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This Week in Philly

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Tuesday, September 6

  • Shop new arrivals at The Atelier! A fresh new fall collection of stylish handbags, jewelry, clothing, accessories and décor are now available.
  • Looking for a little motivation to get back into the swing of things after a holiday weekend? Check out the Get Motivated! Seminar in Philly this week for an energetic, entertaining and informative business event.
  • Bring your moves and head to the University of the Arts to enjoy an evening of Israeli dancing led by internationally renowned expert Don Schillinger. All levels of experience welcome.


Wednesday, September 7

  • Head to the Navy Yard for their first pop-up yoga class in a new series of classes Nava Yoga Center is offering this fall.  
  • Attend the Black List Philadelphia Happy Hour to meet writers around the area and discuss the craft of screenwriting. The event only happens once a month, so don’t miss out on this chance.
  • NBC is hosting an Open Casting Call at Dave & Busters for their new epic gameshow, “The Wall.” Bring your friends and go audition for a chance to win $12 million!


Thursday, September 8

  • Grab your friends and go to University City for the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll. Local businesses will offer guest $1 bargains from their shops like theatre tickets, bites, and household supplies. 


Friday, September 9  

  • Friday marks the start of the Fringe Festival, a 17-day long festival with over 1,000 contemporary, art performances that will defy your expectations. Every night, to top off the amazing performances, there will also be music, food and drinks.
  • Attend the 7th Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival to try delicious honey tastings, honey-infused beer and appetizers. You’ll also get the chance learn about importance of honey bees to our environment through extraction demonstrations, presentations and bee-themed children’s activities.
  • Bring blankets and chairs to the Movies in Clark Park viewing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Enjoy food and dessert offerings from a rotating list of vendors while watching the film on the park’s outdoor amphitheater.


Saturday, September 10

  • Take a trip to the Kimmel Center for their Open House event! They’re kicking off the season with free performances, dance lessons, behind-the-scenes tours, panel discussions with Philly’s art journalists, and more.
  • The two-day Kennett Square Mushroom Festival includes a variety of mushroom-centric and non-mushroom-centric events like juggling acts, photo contest, and cook-offs with different events unfolding at all times of the day.
  • The South Philly Sausage Fest is back this year to celebrate this Philadelphia classic food. The festival will feature restaurants, local craft breweries, live music and a play area for kids.
  • Take part in the Manayunk Craft Beer & Restaurant Stroll, a stroll down Main Street stopping at 18 amazing bars & restaurants. There will be craft beer samples, drink & food specials, dozens of craft beer options, and so much more.
  • Calling all college students: score some free deals after heading back to school! Head to Campus Philly CollegeFest at Dilworth Park for discounts, giveaways, entertainment and free admission to eight different museums.


Sunday, September 11

  • Get ready for Center City District Restaurant Week, starting this Sunday! Over 100 of the best restaurants will be serving up delicious, budget conscious meals for a price of $35 or less. Check out some of our favorite spots for Restaurant Week!
  • Cheer on the Eagles for their season opener game against the Cleveland Browns!
  • Feria del Barrio is one of Philadelphia’s largest celebrations of Latino arts and culture. This is a family friendly event that will offer authentic bites, music and cultural experiences.
  • Check out GreenFest Philly, the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area. The streets will be lined with 150 vendors, shopping for local green wares, great food, live music, kid-friendly activities and more.


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