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September 5, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Fringe Festival Kickoff, A Frankford Avenue Bash, French Cabaret At The Barnes And More, Friday, September 5

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the city swings in to high gear for the busy fall season, First Friday ramps up its offerings, too. Launch the weekend with art-centric, diva-boasting or free-to-see events all over town, from the 2014 Fringe […]

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September 4, 2014

Our Guide To The Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Which Returns This Weekend, September 5-7, With Farm Tours, Mushroom Fare, Games, A Parade And More

Mushrooms reign at the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, which is set to return to the mushroom capital of the world (Kennett Square!) from Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. Kennett Square, a Chester County town about 30 miles west of Philadelphia, grows an incredible 65 percent of the nation’s mushroom crop, and celebrates […]

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September 4, 2014

The Delaware River Craft Brewfest Brings Dozens And Dozens Of Beer And Cider Samples To PPL Park This Saturday, September 6

Craft beer will fill PPL Park for the Delaware River Craft Brewfest, which is slated to take place this Saturday, September 6. Sip craft beer, cider and limited edition brews from across the country. Featured breweries include Victory, Rogue, Magic Hat, Goose Island and Long Trail Brewing Company. The full list of participating breweries is […]

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September 4, 2014

Longwood Gardens Presents Its Celebration Of Fall, Autumn’s Colors, September 6-November 23

As if lovers of nature needed one more reason to visit the verdant countryside, this weekend Longwood Gardens launches its celebration of the harvest season with Autumn’s Colors. While the downtown of Kennett Square fetes the humble mushroom with the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, September 5-7, just outside of town, Longwood honors the coming-soon […]

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September 4, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To The More Than 60 Late-Summer And Early-Fall Festivals Coming To Philadelphia In The Weeks Ahead

Just because Labor Day has passed doesn’t mean the fun of summer draws to a close. The next few weeks welcome a variety of late-summer festivals, and right after that, an abundance of early-fall festivals throughout the city. There are music fests, food festivals, food truck fests, Oktoberfests, block parties — basically every kind of […]

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September 3, 2014

The Young Friends Of The Philadelphia Museum of Art Host An Upscale Beer Garden In The Rarely Seen Vaulted Walkway, Friday, September 19

Thanks to the Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the rarely seen Vaulted Walkway beneath the iconic museum stairs will be the site of a sophisticated beer garden for one night only, Friday, September 19. This summer, the Philadelphia Museum of Art revealed its grand plans for the future of one of our […]

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September 3, 2014

The Brand New Dilworth Park Set To Open On Thursday, September 4 With A Full Month Of Special Programming Including Concerts, Movies, Picnics, Pop-Up Shops And More

The wait is over, Philadelphia. Dilworth Park will officially open to the public tomorrow(!), Thursday, September 4, with three days of grand-opening festivities followed by a month of special programming extending into the fall. Center City District is kicking things off with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Following the ceremony, everyone […]

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September 3, 2014

Raise A Glass Or Two At The Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl In Fairmount, Saturday, September 6

Are you a fan of craft brewers? How about trying new bars and restaurants? Hanging out with fellow beer lovers? If so, you won’t want to miss the Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl, coming to town this Saturday, September 6. From noon through 6 p.m., twelve Fairmount-area bars and restaurants will host this spectacular drinking […]

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September 3, 2014

Score Free Tickets To Opera On The Mall, Opera Philadelphia’s Broadcast At Independence National Historical Park, Saturday, September 27; Registration Opens Today, September 3

On Saturday, September 27, Opera Philadelphia will launch its 2014 season with Opera on the Mall, a free HD broadcast of the comedic opera The Barber of Seville on the iconic grounds of Independence Mall. The event, which is now in its fourth year, is a popular alfresco evening and fills up year after year. […]

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September 1, 2014

Photo Of The Day: Enjoy The Labor Day Holiday, Philadelphia!

We sure hope you are enjoying your Labor Day, Philadelphia! Today’s holiday gives thanks to those who work hard all year, so it’s an opportunity to take full advantage of an extra day off by getting out in the city and enjoying alfresco activities, leisurely dining and urban attractions. We here at Uwishunu are taking […]

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