While December evokes memories of snuggling up in front of a crackling fire in the fireplace, baking sugar cookies with grandma, playing card games with family and decorating the tree, don't get caught being a homebody in January.
There are plenty of things to keep you going in 2013. Patch has your week's adventures here.
Small Treasures Art Exhibition
When: January 1-8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Beauty Art Gallery
Why go: This exhibit could be interesting for art enthusiasts and showcases local artists' creations from jewelry to mosaics to ceramics to photographs.
Psychic Night with Jeananne
When: Thursday, January 3 at 6 p.m.
Where: Upper Providence Grille
Why go: For something quite different, whether you believe in it or not, a psychic reading could be fun. Not only do you have dinner, but you get to participate in a medium psychic reading from Jeananne, who's appeared on "America's Got Talent."
"Dr. Doolittle" Musical
When: January 2-6.
Where: Media Theater
Why go: This could be a fun event for kids or lovers of the classic Dr. Doolittle, a veterinarian who could talk to animals.
Cost: Tickets $25-49.
"The World Turned Upside Down:" An American Revolution Reading and Lecture Series
When: January 10 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Middletown Free Library
Why go: Calling all history buffs! The Middletown Free Library will only hold two more events in the series, following this event. The January 10 event will go over the Army life of Redcoats and Continental soldiers.
Fashion Illustration Workshop
When: Friday, January 11
Where: Darlington Arts Center, 997 Shavertown Rd.
Why go: This event will be for children ages nine to 13. The class is designed for kids who may be interested in design or art or perhaps just want to try something new. It'll teach them to sketch a model and garments.
Eternal Rhythm Band
When: Friday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Media Theatre
Why go: Michael "Mowtown" Carter, of Media, and his band will make for a high-energy night of dancing to rhythem and blues and funk.
Chameleon Band performance
When: Friday, January 4 and 11
Where: Rose Tree Inn
Why go: For a night of dance, high-energy music, drinks and food.
Cost: Cover will be free.