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Archive: September, 2013

The 6th annual Fishtown RiverCity Festival celebrates a local community

Monday, September 30, 2013, 1:59 PM
Celebrate and support Fishtown's local businesses, friendships and community by checking out the 6th annual RiverCity Festival. This free event hosts the best local live music, craft and food vendors, and family friendly activities. The day of fun kicks off with a 5k Fun Run through the Fishtown neighborhood... Read more

KAWS exhibit to open at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in October

Monday, September 30, 2013, 10:51 AM
Contemporary, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS made his big Philadelphia debut when his famous traveling statue, COMPANION (PASSING THROUGH), was installed at 30th Street Station during the months of April and May of 2013. The installation was meant to call attention to a forthcoming exhibit in collaboration... Read more

Museums offer free admission for Smithsonian Museum Day in Philadelphia

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 10:54 AM
Today is the perfect day to check out one of the local museums you’ve always wanted to see. That’s because today, September 28, over 15 museums in the Philadelphia area are offering free admission. In celebration of Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live!, participating museums across... Read more

Calling all students: Don’t miss Campus Philly’s College Day on the Parkway

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:12 AM
School is back in session and new students from around the globe are settling into their new campus life in the city of Philadelphia. Whether you’re a student at Temple, Drexel, CCP, University of the Arts or any of the other regional houses of higher learning, you’ll want to check out... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks: September 25–October 1

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 10:24 AM
Music for the first full week of fall! Wednesday, September 25: Darwin Deez NYC popsters Darwin Deez boast many of the traits we admire most in bands, including super catchy melodies; excess jangle; and the tendency to burst into spontaneous dance moves in laundromats and parks. In the past five... Read more

Chestnut Hill welcomes Harry Potter Weekend this October

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 3:33 PM
Okay all you Potterheads, time to dress in your finest Hogwarts garb for the annual Harry Potter Weekend in Chestnut Hill. During the weekend of Friday, October 18, this two-day event will host an academic Harry Potter academic conference that will focus on the themes presented in J.K. Rowling’s... Read more

The 17th annual Vendemmia Wine Festival celebrates Italian culture in South Philadelphia

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:59 AM
On Sunday, September 29 you can indulge in fine wine, delicious Italian delicacies and live music at the 17th annual Vendemmia Wine Festival. This event is one of the region’s largest and oldest events dedicated to the art of home winemaking and will feature a presentation of wine sampling for... Read more

Pennsylvania haunted house offering 'Naked and Scared' challenge

Monday, September 23, 2013, 5:02 PM
Would you run through a haunted house completely naked? If the answer is yes, you might want to head to Shocktoberfest for "Naked and Scared", inspired by the Discovery Channel series, "Naked and Afraid." For $20, participants can experience the Unknown Haunted Hause completely naked or "prude", meaning... Read more

Don’t miss ‘The Dude Hates Cancer!’ charity bowling tournament

Friday, September 20, 2013, 3:22 PM
The Dude Hates Cancer is an awesome event in Philadelphia and Buffalo, NY that has been raising money and awareness for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for years. This Saturday, September 21 they will host their 8th Annual Grand Finale Bowling Tournament that will benefit L&L Society. The... Read more

Where to drink Oktoberfest beers in Philly

Thursday, September 19, 2013, 5:01 PM
It’s Oktoberfest time! This weekend the traditional German festival kicks off in Munich, and Philly is getting into the game. Celebrations at bars around town start now and continue through the next couple of weeks, so you’ll have plenty of chances to sip on fresh pours of Marzen brew... Read more
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