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FEATURED EVENTS

Philadelphia Gift Show 2021

For 25 years, the Philadelphia Gift Show, has been the shopping destination of choice for the region’s retailers to find the latest products and hottest trends. It’s THE place to get a first-hand look at best-selling products and up-and-coming designs in everything from giftware, decorative accessories, tabletop, apparel, fashion jewelry, and fashion accessories, to toys and games, designer/artisan items and more.
Dates: 
03/25/2021
03/26/2021
03/27/2021
9 am - 2 pm
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Location:

100 Station Avenue Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Oaks, PA, 19456
United States

Explore Lowell Observatory with the Arizona SciTech Festival 2021- Feb 27 at 2pm Mountain from Lowell Observatory

Lowell Observatory educator Victoria Girgis gives a live tour of Lowell Observatory that spans more than 90 years. Beginning at the Pluto Discovery Telescope, she talks about the observatory’s discovery of Pluto in 1930. Then she moves to the modern Giovale Open Deck Observatory, a public observing plaza that opened in October 2019 and houses six advanced telescopes.
Dates: 
02/27/2021
4pm EDT / 3pm CDT / 2pm MDT / 1pm PDT / 12pm AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Maple Sugar Day - Friends of Fox Chase Farm

Learn the process of maple sugaring, watch the making of maple candy, and sample pancakes with pure maple syrup. Crafts & Storytelling. Maple products will also be for sale. Check out the maple sugar stove renovated with funds from Friends of Fox Chase Farm.
The event has already taken place on this date: 
02/21/2021
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Location:

8500 Pine Rd
Philadelphia, PA, 19111
United States

Phone:

215-728-7900

Maple Sugaring Demonstration - Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center

Join us to see how we identify, tap, and process maple sap into maple syrup. Please rsvp at cccec@phila.gov
Dates: 
03/03/2021
03/10/2021
03/17/2021
11 am - 12 pm
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Location:

700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Philadelphia, PA, 1914
United States

Phone:

215-685-1900

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest -Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

The magic of the season is here and you and your loved ones can safely experience the merriment of a New Year at Winterfest. That’s right! Mask up and step outdoors for dazzling festive lights, amusements, ice skating, and sight-seeing from our physically-distanced seating areas.
Dates: 
02/26/2021
02/27/2021
02/28/2021
See website, hours vary
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Location:

121 N. Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

(215) 922-2FUN

Prelude to Pops with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

What defines Pops? Popular and light classical music, the tunes that make you want to dance, smile, and feel alive. This concert explores works across the generations that have stood the test of time through film, television, commercials, and more. Everyone should recognize Can Can, In the Hall of the Mountain King, and Hoedown, plus Over the Rainbow, to name just a few.
Dates: 
03/02/2021
7 pm
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day - The Barnes Foundation

Every first Sunday of the month admission to the Barnes is FREE! See our collection, join us for family activities, and catch the final days of 30 Americans. Kick off the new year with creative journeys in music, poetry, and sculpture.
Dates: 
03/07/2021
10 am - 5 pm
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Organization:

The Barnes Foundation

Location:

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA, 19130
United States

Phone:

215.278.7000

2020 Winter Wellness Walks at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Led by an experienced Volunteer Guide, these brisk walks will stick to the paved paths and get your heart rate up Join us for a guided brisk walk in a beautiful, safe environment. Enjoy the health benefits of being active and outside in nature. Wear comfortable shoes, a mask, and dress for the weather.
The event has already taken place on this date: 
12/26/2020
1:00PM
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Location:

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19118
United States

Phone:

215.247.5777

Virtual African-American Festival - Feb 27 at 10am Pacific from Aquarium of the Pacific

On Saturday, February 27, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its nineteenth annual African-American Festival as a virtual online festival, streaming live from the Aquarium of the Pacific. Anyone can tune in for free from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This virtual event will feature African and African-American music, dance, storytelling, and historical displays. Festival performances will include Mardi Gras second line dancing, hip hop and break dancing, tap and modern dance, soul-pop fusion music,
Dates: 
02/27/2021
1pm EDT / 12pm CDT / 11am MDT / 10am PDT / 9am AKDT
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY