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    Go Commando kicks off the New Year at The Loft

    LIMERICK >> The Loft at Landis Creek (formerly The Loft at Limerick Golf Club) will host a gala dinner party on Wednesday, Dec. 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. The festivities include a six-hour open bar, a surf and turf dinner and a sweets table. Live music will be provided by the Go Commando band. At midnight there will be a champagne toast and celebration, followed by a continental breakfast.

    Courtesy of The Loft at Landis Creek |

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    Pa. Philharmonic to bring ‘Disney Fantasia Live’ to PASD’s new auditorium

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville Area School District is getting set to host a special performance of “Disney Fantasia: Live in Concert” when the Pennsylvania Philharmonic comes to town on Jan. 2.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Movies

    Chaplin’s to host ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ short film fest

    SPRING CITY >> Chaplin’s Music Café is hosting an event that will feature short films that have a horror/thriller twist on Saturday, Dec. 20, from 7 to 10:30 p.m.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For Digital First Media |

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    Casino revives Valley Forge Music Fair

    UPPER MERION >> So you thought you said farewell to the fair nearly 20 years ago?

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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    Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge to host Caroling at the Carillon

    Washington Memorial National Carillon at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge will host Caroling at the Carillon, a Community Christmas Carol Sing-Along, on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. Sing your favorite Christmas carols accompanied by Doug Gefvert playing the 58-bell carillon. This outdoor event takes place in front of the carillon tower, so dress warmly!

    Courtesy of Washington Memorial Chapel |

  • Movies

    Couple with Phoenxville ties featured in new film

    Director Matthew Bonifacio and his wife Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio discovered the hard way that simultaneously planning a wedding and shooting a movie can be a demanding proposition.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media |

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    Hallelujah! Ursinus performs Handel’s ‘Messiah’ for the 77th year

    COLLEGEVILLE >> For many people, the holidays mean celebrating traditions. At Ursinus College, that means performing Handel’s “Messiah” in its entirety. The school has produced a concert featuring this famous classical piece for the past 76 years. The tradition continues on Dec. 6 and 7.

    By Tara Lynn Johnson For Digital First Media |

  • Theater

    International Ballet Theatre brings ‘The Nutcracker’ to Ursinus

    It’s that magical time of the year again and IBT’s Clara, Nutcracker, Mouse King and Sugar Plum Fairy return on stage on Dec. 6.

    By Digital First Staff |

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    Providence Chamber Orchestra presents ‘London for the Holidays’

    The 35-member Providence Chamber Orchestra presents its first concert of the 2014-2015 season at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 355 St. John’s Circle, Phoenixville.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church |

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    Main Line Symphony Orchestra to open 69th season at Valley Forge Middle School

    The first concert of the 69th season of the Main Line Symphony Orchestra will take place on Friday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. at the Valley Forge Middle School on Walker Road and Route 252 in Wayne. Samuel Singer has said “…The Main Line Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble that any mid-sized American city would be glad to claim for its own…”

    Courtesy of Main Line Symphony Orchestra |

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