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June 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...

Cost: $21-$27

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Website »

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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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Website »

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Kicking off the summer, the first-ever Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire will showcase inventors, artists, startups, garage tinkerers, crafters, science clubs, and others who like to get their hands...

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Pennovation Works
3401 Grays Ferry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA
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Autism Community and Care Connection invites the public to this event for food and activities. Bring gently used items and new shoes to donate. The “in” in this event stands for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hibernia Park
1 Park Rd.
Coatesville, PA  19320
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Sponsor: Autism Community and Care Connection Inc.
Telephone: 610-470-6709
Contact Name: Nicole Flamer
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Celebrate fireflies by making your own wings and antenna.  There will be a $5.00 charge for the crafts activities. Enjoy live music by Miss Amy and her Big Kids Band while you wait for the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd.
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
Website »

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The five world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic return to the USA for their 2018 national tour following sold-out shows across the globe, rave reviews and a run in...

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
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Friday night registration in the Wildwoods Convention Center. Saturday & Sunday: Games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. Over 1,000 teams will compete on...

Cost: FREE, spectators.

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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Kids learn through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and animal presentations. Program will be canceled for the week in the event of inclement weather.  

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Farmers Breakfast Start the day off with pancakes on the Orchard View Deck from 9am-11pm both days. $8.00 per person. Breakfast Menu - Pancakes, sausage, fruit, apple cider donut and...

Cost: $8, breakfast; $2, harvest party.

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Rd
Elkton, MD  21921
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Telephone: 410-398-1349
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View sea glass, jewelry, and other decorative pieces presented by artists from around the region.  Enjoy live music and food all weekend. Learn the history of sea glass and bring your glass...

Cost: $5

Where:
Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal
43 Cape Henlopen Dr.
Lewes, DE
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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
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

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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

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The event will feature Viewer’s Choice quilt show, speakers, demonstrations and vendors. On Saturday, visitors may vote for their favorite quilts in the Welcome Center at the...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Rte. 9 S.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Festival includes over 40 authentic Italian-American food and merchandise vendors, children's games, meatball relay races, Little Miss Italy contest, grape stomping, olive tree signings,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Wildwood
1st and Olde New Jersey Avenues
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

In partnership with Mystic Realms, Ltd. ®, Fantasy Faire is an annual, outdoor event featuring talented performers as they bring to life the “Kingdom of Wheaton” by enacting a...

Cost: $10, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1000 Village Dr.
Millville, NJ
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Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked, and entertained. Designed especially for...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 180-044-83883

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Enjoy delicious Jersey fresh clams, crabs, scallops and shrimp from the finest local seafood purveyors. Drink from the brew court featuring local crafted beers. Shop for gifts and souvenirs from...

Cost: $10

Where:
Tuckerton Seaport
120 W Main St
Tuckerton, NJ
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Website »

More information

Find out about reptiles’ special abilities and learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr
Brandywine Park
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Telephone: 302-571-7747
Website »

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Enjoy fare from the area's most popular food trucks, as well as live entertainment.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Claridge Hotel
123 S Indiana Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ
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Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home. It’s one of the oldest and best restored houses in the country. The venue was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
Website »

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Learn about how fruits grow, then make kabobs and do themed crafts and enjoy refreshments.

Cost: $9

Where:
Camden Childrens Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Camden Childrens Garden
Telephone: 856 365 8733
Contact Name: Lydia Cipriani
Website »

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A docent reads a colonial-themed story to kids.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
Website »

More information

This is the premier event for anyone interested in video games, board games, CCG's and tabletop gaming. It’s known for its video game music concerts, arcades, chiptunes, industry panels,...

Cost: $25 - $120

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave
Oaks, PA  19456
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Sponsor: TooManyGames
Telephone: 121-530-77900
Contact Name: Paul Truitt
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

More information

Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The festival is filled with on-the-ground and in-the-air events, including balloon launches, monster trucks, remote-controlled plane demos, music, kids' activities, fireworks and helicopter and...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids; additional cost for balloon rides.

