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February 26, 2015

A New Generation Offers A Fresh Look At A Classic Novel By Jack Kerouac In On the Road For 17527 Miles, At Plays & Players, March 5-8

 A New Generation Offers A Fresh Look At A Classic Novel By Jack Kerouac In On the Road For 17527 Miles, At Plays & Players, March 5-8

Few theater productions have such intricately detailed direction as On the Road For 17527 Miles, presented by 14th Street theater group, at Plays & Players Studio, March 5-8. Inspired by Jack Kerouac’s classic beat generation novel On the Road, this electroacoustic opera tells the story of four young adults who embark on the same cross-country […]

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February 26, 2015

Tyler Arboretum Hosts Its Annual Pancake Breakfast And Maple Sugaring Celebration This Saturday, February 28

Tyler Arboretum Hosts Its Annual Pancake Breakfast And Maple Sugaring Celebration This Saturday, February 28

One of the region’s oldest and largest botanical garden devoted to trees, Tyler Arboretum maintains more than 17 miles of trails on its 650 acres of forest that were originally part of the property that English Quaker Thomas Minshall purchased from William Penn. Tap into the arboretum’s long history this weekend at the annual Pancake […]

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February 25, 2015

The Please Touch Museum Hosts A Day Of Pirate- And Princess-Themed Events On Saturday, February 28

The Please Touch Museum Hosts A Day Of Pirate- And Princess-Themed Events On Saturday, February 28

Don youngsters in their finest pirate or princess costume for the Please Touch Museum’s Pirates & Princesses Day. On Saturday, February 28, the museum will host a score of family-friendly fun. Kids are invited to decorate their own princess crown or pirate hat, watch a princess-themed magic show, listen to stories, play games, watch a […]

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February 25, 2015

FringeArts Stages A Knockout This Weekend With The Ballet-Meets-Boxing Show Rocco, February 27-28

FringeArts

If you’re looking for a show that packs a real punch you won’t want to miss Rocco, the latest performance to take the stage at FringeArts, February 27 and 28. Created by acclaimed Dutch choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter Scholten, and inspired by Luchino Visconti’s film Rocco and His Brothers, the show sets the stage […]

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February 25, 2015

The Flyers Wives Carnival Returns To The Wells Fargo Center With Games, Meet And Greets With Players, A Ferris Wheel And More, Sunday, March 1

Flyers Wives Carnival

This Sunday, March 1, the Wells Fargo Center hosts the annual Flyers Wives Carnival, a full day of family-friendly fun and Flyers fandom. On Sunday, the Wells Fargo Center will be full of family-friendly activities including the centerpiece, a 65-foot-tall Ferris wheel. Other activities include a giant, inflatable slide, photo opportunities, carnival games and more. […]

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February 24, 2015

Last Chance: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Wraps Up Its 2015 Season On The Delaware River Waterfront This Sunday, March 1

Last Chance: Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Wraps Up Its 2015 Season On The Delaware River Waterfront This Sunday, March 1

Old Man Winter may not have departed from Philadelphia quite yet, but this weekend is the last chance to take a lap around Philadelphia’s open-air public ice skating rink on the Delaware River waterfront, Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. This winter, the longstanding Blue Cross RiverRink really upgraded the ice skating experience on the Delaware River […]

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February 24, 2015

Kick Off The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show At A Hollywood-Themed After Party On Friday, February 27

Kick Off The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show At A Hollywood-Themed After Party On Friday, February 27

The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show kicks off on Saturday, February 28, but not before the folks at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Greater Philadelphia Film Office team up to host a party on Friday, February 27 — the Flower Show After Party. Be one of the first to see the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show, […]

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February 23, 2015

The Philadelphia Flower Show Introduces The First-Ever Run Into Spring 5K On Sunday, March 1

The Philadelphia Flower Show Introduces The First-Ever Run Into Spring 5K On Sunday, March 1

As the Philadelphia Flower Show arrives with a very health dose of spring, the annual event introduces its first-ever Run Into Spring 5K. On Sunday, March 1, lace up your sneakers and run on a closed, flat course throughout Philadelphia. The race will start at 7:30 a.m. and leave from the West Concourse Entrance at […]

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February 20, 2015

Weekend Picks: Final Weekend Of The Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Live Music At RiverRink Winterfest, Chinese New Year Events, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, German Society Bierfest, Winter Exhibitions And More

Ice Rink at Dilworth Park

Phew! The extreme cold temps Philadelphia has been experiencing are finally forecasted to lift this weekend, allowing us to enjoy the multitude of happenings that are on tap for the coming days. Lace up your ice skates and head to the ice rink at Dilworth Park as it closes out its first season this Sunday, […]

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February 20, 2015

Deal Feed: Stay Overnight In Philadelphia With The Flower Show Hotel Package During The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show, February 28-March 8

Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown

The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is quickly approaching and Philadelphia is ready to host the throngs of horticulture lovers set to visit the City of Brotherly Love between February 28 and March 8. We’re excited for this year’s Flower Show, too, which spans two full weekends and makes for an excellent occasion to stay […]

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