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June 25, 2010

Manayunk’s 21st Annual Arts Festival

Want to get outside this weekend? Then, head to historic Manayunk for their 21st Annual Arts Festival! Talented artists from across the country with a wide range of artwork, from paintings to drawings, glass to mixed media, will cover the entire length of Main Street. Whether you’re a collector in the mood to shop or […]

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December 24, 2009

Celebrate New Year’s Day @ the Kimmel Center: Grab Brunch, Discounted Tickets, & More

Looking for a great place to watch the parade and keep warm? Then look no further. The Kimmel Center has got you covered. The Kimmel Center will be open on Friday, January 1st from 9am to 6pm, welcoming in guests with free live music, a bird eye’s view of the Mummers Parade, discounted ticket sales, […]

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October 15, 2009

The Philadelphia Food & Wine Festival Starts Tomorrow

Looking for something to do this weekend that will get you out of the house but will also keep you protected from the inclement weather that’s predicted to roll our way? Consider the 2009 Philadelphia Food & Wine Festival, that kicks off tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center (it’s out near […]

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October 9, 2009

Tattoo Festival on the Olympia @ the Independence Seaport Museum

Did you ever want to get tattooed on board an 1892 warship? Sure you have. Next weekend, from October 16th to the 18th, nearly 40 tattooists skilled in the art of American Traditional tattoos (the style favorite by early 20th century sailors) will be practicing their trade on board the 1892 Historic Landmark Cruiser, Olympia. […]

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July 14, 2009

National Ice Cream Month Spotlight: Bassett’s Ultimate Ice Cream Festival

Ice cream in the summer is a must-have. Luckily for Philadelphians, we have plenty of spots that serve great ice cream, every day. If you’re a frequent visitor to the Reading Terminal, you already know about the gooey, frozen goodness that is Bassett’s Ice Cream. And if haven’t gone yet, Bassett’s 3rd Annual Ultimate Philadelphia […]

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May 22, 2009

Hidden City Philadelphia

While Philadelphia is riddled with pristinely preserved architectural landmarks and historic tourist attractions, it also contains plenty of once-significant places that have been forgotten over the years. Hidden City Philadelphia, a new arts festival presented by Peregrine Arts, aims to right that wrong by celebrating “hidden” locations — buildings we pass every day but hardly […]

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May 22, 2009

Locals Only: Beer Fest & Summer Happy Hour @ Local 44

Inside Local 44 Everybody loves great beer, but when you order a local beer, you support your local craft brews, decrease your carbon imprint, and quench that undying thirst. Local 44 loves beer, and they’re showing their love for our local breweries with a special Locals Only Beer Weekend. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, May 23-25, 2009 […]

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February 19, 2009

Celebration of African Cultures @ the University of Pennsylvania Museum

The University of Pennsylvania is doing its part to bring attention to Africa as they host the 20th annual Celebration of African Cultures. This event hopes to display the history, the artistry, the cultural relevance and the traditional values that make Africa such an intriguing place. Starting on Saturday, February 21, this day doesn’t quit, with a […]

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November 10, 2008

First Person Arts Festival 2008

For seven years, First Person Arts has been finding new and innovative ways to honor and support memoir and documentary art. The only festival devoted to celebrating art based on real-life experiences, First Person showcases works by renowned local and national artists, while also encouraging emerging artists. Festival topics range from competitive eating and sports, […]

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October 2, 2008

Midtown Village Fall Festival

Post by Kelly White Call it what you want, but refer to 13th Street between Chestnut and Walnut streets; Sansom Street between Juniper and 12th Streets; and Drury Lane as Midtown Village for at least one day. What you do the rest of the year is all you, but the third annual Midtown Village Fall […]

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