4 family-friendly activities for the weekend

     Here's a look at what's going on this Halloween weekend. (Tracie Van Auken/for NewsWorks)

    Here's a look at what's going on this Halloween weekend. (Tracie Van Auken/for NewsWorks)

    As if Halloween isn’t enough excitement, there are plenty of options for family fun around Philly this weekend. (And here’s our full and updated roundup of Halloween in the Northwest.)

    Friday: Krispy Skremes!

    Head to any Krispy Kreme Donuts dressed in costume and receive a free donut! Customers in costume will be treated to their choice of one free donut. We highly recommend the Ghostbusters donuts. 

    Saturday: Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos

    The Penn Museum will host a celebration for the Day of the Dead on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families will be treated to music and dance, puppetry and storytelling, arts and crafts, and of course, an altar competition. 

    Saturday: Harvest kitchen tour in Chestnut Hill 

    The Center for Enrichment is hosting its third annual fall tour of Chestnut Hill’s spectacular home kitchens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Enjoy cooking demonstrations, conversation and tastings from some of the neighborhood’s most talented chefs and caterers. Tickets are4 f $35; $40 day-of.

    Saturday & Sunday: Live Mermaids at Camden Aquarium

    From Nov. 1 to 9, the world-famous Mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida are swimming up the coast to delight their land-lubbing friends. These mermaids swim with sharks, sting rays & giant turtles. Catch the daily mermaid performances, meet and greets, and even attend a mermaid and pirate ball! 


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