Kid-Friendly Events This Weekend: Sept. 17-19
Dance, festivals and fishing
Enjoy a Philadelphia Fringe Festival performance, s’mores and even a fishing contest with the family this weekend.
September 17, 6 p.m.-September 18, 9:30 a.m.
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 19401
The whole family is invited to sleep over at Elmwood Park Zoo as a part of ZooSnooze, an exciting overnight event complete with meals, a flashlight tour, campfire activities and an educational show.
September 17-19, 7-8:10 p.m.
Bartram’s Garden Community Boat House, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, this site-specific interactive dance honors mothers and grandmothers “integral to Filipino migration histories.”
Kid’s Fishing Contest
September 18, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Scotland Run Park, 980 East Academy St., Clayton, NJ 08312
Anyone under 18 is encouraged to participate in Scotland Run Park’s 35th annual fishing contest. Everyone should bring a rod and bait, and the final weigh-in will take place at the end of the competition.
September 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 West Whites Bogs Road #34, Browns Mills, NJ 08015
Pemberton Recreation and Whitesbog Historic Village are co-hosting their first fall festival which will have craft vendors, face painting, pumpkin decorating, inflatables, a petting zoo and more.
West Deptford Family Fun Day
September 18, 1-9 p.m.
RiverWinds Community Center, 1000 Riverwinds Dr., West Deptford, NJ 08086
This day filled with family fun will include vendors, food, live music, rides and a fireworks display.
Sunset and S’mores
September 18, 5-7 p.m.
Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
The whole family is invited to this hayride, bonfire and s’mores event in the natural lands of Mt. Cuba.
The Peace Fair
5684 York Rd., Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, PA 18931
The Peace Fair of Bucks Quarterly Meeting of Friends is a family-friendly event, with non-competitive games for kids, musical entertainment and a book sale.
Arts, Craft & Music Festival
Linvilla Orchards, 137 West Knowlton Rd., Media, PA 19063
Catch live musical performances and shop at the booths of local artisans at Linvilla Orchards’ fall harvest season kickoff.