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Philadelphia Events for Saturday, December 1
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November 30, 2012

Hear The Glorious Sounds Of The Holiday Season With The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Month’s Worth Of Festive Concerts, Beginning This Saturday, December 1

The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s holiday lineup promises plenty of cheer for music lovers of all ages. The most musical time of the year opens with A Holiday Spectacular! Family Concert this Saturday, December 1; continues with three Glorious Sound of Christmas concerts, December 20-22; follows with Handel’s Messiah, December 23; and concludes with the time-honored tradition […]

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November 29, 2012

Rittenhouse Row Steps Into The Holiday Spirit With Treats And Events At Neighborhood Shops And Restaurants, Saturdays In December

Rittenhouse Row Steps Into The Holiday Spirit With Treats And Events At Neighborhood Shops And Restaurants, Saturdays In December

Rittenhouse Row celebrates the joyous season throughout the month beginning this weekend and every Saturday through December 15. Keeping with the festive spirit in preparation for the holidays, Rittenhouse Row will spread the cheer throughout Philadelphia with special events like free pictures with Santa at the TD Bank location on the corner of 18th and […]

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November 28, 2012

Philadelphia Magazine’s First-Ever Thinkfest, A Two-Day Innovation Celebration, Lands At The Rittenhouse Hotel November 30-December 1

Philadelphia Magazine's First-Ever Thinkfest, A Two-Day Innovation Celebration, Lands At The Rittenhouse Hotel November 30-December 1

In conjunction with the November issue, “The New Philly: The Innovation Issue,” Philadelphia Magazine is throwing the city’s first-ever Thinkfest, a two-day celebration of Philadelphia’s bright future and the people who are leading us there. The event will take place at the Rittenhouse Hotel right on Rittenhouse Square this Friday and Saturday, November 30-December 1. […]

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November 29, 2012

Gallery 339's Holiday Book Extravaganza Set For Saturday, December 1

Gallery 339's Holiday Book Extravaganza Set For Saturday, December 1

All day long on Saturday, December 1, Gallery 339 will be hosting its first holiday book extravaganza. Many of the featured books will relate to the gallery’s current exhibition, More Photos About Building and Food, while others will be pulled from the their collection. The holiday event will also include books that are rare or […]

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November 19, 2012

The NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree Returns For 2012 On Saturday And Sunday, December 1-2

The NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree Returns For 2012 On Saturday And Sunday, December 1-2

Shop and save during the 2012 NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree, a two-day sales event taking place on Saturday, December 1, from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, December 2, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree, nominated for “Best Shopping Event” by Philadelphia Magazine, is what’s known as a “progressive sale,” meaning that customers […]

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November 28, 2012

Ring In The Holiday Season In Manayunk With “Santa On Ice” And A Tree Lighting Ceremony At Canal View Park, Saturday, December 1

Ring In The Holiday Season In Manayunk With "Santa On Ice" And A Tree Lighting Ceremony At Canal View Park, Saturday, December 1

Downtown Manayunk is gearing up for the beginning of another season of holiday hustle and bustle. Kick off the season and get into the Christmas spirit at the Manayunk holiday celebration this Saturday, December 1. See the annual spectacle “Santa on Ice” from 1-4 p.m. where spectators will watch as Santa’s sleigh is intricately carved […]

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November 26, 2012

Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual “Deck The Alley” Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 1: Refreshments, Carolers And Benjamin Franklin

Elfreth’s Alley To Host Its Annual "Deck The Alley" Holiday Open House This Saturday, December 1: Refreshments, Carolers And Benjamin Franklin

The residents of Old City’s historic Elfreth’s Alley, America’s oldest continuously residential street, will once again open their doors for the annual “Deck the Alley” open house this Saturday, December 1 from 4-7 p.m. As the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, Elfreth’s Alley was home to 18th century colonial Philadelphians. Its painstakingly preserved architectural details […]

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November 28, 2012

The Philadelphia Mobile Food Association To Host A Holiday-Themed Food Truck Roundup At The Piazza, Saturday, December 1

The Philadelphia Mobile Food Association To Host A Holiday-Themed Food Truck Roundup At The Piazza, Saturday, December 1

Take a break from your holiday shopping in Northern Liberties this weekend — the NoLibs Holiday Shopping Spree returns Saturday and Sunday — to fuel up on food truck fare at the Philadelphia Mobile Food Association’s holiday-themed food truck roundup. Taking place at the Piazza at Schmidts on Saturday, December 1 from 4-9 p.m., the […]

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November 30, 2012

Hand-Crafted Vintage Jewelry Retailer Moon & Arrow To Celebrate Its Grand Reopening On Fabric Row This Saturday, December 1

Hand-Crafted Vintage Jewelry Retailer Moon & Arrow To Celebrate Its Grand Reopening On Fabric Row This Saturday, December 1

This weekend, pop-up shop Moon & Arrow hosts the official grand reopening of its new, permanent retail shop located on Fabric Row. Founded in 2010 by jewelry designer Chelsea Pearce, Moon & Arrow offers one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted pieces for men and women that mix rough-cut gems and reclaimed metals fashioned in an onsite studio. Aside from […]

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November 8, 2012

Tour Eastern State Penitentiary’s Stained Glass Installation By Flashlight At Night, Now Through December 3

Tour Eastern State Penitentiary's Stained Glass Installation By Flashlight At Night, Now Through December 3

Even though Terror Behind the Walls is closing this Saturday night, there will still be plenty of cool programming at Eastern State Penitentiary this season. In conjunction with Judith Schaechter’s stained glass window installation “The Battle of Carnival and Lent,” the Eastern State Penitentiary will be offering special nighttime flashlight tours of the exhibit. The […]

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