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October 17, 2014

Weekend Picks: Harry Potter Festival, Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival, Dilworth Park OctoberFest, Thirstoberfest, Terror Behind The Walls, Clover Market, Final Days Of PHS Pop-Up And More

Here comes another big weekend, Philadelphia. Fall festivals fill practically every neighborhood in the city and countryside Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The blockbuster Harry Potter Festival hits Chestnut Hill this weekend — Friday and Saturday — and turns the neighborhood into Diagon Alley complete with a Potter Pub Crawl, a quidditch match, sorting hat demonstration, […]

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October 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: The Philadelphia Film Festival Kicks Off, Terror Behind The Walls, Last Call For The PHS Pop-Up Garden, DesignPhiladelphia, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain And More

We’re just a little more than a week away from Halloween, but there’s already plenty of fun brewing in Philadelphia. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival starts its 10-day run of bringing the best in new cinema to Philadelphia theaters. The festival starts with an opening-night screening of Birdman, an already-lauded film starring a cast of […]

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October 15, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And National Museum Of American Jewish History, Terror Behind The Walls, DesignPhiladelphia And More

It’s a great evening to take advantage of indoor diversions, and thankfully it’s pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at not one, but two museums in Philadelphia. Both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Museum of American Jewish History invite guests in for after-hours art, special events and more. Elsewhere, DesignPhiladelphia continues at venues across the city. […]

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October 15, 2014

The First-Ever ’Staches And Spirits Event Brings Hairstyles And Whiskey To The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, Thursday, October 16

The goatee. The beehive. The Rachel. History has given us some pretty memorable hair — and facial hair — styles. Join the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to celebrate these iconic looks during its first-ever ’Staches and Spirits party this Thursday, October 16. From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., guests will get exclusive access to a one-night-only […]

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October 14, 2014

Last Call: The PHS Pop-Up Garden Closes Its Doors For The Season This Sunday, October 19

Grab some friends and head out for an alfresco beer! It’s last call for the PHS Pop-Up Garden on South Street. The popular beer garden closes its doors on Sunday, October 19, but not before hosting a variety of alfresco fun in addition to serving up plenty of outdoor food and drinks. Tonight, October 14, […]

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October 14, 2014

Tech In Motion Hosts A Gaming Expo Complete With Demos, Speakers, Networking And More, This Thursday, October 16 At Impact Hub Philly

This Thursday, October 16, Tech in Motion Philly turns video gamers’ dreams into reality with a Gaming Expo at Impact Hub Philly. Part of its recurring Drinks and Demos event, Tech in Motion hosts this special edition event featuring key members of the gaming community in addition to demos from gaming companies, refreshments and a […]

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October 14, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Set To Perform A Free Concert For College Students, Tonight, October 14 At The Kimmel Center

College students, listen up! The Philadelphia Orchestra starts its eZseatU program, a discounted Orchestra membership for college students, with a free concert tonight, October 14 in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center. Beginning at 8 p.m., college students (with a valid full-time student ID) are invited out for a free night of music performed by […]

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October 13, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours Returns With A Halloween-Themed Monster Mash Up This Tuesday, October 14

Seeking a spine-tingling good time on a Tuesday evening? The Franklin Institute has your back. In case you haven’t heard, the longstanding museum has expanded its brainy programming to include events made exclusively for adults in the monthly series Science After Hours. The adults-only evening (read: for the 21-and-up crowd) taps the deep resources of […]

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October 10, 2014

Long Weekend Picks: Bloktoberfest, RiverCity Festival, Old City Fest, Outfest, County Fair At The Oval, DesignPhiladelphia, POST, Franklin Flea, Fall Exhibitions And More

Fall is in full effect in Philadelphia, and this weekend celebrates the season with major festivals, dining events, neighborhood happenings and so much more. On Saturday, Bloktoberfest brings a solid set of music (featuring Chill Moody!), craft beer, food trucks to the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, on Sunday, the first-ever Old City Fest celebrates DesignPhiladelphia with […]

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October 9, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings At Dilworth Park And PHS Pop-Up Garden, Glow In The Park, Manayunk Restaurant Week, DesignPhiladelphia Events And More

Start your weekend a night early at any number of the fun-filled events on tap for this evening. Tonight, the favorite alfresco pastime continues as Dilworth Park and the PHS Pop-Up Garden host free outdoor movie screenings. Head to Dilworth Park for a screening of Kinky Boots, and the PHS Pop-Up Garden for a screening […]

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