Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 11/10 – 11/12

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All Weekend

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

Annie
at The Walnut Street Theater
November 7, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Details HERE

North Pole Express
November 11th – November 26th
at New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as you depart New Hope Station for a North Pole Express Train ride through the historic Bucks County countryside on the way to the North Pole.
Details and ticket info HERE

StoryBook Land
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards 
Details HERE

Eastern State Penitentiary – Terror Behind the Walls
Open through November 11th
Details and ticket info HERE

Lansdowne Landing
7 AM – 10 PM
30 North Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA
What is The Landing?
Inspired by awesome outdoor gathering places like Philadelphia’s own The Porch or Spruce Street Harbor Park, the Lansdowne Landing is a fun, festive spot that’s open from 7am to 10pm.
Visit www.lansdownelanding.com for a full schedule of events, updated regularly, so check by often for fun from family-friendly fun to live music to food trucks and more!
Details HERE

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Details and ticket info HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute 
Details HERE
PURCHASE DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR WEEKDAY GENERAL ADMISSION HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences 
Details and ticket info HERE

Philadelphia Zoo
Details and Ticket Info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more HERE

Field Station Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road Leonia, NJ
Details HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

The Crayola Experience
Easton, PA
Details HERE
Purchase discount tickets HERE and get $4 off admission price (Regular Price: $19.99 Your Price: $15.99)

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland
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

Dutch Wonderland 
Details HERE

Knoebels 
Details HERE

Dorney Park
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Great Adventure 
Details HERE

Friday November 10, 2017

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE.

Media Restaurant Week
November 5th – November 10th
Dinner Specials for $25, $35 or $45.
Details HERE

58th Veterans Day Parade in Media
11 AM
State Street
11:11am Veterans of all wars walk together as thousands line the streets to honor their courage and sacrifice. This event gives us the chance to say “thank you” for all they have done and continue to do for us. 
Details HERE

Wintergarden Season Opening at Dilworth Park
12 PM – 11 PM
1 S 15th St Philadelphia, PA
Skate! Stroll! Eat! Drink!
Celebrate the season opening of the Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Ice Rink, Rothman Institute Cabin and America’s Garden Capital – Greater Philadelphia Gardens Maze with a salute to veterans and active military.
– Free skating with a military ID until 11pm!
– Rothman Institute employees will hand out complimentary US flags to the first 300 people
– Performance by The Philly POPS Festival Brass
– Liberty USO Collection from 11:30am – 5pm.
– 2nd Lt Faith Brodkorb, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Public Affairs, Joint Base McGuire-Dix, Lakehurst, NJ, will sing “America the Beautiful”
– Symmetry Junior Team (ages 14-18) will be doing some figure skating in patriotic costumes.
– The Temple University cheerleaders and Hooter the Temple Owl!
Details HERE

Freedom Fridays 
3 PM
at Lansdowne Library
We have all sorts of video games so bring your friends and have a blast!
Details HERE

Franklin Square Fridays
5 PM
at Franklin Square in Philadelphia
Kids Corner on WXPN host Kathy O’Connell and producer Robert Drake welcome guests and ignite the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show presented by PECO. FREE.
Details HERE

Ladies Night Out at Notre Dame de Lourdes 
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
990 Fairview Rd, Swarthmore, PA
An evening of fun, shopping, & socializing!
Enjoy delicious light fare. Come meet new people, support our school, & find unique gifts for your Christmas Shopping List….and a little something for yourself!
There will be many vendors demonstrating & selling products!
We will be raffling off over 50 wonderful Items/gift certificates
Admission: $8 (your donation to benefit Notre Dame School) Includes 2 drinks of choice and snacks
**EXTRA CASH FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!**
There will be a new vendor present who will buy your silver & gold…so don’t forget to bring unwanted items around your house(old jewelry, flatware, plates, etc…)
Questions?? Please email nddl_ladiesnight@yahoo.com
Details HERE

Ridley High School Drama Club presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
7:30 PM
at Ridley High School
Ticket Information
Reserved Seating:
Adults – $12.00
Student/Child & Seniors – $10.00
General Admission:
Adults – $10.00
Student/Child & Seniors – $8.00
Online Box Office Closes 2 hours prior to show time
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

