Past Events

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Watch Philadelphia on the big screen as we present the 2020 film Concrete Cowboy! Based on the book Ghetto Cowboy, this film tells the story of a rebellious teen sent to Philadelphia to live with his estranged father for the summer. While there, he finds kinship with a tight-knit community of Black cowboys based on the real-life Fletcher Street Stables.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:30pm

Free Carillon Concerts this Summer

August 25 – Doug Gefvert

Carillonneur, Washington Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This year, our event will take place at Philadelphia Distilling, the first craft distillery in Pennsylvania since prohibition and producer of Bluecoat Gin. In 2017, the company renovated a 13,000 square foot warehouse into a beautiful event space including outdoor patio. During a tour of the distillery, our guests will learn about the batch-by-batch distilling process and get a close-up look of the hand-hammered copper pot stills and wooden fermentation vessels.

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 12:00pm - 9:00pm

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture is having FREE civic engagement block parties this fall in Northeast Philly. Join your community for Covid-safe outdoor activities, including art, music, food, and more for the whole family! Vaccines will be available on site.

There will also be opportunities to register to vote, ask questions, and learn about community resources (employment, education, immigration).

Block Party Dates

Saturday, August 21 Location: Rawnhurst

Saturday, August 28 Location: Lawncrest

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Bring the whole family out to enjoy the overlooked 1999 cartoon masterpiece The Iron Giant! In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable from Oscar-winning director Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Ratatouille), a giant alien robot crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 7:30pm

Free Carillon Concerts this Summer


Doug Gefvert
Carillonneur, Washington Memorial Chapel


Irish Thunder Pipes & Drums
Swedesburg, Pennsylvania

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Want to learn about federal export resources available to help you sell into overseas markets? Come join the U.S. Commercial Service for a Global Diversity Export Initiative webinar that will cover services and tools provided by the U.S. Commercial Service, the Small Business Administration, and the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Friday, August 13, 2021 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

There’s no crying in baseball, but there WILL be a screening of the 1992 sports comedy A League of Their Own! As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey. Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson and Kit Keller spar with each other, with their teammates, and with their grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan on their way to fame.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 7:30pm

Free Carillon Concerts this Summer

August 11 – Linda Dzuris

Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Are you thinking about ways to plan fun virtual adventures for your learners this year? Let the Penn Museum do the planning with our 2021–2022 Virtual Passport Days! Each Virtual Passport theme day includes two 45-minute live virtual sessions, access to a digital classroom with resources to extend learning, and a stamped Virtual Passport worksheet to track your travels throughout the year.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 9:00am - Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 8:00pm

Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council is honored to partner with CPhI North America. Over the last three years, CPhI North American has brought together more than 15,000 industry professionals across the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, including: custom chemicals, ingredients and manufacturing, contract services, finished dosage and formulations, machinery, technology, and packaging. Mid-Atlantic – Eurasia Business Council will facilitate Eurasian participation and invite you to visit our booth.

Friday, August 6, 2021 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm

It's WAKANDA FOREVER in Clark Park! Join us as we kick off our 2021 Movies in Clark Park series with Black Panther, the smash hit in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, after rain forced us to cancel our planned screening in 2018.

Friday, August 6, 2021 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 1:00pm
Friday, August 6, 2021 - Sunday, August 8, 2021

The Philadelphia Zoo is now open again to visitors. They are introducing BIG TIME, a new outdoor exhibit. BIG TIME presented by 6abc will take guests back in time 66 million years ago and journey to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Encounter 24 life-size creatures, learn about these prehistoric giants, the rise of humans and our impact on wildlife and the planet! BIG TIME tickets are not included in general admission to the zoo and must be purchased separately.

Friday, August 6, 2021 - Sunday, August 8, 2021

Experience Eastern State's historic cellblocks as the sun goes down.

Admission to Night Tours: Summer Twilight includes everything we offer by day… History exhibits like Al Capone's Cell and Death Row "The Voices of Eastern State" Audio Tour, narrated by actor Steve Buscemi Award-winning exhibits about prisons today and the root causes of mass incarceration Site-specific artist installations … and more!

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us in celebration of the success of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator in a retrospective journey and shop pieces designed by PFI Alumni and Designers-in-Residence at InLiquid's exclusive gallery.

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 7:30pm

Free Carillon Concerts this Summer

August 4 – Jim Fackenthal

Chicago, Illinois 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:00pm - Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 12:00pm