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November 21, 2014

Weekend Picks: Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination Celebration, Franklin Flea Holiday Market, Dilworth Park Ice Rink, Franklin Square Holiday Festival And More

It’s marathon weekend in Philadelphia, which means tons of healthy competitive spirit will fill the city all weekend long. The Philadelphia Marathon will welcome 30,000 participants and an expected 60,000 spectators over the course of three-days of festivities, which include four races and a free health expo. Peddler’s Village ushers in the holiday season with […]

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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 20, 2014

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Celebrations In Midtown Village And Beyond, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, Franklin Square Holiday Beer Garden And More

Put on your party hat, tonight is full of happy hour deals, special dinners and heated beer garden fun. Tonight marks Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a celebration of a French wine served after being fermented for just six to eight weeks. Sip the sweet wine (seriously, it goes down like juice) at a slew of bars, […]

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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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November 19, 2014

The Holiday Light Show Returns To Shady Brook Farm With Millions Of Lights Throughout The Bucks County Attraction, November 22-January 4

Bask in the glory of millions of twinkling lights at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show, which brings major holiday cheer to the Yardley attraction nightly, starting this Saturday, November 22 all the way through January 4. Ride through the holiday light display via an open-air tractor ride — which costs $12 per person — […]

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November 19, 2014

Bredenbeck’s Bakery And Ice Cream Parlor Hosts A Month Of Gingerbread House Workshops Including BYOB Classes, November 28-December 20

Put your gingerbread house techniques to the test — or just show them off — at Bredenbeck’s Bakery’s Gingerbread House Workshop, which runs on select days from November 28 through December 20. The bakery and ice cream parlor continues to be a purveyor of sweet treats and is spreading Christmas cheer, and knowledge, with the […]

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November 18, 2014

A Guide To Beaujolais Nouveau Day Celebrations At Restaurants, Bars And Shops In Philadelphia On Thursday, November 20

French-inspired parties bring a little je ne sais quoi to Philadelphia this Thursday, November 20, as a slew of bars, restaurants and shops celebrate the worldwide wine fête known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais […]

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November 18, 2014

A Very Furry Christmas At Sesame Place Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Family-Friendly Shows, Lights And More, November 22-December 31

Bring the pint-sized set to Sesame Place for a major dose of Christmas cheer as the Bucks County attraction presents A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place, an annual event set to make merry on select dates from this Saturday, November 22 through December 31. Located just 30 minutes from Philadelphia, Sesame Place is the […]

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November 18, 2014

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch celebrates paper art at the annual Book Paper Scissors sale, presented by the Philadelphia Center for the Book. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, November 22, jump start your holiday shopping (and support the local art scene!) by browsing goods from artists as they set up […]

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