Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for October 24, 25 & 26

Our top 10 picks for this weekend October 24th, 25th, & 26th

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Friday

1. Friday night bonfires and hayrides at 
Hibernia County Park 

2. Check out some of the coolest pumpkins at The Great Pumpkin Carve



Saturday

3. Check out the The Witches of Narberth scavenger hunt 


4. Watch :E.T." at The Colonial Theatre

5 Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze

6. Find the perfect pumpkin in the Pumpkin Patch at Sugartown Strawberries


7. Check out Longwood Gardens pumpkin playground


8. Hop on board the Great Pumpkin Express

Sunday

9. 2014 Kennett Square Halloween Parade


10. Get in the Halloween spirit at Boo at the Philadelphia Zoo

Bonus Events

West Chester Hayride

Camp Spookynaw


Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze

Hayrides at Hagley


Fall Harvest at Milky Way Farm

Hagley Science Saturday: The Science of Compost


"Animal Connections" Comes to Delaware Museum of Natural History 


Pumpkin Patch at Sugartown Strawberries


Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum


Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens


Watch as model trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens


Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Great Pumpkin Carve

The Great Pumpkin Carve

In Chadds Ford

October 23rd-25th

5-9 pm

Thursday, October 23rd, 5 to 9 p.m. - Local artists carve huge pumpkins on the grounds of the Chadds Ford Historical Society. Winners announced on Friday 

Candle-lit carved pumpkins will be on display all 3 nights All three nights - family fun, good food live music, and hay rides! 

Admission is $10 per adult 18 and up, children 7 to 17 are $5 each, and those 6 and under are free; CFHS members free with membership card.

Parking in the meadow beyond the CFHS Barn Visitors Center headquarters building.

Suggestions: 
* Please wear sturdy walking shoes and plenty of layers.

* Bring a flashlight.

* Please leave your dogs at home. 


For more informationwww.chaddsfordhistory.org  or call the Historical Society M - F, 9 am - 2 pm at 610-388-7376 


Location: 1736 Creek Road (Old PA Route 100), Chadds Ford

This event is appropriate for: ages 3 and up. Please note some carvings my frighten little ones please visit the website to look at past photos. 


Cost: Admission is $10 per adult 18 and up, children 7 to 17 are $5 each, and those 6 and under are free; CFHS members free with membership card.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Bach to Rock at Tredyffrin Public Library

Bach to Rock
Tuesday, October 21 , 11:30 am


Children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Join us for Rock City! Enjoy musical and movement based activities with real instruments. Tickets will be available 30 minutes prior to the program upstairs in the large event room.





For more information: http://www.tredyffrinlibraries.org/tkids.asp

Location: 582 Upper Gulph Rd, Strafford, PA

This event is appropriate for: kids ages 3-5


Thursday, October 16, 2014

2014 Halloween Parades and Halloween Events in the Philadelphia Area



Halloween parades in the Philadelphia area:



 Fun Halloween and Fall Activities in the Philadelphia Area

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for October 17, 18, & 19

Our top 10 picks for this weekend October 17th, 18th, &  19th

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Friday

1. Friday night bonfires and hayrides at 
Warwick County Park 

2. Register for the Sign Language Workshop at Tredyffrin Public Library


Saturday

3. Kick off the fall season at the East Goshen Harvest Festival

4. Free family fun at the Phoenixville Pumpkinfest

5 Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze

6. Find the perfect pumpkin in the Pumpkin Patch at Sugartown Strawberries

7. Check out Longwood Gardens pumpkin playground


8. Hop on board the Great Pumpkin Express

Sunday

9. 
Make Duck Tape® Halloween shirts for the kids at Michaels

10. Get in the Halloween spirit at Boo at the Philadelphia Zoo

Bonus Events

West Chester Hayride

Camp Spookynaw

Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze

Shipley Shops- The Annual Shipley Shops Gift Boutique Show 

Make a fun Frankenstein mask at Michaels


Hayrides at Hagley

Fall Harvest at Milky Way Farm

Pumpkin Patch at Sugartown Strawberries


Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum


Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens


Watch as model trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens


Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

International Ballet Classique (IBC) will perform the Nutcracker at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Phoenixville Pumpkinfest

Phoenixville Pumpkinfest
October 18th 
10:30am to 4:30pm

Phoenixville Pumpkinfest is a FREE fall festival held in downtown Phoenixville on Saturday, October 18th from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Phoenixville Pumpkin Fest is hosted by a group of local Phoenixville Churches.




For more information: http://www.phoenixvillepumpkinfest.com

Location:  Phoenixville, PA

This event is appropriate for: the whole family

 Cost: free

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

East Goshen Harvest Festival

East Goshen 
Harvest Festival
Saturday October 18th
10am -2pm

Come on out to this great annual event as we kick off the Fall season! All kids will receive a free pumpkin and can enter the pumpkin carving and drawing contests! End the day with a leisurely romp in the hay and take a tractor ride!





For more informationhttp://www.eastgoshen.org

Location: East Goshen Park, 1661 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

This event is appropriate for: the whole family


Monday, October 13, 2014

Exton Mall Kid's Klub Event

 KID'S KLUB EVENT
Tuesday October 14th - 10:30AM 
Puppet Show

The favorite of children the world over "PUPPET SHOWS! Tuckers’ Tales Puppet Theatre brings them to life in an irresistible manner with colorful scenery included.

PLUS: Kids, come in Halloween costumes..we will be giving out candy and characters will visit too until 12pm!

The Kids’ Klub takes place at 10:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to bring kids educational fun. 

To receive the special discounts every Tuesday, from free kids meals to 20% off items, simply pick up your Kids' Klub membership tag when you sign up at the event or on-line at www.extonsquare.com or stop by Customer Service.



For more information: www.extonsquare.com

Location: Exton Square Mall, Exton Square Parkway, Exton, PA

This event is appropriate for: 10 and under

Cost: free

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Chester County Top 10 Weekend Events for October 10, 11,& 12

Our top 10 picks for this weekend October 10, 11, & 12

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Friday

1. 
Family Night Square Dance at Tredyffrin Public Library  (registration required)

2.  Friday night hayrides and bonfires at Warick Park

Saturday

3. 2014 Fall Fest at Eagleview Town Center

4. Mill Demonstration Day at Mill at Anselma
5 Rotofest at American Helicopter Museum

6. Downingtown Friends  annual Friends Fall Festival

7. Check out Longwood Gardens pumpkin playground


8. Where and When the Wild Things are at Nottingham County Park

Sunday

9. Free Admission to Delaware Museum of Natural History


10. Get lost in Hurricane Hill's 2014 corn maze. 


Bonus Events

West Chester Hayride

Watch "Coraline" at The Colonial Theatre

Camp Spookynaw

Register to make a Make a Haunted House at Lowes

Hayrides at Hagley

 Family Second Sundays at the Penn Museum

Halloween Mummy Madness at Michaels


Fall Harvest at Milky Way Farm


Pumpkin Patch at Sugartown Strawberries


Free Sunday Mornings at Brandywine River Museum


Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens


Watch as model trains rumble across bridges and through tunnels on the Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens


Saturday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Check out the calendar for more ideas

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The American Helicopter Museum RotorFest.




On Saturday, September 11th and Sunday, September 12th The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center will be hosting its 17th annual  Helicopter Air Show RotorFest.


Where: 1220 American Blvd., West Chester, PA - off Airport Rd. between the Brandywine Airport & QVC


When: Rain or Shine - Saturday &Sunday. Sept. 11th & 12th. From 10:00am to 4:30pm.




For more information: please call 610.436.9600 or check out the Museum web site at www.helicoptermuseum