Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 9/9 – 9/11

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All Weekend

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

Spruce Street Harbor Park
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

Linvilla Orchards (Pumpkinland Opens Saturday Sept 10th)
Details HERE

Fishing at Orchard Lake
Saturdays & Sundays 8am – 4pm
Details 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 – **FREE Admission September 9th & 10th as they welcome the Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest! 
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 9 , 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.

Just Between Friends – West Chester/Media PA
September 8th – 11th
at Brandywine Youth Club, 41 S Thorton Rd, Glen Mills
(some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
Details HERE

Delaware County 9-11 Service 2016
11 AM – 1 PM
at Rose Tree Park in Media
Details HERE

Friday Flicks
12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Friday Film – My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 – PG-13
12:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Registration is required. Only adults may register for this program.
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

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
September 9th 6 PM – 11 PM
September 10th 3 PM – 11 PM
September 11th 1 PM – 6 PM
10 N Malin Rd, Broomall (across from the Broomall Fire Company)
Details and ticket cost, etc. HERE

Movie and Fireworks in the Park at Thornbury Park – Thornbury Park –  “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Starting at Dusk – approx. 7 PM
Fireworks will start immediately following the movie
Details HERE

Saturday September 10, 2016

Main Line Mother of Multiples Fall Consignment Sale
Saturday, September 10th from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m
at Brookhaven Borough Hall
2 Cambridge Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015
Free admission, open to the public.
Details HERE

Just Between Friends – West Chester/Media PA
September 8th – 11th
at Brandywine Youth Club, 41 S Thorton Rd, Glen Mills
(some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
Details HERE

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

Pumpkinland Opens at Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Chadds Ford Days
September 10th & September 11th
Fun activities for all ages varying from colonial demonstrations, tours of historical homes, war reenactors, local music and much more. Over 60 vendors from the area will be selling various items such as artisanal foods, craft beers, clothing, and handmade crafts.
Admission: $10 for adults, children
Details HERE

Back to School Bazaar 2016 at Smith Playground & Playhouse in Philadelphia
10 AM – 2 PM
Rain or shine
BUY, SELL, TRADE new or gently used school supplies, school uniforms, clothes, toys, and other back to school necessities. Kids items only! Visitors and vendors can also DONATE items to Cradles to Crayons.
Details HERE

Kimmel Center Open House in Philadelphia
10 AM – 2 PM
FREE performances, activities, behind-the-scenes tours, insider chats, dance lessons, giveaways, and more! Single tickets for over 100 shows will go on sale, and you can purchase tickets fee-free at the Box Office during the hours of the event.
Details and schedule HERE

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival
September 10th 10 AM – 7 PM
September 11th 10 AM – 5 PM
Culinary events, growing exhibits, children’s entertainment, music, antque car show,  200 vendors, old fashioned carnival and more
Details and full schedule HERE

Kids Club – Felt Hand Tree
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

Drop Off Your Book Donations at Aston Library
10 AM – 2 PM
Do you have some gently used books published in the last 10 years?  Donate them to the Friends of the Library for their upcoming sale!  Books from the past 10 years can be accepted at the library service desk during open hours.
Details HERE

Paint the Movies ( This Week’s Movie is Frozen )
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

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

Chess Club
11 AM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Edgemont Family Fun Day
11 AM – 4 PM
at Araspaha Farms Harvest Hayride in Glen Mills
Car show, Petting Zoo, Pillow Bounce, Farm Bounce, Trains, Corn Cannons, Pedal Carts, Miniature Golf, Hayride, Corn Maze and Duck Races, music and more
Admission $10 adults, $5 children ages 1-4, children under 1 are free. Senior citizens discounted $5
Details HERE

2nd Annual South Philly Sausage Fest
12 PM – 8 PM
West Passyunk Ave & Broad Street, Philadelphia
An autumn craft beer, sausage-themed, and live music festival including music, arts & crafts, kids play area and more
It’s free to attend, and you can buy beer tickets in advance or the day of the festival.
Details HERE

