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November 20, 2014

Our Guide To The 95th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Set To Fill The City With Floats, Balloons, Performances And More, On Thursday, November 27

The holiday season officially arrives with the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, a Center City spectacle on Thursday, November 27. The 1.4-mile 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 8:30 a.m. and continues all morning long until noon. Folks of all ages are encouraged to bundle up and celebrate the start of the season at […]

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November 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, First Person Arts Fest, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Game Of Thrones Quizzo And More

With such mild temperatures outside, getting out into the city to take advantage of after-work activities tonight should be a gimme. For those looking to get down to live tunes, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts hosts free music tonight in Commonwealth Plaza as part of its monthly Sittin’ In event. Film buffs will […]

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November 10, 2014

The Fairmount Park Holiday Gingerbread House Display Returns To The Shops At Liberty Place With 12 Recreations Of Fairmount Park Sites, November 10-21

In the interest of spreading holiday spirit, 12 local chefs annually create gingerbread houses modeled after Fairmount Park historic sites for the Gingerbread House Display at The Shops at Liberty Place. The display opens today, November 10, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m., and will remain on view through Friday, November 21. Upon […]

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October 31, 2014

Free First Sunday Returns To The Barnes Foundation This Sunday, November 2, With Performances And Talks From Local Organizations

Every first Sunday of the month — including this Sunday, November 2 — guests are invited to stroll the galleries of the Barnes for no cost at all. The museum promises visitors a look at Dr. Barnes permanent collection which consists of hundreds of works by Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso and many other renowned artists. […]

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October 30, 2014

Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns With Opportunities To Clean Up And Prepare More Than 70 City Park For Winter On Saturday, November 15

Celebrate Philadelphia’s expansive park system by doing your part to keep the city parks clean by participating in Love Your Park Fall Service Day, which hits more than 70 parks across the city on Saturday, November 15. Register online now to get involved and help some of the city’s most popular parks get in tip-top […]

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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 23, 2014

Franklin Square Plays Host To An Afternoon Of Free Trick-Or-Treating This Saturday, October 25

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Franklin Square’s trick-or-treat trail, which brings free Halloween fun to the historic park this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 3 p.m., youngsters are invited out for some pre-Halloween trick-or-treating along the square’s trick-or-treat trail. Kids are encouraged to decorate a bag for candy gathering, pick up a trick-or-treat map […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods, Retail Districts And At Attractions In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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October 20, 2014

The Rittenhouse Neighborhood Celebrates Halloween With A Free Trick-Or-Treating Celebration On Saturday, October 25

Children dressed in their Halloween best will fill the Rittenhouse neighborhood this weekend for an annual trick-or-treating extravaganza. This Saturday, October 25, the Rittenhouse Row neighborhood invites costumed guests out for a day of free trick-or-treating throughout the area. Participating Rittenhouse Row member businesses will hand out free Halloween candy to all participating costumed trick-or-treaters, […]

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October 20, 2014

Lantern Theater Company Presents A Four-Day Festival To Explore The Many Facets of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, October 23-26

Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia packs in in so many rich ideas and thoughts — ranging from science to sex – that there are entire study guides devoted to dissecting the acclaimed play’s themes and meanings. Now running on the St. Stephen’s Theater stage, Lantern Theater Company’s production of Stoppard’s masterpiece, Arcadia, serves as the season opener […]

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