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September 2016

Join us as we #RunAsOne with 37 cities around the globe. Hosted by Bimbo Bakeries USA, the Global Energy Race will feature a 10K run option, certified by USA Track and Field, as well as a 3K family...

Cost: $30/$15, through September 1; $40/$20, September 1-September 23; $45, on-site

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Telephone: 610-649-9292
Contact Name: Joe Cerrone
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Eat pancakes to support the Arc of Delaware County

Cost: $7

Where:
Applebee's Neighborhood Bar & Grill
1305 West Chester Pike
Monoa Shopping Center
Havertown, PA  19083
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Explore the Pennypack Trail and the Bethayres Swamp, an official IBA (Important Bird Area) and look for fall migrants as they pass through. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, PA  19006
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 215-947-3477
Contact Name: Scott Morgan
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Join the community in this fundraiser 5K to support LCH’s health center, social assistance services and education and workforce development programs. The run is a fast course...

Where:
Anson B Nixon Park
N Walnut Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Sponsor: La Comunidad Hispana
Telephone: 610.444.7550 X 220
Contact Name: LeeAnn Riloff
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Pick your own apples and join a pie eating contest

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchard
137 West Knowlton Road
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
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Presenters will give demonstrations and displays of Lenni Lenape culture, including flint knapping, jewelry, clothing, tools, and foods.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
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There will be  Monster truck themed activities Wagon ride around the farm Free game activities for the kids

Cost: $10

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Make your way through the zoo, talk with reps from organizations at the resource fair and enjoy family-friendly activities.

Cost: $16, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd.
Norristown, PA
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All day family fun fashioned after an Italian street fair, featuring performances, Italian folk dancing, lots of kids' activities, food and craft vendors, artisans and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Riverwinds Community Center
1000 Riverwinds Dr
West Deptford, NJ  08086
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Sponsor: Gloucester County Italian Heritage Commission
Contact Name: Carol Ann DeSimine
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Join Shaily Dadiala of Usiloquy Dance Designs for an intergenerational workshop that integrates dance and culture. Ms. Dadiala will teach the basics of the Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St.
Phila., PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
Telephone: 215-557-0455
Contact Name: Asian Arts Initiative
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Funds raised from the event provide scholarships for local college-bound recipients of life-saving organ transplants. Jessica was a beautiful young woman who received a life-saving heart...

Cost: $45, before Sept. 9; $55, after; $30, with student ID.

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Teens will be engaged in Teambuilding activities that inspire teamwork and creativity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Hundred Library
1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: Brandywine Hundred Library
Telephone: 302-477-3150
Contact Name: Youth Ref Desk
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Explore Riverbend’s aquaponics greenhouse, conduct your own taste-test comparisons on both organic and conventional fruits and vegetables, and visualize the impact on the local watershed...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Riverbend
1950 Spring Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA  19035
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To celebrate the country’s Independence Day, vendors will offer a variety of authentic traditional foods and merchandise as performers light up the stage with the rhythms and dances of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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Join Mount Aviat Academy for their annual roast beef dinner served with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, and an array of desserts.

Cost: $7-$12

Where:
Mount Aviat Academy
399 Childs Road
Childs, MD  21916
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Performers include Miss Pauline and the Puddle Jumpers, Peter Moses, David C. Perry, Jay Sand, Two of a Kind, Two's Company.  Co-sponsored by the Children's Music Network...

Cost: $5

Where:
The Folk Factory
UU Church of the Restoration
6900 Stenton Ave.
Phila., PA  19150
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Sponsor: The Children's Music Network and The Folk Factory
Telephone: 215-782-8258
Contact Name: David Heitler-Klevans
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During this TechShop, kids learn how to build a web page by writing your own HTML and CSS by creating a simple website focused on a topic of your choice (such as a hobby or animal). At the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chester Springs Library
1709 Art School Rd
Chester Springs, PA  19425
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Sam Rossman
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Program focuses on animals and the many different colors they can be.

