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April 16, 2014

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Beer School At Local 44, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, The Philadelphia Book Festival And More

Rid yourself of any midweek blues as the restaurants, bars and museums of Philadelphia host a score of fun events this evening. Manayunk Restaurant Week curbs hunger pangs all around with dinner deals at a number of participating restaurants. Depending on the restaurant, indulge in three-courses of delectable fare for $15, $25 or $35. Local […]

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January 29, 2014

Wagner Free Institute Of Science Hosts Storytelling, Crafts And More For Wagner’s Winter Wonderland, Saturday, February 1

What began as a free adult science-education institution in 1855 continues today as the Wagner Free Institute of Science, a natural science and history museum housed in a Victorian-era building offering classes, free programming and a vast 100,000-specimen museum. This Saturday, February 1, the Wagner Institute invites lovers of science inside its wood-paneled interior to […]

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November 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Day In Midtown Village And Other Neighborhoods, The Hunger Games Early Premiere At The Franklin Institute, Food Fight Fundraiser For Fairmount And More

Happy almost weekend, Philadelphia! The city is abuzz with Thursday night events (and lots of wine) to help start your weekend a little early. Today marks the annual wine celebration, Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a holiday toasting to a light, fruity wine from the Beaujolais region in France that is released for sale after being fermented […]

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September 4, 2013

The Philadelphia Honey Festival Returns September 6-8 With Beekeeping Demos, Mead And Honey-Beer Tastings, Tours, Crafts And More

The buzz is building for one of the sweetest festivals of fall as the fourth annual Philadelphia Honey Festival flies through Philly this weekend, September 6-8. Presented by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, the Honey Festival is bigger than ever this year with three days of bee-related activities at three locations across the city. Celebrate the […]

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April 5, 2013

The Wagner Free Institute Of Science To Host The Sixth Annual Natural History Roadshow, Saturday, May 4

Whether you’re a collector of natural history or you stumbled upon a cool artifact in your daily travels, this event is for you. The Wagner Free Institute of Science invites families to bring in their collections of insects, shells, fossils, rocks or minerals for identification from a panel of experts. The event is modeled after […]

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March 18, 2013

Coming Soon: The Philadelphia Science Festival Presents 100 Brainy Events In 11 Days, April 18-28

Now in its third year, the Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) — one of the first of its kind in the nation — returns April 18-28 to put science in focus for an 11-day run of 100 smart events at restaurants, museums, libraries, galleries and outdoor spaces. In past years, the festival has seen engagement from […]

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November 6, 2012

The Wagner Free Institute Of Science To Host “A Sip of Science: Electrifying” Annual Cocktail Party, Friday, November 9

The Wagner Free Institute of Science’s annual benefit cocktail party is back. This Friday, November 9 from 5:30-8 p.m. head to the historic science center for a night of scientific fun while raising money for the Wagner Institute. The theme this year is “Electrifying” and will benefit the institute’s comprehensive upgrade to its electrical system. […]

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October 25, 2012

Tonight Picks: Academy Of Music’s Monster Ball, Opening Night Of Freud’s Last Session At The Arden Theatre, Oktoberfest Happy Hour At Brauhaus Schmitz, Whiskey Festival, PAFA After Dark And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Young Friends Of The Academy […]

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October 10, 2012

Halloween In Philadelphia 2012: Frightening Festivals, Terrifying Tours, Horrifying Haunted Houses And More

There’s no better place than Philadelphia if you’re in search of some of the most eccentric and authentic Halloween celebrations on offer anywhere. One of the oldest cities in the country doesn’t hold back on frightening encounters — this is considered one of the most haunted regions of North America. But whether you’re looking for […]

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August 27, 2012

Third Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival Returns September 7-9 With Honeycomb Ice Cream, Beekeeping Demos, Crafts And More

The buzz is building for one of the sweetest festivals around, the third annual Philadelphia Honey Festival. Presented by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, the Honey Festival is bigger than ever this year with three days of bee-related activities from September 7-9. Celebrate the hardworking bee with a fun-filled, educational and honey-packed weekend of events at […]

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