Friday, August 24, 2012
Check out these three things happening in the Greater Philadelphia area this weekend.
Where: 225 N High Street, West Chester When: Saturday, August 25, 10 a.m. What: Chester County Historical Society opens its library each Saturday to help you learn more about your family's history in Chester County. This event is a free chance to trace your lineage in the area. Where: 346 W Lancaster Ave, Radnor When: August 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. What: Solemate Shoes need room for fall. All of its spring/summer footwear and accessories styles will be reduced to half price for this event. They offer complimentary coffee and espresso/cappuccino to enjoy as you shop, and of course, plenty of free parking. This event will be Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-2. If you have never been to Solemate, stop by and say hello. Where: McCloskey's Tavern and …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Consider these local activities, or suggest others in the comments.
Looking for something to do in the Greater Philadelphia area the weekend of Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8? Use this guide as a primer. Where: Rolling Hill Park, 1301 Rose Glen Road, Gladwyne When: Sunday, July 8, 9 a.m. What: Co-sponsored by the Schuylkill Environmental Education Center, brilliant butterflies abound in the fields and gardens of Rolling Hill Park during the summer. Team up with butterfly maven Jane Ruffin and the Conservancy’s Patty Thompson to conduct our annual butterfly count. Learn to identify painted ladies, swallowtails, hairstreaks and more while assisting this citizen-science census. Bring binoculars and field guides, if possible. Where: Church and Chestnut Streets, West Chester When: Saturday, July 7, 2012 …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Consider these local activities, or suggest others in the comments.
Looking for something to do in the Greater Philadelphia area the weekend of Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1? Use this guide as a primer.
Friday, June 22, 2012
A series of events happening near you this weekend.
Looking for something to do in the Greater Philadelphia area? Use this guide as a primer to the weekend of June 24. Where: Forrest Avenue in downtown Narberth When: Sunday, June 24, from 2 to 7 p.m. What: The Narberth Summer Music and Arts Festival will feature live music from bands like Tatter Tucker and Moog, the Zing Kings and the Tonebenders, as well as an artist's section featuring local jewlery, crafts and businessses. Admission is free but, since the event will benefit Philabundance, donations are appreciated. Read more about the event here. Where: Main Street, Manayunk When: Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m. What: Over the course of two days, artists from as many as 22 states bring the culture of arts and crafts to collectors, buyers and …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Charlie Hustle is coming to the area, and so are strawberry and arts festivals and flea markets.
Looking for something to do in the Greater Philadelphia area? Use this guide as a primer to the weekend of June 16. Where: Granite Run Mall, Media When: Saturday, June 16, 1 p.m to 2:30 p.m. What: Pete Rose, a member of the 1980 World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies team and the MLB all time hits leader is coming to Media to sign autographs and meet fans. Autographs start at $70, with different packages and options at various prices. Find out more about the event here or First and Goal sports at 610-566-1793. Where: 7100 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia When: Saturday, June 17, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. What: The Artz and Groove festival is a Mt. Airy-based outdoor maket event that features over 15 local vendors, displays from local artists …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Check out Patch's best bets for Nov. 23-29.
Take a time-out from Black Friday shopping mania to enjoy some together time at fun local events happening this weekend. Take in folk music and a nature walk at nearby Okehocking Preserve. Craft your own holiday wreath for the front door at Mostardi Nursery. Work off the stuffing and pumpkin pie at the Turkey Tango at Sangha Space. Or maybe you'll want to be on-hand to welcome Santa Claus himself as he rides into downtown Media. See the rest of Patch's best bets below. Patch's Best Bets for the Week MATT DUKE WITH DICK PRALL Where/When: Burlap and Bean at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. Why Go: Hear Matt Duke, a South Jersey-born, Philly-based, 24-year-old singer-songwriter whose music defies easy categorization. Sometimes lumped in with artists …
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Check out Patch's best bets for the week of Nov. 9-15.
Try a little something of everything this week with local events including a casino night, Veterans Day parade, acoustic singer-songwriter performance, raucous Irish rock show and a book party for the kids. Choose from our best bets for this week in the Marple Newtown area below. Patch's Best Bets for the Week LIZ LONGLEY Where/When: Newtown Square coffeehouse Burlap and Bean at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. Why Go: Likely to be the next acoustic breakout artist, Liz Longley is highly regarded for her personal, emotionally engaging songwriting. She is actively touring the US and has opened for America, Shawn Colvin, Paula Cole, Nanci Griffith, Amos Lee, Colin Hay, Crowded House, Jonathan Edwards and Livingston Taylor. Pricing: $15. FLY GUY PARTY …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Check out Patch's best bets for the week of Nov. 2-8.
Get out of your date rut and try an educational outing this week. Take tango lessons, attend a cooking demonstration or build a picture frame with the kids. Choose from any of our best bets in the Marple Newtown area below. Patch's Best Bets for the Week MEET STUBBY THE HELICOPTER Where/When: Marple Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Why Go: See Stubby, climb inside, and enjoy the helicopter-cockpit experience. The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is offering tours of its popular interactive, traveling helicopter. Helicopter-themed storytime and other related fun await you at the library. Pricing: Free. THE PILGRIMS & POCAHONTAS: COOKING DEMO & TASTING CLASS Where/When: Madsen Design Center in Broomall from 6:30 to…
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Check out Patch's best bets for the week of Sept. 14-20.
September is perfect weather for outdoor festivals, and there is one for everyone this week. Enjoy arts, crafts and live music at Linvilla's Johnny Appleseed Festival; experience a neighborhood block party on steroids at Radnor's Fall Festival; or learn all there is to know about raising backyard chickens at the 4-H Poultry Festival. See all of Patch's best bets for the week of Sept. 14-20 below. Patch's Best Bets for the Week MOONLIGHT AND MOVIES Where/When: Drexel Lodge Park's open air amphitheater at dusk on Saturday. Why Go: Take advantage of cooler weather and catch the last showing of the free Moonlight and Movies series presented by Newtown Township Parks & Recreation Board. This Saturday features the delightful Alvin and the …