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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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December 5, 2012

American Swedish Historical Museum Celebrates The Holidays With Its Annual Lucia Fest And Christmas Market, Saturday, December 8

Join in the festive family fun at the American Swedish Historical Museum’s Lucia Fest and Christmas Market, Saturday, December 8, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This daytime holiday celebration is an ode to the tradition of the Festival of Saint Lucia, which marks the start of the Christmas season in Sweden. Swedish baked goodies and other bites [...]

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November 7, 2012

Save The Date: Help Beautify 57 Philadelphia Parks On LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Saturday, November 17

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 17. The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will host a day-long volunteer event in 57 parks across the city where you can rake fall leaves, plant bulbs and [...]

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October 30, 2012

PAWS To Host Its Sixth Annual “Mutt Strut” Dog Walk And Adoption Festival, Saturday, November 3

Calling all dogs… and owners. This Saturday, November 3, PAWS will be hosting their sixth annual “Mutt Strut” at FDR Park. Walk your mutt around the 1.5-mile path at FDR Park to raise money for the city’s abandoned animals. There will be plenty of activities for pets and people alike. Dress your pet up for [...]

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