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October 31, 2014

Weekend Picks, Halloween Edition: Halloween Parties Across The City, Trick-Or-Treating Events, Day Of The Dead Celebrations, Peddler’s Village Apple Festival, Closing Weekend For Independence Beer Garden, Clover Market And More

Halloween is here and Philadelphia marks the holiday in a major way with killer celebrations all weekend long. Tonight, Friday, October 31 is Halloween and tomorrow, November 1 is the Day of the Dead, which means spooky celebrations are in high supply. Eastern State Penitentiary continues its super scary Terror Behind the Walls — the […]

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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 30, 2014

Tonight Picks, Night-Before-Halloween Edition: Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours And A Cemetery Flashlight Tour, Halloween Parties At Alla Spina, Silk City And Cantina, A Zombie Bar Crawl And More

It’s here, Philly. The weekend-long celebration of All Hallow’s Eve can officially commence. Start your Halloween weekend early with Halloween eve festivities taking place across the city. Zombies take over Northern Liberties at the annual Zombie Bar Crawl. Crawlers are asked to come in their spookiest zombie makeup and apparel and crawl from bar to […]

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October 30, 2014

Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns With Opportunities To Clean Up And Prepare More Than 70 City Park For Winter On Saturday, November 15

Celebrate Philadelphia’s expansive park system by doing your part to keep the city parks clean by participating in Love Your Park Fall Service Day, which hits more than 70 parks across the city on Saturday, November 15. Register online now to get involved and help some of the city’s most popular parks get in tip-top […]

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October 30, 2014

Frankford Hall Celebrates Movemeber With A Kick Off Party Tonight, October 30, In Addition To Happy Hour Deals And Parties Throughout November

Movember — an initiative to raise funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health — arrives at Frankford Hall with beer and food specials, parties, rare brews and plenty of facial hair all throughout November. Tonight, October 30 from 6 to 9:30 p.m., guys and gals are invited out […]

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October 29, 2014

Tonight Picks: Final Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At NMAJH, Terror Behind The Walls, Ghost Tours, Halloween Movies At PFS Roxy Theater, Yoga At Franklin Square And More

Tonight marks the final pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at the National Museum of American Jewish History. The summer and fall series closes with a bang as the museum hosts a launch party for its creative residence program, which tonight will feature a special work by Martha Graham Cracker. Halloween fun is brewing all around town with Terror […]

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October 29, 2014

Celebrate Day Of The Dead At The Penn Museum With Traditional Performances, Crafts, Food And More, Saturday, November 1

As part of its World Culture Series, The Penn Museum teams up with the Mexican Cultural Center and the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia to bring Day of the Dead to the spotlight through a variety of family-friendly activities on Saturday, November 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Day of the Dead is a traditionally […]

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October 29, 2014

Accolades Continue To Pour In For Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls Featured On Yesterday Morning’s Today Show

A round of applause is in order for Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, which was featured on yesterday morning’s Today show as part of Today’s Halloween Boo-nanza. In the segment, Natalie Morales and Jenna Bush Hager tour the historic prison, learn about the prisoners and even take part in a creepy ghost […]

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October 28, 2014

The South Street Neighborhood Celebrates Day Of The Dead With A Festival And Parade From Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens On Sunday, November 2

The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2. The festivities will start with a parade that leaves from Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens at 1:45 p.m. Skeleton puppets, dancers, mariachi music and Frida Kahlo-costumed guests will […]

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October 28, 2014

Liberté Lounge At The Sofitel Hotel Toasts French Wines At Its French Wine Fair, This Thursday, October 30

Raise a glass, oenophiles! Liberté Lounge at the Sofitel Hotel toasts French wines at its French Wine Fair, an event that brings a variety of wine hailing from France to the Rittenhouse bar and restaurant this Thursday, October 30. Eight vineyards will be represented with a smattering of wines — red and white, sweet and […]

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