Thursday, December 4, 2014

Our Top 6 Local Holiday Attractions

Lexi Anderson
Savannah Herring
Claire Dougherty
Staff Writers


 Winter, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Snow is falling, the air is crisp, and hot chocolate fills everyone’s cup. With winter, comes sights and spectacles that can be enjoyed by all. These are our top 6!   


  1. Rockefeller Center
Located in New York City, NY,  Rockefeller Center holds the place of the famous ice skating rink and the iconic lightning of the huge Christmas tree. The tree will be lit on Dec. 3, between West 48th and West 51st St. and Fifth and Sixth Ave, and can be viewed until Jan. 7. Rockefeller Center  
  1. Radio City
Also located in New York City, NY, Radio City  Music Hall is home to the famous Rockettes. The Rockettes put on a splendid show, and each year there’s a different story that is shown showcasing the beauty of Christmas. This family friendly show is sure to put a smile on your face and put you in the Holiday spirit. The show goes on throughout the whole Holiday season (Nov 20-Dec 31)


  1. Shady Brook Farm Lightshow
The Shady Brook Farm offers a magical drive through holiday lights of different designs, colors, and figures. You can enjoy the display while in the comfort of your car or in the open wagon, if the weather permits. The light show opens on Nov. 22, 2014 and can be viewed 7 days a week from 5-10 pm until Jan. 4, 2015. Carloads are priced depending on the day, and size. Come out and see the grand holiday lights in a fun atmosphere that everyone can enjoy.


  1. Peddler’s Village
Peddler’s Village is a popular, and local place, great to celebrate the holiday season. There are many stores, and restaurants that sell classic holiday drinks and snacks. During the holiday season, almost every tree is lit up with dazzling lights that are sure to bring cheer to anyone. Some trees even have giant snowflakes hanging from their branches. Next time you’re near Peddler’s, stop by, it’ll definitely brighten your mood.


  1. Longwood Garden Christmas
The holiday season flies high in Kennett Square PA, with A Longwood Christmas show. The show is held from November 27 to January 11 where you can experience an outdoor/indoor garden winter wonderland. Halls are decorated up and down with christmas decor, from owls in delicate bird houses to an 18 foot tall rotating christmas tree, and more than half a million lights illuminate the gardens, making it a must see this holiday season.


  1. Pennsylvania Ballet
George Balanchine’s ballet The Nutcracker, is an iconic figure to the holidays. The Pennsylvania Ballet is presenting the amazing show from December 6 to December 31. The classical dance performance is accompanied by a live orchestra playing the music. The classical story is one that most know and love, that ring’s true to be a beautiful show.

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