Thankfully, tomorrow is the start of a Four-day weekend for many on the Main Line! Whether you will be spending it at home with family, traveling, or doing some fun things around town, everyone can agree – it’s nice to have a long weekend when it’s feeling like winter might never end!
If you are looking for ideas on how to spend your LONG weekend, look no further! From Winter Festivals, Walking Tours, Museums, Day Camps, and Presidents Day celebrations, our Long Weekend Guide includes a roundup of some of the best local events as well as a few that are road trip worthy!
Presidents Day Weekend The National Constitution Center
Saturday, February 19, to Monday, February 21st
Celebrate the holiday with a variety of in-person and virtual events, exploring Article II of the Constitution, and learning the role of the executive branch, as well as the individuals who have held the office of president throughout American history. Free Admission for the weekend. Details
Harry Potter: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute
Opening Friday, February 18th, the groundbreaking exhibition will celebrate the iconic moments, characters, settings, and beasts as seen in the films and stories of Harry Potter and the Wizarding World using best-in-class immersive design and technology. Details
Through March 20th
Simultaneously staged at the Neon Museum of Philadelphia and The Art Trust at Meridian Bank in West Chester, Neon Currents features large installations, mixed media, and sculpture—showcasing the creative, exciting and inspiring ways neon is used beyond the traditional application of signage. Details
Shop the Philly Vintage Flea
Saturday, February 19th
Philadelphia's top vintage vendors offering men's and women's vintage clothing. Details
Family Fire Pit Festival
Saturday, February 19th
Explore Fort Mifflin and discover unique activities at each of our special fire pits and fire places. Meet a Revolutionary War or Civil War soldier, or listen to a ghost story! Details
TAKE A ROAD TRIP
President's Day Family Camp Weekend
Friday, February 18th – Monday, February 21st
Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime. Plenty of programs to pick from, such as cross-country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, campfire and more! Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner through Monday lunch. Details
Jim Thorpe WinterFest!
Saturday, February 19th- Sunday, February 20th
Featuring live ice carvings, ice bars, live entertainment, train rides, horse drawn carriage rides, food & drink specials, and the famous Mug Walk. Details
Visit the USA's Largest Snow Tubing Park!
Blue Mountain Snow Tubing Park is home to the longest AND fastest lanes in PA! Fly down up to 46 lanes each over 1,000 feet long! Details
WINTER BREAK DAY CAMPS
Club Zoo @ Brandywine Zoo
Friday, February 18th & Monday, February 21st
During winter break, kids ages 4-14 can tour the zoo, meet some animals up close, and have fun with zoo-themed activities! Pre-registration required. Details
Schuylkill Center Day-Off Camp: Excellent Evergreens
Monday, February 21st
Campers will spend the day climbing on limbs, making forts, learning about the different types of evergreens, and even making a tea out of their needles. Details
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Saturday, February 26, 2022
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Valley Forge Educational Services
1777 North Valley Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Don’t miss our Special Kids Camp Expo! With 30+ local camps and summer programs for children and young adults with special needs, we have something for everyone!
- Day and Overnight Camps
- Academic Camps
Extended School Year Programs
- Therapeutic Programs
- Career Exploration Programs
- Community Resources
The Special Kids Camp Expo is free and open to the community. No Registration is Required.
For more information, visit vfes.net/campexpo.
Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES) offers a continuum of educational, recreational and employment-related services for people with disabilities. VFES is committed to helping students and participants develop a strong sense of self-worth to realize their value as contributing members of the community through its two signature programs: The Vanguard School and Adult and Recreation Services (ARS).
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS
Leaders and Legends Black History Month Exhibition
Daily, Saturday, February 6th - Sunday, February 28th
Smith Memorial Playground, Philadelphia
Outdoor exhibition that celebrates inspirational African American leaders who have made momentous, positive change in the fields of activism, arts, business, education, public service and sports and have become a part of North Philadelphia’s history. Details
Sisterhood Sit-In: Trolley Tour
Saturday, February 19th & 26th
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Harriett’s Bookshop, Philadelphia
2-hour trolley tour of five Black women owned businesses, that is the spark for a much larger idea of how to support vulnerable, yet powerful institutions in our communities. RSVP required. Details
Black History Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Sunday, February 20th
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd
Learn about some of the black pioneers, civic leaders and entertainers buried in West Laurel Hill. Hear about the lives of some of those who helped influence Philadelphia and national culture in the 20th century, from musicians like Teddy Pendergrass to civil rights leaders like Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander. Details
The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia
Saturdays (Recurring event)
Independence Visitor Center, Philadelphia
Learn about the history of Black Philadelphia, in the most exciting and fact filled 90-minute adventure offered in Philly. Details
Radnor High School presents MAMA MIA!
