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2013 Hayrides, Pumpkin Patches and all Fall Fun in the Philly Area

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It’s fall time and that means it’s pumpkin and hayride season! Here’s a listing of different events at local area farms and pumpkin patches. Don’t miss the fall fun! There’s plenty of affordable activities for the whole family.

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Linvilla Orchard | linvilla.com
137 West Knowlton Road, Media, PA 19063
Pumpkinland Harvest Festival – Enjoy a hayride through the fields and see the colorful, changing leaves on the orchard trees. Pick as many apples as you can carry. Then run with the kids through the straw bale maze, fling apples using Linvilla’s giant slingshot, take a Hayride to the Witches House and stay warm toasting marshmallows by a crackling bonfire.
Cost: Harvest Hayrides $6, Train Rides $3, Pony Rides $7, Facepainting $6+, Straw Bale/Corn Maze $4 each/$6 both, Autumn Moon Hayrides $7.50, Hayrides to the Witches House $9

Shady Brook Farms | shadybrookfarm.com
31 Stony Hill Road, Morrisville, PA 19067
Fall Fest – Fall Fun is NOW In Season at Shady Brook Farm! Bring the family for a day of fun down on the Farm! Enjoy wagon rides, pick-your-own pumpkins (and apples on select days), GIANT corn maze, Inflatable attractions and lots more!  Come for the day, stay through the night!
Cost: $15 includes all activities

Styer Orchard | styerorchard.com
97 Styer Ln, Langhorne, PA 19047
Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze are currently running every day from 9 to 5 and weekends from 9 to 6. Pumpkin Painting and The Castle Bouncer are now open on weekends. Spider Web Alley is free and open daily.
Cost: Corn Maze is free for children under 3, $2 for kids 3 to 12, $3 for ages 12 and up. And enjoy the free hayride that takes you to the entrance.

Merrymead Farm | merrymead.com
2222 Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, Pennsylvania 19446
Fall Harvest Day Weekends are held every Saturday and Sunday during the month of October. Enjoy Scenic Tractor Hayrides Around the Farm, Wagon Rides for Children, 700 Ft. cornstalk Tunnel, Children’s Games, Pumpkin Painting, Inflatable’s, Harvest Slinger, Farm Animals, 5 Acre Cornfield Maze and more. Public Weekday Hayrides are every week in October: Tuesday through Friday 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Cost: Tickets are $0.75 each. Family Special Pack: 30 Tickets for $20.00

Johnson’s Corner Farm | johnsonsfarm.com
133 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Fall Festival Weekends include Live Music, Cornstalk Maze, Moon Bounce, Pumpkin Picking Hayrides, and our Food Tent, which serves up tasty selections from the grill. There is also gourd picking and apple picking when available. Our Harvest Gift Shop, Animal Farm, and Discovery Barnyard are also popular destinations on a beautiful Fall day.
Cost: Hayrides $3.75, Discovery Barnyard & Animal Farm $7.50 per child, $3.75 per adult or teenager, Moon bounce $3.75, Corn Maze: $3.75 Pick your own apples: $1.89/lb

Springdale Farms | springdalefarms.com
1638 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Corn Maze – Ride the Rails to Springdale Station! Learn about trains, trains, trains in this railroad theme maze adventure. Throughout the pathways of our maze, you will find pictures, clues, and games to make this learning process FUN!
Cost: Adults (Age 13+) $10.00 Plus tax, Youths (Age 4-12) $8.50 Plus tax

Milky Way Farm | milkywayfarm.com
521 East Uwchlan Avenue, Chester Springs, PA 19425
Fall Harvest – On the October weekends, the farm is open from 10am-5pm, and free hayrides run continuously to take visitors to the pumpkin patch. An easy walking path is also available for those who choose to stroll to the patch. Weekend visitors enjoy our young farm animals, farm fresh ice cream and other products.
Cost: Hayrides are Free, Pay as you go

