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October 21, 2014

The Headhouse Shambles Hosts A Pumpkin Fall Fest Complete With Shopping From PHAIR, Pumpkin Painting, Music And More, October 25

Celebrate all things fall at the annual South Street Headhouse District Pumpkin Fall Fest, returning this Saturday, October 25. From noon to 5 p.m., fall-centric activities for children and adults alike will fill the historic Headhouse Shambles. Enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, crafts from Fleisher Art Memorial’s ColorWheels mobile art studio, storytelling, circus aerial performances, […]

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October 21, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Trick-Or-Treating Parties In Neighborhoods And Retail Districts In The City And Beyond

Sure, ghoulish entertainment may be the hallmark of Halloween, but goodie bags, cheerful costumes and neighborhood roving epitomize All Hallows Eve nearly as clearly as ghosts, goblins and witches. Leave the tricks to the spirits of Philadelphia’s numerous haunted houses and eerie events. For those seeking to satisfy a sweet tooth, we have a roundup […]

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October 20, 2014

The Rittenhouse Neighborhood Celebrates Halloween With A Free Trick-Or-Treating Celebration On Saturday, October 25

Children dressed in their Halloween best will fill the Rittenhouse neighborhood this weekend for an annual trick-or-treating extravaganza. This Saturday, October 25, the Rittenhouse Row neighborhood invites costumed guests out for a day of free trick-or-treating throughout the area. Participating Rittenhouse Row member businesses will hand out free Halloween candy to all participating costumed trick-or-treaters, […]

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October 20, 2014

Lantern Theater Company Presents A Four-Day Festival To Explore The Many Facets of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, October 23-26

Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia packs in in so many rich ideas and thoughts — ranging from science to sex – that there are entire study guides devoted to dissecting the acclaimed play’s themes and meanings. Now running on the St. Stephen’s Theater stage, Lantern Theater Company’s production of Stoppard’s masterpiece, Arcadia, serves as the season opener […]

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October 17, 2014

The Philly Mart Alfresco Artisan Market Opens At Venice Island Performing Arts Center And Recreation Park This Saturday, October 18

This weekend, the brand-new performing arts and recreation center in Manayunk — Venice Island — delivers on the promise of great amusement with Saturday’s debut of The Philly Mart, a new monthly open-air market. Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center opened its grounds and doors to the public just last weekend, welcoming the public […]

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October 17, 2014

Weekend Picks: Harry Potter Festival, Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival, Dilworth Park OctoberFest, Thirstoberfest, Terror Behind The Walls, Clover Market, Final Days Of PHS Pop-Up And More

Here comes another big weekend, Philadelphia. Fall festivals fill practically every neighborhood in the city and countryside Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The blockbuster Harry Potter Festival hits Chestnut Hill this weekend — Friday and Saturday — and turns the neighborhood into Diagon Alley complete with a Potter Pub Crawl, a quidditch match, sorting hat demonstration, […]

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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 17, 2014

Historic Bristol Day Returns Under A Delaware River Theme With Exhibits, Tours, A Regatta, Music And More, Saturday, October 18

Celebrate Bristol at its annual Historic Bristol Day, which hits the Bucks County town this Saturday, October 18. This year, the Delaware River takes the spotlight as the festival centers around the river’s impact on Bristol and the Delaware River’s important role in history. Bristol’s waterfront location made it an important transportation hub and a […]

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October 16, 2014

The Tyler Arboretum Pumpkin Days Celebration Returns With Fall-Centric Fun In Delaware County This Weekend, October 18-19

Fall is in full swing, folks. Get in the spirit with family-friendly autumnal happenings at Tyler Arboretum’s Pumpkin Days celebration this weekend, October 18 and 19. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days, enjoy all that fall has to offer and more at the expansive 650-acre arboretum. Fall foliage is a specialty at […]

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October 16, 2014

Dilworth Park To Host Three Days Of Oktoberfest Celebrations With Live Music, Food, Crafts And A Beer Garden, October 18, 23 And 25

The fall tradition of celebrating the harvest season with beer, music and dancing — Oktoberfests, of course! — continues in full effect throughout the city. On October 18, 23 and 25, the autumnal suds fest moves to City Hall for the first OctoberFest at Dilworth Park. The freshly renovated Dilworth Park at City Hall gets […]

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