Fun for your weekend! (10/6 - 10/8)

Need something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Now with 100% more fall themed activities.

Friday (10/6)

First Friday! The first Friday of every month is your opportunity to check out tons of art happenings in Old City and Fishtown for FREE. More about First Friday: http://www.visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/first-friday/

76ers Vs. Celtics at Wells Fargo Center https://www.stubhub.com/philadelphia-76ers-tickets-philadelphia-76ers-philadelphia-wells-fargo-center-philadelphia-10-6-2017/event/103127989/?sort=price+asc

Lewis Black at the Borgata (Oct 6-7) Come see the comedian famed for Lewis Black's Root of All Evil at the Music Box for two nights only. https://www.theborgata.com/shows/event-details/lewis-black-atlantic-city

The Glow in West Fairmount Park. Thousands of hand carved jack o'lanterns light up the night.

Fall Pottery sale (Oct 6-8) at The Clay Studio. 137-139 N 2nd St www.facebook.com/events/116939292306226/?active_tab=about

23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest (Oct 6-8) Live bands, and plenty of drinking as the 23rd Street Armory brings the spirit of Munich to Philadelphia with authentic tables and benches imported from Germany! Cost: $35 and up. www.ticketfly.com/venue/26967-23rd-street-armory-oktoberfest/

Monument Lab Presents Prominent at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street - Music (a variety of DJs), food, cocktails, and live art in the Rotunda at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. General admission, $25, Members, $15.

Kinky Boots at the Academy of Music- Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. $25 and up

https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/201718/broadway-philadelphia/kinky-boots/

 

Saturday (10/7)

Join BEN-FM for the Fall Festival at Linvilla Orchards on October 7th & October 8th from 12pm-4pm, one of the area’s largest Halloween/fall harvest locations. Pumpkinland takes center stage at the 300 acre property, where larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends of the harvest season! Check out the Farm Market and Pumpkinland. Pick-your-own fall apples! There will be train and pony rides, harvest hayrides, face painting, straw bales and corn mazes. For more information on Linvilla Orchards, click here.

Kevin James at the Merriam Theater 8pm. Kevin James is currently the star and executive producer of the sitcom Kevin Can Wait, and was previously the star of the hit comedy series King of Queens. https://www.kimmelcenter.org/events-and-tickets/201718/kcp/kevin-james/

The BK5K FAMILY RUN is Saturday morning with FOX 29’s Bob Kelly. Proceeds will help build a playroom and sensory space for the kids at Nemours AI duPont Hospital for Children. The fun starts at 10am in East Goshen Park in West Chester! (1661 Paoli Pike) More info:http://bk5kfamilyrun.org/ To sign up for the run: https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/WestChester/BKKforChildLifeBobKellyFamilyRunandWalk

Roxtoberfest- 12pm-6pm An afternoon long street festival that takes place along Ridge Avenue between Lyceum Avenue and Leverington Avenue in Roxborough; featuring drinks, craft beer, local food trucks, activities, and FREE admission. For more information, check out: http://roxboroughpa.com/events/roxtoberfest

Midtown Village Fall Festival! 12-8pm Rain or shine! www.midtownvillagephilly.org

POST- Philly Open Studio Tours. Oct 7-8, 14-15. Take a tour of the city's most creative artists studios. 1521 Locust St. www.philaopenstudios.org/post/info/about

Go West! Craft Fest: Over 100 local crafters sell their handmade pieces which include jewelry, ceramics, stationery, home decor and much much more! Dog and kid friendly, this event will also feature food trucks and live music! 11am to 5pm at 4000 Woodland Ave. Pay-as-you-go. https://www.facebook.com/GoWestCraftFest/

Concerts:

Rock Allegiance in Camden- Rob Zombie headlining with Five Finger Death Punch, and Halestorm. 12pm, BB&T Pavilion www.philadelphia.eventful.com/events/rock-allegiance-/E0-001-103104280-4

Sunday (10/8)

Old City Fest 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. North 3rd Street and Arch Street will be closed down to house the festival. There will be something for everyone, and more activities as the day unfolds! www.visitphilly.com/events/philadelphia/old-city-fest/

Philadelphia Outfest- The world’s largest National Coming Out Day festival! http://www.phillygaypride.org

LAST DAY to catch Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the interactive public exhibition that takes participants for a lit up pedicab ride between Sister Cities Park and Iroquois Park. http://www.associationforpublicart.org/project/cai-guo-qiang-fireflies/

LAST DAY for 23rd Street Armory Oktoberfest (Oct 6-8) Live bands, and plenty of drinking as the 23rd Street Armory brings the spirit of Munich to Philadelphia with authentic tables and benches imported from Germany! Cost: $35 and up. www.ticketfly.com/venue/26967-23rd-street-armory-oktoberfest/

Concerts:

Guns N’ Roses at Wells Fargo Center

https://www.wellsfargocenterphilly.com/events/detail/guns-and-roses

Movies:

Blade Runner 2049

My Little Pony

The Mountain Between Us

Ongoing:

Terror Behind the Walls (9/22-11/11) Select nights. Eastern State Penitentiary.

Peddler's Village Scarecrow Competition and Display.

Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards (Through 11/5) For more information: www.linvilla.com/family-fun/pumpkinland

Hellerick's Family Farm Fall Harvest Festival http://www.hellericksfarm.com

Milky Way Farm Pumpkin Harvest http://www.milkywayfarm.com/fall-harvest/

Scarecrow Walk and Design Contest at Morris Arboretum (10/3-10/25) 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia. Visit www.morrisarboretum.org or call (215) 247-5777.

Fall Foliage Trains on New Hope & Ivyland Railroad Weekends, (Oct. 3-Nov. 1)

Tickets required. Departs from New Hope Station or Warminster Station. 32 W. Bridge St., New Hope. Visit www.newhoperailroad.com or call (215) 862-2332.