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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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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

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September 25, 2014

Sample More Than 75 Hard Ciders At The Pour The Core: Hard Cider Festival At The Navy Yard, This Saturday, September 27

It’s apple season in Philly, and there are few better ways to celebrate than with a refreshing hard apple cider — or 75! This Saturday, the Pour The Core: Hard Cider Festival series returns to Philly for the second year in a row, setting up camp at The Navy Yard. Whether you’re a hard cider […]

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September 24, 2014

The Downingtown Fall Fest Returns With A Victory Beer Garden, Shopping, A BMX Bike Show, Live Music And More, Sunday, September 28

Cheers! Downingtown Fall Fest brings beer-fueled fun to the Chester County town this Sunday, September 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Presented by Victory Brewing Company, the festival promises more than 150 vendors, a Victory beer garden and tasty fare from Wallace Avenue to Green Street on Lancaster Avenue. Enjoy alfresco food and beer from […]

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September 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Debuts Its 2014-2015 Season With Season Begins At The Kimmel Center, This Weekend, September 26-28

The Philadelphia Orchestra launches its 2014-2015 season this weekend, September 26-28, with Season Begins, a show featuring Lang Lang, an accomplished classical pianist and graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. One of the classical music world’s most popular musicians, Lang Lang will take the Verizon Hall stage with the Orchestra’s popular conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, […]

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September 23, 2014

The Art-Reach Fall Festival Brings Interactive Arts, Live Entertainment, Food Trucks And More To West Fairmount Park, Saturday, September 27

From world-class museums to powerful performances, Philadelphia is alive with the arts. Art-Reach, a local non-profit organization, helps make sure that no one misses out on these amazing cultural experiences. To celebrate 28 years of helping Philly’s underserved audiences connect with the arts, this fantastic organization is throwing a fun-filled fundraising event. This Saturday, September […]

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September 19, 2014

The Chester County Restaurant Festival Returns For Its 35th Year With Nearly 200 Vendors, A Beer Garden And More, Sunday, September 21

The charming borough of West Chester exudes an energetic, young vibe — thanks in large part to its resident West Chester University — and its main streets are filled with excellent restaurants and independent shops. Each September, West Chester Restaurant Week draws flocks of foodies to town, with the culinary celebration culminating in the daylong, […]

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September 18, 2014

Clark Park Music And Arts Fall Equinox Festival Returns This Saturday, September 20 With Music, Art, Vendors, Food Trucks And More

More than 15 early-fall festivals hit Philadelphia and its surrounding towns this weekend, but in West Philadelphia, the main action is in verdant Clark Park. From 11 a.m. to sundown this Saturday, September 20, the Clark Park Music & Arts Fall Equinox Festival brings local musicians to the stage for free performances all day long. […]

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September 17, 2014

Reminder: Brauhaus Schmitz’s And Frankford Hall’s Oktoberfest Block Parties Take Over The City, This Saturday, September 20

Philadelphia puts on its lederhosen this Saturday, September 20 for a number of blockbuster Oktoberfest events, including Frankford Hall’s Fishtown block party and Brauhaus Schmitz’s South Street celebration. Frankford Hall’s annual block party shuts down Frankford Avenue from Girard Avenue to Shackamaxon Streets and promises numerous beer tents, German eats, games and even food and […]

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