Where:
New Garden Flying Field
1235 Newark Rd.
Toughkenamon, PA
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Website »

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In addition to the area’s best ice cream and food, festivities include live music, character appearances, train rides, a zip line, animal visits, pony rides, face painting, carnival...

Cost: $5, adults; FREE, child with paying adult.

Where:
Rockwood Park
4651 Washington St. Extension
Wilmington, DE
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Website »

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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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Summer Musical Theatre/Theatre Program for Kids! Bring kids to audition for one of our 3 productions or sign up for Glee Club or voice lessons! Shows will take place either July or August, and...

Where:
Top Cat Stage Productions
1351 Route 38 West
Hainesport, NJ  08036
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Telephone: 609-760-0296

More information

Chef Dolores will demonstrate how to take advantage of the seasonal fresh bounty using summer fruits and vegetables to create jams and salsas. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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More information

Children will rotate through four stations each evening and do activities based on the day's Bible point.

Cost: $15, child; $10, sibling.

Where:
Living Faith Church
910 S. High St.
West Chester, PA  19335
View map »


Telephone: 484-919-6361
Contact Name: Melissa Barth
Website »

More information

Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
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

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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: $20

Where:
Andalusia Estate
1237 State Rd.
Andalusia, PA  19020
View map »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

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


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

More information

Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Kids play video games with Wii U.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
View map »

More information

Children will rotate through four stations each evening and do activities based on the day's Bible point.

Cost: $15, child; $10, sibling.

Where:
Living Faith Church
910 S. High St.
West Chester, PA  19335
View map »


Telephone: 484-919-6361
Contact Name: Melissa Barth
Website »

More information

This will be one of the Speaker Meetings open to family members and individuals with Asperger's syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified; High Functioning Autism and...

Cost: $5

Where:
Y.A.L.E. School - Ellisburg campus
11 Connecticut Ave.
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
View map »


Sponsor: ASPEN - Camden/Burlington/Gloucester
Telephone: 185-629-05075
Contact Name: Monique Castillo
Website »

More information

Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

Join dinosaur-themed storytimes at 11am and 2pm, followed by a chance to touch real fossils. The venue will also show a dinosaur film in the Community Room and have a dinosaur footprint scavenger...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111

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

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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

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


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

This early childhood series incorporates active learning through music, movement and the exploration of objects in a welcoming setting. Themes relate to the museum and garden.

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

More information

Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
Website »

More information

Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

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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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Your child will have the choice to make either a frog, lily pad, or fish figurine from start to finish.  Air dry clay hardens and cures at normal room temperature and once dry it can be...

Cost: $25

Where:
MADE. Mobile Artisan Marketplace
7 S. Broad St.
Woodbury, NJ  08096
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Are you looking to enhance your child's learning experience? You've come to the right place! Join Ms. Tiombe Jenkins on the journey to student development and success through...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kumon of Philadelphia-Grant Avenue
2550 Grant Avenue
Suite 310
Philadelphia, PA  19114
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Sponsor: Kumon of Philadelphia - Grant Avenue
Telephone: 215-613-1002
Contact Name: Tiombe Jenkins
Website »

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Children will rotate through four stations each evening and do activities based on the day's Bible point.

Cost: $15, child; $10, sibling.

Where:
Living Faith Church
910 S. High St.
West Chester, PA  19335
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Telephone: 484-919-6361
Contact Name: Melissa Barth
Website »

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Join the Parks and Recreation staff for activities beginning at 7m, movie will begin at dusk once it is dark enough to play the movie. Bring a blanket or beach chair. Refreshments and dinner...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Highlands
7001 Sheaff Lane
Fort Washington, PA  19034
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June’s theme is High School, July’s theme is ’90s Action Movies, and August’s theme is Summer Camp.

Cost: FREE

Where:
FringeArts
140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 121-541-31318
Website »

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Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260

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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
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

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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

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


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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This is an inclusive, bully-free and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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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 we have repurposed historic...

