Friday, June 16, 2017

Weekend Events June 16 - 18, 2017

Jun. 16 Annual 5 Mile Race 7 p.m. media5milerace.com 

Jun. 16 Delaware Canal Festival in Bristol Borough Lagoon Park 6 - 8:30 p.m. 

Jun. 16 and 17 Pour into Summer Wine Festival on LBI at Beach Haven, N.J.

Jun. 17 The Color Run in Hershey, PA 

Jun. 17 Middletown Parks and Recreation June Trail Walk (approx. 1 hour) in Middleton 10 a.m. led by Dr. Richard Benner. The walk begins at Linvilla Trail Head, call 610.565.2700 ext 241 or 242 to register.

Jun. 17 Public Art Bike Tours: Explore Philly's Outdoor Sculpture 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. See Big Bling on display June  - November 2017. 

Jun. 17 Colonial Game Day at Morgan Log House 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Jun. 17 Secrets and Spies at Valley Forge National Historical Park meet at Washington's Headquarters Train Station 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Jun. 17 Escape Brandywine begins at John Chads House. Additional limited dates June 17, July 8 and July 15.

Jun. 17 Public Archaeology 10:00am-3:00 p.m. Newlin Grist Mill, 219 Cheyney Rd, Glen Mills, PA, Public Archaeology Days invite volunteers to assist professional archaeologists with site excavation, artifact screening and care. Public Archaeology Days currently center on the tail race of the 1704 Grist Mill and the Archive, formerly a mid-eighteenth century general store. No registration required. Free to the public. All ages.

Jun. 17  The Betsy Ross House hosts the 10th annual Stars and Stripes Saturday , from 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. The event features daylong family entertainment, including old-fashioned carnival games in the Betsy Ross House courtyard and non-stop, family-friendly entertainment including juggling and circus acts, a Punch and Judy Puppet show, magic and more. Event is free. Tours of the house $5 for Adults $4 for Children.


Photo credit: MKennedy courtesy Historic Philadelphia, Inc.




Jun. 17 Heinz 45th Birthday and Summer Solstice Festival 5 p.m. at the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge.

Extended through June 18 The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square. 


Photo: J.Fusco for Tianyu courtesy of Historic Philadelphia Inc.


Jun. 18 Father's Day. Pressed for a gift for Dad? Energy.gov is offering a Father's Day Tie Color Book. or you can teach Dad How to Make a Wind Turbine.

Jun. 18 The 15th Annual Foundation for Breast and Prostate Health father's Day Gary Papa Run 10K and 5K. Benjamin Franklin Parkway Registration begins 6:30 a.m. 10k starts at 7:30 a.m. 5K starts at 8 a.m. 5k/1 Mile Fun Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. General Registration $30 Day of Race Registration $35.

Jun. 18 Philly Pride Parade the parade starts at 11:30 a.m. at 13th and Locust.

Jun. 18 Peter Wentz Farm "They Ought to be Men of Abilities" General Washington's Staff 2 p.m.

Jun. 18 - 23 Art Museum Restaurant Week 

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