Delaware County PA and Surrounding Area Weekend Events and Fall Family Fun 11/1 – 11/3

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2019 Philadelphia Magazine Design Home in Villanova PA
Sat Nov 2 and Sun Nov 3 (last two days to visit)
Details and ticket info HERE (Proceeds benefit the non profit MANNA)

Upper Darby Fall Greek Fest
Sat Nov 2 – 11 AM – 11 PM
Sun Nov 3 – 12 PM – 8 PM
at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church of Upper Darby 229 Powell Lane, Upper Darby, PA
Authentic Greek food and pastries
Free Admission
Details HERE

Fall Food Truck Throw Down
Saturday Nov 2nd 11 AM – 7 PM
& Sunday Nov 3rd 11 AM – 6 PM
at Chaddsford Winery 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford PA
Food trucks are taking over Chaddsford for a weekend-long throw down, and you get to be the judge!
Explore a wide-variety of food truck fare, sip locally-produced wine, and enjoy live music at the Fall Food Truck Throw Down.
Admission is free and all wine and food purchases are pay-as-you-go.
Details HERE and  HERE

Treats for Troops
Nov 1st – 8th
at Ridley Township Public Library
Treats for Troops at Ridley Township Public Library
November 1-8
Ridley Township Public Library will be collecting Halloween candy donations to be delivered to local VFW posts and shipped to our troops overseas. PLEASE- NO CANDY CONTAINING POWDER OR GEL.
Details HERE

Free at the Kimmel: Los Trompos & Look Up! Look In
Aug 19, 2019 – Nov 17, 2019
A free, interactive art installation featuring 10 three-dimensional, larger than life tops designed and woven by Mexican artists . Esrawe + Cadena. Guests can sit and spin on these cool art pieces!
The Commonwealth Plaza will also feature a new installation by Philadelphia-based artist Karina Puente titled, Look up! Look In. This will be an aerial companion piece in the Plaza that will complement Los Trompos.
Details HERE

Cherry Street Pier
121 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Experience Delaware River Waterfront’s unique take on public space with the opening of Cherry Street Pier
Details HERE and HERE

Free Yoga on the Race Street Pier presented by Independence Blue Cross
Daily through November 12
Class Schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 7:00AM and 6PM
Friday: 7:00AM
Saturday and Sunday at 9:30AM
Twilight Classes:
Classes will begin at 8:30PM
Tuesday, November 12: Beavers Moon
Holiday Classes:
The following holiday classes will begin at 9:30AM
Veterans Day, Monday, November 11
Against the stunning backdrop of the Ben Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia’s favorite free workout series, Free Yoga on Race Street Pier Presented by Independence Blue Cross is back for its sixth season, featuring 300 free yoga classes through autumn. Join Philly’s yoga community at the time that fits your schedule with both morning and evening classes. All experience levels and abilities are welcome.
In the case of inclement weather, yoga instructors will cancel class 30 minutes before the scheduled start time. For regular updates about Free Yoga on Race Street Pier follow @YogaOnThePier on Facebook.
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Pumpkinland Sept 14 – Nov 10
Details HERE

Ship Bottom Beer Garden at Linvilla Orchards
Beginning Weekends in May
HOURS: Sat & Sun -Noon to 9pm
Corn Hole, Giant Jenga. Share a pint under the stars
Pouring some of your favorite and remote releases of Limited Editions
Some Ales will be crafted with Linvilla’s Own farm grown products.
At Ship Bottom Brewery we handcraft every batch of beer that we make and pride ourselves in doing so. We only use the freshest ingredients that are hand selected by our head brewer. Our handcrafted ale and lager recipes were created to maximize the complex flavors of malts and hops.
Details HERE

Cherry Crest Adventure Farm Fall Season
September 13th-November 2nd
150 Cherry Hill Rd, Ronks, PA
Fall Season Includes:
Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins
Corn Maze
Pumpkin Madness
Pig Races
50+ Attractions
& different special events every weekend!
Details and ticket info HERE

Jack’s Pumpkin Glow
Wednesdays through Sundays now through Nov 3
West Fairmount Park 5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
“Taking place at Fairmount Park, Jack’s Pumpkin Glow, will allow for family and friends to take a leisurely walk and marvel at thousands of intricately-carved pumpkins. As jack o’lanterns illuminate the park for an unforgettable evening, make sure to grab few photos and some seasonal snacks. Don’t forget to check out our master carver’s as they demonstrate their artistry or to pick up a gourd at the pumpkin patch. There is something everyone will enjoy at this truly magnificent fall spectacular.”
Details and ticket info HERE **USE CODE DIVAGLOW to save 20% on tickets!!

