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August 2018

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Collectibles show with Artists and Writers! The Jersey Shore Comics and Toys Show returns to Toms River, NJ on Sunday, August 19. Featuring vendors with old and new comic books, toys, action...

Cost: $3.00. Children under 12 free.

Where:
Toms River Elks
600 Washington Street
corner of Clifton Avenue
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Sponsor: Jersey Shore Comic Book Show
Telephone: 609-242-7756
Contact Name: Mary Campbell
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This outdoor event features more than 80 antique fire trucks from the Mid-Atlantic States on display throughout the grounds. Show highlights include: a firefighter training and skills competition,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1000 Village Dr.
Millville, NJ
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Enjoy creative time and art-making in Kids’ Corner with resident family, the Silvermans. Young visitors and their families will discover the power of art through activities inspired...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Guests can celebrate the culture, music and food from 14 Caribbean islands during the annual festival.  Benefiting college students of Caribbean descent, past festival activities have...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA
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Celebrate the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles with football-inspired activities. Tickets required for some attractions.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N 6th St
Philadelphia, PA
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Dress as your favorite storybook character for fairy-tale fun with a pirate theme.

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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The performance takes place in front of Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Historic Smithville
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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Come on a nature scavenger hunt that is bound to challenge you. Prizes will be awarded to the first groups, families, or individuals to finish with all the required items.  Hiking is...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA  19006
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 215-947-3477
Contact Name: Scott Morgan
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The Atlantic City Ballet performs this classic production. 

Cost: $45, adults; $20, kids & students.

Where:
Circus Maximus Theater
Caesars Hotel & Casino
2100 Pacific Ave
Atlantic City, NJ
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Sponsor: Atlantic City Ballet

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The Cat’s Pajamas celebrate the summer’s “Libraries Rock!” theme. The show will feature Cat-classics as well as original hits from the new album, Kitten Kaboodle.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Temple Ambler Arboretum
580 Meetinghouse Rd
Ambler, PA  19002
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Sponsor: Upper Dublin Public Library & Parks & Rec Dept.
Telephone: 215-628-8744
Contact Name: UDP&R
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Join for art making at twilight, moonlit sculpture tours and camping out under the stars during the venue’s first campout. 

Cost: $35

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Visitors to the pop-up park can enjoy a new extended pedestrian promenade that runs almost half the length of the Parkway, an 800-square-foot misting pavilion, drinks in a tree-shaded beer garden,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Oval
2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA
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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Website »

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Kids learn through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and animal presentations. Program will be canceled for the week in the event of inclement weather.  

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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The ages of participants of Baseball on the Beach are 9-13 and divisions include 9U, 10U, 11U, 12U and 13U. The games will be held on four fields on the Wildwoods Beach.

Cost: FREE, spectators

Where:
Beach between Andrews & Rio Grande Aves.
Wildwoods, NJ

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Farmer's Breakfast: Start the day off with breakfast on the Orchard View Deck from 9am-11pm both days! $8.00 per person. Breakfast Menu - Pancakes, sausage, raspberries, apple...

Cost: Breakfast $8 all ages. Harvest Party $2 ages 3-59, 2 & under & 60+ Free to Party

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD  21921
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Telephone: 410-398-1349
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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Kids and adults will participate in a variety of fun and entertaining 1800’s-era games.

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
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This exhibit features historical artifacts, uniforms, artwork and memorabilia.    

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Check out more than 150 craft and fine artists who have been selected by a jury for the quality and variety of their latest work. These artists will be on site at their booths to discuss their new...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Haddon Avenue
Collingswood, NJ


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Enjoy themed weekends, including: Aug. 3 & 4: Themed “Children’s Fantasy,” festivities include a treasure hunt and meet-and-greets with a king. Aug. 10 & 11: Themed...

Cost: $27.95 (advance) & $31.95 (gate), adults; $12.95, ages 5-11; FREE, ages 4 & youn

Where:
Mount Hope Estate and Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home. It’s one of the oldest and best restored houses in the country. The venue was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
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Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
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Staff and historic interpreters invite visitors of all ages to join in the hands-on learning and find out how history is still alive today. See if you can stand the heat of the kitchen to help the...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
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A docent reads a colonial-themed story to kids.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
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This family-friendly festival features puppeteers, jugglers, aerialists, storytellers, hands-on crafts and of course, kid-oriented musicians gathering in Dulcimer Grove, the shady area that has...

Cost: $395, three-day pass.

