University Chorus, Chamber Singers and Concert Band perform The University Chorus will perform Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” for chorus, keyboard, harp and percussion, along with a selection of motets, spirituals and music of the Renaissance period. Concert selections include “Chichester Psalms” and “O Magnum Mysterium.” The Drexel Concert Band will perform American classics that will […]
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Drexel Fall Term Concert Series A wide-variety of Drexel ensembles from the University Orchestra to the Rock Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra will present equally varied works from Beethoven to the Beatles. The week features music by The Beatles (Rock Ensemble); compositions by Stevie Wonder and Joe Henderson (Fusion Band); holiday themes from different cultures including […]
LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation will host an all-day volunteer event in almost 80 parks across the city. You can help to rake leaves, plant flower bulbs and do other work to help the parks prepare for winter. Register online at www.loveyourpark.org to sign up […]
The Philadelphia Tweed Ride Are you itching to make use of your classic tweed blazer and driver cap? Then grab your bicycle and meet up at 11 a.m. at the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a day of fashion picnicking, bike riding and charity. You’ll ride around the […]
Scrapplefest Love it or hate it, scrapple is the quintessential Pennsylvania breakfast treat. Celebrate all things scrapple at Scrapplefest Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at Reading Terminal Market. Local scrapple brands will showcase their products, chefs will prepare an assortment of scrapple dishes, and a panel of local celebrities will judge the […]
Philadelphia Orchard Day Join in on the third annual Philadelphia Orchard Day! This citywide event features harvest festivals, plantings, workdays, fruit tastings and other events at orchard sites across the city. Philadelphia Orchard Day is intended to highlight the wonderful work of our community partners and celebrate the fantastic fruit growing in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. […]
The Awesome Fest Presents Drive-In Movie Theater This year marks the 80th anniversary of the drive-in movie theater. To celebrate this distinct slice of Americana, The Awesome Fest is proud to announce the creation of its very own drive-in at one of the most beautiful settings that Philadelphia has to offer: Eakins Oval, directly in […]
Harvest Festival Fall is here, and that means it’s harvest time! Come celebrate the foods of the Pennsylvania harvest at Reading Terminal Market’s annual Harvest Festival. Filbert Street (aka Harry Ochs Way) will be closed to vehicular traffic and transformed into an urban farm with hay bales and corn stalks. Everyone will have the chance […]
Fall for the Arts Festival Enjoy a day of art, music, culinary delights and boutique shopping as Germantown Avenue is transformed into an outdoor arts and crafts marketplace. More than 200 talented artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond will present a fabulous array of art including oils, watercolors, etchings, photography, sculpture, pottery, woodcrafts, […]
Opera on the Mall Opera Philadelphia cordially invites you to pack your picnic baskets and blankets and join the community for a free big-screen broadcast of Verdi’s epic tale of liberation, “Nabucco,” in the shadow of Independence Hall. Tickets to Opera on the Mall are free, but registration is required! Please register online and bring […]
Peace Day Philly 2013 Peace Day Philly is a grassroots initiative that promotes local participation in the United Nations International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”), a worldwide day observed annually on Sept. 21. In celebration of this global day, the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers, Peace Day Philly and Drexel University […]
Classic Comedy Films Come to Clark Park Shhh! Don’t tell anybody, but Laurel & Hardy, Buster Keaton and more legendary film fools will come alive Aug. 24. That’s when Friends of Clark Park will open neighborhood archivist Jim Keitzman’s amazing collection for a public peek in the park. The show will start at sundown. Gather […]
Smooth Jazz Summer Nights Smooth jazz will fill the waterfront every Friday night in August. One of the summer season’s most popular events, the Penn’s Landing Smooth Jazz Summer Nights series, plays host to nationally renowned acts. Be prepared to listen to some of the country’s best smooth jazz artists in a beautiful riverfront venue. […]
(Kevin)Bacon Fest! The Awesome Fest will be celebrating Kevin Bacon and the movie “Footloose” outdoors at Eakins Oval (in front of the Art Museum) with the first ever (Kevin) Bacon Fest! Come to enjoy food trucks like Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Cherry Bomb Bus, Mac Mart and Chewy’s, not to mention pig roasts, many […]
Cat Circus The Amazing Acro-Cats, one of the four “cat shows” in the United States, performs to sold-out venues across the country, and now they’re coming to Philadelphia! They perform and educate the public on animal treatment and pet care. The purr-forming purr-sonalities have as much fun as their audience with obvious content with their […]
Art for the Cash Poor 14 InLiquid’s Art for the Cash Poor is a fabulous annual block party-style art sale that gives art lovers the chance to meet the artists, see their work firsthand, and begin or add to their art collections without breaking the bank — all in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. Art for […]
Hang Free Memorial Day Party Hang Free is a biannual outdoor party that takes place in Fairmount Park. It is managed by two promoters, Andrew Davidson of Under Design and Stacy Papa of Soul City Workout, as well as a whole host of supporters, friends and disc jockeys. It is a venue for local jocks […]
2013 Street Italian Market Festival The 11th annual Italian Market Festival is being held in one of Philadelphia’s most established neighborhoods — the stretch of South 9th Street in South Philadelphia now known as the 9th Street Italian Market. This area just south of Center City has always been a multicultural and vibrant mix of […]
Art Star Craft Bazaar The Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar is an outdoor retail art and craft show that is organized and juried by Philadelphia’s Art Star Gallery & Boutique. Over 100 local and national artists have been chosen to set up shop and sell their handmade wares at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, […]
Cinco de Mayo Block Party at El Vez El Vez is hosting a Cinco de Mayo block party with treats for all ages! There will be $3 tacos and enchiladas of every sort — steak, chicken, cheese, short rib, lentil and zucchini, and more — not to mention innovative twists on nachos and other Mexican […]
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