Delaware County PA Area Weekend Events and Fall Family Fun 10/9 – 10/11

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All Weekend

Marple Township Community Festival
Friday 5 PM – 11 PM, Saturday 12 PM – 11 PM & Sunday 12 PM – 5 PM
at Veterans Memorial Park
Games, music, rides, magic show, petting zoo, food, vendors and more!
Details and schedules HERE

Linvilla Orchards – Pumpkinland Open
Details HERE

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm Fall Fun
Details HERE

Wynnorr Farm Fall Festival
Details HERE

A Tale of Beauty and the Beast
Sep 26 – Nov 1
at Media Theater
Details and ticket info HERE

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Oct 9th – 18th
for kids 3 and up
Details, times and ticket info HERE

Shrek The Musical Jr
at Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia
Oc1 3rd – Oct 24th
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
The Art of Brick LEGO Exhibit
Details and pricing HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences
Details HERE

Garden State Discovery Museum
Details HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
Details HERE

Brandywine Zoo
Details HERE

Diggerland
Details HERE
Review HERE

Sahara Sam’s Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
Details HERE

Sesame Place
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 October 9, 2015

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 under each event on the calendar

MOMS Club of Prospect Park Open House
at Ridley Township Library
10 AM – 12 PM
The MOMS Club is an international nonprofit group specifically for at-home mothers. They offer a variety of events for moms who stay at home or who work part-time, and their children: Field Trips, Mom’s Night Out, Playgroups, Holiday Parties and more. The best way to learn about this MOMS Club chapter is to come and visit them.  
Details HERE

Movie Day
10 AM – 12 PM
at Yeadon Library
Details HERE

Take 2 Consignment Sale
Westminster Presbyterian Church West Chester
10 W Pleasant Grove Rd, West Chester, PA
Friday 10/9 10:30am – 7:30pm
Saturday 10/10 9:00 – 1:00pm
Half price on white and green tagged items the duration of Saturday’s hours.
Cash and credit accepted
Details HERE

Second Time Around Kids Consignment Sale
at Marple Presbyterian Church
105 N. Sproul Rd., Broomall, PA 19008
Friday, October 9th 12-6
Saturday October 10th 9-2
ALL white and pink tags are 1/2 off all day on Saturday!
Cash & credit cards
Details HERE

**See full list of upcoming local Kid Consignment Sales HERE

Friday Flicks
at Lansdowne Library
12 PM
Details HERE

Teen Freedom Fridays
3 PM – 5 PM
at Lansdowne Library
Details HERE

Friday Crafts – Toilet Paper Mummy
at Ridley Township Library
3:30 PM
Ages 3-10
Registration required
Details HERE

Parents’ Night Out
at Pump It Up of Springfield
6 PM – 9 PM
Ages 4 – 10 | $25.00 admission | $20.00 for each sibling Pizza and drinks are included.
Reservations required – space is limited
Details HERE

Friday Film Program – Love & Mercy PG-13
at Upper Darby/Sellers Library
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Registration Required
Details HERE

Halloween Costume Swap
Friday October 9th

7:00 PM
at the Swarthmore Community Center, 715 Harvard Ave, Swarthmore PA 
For each gently used costume you bring (or $5 donation to Cradles to Crayons) you can take another home! Swapping is always fun with friends and all kids love a few extra Halloween costumes. Vendors will be there as well so you can get some early Holiday shopping done!!
* this will be an adult only event. So leave the kiddies at home, come out, have a glass of wine, browse our vendors and swap some costumes.
Details HERE 

Saturday October 10, 2015

Glenolden Presbyterian Church Indoor Flea Market
8 AM – 2 PM
at 2 S Chester Pike, Glenolden
Event also includes food, baked goods and shopping!