Cost: $5

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennet Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
Website »

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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Website »

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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Website »

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Celebrate the 26th annual Wawa Hoagie Day! Attendees will enjoy a 6-ton hoagie salute, free Wawa hoagies, programs and activities honoring the U.S. Military and their families, performance by the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Join the venue for an array of patriotic festivities surrounding Independence Week, including the interactive “Independence Day Show,” colonial-era arts and crafts, 18th century games,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
Website »

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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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Website »

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Festivities include storytime, games, planting activities, and strawberry tea and shortcake.   

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Township Library
1584 Coles Mill Rd.
Franklinville, NJ  08312
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Sponsor: Franklin Township Library
Telephone: (856) 694-2833
Contact Name: Dorothy Bramble

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Children will rotate through four stations each evening and do activities based on the day's Bible point.

Cost: $15, child; $10, sibling.

Where:
Living Faith Church
910 S. High St.
West Chester, PA  19335
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Telephone: 484-919-6361
Contact Name: Melissa Barth
Website »

More information

Celebrate an evening showcasing the golden age of concert band music featuring American patriotic music the evening before Independence Day. The Blawenburg Band is one of the oldest...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Arts Council of Princeton
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Pajama storytime at Holy Child Academy is June 28 at 6:30 p.m. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed animal. They will participate in a fun...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Holy Child Academy
475 Shadeland Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Holy Child Academy
Telephone: 610-259-2712
Contact Name: Rebecca Kellich
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No need to bring a chair to this outdoor screening; the Dell is complete with over 5,000 seats.   The whole family is sure to enjoy this classic as the extremely overweight, albeit...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dell Music Center
2400 Strawberry Mansion Dr,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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This yoga class is open to all levels. You’ll practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring a yoga mat, small towel and a water bottle. Wear...

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Snacks provided.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Open Book Bookstore
7900 High School Rd.
Elkins Park, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Open Book Bookstore
Telephone: 267-627-4888
Contact Name: Lynn Rosen
Website »

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Wine and dine in some of Wildwoods finest restaurants. All participating restaurants will offer a complete four-course meal, including appetizer, salad, entree and dessert for $30 (plus tax and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Multiple locations
Wildwood, NJ  08260

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

World-renowned sculptors will transform the Rotunda at The Shops at Liberty Place into a 40-ton sand sculpture spectacular with hand-carved scenes commemorating Parkway 100, the centennial...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Shops at Liberty Place
1625 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America

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

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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

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


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

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Enjoy animal stories read by the story-telling team. The event takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity or animal presentation.

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
Website »

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Learn how to play the game or hone your skills.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Experience the venue’s exhibits during extended hours.

Cost: $9, ages 3 & up; $2, ages 1 & 2.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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Kick off the weekend by strolling through the galleries, romping through the Nature Nook with the kids, enjoying fresh air in the outdoor areas, and going nose to nose with one of the live animal...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 for seniors, $3 for ages 1-2

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

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Stroll through the Follies exhibition or take a twilight tram tour of the exhibition. Twilight trams will be offered every half hour from the Visitor Center until sunset. Weather...

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Thursday, June 21 – Dirk Quinn Band. Dirk Quinn is the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz band based out of Philadelphia that travels extensively throughout the US and Canada. Utilizing...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison St.
Princeton, NJ  08540
View map »


Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Arts Council of Princeton
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

More information

Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
Website »

More information

The tour highlights the paranormal "visitors" and activities that have been experienced by the Village staff over the years. Please bring bug spray. No Bite Me Cream will be available...

Cost: $15

Where:
Cold Spring Brewery
733 Seashore Rd.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

More information

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »

More information

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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

Local, independent ice cream businesses team up with with Reading Terminal Market merchants to celebrate Philly's rich ice cream heritage. • Ice cream specials at various Market...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12 St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-922-2317
Contact Name: Sarah Levitsky

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Parents can bring their kids to enjoy a day of educational fun based around the themes of innovation & technology, health & fitness, performing arts and literacy.  Kids will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn Park
3000 Walnut St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
Website »

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Listen to an animated telling of a favorite children’s book, followed by meeting an  animal, a walk on the trails or making a simple craft.

