What to do locally for Veterans Day Weekend

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A bevy of free activities are on tap for Veterans Day and the weekend. (WPVI)

Tamala Edwards zips around the region highlighting some top activities for all ages.

WINTERGARDEN GRAND OPENING
Celebrate the grand opening of the Dilworth Park Wintergarden with a salute to veterans. On Friday, from noon to 11 p.m., skating on the Rothman Institute Ice Rink is free with a military ID. There will also be a performance by the Philly POPS Festival Brass and youth figure skaters. WINTERGARDEN EVENTS

FRANKLIN SQUARE HOLIDAY FEST (FREE)
The Franklin Square Holiday Festival is now open. The main feature is the Electrical Spectacle light show, which ignites every night and is completely free. ATTRACTIONS, FOOD & EVENTS

NCC IS FREE FOR VETERANS DAY
Admission to the National Constitution Center is free on Saturday in honor of Veterans Day. There will also be patriotic events, including concerts and a wreath laying ceremony. VETERANS DAY EVENTS

TRAINS ARE RUNNING AT CAMDEN CHILDREN'S GARDEN
The Camden Children's Garden celebrates a nostalgic favorite - trains! On Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., children can enjoy train themed crafts, games, and railroad stories. TRAIN CELEBRATION

NOVA HOOPS BACK IN ACTION
Men's basketball powerhouse Villanova kicks off its season at the Wells Fargo Center Friday night. The Wildcats take on the Columbia University Lions at 8:30 p.m. SCHEDULE AND TICKETS

FLYERS TAKE ON THE WILD AT WELLS FARGO CTR
The Flyers host the Minnesota Wild Saturday night. The pucks drops at 7 p.m. BUY FLYERS TICKETS

UNITY CUP CROWNS A CHAMPION (FREE)
The Philadelphia International Unity Cup championship will be held at Lincoln Financial Field. The months-long soccer tournament was created to promote support, inclusion, and appreciation for Philadelphia's immigrant communities. Liberia and Sierra Leone face off Saturday at 6 p.m. Tickets to the match are free and you can catch the action streaming live on 6abc.com. GET FREE TICKETS HERE
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