Weekend Planner: February 22, 2019
Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Feb. 22-24, 2019
Top Picks for This Weekend
Few pairings are as timeless and tasty as pancakes and maple syrup! Discover firsthand how the topping is made during the Pancake Breakfast and Maple-Sugaring Celebration at Media, PA’s Tyler Arboretum Saturday. Visitors enjoy kids’ activities while learning about climate change’s impact on maple syrup, then enjoy a meal featuring the sweet stuff.
>> Explore the outdoors with nearly a dozen more nature events this weekend.
Gather round Philly’s 2300 Arena for the Mummers Mardi Gras Festival Saturday, complete with string-band performances, photo opportunities with costumes and props, vendors, giveaways and food trucks.
>> Keep the party going at these community events and festivals.
Calling all comics enthusiasts! Celebrate your favorite fandoms during the new South Jersey Nerd Fest Sunday at Lindenwold, NJ’s Moose Lodge. You’ll meet artists from Marvel Comics; check out trading cards, toys, action figures and crafts; say “hi” to Star Wars and Avengers characters; and enter an all-ages costume contest.
>> Spark your kid's imagination with more family fun focused on stories and play.
More PA Events:
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Philly’s Academy of Music, Friday through Sunday
Kennett Winterfest in Downtown Kennett Square, Saturday
Junie B. Jones the Musical at Blue Bell’s Montgomery County Community College, Saturday
FREE Visions of Hope: A Black History Month Celebration at Philly’sPhiladelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts, Saturday
FREE 120 Years of Integrated Play: Black History Month Celebration at Philly's Smith Memorial Playground, Saturday
FREE Family Circus Magic and Art-Making at Philly’s Woodmere Art Museum, Sunday
More DE Events:
Hockessin Art Festival at Hockessin's Wilmington and Western Railroad, Friday through Sunday
Science Saturday: Pump It Up at Wilmington’s Hagley Museum and Library, Saturday
More NJ Events:
Read and Explore: Keeping Warm in Winter at Princeton's Terhune Orchards, Saturday
Winter Fairy Land at Pennington’s Watershed Institute, Saturday