Cost: $7

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

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Popcorn will be served, but bring your own beverage.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Explore America’s most historic prison at dusk. Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Ave,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
Website »

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Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods made up of people from all around the world. The culture throughout the neighborhoods of Philadelphia is what makes our city unique. Whether you live in...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mifflin Square
Wolf & S 5th Sts.
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
Website »

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Children will rotate through four stations each evening and do activities based on the day's Bible point.

Cost: $15, child; $10, sibling.

Where:
Living Faith Church
910 S. High St.
West Chester, PA  19335
View map »


Telephone: 484-919-6361
Contact Name: Melissa Barth
Website »

More information

The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons – an airy plaza surrounded by shops, restaurants and galleries –  is located in the heart of Northern Liberties. This 80,000...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Piazza at Schmidt's Commons
1001 N 2nd St #21,
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
Website »

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Penn Museum opens its doors to all at this free day, part of the Wawa Welcome America annual celebration. Come out to visit our 13-ton Sphinx, the largest in the Western Hemisphere, surrounded by...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St,
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
Website »

More information

A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Telephone: 302-658-9111
Website »

More information

World-renowned sculptors will transform the Rotunda at The Shops at Liberty Place into a 40-ton sand sculpture spectacular with hand-carved scenes commemorating Parkway 100, the centennial...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Shops at Liberty Place
1625 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America

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

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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
Website »

More information

Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

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


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »

More information

A staff member from the Bucks County Free Library will read and sing songs from children’s books.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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The program introduces young visitors to art and the museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project.    

Cost: $5, child & one adult.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Pkwy.
Wilmington, DE  19350
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Find out about reptiles’ special abilities and learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

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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Bring the family to relax on the lawn (weather permitting) and watch live entertainment by local musicians. Adults can enjoy locally made Rose Bank Winery wines or craft beers from...

Cost: $3; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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Join the Friends of Independence and Independence National Historical Park for a sneak peek at Alexander Hamilton’s First Bank of the United States. The building, which has not been open...

Cost: FREE

Where:
First Bank of the United States
116 S 3rd St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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Celebrate with music, family-friendly activities, and costumed historical interpreters. Throughout the weekend, visitors will receive a pocket Declaration of Independence with a special bookmark...

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 121-525-36731
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Kites are provided to all kid participants, which they will decorate and fly with you by their side.    

Cost: $12

Where:
Liberty Lands Park
913 N. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: Let's Go Outdoors
Telephone: 866-878-3595
Contact Name: Let's Go Outdoors
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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...

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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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,...

Cost: $15, adults; $13, kids.

Where:
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Celebrate all things American at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Independence Day Celebration, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 30th and July 1st, from 10am to 4:30pm. A...

Cost: $14, adults; $12, kids; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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As part of the Wawa Welcome America celebration, the Rosenbach is pleased to welcome visitors to explore our historic house and rare book library. Visit our current exhibition, Of Two Minds:...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rosenbach Museum and Library
2008 Delancey Pl,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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This is a new music festival featuring a variety of Philly’s most popular rising artists. In addition to musical acts, the event will include entertainment and exhibits to engage the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pennypack on the Delaware Park
Philadelphia, PA  19136


Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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This event will give visitors an opportunity to experience what it meant to live Philadelphia in during the 18th century. The day will consist of tours of the House Museum, opportunities to try on...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fireman's Hall Museum
147 N 2nd St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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Explore the world of archaeology. Machinists will also be on hand to demonstrate how they operate machines in the 19th-century machine shop. 

Cost: $15, adults; $6, ages 6-14; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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The Philadelphia History Museum engages Philadelphians and regional visitors with its extraordinary collections that reflect Philadelphia’s rich history and the diversity of its people and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Philadelphia History Museum
15 S 7th St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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PAFA’s museum is internationally known for its collections of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. Its archives house important materials for the study...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
118-128 N Broad St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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Enjoy a visit at the zoo with J. Bear, WJBR's mascot, along with Rocky Bluewinkle from the Delaware Blue Rocks.   

