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December First Friday Events Near Dockside

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First Friday is a must see, classic Philadelphia experience. It is one of the amazing things that makes our city unique! This Friday, December 6th from 5 – 9 pm, explore all the amazing events in Old City and beyond!  At Dockside – you’re just a short walk away from all the action! Check out our picks for this First Friday:

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Holiday Tree Lighting Powered by PECO

This year’s annual  Holiday Tree Lighting Powered by PECO will take place on Friday, December 6th and includes 10 acts and 28 performances that include gospel choirs, Latin ensembles, dancers, synchronized skaters, and more. Returning this year as a headlining performer to sing O Holy Night is The Voice, Season 14’s Jackie Verna. New this year as the second headliner is America’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Christina Wells, singing I Know Where I’ve Been.

Muse Gallery

For their 42nd Anniversary Show, Muse Gallery members are showcasing works in a variety of techniques by artists from different cultures. Located at 52 North Second Street Old City, Philadelphia 19106. For details, click the link above.

Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking

This exhibition at the Center for Art in Wood is highlighting the many amazing females in the historically male-dominated woodworking field. The exhibition will present a diversity of objects, made with a diversity of intentions—from small-batch products to one-off works, representing a range of technical approaches and scales.

The Clay Studio

The Holiday season at The Clay Studio is always festive. Check out the great exhibitions by ceramics artists they are featuring this month and peruse the gallery of fabulous one-of-a-kind ornaments, giftable ceramic art, and treats for your own holiday decor. The Clay Studio is the best place in Philadelphia to go for the ultimate array of handmade, artistic holiday ornaments.

Artist and Artisans First Friday Night Market at Cherry St. Pier

The Cherry Street Pier will transform into a night market this Friday Night, featuring handmade goods, vintage items and holiday gifts galore. You can also enjoy food and drink from the amazing eateries by the outdoor firepits and look out over the beautiful Delaware River. Sounds like a perfect night! Click the link above to see the full list of craft and food vendors.

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