Harvest Fest at Elmwood Park Zoo
Weekends through November 17th
Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA
Come celebrate fall with us!
Participate in themed activities, navigate your way through a corn maze, play games like flip-a-chicken, bean bag toss, and basketball, paint a pumpkin, enjoy live entertainment, and sip on some festive fall drinks.
Details and ticket info HERE

“Ghost Ship”
Friday, Oct. 4, through Sunday, Nov. 3
Free | Wednesday through Sunday from 7 to 10 p.m.
Race Street Pier N. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Take a self-guided audio tour along Race Street Pier into the landscape and social history of the Delaware River as you experience Ghost Ship. The recorded reflections of local experts and artists speak to the river’s importance to Philadelphia with diverse stories from before colonization to present day
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 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

Franklin Square Fountain Show
Beginning July 31st
A brand new fountain show with lights, music, and dancing water will come to the Square in summer 2019,
Details and times HERE

Please Touch Museum
Details HERE

The Franklin Institute
Details HERE

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Details HERE

Academy of Natural Sciences – Dinosaurs Around the World
June 30, 2019–January 20, 2020
“Dinosaurs Around the World introduces visitors to more than a dozen animatronic dinosaurs on a voyage from the ferocious plains of Africa and the tropical beaches of Antarctica, to the inland seas of North America and the polar darkness of Australia.”
Details and ticket info HERE

Adventure Aquarium
Mermaids Swimming Nov 2nd – 10th
Details and ticket info HERE

Delaware Museum of Natural History
Details, ticket info and more 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

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Details HERE

Details HERE

Sesame Place Halloween Spooktacular
Sept 20th – Nov 3rd
Details HERE

Hershey Park in the Dark
October 18th – November 3rd
Details HERE

Dorney Park Halloween Haunt
Select dates Sept 14th – Nov 2nd
Details HERE

Dutch Wonderland Happy Hauntings
Select dates Oct 19th – Nov 3rd
Details HERE

Six Flags Great Adventure Fright Fest
Sept 13th – Nov 3rd
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
See my review and more info HERE

Friday November 1, 2019

For a calendar of Various Infant and Toddler Programs as well as afterschool events at local Delco Libraries, Go HERE

Family Night
4 PM – 5 PM
at Sharon Hill Public Library
Come and join for our Family Night Fridays!!! We might have a movie with popcorn and juice or we will pull out some board games or hook up the video gaming system. Whatever it is, we’ll have fun with family!!!
Details HERE

BYOB & Pizza Night at Lulu’s Casita
4 PM – 7:30 PM
at 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA
Lulu’s is open until 7:30pm for more fun, BYOB and pizza starting at 4pm. You can now place your pizza order ahead of time, give us a call, let them know what you want and they will have your pizza waiting for you! Regular admission
Details HERE

Game Day
5 PM
at Yeadon Library
Details HERE

Jacket Giveaway
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Norwood PA 128 Chester Pike, Norwood, PA
“Brand new jackets for children. Please bring the children with you for fitting.
Details HERE

Dia de los Muertos Celebration at LOVE Park!
6 PM – 9 PM
at LOVE Park in Philadelphia 1599 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Dia de los Muertos is an important Mexican holiday that honors loved ones who have passed. An elaborate Day of the Dead altar, created by Cesar Viveros, will be on display in the park from Nov. 1-10.
Day of the Dead presentation
November 1, 2019
6pm to 9pm
• Cultural performance: Azteca pre-Hispanic dance by Kalpulli Kamaxtle Xiuhcoatl
• Games
• Food trucks
Events are free and open to the public.
Details HERE

Saturday November 2, 2019

Lansdowne Farmers Market
30 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA

