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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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October 22, 2014

Manayunk Celebrates Halloween With 3-Days Of Events Including A Screening Of Hocus Pocus, Trick-Or-Treating And More, October 23-25

Manayunk celebrates Halloween, or Halloweekend, with three days of themed events — from a zombie dance party and trick or treating to a screening of Hocus Pocus and an eerie one-act show. The Halloweekend festivities kick off with a performance by the Manayunk Theatre Company at Bourbon Blue on Thursday, October 23. Watch the theatrical […]

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October 21, 2014

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

Celebrate all things fall at the annual South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fall Fest, returning this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 5 p.m., fall-centric activities for children and adults alike will fill the historic Headhouse Shambles. Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, crafts from Fleisher Art Memorial’s ColorWheels mobile art studio, storytelling, circus aerial performances, […]

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October 17, 2014

Awbury Arboretum In Historic Germantown Hosts A Fall Harvest Fest And Flea Market This Saturday, October 18

Head beyond Center City this weekend to visit the lovely Awbury Arboretum, the largest remaining pocket of open space in historic Germantown. This Saturday, October 18, Awbury welcomes visitors to its 55-acre oasis for a day-long Fall Harvest Fest and Flea Market. The family-friendly festival kicks off at 10 a.m., and continues through 3 p.m. […]

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October 17, 2014

Historic Bristol Day Returns Under A Delaware River Theme With Exhibits, Tours, A Regatta, Music And More, Saturday, October 18

Celebrate Bristol at its annual Historic Bristol Day, which hits the Bucks County town this Saturday, October 18. This year, the Delaware River takes the spotlight as the festival centers around the river’s impact on Bristol and the Delaware River’s important role in history. Bristol’s waterfront location made it an important transportation hub and a […]

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October 17, 2014

Reminder: DesignPhiladelphia Wraps Its 10th Anniversary Festival Today With A Closing Celebration At Crane Arts And More, Friday, October 17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary year this month. Today, Friday, October 17, marks the final day of the events, but it’s not too late to get in on the celebration of our city’s creative culture. There are still more than 20 exhibitions and […]

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