Events for the family

Posted: October 05, 2012

Special Events

A Wedding Extravaganza in Philadelphia A bridal show with experts on hand. Sheraton University City Hotel, 3549 Chestnut St. 10/7. 1-4 pm.

City Bisco With the Disco Biscuits Music festival headlined by the Disco Biscuits, w/ Diplo, A-Trak, RJD2, Paper Diamond, Papadosio & more. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, N. 52d St. & Parkside Ave.; Ticket Philadelphia: 215-893-1999. $47.50; $75 2-day pass. 10/5-6.

Germantown White House Exhibits Interactive exhibits featuring George Washington's family & household. Germantown White House (formerly Deshler-Morris House), 5442 Germantown Ave.; 215-965-2305.

Leithgow Oktoberfest Craft vendors, art demos, pumpkin carving & live music. Leithgow Street, next to the Fire. 10/6-7.

Outreach Event for Customers Facing Financial Hardship Free event presented by Bank of America. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St. www.bankofamerica.com/homeownerevent. Closes 10/10.

Subaru Fall Festival Crafts, tastings, children's activities & more. Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St. 10/6. 10 am-3:30 pm.

19th Annual Community Day Musical entertainment, farmer's market, MCCC men's soccer game, health & wellness expo, campus tours, activities for kids. Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell. www.mc3.edu/communityday. 10/6. 11 am-3 pm.

King of Prussia Beerfest Royale Local & German beer tastings, live music, food & vendors. King of Prussia mall, 160 N. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia. $45-$85. Closes 10/6.

Lower Providence Township Community Fall Festival Fun for the family including hayrides, games, music, crafts, Business Courtyard, pumpkin patch, petting zoo & more. Eagleville Park, 100 Parklane Dr., Norristown. www.lowerprovidence.org/events.htm. 10/6. Noon-4 pm.

Paws 4 Life This dog walk is to benefit Gilda's Club, a cancer support organization. Warminster Community Park, Hatboro Rd., Warminster. gildasclubdelval.org. $25-$30. 10/6. 9 am-2 pm.

Pumpkinland Harvest Festival Take a hayride to the Witches House and toast marshmallows or use the giant slingshot. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media; 610-874-4678. Closes 11/4.

St. Peter's Lutheran Church 4th Annual Oktoberfest Raffles, games, kids stuff food, beer & more is available for all who attend. St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 211 Main St., North Wales. $5. 10/6. Noon-7 pm.

The Friendly Farm Petting Zoo Meet & interact with animals such as miniature llamas & donkeys, sheep, rabbits, chickens & more. Waterloo Gardens, 200 N. Whitford Rd., Exton. 10/7. Noon-4 pm.

The Power of Pink Community Picnic Breast cancer-related presentations & introduction of the store's 'Pink Ribbon' merchandise. BJ's, 1260 Woodland Ave., Springfield. www.bjsforpink.com. 10/11. 4-5:30 pm.

UFS Fall Festival Family festival. United Friends School, 1018 W. Broad St., Quakertown; 215-538-1733. 10/6. 10 am-3 pm.

Governor's Cup Hydrofest Powerboat racing & marketplace w/racing merch, crafts & food. Sunset Lake, Rambler Rd., Wildwood. www.sunsetlake.us. Closes 10/7.

Historic Smithville Mansion Guided Tours Learn about the property's history as you explore the mansion, annex rooms & courtyard gardens. 803 Smithville Rd., Mount Holly. $6.

Oktoberfest Historic Smithville Village Greene, Route 9 & Moss Mill Rd. Closes 10/7.

Delmarva Folk Festival Two days of music with workshops, tutorials & more. Call 877-335-3655 for more info. Downs Chapel, 352 Downs Chapel Rd, Clayton. www.delmarvafolkfestival.com/. $20 advance; $25 day of event. Closes 10/6.

Kid's Stuff

ArtSee Drop-In Activities Weekly craft activities for kids & adults. The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.

Glory of Stories Children's storytime & craft activity. Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. $3.

Harvest Hayrides Haywagon ride behind the scenes. Waterloo Gardens, 200 N. Whitford Rd., Exton; Registration required: 610-363-0800. $5 per child. Closes 10/27.

KidsinCenterCity.com Saturday Playdate An afternoon of children's activities. Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd. 10/6. 11 am-1 pm.

Mommy 'n' Me Pilates Class For moms w/infants. Belly Pilates, 100 Chetwynd Dr. Ste. 201, Bryn Mawr. $25.

Musical Marching Minyan With Chana Rothman A morning service for kids. Germantown Jewish Centre, 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507.

Pumpkin Painting for Kids Waterloo Gardens, 200 N. Whitford Rd., Exton; Registration required: 610-363-0800. Closes 10/28.

Sleepytime Stories Bilingual family story and song time Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown; Registration required: 610-278-5100.

Camden Children's Garden 3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733. www.camdenchildrensgarden.org. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free 2 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Factory 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000. www.crayola.com/factory/.

Delaware Children's Museum 110 S. Poplar St., Wilmington; 302-654-2340. www.delawarechildrensmuseum.org. Stratosphere. The Power of Me. ECOconnect. Bank on It. Training Wheels. Structures. $12; free 12 months & under. Daily 9 am-4:30 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Down the Shore. Fleet Backstage Theater. Arts & Imagination. Inky's Newsroom. Best Friends on Main Street. Recycled Rhythm Shack. The Discovery Diner. The Rock Climbing Wall. News & Weather. Storybook Castle. Little Discoveries. Dinosaurium. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. Oct.-Apr.: Sun.-Fri. 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Sat. 9:30 am-8:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. www.myinsectarium.com. Working Beehive. Cockroach Kitchen. $7; free under 2. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

Kix & Giggles Children's Playground 9356 Old Bustleton Ave.; 215-677-4140. www.kixandgiggles.com. Kix & Giggles Attractions. $7. Wed.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm; Sat. 10 am-7 pm; Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic; 215-581-3181. www.pleasetouchmuseum.org. Rainforest Rhythm. Space Station. City Capers. Flight Fantasy. Roadside Attractions. River Adventures. Wonderland. Centennial Exploration. Liberty Arm & Torch. Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel. ShopRite Supermarket Exhibit. $15; free under 1, members. Mon.-Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd., Langhorne; 215-752-7070. www.sesameplace.com. $50.95; $45.95 seniors; free under 2.

Smith The Kids' Play Place in the Park 33rd St.; 215-765-4325. smithkidsplayplace.org. Playhouse. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.

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