's Most Famous Flag Maker with a full day of fun, including Colonial Chocolate Marking, crafts, games and, of course, cake!
ONCE UPON A NATION
Tickets now on sale for Tippler's Tour: Yuletide Cheers & Beers!
Tippler's Tour is the perfect experience to get into the holiday spirit. Join a Red Coat soldier for a unique look at Philadelphia during the winter of 1777, as you seek the comfort of hearty snacks and warming drafts at four cozy pubs.
HISTORIC PHILADELPHIA GAZETTE
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