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October 31, 2014

A Guide To The 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival, Returning November 4-15 With Storytelling, Panels And A Food Event With Chefs Marcus Samuelsson And Jennifer Carroll

Now in its 13th year, the First Person Arts Festival continues its unique celebration of documenting real life through storytelling. Internationally renowned artists join everyday people from both Philadelphia and across the country to take part in the annual event, sharing their tall tales and personal experiences on stages around town from November 4 to […]

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October 29, 2014

Liberty Lands Park In Northern Liberties Hosts A Neighborhood Halloween And Fall Festival This Sunday, November 2

The Halloween spirit keeps on keepin’ on all weekend long with tons of neighborhood festivals, eerie tours and ghoulish celebrations throughout Philadelphia. For those looking to continue the Halloween celebrations all the way through Sunday, head to Northern Liberties’ Liberty Lands Park for a community-driven festival on Sunday, November 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. […]

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October 28, 2014

The South Street Neighborhood Celebrates Day Of The Dead With A Festival And Parade From Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens On Sunday, November 2

The South Street neighborhood and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens team up to celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, with a parade and festival on Sunday, November 2. The festivities will start with a parade that leaves from Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens at 1:45 p.m. Skeleton puppets, dancers, mariachi music and Frida Kahlo-costumed guests will […]

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October 27, 2014

Peddler’s Village Celebrates Fall’s Favorite Fruit With Its Annual Apple Festival, This Weekend, November 1-2

Calling all apple lovers! Peddler’s Village celebrates the sweet, autumnal fruit with a weekend of festivities, this weekend November 1 and 2, for its 41st annual Apple Festival. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days, fill up on a variety of apple treats like warm apple cider, apple cakes, caramel apples, apple butter […]

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October 27, 2014

The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Races Through The City November 21-23; Runner Registration Ends This Saturday, November 1

Let the countdown to one of the biggest weekend events in the Philadelphia area begin. The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon returns November 21-23, and runners, fans, spectators and local businesses should start to gear up for the enormous event — one of the top ten races in America. With a fast course that winds through the […]

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October 24, 2014

Weekend Picks: Halloween Celebrations In East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse And Old City, Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta, POST, Terror Behind The Walls, Oktoberfest At Dilworth Park And More

This pre-Halloween weekend means tons of tricks and treats are in the bag all throughout the region. Halloween arrives in neighborhoods including East Passyunk, Manayunk, Rittenhouse and South Street with family-friendly activities, costume contests, trick-or-treating and much more. Dilworth Park also wraps up its Oktoberfest celebrations with a beer-fueled bash on Saturday complete with music, […]

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October 23, 2014

The 2014 Thomas Eakins Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend, Saturday And Sunday, October 25-26

This weekend, rowers from all over the world will flow to Philadelphia for the renowned Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, returning Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26. What began with just 160 rowers in 1971 is now one of the largest rowing competitions in the world — and it’s right here in […]

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October 23, 2014

The Annual 215 Festival Spotlights Philadelphia’s Literary Scene On South Street This Weekend, October 23-26

Starting today, October 23 and running through Sunday, October 26, the 215 Festival returns to celebrate Philly’s literary scene with free readings, cocktail-fueled events and more. This year, the literary fest fills locations along South Street with a variety of events that celebrate the written word. The festivities kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. with […]

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October 22, 2014

Halloween Arrives On East Passyunk Avenue With The Neighborhood-Wide Fall Fest And Spooky Saturday This Saturday, October 25

South Philly gets in the Halloween spirit this weekend for the East Passyunk neighborhood’s annual Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday, a day-long festival of free family-friendly fun. This Saturday, October 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., folks are encouraged to start the Halloween celebrations early by arriving decked out in costumes (yup, adults, kids […]

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October 22, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Chrysanthemum Festival Returns, Featuring More Than 20,000 Beautiful Blooms, October 25-November 23

With the autumn season now in full swing, Longwood Gardens gorgeous property makes for a perfect place to find nature’s colorful foliage, or to tuck indoors to take in the beautiful blooms of the expansive conservatory. This Saturday, October 25, Longwood Gardens opens its annual Chrysanthemum Festival, which features more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums grown […]

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