Thursday and Friday, March 3rd and 4th 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 5th, 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Radnor High School, Radnor
ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Details
Frozen Jr. Dressy Attire & Champagne Opening Night
February 18th @ 7:00 PM (other dates also available)
SALT Performing Arts at the Theatre at Yellow Springs
The well-loved characters of Disney’s Frozen will come to life on stage, performing all of the films memorable songs! Details
Casablanca – 80th Anniversary Screening
Sunday, February 27th @ 1:30 PM
The Colonial Theater, Phoenixville
Re-watch this classic on the big screen. Details
Matilda the Musical
Friday, March 10th - Sunday, March 12th
Marple Newtown Performing Arts Center
Enjoy the story of an extraordinary little girl with extraordinary powers as it unfolds on stage! Details
KEEP WARM, AND RUN!
Cupid’s Undie Run
Saturday, February 19th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Xfinity Live, Philadelphia
Lace up for this “brief” fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG party. Best part is, it’s all to fundraise for NF research through the Children’s Tumor Foundation! Details
Cabbage & Stout 5K
Saturday, March 12th, 9:00 AM
Stove and Tap, West Chester
Irish themed 5K for St Paddy’s Day Weekend in the Borough of West Chester! The race finishes at Stove and Tap Restaurant for a fun post-race party! Great Swag, Beer and Food! Details
Conshohocken St. Paddy’s Day 5K Classic!
Saturday, March 12th, 9:00 AM
Conshohocken Fire Co #2, Conshohocken
Before the Conshy St. Patrick’s Day parade, run the 9th Annual 5K classic to raise funds for Conshohocken Fire Co. #2 and Philadelphia Distance Run Scholarship Fund. Prizes for Overall, Age Groups and Best Costume will be given. Post-race, join the St. Patrick’s Day party at the Boathouse, and watch the parade! Details
Shake Your Shamrock Run!
Sunday, March 13th, 10:45 AM
Peddlers Village, New Hope
Get ready to SHAKE YOUR SHAMROCK at the area's BEST St. Patrick's Day party featuring an 8K, 5K, Little Leprechaun 1/2 Mile Kid's Run & Pot o' Gold 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk! Details
FOR THE LOVE OF ANIMALS
Saturdays in February
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Valley Green (Wissahickon Park), Philadelphia
Like hiking? Love goats? Then you will love this 30-minute hike that takes rescued farm goats throughout the park. Space is limited to 14 people per hike so that you all get a chance to walk and snuggle with a new friend! Registration required. Details
Saturday, February 19th
9:30AM – 11:00 AM (recurring)
Garrett Williamson Barn
Explore the farm and self-guided activities including engaging with sheep, alpacas, horses, chickens, goats and pigs! Details
DRINKS, DINNERS & DESSERTS
Sunday, February 27th, 2:00 PM
Xfinity Live! Philadelphia
Enjoy unlimited samplings of 100+ great beers from 75+ breweries in your own custom stein, access to all venues, specialty beers including hard ciders, stout & porters, live DJs, amazing bands, super-fun contests, outdoor fire pits, games, activities, prizes and giveaways! Details
Chocolate Winter Week
Sunday, February 20th - Sunday, February 27th, Times Vary
In honor of February, the unofficial month of chocolate, this is the week to celebrate all things chocolate! Live demos, activities and specials at the outlets, where almost everything will be chocolate-related and will satisfy your sweet tooth! Details
West Chester’s Restaurant Week
Sunday, February 27th – Sunday, March 6th
Downtown West Chester, West Chester
Visit your favorite restaurants to enjoy special multi-course prix fixe menus that will be featured just for the week! Details
Fashion Funds the Cure
Saturday, March 5th @ 1:00 PM
King of Prussia Mall (Bloomingdale Court), King of Prussia
Show your support for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation while enjoying high fashion, delicious food, cocktails and a silent auction. Details
What the Main Line is talking about!
Lots to love on the Main Line this month, from a new Serena & Lily storefront to a soon-to-open taqueria by Jose Garces to an aptly named bar in West Chester…and more!
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The Baldwin School develops bright, talented girls into confident, accomplished women with vision, global understanding and the determination to make enduring contributions to the world.
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Stoga Theatre's Spring Musical: Anastasia
March 2, 3, 4, and 5 - 7 pm; Saturday matinee on March 5 at 2pm
Conestoga High School, Hobson C. Wagner Auditorium
This dazzling show transports its audience from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family.
As America’s Oldest Auction House, Freeman’s is always welcoming consignments and available to assist with your collecting needs.
Looking for a fun, active, stress-relieving winter activity? Try dancing! Small class sizes. Couples and singles welcome.
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