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

Anabelle’s Wish MEGA Yard Sale
9 AM – 2 PM
at 1815 Spring Valley Drive, Springfield, PA 19064
Sales benefit Anabelle’s Wish, an organization committed to meeting the financial needs of families of children with rare neurological disorders. Find out more on our website: www.anabelleswish.org
Rain Date: Sun Oct 11th
Details HERE
Lowe’s Build & Grow Kids Clinic – Haunted Bird House
10 AM
at participating Lowe’s stores
Registration required
Details HERE

Kids Club – Perler Frankenstein
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up.
Details HERE

Family Fall Fest
10 AM – 2 PM
at Riddle Hospital – Health Center 4
Free Fun and wellness activities for the whole family
Moonbounces, slides, obstacle course, face painting, games, prizes, ambulance and fire truck tours, food, music, Chili cook-off, Screenings and more
Details HERE

Tinicum Annual Community Day
10 AM – 2 PM
at Governor Printz Park
5 K, Halloween costume parade at 10:15 AM (registration 9:30AM), egg toss, free flu shots for Tinicum residents (proof of residency required), pumpkin painting, moon bounce, games, auction table, demos, music and more
Details HERE

Harry Potter Day! (Grades K+)
10 AM – 2 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Calling all witches and wizards! Join us on Saturday, October 10th for a library fundraiser where we transform the building into Hogwarts and you become wizardry students. There will be separate events for various age groups, from elementary school age children up through adults, throughout the day and night. Timed tickets are on sale in the office at the Swarthmore Public Library.
Space is limited and timed tickets must be purchased in advance, at Swarthmore Public Library. Children’s events will last approximately one hour. Adult event will last two hours. Tickets for all events are $15. Don’t forget to bring cash to the event for treats and a 50/50!
Details HERE

Take 2 Consignment Sale
Westminster Presbyterian Church West Chester
10 W Pleasant Grove Rd, West Chester, PA
Friday 10/9 10:30am – 7:30pm
Saturday 10/10 9:00 – 1:00pm
Half price on white and green tagged items the duration of Saturday’s hours.
Cash and credit accepted
Details HERE

Second Time Around Kids Consignment Sale
at Marple Presbyterian Church
105 N. Sproul Rd., Broomall, PA 19008
Friday, October 9th 12-6
Saturday October 10th 9-2
ALL white and pink tags are 1/2 off all day on Saturday!
Cash & credit cards
Details HERE

Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Yard Sale
10 AM – 2 PM
at 2525 Franklin Ave, Secane
Books, Household items, toys, holiday decorations and more.
Pumpkins will be for sale in the pumpkin patch outside

Once Upon a Garden at Chanticleer
at Radnor Memorial Library
10:30 AM
In “Once Upon a Garden,” kids ages 2-5 will celebrate and observe nature with a storytime and craft situated in the beautiful surroundings of Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden. This Radnor Library program, free for children with an accompanying adult’s $5 admission, will take place on Saturdays, September 26 and October 10 at 10:30am. Please dress for the weather! Parking in the gravel lot preferred. No registration necessary.
Details HERE

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

The Little Mermaid, Jr. at Hedgegrow Theater
11 AM
Details and ticket info HERE

Boo at the Zoo
at Elmwood Park Zoo
12 PM – 3 PM
Boo at the Zoo features live entertainment, costume contests, costume parades, trick-or-treat stations with candy, prizes, crafts and educational pieces, and so much more!
Details, ticket info and more HERE and HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Library
All ages and levels
Details HERE

Science Saturday: Pumpkin Catapults
at Hagley Museum
1 PM – 4 PM
Families will build a catapult and launch “pumpkins” (orange pom poms).
Details, ticket info and more HERE

 2nd Annual Books & Brew Fundraiser
2 PM – 6 PM
at Casey’s Saloon and Restaurant
812 Lansdowne Ave
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
**All proceeds benefit the Upper Darby Public Libraries
$35 per ticket
Details and ticket info HERE