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: WJBR-FM/Brandywine Zoo
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Celebrate the convention center’s 25th birthday with a community festival featuring live entertainment, tours of the center’s $1.5 million art collection, birthday cake and a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St,
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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Color images, video and activities are used to teach what a helicopter is, the basic parts of a helicopter and what it can do. Using shapes and colors, kids identify aircraft, either in the museum...

Where:
American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Blvd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: American Helicopter Museum
Telephone: 610-436-9600
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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Join a field biologist for an evening to discover the world of fireflies or lightning bugs, which are neither flies nor bugs. Learn about their amazing behavior and life cycle. The...

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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Check out the Rare Book Department’s latest exhibition—In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas—to see historic texts and stunning illustrations about the natural world that...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Free Library of Philadelphia Central Library, Rare Books Department
1901 Vine St,
Phila., PA
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Don’t miss this Philly-centric fireworks show accompanied by a soundtrack that will be broadcast by the festival’s radio partner, iHeart Media.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
Delaware River Waterfront
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America
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Enjoy live entertainment and shop for produce from local farmers.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kings Court
Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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A team of archeologists disappeared from an excavation site in Palenque, Mexico while investigating a rumor that a priceless jade medallion is buried in the temple there. Something horrifying...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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World-renowned sculptors will transform the Rotunda at The Shops at Liberty Place into a 40-ton sand sculpture spectacular with hand-carved scenes commemorating Parkway 100, the centennial...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Shops at Liberty Place
1625 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA
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Sponsor: Wawa Welcome America

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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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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...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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From the 1600's to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating...

Cost: $20, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Uncover the evening work and routines of the Potts family and their household staff with this engaging and informative new exhibit, Good Night at the Manor.  The exhibit will begin...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King St.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the colorful history of racing in Bucks County, PA and the nearby Delaware Valley, from the footraces of early American Indians and colonists, to the horse tracks and fairgrounds of...

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Staff members, volunteers and outside artisans will demonstrate their crafts and talk with visitors about how different trades and skills were integral to life in colonial Pennsylvania and to the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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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...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Learn about the lifestyle of the du Pont family while exploring rooms in their house and (weather permitting) garden spaces where they played, worked, and entertained. Designed especially for...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 180-044-83883

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Find out about reptiles’ special abilities and learn about how you can become a superhero for reptiles. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be canceled due to weather.

Cost: $7, adults; $5, kids.

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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See some of Philly’s most talented improvisers, along with teachers from the PHIT Kids and Teens program perform an improvised show.

Cost: $10, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
PHIT Comedy
2030 Sansom St.
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: PHIT Comedy
Contact Name: Joe Tuzzi
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Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home. It’s one of the oldest and best restored houses in the country. The venue was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
William Brinton 1704 House
21 Oakland Rd.
West Chester, PA  19382
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Sponsor: Brinton Association of America
Telephone: 610-399-0913
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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Join a staff naturalist for an afternoon of environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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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...

Cost: $18, adults; $12, kids.

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Sts.
Philadelphia , PA
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Telephone: 610-527-7673
Contact Name: Cari Bender

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Delaware All-State Theatre (DAST), a not-for-profit theatrical organization, will present EVITA the last two weekends in June. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice,...

Cost: $22, adults; $12, students.

Where:
Laird Performing Arts Center
1501 Barley Mill Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Delaware All-State Theatre
Telephone: 302-635-0754
Contact Name: Jeffrey Santoro
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Showcasing the work of more than 30 innovative game designers, Game Masters takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through...

Cost: Daytime hours: $30, adults; $26, kids (3-11); evening hours: $20, adults; $15, k

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St,
Phila., PA
View map »


Website »

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Expect daily fountain performances in the Main Fountain Garden and Open Air Theatre, illuminated fountain performances and live music in the beer garden on Thurs., Fri. and Sat. evenings, Fireworks...

Cost: $30; $16, ages 4 & younger.

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA
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Website »

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The area that housed this past winter’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest transforms into a warm-weather edition with a roller rink, a boathouse-styled lodge, a play area for kids, food and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Telephone: 215-925-RINK
Website »

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Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a...

Cost: $24.95, adults; $20.95, kids.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA
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