Where:
Old Pool Farm
1323 Salford Station Rd.
Upper Salford Township , PA
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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

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Get a close-up and hands-on view of trucks, construction vehicles and other large equipment.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Miles Park Lower Parking Lot
303 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA  19444
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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Website »

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Andalusia, the country home of Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States, is surrounded by  architectural delights, native woodlands and gardens. Placed on the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Andalusia Estate
1237 State Rd.
Andalusia, PA  19020
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
Website »

More information

Toddlers enjoy interactive stories, hands-on activities and social interaction.

Cost: $5

Where:
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA  19145
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Sponsor: American Swedish Historical Museum
Telephone: 215-389-1776
Contact Name: Emma Ronn
Website »

More information

This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
View map »

More information

FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
View map »


Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
Website »

More information

Starts at dusk. Due to beach replenishment, all movies in July and August will be shown on the bandstand. September movies will be shown on the boardwalk. July 16: The Emoji Movie July...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Boardwalk Bandstand
Bethany Beach, DE


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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Everyone has fun summer traditions and that’s no exception for people in Sweden.  This month at Toddler Time we will read the book Summer in Sweden by Anette Henningson and...

Cost: $5/child (free for members)

Where:
American Swedish Historical Museum
1900 Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19145
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Telephone: 215-389-1776

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Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything about pears. You’ll read two books about pears and tree fruit followed by an educational component....

Cost: $8

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ
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Enjoy a story, music, participatory activities, and touchable objects from the museum’s education collections. Bring a blanket or chair and lunch. Programs are presented by Darcy Fair...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Mercer Museum
Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Admission is free and there is no need to pre-register. Doors open at 5pm. Visiting tips: Guests can park in the museum's garage for a discounted rate of $6 for the evening.  Parking...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-448-1200
Contact Name: The Franklin Institute
Website »

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Try various slime recipes to see which is the best.

Cost: $5

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Website »

More information

Kids learn and have fun via hands-on activities, including counting, matching, sorting, music and movement. Adults are expected to stay for the length of the program and are welcome to explore the...

Cost: $40

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Join dinosaur-themed storytimes at 11am and 2pm, followed by a chance to touch real fossils. The venue will also show a dinosaur film in the Community Room and have a dinosaur footprint scavenger...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Enjoy hands-on crafts and games based on things in the museum, garden, and library, which teach kids, ages 3–10, about color, line, form, and other elements of art. Special guests will be...

Cost: $5, child & adult; $15, each additional adult

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

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SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
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This early childhood series incorporates active learning through music, movement and the exploration of objects in a welcoming setting. Themes relate to the museum and garden.

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
View map »


Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
Website »

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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Website »

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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Website »

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Website »

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The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Ballet 180’s dance school inspires individual development and purposeful action in the community by creating a positive and encouraging environment that enables students to thrive. Voted...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ballet 180 Studio
1708 Lancaster Ave
Floor 2
Paoli, PA  19301
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The Fralinger String Band is set to take the stage for the second-to-last performance in this event series. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Powell Lane
Collingswood, NJ


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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
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Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and crafts vendors at the base of the lighthouse. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cape May LIghthouse
215 Lighthouse Ave.
Cape May Point State Park (Next to Cape May Point)
Lower Township, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Kids learn and have fun via hands-on activities, including counting, matching, sorting, music and movement. Adults are expected to stay for the length of the program and are welcome to explore the...

Cost: $40

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Kids listen to a story over breakfast and then put on a vest and eye patch to go on a pirate treasure hunt on the grounds. 

Cost: $18

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Experience the venue with discounted admission. There will be food trucks on-site as well as Cajun-Sno.

Cost: $3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
Website »

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Each week offers a different challenge for visitors to make and take home. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Discover the venue’s outdoor areas with the aid of a trained guide. Activity is dependent on weather conditions.

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Go behind-the-scenes with the experts. Each week, visitors are introduced to a specialist who will share their insights and expertise about the museum’s garden and estate, its history,...

Cost: $20, adults; $6, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Wilmington Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
View map »

More information

FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
View map »


Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
Website »

More information

This is an inclusive, bully-free and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how we have repurposed historic...

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennet Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Stroll, jog, or bike through areas of the property normally closed to foot traffic. Bring a picnic or dine at the Belin House Organic Cafe. Dogfish Head craft beer available for purchase. 

