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October 17, 2014

Awbury Arboretum In Historic Germantown Hosts A Fall Harvest Fest And Flea Market This Saturday, October 18

Head beyond Center City this weekend to visit the lovely Awbury Arboretum, the largest remaining pocket of open space in historic Germantown. This Saturday, October 18, Awbury welcomes visitors to its 55-acre oasis for a day-long Fall Harvest Fest and Flea Market. The family-friendly festival kicks off at 10 a.m., and continues through 3 p.m. […]

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October 15, 2014

The First-Ever ’Staches And Spirits Event Brings Hairstyles And Whiskey To The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, Thursday, October 16

The goatee. The beehive. The Rachel. History has given us some pretty memorable hair — and facial hair — styles. Join the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to celebrate these iconic looks during its first-ever ’Staches and Spirits party this Thursday, October 16. From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., guests will get exclusive access to a one-night-only […]

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October 13, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours Returns With A Halloween-Themed Monster Mash Up This Tuesday, October 14

Seeking a spine-tingling good time on a Tuesday evening? The Franklin Institute has your back. In case you haven’t heard, the longstanding museum has expanded its brainy programming to include events made exclusively for adults in the monthly series Science After Hours. The adults-only evening (read: for the 21-and-up crowd) taps the deep resources of […]

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October 13, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Enjoy Columbus Day In Philadelphia!

Happy Columbus Day, Philadelphia! As we are marking the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas, let’s take the opportunity to celebrate the arrival of fall in Philadelphia, too. Whether or not you have an extended weekend in honor of Columbus Day, there’s plenty to do out and about in the city today and […]

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October 9, 2014

Chocolate: The Exhibition, A Look At The Evolution Of Chocolate Throughout History, Opens At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, October 11

Chocolate fans, rejoice! The sweet treat takes the spotlight at The Academy of Natural Sciences for its new exhibition, Chocolate: The Exhibition. Opening this Saturday, October 11, the exhibition brings guests on a journey through the evolution of chocolate, from something found on a rainforest tree to a commodified piece of candy. Throughout the exhibition, […]

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October 7, 2014

Deal Feed: Score Half Off Tickets To Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation On October 10 And 17 With Code UWISHUNU50

Seeking cultural enrichment to pair with a Friday night cocktail? Look no further. Every Friday night through the end of the year, The Barnes Foundation keeps its doors open until well after sunset for after-dark art appreciation and cocktails. From 5 to 9 p.m., enjoy a drink, mix and mingle with likeminded art-lovers and check […]

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October 3, 2014

The Franklin Institute Presents The East Coast Debut Of Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out, Opening Saturday, October 4; Plus, Sesame Street Presents: The Body Is Now Open

Brace yourself. The uber-popular Body Worlds exhibition has returned to The Franklin Institute — this time, with animals. Opening this Saturday, October 4, Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out gives visitors a rare and unprecedented view of nature through the exhibition of more than 100 plastinated specimens including octopuses, goats, ostriches and even a giraffe. The […]

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October 3, 2014

The Family Arts Festival Brings Free Museum Admission, Crafts, Food Trucks And More To PAFA, This Sunday, October 5

This Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m., the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts swings open its doors for free and takes some fun outside for the rain or shine Family Arts Festival. Largely located in Lenfest Plaza, which is directly adjacent to the museum, the free festival promises live performances, crafts, chalk […]

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October 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. With the equinox well behind us, autumn has officially arrived in Philadelphia and, with it, a whole new outpouring of fresh art exhibitions and events are cropping up all over town. Kick off October on this […]

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October 2, 2014

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Opens The Two-Part Exhibit Eiko: A Body in Places Friday, October 3 With A Free Performance Inside 30th Street Station

This month, the hustle of commuters at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station should pause in favor of the arts. Last spring, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts installed pop artist KAWS’ massive sculpture PASSING THROUGH at Amtrak’s 30th Street Station. Now, PAFA follows up its successful installation with four different dates of live performance art […]

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