Cost: $4, Non-members; $2, Members

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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Program is offered to boys and girls who have physical, mental or emotional limitations that prevent them from being able to play soccer with other children. Some of the players require...

Where:
Bala Cynwyd Park
374 Trevor Ln.
Bala Cynwyd, PA
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Sponsor: Lower Merion Soccer Club
Telephone: peterr440@outlook.com
Contact Name: Pete Garzia

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The largest festival of its kind on the East Coast boasts activities all weekend.  Highlights include live Irish entertainment on multiple stages, a food court, a 5K run & 1-mile walk,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Olde New Jersey Ave.
N. Wildwood, NJ

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Experience an old-fashioned hayride through the park.   Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by a one-hour campfire.

Cost: $125, wagon

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
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Visit and pose for pics with Johnny Appleseed, and enjoy all-ages activities & cake

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd.
Elkton, MD  21921
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Admission fee includes corn maze, hay bale maze, wagon rides, pedal tractors, barnyard of animals, music, play tractors, and painting pumpkins. (Additional activities available for additional cost)...

Cost: $8

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Grab your hiking shoes and bring the little ones for a naturalist-led exploration at the Schuylkill Center.  Gather in the Discovery Center for story time and then hit the trails for guided...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Sponsor: Schuylkill Center
Telephone: 215-482-7300
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Festivities include a Dungeon Museum, the Ultimate Joust, an Amazing Maze, perforkers, archery & sword-fighting demos, a program on birds of prey and man-powered rides. Kids'...

Cost: $30, at gate; $25.95, online; $11.95, kids 5-11; FREE, kids 4 younger.

Where:
Mount Hope Estate & Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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One or more themed tours are offered most weekend days, usually at 11 a.m. and repeated at 2 p.m. (Sept 11 and 25 at 1 PM only, none offered Sept 17-18).  Themes include: Explosions!;...

Cost: $14, adults; $5, ages 6-14; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Festivities include live music from a dozen bands, games, boat rides, educational exhibits, food & craft vendors, a “Dunk-a-Cop” tank for charity, character parade of kid-fave pop-culture...

Where:
Coolidge & Decatur Aves.
Margate , NJ

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Climb to the top of this historic tower for a view of Wilmington. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rockford Park
2000 Lookout Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Learn or practice American Sign Language, in a supportive environment. The group is open to anyone interested

Cost: FREE

Where:
Free Library of Philadelphia, Northeast Regional Library
2228 Cottman Avenue
Phila., PA  19149
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Take a wagon ride to the patch to pick the perfect pumpkin; enjoy inflatable attractions and an animal education tent; and find your way through the rope or hay-bale/corn mazes. U-pick pumpkins...

Cost: $8; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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In this classic musical, Belle is a young woman in a provincial town. The Beast is a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will...

Cost: $14.50-$16.50

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3550
Contact Name: Box Office
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Introduce the kids to Broadway classics through this production presented by Moorestown Theater Company. The original work brings to life some of the most comedic, dramatic and catchy...

Cost: $17

Where:
Westfield Friends School
2201 Riverton Rd.
Cinnaminson, NJ
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Experience stunning sights during the second edition of Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience, an after-dark-only installation. Created by local pros Klip Collective (responsible for...

Cost: $ 27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

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Draft original stories based on some of the most popular books for kids.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Hundred Library
1300 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE  19803
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Sponsor: Brandywine Hundred Library
Telephone: 302-477-3150
Contact Name: Youth Ref Desk
Website »

More information

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Event features a Corn Maze Fun Park with corn maze, slides, zip swings and more. Saturday extras are hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
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Telephone: 302-697-2141
Website »

More information

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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

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This program, designed for children 12 months to 3 years, introduces families to the wonders of nature. Expand your child’s cognitive and interactive skills as you venture through the park...

Cost: $3

Where:
Bellevue Arts Center
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-793-3046
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This club is designed for kids with ADHD, specific learning disabilities, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders (higher spectrum), emotional/behavioral disorders and physical or orthopedic...

