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This Week’s Buzz: December 11th – December 17th

Dear Taylor Swift.

Dear Taylor Swift,

Hey girl. You got a big reputation, big reputation. You also got big ticket prices. I really want to capture the magic for Christmas this year but could the magic be available for less than $500 a ticket, k thanks. Your presale thing was a good idea – get the tickets into the hands of the real fans (and their mothers). Only when I got my access code – and I’m SURE others got their access codes earlier since they are likely better prepared and also were willing to buy t-shirts and the album on vinyl and other things I did not do – seeing as how I’m not usually in the market for a $50 T-SHIRT for a kid who will get slime and lunch on it, like, tomorrow. Anyway, Tay, when I got my code I could only get access to the seats with VIP packages – and I just wasn’t down with spending the equivalent of a week’s worth of groceries (or prices all the way up to my mortgage) on ONE SEAT.

I know your presale thing was to avoid scalpers but guess what. Within MINUTES I toggled over to stub hub and bought tickets there, in a reasonable section for a somewhat reasonable price.

Although who am I to…
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Buzz This Week
Monday, December 11th

  • 11am & 5pm Visit from Santa and Holiday Story at the Route 9 Library
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  • 6pm Toddler Tales at the Newark Public Library
    7pm Pajama Story Times at the Newark Public Library
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Tuesday, December 12th

  • 11am-12:30pm Public ice skating at The Pond Ice Arena in Newark
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Wednesday, December 13th

  • 10:30am & 11:15am Montessori Play & Learn at the Brandywine Hundred Library
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  • 4:30-7pm TWILIGHT TOURS at Hagley
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Thursday, December 14th

  • 10am Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • 2pm, 3pm, 4pm Organ Sing Alongs
    4:30-8:30pm Strolling Holiday Musicians all at Longwood Gardens
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Friday, December 15th

  • 10am Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker, special rates may apply
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  • 10:30am Glory of Stories at the Delaware Art Museum
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  • 5-8pm $5 After 5pm at the Delaware Children’s Museum
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  • 5-9pm Holiday Light Spectacular at Cape Henlopen State Park
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  • 7pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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Weekend Buzz
Saturday, December 16th

  • 8:30am-4:30pm Parents’ Weekend Day Off Camp at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • 10am-3pm SOLSTICE FAIR & JOLLY HOLLIDAY CRAFT PARTY FOR KIDS at the Kennett Library
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  • 11am WE KIDS ROCK – HOLIDAY SHOW at Kennet Flash
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  • 2pm & 6pm Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • 2pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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  • 5-9pm Holiday Light Spectacular at Cape Henlopen State Park
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  • 7-9pm Family Barn Dance at Coverdale Farm Preserve
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Sunday, December 17th

  • 9-10:30am Breakfast with Santa at Longwood, Reservations and tickets
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  • 9:15am Breakfast with Santa at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • 10am-4pm Holidays at Hagley
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  • 12-3pm Sunday Horse Drawn Carriage Rides in Kennett Square
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  • 12-4:30pm Holiday Film Festival at the DE Musuem of Natural History
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  • 2pm Shrek The Musical at the Delaware Children’s Theater
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  • 5pm Brandywine Ballet – Nutcracker
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  • 7pm CARTOON CHRISTMAS TRIO WITH THE WILMINGTON CHILDREN’S CHORUS at the DE Art Musuem
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Save the Date
  • December 20th Christmas Spectacular at the Herr’s Factory
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  • December 21 FAMILY JAZZ NIGHT: THE CARTOON CHRISTMAS TRIO at the Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center in West Chester
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  • December 22nd & 23rd THE FIRST STATE BALLET PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER at The Grand
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  • December 23rd Go Bowling with Santa at AMF Bowling Lanes on Kirkwood Highway
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  • December 24th Oasis Family Fun Center Open
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This Week’s Buzz: December 4th – December 10th

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