Last weekend in February so enjoy all the fun to be had in and around Philly including maple sugaring celebrations, celebrations of african culture, and so lots more!
Pancake Breakfast, Maple Sugaring Celebration
Saturday Feb. 25
9am – 1pm
515 Painter Road
Head to Tyler Arboretum this Saturday Feb. 25th for a celebration of Maple Sugaring. Walk through maple-sugaring stations to explore how the tasty topping is turned from sap into syrup. After, satisfy your appetite with an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast. Adults: $12, Children (ages 3-12) $8; children under 3 FREE.
Frogs: A Chorus of Colors
Friday Feb. 24 – Sunday Feb. 26
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Hop into a frog’s world at The Academy of Natural Sciences as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs,create a nighttime frog chorus, spin a zoetrope to see how a frog jumps, and conduct a virtual frog dissection. $13.95
Celebration of African Cultures
Saturday Feb. 25
3260 South St.
The Penn Museum hosts a Celebration of African Cultures on Sat. Feb. 25th from 11am – 4pm. Festivities include modern African dance and traditional African music, an African marketplace, a mancala game station and crafts. Local griots and artists lead guests in an interactive exploration of traditions from across the African continent, set among the museum’s collections and galleries. $15 adults, $10 children.
Passport to Discovery: Darwin Day
Saturday Feb 25 – Sunday Feb 26
11am – 4pm
Garden State Discovery Center
2040 Springdale Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ
Don’t miss Passport to Discovery: Darwin Day at Garden State Discovery Center this weekend with animal-themed crafts and keeper shows. Keeper shows at 12noon and 3pm.$13.95
Maple Sugaring Festival
Saturday Feb 25
300 W Northwestern Ave.
Enjoy a Maple Sugaring Festival on Saturday Feb. 25th at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. This event is ideal for families, scout groups and anyone curious about the maple-sugaring process. Guides take small groups through the woods to see the tapped trees and then watch it.
Saturday Feb. 25 – Sunday Feb. 26
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East
Celebrate freedom with free admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History this weekend (and all month long!). Explore the core exhibition, as well as the original, iconic 1790 letter from George Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode Island. In this letter, the nation’s first president proclaims “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,” underscoring the new nation’s commitment to religious liberty and equality for people of all faiths.” Free.
Free Admission to PAFA
Sunday Feb. 26
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
118-128 North Broad St.
Take advantage of Free Admission to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts on Sunday during World War I and American Art courtesy of the Presenting Sponsors, Exelon Foundation and PECO. Coinciding with the centenary of America’s involvement with the war, World War I and American Art will be the first major exhibition devoted to exploring the ways in which American artists responded to the First World War. Free.