Candy Buy Back
9 AM – 11 AM
at Rose Tree Kids 1245 N Providence Rd, Media, PA
“Kids! Bring your candy and we will give you a dollar per pound! This year we are keeping it local with Candy Care. Candy Care disperses all the collected candy to local pantries and shelters.”
Details HERE 

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

West Chester Growers Market
Every Saturday 9 AM -1 PM (May through December)
1st, 3rd & 5th Saturdays: 10 AM – Noon January through April
at the corner of North Church and West Chestnut Streets in downtown West Chester, PA
Details HERE

St. Eugene Craft Fair
9 AM – 3 PM
at St Eugene Elementary School 110 S Oak Ave, Primos, PA
Many wonderful crafters and vendors! Lipsense, Scentsy, Paparazzi, Mary Kay and more!
Matty G Dogz will be on site with hotdogs, hot sausage and kielbasa’s so come for lunch! We will also have other foods available. There will be an Alex’s Lemonade stand.
Details HERE

Friends of the Radnor Memorial Library Big Book Sale
9 AM – 4 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details HERE

Linvilla Costume Parade
at Linvilla Orchards
Each child that participates will receive a treat and our judges will pick the top 3 of each age group. So, get creative and put on your Halloween best – the competition is better every year! The Parade starts at 3 PM!
Registration required
Details and schedule of events HERE

Swarthmore Farmers Market
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Every Saturday
May 11 – December 7
Central Park
121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081
THE Saturday Morning food, art, and community gathering place!
The market includes a great variety of weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly local food vendors and a rotation of live performers, kids’ crafts, artists, food trucks, and special community and healthy living events.

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – Nov 2 & 3
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

Bird Walk with Chuck Root
9 AM – 11 AM
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia PA
Take an educational walk with one of our knowledgeable volunteers! Discover the 300+ species of birds that use the Refuge during their migration routes – each week guarantee different species!
Walk will meet by visitor center and be at a relaxed paced on flat surfaces. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers. Binoculars can be loaned from the front desk before the walk. No registration required.
Details HERE

Home Depot Kids Workshop – American Eagle
9 AM – 12 PM
Registration required
Details HERE

Nature Tots!
10 AM – 11 AM
at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Children ages 3-5 and an adult are invited to explore nature with a refuge ranger! Participants will enjoy story-times, crafts, hikes, and more! Registration is required.
Please pre-register for Nature Tots, by sending a quick email to, so that we know to expect you. Like all refuge activities, this event is FREE!
Details HERE

Kids Club Crayola Model Magic Ornament
10 AM – 12 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: $3 per project, ages 3+, supplies included.
Details and registration info HERE

Saturday Morning Stories
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
at Haverford Township Free Library
Saturday Morning Stories is an all ages storytime. We’ll share books, songs, rhymes, and fun!
Details HERE

Storytime and Activities Featuring The Crayons’ Christmas 
11 AM
at Barnes & Noble Broomall PA
The crayons are back—just in time for the holidays! Join for Storytime and activities featuring this unique, new book and see how Duncan, the crayons, and their families celebrate the season.
Details HERE

Jacket Giveaway
12 PM – 2 PM
at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Norwood PA 128 Chester Pike, Norwood, PA
“Brand new jackets for children. Please bring the children with you for fitting.”
Details HERE

Coupon Classes
12 PM – 2 PM
at Yeadon Library
Come join and learn the art of Couponing Tamara, back by popular demand! Tamara shares her secret on how to save money on all your favorite grocery items. Tell a friend, they’ll be glad you did!
Saturday, November 2nd & 16th.
Details HERE

Building Dedication – Broomall Fire Company
12 PM – 3 PM
at Broomall Fire Company 1 N Malin Road, Broomall, PA
You are cordially invited to attend the building dedication ceremony for the new Broomall Firehouse located at the North East corner of West Chester Pike and North Malin road! The open house welcomes all members of the public and neighboring fire companies. There will be refreshments around 1 pm. Tours will be held from 1-3 PM. Come see the new home of the Broomall Fire Company!
Details HERE

