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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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February 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Presidents’ Day Celebrations In Philadelphia In 2014, Including Free Museum Admission, Themed Tours And More

Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, honors the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and the work of our nation’s Commander-in-chiefs. Celebrate Presidents’ Day 2014 with free museum admission, special tours, themed events and more for the duration of the entire long weekend — and beyond. With such iconic attractions as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty […]

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February 10, 2014

Valley Forge National Historical Park Marks Presidents’ Day With A Weekend Of Free Events Celebrating George Washington, February 16-17

In the midst of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington and his Continental Army spent the harsh winter of 1777 to 1778 encamped at what is now Valley Forge National Historical Park. This Presidents’ Day weekend, visitors to the sprawling park about 20 miles outside of Center City Philadelphia can celebrate America’s first Commander-in-Chief with […]

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December 19, 2013

Tonight Picks: Macy’s Christmas Light Show, Art Star Craft Market At Waterfront Winterfest, A Ginger-Inspired Dinner And Drink Menu At Fishtown’s Cedar Point Bar And Kitchen And More

With less than a week remaining until Christmas day, be sure to experience the glorious holiday season in Philadelphia with visits to all-time favorite attractions like the Macy’s Christmas Light Show, the Blue Cross RiverRink, Christmas Village, Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square, Comcast Holiday Spectacular, The Nutcracker performed by The Pennsylvania […]

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December 16, 2013

Valley Forge Park Celebrates The Anniversary Of The Continental March In With Candlelight Tours, Music And More, Thursday, December 19

The historic Valley Forge park celebrates the 236th anniversary of the march in of General George Washington’s Continental Army to Valley Forge with a free tour of the very grounds that the army marched and lived on. For six months, the Continental Army called Valley Forge Park home, and on Thursday, December 19, the exact […]

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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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September 28, 2012

Roundup: Fall 2012 Guide To Gorgeous Foliage In The Philadelphia Region

Despite the mild temperatures of late, the fiery colors of fall will be full blown before we know it. Whether you most enjoy the colorful fall of the Philadelphia region on four wheels, two wheels, on foot or peddling, this list will help you navigate your autumnal outdoor adventures. We’ve compiled this extensive list (divided […]

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August 15, 2012

Uwishunu’s Summer Daycation Series: Valley Forge National Historical Park In Montgomery County

[Welcome to Uwishunu's Summer Daycation series. Can't take extended time off? Working with a shoestring budget? Want to sleep in your own bed? Not a worry. This month, we'll be highlighting destinations in the Philadelphia area that make for the perfect day trip. August is the perfect month, after all, to capitalize on the chance […]

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November 3, 2011

Our Guide To Viewing Gorgeous Fall Foliage In The Philadelphia Region: The Most Scenic Spots And How To Experience Them

Across the Philadelphia region, the leaves have turned from summer green to a colorful canvas of gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds. But while stunning, fall is fleeting. Grab a group of friends or maybe a significant other, pack a picnic lunch, and head out to make the most of the autumn colors while they are […]

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October 19, 2011

The TASTE Philadelphia Festival Is Back October 21-23 With More Than 150 Vendors, Plus Demos From Top Chefs Like Jose Garces

Proceed posthaste to the 2011 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine, and Spirits at the Valley Forge Convention Center, October 21-23. Presented by Gourmet Shows, this year’s festival once again showcases the finest wine, spirits and gourmet foods around. Local chefs along with nationally-known culinary personalities/celebrities will be on-site for various and delicious demonstrations. Some […]

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