Cost: $35; $70, 2 or more children + parking

Where:
Carpenter Sports Building at the University of Delaware
26 North College Ave.
Newark, DE
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Contact Name: Amanda Debus

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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

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Crafted for the youngest customers, this class is a fun mix of stories, finger plays and movement.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easttown Library & Information Center
720 First Ave.
Berwyn, PA
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

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Internationally acclaimed political writer and Guardian columnist Timothy Garton Ash makes an appearance around his new book, Free Speech – hitting on controversies abroad from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Imagine, build and play with the beloved blocks.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frankford Public Library
8 Main St.
Frankford, DE
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Mystic Drumz presents this special program featuring a magical island that rises from the middle of a mystical pond. Larry the Frog and friends will go off in search of Marshmallow Island and the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Garfield Park Library
26 Karlyn Dr.
New Castle, DE  19720
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New to home schooling? A seasoned vet? Join a meet & greet for home school parents and children. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Voorhees Library
203 Laurel Rd.
Voorhees Twp., NJ  08043
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Event features a Corn Maze Fun Park with corn maze, slides, zip swings and more. Saturday extras are hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
View map »


Telephone: 302-697-2141
Website »

More information

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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

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Sing and dance along with Mama Mac and her original interactive tunes mixed with traditional favorites. Music concepts such as rhythm, tempo (fast-slow), pitch (high-low), and melody will all be...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Play Cafe
934 W. Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA  19010
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Sponsor: Mama Mac
Telephone: 610-213-5860
Contact Name: Mama Mac
Website »

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Kids in grades k-3 will attend an expo to showcase what they have made, while grades 4-8 will compete against other students at their grade level.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lansdowne Library
55 S. Lansdowne Rd.
Lansdowne, PA  19050
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Sponsor: little town robotics academy
Telephone: 484-474-0573
Contact Name: dan grant
Website »

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Support group for parents of children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. Dinner and kids' activities are provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Easter Seals
61 Corporate Commons
New Castle, DE
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Sensory storytimes are geared for young people who have a hard time in groups, or are sensitive to sensory overload. Attendees may be on the autistic spectrum, have ADD/ADHD, or other conditions....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Free Library of Philadelphia, Torresdale Branch
3079 Holme Avenue
Phila., PA  19136
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Website »

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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

More information

Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
Website »

More information

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Celebrate the amazing colors and transformations of the fall with stories and hands-on art projects.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine Hundred Library
1300 Foulk Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19803
View map »

More information

This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

More information

Using chenille stems, create colorful pals in just a few twists and turns.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bellmawr Library
35 E. Browning Rd.
Bellmawr, NJ  08031
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Speaker Lisa Ford, director of the Family Institute. ASPEN is a non-profit organization that provides families whose lives are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders with education and support....

Cost: $5; FREE, members.

Where:
Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg Campus
11 Connecticut Ave.
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
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Sponsor: ASPEN
Telephone: 856-290-5075
Contact Name: Monique Castillo
Website »

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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Event features a Corn Maze Fun Park with corn maze, slides, zip swings and more. Saturday extras are hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
View map »


Telephone: 302-697-2141
Website »

More information

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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »

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Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, participants will venture outside, so please dress accordingly. All programs meet at the Arts Center,...

Cost: $4

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-793-3046
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Visit the Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks and guided walks covering a range of gardening topics Walks last 45-60 minutes. Dress for the weather and wear walking...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, ages 3-11; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how they have repurposed historic work...

Cost: $5, non-mebers; FREE, members

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The inclusive, all-ages Autism Delaware Bowling Night is held every Wed. Parents and siblings are welcome to bowl, with bumpers available for those who want to use them. There is no score...

Cost: $2.25 per game; $2.25 shoe rental.

Where:
Bowlerama
3031 New Castle Ave.
New Castle, DE
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Contact Name: Karen Tuohy

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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Experience stunning sights during the second edition of Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience, an after-dark-only installation. Created by local pros Klip Collective (responsible for...

