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November 24, 2014

Morris Arboretum’s Holiday Garden Railway Returns To Bring Holiday Cheer To The Chestnut Hill Attraction, Friday, November 28-January 4

All aboard! The holiday season starts at Morris Arboretum with the return of its Holiday Garden Railway, a quarter-mile miniature railroad set within the winter wonderland that is Morris Arboretum. The annual holiday railroad celebrates the arboretum’s roots as it is made completely from natural materials — sticks, leaves, hollowed-out logs, seeds, stones, flowers and […]

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November 11, 2014

The Top 12 Things We’re Most Excited About Doing This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

It’s official, folks. With Thanksgiving Day just a few short weeks away, it’s safe to say the holiday season has begun. Though holiday shopping and seasonal lights may not hit in earnest for a couple weeks, it’s definitely time to start making those lists (and checking them twice) so you don’t miss any of the […]

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October 20, 2014

Morris Arboretum Of The University Of Pennsylvania Ranks As One Of The 5 Best U.S. Gardens To Visit This Fall

Across the Philadelphia region, a visible canopy of gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds signals the arrival of the fall foliage season. In fact, the next two weeks — October 20 through 31 — ought to bring on the peak of fall’s colors. With our tree-filled landscape, there are tons of places where taking in the […]

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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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