Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00

Holiday Open Houses

Written by  County Lines Staff


Spirit of Christmas in New Castle

December 14
Brochures at New Castle Presbyterian Church, 25 E. Second St., New Castle. 10 to 5:30. 302-328-3279. The whole town is having an open house in charming shops, museums and homes.



Bella Oliva

November 10
113 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne. 610-688-6844; Enjoy samples of olive oils and vinegars at the Open House and Tasting Party. Start holiday shopping with a wide assortment of gourmet foods, tabletop and gift items. Gift baskets made to order. Lite bites and refreshments served. Noon to 4.

Lucky Duck Toys

November 9
106 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne. 610-254-0054. Celebrate neighborhood Toy Store Day, a national event, by ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailers Association), where Lucky Duck Toys will be showing off the Best Toys for Kids winners and have door prizes, cookies and more.


Christopher Chocolates

November 30–December 1
3519 West Chester Pk., Newtown Square. 610-359-1669. Special tastings, demonstrations in chocolate and great gift ideas. Open Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Community Arts Center

December 6–9, 13–14
414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford. 610-566-1713. Make it a Handcrafted Holiday—holiday sale of fine craft and pottery. Sat–Sun, 10 to 5; Mon-Fri, 10 to 8. Dec. 6, preview party, 7 to 9:30, $5. Dec. 11, Men’s Shopping Night.



Wolfe’s Baldwin Brass Center

December 6–7
101 E. King St., Malvern. 610-408-8533. Extended hours during Malvern’s Victorian Christmas, refreshments and special sale items. Fri, 9 to 8; Sat, 9 to 3.

The Antique Store in Wayne

November 3–December 22, Sundays
161 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne. 610-687-1900. Holiday hours include Sundays for the season. The perfect time to shop for that unique gift, stocking stuffers that sparkle or something thoughtful with a little history. Noon to 4.


Heritage Design Interiors

November 8–9, 15–16
1064 Main St., Blue Ball. 717-354-2233; Open House  featuring beautiful & unique floral designs, wreaths, ornaments, gifts, holiday décor and refreshments. Fri, 9 to 7; Sat, 9 to 4.


UpHome, Ltd.

November 8–10
233 E. King St., Ste. 105, Malvern. 484-318-7109. Their Holiday Open House and 10th Anniversary celebration is at their new location. Enjoy wine and cheese while browsing through their new shipment from France. Fri, 4 to 8; Sat, 10 to 5; Sun, noon to 4.


Walter J. Cook Jeweler

November 22
Chestnut Village Shoppes, 36 Chestnut Rd., Paoli. 610-644-5347.  Holiday Trunk Show. Fill out your wish list.

Herrs Foods

November 28–December 31
Rt. 1 to Rt. 272 to Herr Dr., Nottingham. 800-63-SNACK. Holiday light display open to all from dusk ‘til dawn.

Matlack Florist

December 6–7
210 N. Chester Rd. (Rt. 352), West Chester. 610-431-3077;  Annual Holiday Open House with special sale, light refreshments and door prizes. Fri, 9 to 5:30; Sat, 9 to 5.