Cost: $ 27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Learn about balancing family, work, and caregiving, as well as helping your adult child become independent among other topic areas

Cost: FREE

Where:
Executive Banquet and Conference Center
205 Executive Drive
Newark, DE  19702
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Sponsor: Delaware Aging & Disability Resource Center
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Give your little one an introduction to nature, animals and plants during a walk, art activities and storytime.

Cost: $8

Where:
Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Rd.
Pennington, NJ
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
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Event features a Corn Maze Fun Park with corn maze, slides, zip swings and more. Saturday extras are hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
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Telephone: 302-697-2141
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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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Enjoy animal-themed stories read by the storytelling team. Storytime takes place in the Otter Circle in the main zoo and may include a craft, activity or live animal presentations. May be...

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids & seniors; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: (302) 571-7747
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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Experience stunning sights during the second edition of Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience, an after-dark-only installation. Created by local pros Klip Collective (responsible for...

Cost: $ 27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Explore waterways, from ponds and wetlands to streams and the Schuylkill River. Take a close look at these aquatic ecosystems, play in the streams, and take a hike through forests to the...

Cost: $62

Where:
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Sponsor: Schuylkill Center
Telephone: 215-482-7300
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Featuring keynotes by Deidre Donaldson, Ph.D. May Institute) and Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D. (EPIC School) and interactive workshops led by leaders in the autism field, this conference is for...

Cost: $125, by Sept. 2; $140, afterward.

Where:
Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE  19801
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Sponsor: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

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Listen to stories, go berry picking on the trails or discover frog songs by the lake. Each day explores a different topic and includes a simple craft to take home.  

Cost: $7; $5, members.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Prepare to be spooked.

Cost: $25

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Po is at it again as he returns in the third installment of this fun-filled, animated adventure. After Po is reunite with his long lost father, he travels to a fantastic panda paradise where he...

Cost: FREE

Where:
County Library
5 Pioneer Blvd.
Westampton, NJ  08060
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Bring the family out on a cool summer evening to ride our scenic train during the last light of day. Join us on a 1-hour round-trip train ride to Ashland.

Cost: $14, Adults; $13, Seniors (60+); $12, Children (2-12); FREE, Children under 2

Where:
Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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Sponsor: Wilmington & Western Railroad
Telephone: (302) 998-1930
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Take a hayride through the woods and enjoy a campfire with s'mores.

Cost: $10

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W. Knowlton Road
Media, PA
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Sponsor: The ARC of Delaware County
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Experience the park after dark; hike the meadows and trails; and look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases and maybe even a shooting star.

Where:
Brandywine Creek State Park
41 Adams Dam Rd.
Nature Center
Wilmington, DE
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
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Event features a Corn Maze Fun Park with corn maze, slides, zip swings and more. Saturday extras are hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
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Telephone: 302-697-2141
Website »

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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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

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From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Experience an old-fashioned hayride through the park.   Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by a one-hour campfire.

Cost: $125, wagon

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
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Enjoy circle time with music, games, gallery walks, and the company

Cost: $20, adults; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Telephone: 215-235-7469

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Bring your budding reader over to the library to meet a reading-therapy dog and practice literacy by reading to her.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bordentown Library
18 E Union St.
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into...

Cost: $55-$85

Where:
Independence Visitor Center
1 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Enjoy moonlit wagon rides, flashlight corn mazes and bonfires. All activities are non-scary. Bring your own flashlight. No outside food or beverages permitted.

Cost: $8; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Take a walk through the decked-out, haunted woods, complete with a graveyard, ghosts, scarecrows, pumpkins, skeletons, witches and other surprises. The zoo's nocturnal animals (foxes,...

Cost: $10. up to 3 family members' $5. each additional/

Where:
3 Palms Zoo & Education Center
924 Blackbird Forest Rd/
Clayton, DE  19938
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Sponsor: 3 Palms Zoo & Education Center
Telephone: (302) 715-1326
Contact Name: Matthew Shaffner
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
Website »

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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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In a kingdom far away, there is a greedy king who loves all precious things, especially gold. Not too far away lives a miller and his daughter. A lie is told that will change her life forever,...

