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Monday, August 31

  • Can you believe that summer is almost over? Take advantage of those last days by heading over to the Penn Museum. Today is the last day for discounted admission at only $10.
  • The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz, located on South Broad Street, has various artists lined up to perform an eclectic mix of different jazz sounds. First act goes on at 7:30 p.m!

Tuesday, September 1

  • Get ready! Because One Direction comes to Philadelphia at the Lincoln Financial Field! They are touring their newest album, Midnight Memories. The concert starts at 7 p.m. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, you can buy them here.  
  • If you can’t snag tickets for 1D, you can still come out to a concert! Enjoy music with a touch of just about everything, ranging from Greek, rock, Middle Eastern, blues, Indian, jazz, and African music. Animus, the internationally acclaimed ensemble, will headline as the final band in the Penn Museum summer series.  The concert starts at 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, September 2 

  • The popular Harvest Open Mic Night is back at the World Cafe Live! Poets, musicians, or stand-up acts can come together and share their talents! No matter if you are a professional, amateur , or just want to come and watch, all are invited! Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event starts at 8 p.m.   
  • Do you love yoga? Here is the perfect event for you!  Twilight Yoga  is being hosted in Franklin Square at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Presented by Pop Up Yoga Philly, all you need is to bring your own yoga mat!
  • Today is the last day for Center City District SIPS! Make sure to come out to the last SIPS of the summer, where you can enjoy half priced appetizers and discounted drinks.

Thursday, September 3

  • The Fringe Festival is back through September 19! Now entering it’s 18th year, it offers many differents types of music, dance, theater, and other arts. Make sure to check out the festival guide online.
  • The Philadelphia Film Society will be hosting Movies on the Block in association with Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Fishtown Neighbors Association, Philadelphia Education Fund and the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.  The movie shown is Girlhood , a coming of age drama. It is free admission and begins at 6 p.m. at the Kensington High School  Football Field.

Friday, September 4

  • Bring your friends to the Arch Street Friends Meeting House for some music, free food, and a good time during First Fridays! This event features music dancing on the thin line between jazz and R&B/Rock. This monthly family-friendly event starts at 7 p.m., with free admission.
  • Come to the First Friday Gallery Crawl in Old City! First Friday means extra-special fun in a number of neighborhoods in Philadelphia, including Old City and Fishtown. Galleries, shops, and local businesses host special events and exhibition openings.

Saturday, September 5

  • Made in America is here from September 5 – 6! This annual festival is bringing a great line-up this year with artists including  Beyoncé, The Weeknd, J. Cole, Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Meek Mill, Santigold, Del La Soul, Metric, Earl Sweatshirt and many more.
  • #Tailgate4Good with Phan Cave, our go-to business for tailgating! Come out to the Penn State vs. Temple game and tailgate with Phan Cave, starting at 10 a.m., as they raise money for Penn State’s THON. Phan Cave is now a third party fundraiser and could use your help! All proceeds will be donated directly to THON. The game is at 3:30 p.m., and come by anytime from 10 a.m. until kickoff!  Buy tickets here!*
  • Starting today, enjoy the last days of summer at the Labor Day Celebration taking place in Franklin Square. Enjoy mini golf, the carousel, and food! Festivities start at noon and go until 3 p.m., from September 5 – 7.

Sunday, September 6

  • Need a fun family outing? Explore Philly through the Colonial Field Day. An interactive program for the whole family, Colonial Field Days offers an array of period-themed activities on the museum’s front lawn that pay homage to our Colonial roots. Guests can participate in everything from flag raising and mock army training to lawn games and etiquette lessons. It starts at the National Constitutional Center, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • The National Constitution Center’s  Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe exhibition closes on Monday, September 7 after giving guests a peek into the lives of John F. Kennedy and his family. Made up of more than 70 intimate photographs, the exhibition gives viewers a look at the life of the Kennedy family from 1958 to 1961. Make sure to check it out before it’s gone!


*Phan Cave is a client of Philly PR Girl.