Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 9/16 – 9/18

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All Weekend

Grilling this weekend? Enjoy Stress Free Summer Cooking with These 10 Grilling Tips and a Trip to Swiss Farms!

Devon Fall Classic & Country Fair
September 15th – 18th
8 AM – 10 PM
Details and full schedule HERE

Colonial Plantation Civil War Battle and Camp
at Colonial Plantation Pennsylvania in Media PA
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

2016 Camden County Fair
at Camden County Community College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ
Saturday, September 17th – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 18th – 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
FREE PARKING and FREE ADMISSION!
– Amusement rides
– Carnival games
– 4-H youth projects and animal exhibits
– Pony rides
– Carnival food and BBQ
– Live entertainment
– And more!
Details and schedule HERE

Center City Restaurant Week in Philadelphia
September 18th – 23rd
Participating restaurants offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many participating restaurants will also offer a three-course lunch for $20. 
Details and reservation info HERE

Spherus at 2016 Fringe Festival
September 9th – 23rd
at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
Details and ticket info HERE

Harvest Hayride at Araspaha Farms Opening Weekend
Sept 12th – Nov 1st
Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM – 5 PM
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards (Pumpkinland is Open)
Details HERE

Eastern State Penitentiary – Terror Behind the Walls
September 16th – November 5th
Details and ticket info HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park – Fall Festival All Weekend
at the Marina at Penns Landing
Details HERE

FREE Yoga on the Waterfront
at Race Street Pier in Philadelphia
April 2nd – October 30th
Details and schedules HERE

Riverwalk Mini Golf
550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Diggerland
100 Pinedge Dr, West Berlin, NJ
Details and schedule HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences 
Details and ticket info HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water Park
Details HERE

Studio Movie Grill Upper Darby
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy seats and more!
Details HERE

AMC Dine In Movie Theater – Painters Crossing – West Chester
Movie, Food, Bar, comfy reclining seats and more!
** Best to purchase tickets online through amctheaters.com
See my review and more info HERE

Friday September 16, 2016

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE. Take note that some (not all) programs require registration. Details can be found under each event on the calendar.

Free Admission at the National Constitution Center for National Constitution Day 2016
Details and schedule HERE

Fall Book Sale at Springfield Library
10 AM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Kids on the Move!
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Marple Public Library
Young children will enjoy a continuous, action-packed fitness class with a focus on motor skills, coordination, and endurance with Ms. Kelly, a trained and certified instructor at Marple Sports Arena!  Ages 3-5. Registration required by phone or in person.
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo: Storybook Traveling Zoo!

11 AM – 11:30 AM
at Media-UP Free Library
Listen to a zoo educator read the interactive story From Head to Toe by Eric Carle and meet some zoo animals!
For ages 3-5.
Registration required. Please include the number and ages of children and the total number attending.
Details and registration info HERE

Friday Flicks
12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Gaming Club
2:30 PM – 4 PM
at Haverford Twp. Free Library
A Wii, WiiU, and Game Cube are available with games, but feel free to bring your own portable device or game to play.
Free and open to students entering grades 6-12. No registration is required.
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Video games, board games, and more
Details HERE

Construction Fridays
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
at Darby Free Library
Kids can use their imaginations to build interesting projects.
Details HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park Fall Festival
Delaware Waterfront in Philadelphia
Enjoy FREE pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, a daily rotating selection of seasonal beers, pumpkin-inspired food specials, live music, and more all weekend long.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Make your own fall decorations with Clay Studio, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Live Performance by soulful singer Joy Ike, 6pm-8pm
Themed Beer List: Beers of Philadelphia
Details HERE

St Madeline’s School Carnival
September 14th – 18th
500 Tome Street, Ridley Park, PA
Friday 6 PM – 10 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Saturday September 17, 2016

3rd Annual Rally for Rocco Bake Sale
9 AM – 1 PM
at 927 Mitchell Ave, Morton PA
The Rally for Rocco Foundation supports families in the local community who are suffering from Pediatric Cancer, while doing our best to spread awareness. This is an easy way to participate, simply stop in with your friends and family, enjoy a cup of cofee and some delicious treats. There will even be some whole cakes available if you have a gathering that weekend!! You’ll be the talk of the party. You can also help by donating at HERE
Details HERE

Lansdowne Farmers Market
9 AM – 1 PM
Every Saturday through October 31st
Details, vendor schedule and more HERE

Car Wash and More Fundraiser for Ridley High School Girls Soccer
9 AM – 1 PM
at Ridley High School
Get your car washed and you can also purchase lunch and dessert!
Crazy Dogs will be at the high school with hot dogs and toppings! Finish lunch off with something from our bake sale table!
All proceeds go to Ridley High School Girls Soccer

Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards Arts & Music Festival
September 17th & 18th
9 AM – 5 PM
Live musical performances and unique local artists & crafts persons exhibit their work for customers to browse.
Details and Schedule HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall.
Saturdays 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th – December 3rd

Social Needleworking
10 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Knitting and good company!
Details HERE

Miss Marcia’s Gardening with Children
at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
FREE
Registration required
Details HERE

Kids Club – Mosaic Acorn
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
Includes supplies
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

LEGO Make-It/Take-It Event
10 AM – 12 PM
at Monkey Fish Toy Store in West Chester, PA
First come, first served.  Quantities limited
Details HERE

Archaeology Festival at Newlin Grist Mill
Glen Mills, PA
10 AM – 3 PM
Visitors can assist archaeologists in different excavations, sift, clean and process artifacts.  Event will also feature a Kids’ Dig.
No registration required. Free. All ages.
Details HERE

