• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

May 4-6: Art Star at Race Street Pier | Physick Plant Sale | Broad Street Run | Overbrook Farms Open House

  • The Race Street Pier kicks off its summer season with tonight.
First Friday @ Race Street Pier: Art Star Craft Bazaar Preview
Friday May 4, 6-9pm. Race Street Pier, Race Street and Delaware Avenue. Next weekend the 9th Annual Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar returns to Penn’s Landing, but this weekend get a preview of 20 local vendors at the Race Street Pier on First Friday. Free.
Physick House Plant Sale
Friday May 4- Sunday May 6, 10am-6pm. 321 South 4th Street. Stock up on plants for your window boxes or patio plantings at this weekend's garden sale at Physick House. Free.
Broad Street Run
Sunday, May 6, 8:30am. Central High School to Navy Yard. Yes, Sunday marks the 10-miler down Broad Street. If you want to cheer on a runner recommended viewing spots include Broad Street at Temple, Callowhill, Walnut, Carpenter, Jackson, Bigler, Packer, Pattison or the bleachers at the Navy Yard finish line. (If you happen to watch by the Bellevue don’t blame us for not warning you: Beware of tracksuit-wearing politicians chowing on street meats.) And – fair warning – there will be no parking at the Wells Fargo Center due to the Sixers playoff game.
Overbrook Farms Open House Tour and Tea
Sunday, May 6, 1-5pm. This annual self-guided tour offers a look into several of Overbrook Farms’ great buildings, from private homes to historic churches. Top the day off with a formal tea at Ivy Hall. Proceeds from the event support the Overbrook Farms Club’s community initiatives. Tickets may be purchased in advance online for $25. On the day of the event, tickets cost $30 and may be purchased at the Overbrook Train Station (63rd and City Avenue)


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