Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Family Fun 11/17 – 11/19

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All Weekend

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

The National Dog Show 2017
November 18th & 19th
at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks
Details and ticket info HERE
A Day Out with Thomas at Strasburg Railroad
November 17th – 19th
Details and Ticket info HERE

Santa at Springfield Mall
November 11th – December 24th
Details HERE

Santa at Cherry Hill Mall (with free Interactive A Christmas Story Experience – Details HERE)
November 11th – December 24th
Details HERE

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

Legally Blonde: The Musical
at Garnet Valley High School
November 15th – November 18th
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

UniverSoul Circus
Now through November 26th
Fairmount Park at 52nd and Parkside in Philadelphia
Details and ticket info 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

Santa’s Express
November 18th – December 23rd
at West Chester Railroad
Details and ticket info HERE

Yuletide at Winterthur
November 18th – January 7th
Details and ticket info HERE and HERE

StoryBook Land
Details HERE

Dilworth Park Wintergarden and Rothman Instititute Ice Rink and Cabin
Now through February 24, 2018
Details and events HERE

Linvilla Orchards 
Details 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

Dorney Park
Details HERE

Sesame Place
Details HERE

Friday November 17, 2017

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

The MOMS Club of Ridley Township Fall Open House
at Ridley Township Public Library
10-11am
Come out and learn more about this local club and meet other moms!
Light refreshments will be provided
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
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Come in costume to “Let it go!” with Elsa and Anna for a special night of fun activities. FREE.
Party with the Princesses! Join Elsa and Anna for Tea & Cookies from 4 – 5 pm. Advanced tickets required ($15).
Go HERE to purchase tickets 
Details HERE

Santa’s Arrival at Boscov’s in Media PA
6 PM – 8 PM
at the entrance outside of the shoe department
Santa will be escorted by The Rocky Run Fire Department & The Penncrest High School Marching Band.
Don’t miss the fun immediately following Santa’s arrival in our seasonal department. Events include:
– Free refreshments
– Free crafts and activities
– A chance to sit with Santa and whisper your fondest wishes
Photos with Santa will be free to those who bring their own camera or phone.

Details HERE

Our Lady of Peace Christmas Bazaar
6 PM – 9 PM
Details HERE

Family Fort Night
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
at Newtown Public Library
Build a fort using boxes, blankets & the library’s furniture, then climb inside for a reading party! We’ll provide some sheets & blankets, but please feel free to bring your own. We’ll end the night with a game of Hide and Seek! Snacks will be served. 
Registration required
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

The PA Academy of Ballet presents The Nutcracker
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Friday November 17th at 7 PM
Saturday November 18th at 11 AM and 3 PM
Sunday November 18th at 1:30 PM and 5:30 PM
at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Tickets just $10 – $22
Members save $2 • Children 12 and under save $1
FREE Parking
The show is approximately 90 minutes long, making it perfect for ages 4 and up!
Upper Darby Summer Stage 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill, PA 19026
More information and ticket information can be found 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 18, 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

Our Lady of Peace Christmas Bazaar & Breakfast with Santa
9 AM – 1 1 AM (Breakfast with Santa)
9 AM – 3 PM (Bazaar)
Details HERE

Basement Sale
9 AM – 2 PM
at First Baptist Church of Ridley Park
Clothes, toys, household goods, etc
Details HERE

Interboro High School Fall Craft Fair
9 AM – 3 PM
at Interboro High School
Join tons of crafters and vendors at the annual Craft and Vendor Fair at Interboro High School. Raffles, baked goods and food will be also be available. Organized by the Interboro High School Home & School.
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

Kids Club – Felt Banner
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

Santafest at Springfield Mall
10 AM – 1 PM
in Center Court
Greet Santa Claus as he rides in atop a Springfield Township Fire Co. Fire Truck! 
Enjoy snacks, craft activities, and entertainment as we ring in the Holiday Season
PREIT Perks Members get a Fast Pass and enjoy special activities and treats in the PREIT Perks holiday area in Macy’s Court
Face painting
Holiday Character meet and greet
Special holiday treats
Special offers and coupons from your favorite Springfield retailers
“I am Thankful for . . .” craft activity
Holiday cookie treat
DJ Kevin from Silver Sound Entertainment
Details and to get your free tickets go HERE

