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Newtown Square Calendar of Events

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October 2021

September 24 – October 30
Pumpkinland and Farm Market
@Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd, Media
Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest season, featuring local history and some of the many stories of pumpkins and apples. Choose from piles of pumpkins in all colors, shapes and sizes — over 100 tons on display! Find a huge selection of straw bales, corn shocks, toys and fall decorations of all kinds. Tickets required for daytime activities as well as the evening Autumn Moon, Harvest, and Witch’s Hayrides to help better accommodate the number of visitors throughout the day. Tickets are required for ages 1 and older.
Time: Sun.–Thurs. 8am–8pm; Fri.–Sat. 8am–9pm
Cost: See website for information on prices for activities

Mondays and Fridays October 4 – November 19
Marple Library’s Fall Outdoor Storytime
@Veterans Memorial Park
Lawrence Rd, Broomall
Join us under the gazebo for stories, songs, rhymes and fun. Recommended for ages 5 and under but all are welcome.
Time: 10am
Cost: FREE

Saturdays in October
Art at The Square Tavern
Goshen & Newtown Street Roads
A variety of rotating art displays by local artists, exhibitions and activities.
Time: 11am – 5pm
Cost: FREE (donations accepted!)

Sat. October 9
@Marple Newtown High School
120 Media Line Rd, Newtown Square
Come support Marple Newtown High School and a dozen other local high school marching bands as they compete in an energetic display of music and marching ability. Food, drink and desserts will be available.
Time: 12pm
Cost: $10
Tickets available at the door.

Sun. October 10
Clover Market
@Bryn Mawr Train Station Parking Lot
7 N. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr
Stroll through the market and shop a wide range of handmade and vintage items. In addition, there will be live music, kid’s crafts, food trucks and more.
Time: 10am–4pm
Cost: FREE

Sat. October 16 (Rain Date: Sat. October 23)
Harvest Festival
@Garrett Williamson
395 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square
An afternoon of fun for the whole family! Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin decorating, barn tours, children’s activities, garden tours, nature hikes and select seasonal vendors.
Time: 11am–3pm
Cost: FREE

Sat. October 16th and Sat. October 23rd
Lantern Ghost Tours
@Colonial Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park
3900 N. Sandy Flash Dr, Newtown Square
The Colonial Plantation, one of the most haunted properties in Delaware County, invites you to an evening of strange sounds, squeaky doors, and ghostly stories. Relive 300 years of the area’s most mysterious, scary and true tales of terror. Start by following the torch lit path and discover the strange and inexplicable ways that colonists treated their dead. Due to the graphic nature of some stories, we will not allow anyone under the age of 10 will be permitted to attend. Recommend for ages 12 and up. Please bring a flashlight.
Time: 6:30–8:30pm Tours last approximately 1.5 hours and start every 30 minutes.
Cost: $12 for members; $15 for non-members

Sat. October 23
Join us for our biggest event of the year! Walk or run in our unique dog-friendly 5K with your four-legged best friend or a shelter dog. After the 5K, enjoy a Fall Festival that includes dog contests, a vaccine & microchipping clinic, nail trims, food trucks, local business vendors, raffles, music, face painting, arts & crafts and so much more! Proceeds 100% support Providence Animal Shelter. All registrants who plan to run in person will need to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination on the day of the event. Runners can also choose to run virtually on October 23rd.
Time: 9am–3pm
Cost: Walkers $20–$25; Runners $30–$35
610-566-4575 ext. 267

Mon. October 25
Marple Civic Association/Marple Civic Youth Golf Outing
@Paxon Hollow Golf Club
Registration for the golf outing includes a round of golf, a ticket for a light lunch, a
BBQ dinner with a free drink, a cash bar, 50/50, raffle baskets and golf prizes.
Visit to register or mail or drop off a check to: Marple Civic Building 2340 West Chester Pike, Broomall 19008