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September 24, 2014

Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, This Saturday, September 27

Heads up, college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this Saturday, September 27. Philadelphia will welcome back thousands of college students this fall, and to celebrate Campus Philly hosts a day of festivities, food and free […]

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September 23, 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live Brings Free Admission To 16 Museums Throughout The Philadelphia Area, This Saturday, September 27

This Saturday, September 27, 16 Philadelphia-area museums swing open their doors for free admission in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live. From Center City and Camden to Jenkintown and Bryn Athyn, a number of the area’s most popular museums celebrate the day with free admission to its galleries. Participating museums include the Penn Museum, […]

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September 10, 2014

Save The Date: Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Calling all college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on Saturday, September 27. Upon arrival, students are asked to check in at the Campus Philly booth to pick up wristbands that get you free museum entry […]

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August 8, 2014

The African American Museum Presents Beyond Sustenance, Which Explores African American Agriculture And Its Unexpected Roles In Life, Select Dates Through August 24

The African American Museum in Philadelphia unveils a new series for the month of August, Beyond Sustenance, an interactive look at African American culinary traditions and how they relate to agriculture. Presented in part with the museum’s African American farming exhibitions, Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America and Syd Carpenter: More Places of our Own, […]

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June 18, 2014

The African American Museum Celebrates Juneteenth With Lessons, Crafts And More Family-Friendly Programming, Saturday, June 21

This weekend, The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day slavery was abolished in the United States, with a variety of Juneteenth programming. On Saturday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the museum teams up with Macy’s for the recurring Macy’s Family Day events, full days of special […]

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June 4, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips Kicks Off, Philly Beer Week Continues With Dunkel Dare At Frankford Hall And A Canned Beer Festival At The Four Seasons, Plus Independence Mall Café Reopens And More

The weather is seriously perfect for all of the alfresco happenings on tap for the evening — the sun is shining and begging folks to get outside. Raise a glass to Wednesday and the absolutely ideal early-June weather. Center City Sips is officially back tonight at 5 p.m. Every Wednesday evening, more than 80 bars […]

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June 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Summer Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia

As the weather warms, a number of Philadelphia area museums swing open their doors and debut new marquee exhibitions. Cool off this summer inside one of the area’s awesome museums while checking out exhibitions ranging from fashion-forward spectacles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and brainy sites at the Franklin Institute to struggles of African […]

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May 14, 2014

The African American Museum Hosts Macy’s Family Fun Day Complete With Music, Crafts, Tours And More, This Saturday, May 17

Youngsters (and their parents) are invited to the African American Museum in Philadelphia this Saturday, May 17 for Macy’s Family Fun Day. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., families can visit the museum for a twofer music-filled party in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month (April) and Black Music Month (June). Through crafts, music, dance and […]

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April 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Beer School At Local 44, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, The Philadelphia Book Festival And More

Rid yourself of any midweek blues as the restaurants, bars and museums of Philadelphia host a score of fun events this evening. Manayunk Restaurant Week curbs hunger pangs all around with dinner deals at a number of participating restaurants. Depending on the restaurant, indulge in three-courses of delectable fare for $15, $25 or $35. Local […]

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March 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Nerd Nite With The Franklin Institute At Frankford Hall, Dinner Deals In Chestnut Hill And Media, Free Music At The Kimmel Center And More

It’s an evening full of deals tonight, Philadelphia. First off, Frankford Hall plays host to a Nerd Nite collaboration with The Franklin Institute. Enjoy the mild temps at Fishtown’s resident beer garden while enjoying happy-hour pricing on food and drinks (during the entire event!), nerdy quizzo and Pompeii-themed discussions from seasoned professionals. Both Chestnut Hill […]

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