Happy Birthday Charlie! Dickens turns 200

In celebration of Charles Dickens’ life and work, Byers’ Choice will host a special event with Dickens-themed activities including performances by Gerald Charles Dickens this September.

When: September 14th; 5:30 p.m.; September 15th-16th; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Byers’ Choice, 4355 County Line Road  Chalfont, PA

What: A weekend full of special events celebrating the life of Charles Dickens, including

- A variety of theatrical performances by Gerald Dickens, a British actor and performer known for his one man shows based on the novels of his great great grandfather, Charles Dickens.

- The unveiling of a special birthday cake created by the wonderful bakers from televisions TLC’s “The Cake Boss” at Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, NJ

- “A Victorian Christmas” by the Magic Lantern Show: America’s only 1890s visual extravaganza projected on a full-sized screen—the boisterous kind of show that led to the movies! Scrooge, Santa, animated comedy and carols—all dramatized on screen by a live showman and singer/pianist

- Fezziwig Ball & “A Victorian Christmas” Magic Lantern Show, including a Christmas turkey dinner with all the fixings!

- An informative program called “Unlacing the Victorian Woman” by Barbara Darlin that discusses the private life of a fashionable Victorian lady.

- Special Event Figurines, including Oliver Twist, the Artful Dodger, and  Design Your Own Caroler® Figurine

…and more!

How: Reserve tickets for various events online.