Indian Acres Tree Farm | indianacrestreefarm.com
111 Tuckerton Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Pumpkin Picking & Fall Fun – Come out to Indian Acres Farms this fall for Pumpkin Picking Wagon rides, Barrel Train Rides, Bouncy Playground, Hoppity Hop Race Track, Zip Line, Rock Climbing Wall, Giant Pillow Bounce, Live Music, Pony Rides, Face Painting and more!
Cost: Playground is free, Activities are $4-$5

Snipes Farm | snipesfarm.com
890 West Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA 19067
Fall Harvest weekends include the Land of Scarecrows, hayrides to the pick-your-own pumpkin patch and apple orchard, the five acre Corn Maze, the labyrinth walk, children’s wooden maze, Halloween Hollow playground, Ol’ Time Farm Museum, face painting, pumpkin painting and live barnyard animals. Enjoy live music on October weekend days.
Cost: General Admission $7.50 (includes the Land of Scarecrows, hayride, the labyrinth walk, children’s wooden maze, Halloween Hollow playground, live music, the Ol’ Time Farm Museum and live barnyard animals), Harvest Package $13 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under (Combines all activities included in the general admission plus entrance to the Corn Maze)

None Such Farm | nonesuchfarms.com
4493 York Road, Buckingham, PA 18912
Pumpkin Festival – Don’t miss the annual Pumpkin Festival on None Such Farm! The festival has been running for over 15 years. It has changed over the years, but one thing remains the same, it is still a fun day on the farm. The Pumpkin Festival runs weekends in October, 10 am to 4 pm. Pig roasts every weekend during the festival.
Cost: Admission is Free

Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch | sleepyhollowpumpkinpatch.com
881 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940
Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch – In addition to the pumpkin patch hayrides, there are lots of other activities for your family to enjoy. Kids can take a pony ride, or play on any of the inflatable attractions. Come try your hand panning for treasure, or see if you can hit your target with the corn cannon. Venture through the corn maze. The perfect place to spend an autumn afternoon!
Cost: Hayrides $2, Any Pumpkin $5, Hayride, Pumpkin & Corn Maze Deal $10

Hellerick’s Family Farm | hellericksfarm.com
5500 Easton Rd Doylestown, PA 18902
Bring your family and friends the Fall Harvest Festival and enjoy a great day of fun on the farm. Admission includes exciting activities for children and adults of all ages: Get Lost in the award winning 5-Acre Corn Maze, play and explore in Adventure Farm Fun Area, relax on a Hayride, enjoy Animal Attractions and you even get to go to the Pumpkin Patch!
Cost: General Admission Monday-Friday $8.95 per person, Saturday –Sunday $11.95 per person

The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place | sesameplace.com
100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA 19047
The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular – Visit Sesame Place during its month long celebration of Halloween—The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular. Sesame Place will be transformed into a not-too-spooky Halloween haven featuring two themed mazes, a character hayride, three Halloween shows and everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends dressed in their Halloween attire.
Cost: $40.99

For these events and more please be sure to visit my Events Calendar.

Giveaway: DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek The Musical Deluxe Edition Blu-ray™ + DVD

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Bring the magic of Broadway home with the Tony Award-Winning musical starring everyone’s favorite ogre, SHREK. Shrek The Musical Blu-ray/DVD is coming to your home on Blu-ray/DVD on October 15!

A portion of Shrek The Musical Blu-ray and DVD sales is going towards the National Association for Music Education to help save music and the arts in public schools.

Shrek The Musical tells the story of a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t only found in fairy tales.
The musical is based on the story and characters from William Steig’s book Shrek!, as well as the DreamWorks Animation film and features a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize® winner, David Lindsay-Abaire, music by Olivier Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and is directed by Tony Award® nominee Jason Moore. Shrek The Musical is produced by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions, Ltd.

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Free: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at The Barnes Foundation and National Constitution Center on Sunday

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This Sunday, Oct. 6th 2013 celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month for FREE at The Barnes Foundation and National Constitution Center all day!

PECO and the Barnes Foundation continue the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the contributions of Hispanic artists and celebrating the history, music and traditions of Latinos across the globe with October’s PECO Free First Sundays at the Barnes.

