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ON THE ROAD

EVENTS WORTH THE TRIP

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Bethel, New York Rights, Race & Revolution­s: A Portrait of

Life in 1960s America by Grey Villet, Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Photograph­s by the LIFE magazine photograph­er including images of presidents and revolution­aries, sports heroes and everyday people struggling for their rights. The Museum at Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Road. $5 exhibit only; included with regular museum admission. 866-781-2922 or bethelwood­s center.org/museum.aspx. Three Days of Peace and Music: The Performers of Woodstock Festival, through Dec. 31; Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. This exhibit will feature vignettes on each of the 32 groups that performed at Woodstock. The Museum at Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Road. Included in museum admission. 866-781-2922 or bethelwood­scenter.org. Greater Philadelph­ia Kur Live, today, 7 p.m. Event features Kur, PnB Rock, Phat Geez, Lihtz Kamraz and Maaly Raw. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St., Philadelph­ia. $25. venue.tlaphilly.com. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Thursday, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Friday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Saturday and Dec. 31, noon; Monday and Dec. 28 and 30, noon and 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Dec. 29, 2 p.m. Presented by Pennsylvan­ia Ballet. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St., Philadelph­ia. $35-$135. paballet.org. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, through Friday. Special hour-long adaptation uses original and traditiona­l songs to highlight Dickens’ powerful story. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St., Philadelph­ia. $14.50-$16.50. walnutstre­et theatre.org. Disney on Ice — Follow Your Heart, Friday, 3 and 7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Sunday, noon and 4 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday and Dec. 28 and 30, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m.; Dec. 31, 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m.; Jan. 2, 1 p.m. Characters from “Finding Dory,” “Inside Out,” “Frozen” and Disney Princesses whirl around on skates and make their dreams possible through kindness and bravery. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., Philadelph­ia. $20-$113. 215-336-3600 or wellsfargo­cen terphilly.com.

Matzoball Philadelph­ia, Saturday, 9 to 2 a.m. Jewish singles event. Rumor Nightclub, 1500 Sansom St., Philadelph­ia. $30. 212-389-9922, matzoball.org or info@matzoball.org.

The Christmas Village, through Saturday. Outdoor holiday market sells an assortment of holiday gifts, ornaments, jewelry, toys and more. Philadelph­ia City Hall, 1 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. philachris­tmas.com. Ninth annual Winter Beer Festival, Monday, 5:30 p.m. Offers opportunit­y to sample more than 50 beers from over 40 breweries. 21 and older. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelph­ia. $45 general/$20 designated driver. worldcafe live.com. Harry Potter Quizzo, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Harry Potter-inspired food, drinks and trivia competitio­n. Prizes awarded for best costumes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelph­ia. Free. worldcafel­ive.com.

Mamma Mia!, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 28 through 30, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 31, 2 p.m. Musical features some of ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.” and “Take a Chance on Me.” Merriam Theater, 1500 Walnut Street, Floor 17, Philadelph­ia. $45-$112. merriam theater.com. Harry Potter Quizzo — Family Version, Dec. 28, 6 p.m. Harry Potter-inspired food, drinks and trivia competitio­n. Prizes awarded for best costumes. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelph­ia. Free. worldcafe live.com.

Christette Michele with Raheem Devaughn, Dec. 29, 8 p.m. Singer-songwriter’s album “Better” received a Grammy nod. Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave., Glenside. $52.25-$79.75. 215-572-7650.

Dark Star Orchestra, Dec. 30 and 31, 8 p.m. Grateful Dead sound and energy are invoked. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St., Philadelph­ia. $70 two-day pass. electricfa­ctory.info.

Salute To Vienna New Year’s Concert, Dec. 30, 8 p.m. Features dancers from Hungarian National Ballet and internatio­nal champion ballroom dancers. Verizon Hall at Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St., Philadelph­ia. kimmelcent­er.org.

Macy’s Christmas Light Show, through Dec. 31. The light show and Wanamaker Organ Concert is a tradition that dates back more than half a

century. Shows occur almost daily at 10 a.m., noon and 4, 6 and 8 p.m. Macy’s Center City, 1300 Market St., Philadelph­ia.

Franklin Square Holiday Festival, through Dec. 31; Mondays through Thursdays and Sundays, 4:30 to 8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 4:30 to 9 p.m. Marvel at more than 50,000 lights as they illuminate the square to a soundtrack of holiday classics performed by the Philly Pops in two alternatin­g shows every 30 minutes. Franklin Square, Sixth and Race streets, Philadelph­ia. Free. historicph­iladelphia.org. The Philadelph­ia Orchestra — New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. Grammy award-winning conductor Bramwell Tovey joins the Philadelph­ia Orchestra for this event on New Years Eve. Verizon Hall at Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St., Philadelph­ia. $60-$160. kimmelcent­er.org. The Wall Live Extravagan­za — A Floydian Spectacle, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. Celebrate the 50th anniversar­y of Pink Floyd with characters from the album as they come to life onstage. Keswick Theatre, 291 Keswick Ave., Glenside. $35-$125. 215-572-7650 or keswickthe­atre.com.

Cabinet, Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. Cabinet, Blind Owl Band and Mountain Ride perform. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St., Philadelph­ia. $25. venue. tlaphilly.com. NYE Live! Philadelph­ia, Dec. 31, 9 p.m. All-inclusive ticket offers a drink package, food buffets, live performanc­es from Split Decision and other artists and a Champagne toast. XFINITY Live, 1100 Pattison Ave., Philadelph­ia. $90-$150. 267-443-6415 or xfinityliv­e.com. A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place, through Jan. 1. A festive, family-friendly celebratio­n with everyone’s favorite “Sesame Street” friends. Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne. 866-446-3566 or sesameplac­e.com/ langhorne. August Burns Red — Messengers 10th Anniversar­y Tour, Jan. 4, 7 p.m. Band goes on tour as part of its 10-year anniversar­y. Protest the Hero, In Hearts Wake and ’68 also perform. Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South St., Philadelph­ia. $23. venue.tlaphilly.com.

A Longwood Christmas, through Jan. 8, 1 to 8 p.m. Sounds of the season fill the indoor and outdoor gardens. Reservatio­ns strongly encouraged. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square. 616-388-1000, longwoodga­rdens.org or questions@longwoodga­rdens.org.

World War I and American Art, through April 9. The first major exhibition devoted to exploring the way in which American artists reacted to the First World War in Fisher Brooks Gallery, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building. The Pennsylvan­ia Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad St., Philadelph­ia. pafa.org. Jurassic World: The Exhibition, through April 23. Based on one of the biggest blockbuste­rs in history, the exhibition immerses the audiences in a world with dinosaurs with interactiv­e events. The Franklin Institute, 271 N. 21st St., Philadelph­ia. General admission, $19.95 adults/$14.95 children; members, $13.95 adults/$12.95 children. fi.edu.

 ?? JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPH­ER ?? Cirque Dreams Holidaze performers bring their holiday spectacle to the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading on Dec. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $24 to $49 and can be purchased by visiting santander-arena.com.
JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPH­ER Cirque Dreams Holidaze performers bring their holiday spectacle to the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading on Dec. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $24 to $49 and can be purchased by visiting santander-arena.com.

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