Monday, October 31, 2011
All four of the elementary schools in the Marple Newtown School District held their annual Halloween festivities on Oct. 28 and Oct. 31.
The four elementary schools in the Marple Newtown School District participated in Hallowen festivities to celebrate this spooky, sugar-filled, fun holiday. From harvest festivals with pumpkin painting to Halloween parades, Culbertson, Loomis, Russell and Worrall elementary schools each had their own annual celebration. View the photo gallery above to see what these kids are dressing up as for Halloween this year and to see how some of these schools celebrated Halloween. Have your own photos from these celebrations? Submit your photos to the gallery here! Also, don't forget–time is running out to enter your child in our Halloween contest with Heidi Klum.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Check out Patch's best bets for Oct. 26 through Nov. 1.
From costume dances and a parade to spooky ghost tours and a spine-chilling rendition of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, this week is all about Halloween. Choose from our best bets in the Marple Newtown area below. Patch's Best Bets for the Week GHOST TOURS Where/When: Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Why Go: Tour one of the most haunted properties in Delaware County and relive some of the area's most mysterious, true and scary tales of terror. Follow the torch-lit path, tour the farmhouse and hear a story in each room that will tell of bizarre events from times long past and people long dead. Finish at the bonfire for a last bone-chilling tale of ghosts and mayhem. Ghost Tours are not recommended …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Spooky sites to see as we lead up to All Hallow's Eve in the Delaware Valley.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Though celebrated Oct. 31, Halloween really defines the entire month of October. In Philadelphia and nearby counties there are countless fall festivals, haunted houses, ghost tours, pumpkin patches, hayrides—you name it, which get the ghouls and gals ready for the holiday. We gave you some of our favorite haunted adventure picks earlier this month, but check below for more details and some more Halloween festivities you can visit on one tank of gas. Address: 1835 Middletown Road, Glen Mills, PA How Far From Broomall? About 13 minutes or 9 miles. Admission: There are a variety of packages, but most tickets range from $15 to $30. The Marple Newtown High School choir will be selling discounted admission tickets to the haunted motel. For more…
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Check out Patch's best bets for Oct. 19-25.
Celebrate the pleasures of fall with local events including a halloween party, harvest festival, costume parade, spiced apple wine tasting and pancake breakfast. Choose from our best bets for the week of Oct. 19 -25 below. Patch's Best Bets for the Week GRACE PETTIS AND JASON MILES GOSS Where/When: Burlap and Bean at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Why Go: Join a local community of music lovers in the intimate listening room provided by this Newtown Square coffeehouse. Friday's show is a special double feature highlighting two gifted songwriters. Customers over 21 may bring their own beer or wine to enjoy at the performance per Burlap and Bean's BYO policy. Pricing: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. MOMS CLUB HALLOWEEN PARTY & OPEN HOUSE Where/When: …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The annual event has been held for over 40 years at Culbertson Elementary School.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Pumpkin carving, real-life Angry Birds and a haunted house were a few of the fun activities Culbertson Elementary School students and their families as well as other locals enjoyed on Saturday at the annual Pumpkin Festival. Beautiful sunny weather helped make the day a success, along with hard work by parent and teacher volunteers. The Culbertson Pumpkin Festival is put on each year by the school's PTO. The festival has been held each year probably since the mid-1960s, guesses Culbertson teacher Lynne Corle, who attended the school herself in the 1950s. This year's Pumpkin Festival saw more than $5,000 in ticket sales, which will be used to support the school through the PTO. The Culbertson PTO funds field trip buses and …