Special Events


Art & Architecture Tour

Tour focusing on the Center's architecture & the artwork on display. Sat. 10:30 am. Kimmel Center, Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Annual Model Railroad Open House

Interactive train installations, Thomas the Tank Engine, scavenger hunt & more. Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club, 400 S. Main St., Phoenixville.

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The Community League of St. Mary's Lights of Love Lighting of the St. Mary Christmas tree in honor or memory of loved ones. Festive holiday music & light refreshments. St. Mary Medical Center, 1201 Langhorne-Newtown Rd., Langhorne.   12/1. 7 pm.

New Jersey

An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit

Toys & antique holiday items. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404.

Annual Small Business Saturday Shop locally at your favorite Somers Point shops or restaurants to find great deals, meals & unique gifts. Somers Point, 1 W. New Jersey Ave., Somers Point. smallbusinesssaturday.com.   11/28.

Guided Tour of the Emlen Physick Estate Check out 15 of the estate's beautifully restored rooms, then visit the Carriage House gallery to see the current exhibit. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404.   $12; $8 children 3-12.

Historic District Trolley Tour Tour the historic district by trolley & hear tales about the past. Downtown Cape May, Downtown Cape May, Cape May; 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org.   $12; $8 children 3-12.

Holiday Inns Tours Self-guided tour of three Cape May inns. Downtown Cape May, Downtown Cape May, Cape May; 609-884-5404, 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org.   $15; $10 children 3-12. Closes 12/10.

Medford Market Day Medford Market Day is dedicated to the support, growth, and shared success of a vibrant, thriving shopping experience for the greater Medford area community. Street vendors will representing individually owned businesses selling original and hand crafted items, foods, and services will have displays along Main Street to sell their products. Downtown Medford, Main St., Medford.   Closes 12/5.

Physick Family Christmas House Tour Guided tour of the decorated estate. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404.   $12; $8 children 3-12.

Steve Charton Memorial Coffee Table Book Sale Book Sale to Benefit Library. Mount Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mount Laurel.   Closes 11/29.

The History of Inventing in New Jersey Author Linda Barth will talk about some useful, fun, even silly inventions frm New Jersey, including the wonders that came out of Thomas Edison's Invention Factory in Menlo Park. Medford Leas, 1 Medford Leas Way, Medford.   11/28. 11 am-12 pm.

Winery Cellar Tour & Tasting Tasting, tour & introduction to how wine is made. Cape May Winery, 709 Townbank Rd., Cape May.   $20.


Sports Card, Comic Book & Collectible Show

This special event, produced by A2Z Promotions, features approximately 50 tables of the area's finest dealers. Aetna Fire Hall, 400 Ogletown Rd., Newark; 302-983-2636.

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;  Closes 11/29.

Children's museums & attractions

Camden Children's Garden

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

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. Santa's Arrival Celebration. 11/28. 1-4 pm. $6; $5 ages 3-11; free for children 2 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

The Crayola Experience 30 Centre Square, Easton; 610-515-8000. www.crayolaexperience.com. .

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 for children 12 months & under. Tue.-Thu. & Sun. 10 am-3 pm; Fri.-Sat. 10 am-8 pm.

Garden State Discovery Museum 2040 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-1233. www.discoverymuseum.com. Children's Regional Hospital at Cooper Exhibit. 11/27. 9:30-5:30 pm. Dinosaurium. News & Weather. Little Discoveries. Storybook Castle. Down the Shore. Arts & Imagination. $10.95; $9.95 seniors; free for children under 1. May-Sept.: Daily 9:30 am-5:30 pm. Oct.-Apr.: Sun.-Fri. 9:30 am-5:30 pm, Sat. 9:30 am-8:30 pm.

Insectarium 8046 Frankford Ave.; 215-335-9500. www.myinsectarium.com. $7; free for children under 2. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

Kix & Giggles Children's Playground 9356 Old Bustleton Ave.; 215-677-4140. www.kixandgiggles.com. 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. $16; free for members, children under 1. 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 for children under 2. Open daily.

Smith The Kids' Play Place in the Park 3500 Reservoir Dr.; 215-765-4325. smithplayground.org. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-4 pm.