Friday, March 15, 10am-5pm. Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue. Come preview Eastern State’s new tours and exhibits during a full day of free admission. New this year: a “pop-up museum” with archival snippets like a mugshot book, handmade knives, and inmate-written publications. And among the new tours is one geared at escape. Free.
Saturday, March 16, 11am-2pm. American Swedish Historical Museum, FDR Park. Swedes traditionally mark the beginning of spring and Annunciation Day by eating waffles served with strawberry jam and whipped cream. $10, includes museum admission, waffles and a beverage. Buy tickets online or pay at the door.
Sunday, March 17, 1pm. Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue. Learn the stories of Laurel Hill’s most illustrious Irish and Irish-American residents. Enjoy beer, food, and music after the tour. $20, purchase tickets online in advance.