Cost: $9

Where:
Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S Broadway
Pitman, NJ  08071
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Sponsor: Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Telephone: 856-384-8381
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Transport yourself into the world of Harry Potter with themed foods, a weighing of the wands and Quidditch matches. 

Where:
Garfield Center for the Arts
210 High St.
Chestertown, MD  21620
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Introduce the kids to Broadway classics through this production presented by Moorestown Theater Company. The original work brings to life some of the most comedic, dramatic and catchy...

Cost: $17

Where:
Westfield Friends School
2201 Riverton Rd.
Cinnaminson, NJ
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Experience stunning sights during the second edition of Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience, an after-dark-only installation. Created by local pros Klip Collective (responsible for...

Cost: $ 27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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Shop fall and winter items such as Halloween costumes, holiday clothing, baby equipment, toys and books.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Trinity Episcopal Church
Highland and Bethlehem Pike
Ambler, PA  19002
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Contact Name: Dawn Batman
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Quaker school provides abundant student attention via academic/social curriculum. Global studies through Costa Rican program, on-campus microfarm and Forest's Edge Nursery School (for age 3 by...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Friends School Haverford
851 Buck Ln.
Haverford, PA  19041
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Oktoberfest has over 100 juried crafters, an international food court, music, kids activities, non-profit organizations and more! Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Village Greene at Historic Smithville
615 East Moss Mill Road
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: The Village Greene at Historic Smithville
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Colonial Inn
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130 plus Juried Artists, Artist Demonstrations, Hands-On Family Activities, Musical Entertainment, Specialty Foods, Glass Pumpkin Patch, Wine Tasting, and Beer and Wine Garden.

Cost: $10, Adults; $9, Seniors; $7, Students; FREE, Children 5 and under

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Stroll more than six blocks filled with authors/speakers for adults and kids, as well as booksellers, storytellers, poetry readings, workshops, exhibitors, kid-friendly activities...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Haddon Ave.
Collingwood, NJ  08108

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In addition to the battle reenactments, the day includes programs, presentations, kids’ activities, suttlers, a beer garden, food vendors, and this year there will also be opportunities to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Cliveden of the National Trust
6401 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19144
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Sponsor: Cliveden of the National Trust
Telephone: 215- 848-1777 x 223
Contact Name: Brandi Levine
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This year’s festival will feature nearly two dozen different demonstrations of historic skills and trades, including blacksmithing, open-hearth cooking and Native American skills. Listen...

Cost: FREE; $5, parking.

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
Contact Name: Laura Adie
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Enjoy a multicultural celebraton that includes West African drum & dance performed by the University of Pennsylvania’s African Rhythms; meet a costumed character; and enjoy treats...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Smith Memorial Playground
3500 Reservoir Dr.
East Fairmount Park
Phila., PA  19121
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Sponsor: Pincus Family Foundation
Telephone: 215-765-4325
Contact Name: Smith Memorial Playground
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Get up close with fire trucks and other rescue vehicles and test your fire safety knowledge in the Smoke/Safety House Trailer. Stop inside the mall to enjoy children's crafts, Fire Dog mascot...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oxford Valley Mall
2300 E Lincoln Hwy
Langhorne, PA  19047
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This exhibit explores the nature of executive power under the Constitution, and how various presidents have exercised it over time.

Cost: FREE, with admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Celebrate the riverfront during a joint festival held at two towns; at 10 miles apart, the areas are connected by the bike-friendly Rte. 9 corridor. Cycle between the two locations in the...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
The Greene, New Castle & Battery Park, Delaware City
, DE

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This fully accessible party features art, games, music and a performance by the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus.

