101 Fun Things To Do With Kids Around the Main Line

Discover family-friendly events with the Main Line Parent Community Calendar. Our team adds fresh content every week to help you make the most of raising kids in Philly’s Western Suburbs, from the baby and little ones-stage through the teen years and beyond! Please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!

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Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pumpkinland is open from mid-September through early November and takes center stage at Linvilla Orchards. See piles of pumpkins in all colors, shapes and sizes — over 100 tons on display! Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest […]

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Light: Installations by Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA

Experience the dazzling artistry and infinite imagination of artist Bruce Munro in the splendor of Longwood Gardens. Before dusk, explore gardens awash in brilliant blooms and enjoy live music in the Beer Garden. As darkness falls and Light’s eight installations—some with sound, some static, and all beautiful—begin […]

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A Taste of Greece Food Festival

St. George Greek Orthodox Church 30 E. Forge Road, Media, PA

Come and get your Greek on! Taste of Greece, the Annual Greek Fall Festival in Media, is back!  Hosted by St. George Greek Orthodox Church, the Greek Food Festival offers authentic, made -from-scratch Greek dishes, pastries, and specialties. The signature lamb shank and hand-carved gyro […]

Autumn and Artisan Festival

Lundale Farm 2501 Pottstown Pike, Pottstown, PA

Lundale Farm, a non-profit, sustainable farming community in Northern Chester County, will still be celebrating the season with over 30 local artisans, live music, beer, wine, cider, food trucks, farm tours and crafts for the kiddos! Admission for the festival is $10 per car. All […]

Ryerss Farm 134th Birthday Party

Ryerss Farm 1710 Ridge Rd, Pottstown, PA

Join the friends of Ryerss Farm on September 24 for a 134th birthday celebration! Ryerss Farm will be hosting a BBQ feast with beer, wine, soft drinks, and country music under a tent with a dance floor. Join in some line dancing, lay out a […]

Movie In The Park

Friendship Field/Pat Nattle Field 501 Frankin Avenue, Phoenixville, PA

Get ready for a magical evening under the stars with a few good friends named Harry, Ron, and Hermione! The Phoenixville Jaycees and Colonial Theater are hosting a free showing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at Friendship Field. Festivities at 6 pm and […]

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Pick-Your-Own at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pick your own fruit or vegetables, or cut your own flowers any day of the week—conditions permitting! You'll be supporting local agriculture, while making lifelong memories! The most up to the minute picking information is posted on the Pick-Your-Own page including crop selection and predicted […]

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Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pumpkinland is open from mid-September through early November and takes center stage at Linvilla Orchards. See piles of pumpkins in all colors, shapes and sizes — over 100 tons on display! Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest […]

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Weekend Ranger Programs

Valley Forge National Historical Park 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA

Ranger programs at Valley Forge are offered on weekends in September and October. Programs are typically scheduled between 10 AM and 12 PM, or between 1 PM and 3 PM. Locations vary. Call the information desk at 610-783-1099 or ask a ranger inside the Visitor […]

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Colonial Gardens Pumpkinland, Hayrides & Mazes

Colonial Gardens 745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, PA

Join Colonial Gardens for another year of fall fun for the whole family at their autumn-themed, daytime events. Start with Pumpkinland, a free-admission, Halloween display of colorful cartoon characters, scarecrows, a hay slide and more than 10 tons of pumpkins. Then you can meander through […]

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A Taste of Greece Food Festival

St. George Greek Orthodox Church 30 E. Forge Road, Media, PA

Come and get your Greek on! Taste of Greece, the Annual Greek Fall Festival in Media, is back!  Hosted by St. George Greek Orthodox Church, the Greek Food Festival offers authentic, made -from-scratch Greek dishes, pastries, and specialties. The signature lamb shank and hand-carved gyro […]

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Light: Installations by Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA

Experience the dazzling artistry and infinite imagination of artist Bruce Munro in the splendor of Longwood Gardens. Before dusk, explore gardens awash in brilliant blooms and enjoy live music in the Beer Garden. As darkness falls and Light’s eight installations—some with sound, some static, and all beautiful—begin […]

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Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Mount Hope Estate & Winery 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA

On Saturdays and Sundays (and Labor Day Monday), now through October 30, take a journey out to the PA Renaissance Faire and experience the fantasy! A cast of colorfully costumed characters fill the Shire with music, dancing, and more! With a wide variety of stage […]

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Weekend Trolley Tours

Valley Forge National Historical Park 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA

Take a 90-minute guided tour of Valley Forge National Historical Park following the Encampment Tour route. Trolley tours are ADA accessible and depart at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm from the front of the visitor center. Tours are 90 minutes in length and make […]

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Children’s Outdoor Theatre: Robin Hood

Hedgerow Farmhouse 146 W. Rose Valley Road, Rose Valley, PA

Robin Hood, the outlaw of Sherwood Forest, makes his daring return to Hedgerow Theatre in this 45-minute, outdoor performance! Robin Hood, along with his friends Little John, Friar Tuck and Maid Marian, swashbuckle their way into our hearts as they do all the wrong things […]

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Sunday Fun Days at The Farm at Awbury

The Farm at Awbury Arboretum 6336 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA

Every Sunday is a Fun Day at The Farm at Awbury Arboretum! Free family-friendly activities every weekend. See the goats and chickens, take wellness classes, go on farm tours, and get your hands dirty in gardening workshops. The Farm is always free and open to […]

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Friends of Haverford Twp. Library Book Sale

