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October 28, 2013

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Returns With 250 Vendors, Artisan Food Purveyors, Live Music And More, November 1-3

More than 250 artisans set up shop with their finest handmade items in tow for the fall installment of the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival this weekend, November 1 through 3 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The traveling artist showcases brings the best of the best to the attention of those looking to adorn their homes [...]

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November 2, 2012

Art In The Age Presents “Jerky And Jeans” With Norman Porter And Side Project Jerky Tonight, First Friday, November 2

If fashion design is up your alley, you won’t want to miss this “tailor-made” event. Norman Porter, a local denim, canvas and leather company, will be demonstrating how to construct denim jeans at Art in the Age on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn the fascinating process of denim and leather crafting [...]

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October 4, 2012

Spread Bagelry In Rittenhouse Square To Teach A Bagel-Making Class, Tuesday, October 30

Have you had a bagel from Spread, the cult favorite Montreal-style bagelry in Rittenhouse Square? If you have and you’re addicted like we are, this class is for you. If not, you don’t know what you’re missing, and therefore this class is for you. On Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m., Spread Bagelry will host a hands-on bagel-making class ($24). Tickets (very limited!) are available online. The class is part of the Gershman Y’s two-year program “What is your Food Worth?” For more information on related programming, click here. [Spread]

September 18, 2012

Catch Chef Jose Garces Live From The Porch At 30th Street Station, Thursday, September 20 At Lunchtime

This Thursday, September 20, grab lunch with Iron Chef Jose Garces at The Porch At 30th Street Station. He’ll be conducting a cooking demo from noon-1 p.m. Plus, when you donate $10 to Philabundance, nab tasty samples from five Garces restaurants: JG Domestic, Chifa, Distrito, Garces Trading Company and Amada, plus Guapos Tacos food truck. Samples are available from 11 a.m.-2 p.m, but make sure you arrive early so you can secure a seat at one of The Porch’s colorful tables. Enjoy Iron Chef-caliber lunch and help feed families at the same time. Now that’s what we call a working lunch. [UCD]

August 28, 2012

Center City Restaurant Week Presents Chef Demos At The Comcast Center, September 6 And 13 Featuring Russet And Route 6, Respectively

As a teaser for the fall 2012 Center City Restaurant Week, the Market & Shops at Comcast Center will host two chef demos featuring star chefs from two Center City spots: Russet and Route 6. On September 6 at 12:15 p.m., catch Russet’s Executive Chef/Owner Andrew Wood, and on September 13 at 12:15 p.m. see [...]

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August 6, 2012

The Franklin Institute Makes A Mega Mess During Mess Fest, August 11-12 And 18-19

If getting your hands dirty and performing wacky science experiments are your bag, you will not want to miss the Mess Fest at the Franklin Institute during the next two weekends. Kids and adults alike will be smitten with this slimy, oozy, gooey and explosive event on Saturdays and Sundays, August 11 and 12 and [...]

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May 1, 2012

Famous Maya Monument To Be Re-Imagined In Sand Outside 30th Street Station In Honor Of The Penn Museum’s Maya.2012 Exhibition

UPDATE: We just received word that the sculpture project has been halted. After the sand arrived, concerns developed because the sculpture was being created on a PennDOT bridge structure. In honor of the world premiere opening of MAYA 2012: Lords of Time, the Penn Museum, in partnership with the University City District, has invited California [...]

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April 26, 2012

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum Presents Demo Days, A Chance To Check Out Rare Cars And Hear From Dr. Simeone Himself

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, award-winning home to one of the greatest and rarest collections of racing sports cars in the world, is hosting a monthly series of “demonstration driving days,” or simply “demo days,” which features extraordinary racing sports cars from the Simeone collection. The year-long series, which began in 2009, consists of these [...]

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November 3, 2011

The Franklin Institute Presents “Kitchen Science,” A Graphic Installation On The Science Of Food, Launching With A Hands-On Event, November 5

The Franklin Institute and its caterer Frog Commissary have teamed up to unveil Kitchen Science, a graphic installation about the science of food and cooking. Throughout Franklin Foodworks, the museum’s cafeteria-style eatery in the Jordan Lobby, illustrated panels will explore the how and why of cooking, nutrition and food safety, with experiments you can do [...]

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August 18, 2011

The 26th Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival Returns September 9-11 With A Street Fair, Car Show, Carnival, Cooking Demos And Mushrooms Galore

Mushroom lovers across the nation will converge once again in historic Kennett Square, the “Mushroom Capital of the World,” for the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, September 9-11. For the 26th year running, the festival celebrates everything and anything mushroom. It glorifies the humble fungi with three days of live entertainment, mushroom farm tours, a [...]

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