Special Events


2012 Philadelphia Wine Festival

Tasting event featuring hundreds of wines from around the world & signature dishes from top area restaurants. Lincoln Financial Field, 3501 S. Broad St.

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. $125-$225. 5/5. 5-9 pm.

Connecting the Dots Local environmental organizations set up booths at the weekly farmer's market. Rittenhouse Square, 1800 Walnut St. 5/5. 10 am-1 pm.

Decorate-a-Cupcake Fridays Bakery provides chocolate & vanilla cupcakes, icing & all the toppings to make your own cupcake. Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor, 8126 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-7374. Donations accepted; free 12 and under. Closes 5/25.

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.

The Haunted Philadelphia Scavenger Hunt Visit ghost-plagued buildings & secret cemeteries while learning the stories of the restless souls you might disturb. Washington Square Park, 7th St.; 877-9GO-HUNT. www.watsonadventures.com/. $22.50. 5/5. 7:30 pm.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Collegeville Farmers' Market

Fresh produce, baked items, local wines, crafts & more. Main St., Collegeville. collegeville farmersmarket.org.

Lag B'Omer Community Fair For the family. Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd., Morrisville. 5/10. 5-8 pm.

World War II Weekend There will be reenactments, live music, camp set-ups, restored vehicles, vendors, food, and more to honor World War II. Graeme Park, 859 County Line Rd., Horsham; 215-343-0965. $6-$10. Closes 5/6.

New Jersey

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.


Iron Hill Museum Archaeology Festival

Iron Hill Museum, 1355 Old Baltimore Pike, Christiana. Included in admission. 5/6. Noon-4 pm.

Kid's Stuff

Children's events

Come Play With Us

Parents and babies 9-17 months. Milton & Betty Katz JCC, 501 N. Jerome Ave., Margate City. Closes 5/24.

Kid Support for People Impacted by Cancer Group for children who have cancer or family members or friends with cancer. Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia (formerly the Wellness Community of Philadelphia), 4100 Chamounix Dr.; Reservations required: 215-879-7733. Closes 5/31.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

3 Riverside Dr., Camden; 856-365-8733.

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. $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. Cinco de Mayo Celebration. 5/5. 9:30-5:30 pm. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 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. City Capers. Flight Fantasy. Roadside Attractions. River Adventures. Wonderland. Centennial Exploration. Liberty Arm & Torch. Woodside Park Dentzel Carousel. ShopRite Supermarket Exhibit. Space Station. $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. Open Fri-Sun.

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