Gone Buggy Camp

Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Sep 21, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017

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

Kids explore the world of bugs as they travel around the center's ecosystems in search of everything from leopard slugs to millipedes to butterflies. The camp offers a relaxed combination of hands-on activities, including hikes, stories, crafts, science experiments and free exploration. Flexible and low-key, the program meets the needs of busy parents while providing kids...

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Day Out With Thomas

Strasburg Rail Road

Sep 21, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017

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

The event features a ride on Thomas, a ride on Percy (with Percy package), Sir Topham Hatt, Imagination Station activities, videos, music, rides on the Pint-Sized Pufferbelly, vintage Cranky Cars, and LO&S Motor Car. Trains depart every 30 minutes.   

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Exhibit: War Comes to the Mills

Pennypacker Mills

Sep 21, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017

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

Get the kids primed for school with The Crazy Scientist: A Collection of 20 Amazing Science Tricks. Each experienced is accompanied by a clever, age-appropriate explanation. Be prepared to join; some tricks might require a helping hand. In the fall of 1777, an encampment took place at the Mills during the Revolutionary War. From here, General Washington’s troops marched into...

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Springhouse Storytime

Newlin Grist Mill

Sep 21, 2017 - Oct 20, 2017

This event occurs monthly, on the third Thursday of April, May, June, July, August, September and October.

Preschoolers enjoy stories, songs, games and crafts. Interactive stories get kids moving and creating in the springhouse and woodland settings.

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Patriots and Pirates

Independence Seaport Museum

Sep 21, 2017 - 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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Marcel Duchamp and the Fountain Scandal

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sep 21, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of modern art. Learn the story of Fountain, with period photographs, and publications of the artist’s readymades from the unlimited Duchamp collection.

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Philadelphia Assembled

Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building

Sep 21, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017

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

The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the project explores Philadelphia’s changing landscape and tells a story of radical community building and active resistance. Challenging, inspiring, and as expansive as the city,

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House and Garden Tours

Andalusia House

Sep 21, 2017 - Oct 30, 2017

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

The country home of Nicholas Biddle, president of the Second Bank of the United States, Andalusia is surrounded by grounds with architectural delights and native woodlands.  Placed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks in 1966, the house continues to provide a look into the nation's past, while at the same time allowing visitors a glimpse into the lives of a family that helped...

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