Harry Potter Day! (Grades 5+)
3 PM – 5 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Calling all witches and wizards! Join us on Saturday, October 10th for a library fundraiser where we transform the building into Hogwarts and you become wizardry students. There will be separate events for various age groups, from elementary school age children up through adults, throughout the day and night. Timed tickets are on sale in the office at the Swarthmore Public Library.
Elementary school-age children will come in through Platform 9 3/4, get sorted into houses, and take their O.W.L. exams (going through Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and Divination classes). 
Space is limited and timed tickets must be purchased in advance, at Swarthmore Public Library. Children’s events will last approximately one hour. Adult event will last two hours. Tickets for all events are $15. Don’t forget to bring cash to the event for treats and a 50/50!
Details HERE

Kedron Cheerleading- Cow Pie Bingo
4 PM
at Franklin Field, Secane PA
Raffle baskets,
DJ, 50/50, food, pony rides, plinko, kiddie corner, sand art
Judy’s Homemade Ice Cream
Baggo Tournament
Chili Cook Off
Details HERE

Harry Potter Day! (Adults 21+)
7 PM – 9 PM
at Swarthmore Library
Adults-only event (ages 21+) with classes in Herbology, Defense Against the Dark Arts, and Astronomy, followed by socializing with “Potions” as part of Swarthmore Public Library’s “Harry Potter Day” fundraiser.
Astronomy taught by Swarthmore College Professor, David Cohen
Herbology taught by Local Historian & Colonial Gardener, Nancy Webster
Defense Against the Dark Arts (Self-Defense) taught by local Krav Maga teacher, Jack Szychtel
Space is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance, in the office at Swarthmore Public Library. Tickets are $15.
Details HERE

Sunday October 11, 2015

Flea Market at DCCC
Rt 252 and Media Line Rd, Media
8 AM – 3 PM

FREE Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum
9:30 AM – 12 PM
through November 22, 2015
Details HERE

Philadelphia 2015 Columbus Day Parade
10 AM
Broad Street in Philadelphia
Details HERE

Mini portrait sessions at Valley Forge Park-Betsy Brody Photography
10 AM – 3 PM
Each session is 15 minutes and the mini session fee is $50 plus tax. Print prices are 8×10’s-$50, 5×7’s-$25, 4×6’s-$15 or you can purchase a cd of all the retouched digital files for $325.00 plus tax in addition to the session fee www.betsybrodyphoto.com
email brodyphoto@aol.com to schedule or call 610-389-1415

Details HERE

35th Annual Media Food & Crafts Festival 
10 AM – 5 PM
State Street Media, PA
Rain Date: Sun Oct 11th
Details HERE

Cow Pie Bingo
12 PM – 3 PM
at Lighthouse Hall Football Field on 9th St in Eddystone
Cow Pie Bingo – $10 donation (Cash prizes)
Refreshments, fire engine rides, games and prizes for kids and more
Cow arrives at 3 PM
Details HERE

Old City Fest
12 PM – 6 PM
in Old City District 231 Market St, Philadelphia
This event highlights the region’s premier art and design district, showcasing local designers, creative firms, restaurants, retailers, galleries, theater, culture, history and architecture.
This event will also include a festival stage with live music, a design showcase installation, a kid’s zone, pop-up street performances, and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with over 100 local vendors participating.
FREE Admission
Rain or Shine

Details and schedule HERE

Main Streets of Ridley Park Fall Festival
1 PM – 6 PM
in Downtown Ridley Park
Food, Crafts, car show, music, Pupet Show, Kids Zone and more
Details HERE

Segal Puppet Theater
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
at Ridley Park Library
Segal Puppets present Halloween Hijinx at the Ridley Park Firehouse. Event held during the Mainstreets Fall Festival and sponsored by the Friends of the Ridley Park LIbrary. A fun-filled day for all ages!
Details HERE

Delaware County PA Area Upcoming 2015 Fall & 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



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  1. The 17th and 18th are Pumpkin Days at Tyler Arboretum; Im telling you so when I see your list the week of it will remind me LOL
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