Weekend Planner: November 1, 2019

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Nov. 1-3, 2019

Top Picks for This Weekend

Geeks, assemble! The Nerdito Expo, Saturday at Philly’s Taller Puertorriqueño, celebrates the Latinx, Hispanic, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and Iberian comic book community during a mix of panels, exhibits and activities devoted to comics, video games, sci-fi and horror. 

Want to revisit your youth? Here’s the perfect opportunity: Philly’s Bartram's Garden hosts the FREE Big Old Kids Party Saturday night. This adults-only bash features favorite childhood games and activities, a moonbounce and a glow-in-the-dark dance party with throwback jams. Bonus: Free childcare is provided for those who RSVP.

big old kids party at bartram's garden

More throwback fun! This time, journey to a time long ago during the FREE 18th-Century Market Fair Saturday at Dover, DE’s First State Heritage Park. Families enjoy period entertainment — think knife- & flaming-torch juggling and comedy — as well as traditional trade & craft demos, strolling living-history characters and music & dancing.


More Events in Philly and the Main Line

Pumpkin Madness Festival at Ronks’ Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Saturday

FREE Apple Festival at Lahaska’s Peddler's Village, Saturday and Sunday

FREE First Sunday for Families: Pirate Adventure Day at Chadds Ford’sBrandywine River Museum of Art, Sunday

Good Food Fest at Phoenixville’s Kimberton Fairgrounds, Sunday


More Events in Delaware

Kind to Kids Foundation’s My Blue Duffel Community Day at Newark’s Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware, Saturday

Nature Play Day at Hockessin’s Mt. Cuba Center, Saturday


More Events in South Jersey

Fall Arts and Crafts Show at Cape May’s Cape May Convention Hall, Saturday

Mermaids and Pirates Adventure at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium, Saturday through Nov. 10

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