‘Twas the weekend before Halloween, and all through the city (and beyond), there was plenty of family fun to be had…
Join your favorite Sesame Street friends for Halloween fun at The Count’s Spooktacular at Sesame Place all weekend. The weekend features three special Halloween shows, a Halloween Parade, and Elmo’s Silly Bones Spooktacular Dine (reservation required). There will be family friendly Halloween fun for all. Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, on Saturday and Sunday.
UniverSoul Circus returns to Philly with its unique one of a kind blend of music, theater and circus art attractions. The must see show boasts a dynamic set of artist and acts from around the world including Color Me Caribbean, The Wuhan Flying Trapeze, The African Dream and many more. Show times Saturday at noon, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Visit the life sized Lego Kingdom exhibit at Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle. Featuring a giant castle, lookout tower and dragon. Make your own Lego castle in one of the 3 age-specific build areas. Saturday only there is a Build a Gargoyle workshop from 1 to 3 p.m., free with regular admission. Open Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
Explore the Morris Arboretum’s 8th annual Scarecrow Walk on Saturday and Sunday featuring over 35 scarecrows. This years theme “Famous Art & Artists” is sure to dazzle. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite! Open from 10 a/m. to 4 p.m. Free with admission.
The Wagner Free Institute presents Animal Bites this Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Learn fun facts about animal bites and visit with various live animals from the Elmwood Zoo. Activities throughout the event include crafts, presentations and a scavenger hunt. Free-registration encouraged.