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September 19, 2014

Save The Date: Philadelphia Open Studio Tours Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary October 11-12 And October 25-26 With Free Tours Of 300+ Philadelphia Art Studios

Next month, art lovers can cover an impressive amount of creative mileage with open tours of artist studios and creative workspaces. For anyone curious to learn about the process of working artists in Philadelphia, mark your calendar now for October 11-12 and 25-26 when Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) returns to celebrate its 15th anniversary […]

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September 19, 2014

Weekend Picks: Giant Oktoberfest Block Parties At Brauhaus Schmitz And Frankford Hall, Fall Fest At Spruce Street Harbor Park, PHS Fall Festival, Pop-Up Greenway Block Party, Center City Restaurant Week, Fringe Festival’s Closing Weekend And More

It’s still officially summer for a few more days, but that is not stopping the autumnal activities from kicking into high gear this weekend with with Oktoberfest celebrations, fall festivals, outdoor art shows and more. On Saturday, both Brauhaus Schmitz and Frankford Hall host their annual Oktoberfest block parties complete with games, food, music and […]

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September 19, 2014

The Chester County Restaurant Festival Returns For Its 35th Year With Nearly 200 Vendors, A Beer Garden And More, Sunday, September 21

The charming borough of West Chester exudes an energetic, young vibe — thanks in large part to its resident West Chester University — and its main streets are filled with excellent restaurants and independent shops. Each September, West Chester Restaurant Week draws flocks of foodies to town, with the culinary celebration culminating in the daylong, […]

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September 19, 2014

The Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival Returns This Weekend, September 20-21, With Scarecrow Making, Pumpkin Decorating, Pie Eating Contests And More

The season of pumpkins, apples and hayrides has officially begun at Peddler’s Village. The Bucks County attraction celebrates the season with its 35th-annual Scarecrow Festival this weekend, September 20 and 21. Featuring more than 100 amazing life-size scarecrow creations, the annual festival asks guests to vote for their favorite creations in a variety of categories […]

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September 18, 2014

Clark Park Music And Arts Fall Equinox Festival Returns This Saturday, September 20 With Music, Art, Vendors, Food Trucks And More

More than 15 early-fall festivals hit Philadelphia and its surrounding towns this weekend, but in West Philadelphia, the main action is in verdant Clark Park. From 11 a.m. to sundown this Saturday, September 20, the Clark Park Music & Arts Fall Equinox Festival brings local musicians to the stage for free performances all day long. […]

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September 18, 2014

Brazilian Day Philadelphia Celebrates Brazilian Independence Day With Food, Music, Shopping And More, This Sunday, September 21

This Sunday, September 21, Penn’s Landing celebrates Brazilian Independence Day at an all-day festival on the Delaware River Waterfront. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., enjoy music, food, dancing, shopping and more. While you’re there, don’t miss a chance to shop from a variety of vendors and fill up on traditional Brazilian fare. For younger […]

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September 18, 2014

The PHS Fall Festival Blooms At The Navy Yard This Saturday, September 20 With A Yards Beer Garden, The Franklin Flea Market And More

Though the weather outside may show signs of an endless summer, this weekend marks the finale of what’s been an amazing season. While autumnal hues may not have yet appeared, but the first day of fall is this Tuesday, September 23, and to celebrate the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has grand plans for this Saturday, September […]

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September 17, 2014

Save The Date: The First-Ever Old City Fest Takes Over The Streets Of The Neighborhood With Food, Art, Music And More On Sunday, October 12

Philadelphia’s bustling fall festival circuit includes an outstanding array of food, art and cultural events, and the phenomenal festivities just keep on coming this October. Particularly of note, a brand-new neighborhood festival arrives in Old City this fall: Old City Fest debuts on Sunday, October 12. The first year for what Old City District, the […]

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September 17, 2014

Reminder: Brauhaus Schmitz’s And Frankford Hall’s Oktoberfest Block Parties Take Over The City, This Saturday, September 20

Philadelphia puts on its lederhosen this Saturday, September 20 for a number of blockbuster Oktoberfest events, including Frankford Hall’s Fishtown block party and Brauhaus Schmitz’s South Street celebration. Frankford Hall’s annual block party shuts down Frankford Avenue from Girard Avenue to Shackamaxon Streets and promises numerous beer tents, German eats, games and even food and […]

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September 17, 2014

The Rock ’N’ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon And Health & Fitness Expo Returns This Weekend, September 19-21

Ready to rock? Now in its fifth year, the Rock ′n′ Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon makes its return on Sunday, September 21. This 13.1-mile race is not your ordinary athletic event, though. At every mile of the course, runners are greeted with live performances by local bands and motivating encouragement from local cheerleading squads. This music-cum-exercise […]

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