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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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August 13, 2014

The American Swedish Historical Museum’s Summer Crayfish Party Returns This Friday, August 15

This Friday, August 15, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia and the American Swedish Historical Museum invite guests to savor one of Sweden’s most delicious summer traditions: the annual Summer Crayfish Party. Starting at 6 p.m., partygoers can pile their plates high with crayfish, potato salad, green salad, bread, Swedish meatballs with jam, Swedish cheese […]

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June 5, 2014

Deal Alert: The American Swedish Historical Museum Offers Free Admission This Friday, June 6 In Honor of Sweden’s National Day

Why wait until July 4th to celebrate a national holiday? On Friday, June 6, the American Swedish Historical Museum welcomes visitors to celebrate Sweden’s National Day at the oldest Swedish museum in the United States. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ASHM will offer free admission to all visitors. Drop in to enjoy family-friendly exhibits […]

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January 22, 2014

Warm Up With A Pea Soup And Punch Dinner At The American Swedish Historical Museum, Saturday, January 25

This Saturday, shake off the cold weather and warm up Swedish style when the Ärtsoppa och Punsch (Pea Soup and Punch) Supper returns to the American Swedish Historical Museum. This annual event, hosted by the museum’s Pea Soup Committee, kicks off at 6 p.m. Attendees will break bread together over a quintessential Swedish meal of […]

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November 11, 2013

Help Beautify More Than 70 Philadelphia Parks On LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Saturday, November 16

Now’s your chance to contribute to the city that loves you back: Philadelphia’s LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day is back on Saturday, November 16. The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will host a day-long volunteer event in nearly 80 parks across the city where you can rake fall leaves, plant bulbs […]

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October 24, 2013

Tonight Picks: Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary, Kick The Keg Happy Hour Benefit At Red Owl Tavern, Glow In The Park Fundraiser For The Fairmount Park Conservancy And More

In exactly one week, Halloween will be upon us with tons of frighteningly fun celebrations, trick-or-treating events, haunted parties and much, much more. Before the holiday next week, embrace the spirit of fall around Philadelphia tonight with a number of events that are hair-raising, fundraising or just plain fun. For starters, Eastern State Penitentiary hosts […]

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October 23, 2013

The 2nd Annual Glow In The Park Event Makes Its Way To FDR Park With Food Trucks, An Open Bar, Fire Dancers And More, Tomorrow, October 24

Celebrate the expansive, 348-acre FDR Park, home to lakes, a skate park, golf course, tennis courts, the American Swedish Historical Museum and much more, at the second-annual Glow in the Park fundraiser for the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Tomorrow, Thursday, October 24, from 6 to 9 p.m., drink, dance, mingle and dine underneath the historic boathouse […]

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August 20, 2013

Savor A Taste of Sweden At The American Swedish Historical Museum’s Summer Crayfish Party, Friday, August 23

The American Swedish Historical Museum invites visitors to experience a delicious Swedish summer tradition: crayfish! In partnership with the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, the museum will host its Summer Crayfish Party beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 23. Why crayfish? Years ago, these sea creatures were plentiful in the lakes of central Sweden, […]

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July 22, 2013

The American Swedish Historical Museum Pours Scandinavian And Local Suds During Its Annual SmörgåsBeer’d Festival, Saturday, July 27

Great news — there’s no need to trek to the Ikea snack bar to get your fix of Swedish goodies! For the third year in a row, the American Swedish Historical Museum presents SmörgåsBeer’d, a festive celebration of bites and brews. On Saturday, July 27, 5 to 8 p.m., pair some of Sweden’s tastiest treats, […]

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June 11, 2013

Our Picks For How To Celebrate The 2013 U.S. Open In And Around Philadelphia

This week, the 2013 U.S. Open comes to the world-famous Merion Golf Club, the historic course located on Philadelphia’s Main Line. But, you didn’t score tickets to the Open, you say? That’s no reason not to get in on the championship golf tournament action. For the first time in more than 30 years, Philadelphia is […]

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