Cost: $15, Children (12 and under); $30, Adults

Where:
Art-Reach
1501 Cherry St.
Phila., PA  19102
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Grayson School
35 N. Malin Rd.
Broomall, PA  19008
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Join an exploration of Devil’s Brook to discover the creatures that call it home. Participants will flip over rocks to look for hiding crayfish and use nets to catch stream invertebrates like...

Cost: $5; $7, members.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Prepare to be spooked.

Cost: $25

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Kids and beginners are welcome.  Extra binoculars available. Meet in parking lot. A Facebook update will be posted by 7am if the event is canceled.

Cost: FREE

Where:
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
1201 Pawlings Rd.
Audubon, PA  19403
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Sponsor: John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
Telephone: 6106665593 109
Contact Name: Education Department
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A variety of thematic programs and events are developed for the first Saturday of each month, including tours of the two capitol buildings, guided walking tours of The Green and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
First State Heritage Park
121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd N
43 The Green
Dover, DE  19901
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Sponsor: First State Heritage Park
Telephone: 302-739-9194
Contact Name: Sarah Zimmerman
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A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

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Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive...

Cost: $3, in addition to admission.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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After a brief introduction to equipment and safety, gear up and climb on the natural rock wall. Open to Brownies (8+), Juniors, Cadettes and Ambassadors. Harness, helmet, ropes and belayers...

Cost: $22

Where:
Alapocas Run State Park
165 Bancroft Mills Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

Cost: $12

Where:
Paint-a-Treasure
614 Station Ave.
Haddon Heights, NJ
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Event features a Corn Maze Fun Park with corn maze, slides, zip swings and more. Saturday extras are hayrides, pony rides, food vendors and live music. Schedule

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyoming, DE  19934
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Telephone: 302-697-2141
Website »

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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...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

From Civil War-era flags to campaign buttons and children's toys, this exhibit assembles hundreds of flag-related artifacts that represent a unique part of American heritage. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, ages 6-17; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museu
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Experience an old-fashioned hayride through the park.   Hayrides last approximately 50 minutes and are followed by a one-hour campfire.

Cost: $125, wagon

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-761-6963
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Expect apples galore, with cider, pie and donuts, plus an apple taste test.

Cost: $10; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd.
Elkton, MD  21921
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Admission fee includes corn maze, hay bale maze, wagon rides, pedal tractors, barnyard of animals, music, play tractors, and painting pumpkins. (Additional activities available for additional cost)...

Cost: $8

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Watch as zoo animals play with, eat & enjoy pumpkins and other seasonal treats during this fall celebration. Marvel as magnificent big cats and great apes frolic and toss around their pumpkins...

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave
Phila., PA  19104
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There will be U-pick pumpkins Field grown mums Cornstalks Fall flower baskets Fall decor Farm fresh pumpkins off the vine!  Fresh baked pumpkin pies Pumpkin bread Pumpkin...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Kids and parents to participate in nautical activities and experience adventures of distant shores, from making pirate battle rattles to sailor valentines. The program is also ideal...

Cost: $16, adults; $12, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 and younger.

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8616
Contact Name: Nya Sturrup
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Festivities include a Dungeon Museum, the Ultimate Joust, an Amazing Maze, perforkers, archery & sword-fighting demos, a program on birds of prey and man-powered rides. Kids'...

Cost: $30, at gate; $25.95, online; $11.95, kids 5-11; FREE, kids 4 younger.

Where:
Mount Hope Estate & Winery
2775 Lebanon Rd.
Manheim, PA
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One or more themed tours are offered most weekend days, usually at 11 a.m. and repeated at 2 p.m. (Sept 11 and 25 at 1 PM only, none offered Sept 17-18).  Themes include: Explosions!;...

Cost: $14, adults; $5, ages 6-14; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Explore areas of the historic ships that are normally closed to the public, such as the Cruiser OLYMPIA and Submarine BECUNA. The tour departs from the gangway every hour from 12noon to 3pm....