6th Annual Haverford Music Festival
12 PM – 9:30 PM
Family friendly
Music,  food booths, a beer garden, children’s activities (including a moon bounce) and much more
Admission is free; donations will be accepted
Details and schedule HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
September 9th 6 PM – 11 PM
September 10th 3 PM – 11 PM
September 11th 1 PM – 6 PM
10 N Malin Rd, Broomall (across from the Broomall Fire Company)
Details and ticket cost, etc HERE

Summer Concerts in Glen Providence Park – Opera, Show Tunes, & Jazz withDivas a la Carte
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Details HERE

Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll
6 PM – 9 PM
State Street in Media
Details HERE

Sunday September 11, 2016

9/11 – We Will Never Forget – Please take time to remember all of those who lost their lives on 9/11/01

Just Between Friends – West Chester/Media PA
September 8th – 11th
at Brandywine Youth Club, 41 S Thorton Rd, Glen Mills
(some items 1/2 price on Sunday)
Details HERE

Media Fall Super Sunday
State Street in Media
Over 150 vendors, music and more
Details HERE

Chadds Ford Days
September 10th & September 11th
Fun activities for all ages varying from colonial demonstrations, tours of historical homes, war reenactors, local music and much more. Over 60 vendors from the area will be selling various items such as artisanal foods, craft beers, clothing, and handmade crafts.
Admission: $10 for adults, children
Details HERE

Greenfest Philly 2016
10 AM – 4 PM
2nd & South Streets in Phialdelphia
-Live Music
-Vegan and Vegetarian Cooking Demos
-Group Bike Rides
-Free Adult and Kids’ Yoga
-Outdoor Beer Garden
-Organic Food and Drinks
-Hybrid Vehicle Test Drives
-Handmade and Green Shopping
-MOM’s Organic Market Kids’ Corner
-Twenty-five Foot Rock Wall
-Edible Bugs

FREE and open to the public
Details HERE

7th Annual Philly Honey Fest at Bartram’s Gardens
10 AM – 4 PM
Children’s Carnival – Make your own costume for the bee parade!
Bartram’s Fall Plant Sale – Pollinator-friendly options
Vendors Marketplace & Food Trucks
Brewing Beer with Honey, demonstration by Philly Homebrew Outlet
Bartram’s Gift Shop & Tours
and more
Details and schedule HERE and HERE

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival
September 10th 10 AM – 7 PM
September 11th 10 AM – 5 PM
Culinary events, growing exhibits, children’s entertainment, music, antque car show,  200 vendors, old fashioned carnival and more
Details and full schedule HERE

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

Lansdowne Arts on the Avenue Festival
12 PM – 6 PM
Music, makers, craft brew, food trucks, and more
This years event features the “Y” KidZone, Health Partners Plus Bounce House, Mercy Fitzgerald Music Tent featuring live music, Conshohocken Brewery Beer Garden, 30+ local makers, Food Trucks, area businesses.
Details HERE

REAGAN DAY! at Aquatic Swim Club
This fundraiser is hosted by Aquatic each year in support of Ridley High School’s Michael Reagan Scholarship Fund. Michael was member of the Sharon Hill and Holmes Fire Companies and lost his life at the young age of 19 in the line of duty.
1 PM – 4 PM
Admission: $5/person
DJ, Swimming, food and T-shirt sales, raffle baskets, 50/50, duck races and an Eagles viewing area for their first game of the season
Details HERE

Broomall Fire Company Carnival
September 9th 6 PM – 11 PM
September 10th 3 PM – 11 PM
September 11th 1 PM – 6 PM
10 N Malin Rd, Broomall (across from the Broomall Fire Company)
Details and ticket cost, etc HERE

LEGO Free Play
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
at Media – UP Library
Use our LEGOs and let your imagination run wild! Use one of our challenge ideas if you like. No registration. Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Details HERE

Teen Club – Tote Bag
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
2 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Up to $16
Details and registration info 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!

Looking for some Delaware County Area Indoor Fun? Check out our awesome comprehensive list HERE



Comments

  1. CKate Sheeks says:

    I live in Folsom, I dont see a bunch going on anywhere around this area. And do you know of any over 50 type groups or get togethers?

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