Marple Sports Arena Friday Night Skate 
7:30 PM -10 PM
FRIDAY NIGHT SKATE IS BACK! Bring your friends and family this Friday for a $12 all access pass! Skating, Marple Mountain and Moonbounce!
Details HERE

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Bryn Mawr Farmers’ Market 
Every Saturday 9am-1pm (open year round)
in the Amtrak Parking Lot
at the intersection of Lancaster & Bryn Mawr Avenues
Details HERE

Downingtown Farmers Market
every Saturday
in Kerr Park
from 9 AM – 1 PM
Details HERE

Upper Merion Farmers Market
Saturdays 9 AM – 1 PM
175 W Valley Forge Rd, King of Prussia, PA
Market Details: Located at the bottom lot behind Township Building. Free parking and bathrooms are available. The market is dog and family friendly. Vendors sell gluten-free goods, jams, produce, dairy, meats, and more! Please support our vendors and see what they have from 9am-1pm, rain or shine!
Details HERE

Ridley Park Presbyterian Church Christmas Bazaar
9 AM – 2 PM
300 N. Swarthmore Ave, Ridley Park, Pa

Details HERE

Tinicum Memorial Public Library Annual Book Sale
9 AM – 4 PM
BUCK A BAG IS BACK!  Stuff your bag and pay only $1 for as many items as will fit.
Cash or checks only
Details HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
May 14th through Saturday Decemeber 2nd
at 121 Park Avenue in Central Park directly next to Swarthmore Borough Hall
Rain or shine
Details HERE

Gardening with Children at Linvilla Orchards
10 AM – 11 AM
Perfect for 5-10 year olds
Details and Registration (required) HERE

Kids Club – Craft Stick Ornaments
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per child
Ages 3 and up
$2 per project, Supplies included
Each session is 30 minutes
Details and registration info HERE

Social Needleworking
10 AM – 12 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

A Loud Winter’s Nap Storytime 
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

Segal Puppets Presents Cowboy Capers!
11 AM
at Newtown Library
Bring the whole family down to the farm for this
40 minute interactive puppet show for children
and their families to help Sheriff Sam and his sidekick Ranch Hand Slim
get the animals back in the barn.
For all ages & NO registration required.
Details HERE

Doughnuts with Dads (and others!)
11 AM – 11:45 AM
at Marple Public Library
Children and their dads are invited to join us for stories, crafts, and donuts! Start off your Saturday by enjoying a leisurely morning at the library. This program is open to any child and their caregiver. Donuts and coffee will be provided. 
Open to all ages!
No registration required!
Details HERE

Russian Story Time
11am – 12 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Ages: Birth-3 years with an adult partner.
“Learn, move and play along as we read old favorite and modern Russian children fairy tales, poems and rhymes. Join us at the Middletown Free Library for fun reading activities, meet friends and practice Russian. This is a lively language enrichment story time for babies and toddlers, but ALL ages are welcome to come and learn some Russian words & phrases!”
Registration is not required.
Details HERE

CraftNOW Create 
11 AM – 4 PM
at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia
Craft steps out of the studio and into the heart of Philadelphia with CraftNOW Create, a hands-on exploration of craft at the Kimmel Center. All activities are FREE and family-friendly. Stop by and join in at anytime!
2017 activities and demonstrations are presented by The Center for Art in Wood, The Clay Studio, Fabric Workshop + Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, University of the Arts, Wayne Art Center and more!
Details HERE

King of Prussia Food Truck Festival
11 AM – 6 PM
Event will be held in the former JCPenney parking lot. Free Admission! 35+ pay as you go food trucks! DJ MAST will be spinnin’ the beats all day and Charlie & Co. Mobile Photo Booth will be snappin’ pics in their photo bus! This is an all-weather event!
Details and food truck list HERE

