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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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November 21, 2013

Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway Returns Friday, November 22 With Sparkling Lights And Model Trains In A Winter Garden

As twinkling lights switch on and holiday attractions open for the season, make time for a trip to Chestnut Hill’s Morris Arboretum to take in the gorgeous gardens and whimsical Holiday Garden Railway. Opening for the season on Friday, November 22, the railroad includes a quarter mile of model railroad track featuring seven loops and [...]

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November 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Must-See Holiday Attractions In Philadelphia And The Countryside In 2013

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] The City of Brotherly Love embraces the most wonderful time of the year, hosting a festive array of iconic holiday attractions. [...]

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November 19, 2013

Roundup: Top Places To View Holiday Lights In And Around Philadelphia This Season

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] ’Tis the season for all things merry and bright in Philadelphia. Though early sunsets make for dark winter evenings, the twinkle [...]

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October 16, 2013

Morris Arboretum Celebrates Fall And Farming With Bloomfield Farm Day And The Final Day Of Its Scarecrow Walk, Sunday, October 20

One of the region’s most-beloved horticulture destinations, the Morris Arboretum at the University of Pennsylvania holds acres upon acres of forest, gardens, sculptures, greenhouses and more. And truly, there’s no better time of the year than autumn to enjoy the spectacular colors of its fall foliage. This weekend, visit the bucolic Chestnut Hill site to [...]

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September 30, 2013

The Fall Festival At Morris Arboretum Returns This Weekend With Tons Of Autumnal Crafts, Zoo Animals, Apple Tastings And More, October 5-6

Get a breath of fresh air this weekend at Morris Arboretum’s annual fall festival. On October 5 and 6, partake in a plethora of autumnal activities at the expansive 92-acre arboretum. Let out the artist inside you with seasonal crafts such as pumpkin painting and scarecrow making and enjoy apple samplings, one of fall’s most [...]

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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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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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