Cost: $3

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
Website »

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Join Yes! And ... Collaborative Arts in their annual Summer Sort of Thing series, featuring kings, knights, dragons, and a whole lot of medieval mischief and mayhem. A long time ago in a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Yes! And... Collaborative Arts
21 W. Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Connect with other parents of children with autism by spending a fun evening together building your own individualized Mosaic masterpiece Wine and snacks will be served. 

Cost: $10

Where:
Sweet Mabel Studio
41 N Narberth Ave
Narberth, PA  19072
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Sponsor: Connect Plus
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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Website »

More information

This yoga class is open to all levels. You’ll practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring a yoga mat, small towel and a water bottle. Wear...

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Snacks provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Open Book Bookstore
7900 High School Rd.
Elkins Park, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Open Book Bookstore
Telephone: 267-627-4888
Contact Name: Lynn Rosen
Website »

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Experience the venue with discounted admission. There will be food trucks on-site as well as Cajun-Sno.

Cost: $3

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
Website »

More information

This exhibit features historical artifacts, uniforms, artwork and memorabilia.    

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Enjoy animal stories read by the story-telling team. The event takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity or animal presentation.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
Website »

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Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked, and entertained. Designed especially for...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 180-044-83883

More information

This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
View map »

More information

FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
View map »


Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
Website »

More information

Learn how to play the game or hone your skills.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Stroll through the Follies exhibition or take a twilight tram tour of the exhibition. Twilight trams will be offered every half hour from the Visitor Center until sunset. Weather...

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Thursday, June 21 – Dirk Quinn Band. Dirk Quinn is the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz band based out of Philadelphia that travels extensively throughout the US and Canada. Utilizing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison St.
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Arts Council of Princeton
Website »

More information

Join Yes! And ... Collaborative Arts in their annual Summer Sort of Thing series, featuring kings, knights, dragons, and a whole lot of medieval mischief and mayhem. A long time ago in a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Yes! And... Collaborative Arts
21 W. Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA  19144
View map »

More information

The tour highlights the paranormal "visitors" and activities that have been experienced by the Village staff over the years. Please bring bug spray. No Bite Me Cream will be available...

Cost: $15

Where:
Cold Spring Brewery
733 Seashore Rd.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Movies start at 9pm in August. July 5: Justice League July 12: Jumanji: Welcome to The Jungle July 19: Mission Impossible III July 26: Star Wars: The Last Jedi August...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

For its birthday party, Little Moon + Arrow will partner with Lauren West, a local muralist, illustrator, and graphic designer. Little Moon + Arrow will be releasing exclusive onesies and tees...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Little Moon + Arrow
729 s 4th St.
Philadelphia , PA  19147
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Browse vehicles on display or show off one of your own. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 East Moss Mill Rd.
Galloway, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
Website »

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Bring a blanket and get cozy as you watch the 2017 hit movie Coco on the Great Lawn.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N 6th St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
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This exhibit features historical artifacts, uniforms, artwork and memorabilia.    

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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The program introduces young visitors to art and the museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project.  Aug 3 Last Stop...

Cost: $5, child & one adult; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19350
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Discover the venue’s outdoor areas with the aid of a trained guide. Activity is dependent on weather conditions.

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Listen to a tale from the museum's talented tailed tabby Dude, then meet Dude and Big Guy in person, followed by a themed activity. 

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
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Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
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Bring the family to relax on the lawn (weather permitting) and watch live entertainment by local musicians. Adults can enjoy locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or craft beers from...

Cost: $3; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Join Yes! And ... Collaborative Arts in their annual Summer Sort of Thing series, featuring kings, knights, dragons, and a whole lot of medieval mischief and mayhem. A long time ago in a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Yes! And... Collaborative Arts
21 W. Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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This year's theme is "Around the World." Story time and book swap at 6:30pm, movie starts 10 minutes after sunset. Friday July 13 – Coco at Pleasant Playground Saturday...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Multiple locations in Mt. Airy
Philadelphia, PA


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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
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The event’s goal is to raise funds and awareness to bring clean water to millions in need.  Your entry fee will provide a lifetime of clean drinking water for four people. Event...

Cost: $35

Where:
Tyler State Park
101 Swamp Rd
Newtown, PA  18940
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Sponsor: Ekenywa
Telephone: +254727230484
Contact Name: Christopher Gasperi
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More than two dozen environmental organizations will be on-site to celebrate nature and the environment in the First State. The day will include hands-on workshops, demonstrations, and hikes on...

