Calendar of events


Friday, September 24

FFilm in the Forest: A Bug’s Life

7:00 PM
Grab a blanket and your closest friends for a movie under the stars at our first-ever Film in the Forest event. Visit insect-themed craft and activity tables before the movie starts and then settle in for this animated favorite. Movie will start …

Saturday, September 25

Indoor Plant Society meeting with speaker Darry Cheng!

12:00 PM
The Indoor Plant Society is pleased to announce that author and Instagram houseplant influencer Darryl Cheng will be our Zoom speaker for 12:00pm September 18th, 2021! The title of his talk will be “An Engineer's Approach to Houseplant …

Indoor Plant Society meeting with speaker Darryl Cheng!

12:00 PM
The Indoor Plant Society is pleased to announce that author and Instagram houseplant influencer Darryl Cheng will be our Zoom speaker for 12:00pm September 18th, 2021! The title of his talk will be “An Engineer's Approach to Houseplant …

Indoor Plant Society meeting with speaker Darryl Cheng!

12:00 PM
The Indoor Plant Society is pleased to announce that author and Instagram houseplant influencer Darryl Cheng will be our Zoom speaker for 12:00pm September 18th, 2021! The title of his talk will be “An Engineer's Approach to Houseplant …

Sunday, September 26

Fall for the Arts Festival

11:00 AM
Each year Chestnut Hill welcomes Autumn with The Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival. Visitors can enjoy a day of art, music, culinary delights and boutique shopping as Germantown Avenue, between Willow Grove and Rex Avenue, is transformed into …

Wednesday, September 29

Rambling Tales of Plants and Places

4:00 PM
Bob Gutowski, Retired Director of Education and Visitor Experience, Morris Arboretum On-location Class Inspiration and memory, fact and fancy, design and nature are all a part of the Arboretum experience. Don your trail walking …

Friday, October 1

O Marvelous Art!

7:30 PM
Grand Reopening Concert featuring music of J.S. Bach Cantata no. 210, “O Holder Tag” | Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 After the beautiful and crazy ride of the last two years, we are embracing change with a tip of the hat to the …

Saturday, October 2

2021 Revolutionary Germantown Festival

10:00 AM
The Revolutionary Germantown Festival returns Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10am to 4pm! Visitors are encouraged to spend the day visiting Historic Germantown sites to participate in family-friendly activities, learn about the 1777 Battle of …

Watershed Walk

1:00 PM
Did you know that the Delaware River Watershed covers over 12,000 miles and provides drinking water to over 15 million people? Pick up a kit and take a self-guided, one-mile hike along our trails, stopping at various staffed activity tables along …

Sunday, October 3

Oktoberfest

1:00 PM
Join us for an exciting Oktoberfest Celebration! Polkadelphia is playing live music from 1:30-4:30pm. We have fun games planned including: Hammerslagen, Cornhole, Jenga, and a stein holding competition. For only $15, you …

Thursday, October 7

The Secret Life of a Goldenrod Field

7:00 PM
For thousands of insect species, goldenrod is a critically important, life-giving plant, the last chance for pollen and nectar before winter settles in. For migrating monarch butterflies, it is fuel that powers the trip to Mexico. Honey bees depend …

Saturday, October 9

Chestnut Hill Second Saturdays

2:00 PM
Chestnut Hill’s monthly series, Second Saturdays, highlights the area’s vibrant arts scene with live music, retail and restaurant specials, and family-friendly activities. Art enthusiasts, collectors, and casual spectators alike can stroll the …

Chestnut Hill Second Saturdays

2:00 PM
Chestnut Hill’s monthly series, Second Saturdays, highlights the area’s vibrant arts scene with live music, retail and restaurant specials, and family-friendly activities. Art enthusiasts, collectors, and casual spectators alike can stroll the …

Saturday, October 16

Indoor Plant Society's Plant Auction! You must RSVP to attend at: indoorplantsociety@aol.com

9:30 AM
If you would like to attend you must register for this event by sending an email with your full name before 10/13/21 to: indoorplantsociety@aol.com There will be many unique plants offered. We will have both indoor plants (house plants) and …

Saturday, November 13

Chestnut Hill Second Saturdays

2:00 PM
Chestnut Hill’s monthly series, Second Saturdays, highlights the area’s vibrant arts scene with live music, retail and restaurant specials, and family-friendly activities. Art enthusiasts, collectors, and casual spectators alike can stroll the …