Enjoy this fall weekend in Philadelphia, whether you're celebrating Halloween, cheering on the rowers at the Schuylkill regatta or simply delighting in the autumn foliage. (Photo by J. Smith for GPTMC)
Happy Halloween weekend! We have a thorough guide of all the spooktacular happenings from Friday through Monday nights.
Aside from holiday shenanigans, there’s lots to do starting now until it’s time to report to work on Monday. Film screenings galore, huge music headliners, gorgeous fall foliage and more.
Check out all our top picks, below:
Friday, October 28
Our Halloween weekend guide
Philly Photo Day 2011
World Cafe 20th Anniversary Weekend (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Costume Emergency! at NextFab Studio
Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Halloween edition
“Invasion Of The Body Snatchers” Free Screening at Race Street Pier
Philadelphia Film Festival’s Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey at the Prince Music Theater
YSC of Greater Philadelphia’s “In Living Pink” fundraiser
Arts on South Fourth Friday
“XO: Cognac and Beyond” at The Wine School of Philadelphia
20th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Woodmere’s Owl’s Eye Maze
Saturday, October 29
Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta (Sat, Sun)
2011 Philly Bike Expo (Sat, Sun)
Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens — Opening Day!
Chuck Palahniuk at the Free Library
South Street Headhouse District Pumpkinland
Psycho-A-Go-Go at The Trestle Inn: Halloween Event and Official Grand Opening
Our Class at the Wilma Theater
Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Red with Haley Joel Osment
Bugs … Outside the Box: Discover the Art Within Science at The Academy of Natural Sciences
Let Me Tell You About A Dream I Had at Philadelphia Art Alliance
here. at Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts
Drexel’s Asylum: Inside the Closed World of Stated Mental Hospitals — Closing Day!
Mixing Metaphors: The Aesthetic, the Social and the Political in African American Art
Sunday, October 30
MLS Playoffs Game 1: Philadelphia Union vs. Houston Dynamos
Franklin Square PumpkinFest **MOVED TO RAIN DATE, OCTOBER 30
Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus at the Philadelphia Museum of Art — Closing Day!
Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years at the Penn Museum
Linvilla Orchards Pumpkinland Festival
1812 Productions’ Mistakes Were Made — Closing Day!
August: Osage County at the Arden Theatre — Closing Day!
Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”? at the National Constitution Center
Lantern Theater Company’s New Jerusalem
Terror Behind the Walls
17 Swedish Designers at the American Swedish Historical Museum
CSI: The Experience at The Franklin Institute