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Philadelphia Events for Wednesday, December 5
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December 5, 2012

Tonight Picks: City Hall Tree Lighting, Repeal Day Festivities, Deb Perelman Of Smitten Kitchen At The Free Library, Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe Night And More

[The holidays in Philadelphia are totally action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • City Hall Tree Lighting: Tonight, Philadelphia’s official Christmas [...]

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November 26, 2012

Adresse Boutique In Rittenhouse Square To Host Its Annual Holiday Wish List Parties, November 28 And December 5

It’s that time of year: time for Adresse Boutique in Rittenhouse to hosts its two annual holiday “wish list” parties, one dedicated to the guys and one for the ladies. On Wednesday, November 28, from 5-8 p.m., shop for the women in your life while the staff at Adresse assists you in creating a special [...]

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December 5, 2012

Reminder: Don’t Miss Philadelphia’s Official Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Tonight At Love Park At 5 P.M. With Santa, Hobbit Characters, Live Music And More

The next tree lighting in Philadelphia is taking place tonight in Love Park at 5 p.m. Lisa Nutter, Philadelphia’s First Lady, will do the honors of illuminating the holiday trees all around Love Park, including the official City Hall Christmas tree, a 38-foot LED tree boasting thousands of colorful lights. She’ll be accompanied by a [...]

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November 30, 2012

The Annual City Hall Tree Lighting To Take Place At Love Park Next Wednesday, December 5 At 5 P.M. Featuring Lisa Nutter

Due to the construction at City Hall (renovating Dilworth Plaza, to include an ice rink — yay!) Philadelphia’s official Christmas tree will once again be located at the Christmas Village in Love Park this year. The 38-foot LED tree will light up with thousands of colorful lights on Wednesday, December 5 at 5 p.m. Lisa [...]

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November 26, 2012

Shop Among The Holiday Lights At Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe Nights On Wednesdays, December 5, 12 And 19

Save yourself the chaos of shopping at the mall for your holiday gifts and consider taking a trip to the quaint and quiet streets of Chestnut Hill. Wednesday evenings, December 5, 12 and 19 are Stag & Doe Nights, the chance to take a charming stroll down Germantown Avenue where shops will be welcoming shoppers [...]

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November 26, 2012

Check Out The Expanded Brauhaus Schmitz At The Friends Of Schuylkill Banks’ Third Annual Holiday Party, Wednesday, December 5

Join the Friends of Schuylkill Banks at the group’s Third Annual Holiday Party, scheduled for Wednesday night, December 5 at the newly expanded Brauhaus Schmitz. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the South Street German beer hall’s brand new extension, boasting 2,000 additional square feet of space to eat and drink, and [...]

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November 13, 2012

The National Museum Of American Jewish History And The Free Library Team Up To Bring Deb Perelman Of Smitten Kitchen To Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 5

In our modern age of celebrity chefs, primetime food TV and the explosion of the word “foodie” and variations therein, successful food bloggers are basically royalty. Capitalizing on the popularity of one in particular, the National Museum of American Jewish History and Free Library are teaming up to bring Deb Perelman of the preeminent Smitten [...]

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December 3, 2012

Xfinity Live And The National Constitution Center Team Up To Host A Repeal Day Party, Wednesday, December 5

If Philadelphia embraces one underappreciated American “holiday,” it’s Repeal Day. December 5, 1933 marked the end of prohibition, and every year bars throughout the city raise their glasses on December 5 to the right to make a proper toast with celebrations and drink specials aplenty. This year, XFINITY Live! brings something a little different to [...]

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November 29, 2012

Percy Street Barbecue Celebrates The “12 Cans Of Christmas” With 12 Jolly Happy Hours, Dec 1-12

The 12 days of Christmas are about true love for beer — at Percy Street Barbecue, at least. With the largest selection of craft beer cans you can find in the city — it was named #1 Place In America For Craft Beer In Cans earlier this year — Percy Street can offer you a [...]

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December 4, 2012

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Repeal Day In Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 5

Hear, hear! December 5, 1933 marked the repeal of Prohibition in America. As you can imagine, this made for many happy Americans and much celebration all across the country. 79 years later, we’re still excited about the repeal, now known officially as Repeal Day. This year, Repeal Day in Philadelphia is extra significant due to [...]

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