May 25, 2012
Weekend Picks: Memorial Day Weekend In Philadelphia – Round-The-Clock Barnes Access, Sixers-Celtics Game 7, Longwood Fireworks & Fountains, Fairmount Restaurant Week, National Burger Day And More
On account of the long holiday weekend, we’re going to be ducking out a little early today, but we wouldn’t leave you without our Memorial Day Weekend edition of Weekend Picks.
It’s shaping up to be another excellent weekend in the city and we can’t tell you how excited we are to kick off summer… It’s truly going to be a blockbuster summer in Philadelphia. (And we’ll be here as your guide all summer long.)
Check out our top picks for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, below — and most importantly, everyone have a great Memorial Day Holiday weekend!
Friday, May 25
Fairmount Restaurant Week With Art Philadelphia (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Reasons To Be Pretty (Fri, Sat, Sun) — Opening Night!
Arden Theatre’s Robin Hood (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Maya.2012: Lords of Time at the Penn Museum (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Saturday, May 26
Sixers vs. Celtics: Game 7 in Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs! GO SIXERS! ***
Longwood Gardens Fireworks & Fountains 2012 — Opening Day!
Morris Arboretum’s Garden Railway — Opening Day!
All Together Now at Moore College of Art & Design (Fri, Sat, Mon)
Act II Playhouse’s My Fair Lady (Fri, Sat, Sun)
PAFA and Dr. Barnes (Fri, Sat, Sun)
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“Run! The Super-Athletes of the Sierra Madre” at the Penn Museum (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Summer Wind sailing tours (Fri, Sat)
Sunday, May 27
Paddle Penn’s Landing (Sat, Sun)
On My Honor: 100 Years of Girl Scouting at the National Constitution Center (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Inis Nua Theatre Company’s The Walworth Farce (Fri, Sat, Sun) — Closing Day!
The Walnut Street Theatre’s The Buddy Holly Story (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Monday, May 28 — Happy Memorial Day!
It’s National Burger Day; check out our roundup of the Best Burgers in Philadelphia
Barnes Foundation Memorial Day Weekend Round-The-Clock Activities (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
116th Annual Devon Horse Show (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Craft Spoken Here at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon); museum is open specially!
Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times at the Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Historic Philadelphia Memorial Day Weekend events (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)
Memorial Day Weekend at Chaddsford Winery (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)