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October 15, 2014

The First-Ever ’Staches And Spirits Event Brings Hairstyles And Whiskey To The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, Thursday, October 16

The goatee. The beehive. The Rachel. History has given us some pretty memorable hair — and facial hair — styles. Join the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to celebrate these iconic looks during its first-ever ’Staches and Spirits party this Thursday, October 16. From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., guests will get exclusive access to a one-night-only […]

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October 6, 2014

Experience A Night In Old Havana During The Third Annual Fanfare On The Fantail Aboard The Olympia, Saturday, October 11

Americans may not be able to travel to Cuba with ease, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t experience the magic of this Caribbean island nation. On Saturday, October 11, the Independence Seaport Museum presents its third annual Fanfare on the Fantail: A Night in Old Havana. From 7 to 10 p.m., guests will come […]

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October 1, 2014

The Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Glow In The Park Fundraiser Fills The Strawberry Mansion Music Pavilion Next Thursday, October 9

Celebrate Philadelphia’s expansive park system at Glow in the Park, an annual fundraiser party hosted by the Fairmount Park Conservancy. On Thursday, October 9 from 6 to 9 p.m., drink, dine, dance and mingle at the lovely historic Strawberry Mansion Music Pavilion while celebrating and raising funds for the city’s beloved parks. At the party, […]

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August 26, 2014

Put Your Best Foot Forward And Run The Boxers’ Trail 5K In East Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 13

Little known fact: Fairmount Park is home to a 3.8-mile trail that has served as a training site for Philadelphia-area boxers for years — even world-renowned boxer Joe Frazier used the trail as a training ground. The trail, which is appropriately named Boxers’ Trail, is adjacent to Kelly Drive and runs along the Schuylkill River. […]

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August 11, 2014

Greensgrow Farms Hosts A Shrimp Boil Fundraiser Saturday, August 16, Featuring Seafood, Southern Sides, Beer, Music And More

Ready for a good ol’ fashioned Southern shrimp boil? Head to Greensgrow Farms for shrimp, beer, music and more Saturday, August 16, as the favorite urban farm and food producer hosts a party to raise funds for its Community Kitchen. The Community Kitchen is a demonstration kitchen and a business incubator for a number of […]

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August 7, 2014

The Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge Returns To Citizens Bank Park This Saturday, August 9 With More Than 20 Competing Restaurants

This Saturday, August 9, a number of Philly’s favorite restaurants and chefs put their best barbecue forward for the 13th-annual Stephen Starr-Garry Maddox Barbecue Challenge. Come hungry and sample smoky barbecue form more than 20 competitors — and vote for your favorite. Talented teams will take home the People’s Choice award. Participating restaurants include Butcher […]

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May 30, 2014

The Schuylkill Shindig, A Fundraiser For The Schuylkill Banks, Brings Food Trucks, Drinks And Music To The Riverside Park, Saturday, June 7

Celebrate the efforts behind the Schuylkill Banks, the awesome park, workout area, boat launch and home to tons of favorite summer events (enter outdoor movie nights) at the Schuylkill Shindig, a fundraiser party next Saturday, June 7. The evening fête on the Schuylkill River Waterfront promises food, drinks, music and scenic views to boot. Tickets, […]

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May 29, 2014

Support Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Libraries By Participating In The Book It! 5K Fun Run, Next Saturday, June 7

Run for a good cause as the public libraries of Philadelphia present a 5K Fun Run next Saturday, June 7. Dash from library to library while helping to raise funds for the neighborhood libraries of North Philadelphia. The run starts at the Widener Library at 2808 W. Lehigh Avenue and proceeds down Lehigh Avenue to […]

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May 14, 2014

The Phillies Phestival Returns To Raise Funds For ALS Research With Autograph Events, A Silent Auction, Games And More, May 19

Rub elbows with some of the Philadelphia Phillies’ finest at the annual Phillies Phestival, an evening of autographs and a silent auction all in the name of ALS research at Citizens Bank Park. Since 1983, the Phillies have raised more than $14.3 million for ALS research. ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neuromuscular condition […]

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May 14, 2014

Yoga on the Steps Returns To The Iconic Steps Of The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, This Sunday, May 18

Breathe in, breathe out, and raise money for a good cause. This Sunday, May 18, join hundreds of local yogis for a morning practice on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for Yoga on the Steps. Now in its 13th year of bringing this yoga-for-a-cause event to Philadelphia, Yoga on the Steps is […]

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