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May 17, 2013
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Art museums, markets & more

Art museums, markets & more

TGI(almost)F! Have you been meaning to check out your local art museum? This Saturday is Art Museum Day! And if you aren't feelin' the arts this weekend, check out our roundup of upcoming springtime festivities. 



Art Museum Day

Saturday is Art Museum Day, and many local art museums offer FREE admission. Participating museums include the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington and the Princeton University Art Museum.

Philly & the 'burbs

Don't miss the FREE Italian Market Festival in South Philadelphia this weekend. Merchants, music, delicious food & more!

If you've been looking for a furry friend, it's Super Adoption Day at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. Area shelters, rescues, vendors & special guests come together to promote awareness for the region's homeless animals.

At the FREE Arts & Environmental Jamboree in Berwyn, find arts workshops from ceramics to cupcake decorating, plus hayrides & environmental activities.

Pirate Day at Absecon LighthouseHop on an airplane ride for 20 cents per pound in Pottstown, thanks to the Eastern PA Chapter of The Ninety-Nines, part of the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation.

South Jersey

Arrr! It's Pirate Day at Absecon Lighthouse in Atlantic City. Enjoy pirate-themed performances, games, crafts & snacks.

The FREE Mayfest in Smithville features more than 100 juried crafters, an international food court, live music, kids' activities & shopping.


Celebrate the yummy strawberry at the FREE Strawberry Festival at Fifer Orchards in Camden-Wyoming.

Get a fun history lesson in exchange for a donation during Civil War Day in at Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm in Wilmington.

It's Teacher Appreciation Day this Saturday at Hagley Museum & Library in Greenville. Teachers & their children ages 14 & younger get in FREE.

For more weekend events, search hundreds of activities on our calendar. Receive weekend event highlights directly in your inbox each week! Sign up for MetroKids' e-newsletter today.

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