Weekend Planner: August 11, 2017

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Aug. 11, 2017- Aug. 13, 2017

Top Picks for This Weekend

If your kids think "gross" is synonymous with "cool!" they'll love Bug Fest, Sat. & Sun., at Philly's Academy of Natural Sciences. To celebrate the event's 10th anniversary, it'll feature activities hand-picked by visitors as their faves.


Spirit of Christmas Celebration New Castle DEA total solar eclipse is coming up; you'll want to see this! Get ready at Philly's Franklin Institute Sat. with a Spectroscope and Eclipse Viewer Workshop, where you'll assemble the tools and explore astronomy.



Flutter over to Pennington, NJ's Butterfly Festival on Sat. at the Watershed Center to enjoy butterfly and bug parades, live music, crafts, interactive exhibits, a nature obstacle course and crafts and hayride tours.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Movie Night: Finding Dory at Pennsauken, NJ's Cooper River Park, Fri.

FREE Festival of India at Philly's Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Sat.

Revolutionary War Reenactment at Hartsville, PA's Historic Moland House, Sat.

FREE Living History Encampment at Smithville, NJ's Historic Smithville & Village Greene, Sat.

PECO Family Jams; Cardboard Creatures at Philly's Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, Sun.

FREE United Way of Cape May Rubber Ducky Regatta at Wildwood, NJ's Raging Waters Waterpark, Sun.

Peach Festivals

FREE Peach Ice Cream Day at Camden-Wyoming, DE's Fifer Orchards, Sat.

Peach Festival at Media, PA's Linvilla Orchards, Sat.

Peach, Princess and Pirate Celebration at Camden, NJ's Camden Children's Garden, Sat. & Sun.

FREE Peach and Nectarine Weekend at Robbinsville, NJ's Oasis Family Farm, Sat & Sun.

FREE Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale at New Hope, PA's Peddler's Village, Sat. & Sun.

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