Weekend Planner: August 28, 2015

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Aug. 29 - Aug. 30, 2015.

Top Picks for This Weekend

Celebrate the Schuylkill River Sat. during the FREE Invisible River Festival at Philly's East Fairmount Park. Watch floating dancers, take a free boat ride and walk in a drum-line procession down to the water.


Put on your western gear and head to Country Fest at Norristown, PA's Elmwood Park Zoo Sat. for games, live music, mechanical-bull riding, crafts, raffles and a live 92.5 XTU broadcast.



At the FREE Philadelphia Obon Festival, a gathering to honor spirits of the dead at Philly's Clark Park Sun., families can try Japanese teas and treats, listen to taiko drumming and play traditional games.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love‚Äč

Open Studio: Catching the Sun at Wilmington, DE's Delaware Children's Museum, Thurs.-Sun.

Kids and Critters Preschool Program at Cranbury, NJ's Plainsboro Preserve, Fri.

Nocturnal Adventures at Clayton, DE's 3 Palms Zoo, Fri.-Sat.

FREE Tomato and Pear Festival at Media, PA's Linvilla Orchards, Sat.

FREE Back to School Bazaar at Philly's Smith Memorial Playground, Sat.

FREE Tall Trees Nature Playscape Playdate at Philly's Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Sat.

Hippo Awareness Weekend at Camden, NJ's Adventure Aquarium, Sat.-Sun.

Civil War Skirmish Weekend at Wilmington, DE's Greenbank Station, Sat.-Sun.

Back-to-School Bash Dine at Langhorne, PA's Sesame Place, Sat.-Sun.

FREE Fins, Wings & Other Creek Things at E. Norriton's Norristown Farm Park, Sun.

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