This weekend for families: Lights, theater, disco and holiday action

     Check out the holiday light show at Franklin Square this weekend. (Courtesy of Jeff Fusco for Historic Philadelphia, Inc.)

    Check out the holiday light show at Franklin Square this weekend. (Courtesy of Jeff Fusco for Historic Philadelphia, Inc.)

    Here’s a look at what’s going on for the family this weekend. 

     

    Walnut Street Theater Presents: ElfWalnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut StreetLet your laughter lose and find your inner elf at Broadway’s Elf Musical.Nov. 23 at  2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.$10-75

    Franklin Square’s Electrical Spectacular: A Holiday Light ShowFranklin Square, 6th & Race StreetBenjamin Franklin’s imagination lives on in this amazing light show. Bundle up and take part in this new holiday tradition at Franklin Square.Nov. 23-24 at 4 p.m.Free

    Baby Loves Disco Family Dance PartyWorld Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.Baby Love Disco is travelling major cities and lands in Philly this Saturday. Make post-nap time, pre-dinner time a new experience with real music, healthy snacks and a whole lot of dancing. For toddlers, pre-schoolers and their caregivers.Nov. 23 at 11 a.m.$12

    Holiday Fair & Craft Bazaar 2013The Waldorf School of Philadelphia, 7500 Germantown Ave.Jumpstart the holiday season with local artisans, vendors, homemade baked goods, performances led by Waldorf students, puppet plays and a one-of-a-kind Children’s Shopping Room.Nov. 23Free for kids under 14; $5  for adults

    Holiday Garden Railway Grand OpeningMorris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave.Come and see how sparkling lights illuminate the Arboretum’s mini-village, tunnels, bridges, and woods and stop to make a fun craft in this winter garden.Nov. 23-24 at 1 p.m.Free for children 3 and under; $7 for 3-17 year olds; $16 adultsFree with admission

    C.W. Henry 5K Turkey trot & 2K WalkC.W. Henry School, 601 Carpenter Ln.A great way to support a local community school and get a workout! Proceeds will support Henry’s technology and Playworks initiatives.Nov. 23 at 7:30 a.m.Advanced registration: $30 run/$10 walk; Day of: $35/run/$10 walk

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