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Aug 16, 2013
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Weekend Planner: Food, folk music & more

Weekend Planner: Food, folk music & more

Tomatoes, folk music, arts or a food truck festival? There's lots to choose from this weekend!

Philly & the 'burbs

This weekend marks Linvilla Orchards' Tomato Festival in Media! Admission is FREE, and families can enjoy pick-your-own tomatoes, live music, costumed characters, a magician & other special programs. Yum!

Find a FREE Caribbean Festival at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, featuring live island music, vendors selling delicious Caribbean cuisine, and a marketplace for arts & crafts, souvenirs & other goodies.

The Folk Festival in Schwenksville turns a working farm into an all-day music festival with live music & performances. Kids can check out puppeteers, jugglers, storytellers, hands-on crafts & kid-friendly musicians. Ages 11 & younger get in FREE!

South Jersey

The Collingswood Crafts & Fine Arts Festival kicks off this weekend. For FREE, enjoy more than 150 crafters from around the country featuring their works in wood, clay, glass, metal & fiber. Find live music and family art activities like ceramic tile painting, sand art, face painting, beading & quilting.

Check out a classic & vintage car show, plus the 4th annual Artisan Show, this weekend at the 17th annual Riverside Car Show. Enjoy live music, Kids' Korner & a special visit from The Turtle Lady. 


Head to Bright Horizons at Concord Plaza in Wilmington for a Truck Day extravaganza! For just $5 per kid (infants & adults get in FREE), guests can explore trucks galore, including trucks for UPS, Talleville Fire Department & Delaware State Troopers. Find a moonbounce, face painting, crafts, music & more.

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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