Along with free admission to the Barnes, visitors will enjoy the following programming:

  • 2-3:30pm: A roundtable discussion with photographer Obed Arango Hisijara; printmaker, Jose Ortiz Pagan; and painter Marta Sanchez on how their communities have impacted their art.
  • 3:30-4pm: A performance by Artístas y Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA).
  • 4:15-4:45pm: A conversation on the ‘art’ of Salsa, followed by a performance from Estilo Dance Studio.

Enjoy FREE admission to the National Constitution Center, courtesy of the museum’s 2013 Diversity sponsor, PwC LLP. National Constitution Center celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with daily programs that pay tribute to the achievements, leadership, and influence of Hispanic Americans throughout U.S. history. On view for a limited time only in the museum’s main exhibition are special artifacts that illuminate the story of Hispanic Americans including the Bible that Chief Justice John Roberts used to swear-in Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and the March 1979 Yale Law Journal that contains Sotomayor’s “Statehood and the Equal Footing Doctrine: The Case for Puerto Rican Seabed Rights” review.

Additional Hispanic Heritage Month highlights include:

Paving New Ground Show
Program times vary; check the visitor guide upon arrival
The interactive Paving New Ground show inside the museum’s main exhibition, The Story of We the People, examines the lives of notable Hispanic Americans including Oscar Hijuelos and Jaime Escalante—providing insight into the struggles they faced and the rights they secured for all citizens. Their inspiring stories reveal how one individual’s civic actions can impact a nation.

Hispanic Heritage Tour
Program times vary; check the visitor guide upon arrival
Led by the National Constitution Center’s education staff inside the museum’s main exhibition, The Story of We the People, the Hispanic Heritage Tour will highlight individuals from the popular American National Tree exhibit—including Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Casimiro Barela—as well as artifacts representing Cesar Chavez and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Giant Board Game
Game times vary; check the visitor guide upon arrival
At the National Constitution Center’s giant board game in the Grand Hall Lobby, visitors can test their knowledge of influential Hispanic Americans while competing to see who can make it to the finish first! Participants serve as game pieces as they roll the giant dice, answer questions, and work their way across the board to the finish line.

Deal: Save $7 on your purchase of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Blu-ray Combo Pack

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Save $7 on your purchase of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Blu-ray Combo Pack from ScottBrand.com HERE. Walmart currently has it on sale this week for $19.96 making it only $12.96!

The Disney classic that gave voice to a whole generation.

The Little Mermaid, one of the most celebrated animated films of all time, is now spectacularly transformed for the first time on Blu-ray, with an all-new state-of-the-art digitally restored picture and brilliant high-definition sound!

Venture under the sea where Ariel, a free-spirited mermaid princess, longs to be part of the human world. After bravely striking a bargain with Ursula, a sneaky sea witch, Ariel embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. With Flounder and Sebastian at her side, Ariel will need all of her courage and determination to make things right in both her worlds.

At Disney Movie Rewards, you’ll get rewarded for enjoying Disney movies. Earn points for cool rewards like Disney Blu-rays, DVDs and movie admission; get member coupons and offers; and access sweepstakes and gifts. It’s free and easy to join. It’s Disney’s way of saying, “Thanks!”

Coupon valid in store October 1–4, 2013. Limit two printed coupons per computer. Other restrictions apply.

Deal: Save BIG on Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert in Philly, Hershey & Reading

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The Fresh Beat Band is back! and will be LIVE in Concert for 3 Area Appearances!

Save BIG on these shows:

  • Hershey – $20 for Upper-Level Seating on December 4 at 6:30 p.m. (Up to $41.40 Value) at the Giant Center HERE.
  • Greater Philadelphia Area – $25 for 200-Level Seating on Friday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m. (Up to $52 Value) at the Susquehanna Bank Center HERE.
  • Reading – $20 for 100-Level Reserved Seating on Sunday, December 8 at 5:30 p.m. (Up to $38.95 Value) at the Sovereign Center HERE.

Hurry these offers end Tuesday, October 8th, 2013.

For more info on Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert, please visit FreshBeatBandLive.com

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Deal: Save Big on Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate at Wells Fargo Center

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Disney on Ice returns to the Wells Fargo Center this holiday with Disney On Ice: Let’s Celebrate starting Thursday, December 26th through Sunday, January 5th!

