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August 20, 2014

Labor Day Weekend In Philadelphia: How To Spend The Long Holiday Weekend In Philly

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day weekend is nearly here. Before the summer season winds down, a ton of events fill venues across Philadelphia for one last hurrah. Now’s the perfect time to get out there and prolong summer — whether that means hitting up a beer garden, attending a free outdoor concert, sipping […]

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August 15, 2014

Reminder! The Visit Philly Beer Garden Series Returns To The Oval Today Starting At 4 P.M. To Kick Off The Last Weekend Of Summer Programs At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway

Heads up, beer garden fans! Today and tomorrow are the final two days of The Oval Beer Garden. If you haven’t yet had a chance to visit the gorgeous grove on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, today’s the day. Today, the Visit Philly Beer Garden Happy Hour Series arrives at The Oval’s magical beer garden from […]

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August 12, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Last Chance To Experience The Free Movies, Local Food Trucks And Awesome Beer Garden At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Heads up, Philadelphia! This week is the final week of The Oval, Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway. This summer, the awesome public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has welcomed crowds to take advantage of daily programming, tons of free live entertainment, a lineup of food trucks and the lovely tree-lined beer garden. This […]

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August 11, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours Event Returns Tuesday, August 12 With Fire-Breathers, Acrobats, Funnel Cake And More

Step right up, folks. The Franklin Institute’s adults-only Science After Hours event returns tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, and it’s going to be a circus. Designed specifically with grown-ups in mind (nope, no one under 21 allowed) the monthly adults-only events tap the deep resources of the museum to put on experiments, demonstrations, talks and more […]

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August 8, 2014

Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation Kick Off Tonight, August 8 With Cocktails, Extended Hours And More

Seeking cultural enrichment along with a Friday night cocktail? The Barnes Foundation hosts fabulous art parties in celebration of First Fridays throughout the year. But now, every Friday night means a bash at the Barnes. Starting this week, Friday, August 8, the bastion of Impressionist artwork hosts arts lovers after regular museum hours to cap […]

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August 7, 2014

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

This weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to get down with some creepy crawlies at the annual Bug Fest. The Academy, which has largely focused on the study of bugs since its opening 200 years ago, brings its insect research, discovery and collection to light at this annual festival. An […]

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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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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 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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