Narberth Dickens Festival

The Narberth Dickens Festival is a free family event held from Noon to 4pm, Saturday December 11, in downtown Narberth. It includes a scavenger hunt where children race to find all the Dickens characters to win a prize, street musicians, Victorian carolers and performers, dance performances, puppet shows, horse and carriage rides, and much more. Period-appropriate vendors help set the tone, and the local establishments each offer their own version of a “hot toddy” to keep grown-ups warm. The scavenger hunts goes from 1pm to 3pm or while supplies last. This year also features several free performances, including A Muppet Christmas carol at the Marbertn Theater, puppet shows, Nutcracker dance excerpts, and more!
The 2010 Narberth Dickens Festival includes:

· Ebeneezer Scrooge and all the characters from “A Christmas Carol”

· dozens of period-authentic costumed performers

· a free scavenger hunt & free prize for kids - 1pm to 3pm or while supplies last

· horse and carriage rides through the Narberth streets

· professional musicians

· authentic Victorian carolers

· candle-making and other craft activities for kids *New for 2010

· professional ice sculpting display

· free fortunes from "gypsy fortuneteller"

· A Muppet Christmas Carol - free 11am show at the Narberth Movie theater *New for 2010

· Blues for Scrooge - two free puppet shows at the Library *New for 2010

· vintage "Punch and Judy" puppet show performances - see website for "Dickens Theater" showtimes *New for 2010

· "Nutcracker" dance performances from the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet - see website for "Dickens Theater" showtimes *New for 2010

· Free Dickens "tattoos" and face painting for kids *New for 2010

· hot toddies from all the local establishments

· silent auction for festival poster original watercolor *New for 2010

· free coffee and hot chocolate in any souvenir mug *New for 2010

· period-authentic vendors and street food

For more information:

Location Downtown: Narberth, Forrest & Haverford Ave, Narberth, PA

This event is appropriate for
: the whole family

t: free

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