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August 1, 2014

Deal Alert: The Barnes Foundation Hosts Its Monthly Free First Sunday Event, This Sunday, August 3

As if the First Friday events and weekend festivities on tap over the next few days aren’t enough, the Barnes Foundation closes out the weekend with its monthly Free First Sunday. Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, August 3 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for […]

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August 1, 2014

Reminder: The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Heads To Frankford Hall Today For First Friday In Fishtown With $4 Yards Philly Pale Ale, $3 Sausages, $2 Bavarian Pretzels And More

Start the weekend right, Philadelphia. Raise a brew to summer with the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series! Continuing this Friday, August 1, the roving happy hour series kicks off the first weekend of the month with a return to the ever-hopping Frankford Hall in Fishtown. Running all summer long, the series pops up at one […]

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August 1, 2014

Watch The Philadelphia Eagles Play For Free As The Team Welcomes Fans For A Free Training Camp Open Practice, This Sunday, August 3

Looking to cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles for free? You’re in luck, this weekend the Philadelphia Eagles will host a free (yes, free!) training camp open practice on Sunday, August 3. Other open practices are sold out, but guests of the August 3 open practice do not need tickets to enjoy the game. Practice on […]

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July 31, 2014

Celebrate Jerry Garcia’s Birthday At North Bowl With A Pop-Up Beer Garden, Vendors, Grateful Dead Tunes And Drink Specials, Friday, August 1

On August 1, 2014, iconic musician Jerry Garcia would have been 72 years old. The late Grateful Dead frontman inspired a generation of hippie rockers, and continues to influence musicians across nearly every genre — from rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae and country to improvisational jazz, psychedelia and space rock. This Friday, August 1, celebrate […]

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July 31, 2014

The Martha Graham Cracker Spectacular Celebrates The Cabaret’s 9th Anniversary, This Saturday, August 2 At Johnny Brenda’s

Celebrate nine years of the Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret with a one-of-a-kind performance celebration at Johnny Brenda’s, this Saturday, August 2. One of the city’s best-known and most-beloved drag queens, Martha Graham Cracker is a local legend played by Dito Van Reigersber, also of the awesome Pig Iron Theatre Company, a Philly-based company that presents […]

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July 31, 2014

The Annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series Brings A Fun-Filled Afternoon Of Bike Racing, A Block Party And More To West Chester, Saturday, August 2

Yet another reason to love Philly: one of the east coast’s most important and popular professional bike races takes place right in our backyard. This Saturday, August 2, crowds and bike riders will gather in West Chester for the 10th annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series, an afternoon and evening of racing and other outdoor […]

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July 31, 2014

Thomas The Tank Engine Visits The Garden Railway At Morris Arboretum This Weekend, August 2-3

Bring the kids! This weekend, August 2 and 3, Morris Arboretum invites a special train to its Garden Railway tracks — Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. Watch Thomas the Tank engine wind through the quarter-mile track which features miniature buildings made completely of natural materials. Throughout the railroad, guests can expect seven loops, 15 […]

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July 31, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series At Frankford Hall, Fringe Festival Fun, Bacon Fest At The Oval And More On Friday, August 1

It’s time to check in to a summer weekend filled with arts and urban nightlife: this Friday, August 1 is First Friday in Philadelphia. On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy events all across town. This month, unseasonably gorgeous weather […]

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July 30, 2014

Reminder: Get Ready For The Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series, Four Days Of Angler Action On The Delaware River, August 7-10

Get ready for some serious fishing action, Philadelphia. A series of nine tournaments throughout 2014, the Bassmaster Elite Series Professional Tournament welcomes the world’s top anglers to Philadelphia this summer to cast their lines during four days of competition, August 7-10. Competition Overview Held on the Delaware River, the four-day, catch-and-release match is Philadelphia’s first-ever […]

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July 30, 2014

The Philadelphia Bacon Fest At The Oval Returns For Its 2nd Year Of Live Music, Food Trucks And A Free Outdoor Screening Of A Film Starring Kevin Bacon, This Friday, August 8

UPDATE: Bacon Fest has been postponed due to weather. The festival will now take place on Friday, August 8. This Friday, August 8, The Awesome Fest teams up with The Oval for the second annual Philadelphia Bacon Fest — a full night of bacon foodstuffs with a side of Kevin Bacon. Gear up for the […]

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