Benchmark School Open House

Benchmark School, Media

Jul 18, 2019

Celebrating nearly 50 years of helping bright students ages 6-14 have yet to reach their academic potential become confident and strategic thinkers, learners and problem solvers who meet with success in school and life.  

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A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags

Museum of the American Revolution

Jul 18, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

This Flag Day, 40 rare historic flags will go on display at the museum, marking the first time that this collection has been displayed together. The flags feature 32 arrangements of 13 stars, representing the 13 colonies that declared independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. The 13-star flag became the official flag of the new nation on June 14, 1777, when the...

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Civil War Summer

National Constitution Center

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019

This summer, in conjunction with the National Constitution Center’s new Civil War and Reconstruction exhibit the Center’s Main Lobby will be transformed into a Union Army encampment. Visitors will be able to try on replica Civil War soldier uniforms and examine the kinds of supplies soldiers would have had at war camps. Every Thursday and Saturday, special activities will include...

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Garden Railway

Morris Arboretum

Jul 18, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019

This year’s theme is "Great American Lighthouse," featuring replicas of iconic landmarks from east to west, and as far north as the Great Lakes.  Visitors will enjoy the beauty of these structures, such as Cape Hatteras Light in North Carolina, both the New Cape Henry Light and Old Cape Henry Light in Virginia and Philadelphia’s own Turtle Rock Light located on...

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Friends, Peace and Sanctuary: Friends

12Gates Arts

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019

Friends includes works by fifteen unique artists that explore the relationships between personal experiences, culture, and history.  A recurring question surfaced in both public and private conversations over the past two years of the Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary project: “Why, when we [Syrians and Iraqis] know so much about American culture, do Americans know so little about...

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Family Magic Shows

Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019

The performance features the comedy and magic of; Danny Archer, Mike Bonacci, Mike Miller, Mystique as well as additional performers. The show includes a number of favorite family entertainers, such as Mike Miller, Danny Archer, Mystique, Ari Paul, Fred Siegel and more. May -  4, 11, 18, 25 Jun -   1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Jul -    6, 13, 20, 27 Aug- ...

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Museum Explorers: Creative Characters with Gene Barretta

Brandywine River Museum of Art

Jul 18, 2019

Become a Museum Explorer at the Brandywine River Museum of Art! Join us for an interactive gallery tour with art activities for children ages two to eight and their grown-ups. Inspired by the exhibition, N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives, this program will feature award-winning children’s book illustrators each week. From pirates to pigs, seek out traditional and unusual portrait subjects and...

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Fourteen: A Theatrical Performance Opens

National Constitution Center

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019

For a limited production run beginning on June 19 (Juneteenth)—the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the Confederate States of America—visitors can experience Fourteen, a theatrical performance that aims to shed new light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment. Through dramatic...

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Go with the Flow Fundraiser

Independence Seaport Museum

Jul 18, 2019

Tickets for the event include catering by Puyero Venezuelan Flavor, an open bar stocked with locally brewed beers and a signature cocktail, live jazz entertainment by Virginia band The Serviettes and a chance to talk with Flow exhibiting artists. There will be a silent art auction that highlights small works by the artists as well as a ticketed raffle featuring...

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