If you’re ready for this sort of merriment, enjoy the arrival of Santa at many area attractions and malls this weekend. Plus families can take part in a Puppet Workshop at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, a Family Concert at Curtis, a Celebration of Art at the Queen Village Art Center and so much more!!
Join the Junior League of Philadelphia at SMITH The Kids Play Place in the Park on Saturday November 12th from 10 am – 12:30pm for a morning of fall-fun activities. Children ages 5 and younger are welcome to participate in a fall-themed scavenger hunt, make a craft of a Tree of Thanks, a Scarecrow, and more. Free.
This monthly Family Days program at Bartram’s Gardens will feature Leaf Pressing and Cider Making on Saturday November 12th from 10-11:30am at Bartram’s Gardens. Discover the colors of autumn in the Garden, create beautiful pressings from the leaves found in the Garden and make your own apple cider using a hand press. $10 per child, additional siblings $8. Free with Program Pass Membership.
Delight in forgotten foods such as Pepper Hash, Snapper Soup, Oyster Stew, Fried Catfish and Waffles, Paw Paw Ice Cream and lots more at the Forgotten Food Festival at Reading Terminal Market this Sat. November 12th from 10am – 4pm. Free.
On Sunday November 13th from 2-3:30pm the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts will hold a Puppets Can Fly Family Workshop starting with an interactive puppet performance by PAFA featured artists, Laurencio Luiz. Following the performance, families will enjoy puppet making in the studio workshop. FREE for Philadelphia School District students and their families and PAFA members. Children 12 and under free. Non-members free with $15 museum admission.
Take the whole family to the Curtis Family Concert this Sunday November 13th at 2pm and 4pm for this interactive fun-filled introduction to classical music. Enjoy performance and interaction with Curtis students focusing on the Brass Family. Geared for ages 5-12. Tickets $5, ages 12 and younger free.
It’s the Grand Opening of the new Queen Village Art Center this Sunday Nov. 13th from 1-5pm. Enjoy this family day of making public art for everyone! Plus music, Philly food trucks, treats and lots more fun. Free.
King of Prussia Mall
Lower Level of the Nordstrom Court
Lower Level of the Bloomingdale’s Court
King of Prussia, PA
Cherry Hill Mall
Cherry Hill, NJ
Holiday Kick Off Carnival
Saturday Nov. 12th 12 noon – 2pm
Santa Arrives by Firetruck
Saturday Nov. 12th – 1pm
Byers’s Choice Ltd.