Lansdowne Library Comic-Jawn
12 PM – 4 PM
at the 20th Century Club 84 South Lansdowne Avenue Lansdowne, PA
Join for the fourth annual comic convention hosted by the Lansdowne Library! 
All ages are welcome!
The event will host vendors of local artists and geekdom shops.
There will be video games, board games, crafts, and other activities.
​Make sure to get your costume because we’re having a cosplay contest!
Details HERE

Makin’ Music
1 PM – 1:45 PM
at Ridley Township Public Library
Suitable for ages 6 and under, but all are welcome.
Join Makin’ Music as they lead families in songs and rhythm chants
Registration required
Details HERE

Eating Well with Diabetes
1 PM – 2 PM
at Tinicum Memorial Public Library
Join during Diabetes Awareness Month for this FREE informational workshop. Learn how to eat healthy to help manage diabetes from Nutritionist Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN.
Registration is required.
Details HERE

MAKE break DIY Christmas Ornament
1 PM – 3 PM
at participating Michaels Craft Stores
Cost: Buy the plastic ornament, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
Details HERE

DIY Wood Burning Frame
1 PM – 3 PM
at Mary M. Campbell Marcus Hook Public Library
ages 16 and up
Registration required, space limited
Details HERE

Chess Club
1 PM – 3:30 PM
at Lansdowne Public Library
Join us to play chess, make new friends, learn new skills and have fun! All ages open chess every Saturday afternoon.
Details HERE

Game On! Plugged & Unplugged gaming for Teens
1 PM – 4 PM
at Marple Public Library
Drop in any time during this event to face-off against your friends. Play your favorite videogames on our massive projector screen, battle with board games, or try out a D&D one-shot adventure.
No registration necessary!
Free Snacks!!
Ages 10-18
Details HERE

Comic Jawn: Super Smash Bros Tournament
1:30 PM – 3 PM
at the 20th Century Club,  84 S Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA
Sign up and battle it out for the title of champion.
Join for a single elimination tournament with:
3 Stock
Items: Off
Smash Meter: Off
Stages: Battlefield and Omega Forms
Details HERE

Comic Jawn Cosplay Contest
3 PM – 4 PM
at the 20th Century Club, 84 S Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA
Sign up and show off your best cosplay for a chance to win wonderful prizes.
Contestants will be separated into three brackets
Ages 1-9
Ages 10-17
And ages 18 and up
Details HERE

Dia de los Muertos Celebration at LOVE Park!
4 PM – 9 PM
at LOVE Park in Philadelphia 1599 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
Dia de los Muertos is an important Mexican holiday that honors loved ones who have passed. An elaborate Day of the Dead altar, created by Cesar Viveros, will be on display in the park from Nov. 1-10.
Day of the Dead events
November 2, 2019
• 4 p.m.: Folk music from the state of Veracruz with “Los Guachinangos”
• 4:30-6:30 p.m.: Face painting and arts & crafts activities
• 5 p.m.: Folk dances with “Nuevo Mexico”
• 6 p.m.: Mariachi music with “Mariachi Villasenor”
• 6:30 p.m.: Screening of the movie “Coco”
Events are free and open to the public.
Details HERE

Teen & Tween After Hours Halloween Party
5 PM – 8 PM
at Middletown Free Library
Join for an after hours Halloween celebration!!
This fun after hours celebration will include pumpkin decorating, pizza, halloween movie & more!
For teens & tweens in Grades 6-12.
You MUST be at the library by 5:30 pm to join the fun! The doors will be locked at 5:30pm and admittance will not be granted after this time. 
Details HERE

St. Mark Bingo Night
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church, The Welcome Place 436 N Oak Ave, Clifton Heights, PA
Enjoy an evening of bingo, raffle prizes, and delicious food! Doors open at 5:30pm. Our bingo event takes place downstairs in our social hall. Help us to spread the word and share our post. We hope to see you there!
Details HERE

Gift Card Bingo
6 PM – 10 PM
at Immanuel Lutheran Church 501 Chester Pike, Norwood, PA
Come out and enjoy an Eagles’s themed Gift Card Bingo! 10 rounds of Bingo , Eagles themed raffles and door prizes! $30 in advance $35 at the door! Snacks and drinks are welcome and some will be available for purchase.
Details HERE

80’s Night in Delco (21 and older)
9 PM – 12 AM
at the Fainting Goat PA 105 S MacDade Blvd, Glenolden, PA
Join at the Fainting Goat in Glenolden as they bring you back to the greatest decade of all time…the 1980’s. They will be bringing you all the high energy hits that you have come to love plus all those guilty pleasures. Join the band and sing along all night long.
Details HERE 

Sunday November 3, 2019

Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Card Holders – FREE Museum Admission
Saturday and Sunday – Nov 2 & 3
Get free admission to over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US!
Head HERE for all of the details and to find a participating museum near you!

