FYI Philly - December 17, 2016 - Program Information

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December 10, 2016 (WPVI) -- This week on FYI Philly we are getting you ready for the holidays. We've got a variety of festive fun, from the Christmas in Fairmount Park to the city's best light shows and great places for family activities. Plus, places to find Santa, last minute shopping ideas, some advice on how to plan a holiday party and tips on what to wear to those parties. Here's more information on this week's features:

PKG #1 Things to Do for Holidays/Tis the Season

Franklin Square Holiday Festival

Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show through December 31st

6th & Race Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19106

215.629.4026

http://www.historicphiladelphia.org/holidays-in-franklin-square/

https://www.facebook.com/franklinsquarephiladelphia/

Christmas Light Show at Macy's Center City Philadelphia

Wanamaker Building Grand Court

1300 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-241-9000

http://www.visitmacysusa.com/visitor-center/macy%E2%80%99s-center-city

https://www.facebook.com/Macys/

Old City Historic Holiday Nights

5-8pm, Thursdays through December 22nd

http://oldcitydistrict.org/historicholidaynights

Old City District

231 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 119106

215.592.7929

https://www.facebook.com/OldCityDistrict/

Christmas Celebration at Adventure Aquarium

Through December 30th

1 Riverside Dr

Camden, New Jersey 08103

856.365.3300

http://www.adventureaquarium.com/

https://www.facebook.com/AdventureAquarium/

Spot your Spot with Santa

One Liberty Observation Deck: Philly from the Top

Thru December 18th, 11am-2pm

1650 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215.561.DECK (3325)

https://www.phillyfromthetop.com/packages-and-events/spot-your-spot-with-santa.html?_ga=1.159538687.335929526.1479863643

PKG #2 Rothman Ice Rink/Tis the Season

Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Cabin

Philadelphia City Hall Dilworth Park

1 S 15th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

215.440.5500

http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink

PKG #3 Garden Maze/Made in Philly

America's Garden Capital Maze

Open through February 26th

Philadelphia City Hall Dilworth Park

1 S 15th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

215.440.5500

http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/americas-garden-capital-maze

PKG #4 PM: Best Holiday Ever/Tis the Season

Philadelphia Magazine's 13-Step Guide to the Best Holiday Ever

http://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2016/12/09/holidays-philadelphia-guide/?utm_campaign=EDIT%3A+News&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39011059&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8ZpGwLoj5KpRT6H13Hfi4x2AmAKgMOWP_rT24RLsN88NBEpxt7gaUHEVCugsYN6pkwbLbVnOCDOdlQkRAgCLh_WmkKKLtpf3Gi37KFtIkGPEkmPAM&_hsmi=39011059

Denise's: The Butter Cookie

2916 North 22nd St

Philadelphia PA, 19132

215-225-5425

info@cakesbydenises.com

http://cakesbydenises.com/denises/

https://www.facebook.com/DenisesDelicacies/

Haegele's Bakery: The Springerle Cookie

4164 Barnett Street (Mayfair)

Philadelphia, PA 19135

215.624.0117

http://www.haegelesbakery.com/

https://www.facebook.com/HaegelesBakery/

Isgro Pastries: Ricotta Cookie

1009 Christian Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147

215-923-3092

http://www.bestcannoli.com/

https://www.facebook.com/isgropastries/

Termini Brothers Bakery: Pignoli

1523 S. 8th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19147

215-334-1816

http://www.termini.com/

https://www.facebook.com/TerminiBrothers?ref=tn_tnmn

Smedley Street Christmas Light Spectacular

2700 Block of Smedley Street between 16th & 17th, Moyamensing and Oregon Avenues

https://m.facebook.com/Smedley-Street-Christmas-Light-Spectacular-134647379924863/

The Miracle on South 13th Street Holiday Light Display

13th Street from Tasker to Morris

https://www.facebook.com/themiracleonsouth13thstreet/

Best Punch Recipe to Booze up your Holiday Party Guests

Sparkling Gin Berry Punch from A.Bar mixologist and Spirit Forward co-founder Dan Hamm.

INGREDIENTS

8 oz. (plus more for garnish) dried cranberries

6 chamomile tea bags

12 oz. organic honey

2 c. fresh lemon juice

2 750-ml. bottles gin

2 liter bottles club soda

Orange slices for garnish

1. Bring about 6.5 cups of water and dried cranberries to a boil.

2. Immediately remove from heat and steep chamomile tea in the water according to instructions, leaving cranberries in.

3. Remove tea bags and add honey. Stir to combine, then strain. Allow this mixture to completely cool in the refrigerator. Once cooled, add lemon juice and gin.

4. To serve, pour into your favorite punch bowl, add a few large ice cubes, and top with club soda. Garnish with extra dried cranberries and fresh orange slices.

* 45 servings

PKG #5 TOYOTA: Valley Forge Tourism/Tis the Season

Wild Lilies

103 E Butler Ave, Ambler, PA 19002

(267) 462-4055

http://www.wildliliesjewelry.com/

https://www.facebook.com/wildliliesjewelry/

City Works

220 Main Street, King of Prussia, PA 19406

(484) 690-4150

http://www.cityworksrestaurant.com/kingofprussia/

https://www.facebook.com/cityworksKOP/

Normandy Farm

1401 Morris Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422

(215) 616-8500

http://www.normandyfarm.com/

https://www.facebook.com/normandyfarmhotelcc

PKG #6 Planning a Christmas Party/Tis the Season

Del Frisco's

1426 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

(215) 246-0533

https://delfriscos.com/steakhouse/philadelphia

https://www.facebook.com/DelFrisco/

PKG #7 Holiday Style Guide/Tis the Season

ElleLauri

114 South 19th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

(They have locations in Chestnut Hill & Avalon)

Ellelauri.com

267-457-5939

Stilettos - Not just Heels

1512 Route 38W

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

(Down the street from the Cherry Hill Mall)

StilettosKOP.com

856-488-4335

PKG #8 Shopping & More/Tis the Season

Art in the Age

116 North 3rd street Philadelphia, PA 19106

http://www.artintheage.com/

https://www.facebook.com/artintheage/

United By Blue

144 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

https://unitedbyblue.com/

https://www.facebook.com/unitedbyblue

PKG #9 Shelter Me

One Love Animal Rescue

http://www.oneloveanimalrescue.org/

https://www.facebook.com/oneloveanimalrescueNJ/

WRAPS

Philadelphia Auto Show

January 28, 2017 - February 5, 2017

At the Pennsylvania Convention Center

1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

http://www.phillyautoshow.com/

For Tickets: https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/1.12/ef6816/#/select

https://www.facebook.com/phillyautoshow

Philadelphia Flower Show

March 11, 2017 - March 19, 2017

At the Pennsylvania Convention Center

1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

http://theflowershow.com/

For Tickets: https://secure.interactiveticketing.com/1.13/97bb35/#/select

https://www.facebook.com/theflowershow

Philly Home & Garden Show

February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017

At the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

100 Station Avenue

Oaks, PA 19456

For Tickets: https://www.tix123.com/tix123/eTic.cfm?code=PHGS17

http://www.phillyhomeandgarden.com/

Historic Houses of Fairmount Park

http://holidaysinthepark.com/venues/

Historic Strawberry Mansion

2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19132

Cedar Grove

1 Cedar Grove Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Laurel Hill

7201 N. Randolph Dr.

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Woodford

3400 West Dauphin Dr.

Philadelphia, PA 19132

Mount Pleasant

3800 Mount Pleasant Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Lemon Hill

Sedgeley & Lemon Hill Drives

Philadelphia, PA 19130