Stories tagged: "Christmas"

Bethlehem's Christkindlmarkt (George Sheldon/Shutterstock)
7 Best Outdoor Christmas Markets in Pennsylvania

We’re here to help you find the perfect spot for a day of Wintery Christmas fun.

8 Pennsylvania Christmas Tree Farms to Visit This Holiday Season

If you’re looking for just the right farm-fresh tree and a holiday experience the whole family can enjoy, you’ll find both at one of these eight Christmas tree farms.

George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) explains things to Mary Hatch (Donna Reed) in "It's a Wonderful Life" in 1946. (AP Photo)
From ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ to ‘Rudolph’: The Many Pennsylvania Connections to the Holiday Classics You Love

Some of the best (and worst) Christmas movies were set in Pennsylvania, filmed in Pennsylvania, starred Pennsylvanians, or were produced by Pennsylvanians.

Photograph by Kory Aversa
Where to Take Your Family Who’s Coming to Visit Philly for the Holidays

If you have family coming to visit, show them how Philadelphia transforms between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. Take them to these festive events you can find in Philadelphia only during the holidays.

Lori Fogg (Courtesy Lori Fogg)
‘A Coalcracker In The Kitchen’ Webmaster Lori Fogg Shares Pennsylvania Dutch Recipes & Traditions

Lori Fogg shares her collection of century-old recipes and stories from growing up in the coal region.

The Moon family, left to right, Gabriel, Joanne, Owen, and Kevin, on Christmas in 2019. Kevin will travel west to spend the holidays with Gabriel and Owen, while Joanne will remain isolated in their Bucks County home. (Courtesy of Joanne Moon)
Alone for the Holidays: How Pennsylvanians in Isolation are Coping

Many are being forced to forego holiday celebrations to ensure their own health or the health and safety of their loved ones. They are adapting traditions and trying to find other ways to connect with people they love.

St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg, Adams County, is prepared to welcome its congregation for outdoor services on Christmas Eve. (Courtesy of St. James Lutheran Church)
Safety in Sanctuary: How Churches and Religious Groups are Adapting Celebrations and Services

Churches across Pennsylvania are planning outdoor and virtual services for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day—and beyond—to keep their congregations safe from the coronavirus.