Pierre Robert

Pierre’s Christmas Weekend Calendar: December 22 – 25, 2023

December 222023 - December 252023

Shows This Weekend:


Samara Joy @ Miller Theater at Kimmel Campus

Bagel / Riko and Whaler Collective / Animal Instincts @ Kung Fu Necktie

Grayscale @ The Fillmore

Winterqueen / The Knotty G’s & Friends @ The Queen

Donovan Melero (of Hail The Sun) @ MilkBoy

 Friday & Saturday

Musiq Soulchild @ City Winery

Friends of Jerry @ Johnny Brenda’s


Beru Revue Christmas Show @ Ardmore Music Hall

Rev TJ McGlinchey & Friends @ The Lounge at World Cafe Live

No Such Noise / The Best Of The Worst @ Kung Fu Necktie

What’s Going on in the Movies? New This Week:

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom ( PG-13 ): Amber Heard, Jason Momoa, Patrick Wilson, Nicole Kidman

Anyone But You ( R ): Sydney Sweeney, Glen Powell

Migration (PG): Awkwafina, Elizabeth Banks, Kumail Nanjiani, Danny DeVito

The Iron Claw ( R ): Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson, Maura Tierney, Holt McCallany

What’s Going on in the Movies?  Still In Theatres:

Silent Night ( R ): Joel Kinnaman

Wonka ( PG-13 ): Timothée Chalamet, Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins

What’s Happening at MMR?

Christmas Eve Eve 2022

Join Pierre on Saturday, December 23rd around 10am for his Christmas Eve Eve Spectacular. It’s a day earlier than usual, but it’s still several hours chock full of holiday cheer, festive songs and season’s greetings.

Then gather the whole family around the radio Christmas Eve evening for Jacky Bam Bam’s Santa Tracker Show. Beginning at 7pm he’ll follow Santa’s flight path around the world, on his way to the Delaware Valley.

The celebrations continue throughout the weekend and on Christmas Day with our mighty weekend elves/warriors, fill the airwaves with more holiday radio goodness and joy.

Happening Around Town:


Tinseltown at FDR Park. South Philly's newest holiday tradition✨

♬ original sound - Tinseltown Holiday - Tinseltown Holiday

Through December 30

Electrified: 50 Years Of Electric Factory: Wednesday – Friday 1pm – 7pm, Saturday 12pm – 5pm. Paul Peck Alumni Center Gallery and Bossone Research Center – southeast corner of 32nd and Market Streets, Philadelphia.

Wild Lights @ Elmwood Park Zoo: 5-9 p.m., Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown.

A Dickens of a Murder:  Red Rum Theater, 601 Walnut Street.

Santa’s North Pole Express / Santa’s Steam Train Ride: New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, 32 West Bridge Street, New Hope.

Through December 31

A Christmas Carol:  People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern.

Dinosaur Train: The Exhibit: Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic.

Between Horizons: Korean Ceramic Artists in America: Clay Studio, 1425 North American Street.

Yuletide at Devon: Devon Horse Show and Country Fairgrounds: 23 Dorset Road, Devon.

Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas :  Corbit-Sharp House, Historic Odessa Foundation, 201 Main Street, Odessa.

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas:  Bucks County Playhouse, 70 South Main Street, New Hope.

The First Amendment:  National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street.

The Future Will Follow the Past:  Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East.

LumiNature @ the Zoo:  Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 West Girard Avenue. philadelphiazoo.org

Macy’s Christmas Light Show and Dickens Village: Monday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m., noon 2, 4, and 6 p.m.; Sunday: noon, 2 and 4 p.m., Macy’s, 1300 Market Street.

Through January 1

Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular @ FDR Park:  FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue & South Broad Street.

The Comcast Holiday Spectacular @ Comcast Center: The show runs at the top of every hour through New Year’s Day from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; sensory-friendly show daily at 2:30 p.m., Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Boulevard.

Through January 2

Gingerbread Lane:  Reading Terminal Market, 51 North 12th Street.

Through January 7

A Longwood Christmas @ Longwood Gardens:  Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square.

A Very Furry Christmas Celebration @ Sesame Place: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne.

Through January 8

Holiday Light Show @ Shady Brook Farm:5-9 p.m., through January 8th, Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley.

Through January 13

Gingerbread Competition & Display @ Peddler’s Village:  Peddler’s Village, 2400 Street Road, New Hope.

Through January 14

Never Broken: Visualizing Lenape Histories:  Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown.

Through January 15

LuminoCity Holiday Lights Festival @ Expo Center: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks.

Through January 21

Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University – 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Through January 28

Art Ability:raises funds for Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital. Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, 414 Paoli Pike, Malvern.

Through February 25

Electrical Spectacle Light Show @ Franklin Square:  5-9 p.m., Franklin Square, 200 North Sixth Street.

Through March

Winterfest: Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 South Columbus Boulevard.

Through April 7

Night Forms:  Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township.

Through August 2024

BOLD: Color from Test Tube to Textile: Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street.

Wondrous Space:  Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th Street.

Through May 2025

At the Water’s Edge: Working and living along the Delaware River: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Columbus Boulevard.

Things Happening This Weekend


Holidays on the Hill:  multiple locations in Chestnut Hill.

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol:  December 27th, Louis Bluver Theatre at The Drake, 302 South Hicks Street.


Christmas Village in Philadelphia:  noon-8 p.m., LOVE Park and Dilworth Park, in the neighborhood of 15th and JFK.

A Christmas Carol Comedy:  Hedgerow Theatre Company, 64 Rose Valley Road, Rose Valley.

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker:  through December 30th, Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street.

Christmas Underwater:  Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden.

Black Nativity:  through December 24th, University of the Arts in Center City, Levitt Auditorium, 401 South Broad Street.

What’s Happening at Franklin Square: The Electrical Spectacle Light ShowChilly Philly Mini Golf (through January 7th) and Street Curling (through February 25th). Franklin Square, 200 North 6th Street.

Winter at Dilworth Park: Ice Skating @ Rothman Rink  (continues through February 25th) – Wintergarden (through March 26th) – Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market (continues through January 1st) Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street.

FRIDAY December 22

Fabrika’s Very Disco Christmas: 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Fabrika Bar & Restaurant, 1108 Frankford Avenue.

A Very Tammy Faymous Christmas:  7:30 p.m., City Winery, 990 Filbert Street.

The Gardens After Dark: Fridays through January 5th, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street.

Skeletor Karaoke: 9 p.m., World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street.

Holiday Cabaret: 5 p.m., Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street.


Manayunk Jolly Trolley:  through December 23rd, Thursdays & Fridays, 5-9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 p.m.; Main Street, Manayunk.

A Very Philly Christmas:  December 1st-December 23rd, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street.

Elf in Concert: December 22nd & 23rd, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street.

SATURDAY December 23

Industry, Innovation, & Incarceration:  December 23rd-January 4th, Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue.


Holidays @ Fonthill Castle: Saturdays and Sundays, Fonthill Castle, East Court Street & Route 313, Doylestown.

SUNDAY December 24

Disney on Ice:  December 24th-January 1st, Wells Fargo Center, 3601 South Broad Street.

Monday December 25

“Being ___ at Christmas” at the Weitzman: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East.

The Crossing Reenactment: The actual crossing takes place at 1 p.m. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing.

Sports Up!


SIXERS HOME vs Toronto Raptors @ 7pm

FLYERS AWAY vs Detroit Red Wings @ 7pm (Can be Heard on WMMR)


EAGLES HOME vs New York Giants @4:30pm

SIXERS AWAY vs Miami Heat @ 8pm


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