May 29, 2014
Weekend Planner: May 30, 2014
Top Picks This Weekend
No need to leave the pup behind this Sat! Enjoy kids' crafts, story time, dog competitions and a dog parade at Bark! Bark! Bark for Our Park! in E. Norriton's Norristown Farm Park. Take in live, local music at Indian Acres Farm's annual FREE Rock 4 Paws Fest in Medford, NJ. Or head over to Weavers Way Co-Op in Mt. Airy for the FREE Petapalooza, with training demos, pet picture contests and upcycling of abandoned pet toys and stuffed animals. Dogs will be available for adoption at all events.
Get well acquainted with the outdoors Sat. during the FREE Let's Go Camping! with Cabela's event at the Kernsville Dam Recreation Area in Hamburg, PA. Learn camping basics, go on a high-tech family treasure hunt, strengthen your outdoor skills, discover campfire-ready recipes, gaze through a telescope, flex your archery muscles and meet Smokey the Bear as he teaches about fire safety in the wild.
Huzzah! 'Tis time to step into the past and experience the New Jersey Renaissance Faire at Liberty Lake Day Camp Sat. & Sun. in Bordentown, NJ. Lords and ladies will enjoy sword fighting, full-scale jousting, a human chess match, jugglers, acrobats, Shakespearean plays, music and victuals like the time-honored turkey leg.
More Local Events the Kids Will Love
Gather Sun. at Wilmington Friends Meeting in Wilmington, DE for the FREE Berry Festival, an afternoon of unplugged family fun that includes kids' crafts, bungee trampolines and face painting.
Celebrate Churchville Nature Center's 50th anniversary during the FREE Family Fun Day in Churchville, PA Sun., with dancing, live music, puppet shows, animal feedings, crafts and games.
Down the shore? Head over to Cape May, NJ's Robert Shackleton Playhouse Sat. for the FREE Family Fun Day with theatrical-themed games, a bouncy castle and live-action storytelling.
Go nose-to-nose with Adventure Aquarium's largest residents, Button and Genny, in their new home during the Hippo Haven Grand Opening Party in Camden, NJ Sun.
Explore Ireland's cultural gems, from bagpipes to bangers & mash, at the FREE Irish American Festival Sun. on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing in Philly.
Say hello to farm animals and a First Lady when Martha Washington Visits the Farm at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation in Newtown Square, PA on Sat.
Jack and Annie are back in Passport to Adventure! A Magic Tree House Event for more magical traveling adventures. This live theatrical performance is at Lenape Middle School in Doylestown, PA Sat.
Bring your boots for Stream Stomping at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve Sat. Hike to find some critters and learn about the water.
Dress in your berry best for the FREE Strawberry Festival on the Brandywine Hospital Grounds in Coatesville, PA Thurs.-Sun. for rides, games and inflatable obstacle courses & slides.
Check Wilmington, DE's Brandywine Creek State Park off your trail challenge list Sat. after the 2.5-mile Trail Challenge Hikes: Rocky Run Hike.