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Day Out With Thomas

Strasburg Rail Road

Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018

Thomas The Tank Engine and pal Percy host Day Out With Thomas at Strasburg Rail Road June 16 - 24. The event features a 20-minute ride on Thomas and 12-minute ride on Percy, with the Percy package. Sir Topham Hatt, Imagination Station activities, videos, music, rides on the Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, Vintage Cranky Cars, and LO&S Motor Car are included. Trains depart every 30...

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Garden Railway

Morris Arboretum

Jun 18, 2018 - Sep 3, 2018

The display is a miniature world with a quarter-mile track running through it, all set in the summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings are created entirely of natural materials, each meticulously detailed with leaves, bark, vines and twigs. Logs and branches are also used to create unique tunnels and overhead trestles. Nestled...

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Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music

National Museum of American Jewish History

Jun 18, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018

This is the first large-scale museum exhibition to illustrate Leonard Bernstein’s life, Jewish identity and social activism. Audiences may be familiar with many of Bernstein’s works, notably West Side Story, but not necessarily with how he responded to the political and social crises of his day.  Visitors will find an individual who expressed the restlessness, anxiety, fear...

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LEGO Stop-Motion Workshop

Phoenixville Public Library

Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 23, 2018

Learn the basics of animation using iPads/Android tablets to animate LEGO characters, create sets and film a short story. Please plan to have your child attend both sessions. They will be working in teams of three. Each team must bring an iPad or Android tablet for team use; you will need to download the "Stop Motion Studio" app by Cateater before attending the...

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Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival

Franklin Square

Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018

The festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China creating magnificent steel-framed and silk-wrapped giant lighted sculptures, using traditional Chinese methods. The square will glow with 28 larger-than-life illuminated groupings of 1,500 individual works of art with more than 15,000 LED lights in brilliant colors. In addition to the light...

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National Marbles Tournament

Ringer Stadium

Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 21, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Games are held 8 a.m. - noon daily at Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Avenue and the beach, in Wildwood. The official 94th anniversary national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of marbles will be played throughout the tournament! The "King" &...

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Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show

Wildwood Convention Center

Jun 18, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. More than 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Beanie Babies, videos, wax boxes, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, Legos, dolls & much more! Special autograph guest...

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Guided Tours

Andalusia Estate

Jun 18, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Andalusia, the country home of Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States, is surrounded by  architectural delights, native woodlands and gardens. Placed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks in 1966, the Big House continues to provide an unparalleled look into our nation's past, while allowing visitors a glimpse into the lives of a family that...

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Jun 18, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Climb aboard Schooner Diligence and test a variety of interactives that demonstrate how to build or sail a ship at sea.

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A Peek at the Past, A Look Toward the Future

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Jun 18, 2018 - Oct 4, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its version of the Champs-Élysées, the venue an intimate exhibit that illustrates a century of progress at the parkway’s first cultural institution and offers a glimpse of its...

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