Cost: $20, adults; $6, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Immerse the whole family in all of the hands-on activities available. Purchase food items for a recipe in the General Store, discover what life was like for breaker boys in the coal mines of PA by...

Cost: FREE, suggested donation $2 per person

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 610-287-9349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
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The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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This exhibit showcases the visual artists who received Fellowships in 2016, 2017 and 2018 from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in the areas of painting, works on paper, media,...

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 185-682-56800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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This class will explore how to program using Python. We will start by learning Python’s simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. We will also explore comparisons,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Drexel University, Lebow College of Business
3220 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Diana Jones
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The craft show also features more than 70 crafters and food vendors.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mondauk Common
1451 Dillon Rd
Ambler , PA  19002
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Sponsor: Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library
Telephone: 215-628-8744
Contact Name: JoAnn Hunt
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Ballet 180’s dance school inspires individual development and purposeful action in the community by creating a positive and encouraging environment that enables students to thrive. Voted...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ballet 180 Studio
1708 Lancaster Ave
Floor 2
Paoli, PA  19301
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Telephone: 484 639 9571
Contact Name: Ashley
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Rock and roll with acceleration, physics and lots of loops as you create a miniature roller coaster. This is a drop-in activity. 

Cost: Adults: $15, Children 6-14: $6, Children 5 and under: Free

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-2400
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Has your child ever wanted to know how people create games, utilities, and apps? It all begins with programming. In this workshop, students learn the basics of how to write their own program using...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newtown Square Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Road
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Joe Quinn
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Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and...

Cost: $15.00-$33.00 (includes museum admission for ages 13+)

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Watson Adventures
Telephone: 877-946-4868
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Enjoy live entertainment and shop for produce from local farmers.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kings Court
Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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Have you ever pondered the genius behind the invention of the s’more, or wondered how anyone could survive a camping trip without bug spray and quick-dry fabrics?  Happy Campers! has...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Website »

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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

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Staff members, volunteers and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania and to the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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The event will feature pirates, music and family fun. The Village buildings will also be open, featuring historically clothed interpreters in who demonstrate the trades, crafts and lifestyles of...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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SPACELAB is a showcase of glass art that explores the great unknown – outerspace. This collection of artwork examines human relationships with the universe, including space travel;...

Cost: $7, Seniors $6, Students $5, Kids 2-17 $2

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chesnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 201-484-9851
Contact Name: Rosa Doherty
Website »

More information

This exhibit features historical artifacts, uniforms, artwork and memorabilia.    

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Telephone: 185-681-21121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Enjoy themed weekends, including: Aug. 3 & 4: Themed “Children’s Fantasy,” festivities include a treasure hunt and meet-and-greets with a king. Aug. 10 & 11: Themed...

Cost: $27.95 (advance) & $31.95 (gate), adults; $12.95, ages 5-11; FREE, ages 4 & youn

Where:
Mount Hope Estate and Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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This exhibition highlights the cultural and aesthetic influences of Islam and the Middle East on the work of six contemporary ceramic artists. The artists designed the gallery to highlight the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
137-139 N. 2nd St.,
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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See some of Philly’s most talented improvisers, along with teachers from the PHIT Kids and Teens program perform an improvised show.

Cost: $10, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
PHIT Comedy
2030 Sansom St.
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: PHIT Comedy
Contact Name: Joe Tuzzi
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Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home. It’s one of the oldest and best restored houses in the country. The venue was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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Join a staff naturalist for an afternoon of environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
Website »

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FIGMAGO is a hands-on experience that is both whimsical and narrative: part dance performance, part art installation, and part escape room. It aims to expand visitors’ creativity,...

Cost: $24, adults; $16, kids.

Where:
FIGMAGO
825 Bainbridge Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
View map »


Sponsor: Meg Saligman Studio
Telephone: 856-524-8120
Contact Name: Taylor Turner
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Philadelphia Museum of Art recently launched its summer-long Art Splash program, themed to the hustle and bustle of urban living. Inspired by the Modern Times exhibit that pays homage to early...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The mall is the first location in the country to feature the limited-edition Museum Editions' collection that represents nine key milestones in Van Gogh’s life. The collection consists of...

Cost: $5; FREE, kids & military personnel.

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The Collings Foundation “Wings of Freedom” tour will be in attendance throughout the weekend with iconic World War II aircraft, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell and...

Cost: $16, adults; $10, kids.

Where:
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
500 Forrestal Rd.
Cape May Airport
Lower Township, NJ
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