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Summer Solstice

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Celebrate the longest day of the year and the kickoff to summer! Did you know that on summer solstice the sun makes its longest journey across the sky making it the longest day of the year? This day has been celebrated by many cultures throughout history and marks the beginning of summer! Join us on Riverbend’s preserve for summer fun! We’ll have a wine garden for the adults, activities for the kids, fresh Philly pretzels, delicious water ice, a blazing bonfire with s’mores, and live music! Groups are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair and pack their own

$35
Event Series Twilight on the Terrace

Twilight on the Terrace

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Unwind from the week with a bite to eat while enjoying live music on the terrace and evening access to the gardens. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase. Lineup, details, and more at mtcubacenter.org/twilight. Included with garden admission and free for members. Advanced registration is not required. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, May 17, 2024 (Rain Date: Following Friday). Music by Jason Ager & the Golden Eagles

INCLUDED WITH GARDEN ADMISSION

Midsommarfest

American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadeplhia, PA, United States

Join us on June 22nd for ASHM’s Midsommarfest! Midsommar is one of Sweden’s most important holidays and a day to rejoice in the coming of summer at a time when daylight is at its longest. Following tradition, Swedes decorate with greenery and flowers as they sing songs and dance around the maypole, celebrating the start of the summer with family and friends. Hoist the maypole at ASHM’s Midsommarfest this year! The event is fun for the entire family with traditional Swedish food, live music provided by the Last Chance duo, and games and activities. Flower crowns and refreshments will be

$10

Kayak on the Schuylkill this summer

Dragon Boat Dock 1233 MLK Drive, Philadelphia, United States

FREE BOATING ADVENTURES ON THE SCHUYLKILL RIVER with LandHealth Institute We’re thrilled to be offering a whole boat load of opportunities to get on the river this summer from a variety of launching points. Whether you’ve never kayaked before or you’re a seasoned paddler, come on out and help us break in our brand new fleet of kayaks! This city was built to hug the rivers but most of us never get a chance to get on. All ages welcome! No registration is needed for our Dragon Dock dates listed here. To launch from our other two locations, find out

Free

Kids Create (July)

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Join us for an afternoon of nature, artmaking, and fun! Mt. Cuba partners with award-winning folk artist, Eunice LaFate, to lead a unique children’s art program in the gardens. Kids will create a mural from natural materials and go home with their own painting. This program is intended for ages 4 to 12. Art supplies provided. Included with garden admission, advance registration required. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Saturday, July 13, 2024 (Rain Date: Saturday, July 20).

Included with garden admission, advance registration needed.

Free Craft Fair and Textile Family Day

American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadeplhia, PA, United States

Join us for a free Craft Fair and Family Day at the American Swedish Historical Museum! Inspired by the textiles of the Swedish Folk Weavings exhibition, vendors will demonstrate and sell their handcrafts of all kinds in our craft fair held in our outdoor tent. Light lunch fare, snacks, and baked goods will also be available for purchase. Bring your family and try out different textile crafts like stitching and weaving through fun activities in our galleries and check out brand new craft kits available in the Museum Shop! If your family has never visited the American Swedish Historical Museum

Free
Event Series Twilight on the Terrace

Twilight on the Terrace

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Unwind from the week with a bite to eat while enjoying live music on the terrace and evening access to the gardens. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase. Lineup, details, and more at mtcubacenter.org/twilight. Included with garden admission and free for members. Advanced registration is not required. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, May 17, 2024 (Rain Date: Following Friday). Music by Jason Ager & the Golden Eagles

INCLUDED WITH GARDEN ADMISSION

Event Series Twilight on the Terrace

Twilight on the Terrace

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Unwind from the week with a bite to eat while enjoying live music on the terrace and evening access to the gardens. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase. Lineup, details, and more at mtcubacenter.org/twilight. Included with garden admission and free for members. Advanced registration is not required. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, May 17, 2024 (Rain Date: Following Friday). Music by Jason Ager & the Golden Eagles

INCLUDED WITH GARDEN ADMISSION