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September 30, 2014

The Morris Arboretum Fall Festival Returns This Weekend, October 4-5, With Scarecrows, Apples And Family-Friendly Fun

Get a breath of fresh air this weekend in Chestnut Hill at the annual Morris Arboretum Fall Festival. The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is one of the region’s most beautiful homages to horticulture with its 92 acres of forest, gardens, sculptures and more; and there’s no better time of the year than […]

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August 21, 2014

Tonight Picks: Go Taney Dragons(!), Free Concert At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Outdoor Movie Screenings, Pop-Up Alfreso Dinner Parties Across Philadelphia And More

So many summer night in Philadelphia brim with hot happenings. And tonight is definitely one of those nights. First up: your beloved Taney Dragons. Last night’s game broke ESPN ratings records. Everyone in Philadelphia watched. And while Taney lost, they’re still alive. They have a do or die game tonight at 7:30 p.m. against Chicago. […]

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August 7, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screenings Across The City, Quizzo At Franklin Square, Live Music And Alfresco Good Times At Chestnut Square, Food Trucks In Mt. Airy And More

The weather forecast for tonight is seriously perfect. Thankfully, there are a bunch of outdoor events set to fill alfresco spaces across Philadelphia. The Schuylkill Banks invites folks out for a free screening of The Princess Bride, Penn’s Landing hosts a free screening of Jaws and Clark Park and The Awesome Fest team up to […]

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August 5, 2014

The Morris Arboretum XPN Kids Corner Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Thursday, August 7

Philadelphia’s giving you more and more reasons to get out and enjoy the summer season. To wit, Morris Arboretum’s annual summer XPN Kids Corner concert series returns three Thursday nights this month, starting with this Thursday, August 7. Presented by WXPN, the three-concert series brings family-friendly musicians out to play in the verdant Chestnut Hill […]

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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 2, 2014

Morris Arboretum Hosts Yoga In The Garden And Yoga On A Limb, Outdoor Yoga Classes Throughout The Summer Months

Practice yoga in a completely new setting as Morris Arboretum hosts professional yoga teacher, Jennifer Schelter, for a series of Vinyasa yoga classes throughout the summer. Yoga in the Garden occurs every Tuesday evening — from 7 to 8:15 p.m. — from June 3 to August 5. The ten-class session rings in at $200 for non-members […]

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April 21, 2014

Celebrate Mother Nature At A Variety Of Earth Day Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia, Starting Tuesday, April 22

Tomorrow, April 22 marks Earth Day 2014, a day when folks are encouraged to celebrate and learn how to take better care of the planet. In celebration of Earth Day, an array of events are slated for tomorrow and throughout the week. This weekend, Morris Arboretum hosts a day for the trees as it presents […]

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April 10, 2014

Morris Arboretum’s Annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival Returns With Live Performances And Blooming Trees, Saturday, April 12 And 19

Revel in the advent of spring at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania in Chestnut Hill with two full days of cherry blossom-themed events April 12 and April 19 in celebration of the Arboretum’s blooming cherry trees and the ongoing Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival. The Arboretum’s festival runs for two Saturdays this month — […]

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March 27, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To Early-Spring Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Next Few Weeks

The longer days and warmer temperatures mean many things, including the arrival of outdoor events and (drumroll please!) the return of amazing festivals. Philadelphia will soon shift into high gear for spring festival season, ushering in fests of all sort — food truck gatherings, music festivals, events celebrating spring blooms and much, much more. This […]

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December 13, 2013

Reminder: Experience Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Railroad All Lit Up At Its Friday Night Lights Event, Beginning Tonight, December 13

Beginning tonight, Friday, December 13, Morris Arboretum opens its doors to late-night guests for its Friday Night Lights holiday event, a chance to see the arboretum’s renowned holiday railroad all lit up at nightfall. Friday Night Lights runs from 4 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, next Friday, December 20 and the following week, December 27. Guests […]

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