The following is a press release from the Friends of the Wissahickon.
Join the Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) on Friday, October 18, 2013, as they celebrate the tenth anniversary of Whispers Along the Wissahickon, the popular fall celebration that has become a fall tradition for many Philadelphia families. A variety of activities will be offered: hay rides, face painting, live music, a large bon-fire, and more. The event will be held at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, at 300 Northwestern Avenue (19118) from 5:30 to 9 p.m. A casual dinner, beer, wine, and other beverages will be served.
Sponsors for Whispers Along the Wissahickon include Best Nest, Live Balloons Party Entertainment, Southern Wine & Spirits, Stone Brewing Company, and Valley Green Inn.
Tickets for Whispers Along the Wissahickon are $30 for adults, $15 for children, and $85 for a family of four. Price includes food, beverages, beer, and wine. This is a rain or shine event that has sold out for the past six years, so buy your tickets while they are still available. To purchase tickets, call 215-247-0417 or visitwww.fow.org.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of the Wissahickon, a non-profit organization founded in 1924 and dedicated to preserving the Wissahickon Valley. FOW works in partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to restore historical structures throughout the park, eliminate invasive plant species, monitor watershed management issues, and restore trails throughout the Wissahickon Valley Park with its Sustainable Trails Initiative. Follow FOW on Facebook and Twitter. For more information or to become a member, visit www.fow.org.