Media Farmers Market
10 AM
Edgemont St, Media PA
The Market will be held every Sunday from 10 to 2 on Edgemont Street between Media Elementary and Barrall Field. Come on out for fresh produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, prepared foods, and more!
Details HERE

First Sundays for Families: Pirate Adventure Day
10 AM – 1 PM
at Brandywine River Museum of Art 1 Hoffman Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA
Enjoy free all-day admission, pirate crafts, encounters with Pirates of Fortune’s Folly and a performance of Storytime Peter Pan by Hedgerow Theatre.
First Sundays for Families is designed to engage visitors of all ages in creative art activities and performances. No registration necessary.
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Pirate crafts with teaching artists
Photo ops and knot-tying with the Pirates of Fortune’s Folly
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Performances of Storytime Peter Pan by Hedgerow Theatre
Details HERE

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Kaleidoscope
10 AM – 5 PM
at the Barnes Foundation 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA
Free, with priority access for families with children under 18. Tickets are available on-site starting at 10am.
Free First Sunday Family Day events offer no-cost admission to the collection galleries as well as an array of family-friendly activities, including arts and crafts, musical performances, and interactive workshops.
Details and schedule of events HERE

Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Elmo (Sesame Street Friends)
11 AM
at Barnes & Noble Broomall PA
Baby & Me Storytime continues for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones.
Details HERE

Swarthmore Makers Market
11 AM – 3 PM
10 S. Chester Rd, Swarthmore PA
Find a handmade treasure at the 2019 Fall Swarthmore Makers Market!
Shop 50+ curated Art and Craft Vendors.
Enjoy live music and creative activities at 10 S Chester Ave. Right next to the Septa Media Elwyn Line and a quick walk from the Swarthmore shops. Just a few steps to The Broad Table Tavern where you can enjoy a cocktail or beer.
Free to attend!
Details HERE

Friends of the Radnor Memorial Library Big Book Sale (50% off day)
1 PM – 4 PM
at Radnor Memorial Library
Details HERE

PAWS For Reading
2 PM – 3 PM
at Helen Kate Furness Free Library
“Can’t keep your PAWS off a good book? We challenge you to join Goldie’s Gang. Read to a PAWS therapy dog 5 times in one year and earn a special t-shirt! Students age 5 and up may sign up for as many as 3 of the 6 sessions on select Sundays and Tuesdays. Dates include these Sunday afternoons: Oct. 6th, Nov. 3rd, & Dec. 8th between 2 & 3 p.m., as well as Tuesday afternoons: Oct. 8th, Nov. 12th, & Dec. 3rd between 4 & 5 p.m. We have 2 or 3 teams each session, so we can register 12 to 18 students. Sign-ups start August 30th in person in the library or call Ms. Lori @ 610-566-9331 x4 to schedule a specific 10 minute time period. No online registrations are available for this experience.”
Details HERE

Harriet Tubman Legacy Hike
2 PM – 4:30 PM
at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
“In honor of the film premiere of ‘Harriet,’ women across the country are encouraged to organize hikes in their area. Harriet Tubman was an amazing leader and organizer. Let’s honor her story by organizing hikes in her name.”
–African American Nature & Parks Experience.
Explore the natural trails of a landmark historic site while reflecting on the life, work, and legacy of Harriet Tubman. Prompts will be provided for conversation, although this is an informal hike in the spirit of camaraderie and solidarity.
This free program is open to all, but advance registration is required.
Details and registration info HERE

The Ballads of Robin Hood
7 PM – 8:30 PM
hosted by Lansdowne Public Library at at the 20th Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne PA
A dramatic reading of four short ballads from the 15th Century.
This Free event will have light refreshments
Details HERE


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