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August 21, 2014

The Ukrainian Folk Festival Returns To Horsham With Traditional Performances, Vendors, Food And More, Sunday, August 24

This Sunday, August 24 from noon to 4 p.m., the Ukrainian Folk Festival returns to the the Ukrainian American Sport Center in Horsham (which is only about 40 minutes from Center City) and brings with it a variety of Ukrainian traditions. The festival celebrates the anniversary of Ukraine’s independence through traditional dance and music performances. […]

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August 12, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival, Returning With Seven Stages Of Live Music, Camping, Crafts, Food Trucks And More, August 14-17

The longest-running music festival of its kind in the entire country, the Philadelphia Folk Festival has become a regional legend and remains an epically good time. Now in its 53rd year of brining the best of folk music to the Philadelphia countryside, the Philadelphia Folk Festival brings the sweet sounds of folk music back to […]

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July 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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March 11, 2014

Shop Handmade Items From More Than 250 Artisans At The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, March 14-16

This weekend, more than 250 artisans head to the Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania for the biannual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, a shopping extravaganza featuring handmade items made by talented craftspeople. From March 14 to 16, folks are invited to get shopping at the show which promises handcrafted home accessories, furniture, jewelry, pottery, glassware, clothing […]

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December 10, 2013

The Historic Pennypacker Mills Home Welcomes Guests For A Victorian Christmas Open House, This Saturday, December 14 And Holiday Home Tours All Season Long

Bask in Christmas glory at Pennypacker Mills, the home of Pennsylvania’s late Governor, Samuel Pennypacker. Visit the Montgomery County home as it is decked with holiday decor for the season. This Saturday, December 14, Pennypacker Mills presents its Christmas Open House from 2 to 8 p.m. Take in the holiday cheer and impressive decor while […]

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October 28, 2013

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Returns With 250 Vendors, Artisan Food Purveyors, Live Music And More, November 1-3

More than 250 artisans set up shop with their finest handmade items in tow for the fall installment of the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival this weekend, November 1 through 3 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center. The traveling artist showcases brings the best of the best to the attention of those looking to adorn their homes […]

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October 1, 2013

The Ambler Main Street Oktoberfest Returns For Its 22nd Year With A Beer Garden, Food, Music And Family-Friendly Fun, Saturday, October 5

Though the weather may feel more like spring this week, the fall festival season is in full swing with events both in the city and just beyond city limits. This weekend, make the quick trip to Ambler in Montgomery County for the annual Ambler Main Street Oktoberfest, now in its 22nd year. On Saturday, October […]

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September 13, 2013

Roundup: A Guide To Harvest Festivals In Philadelphia And The Countryside This Fall

In celebration of autumn’s bounty — pumpkins, gourds, apples, squash and more — numerous parks, farms and markets host harvest festivals to salute the season. And after a few months of humid weather, the crisp fall air can’t come soon enough. From happenings promising hayrides within the city limits to apple picking celebrations at a […]

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July 3, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Philadelphia Countryside Fourth Of July Barbecues, Parades, Family-Friendly Activities And Fireworks

Independence Day celebrations span from city to countryside every year, and from family-friendly activities and reenactments at the Valley Forge National Historical Park to wine and barbecue festivals at nearly 10 area wineries, the holiday weekend celebrations outside of the city are in no shortage. For those looking for something to do in one of […]

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March 13, 2013

Coming Attraction: The 2013 U.S. Open To Be Played At Merion Golf Club, June 10-16 — The First Major Championship To Be Played In Philadelphia In More Than 30 Years

Golf fans in the Philadelphia area should be getting pretty excited. This June, for the first time in more than 30 years, Philadelphia will host one of golf’s four majors. The 2013 U.S. Open will be played at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore from June 10-16. Philadelphia last hosted a major championship in 1981, […]

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