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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

The Woodlands

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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October 17, 2014

Historic Bristol Day Returns Under A Delaware River Theme With Exhibits, Tours, A Regatta, Music And More, Saturday, October 18

Bristol

Celebrate Bristol at its annual Historic Bristol Day, which hits the Bucks County town this Saturday, October 18. This year, the Delaware River takes the spotlight as the festival centers around the river’s impact on Bristol and the Delaware River’s important role in history. Bristol’s waterfront location made it an important transportation hub and a […]

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October 3, 2014

The Family Arts Festival Brings Free Museum Admission, Crafts, Food Trucks And More To PAFA, This Sunday, October 5

The Family Arts Festival Brings Free Museum Admission, Crafts, Food Trucks And More To PAFA, This Sunday, October 5

This Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m., the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts swings open its doors for free and takes some fun outside for the rain or shine Family Arts Festival. Largely located in Lenfest Plaza, which is directly adjacent to the museum, the free festival promises live performances, crafts, chalk […]

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August 7, 2014

Reminder: The Peddler’s Village Peach Festival And Sidewalk Sale Celebrates National Peach Month This Weekend, August 8-10

Reminder: The Peddler’s Village Peach Festival And Sidewalk Sale Celebrates National Peach Month This Weekend, August 8-10

In celebration of National Peach Month, Peddler’s Village in Bucks County hosts its annual Peach Festival and Sidewalk Sale. This weekend, August 8, 9 and 10, the family-friendly Bucks County shopping and entertainment destination showcases locally harvested peaches, peach-based eats and sweet live entertainment. For those looking for straight up peachy goodness, Bechdolt’s Orchards of […]

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August 7, 2014

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

This weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to get down with some creepy crawlies at the annual Bug Fest. The Academy, which has largely focused on the study of bugs since its opening 200 years ago, brings its insect research, discovery and collection to light at this annual festival. An […]

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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival Returns With Three-Days Of Dessert, July 4-July 6

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival Returns With Three-Days Of Dessert, July 4-July 6

Ice cream arrives at Penn’s Landing in a major way as the annual Super Scooper All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Festival returns with three-days of ice cream-centric fun. From Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6, visit Penn’s Landing for the annual festival, which promises frozen treats of all sort — water ice, creamy ice cream and […]

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June 18, 2014

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

This weekend, The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in the United States, with a variety of Juneteenth programming. On Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the museum teams up with Macy’s for the recurring Macy’s Family Day events, full days of special […]

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May 30, 2014

Now Open: Hippo Haven At The Adventure Aquarium, A New Exhibition Promising Prime Views Of The Aquarium’s Hippopotamuses

Now Open: Hippo Haven At The Adventure Aquarium, A New Exhibition Promising Prime Views Of The Aquarium's Hippopotamuses

The Philadelphia area’s acclaimed aquarium, Adventure Aquarium, recently opened a brand-new exhibit to bring attention to its two largest residents — Genny and Button, two 3,000-pound hippopotamuses. Hippo Haven, the new exhibition, offers guests the opportunity to view the enormous animals, from either top or lower viewing sections. Plus, Adventure Aquarium is the only aquarium […]

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April 24, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia International Children’s Festival Kicks Off Its 30th Anniversary Year, Opening Wednesday, April 30

Reminder: The Philadelphia International Children's Festival Kicks Off Its 30th Anniversary Year, Opening Wednesday, April 30

Beginning next Wednesday, April 30, the Philadelphia International Children’s Festival returns for its 30th year of family-friendly fun. Running through Sunday, May 4 at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, the festival promises an array of theatrical performances and hands-on programming for children. The festival starts up on Wednesday, April 30 with a 30th […]

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April 11, 2014

Sakura Sunday, The Grand Finale Of The 2014 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Arrives In Fairmount Park This Sunday, April 13

Sakura Sunday, The Grand Finale Of The 2014 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, Arrives In Fairmount Park This Sunday, April 13

Get ready to enjoy the springtime sunshine with a party in the park this Sunday, April 13. Philadelphia’s annual fête of flowers and Japanese culture, the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival, has bloomed throughout the city for the past two weeks. This Sunday, April 13, the centerpiece of the festival unfolds with the day-long Japanese culture […]

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