Oct. 13 Open Investigating Evening at Ft. Mifflin 7 p.m.
Oct. 13 - 15 Taste! Philadelphia at the Valley Forge Casino.
Oct. 13 Saturday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 28 Lantern Ghost Tours 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Newtown Square, PA) The Colonial Plantation, one of the most haunted properties in Delaware County, invites you to an evening of strange sounds, squeaky doors, and ghostly stories. Relive 300 years of the area’s most mysterious, scary and true tales of terror. Start by following the torch lit path and discover the strange and inexplicable ways that colonists treated their dead. Tour the wagon barn and farmhouse to hear a story in each room that will tell of bizarre events from times long past. Indulge in the mysterious arts of colonial divination. For the first time ever for the public, the Plantation’s farmhouse basement will provide the backdrop for one particularly horrific story. To find the Plantation, please use GPS address 3900 North Sandy Flash Drive, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Attendees should plan to bring a flashlight and expect loud sounds and sudden scares. This is a walking tour; please contact us ahead of time if there are mobility concerns, and wear sturdy shoes. Event is rain or shine, and tickets will only be available through pre-registration. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Oct. 14 Town Talk Flea Market at Governor Printz Park in Tinicum 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 14 Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia "Explore the Circuit" event at the newly opened Chester Creek Trail. 1 - 4 p.m.
Oct. 14 Learn about the History of Motown from Jon Turk at Marple Pubic Library 2599 Sproul Road, a lecture and a performance 2 p.m. a one hour program. Pre-registration is required, call or visit the library.
Oct. 14 Fall Foraging: A Nature and History Walk at Newlin Grist Mill Members $5 Non-members $7. Pre-registration required. Call 610.459.2359.
Oct. 14 Rose Valley Stewardship 9 a.m. to noon. Nature enthusiasts are invited to meet at Long Point Wildlife Sanctuary off E. Knowlton Road along Long Point Lane. Volunteers will restore degraded biodiversity by removing invasive vegetation and replacing it with native plants.
Oct. 14 The Great Horned Owl with Pam Dimelar at Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County, 20 Paper Mill Road, Smedley Park, Springfield. 10 a.m. to noon.
Oct. 14 Coaches vs Cancer 5K Joe King and Dave Remshard Memorial at Governor Printz Park in Essington. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.