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Weekend Planner: Celebrity Character Sightings

This weekend, bring your little ones to watch or even meet favorite storybook and TV characters.

Here are the characters and where you can find them:

Dora the Explorer meet-and-greet at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ
Barney live show in Bethlehem, PA
Snow White performance in Glen Mills, PA
Cinderella performance in Media, PA
Max and Ruby live show at Sesame Place in Langhorne, PA

Both young and old can get a "Taste of Philadelphia" and try treats of all kinds at mouth-watering food festivals.

Taste of Philadelphia / photo by Tony Webb► At Taste of Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, you can sample fine foods from favorite Philly chefs and restaurants — at a fraction of the price — all weekend long. On Saturday night, don't miss the fireworks over the Delaware River.

► The Wyck House historic mansion in the Germantown section of Phila. features food tastings on Friday nights.

► Another historic house, Morgan Log House in Towamencin Township, hosts a Mid-Summer Festival with colonial-style refreshments and 18th century fun on Saturday.

Celtic Fling in Lancaster County celebrates Celtic culture with Irish foods, music, dance and highland games.

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Stephanie Halinski is calendar editor of MetroKids.

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