Haverford Township Library 1601 Darby Road, Havertown, PA

Stock up on new-to-you books while supporting the library! Saturday, 9/24 - 10 am–5 pm Sunday, 9/25 - 1–5 pm (bag sale) Saturday, 10/1 - 10 am–5 pm Haverford Township Day (bag sale) Cash, checks, and credit cards will be accepted. Proceeds from the book […]

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Pick-Your-Own at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pick your own fruit or vegetables, or cut your own flowers any day of the week—conditions permitting! You'll be supporting local agriculture, while making lifelong memories! The most up to the minute picking information is posted on the Pick-Your-Own page including crop selection and predicted […]

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Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pumpkinland is open from mid-September through early November and takes center stage at Linvilla Orchards. See piles of pumpkins in all colors, shapes and sizes — over 100 tons on display! Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest […]

Musikgarten Pop-Up Class

The Barn Yard 305 2nd Avenue, #212, Collegeville, PA

Together with the class, you’ll sing, chant, move, dance, listen, and play simple instruments. All activities that bridge the natural connection between music and movement. Lessons features movement activities for coordination, body awareness and control, exploration of space, and instruments such as rhythm sticks, jingles, […]

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Colonial Gardens Pumpkinland, Hayrides & Mazes

Colonial Gardens 745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, PA

Join Colonial Gardens for another year of fall fun for the whole family at their autumn-themed, daytime events. Start with Pumpkinland, a free-admission, Halloween display of colorful cartoon characters, scarecrows, a hay slide and more than 10 tons of pumpkins. Then you can meander through […]

Wiggle & Giggle Dance Party

Newtown Public Library 201 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square, PA

Join Miss Carrie and move and groove to some of her favorite action songs. For ages 0 to 5 with a caregiver. The program lasts about 30 minutes and is limited to 25 people due to movement. Masks optional. Please register and enter the number […]

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Toddler Story Time at Gladwyne Library

Gladwyne Library 362 Righters Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA

It's story time for toddlers! Space is limited to 20 children and one caregiver per family. Please only register your child. Registration is required.

Toddler Nature Crafts with Miss Melody: Bark Owls

Ludington Library 5 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA

Join Ms. Melody in the Large Group Room for a toddler-friendly nature story and craft. Get ready to paint, glue, and create! Projects will be displayed in the “Harvest Moon” Flower Show at Ludington Library, October 20–23 and returned to participants following the show. For […]

Open Play Day

Belmont Hills Library 120 Mary Watersford Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA

School may be closed, but the Belmont Hills Library will be open for play, crafts, and other activities throughout the library. (Masks must be worn for activities taking place in the meeting room).

Encanto (2021 Disney film, PG)

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center 226 N. High Street, West Chester, PA

On Movie Mondays, the Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents some of their favorite movies. Tickets are $5 and include complimentary popcorn—a perfect family night out! This week's film is the Disney hit, Encanto. Upon its release by the Walt Disney Animation Studios creative team, […]

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Pick-Your-Own at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pick your own fruit or vegetables, or cut your own flowers any day of the week—conditions permitting! You'll be supporting local agriculture, while making lifelong memories! The most up to the minute picking information is posted on the Pick-Your-Own page including crop selection and predicted […]

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Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media, PA

Pumpkinland is open from mid-September through early November and takes center stage at Linvilla Orchards. See piles of pumpkins in all colors, shapes and sizes — over 100 tons on display! Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest […]

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Bilingual Story Time & Music Circle

Lulu's Casita Ardmore 6 Cricket Avenue, Ardmore, PA

Come play at Lulu's Casita and join in a mini fiesta and bilingual story time every Tuesday at 10 am. Free with regular admission.

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Indoor Story Time at Middletown Free Library

Middletown Free Library 464 S Old Middletown Road, Media, PA

All ages welcome! Come enjoy Mr. Jason's story time in our new library's children's area! Mr. Jason will help your kids enjoy reading with fun and interesting story time books, singing our ABC's, seasonal songs, and popping bubbles. Afterwards, borrow some books, play with toys, […]

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Trail Tuesdays – Weekly Walks in the Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA

Join the group at Valley Forge National Park Tuesday mornings for a walk in the park! Walks are usually few miles in length and dogs and strollers are welcome. All ages and speeds. The walk is approximately one hour, typically with 5-15 walkers. Come to […]

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Colonial Gardens Pumpkinland, Hayrides & Mazes

Colonial Gardens 745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, PA

Join Colonial Gardens for another year of fall fun for the whole family at their autumn-themed, daytime events. Start with Pumpkinland, a free-admission, Halloween display of colorful cartoon characters, scarecrows, a hay slide and more than 10 tons of pumpkins. Then you can meander through […]

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Outdoor Story Time with Ms. Gwen

Belmont Hills Library 120 Mary Watersford Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Weather permitting, join Miss Gwen for a socially-distanced story time on the library lawn! Bring a beach towel to sit on (or, for those who have difficulty sitting on the ground, feel free to bring a beach chair). Geared towards toddlers, but all ages welcome!

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Penn Wynne Library Books & Blankets

Penn Wynne Library 130 Overbrook Parkway, Wynnewood, PA

It's story time in Penn Wynne Park! Bring a blanket and join Ms. Danielle for silly stories and songs followed by bubble time and stickers! Afterwards, stay and play in the playground. Weather permitting. There will be no story time during heat advisories, rain, snow […]

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After School Club

Swarthmore Public Library 121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Join the After School Club at Swarthmore Library on Tuesday afternoons this fall! Students will craft, play games, and of course, READ! This club is geared for children in grades K–3, although older kids are welcome as well. Younger children must come with a grown up.

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