Family-Friendly Events This Weekend: Aug. 20-22
Arts and nature fun for everyone
This weekend’s for celebrating the arts and getting into nature. There are two campfires to pick from and multiple ways to enjoy live outdoor music.
August 20, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Norristown Farm Park, 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403
All ages are invited to explore what bugs and animals live in Norristown Farm Park’s Stony Creek.
August 20, 6:30-8 p.m.
Schiff Natural Lands Trust & Schiff Nature Preserve, 339 Pleasant Valley Rd., Mendham, NJ 07945
Perfect for ages 5 and up, this event will include an easy walk, stories around the campfire, a nature quiz, and s’mores.
Story Telling Campfire
August 20, 7:30 p.m.
Pennypack Environmental Center, 8600 Verree Rd., Philadelphia, PA 19115
Enjoy family-friendly stories told around the fire at Pennypack Environmental Center.
Family Studio Artbox
August 21, 10-11 a.m.
Grounds for Sculpture, 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619
Ages 5-12 will be able to create mobile sculptures with this creative workshop at Grounds for Sculpture.
August 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
Families who love scavenger hunts and a game of “I-Spy” will enjoy this challenge to find as many species plants and animals living on the undeveloped portion of the zoo property as possible.
West Philly Childrens Arts Jamboree
August 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
4226 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
This free arts festival for children in West Philly will include performances, art projects, school supplies and treats.
Bounce & Boogie
August 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Quakertown Farmers Market & Flea Market, 201 Station Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951
This free event will have a huge inflatable obstacle course and slide as well as a live band.
59 ½ Annual Philadelphia Folk Pocket Festival
Spring Mountain Ski Area, 757 Spring Mount Rd., Spring Mount, PA 19478
This year’s special edition of North America’s oldest continuously run outdoor musical festival will include both digital and in-person shows. Kids ages 10 and under will enjoy free admission and special children’s activities and performances.