It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. Come join the party when this spectacular ice show visits your hometown!

Regular price tickets are available now and start at $28. To purchase ticket and for more info please visit WellsFargoPhilly.com

SAVE $10 on select tickets (upper through lower) with tickets starting at only $18 with special promo code BLOG. Just click HERE and use coupon code BLOG for discount tickets!

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Also, save even more on Family Day at Disney on Ice on New Year’s Day, Jan 1st at 2pm with $15 tickets (upper through lower level)! Just click HERE.

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Event: Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert coming to Philly, Hershey & Reading

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You’ve seen the Fresh Beat Band on NickJR, now see them LIVE! The Fresh Beat Band is back! and will be LIVE in Concert for 3 Area Appearances!

  • Wednesday, December 4th at the Giant Center (Hershey)
  • Friday, December 6th at the Susquehanna Bank Center (Greater Philadelphia Area)
  • Sunday, December 8th at the Sovereign Center (Reading)

Tickets, including Family 4-Packs and VIP packages for all shows are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com

For more info on Fresh Beat Band Live in Concert, please visit FreshBeatBandLive.com

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Giveaway: 2 Tickets Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

tbtw 2013 Terror Behind the Walls, America’s largest haunted house, is located inside the massive castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA. Now in its 22nd year, Terror Behind the Walls is consistently ranked among the top 10 haunted attractions in the country. In 2013, Terror Behind the Walls runs on select evenings from September 20 through November 9. Terror Behind the Walls is located inside Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia, PA. Advanced ticket sales for Terror Behind the Walls are available now at easternstate.org/buynow.

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Giveaway: The Croods Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Deluxe Edition with Plush Toy

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The Blu-ray™ and DVD are chock full of fun bonus material that will bring the vibrant, amazing world of THE CROODS home for the whole family to enjoy. The perfect treat for kids of all ages, THE CROODS Blu-ray™ and DVD comes with a lovable Belt plush toy for a limited time only. Join the Croods on the journey of a lifetime in the epic comedy-adventure. When their cave is destroyed, the Croods set out to explore a spectacular landscape filled with fantastic creatures, strange surprises…and a whole new world of adventure! As they begin to conquer their fear of the outside world, they discover that they have exactly what it takes to survive – each other.

The purchase of the Blu-ray™ or DVD unlocks additional content on THE CROODS Coloring App, which allows children to color their favorite characters and scenes from the film, add text and voice to the story, and then share their storybook on their TVs at home. Also on the Blu-ray™, families can join Guy, Eep and Belt as they introduce the crazy “Croodaceous Creatures” – the striking and unique animals from the film – and much more. And for a limited time only, any purchase of the Blu-ray™ or DVD comes with a lovable Belt toy! Dun Dun Dahhh!

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Giveaway: Family 4-Pack to Woodmere Art Museum’s Straw Maze

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Grab your invisibility cloak and climb inside the walls of the straw maze to explore a world of magic and adventure. Discover Dumbledore’s powers as you make your way through the legendary Deathly Hallows of Harry Potter’s world. This installation sculpture made from massive straw bales is designed by architect and designer Peter Brown.

Families welcome! Ages 4-11 with adult: $8 per child($6 members); $20 ($18 members) for families of three or more. Multiple weekend passes are available.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Entrance to the Museum is free to parents and guardians whose children participate in the family event.

Hours

September 20 – November 3

Fridays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sundays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Weekly Art-Making Activities

Fridays, 6:00-7:00 pm
Free with ticket to Straw Maze

Saturdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Free with ticket to Straw Maze

October 4, 5: Make Broomstick Bookmarks
October 11, 12: Make a Magic Eye like Mad Eye Moody
October 18, 19*: Cloaks of Invisibility and Marauder Mapmaking plus Treats from the Trolley
October 25, 26: Mask Making Workshop and Pumpkin Painting

* October 18/19 is Harry Potter weekend in Chestnut Hill

For more info please visit WoodmereArtMuseum.org

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