Perhaps J.K. Rowling is right. Hufflepuffers are lovable. They look like Robert Pattinson. Today, we are all Hufflepuff. Tomorrow we all go back to wanting to be Gryffindor. Or just ignoring the whole thing.
Complimentary Knight Bus Trolley sponsored by Elfant Wissahickon transports Wizards and Muggles up and down Germantown Avenue (not to be confused with the Quidditch Shuttle to Chestnut Hill College
Daylong reading of "The Chamber of Secrets" with 40 readers (11-6?)
Sorting Hat Demonstration
Hedwig’s Hollow Selfie Park at Buckley Park
Human Chess game at Jenks School yard
Free marathon movie screenings of Harry Potter series
At least 4 places to get Butter Beer (Night Kitchen has the best one)
The Quidditch Tournament begins at 10 a.m. at Chestnut Hill Collegeand goes until about 6 pm Catch the complimentary Hogwarts Shuttle to travel between Chestnut Hill College and the Top of the Hill (The fest).
A shuttle stop on campus will be marked by a sign and have a host to answer questions and give directions. Shuttles will depart from stops every 12 minutes
If that sentence means nothing to you, you haven't read the Harry Potter books or seen the movies or spoken to a child in ten years. You should get out more. It's not all about Taylor Swift.
A quidditch team is one part Harry Potter literary geeks and one part athletes who have been banned from every other college sport for unnecessary roughness.
Here's a documentary (which means it's real) on the (real) college tournaments:
Transforming Harry Potter's fictional competition into a physically demanding, real-life sport, Quidditch has secured its place as one of the fastest growing collegiate club sports today. MUDBLOODS follows the resilient underdogs of the UCLA Quidditch team as they make their way to the Fifth Annual Quidditch World Cup in New York City. Through nail biting victories and losses, the dreamers, creators and athletes who make up this exceptional community come together to make this magical sport into something you could've never imagined, until now. -- official website