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November 24, 2014

Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway Returns To Bring Holiday Cheer To The Chestnut Hill Attraction, Friday, November 28-January 4

All aboard! The holiday season starts at Morris Arboretum with the return of its Holiday Garden Railway, a quarter-mile miniature railroad set within the winter wonderland that is Morris Arboretum. The annual holiday railroad celebrates the arboretum’s roots as it is made completely from natural materials — sticks, leaves, hollowed-out logs, seeds, stones, flowers and […]

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November 21, 2014

Visit The James Turrell-Designed Skyspace At Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting During Special Winter Viewings This Holiday Season

Celebrated artist James Turrell’s Skyspaces bring the study of light and space to museums and public places around the world — including to the year-old Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, the meetinghouse for the Chestnut Hill Quaker community. Since the Skyspace at Chestnut Hill Friends opened last year, the space has welcomed thousands of visitors to […]

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November 21, 2014

Roundup: A Guide To The Top Christmas Tree Lighting Celebrations In Neighborhoods Throughout Philadelphia This Holiday Season

Make merry this holiday season by attending a festive Christmas tree lighting celebration in a number of neighborhoods throughout the city. Bundle up, grab some friends and watch hundreds of twinkling lights illuminate trees at public spaces like Rittenhouse Square, Love Park, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Citizens Bank Park and the Singing Fountain in East […]

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November 19, 2014

Bredenbeck’s Bakery And Ice Cream Parlor Hosts A Month Of Gingerbread House Workshops Including BYOB Classes, November 28-December 20

Put your gingerbread house techniques to the test — or just show them off — at Bredenbeck’s Bakery’s Gingerbread House Workshop, which runs on select days from November 28 through December 20. The bakery and ice cream parlor continues to be a purveyor of sweet treats and is spreading Christmas cheer, and knowledge, with the […]

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November 18, 2014

A Guide To Beaujolais Nouveau Day Celebrations At Restaurants, Bars And Shops In Philadelphia On Thursday, November 20

French-inspired parties bring a little je ne sais quoi to Philadelphia this Thursday, November 20, as a slew of bars, restaurants and shops celebrate the worldwide wine fête known as Beaujolais Nouveau Day. All around the world, wine-lovers gather to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau — a French wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais […]

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November 17, 2014

Roundup: Philadelphia’s Holiday Markets, Seasonal Pop-Ups, Craft Bazaars And Shopping Events This November And December

Holiday shoppers looking to purchase creative and sure-to-be-coveted gifts this season have plenty of special markets, bazaars and pop-up shops to choose from in Philadelphia. Pop-up holiday markets and events are cropping up all over town for a single day, a weekend, for several weekends or even for an entire month. Gift givers can shop […]

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November 6, 2014

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Opens Its Seasonal Holiday Pop-Up Shop In Chestnut Hill This Friday, November 7

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the folks behind this past summer’s uber-popular pop-up beer garden on South Street and the annual Philadelphia Flower Show each March, produces yet another crowd-pleasing attraction this month with the launch of its annual PHS Holiday Pop Up Store in Chestnut Hill. Opening this Friday, November 7, the temporary holiday shop […]

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October 20, 2014

Morris Arboretum Of The University Of Pennsylvania Ranks As One Of The 5 Best U.S. Gardens To Visit This Fall

Across the Philadelphia region, a visible canopy of gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds signals the arrival of the fall foliage season. In fact, the next two weeks — October 20 through 31 — ought to bring on the peak of fall’s colors. With our tree-filled landscape, there are tons of places where taking in the […]

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October 17, 2014

Weekend Picks: Harry Potter Festival, Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival, Dilworth Park OctoberFest, Thirstoberfest, Terror Behind The Walls, Clover Market, Final Days Of PHS Pop-Up And More

Here comes another big weekend, Philadelphia. Fall festivals fill practically every neighborhood in the city and countryside Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The blockbuster Harry Potter Festival hits Chestnut Hill this weekend — Friday and Saturday — and turns the neighborhood into Diagon Alley complete with a Potter Pub Crawl, a quidditch match, sorting hat demonstration, […]

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October 14, 2014

The Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill This Weekend, Oct. 17-18, Transforming The Neighborhood With A Hogwarts Express Train, Costume Contest, Magic Classes, Quidditch And So Much More

Wands at the ready, Philadelphia! Harry Potter Festival Weekend is back. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival returns to enchant Chestnut Hill this Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the fictional world created by author J.K. Rowling. Coinciding with two major Chestnut […]

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