Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Fairmount Park Historic House Ice Sculptures

In Case You Miss Them the Fairmount Park Ice Sculpture Teasers 
in Rittenhouse Square on November 24, 2015




Partridge in a Pear Tree






Six Fairmount Park Houses all designed by Roger Wing


The label under each house is my guesstimate based on previous holiday tours.


Mount Pleasant open through January 1st will be decorated by Philadelphia Museum of Art Volunteers.


Lemon Hill decorated by Huntingdon Valley and Wayne Woods Garden Club, Sary Em / (re)work Architecture and Design, Mel McDaniel Design, The Ceppaluni Family.




Historic Strawberry Mansion open through December 31st is decorated by Moorestown Garden Club, Porch Club of Riverton, The Weeders and Our Garden Club of Philadelphia and Vicinity.




Woodford Mansion open through December 31st is decorated by the Garden Workers, Mander Recreation Center After School Program, Nancy Matthews of Morning Glory Flowers, The Secret of Flowers Floral Art Studio and the Woodford staff.


Laurel Hill decorated by Community Garden Club of Wayne.


Cedar Grove open through January 1st decorated by Porch Club of Riverton.




Ormiston Mansion also open Thursday - Sunday December 3 - 20th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is decorated by The Royal Heritage Society.



Shofuso:Japanese House and Garden also open on December 6th 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. is decorated by Ikebana International Chapter #71 and volunteers Tamiko Laincz, Utsumi Sepich and Taeko Shervin.



Make sure to catch the trolley December 5th is Holly Trolley Day! Hop on and off the free trolley to experience a day of fun and entertainment, crafts and refreshments at eight Historic Fairmount Park Houses. Tickets $ 5 per house, no reservations required. Trolleys depart every 15 minutes. Allow at least 2 hours to see them all.

This year's theme will be the Twelve Days of Christmas!

Christmas Open House
Thursday through Sunday, December 3 - 20th
10-4 p.m. $5 per house, children under 12 free.

Special Holiday Tours
A Festive Tradition Trolley Tour 
December 10, 11, 12, and 13 - Tours 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Tickets $38 call 215.235.7469 for more information.

A Fairmount Christmas Carol Trolley Tour
December 16 and 18 
Tickets $44 call 215.235.7469 for more information.




Holiday Hotline
215.685.0274

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