Once Upon a Garden at Chanticleer
10:30 AM
Nature storytime and craft for age 3 and up.  $5 admission with Radnor Library card or free with season pass.  Kids 12 and under are free.  
No registration required.  
Held at Chanticleer, a Pleasure Garden at 786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087.
Details HERE

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is Monster’s Inc.)
at Color to Canvas, 3720 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill PA
10:30 AM
Come watch the movie then paint the theme.
Great for kids ages 5-12
Space is limited, registration required
Cost: $15
Details HERE

Miss Jackie’s Weekly Weekend StoryTime
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
10:30 AM
Details HERE

Please Touch Museum Healthy Kids Fest
11 AM – 3 PM
at Please Touch Museum
Details, ticket info and schedule HERE

Free Saturday Public Boating
Every Saturday from 11am – 3pm, the public can explore the Schuylkill River by rowboat or kayak from the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse
Details HERE

Marcus Hook Pirate Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
Marcus Hook Park & Waterfront
Music, craft vendors, food trucks, pirate reenactments. Fun for the whole family.
Details HERE

Conshohocken Fun Fest
11 AM – 6 PM
Fayette Street, Conshohocken
Live music, childrens area with activities, 5K race, vendors, crafters and more
Details HERE

LEGO Disney Princess Building Events
Saturday 9/17 and Saturday 9/24
12 PM – 2 PM
at participating Toys R Us stores
Details HERE

Nemours Family Fun Day
12 PM – 4 PM
at 1280 Almonesson Rd, Deptford NJ
Family Fun Day, celebrating the opening of Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Deptford. Satuday, September 17, 12-4pm, rain or shine!
In celebration of opening our new location, we’d like to welcome you with an afternoon of activities fit for the whole family:
– Meet and mingle with fellow parents
– Tour the brand-new facility and all our family-friendly amenities
– Carnival games for children of all ages
– Live, local and kid-friendly entertainment
– Plenty of food and refreshments
-Special appearance by the Phillie Phanatic from Noon-1pm and Phillies Ballgirls from Noon-2pm
Parking is available at the Deptford Sports Complex, Montague Lane, Woodbury, NJ 08096. Buses will shuttle you to the event!
Details HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park Fall Festival
Delaware Waterfront in Philadelphia
Enjoy FREE pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, a daily rotating selection of seasonal beers, pumpkin-inspired food specials, live music, and more all weekend long.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Free Fall-themed arts and crafts with pumpkin carving, DIY flower crowns, custom t-shirt printing, 12pm-5pm
Live music from Stella Ruze, 6pm-8pm
Themed Beer List: Beers of Pennsylvania
Details HERE

South Street Oktoberfest and Street Festival in Philadelphia
12 PM – 8 PM
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Park Day at Hoffman Park in Lansdowne
1 PM – 4 PM
Afternoon of family fun at Hoffman Park with Games, Moonbounce, Food and Fun!
Details HERE

St Madeline’s School Carnival
September 14th – 18th
500 Tome Street, Ridley Park, PA
Saturday 3 PM – 10 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday September 18, 2016

3rd Annual Run The Park
to support the HEADstrong Foundation
8 AM – 11 AM
“3rd Annual Run The Park Challenge by participating in our 5K race, a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, a Kid’s Dash Around The Lake or even A Ridley Park Rubber Ducky Regatta. Last year, more than 500 family members, friends and athletes joined us to raise more than $15,000 to support the HEADstrong Foundation.
Your participation this year will allow us to continue our promise to our founder, Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori that those affected by cancer would benefit from his life.”
Details HERE

Giant Outdoor Book Sale
9 AM – 3 PM
at Ridley Township Library
All proceeds benefit Friends of Ridley Township Public Library.
Rain date:  September 25th
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards Arts & Music Festival
September 17th & 18th
9 AM – 5 PM
Live musical performances and unique local artists & crafts persons exhibit their work for customers to browse.
Details and Schedule HERE

Colonial Day 2016
10:30 AM – 3 PM
at Middletown Presbyterian Church, 273 Old Middletown Rd, Media PA
Experience Colonial Life – Colonial Enactors
Colonial Music & Dance – Colonial Games, Toys and Crafts.
Enjoy an 18th Century style noon time meal and more

Details HERE

Summer Picnic Special at West Chester Railroad
12 PM only
Every Sunday June 5 through Sept 18
Details and ticket info HERE

Fall Book Sale
12 PM – 3 PM
at Springfield Library
Details HERE

Spruce Street Harbor Park Fall Festival
Delaware Waterfront in Philadelphia
Enjoy FREE pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, a daily rotating selection of seasonal beers, pumpkin-inspired food specials, live music, and more all weekend long.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
Free arts and crafts with pumpkin carving, DIY flower crowns, custom t-shirt printing, 12pm-4pm
Themed Beer List: Beers of Surraounding States

Details HERE

St Madeline’s School Carnival
September 14th – 18th
500 Tome Street, Ridley Park, PA
Sunday 1 PM – 5 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

PAWS for Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at H. K. Furness Free Library
Paws for Reading is a wonderful opportunity for kids to connect with dogs through reading or taking a picure walk through a book together.  
Each student of age 5 and up has an individual interaction with one of our calm and friendly dogs.  
Araby, Bosun, Piper, and Ziggy cannot wait to here your stories!  
Call or come in to register
Details HERE

Upcoming Delaware County PA 2016 Fall and Winter Kid Consignment Sales HERE

Looking for some Greater Philadelphia area DAY TRIP ideas? Check out this full list HERE for some inspiration!

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