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Flavors of the Season Day: Dec. 9

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Bring your appetite and culinary curiosity to the historic houses as we celebrate some of Philadelphia’s best tastes for the holidays. At Historic Strawberry Mansion, enjoy the storybook holiday decor while tasting a sampling of seasonal treats from Birchtree Catering. Participating houses include Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill Mansion, Lemon Hill Mansion,...

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Neighbor’s Day: Dec. 8

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Enjoy a day of entertainment as the historic houses showcase the many talents of the neighbors that live near and around Fairmount Park. From 11 am – 3 pm, The Underwoods will play holiday classics, Christmas carols and a little bit of R&B and soul at Historic Strawberry Mansion. Featuring Donald Underwood, Amadeus Underwood, Sadia Underwood,...

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“A Very Storied Christmas”: Nov. 28 – Dec. 23

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This year, Fairmount Park’s largest historic mansion is dressed in classic holiday décor portraying “A Very Storied Christmas”. Designed by Our Garden Club of Philadelphia and Vicinity and The Porch Club of Riverton, the theme celebrates the long history of the Free Library of Philadelphia and its 130 years of promoting literacy for all Philadelphia...

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“Sounds of the Season”: Dec. 1

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Join us as the historic houses, in collaboration with WRTI, kick off this year’s A Very Philly Christmas with some of the best regarded music organizations in Philadelphia. Performances: 10:30-11:30 am: Primavera Fund Student Karis Dharmawirya-violin 12:00-1:45 pm: Students from Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts, Clef Club Alumni Duo featuring...

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Jefferson Davis Takes Philadelphia – October 11

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Historic Strawberry Mansion presents: JEFFERSON DAVIS TAKES PHILADELPHIA Thursday, 11 October; 6:00 p.m. 2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive, Philadelphia A book talk with author S. Tyson Gardner The North won the Civil War, but it took a Jefferson Davis to reunite the nation. It’s 1876, the last days of postwar Reconstruction in the South, when a...

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