• 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.

September 6-8: Honey Fest | South Philly Gardens | Falls Bridge Dance | Feria del Barrio

We're gearing up for a beautiful weekend, folks. In addition to Fringe Fest's return, here are a couple of picks to get you out and about from Passyunk to Kingsessing, Fairhill to East Falls.

BUZZ: Honey Fest

Friday, September 6-Sunday, September 8. Various locations. It's a full weekend all about bees and honey. On Friday learn about pollenators, beekeeping, and taste honey and mead at The Wagner Free Institute of Science, on Saturday visit Wyck Historic House and Garden to learn about bee-friendly gardening, honey extraction, and see a bee beard (!!), and spend Sunday at Bartram’s Garden for the annual fall plant sale, screen print a pollenator-themed tee or tote, learn about the science of bees, and how to brew honey beer. For a complete schedule check online.

VENTURE: South Philly Garden Tour

Saturday, September 7, 1-5pm. (Rain Date Sunday, September 8) The South Philly Food Co-op is hosting its third self-guided tour of South Philly’s hidden green gems. Check in at South Philly High School (Broad & Snyder) for map and tickets. Keep your tour wristband on for an afterparty at South Philly Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin Street. All proceeds benefit SPFC. $20 tickets in advance, $25 day of tour.

WALTZ: Dance on the Falls Bridge

September 7, 8pm-midnight. Falls Bridge, 4300 Kelly Drive. (Rain date: September 14) Enjoy dancing, drinks, and food trucks in the moonlight on the Falls Bridge along with a silent auction to benefit Fairmount Park Conservancy and Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust. Single tickets $50. Purchase online.

FEST: Feria del Barrio

Sunday, September 8, 5:30pm. North Fifth Street. For the 29th year running, El Centro de Oro will be filled with a festival celebrating Latino and Puerto Rican culture: Enjoy foods, arts, music and crafts. Community organizations will also be on hand to share program information. Free.


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