First Friday

First Friday at CHF

Photo courtesy of Flickr user Lel4nd.

Date: December 6, 2013
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Event Type: Open to the Public
Fee: Free
RSVP Online: No Registration Required

This First Friday, join us for a history of science holiday celebration.

Michael Faraday’s 19th-century Christmas lectures brought informal science education to children and adults alike. Though Faraday’s final lecture took place in 1861, the Royal Institution has continued this popular series on an annual basis.

In the spirit of this tradition, our staff and scholars will host an evening of stories from the history of science, complete with period costumes, festive refreshments, and musical performance by multi-instrumentalist Neon and Shy

Local partners Art in the Age Craft Spirits will provide a selection of signature holiday punches (both alcoholic and nonalcoholic options will be served).

Musical performances at 5:30 and 6:45 p.m. Stories throughout the evening.

Come in period costume to win a special prize!

About First Fridays

CHF joins over 40 Old City museums, galleries, and shops in opening its doors from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for First Friday. Learn more about First Fridays in Philadelphia’s Old City Arts District.

First Fridays at CHF are always free and open to the public; no registration required. For more information about our First Friday programs, call 215.873.8258 or e-mail


First Fridays at CHF are made possible with generous support from BNY Mellon Wealth Management and DuPont.

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