Activities in Swarthmore, Wallingford & Media this weekend, October 5th-7th!

Please be sure to check out this week’s issue of The Swarthmorean newspaper for more activities as well as a wonderful article about how the Swarthmore Co-op began its tradition of bringing fresh produce to our town!  Did you know that our small town weekly newspaper (one of only a handful left in the nation) has subscriptions available for only $33/per YEAR? If you would like to have access to news that is important to our town as well as funny letters to the editor, town hall meeting notes,etc. please be sure to reach out to Beth Gross at 610.543.0900 or stop by the beautiful new offices at 112 Park Avenue!  (Stop by and say hello to me at 16 Park on your way!)


First Friday in Swarthmore!  Visit downtown Swarthmore this evening!  Merchants will be open late so you can shop, eat, drink, and enjoy the live music with your community! 5-8pm Fun for all ages!

“Hairspray” at Media Theatre  Come out and enjoy the Tony award winning musical  all about being yourself (even if yourself is a bit of a misfit with a great big hairdo!) Call 610.891.0100 or visit for tickets!

“Bunnicula” at the Players Club!   Based on the beloved rabbit tale of mystery by Deborah and James Howe, this musical promises to be fun for everyone!  I will be there opening night (tonight) with my very eager 5 year old to see his first chapter book come to life!!! Call 610.328.4270 or visit for info! Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children – 7pm curtain!


Cinderella’s Princesses & Wizards Costume Party (the musical) 11am Saturdays through November 24th–  All the classic fairytale characters pretend to travel around the world using teamwork and their imaginations!  Adults $11, kids $9.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

The Crucifer of Blood 8pm Tony award-winning play by Paul Giovanni based on a Sherlock Holmes novel! Tickets $25-32.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

Free Workshop on Invasive Plants 9am-12noon (rain date 10/13) Wear boots or work shoes and prepare to get your hands dirty at this outdoor event hosted by Dr. Roger Latham  Meet at the Saul Wildlife Sanctuary behind the Old Mill in Rose Valley.  610.627.1052 for more info!


The Crucifer of Blood 2pm Tony award-winning play by Paul Giovanni based on a Sherlock Holmes novel! Tickets $25-32.  Call 610.565.4211 or visit for more info!

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!

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!


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