Follow Us
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Subscribe to RSS

July 16, 2013

Quizzo Night Comes To The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Pop-Up Garden On The Avenue Of The Arts, Tuesday, July 23

This year’s PHS Pop-Up Garden on the Avenue of the Arts is a seriously excellent summertime destination. We think the addition of the pop-up beer garden within the pop-up garden was totally inspired, and we’re not alone — the rave reviews keep coming in. More popular than ever, this third annual installation of PHS’ Pop-Up […]

Read more»

July 11, 2013

Visit Bartram’s Garden Along The Schuylkill River For A Taste Of Hand-Cranked Homemade Ice Cream This Sunday, July 14

Looking for a way to cool off on a sweltering summer day? There are few better ways than with some ice cream. Leave the fancy gelato and standby water ice behind, and indulge in an afternoon snack of hand-cranked, old-fashioned ice cream at Bartram’s Garden, a historic green space along the west bank of the […]

Read more»

July 8, 2013

Savor Summer At The Morris Arboretum With Big Bugs, The Garden Railway, Special Events And A Bug Crawl Dinner

This summer, the verdant Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania in Chestnut Hill bursts with both leafy sights and alfresco events. Through September, see the iconic landmarks of global travel destinations in the Garden Railway display, a quarter mile of miniature train track featuring loops and tunnels, more than a dozen rail lines, two […]

Read more»

June 27, 2013

Visit Cliveden In Historic Germantown To Catch Sol Unlimited Jazz And Arts Summer Concert Series This July And August

What better way to cool off on a hot summer evening than with live jazz tunes beneath a setting sun? After the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Sol Unlimited Jazz & Arts on its lawn on select Wednesdays this July and August from 6 […]

Read more»

June 25, 2013

The Schuylkill Center Pairs Wine And Cheese With Environmental Education In Its Nature Uncorked! Series, Starting Thursday, June 27

Sip wine, snack on cheese and savor a balmy evening experiencing nature at its best at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education’s Nature Uncorked! series this summer. Up first, join in the educational fun for Nature Uncorked! A River Again: A Riverside Discussion this Thursday, June 27. Hear from A River Again author Chari Towne […]

Read more»

December 31, 2012

Academy Of Natural Sciences To Host A Noted Biologist To Discuss Contemporary Water Safety, Tuesday, January 15

Water is everywhere. But how safe is it? On January 15, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will tackle the issue by hosting a talk called “Our Water, Our Health: Are We in Danger?” The discussion will feature noted biologist, author and environmentalist Sandra Steingraber. Steingraber, who is also a cancer survivor, will […]

Read more»

December 5, 2012

Greensgrow Farms To Host Its Annual Holiday Bazaar, December 8-9 And 15-16

There’s a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are upon us. That, in turn, means that it’s time to start thinking about decorating and gifting. If you’re looking to go green — literally and figuratively — this holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Bazaar at Greensgrow Farms. The event runs two […]

Read more»