Cost: $16, adults; $12, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
11 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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After a brief introduction on equipment and safety, get harnessed up and climb on the natural rock wall. Harness, helmet, ropes and belayers provided.  Pre-registration and payment required...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Alapocas Run State Park
165 Bancroft Mills Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Telephone: 302-577-7020
Contact Name: Wilmington State Parks
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Independence After Hours takes you on a realistic journey back to 1776. After an 18th-century-inspired dinner at historic City Tavern, and a visit by Thomas Jefferson, the group sneaks into...

Cost: $55-$85

Where:
Independence Visitor Center
1 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Fog, lights, music and frightening surprises await at every hole as you navigate the 18-hole course featuring reproductions of Philadelphia icons and landmarks.

Cost: $9, adults; $7, ages 3-12; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA  19102
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Enjoy moonlit wagon rides, flashlight corn mazes and bonfires. All activities are non-scary. Bring your own flashlight. No outside food or beverages permitted.

Cost: $8; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Take a walk through the decked-out, haunted woods, complete with a graveyard, ghosts, scarecrows, pumpkins, skeletons, witches and other surprises. The zoo's nocturnal animals (foxes,...

Cost: $10. up to 3 family members' $5. each additional/

Where:
3 Palms Zoo & Education Center
924 Blackbird Forest Rd/
Clayton, DE  19938
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Sponsor: 3 Palms Zoo & Education Center
Telephone: (302) 715-1326
Contact Name: Matthew Shaffner
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Get in the Halloween spirit with spine-tingling tales of ghosts, haunted houses and hidden burial grounds on a candlelight walking tour of Old City and Society Hill. Voted #1 walking tour in...

Cost: $17; $10, ages 4-12.

Where:
Signers Garden
5th & Chestnut Sts.
Phila., PA  19106
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Sponsor: Ghost Tour of Philadelphia
Telephone: 215-413-1997
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Stop by to make your own scarecrow. Materials provided.

Cost: $25, scarecrow.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Take a wagon ride to the patch to pick the perfect pumpkin; enjoy inflatable attractions and an animal education tent; and find your way through the rope or hay-bale/corn mazes. U-pick pumpkins...

Cost: $8; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Drawn to Dinosaurs delves into the science and art of visualizing a living animal based on fragmentary fossils. This intimate exhibit illustrates what scientists can deduce from the fossil record...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Dinosaurs Unearthed features more than a dozen realistic, full-bodied animatronic dinosaurs, as well as skeletons, skulls, claws and horns, real mosasaur and Spinosaurus teeth, an Oviraptor...

Cost: FREE with admission

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1000
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Drawing from the museum's collection of automotive advertising art, this exhibition features rare marketing materials highlighting everything from Duesenbergs to Datsuns.

Where:
Hagley Museum
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Hagley Museum
Telephone: 302-658-2400
Contact Name: Vanessa Spence
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In a kingdom far away, there is a greedy king who loves all precious things, especially gold. Not too far away lives a miller and his daughter. A lie is told that will change her life forever,...

Cost: $9

Where:
Broadway Theatre of Pitman
43 S Broadway
Pitman, NJ  08071
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Sponsor: Broadway Theatre of Pitman
Telephone: 856-384-8381
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In this classic musical, Belle is a young woman in a provincial town. The Beast is a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will...

Cost: $14.50-$16.50

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Phila., PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3550
Contact Name: Box Office
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Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders get FREE weekend access to participating venues, including: Philadelphia: African American Museum in Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
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Transport yourself into the world of Harry Potter with themed foods, a weighing of the wands and Quidditch matches. 

Where:
Garfield Center for the Arts
210 High St.
Chestertown, MD  21620
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Introduce the kids to Broadway classics through this production presented by Moorestown Theater Company. The original work brings to life some of the most comedic, dramatic and catchy...

Cost: $17

Where:
Westfield Friends School
2201 Riverton Rd.
Cinnaminson, NJ
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Experience stunning sights during the second edition of Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience, an after-dark-only installation. Created by local pros Klip Collective (responsible for...

Cost: $ 27

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA  19348
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