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December 4, 2014

Sister Cities Park FrostFest Arrives In Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Free Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 13 And 20

Sister Cities Park FrostFest Arrives In Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Free Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 13 And 20

No need to struggle with shopping crowds to capture photo with Santa Claus. Sister Cities Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s lovely oasis, hosts tons of free family-friendly activities and meet-and-greets with Santa Claus on Saturdays this month. Bring the family to celebrate the season at Sister Cities Park FrostFest with a variety of activities from […]

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December 2, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates The Holiday Season With Festive Programming, Live Music, Holiday Films, Gallery Tours And More

The majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art draws visitors throughout the year with its incredible collections of fine works of art. Around the holidays, though, the museum decks its halls with festive decorations and hosts jolly programs, making its galleries an enchanting place to bring family and friends throughout the season. From make-and-take crafts to insightful […]

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December 1, 2014

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Offers Pay-What-You-Wish Admission All Day Long For Giving Tuesday, This Tuesday, December 2

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Offers Pay-What-You-Wish Admission All Day Long For Giving Tuesday, This Tuesday, December 2

Have a few dollars to spare? The Philadelphia Museum of Art raises a hat to Giving Tuesday, a nationwide effort to give back to the community, with pay-what-you-wish admission all day long tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2. Pay whatever price you’d like to pay to explore the galleries at the well-loved art museum. While there, check […]

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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

Thanksgiving Day Parade

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 19, 2014

The Philadelphia Marathon Hits Town This Weekend, November 21-23 With More Than 30,000 Participants; Our Complete Spectator’s Guide To The Race, Free Fitness Expo, Kids Fun Run & More

Philadelphia Marathon

On your mark, get set, go! The 21st annual Philadelphia Marathon takes off this weekend and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses are stepping into high gear for the enormous event — one of the top 10 races in America. With a fast course that winds through the city’s historic downtown, past the stunning Philadelphia […]

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November 18, 2014

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

Book Paper Scissors Celebrates Paper-Based Art At Its Annual Pop-Up Market At The Free Library Of Philadelphia, Saturday, November 22

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch celebrates paper art at the annual Book Paper Scissors sale, presented by the Philadelphia Center for the Book. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, November 22, jump start your holiday shopping (and support the local art scene!) by browsing goods from artists as they set up […]

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November 10, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Adults-Only Event Science After Hours Returns Tomorrow, November 11, With A Night Of Guilty Pleasures

Franklin Institute

How about a little mid-week indulgence? The Franklin Institute’s adults-only Science After Hours event returns tomorrow, Tuesday, November 11 with an evening devoted to embracing and exploring a variety of guilty pleasures. Designed specifically with grown-ups in mind (read: no one under 21 allowed) the monthly adults-only events tap the deep resources of the museum […]

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November 7, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Debuts William Glackens, The First Major Survey On The Philadelphia-Born Painter In More Than 40 Years, Opening Saturday, November 8

The Barnes Foundation

Philadelphia-born painter William Glackens (1870-1938) remains regarded as one of the most important American artists of the 20th century, yet a comprehensive survey of his immense body of work had not been shown since 1966. Now, The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has remedied that habit of sparse Glackens showings with a sweeping […]

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November 6, 2014

The 2014 Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade Set For Thursday, November 27 With Massive Balloons, Huge Floats, Marching Bands, Special Guests And Much More

Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year, Philadelphia. The holiday season is nearly upon us, and with it comes spectacular holiday sights like the annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country and a true Philadelphia tradition. A yearly spectacle now in its 95th […]

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November 4, 2014

The Barnes Foundation Celebrates First Friday And Its New William Glackens Exhibition With A Vaudevillian Party On Friday, November 7

The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation hosts a two-in-one vaudevillian bash this Friday, November 7 as it celebrates First Friday and the grand opening of its William Glackens exhibition. Guests of the vaudeville-themed First Friday celebrations will receive first access to the exhibition, which officially opens on Saturday, November 8. The exhibition is the first comprehensive survey of […]

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