Activities in Swarthmore, Wallingford & Media this weekend- September 7th – 9th, 2012!

Pumpkinland is open at Linvilla Orchards!

Please be sure to check out this week’s issue of The Swarthmorean newspaper for more activities as well as info about this year’s Swarthmore Historic House Tour (sponsored by D. Patrick Welsh Real Estate, Fine Garden Creations & King Automotive). The front page also issues a stirring call to arms in the battle against pediatric cancer by Jennifer Lentz to honor the life of her son, Joseph.  Please be sure to join JOSEPH’S STATION on September 30th for the annual Four Seasons Parkway 2012 Run (5K)/Walk (2K) to benefit pediatric oncology at C.H.O.P.! Visit for more info or to register or donate!


First Friday in Swarthmore!  Join the community for food, fun, music and more from 5-8pm!  Shops will be open late to make it a special night for your family!

“Deathtrap” at Hedgerow Theatre!  The reviews are in and they are raving about the productions of this Tony-nominated comic thriller by Ira Levin!  And we must be supportive as there is a performer from Swarthmore!  Tickets are $25-$32.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!


Farmers Market in Swarthmore!  Fresh food and good company – 9:30am-1:30pm in the municipal lot!

The Dog Swim at Swarthmore Swim Club!  Heat relief and exercise for your furry friends! Small dogs (under 40lbs) are welcome from 9-9:45am, big dogs (over 40lbs) from 10-10:45 and 11-11:45am at the pool! 610.544.5655 for info!

Rutledge Community Yard Sale!  Explore the historic Borough on foot while browsing through treasures!  All morning!

“The Little Mermaid” at Hedgerow!  A romping musical adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen tale. Tickets are 11am $11 for grown-ups, $9 for kids!  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

Take a tour of the Leiper House with a guide to show you all the details of this 1785 house on the National Register of Historic Places! 521 Avondale Road in Wallingford.  Call 610-566-6365 for more info!


Veggie Produce Drop-off from 12-2pm every Sunday in August at the Swarthmore Community Garden parking lot (corner of Harvard & Yale).  Don’t let your crop go to waste!  Bring your extra garden veggies for donation to Chester Eastside Ministries!

Pumpkinland at Linvilla is open!  Visit the giant scarecrows, choose pumpkins and decor, sip cold cider and get into the fall spirit!  Hayrides to pick your own fruit & veg, farm animals to feed, a gigantic playground…what more could you want?  No entry charge but you won’t be able to resist the gorgeous and reasonably priced produce!  Visit for more info!


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