Weekend Planner: Sept. 9, 2016

Family-fun events and activities in Philadelphia, the suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware for Sept. 9-Sept. 11, 2016.


Top Picks for This Weekend

Keep busy Fri.-Sun. with three days of FREE buzzy activities, from a kids' parade and totally sweet tastings to something called "bee-bearding" at the Philadelphia Honey Festival. Held on Fri. at Glen Ford on the Delaware, Sat. at the Wyck Historic House & Garden and Sun. at Bartram’s Garden.



Get this year's first taste of fall (or at least the start of pumpkin-spice season) with mazes, hayrides, U-pick fun and farm animals Sat. during Family Fun Day at Ronks, PA’s Cherry Crest Adventure Farm and the FREE Apple Festival at Robbinsville, NJ’s Oasis Family Farm. Also in NJ, don’t miss the annual Septemberfest Craft Show & Kids’ Fun Fair Sat. & Sun. at Medford’s Indian Acres Tree Farm.



Celebrate your biggest fans and best storytellers on Grandparents Day, Sun. Enjoy fun for the generations, nature activities, stories and crafts at Philly’s Morris Arboretum and National Museum of American Jewish History.



More Local Events the Kids Will Love

FREE Mushroom Festival at PA's downtown Kennett Square, Fri.-Sun.

FREE Sandcastle Contest at Rehoboth Beach, DE's Fisherman's Beach, Sat.

Mercer County Insect Festival at Hopewell Twp., NJ's Mercer Educational Gardens, Sat.

Back-to-School Bazaar & Donation Drive at Philly's Smith Memorial Playground, Sat.

FREE Pennsylvania Coast Day at Philly's Walnut Plaza at Penn's Landing, Sat.

Bricks for Books Lego Carnival Fundraiser at Lafayette Hill, PA's William Jeanes Memorial Library, Sat.

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

Chadds Ford Days at Chadds Ford, PA's Historical Society, Sat. & Sun.

FREE Waves and Wheels Festival on N. Wildwood, NJ's Olde Jersey Ave., Sat. & Sun.

FREE Greenfest Philly at Philly's Headhouse Square, Sun.

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