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October 17, 2014

Awbury Arboretum In Historic Germantown Hosts A Fall Harvest Fest And Flea Market This Saturday, October 18

Head beyond Center City this weekend to visit the lovely Awbury Arboretum, the largest remaining pocket of open space in historic Germantown. This Saturday, October 18, Awbury welcomes visitors to its 55-acre oasis for a day-long Fall Harvest Fest and Flea Market. The family-friendly festival kicks off at 10 a.m., and continues through 3 p.m. […]

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October 2, 2014

Roundup: Harvest Festivals In Philadelphia — Our Guide To More Than 20 Harvest Festivals Coming Your Way In The Next Few Weeks

Did someone say harvest time? Fall arrives with autumnal treats (apples! pies!), activities (pumpkin carving! hay rides!) and plenty of harvest festivals celebrating all of these things and more. Revel in the best parts of fall these next few months with pumpkin festivals, wine harvest fetes, festivals celebrating apples and so much more. The harvest […]

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September 30, 2014

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival Returns On Saturday, October 4 To More Than 15 Participating Venues With Reenactments, Tours, An Oktoberfest Celebration And More

The neighborhood of Historic Germantown consistently celebrates its past with ongoing tours and more, but the outpouring of historic pride is exceptional during the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival, which is set for this Saturday, October 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festivities will largely take place at Cliveden, but also span more than […]

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September 15, 2014

The La Salle University Art Museum Presents Hung Liu: Prints And Tapestries, Opening This Wednesday, September 17

Spanish philosopher George Santayana famously wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” With its latest exhibit, the La Salle University Art Museum helps ensure that the future is bright. From Wednesday, September 17 through Friday, December 5, the Germantown-area museum presents Hung Liu: Prints and Tapestries. The mixed media exhibit […]

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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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August 7, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Historic Sites And Museums For Second Saturday, This Saturday, August 9

Historic Germantown opens the doors to all 16 of its houses, museums and destinations for its recurring Second Saturday event. This Saturday, August 9, from noon to 4 p.m., pick any of the historic destinations throughout the neighborhood to explore. The Wyck House hosts Behind the Fence Festival: Homegrown Food, sponsored by the nearby Weavers […]

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July 9, 2014

Head To Cliveden In Historic Germantown For Gtown Jazz On The Ave Concert And Fundraiser For Bebashi, This Saturday, July 12

What better way to cool off on a hot summer afternoon than with cool jazz tunes? Now that the Independence Day festivities have passed, Cliveden, a historic mansion in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, hosts Gtown Jazz on the Ave this Saturday, July 12. The estate was built just before the Revolutionary War, and is […]

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June 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, Night Market West Oak Lane, Free Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At Di Bruno Brothers And More

Blockbuster events and major festivals of all sort fill the city this evening as Night Market, the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll and an alfresco movie night pop up across Philadelphia. Food trucks of all sort — pizza, tacos, dessert, cheese and much more — fill Ogontz Avenues with more than 50 food trucks for Night […]

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June 17, 2014

Historic Germantown Celebrates Juneteenth With Its Annual All-Day Festival At The Johnson House And Along Germantown Avenue, This Saturday, June 21

The past never feels too far away in Historic Germantown. As the site of Philadelphia’s only Revolutionary War battle, the first American written protest against slavery and home of one the few remaining houses on the Underground Railroad, the Germantown community is rich with historic significance. This Thursday, June 19 is Juneteenth, a holiday that […]

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June 11, 2014

Historic Germantown Opens All 16 Of Its Mansions, Houses And Museums For Second Saturdays, Every Month Through October

History never feels like its too far gone in Historic Germantown, but on Second Saturdays the cultural heritage of the neighborhood becomes even more accessible. Once a month, on the second Saturday of each month, all 16 historic sites on and just beyond Germantown Avenue throw open their doors at the same time — noon […]

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