Penncrest High School Band Holiday Craft Show
10 AM – 4 PM
Kick off your holiday shopping with our unique and artistic offerings while enjoying live performances by Penncrest Band ensembles. We are looking forward to having you make this year’s Holiday Craft Show a huge success. Over 100 crafters annually display their wares at our show. This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, and a great time for everyone involved!
Details HERE

DJ Mixup
10:30 AM
at Radnor Township Building, 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
A hilarious blend of comedy improv and children’s stories that puts the audience center-stage.  Ages 3 and up.
No registration required
Details HERE

Bear Says Thanks Storytime 
at Barnes & Noble, Lawrence Park Shopping Center, Broomall
11 AM
Details HERE

The PA Academy of Ballet presents The Nutcracker
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Friday November 17th at 7 PM
Saturday November 18th at 11 AM and 3 PM
Sunday November 18th at 1:30 PM and 5:30 PM
at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Tickets just $10 – $22
Members save $2 • Children 12 and under save $1
FREE Parking
The show is approximately 90 minutes long, making it perfect for ages 4 and up!
Upper Darby Summer Stage 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill, PA 19026
More information and ticket information can be found 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

Makin Music
1 PM – 1:45 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
All ages welcome (suitable for ages 6 and under).
A wonderful family program, join Makin’ Music as they play the guitar and lead children and parents in familiar and original songs and rhythm chants!  Bring the family and come join the fun.  Performances will be held in Garling Hall (lower level library).
Registration required
Details HERE

Cards For Veterans
1 PM – 3 PM
at Crozer Library
In celebration of National Veterans and Military Families Month, write and decorate a card or postcard to thank local veterans for their service. Cards and craft materials will be supplied. Event is in the community room and is open to all ages. Free program, no registration required
Details HERE

Fall Food Drive & Craft
1 PM – 3 PM
at Lansdowne Landing
Bring by your canned food and stick around to make a fun pinecone birdfeeder!
Details HERE

MAKEbreak Holiday Wreaths
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the wreath base, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided
Details  HERE

Brookhaven Holiday Parade
2 PM
Beginning at Our Lady Of Charity parking lot and ending at Coebourn Elementary School.
The parade will stage at Our Lady of Charity , Victor Ave ,right on Trimble Blvd. left on Mt. Vernon, right on Chandler Dr. right on Coebourn Blvd. to the Grand Stand. Over 40 groups have signed on to perform and bring the Christmas Holidays to us in grand style. This year the parade will be dedicated to the Boy and Girl Scouts of America. Can goods for the needy will be collected by the boy scouts along the parade route. So come out and help bring Santa to town and start the holidays off right.
Details HERE and HERE
(Thanks, Julia S.!)

Ridley High School Drama Club presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
3 PM and 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

Sunday, November 19, 2017

2017 Flyers Wives Carnival
11:30 AM – 4 PM
at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Details and Ticket info HERE

MAKEbreak Personalized Ornaments
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
1 PM – 3 PM
Cost: Buy the ornament, and the rest of the supplies are provided
Details  HERE

The PA Academy of Ballet presents The Nutcracker
at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Friday November 17th at 7 PM
Saturday November 18th at 11 AM and 3 PM
Sunday November 18th at 1:30 PM and 5:30 PM
at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Tickets just $10 – $22
Members save $2 • Children 12 and under save $1
FREE Parking
The show is approximately 90 minutes long, making it perfect for ages 4 and up!
Upper Darby Summer Stage 601 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill, PA 19026
More information and ticket information can be found HERE

Holiday Bazaar
12 PM – 4 PM
at Nether Providence Elementary School
2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar – Crafters and vendors with great things for everyone on your holiday shopping list!
Vendor Fees and Raffles benefit NPE PTO!
Details HERE

Delaware Valley Rocks! Painting Party
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
at Media-Up Library
Paint a rock or two (bring your own; we’ll also have a few), then take it with you to hide somewhere during your travels for someone to find. That’s it! Wear clothes you can get paint on. Best for ages 3 and up.
Details 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

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