UniverSoul Circus
12 PM
5200 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia PA
UniverSoul Circus is a Tour de Force of Circus Artistry on a Global Scale. A big top spectacle of global proportions, the 2017 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances, including extreme motorsports, mind-bending acrobats, free-flying aerial acts and much more. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus promises to be a show you will never forget.
Details and ticket info HERE

Chess Club
1 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
No matter your age, no matter your skill level, join us for great lessons and games.
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Slime-Filled Ornaments
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the ornament, and we’ll provide the rest of the supplies, including premade slime
Details  HERE

St Albans Model Railroad Open House 
Chapel Rd, Newtown Square PA
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Science Saturday – Invention Convention Sneak Peek 
1 PM – 4 PM
at Hagley Museum
Visitors will learn how insects help us tackle everyday problems, how they inspire new technologies, and the important role they play in our food industry. This is a drop-in activity
Details HERE

StoryBook Land
The Christmas Fantasy with Lights Parade
Santa’s Grand Arrival!
Saturday, November 11
(Rain date November 12)
Park hours 2:00 – 9:00
Parade starts at 4:30
Details HERE

Designer Bag Bingo
6 PM – 11 PM
at Prospect Park Fire House
Doors open at 6 PM ~ Bingo starts at 7 PM
$30/ Person – Tickets available at Prospect Park Library
BYO FOOD & DRINK – 10 GAMES & 1 BONUS – RAFFLE BASKETS & DOOR PRIZES
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT PROSPECT PARK FREE LIBRARY !
Details HERE

Bonner & Prendie presents “Cinderella”
7:30 PM PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Sunday, November 12, 2017

SantaFest 2017 at Cherry Hill Mall
12 PM – 3 PM
Join us in welcoming Santa!
Grand Court
What’s Happening:
– Visit Santa to purchase a Keepsake Photo
– PREIT Perks Members get access to the Easy Pass entrance (Not a member? Sign up at the event for free access!)
– Festive Music
– Pop Up-Festival Games
– Dancing and Singing Holiday Characters: The Thanksgiving Turkey, Rudolph, Frosty, Raggedy Ann and Toy Solider
– A Magical Elf from the North Pole
– Dynamic Dance Routines by Mullford Dance Studio 
– PREIT Perks Members enjoy face painting by local artists (Not a member? Sign up at the event for free access!)
– Make and Take Crafts. Take home Santa’s Little Helper Picture Frame or a Decorative Ginger Bread Door Hanger.
– Maggiano’s Little Italy and Bahama Breeze will offer up delicious treats
– Fun and Prizes host by Mid-Atlantic Basement Water Proofing
– Tiffashions Inspiring Holiday Gifts
Enjoy other activities and more from these special guests
– Goldfish Swim Club of Mt. Laurel
– Density for Special People
– The Grand Cherry Hill Apartment Homes
– Cherry Hill International Sports Center
– Girls Scouts of Southern and Central New Jersey
* PREIT Perks Members: Check your email on 11/2/2017 for access to a special VIP ticket for existing PREIT Perks members only! *
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Holiday Kindness Rocks
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: We’ll provide all the supplies, including the rocks.
Details  HERE

St Albans Model Railroad Open House 
Chapel Rd, Newtown Square PA
1 PM – 4 PM
Details HERE

Bonner & Prendie presents “Cinderella”
2 PM
Details and ticket info HERE

Ridley High School Drama Club presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
3 PM
at Ridley High School
Ticket Information
Reserved Seating:
Adults – $12.00
Student/Child & Seniors – $10.00
General Admission:
Adults – $10.00
Student/Child & Seniors – $8.00
Online Box Office Closes 2 hours prior to show time
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

UniverSoul Circus
3:30 PM
5200 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia PA
UniverSoul Circus is a Tour de Force of Circus Artistry on a Global Scale. A big top spectacle of global proportions, the 2017 production of UniverSoul Circus takes fans of all ages on an unforgettable journey of light, sound and soul. Get ready for electrifying, edge-of-your-seat performances, including extreme motorsports, mind-bending acrobats, free-flying aerial acts and much more. Hailed as the most interactive circus in the world, UniverSoul Circus promises to be a show you will never forget.
Details and ticket info HERE

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

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