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September 19, 2013

Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill October 18-19! To Once Again Transform The Neighborhood Into Diagon Alley With A Quidditch Tournament, Harry Potter Pub Crawl And Much More

Get ready to break out your wands, Harry Potter fans. The annual blockbuster Harry Potter Festival returns to Chestnut Hill Friday, October 18, and Saturday, October 19, for two days of spellbinding events that magically morph the neighborhood into the fictional world created by author J.K. Rowling. Coinciding with two Chestnut Hill College happenings, the [...]

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September 5, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To The More Than 50 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming Your Way In Philadelphia

Summer may be winding to a close, but there certainly isn’t any shortage of alfresco festivals to fill your calendar. September and October usher in more than 50 (!!!) festivals to celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of fall, and all happenings are set to spotlight the great things that come with the [...]

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August 29, 2013

Check Out Finally Friday In Mt. Airy For Free Beer, Live Music, Free Yoga, Artisan Vendors And More, This Friday, August 30

Wrap up August and kick off your Labor Day weekend in Mt. Airy this Friday, August 30, with the neighborhood’s community-driven arts crawl, Finally Friday. The monthly event is the perfect time to check out the burgeoning neighborhood, which was just named as the Philadelphia choice for CNN Money’s recent roundup of Best Big-City Neighborhoods. [...]

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July 23, 2013

Finally Friday In Mt. Airy Resurfaces For Its July Event Featuring Free Beer, A Free Yoga Class, Artisan Vendors And More, This Friday, July 26

July is quickly coming to an end, and to mark its passing, Mt. Airy hosts its monthly Finally Friday event, an evening of discounts, free beer samples and artisan vendors. Did someone say free beer? The folks at the Trolley Car Diner did! From 5 to 7:30 p.m., enjoy a free beer tasting at the [...]

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June 28, 2013

Discover Key Moments In Historic Germantown’s Past As It Hosts Its Free 9th Annual Independence Day Celebration, Thursday, July 4

Come one, come all to Historic Germantown’s 9th annual Independence Day celebration. The multi-site event welcomes guests of all ages to visit the sites that have been around since the days of our founding fathers. Explore some of Germantown’s most historic sites, dating back to as early as the 17th century. History will come alive [...]

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June 18, 2013

Moonlight Movies And Dining Under The Stars Return To Mt. Airy This Summer, Beginning This Friday, June 21

This Friday is the official first day of summer, and what better way to celebrate than with an excellent outdoor event. Free film screenings and food truck fare join forces this Friday, June 21, at Mt. Airy’s first Moonlight Movies and Dining Under The Stars event of the summer. Bring out your lawn chairs and [...]

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June 12, 2013

In Celebration Of The 148 Anniversary Of The End Of Slavery, The Johnson House And Historic Site Hosts Its Annual Juneteenth National Freedom Day Festival, This Saturday, June 15

This Saturday, June 15, on the 148th anniversary of the abolition of slavery, visit the Johnson House Historic Site, one of Philadelphia’s many historically significant sites. Germantown’s Johnson House Historic Site was once a key stop on the underground railroad and housed trailblazers like Harriet Tubman. In celebration of its history and the passage and [...]

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May 1, 2013

Get Your Garden Ready For Spring And Summer At The Chestnut Hill Home And Garden Festival, This Sunday, May 5

Spring and summer are synonymous with flowers and plants of all sort. Get ready to prep your home and garden for the warmer weather this weekend at Chestnut Hill’s Home and Garden Festival. From 11 a.m to 5 p.m on Sunday, May 5, Germantown Avenue between Rex and Willow Grove Avenues blooms with colorful plants, [...]

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March 12, 2013

The Philadelphia Dance Theatre To Host Alonzo King LINES Ballet Discovery Project For Young Dancers, March 14-17

The San Francisco based Alonzo King LINES Ballet Discovery Project will be coming to Philadelphia for the first time ever to lead dancers in a four day instructive course. The group will be coming to the Philadelphia Dance Theater from March 14-17. The program is for students ages 13-25 who have a skill level of [...]

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December 11, 2012

Germantown’s Cliveden Carriage House Presents A Special Discussion And Tasting Of Traditional Fermented Brews, Friday, December 14

The Cliveden Carriage House on Germantown Avenue pours over the age old process of fermented beverages with a special two hour tasting and educational event, Uncorking the Past: A Tasting and Talk with Patrick, Friday, December 14, 7-9 p.m. Guest Patrick McGovern, the Scientific Director of the University of Pennsylvania Museum’s Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory, will [...]

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