THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Food | Stroll the Street: Phoodie Night

Fans of Philly “phoods,” come hungry for soft pretzels and more city staples. Get ready to roll out for this stroll, because this is the final Stroll the Street. The event will have food trucks, in-store shopping events, $5 cocktails and appetizers, and a showing of “The Sandlot” at 8pm. | 5-9pm. Free admission. 4312 Main St. manayunk.com

Community Service | Thursday Drop-In Volunteering Opportunity

Do some good today by helping at Lardner's Point Park Pier. Roles include gardening, trail maintenance, shoreline restoration, cleanups and more led by DRCC Stewardship Manager John Jensen. Can’t make it this Thursday? No worries. The volunteer opportunity occurs every Thursday. | 9am-noon. Free. Lardner’s Point Park, 5202 Levick St.drcc-phila.org

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Festival | Philadelphia Honey Festival

Hey, honey! No, not you – actual honey. Kick off the Eighth Annual Honey Festival with this absolutely sweet event. Bring the whole family for the beard of bees demo, honey product vendors, open hive demos and honey extractions. Enjoy foods and honey-based beverages. Stay for the group’s monthly meeting at 7:30pm. Bee there, or beesquare. | 5-9pm. Free admission. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. phillyhoneyfest.com

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Festival | Parkway 100 We Are Connected Festival

Happy centennial! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway looks pretty good for being 100! Celebrate the achievement by checking out nearby museums for free or pay-what-you-wish. The event will also include: live music, tango dancing, public art ambassadors, beer gardens, lighted balloon parades, photo walks, storytelling and other “We Are Connected” themed activities. | 4-10pm. Free admission. Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. parkway100.org

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Music | Low Cut Connie

Ready to rock? How about roll? Come for a night of both with headliners and Philadelphia-based rock and roll group Low Cut Connie. The concert will also feature Chill Moody, Ali Wadsworth and DJ Soul Syndicate. | $15 advance tickets. $20 tickets at the door. Doors open at 7:30pm. Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. utphilly.com/

Drinks | Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden

Drink with the dinosaurs. In honor of Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s centennial celebration, come for drinks, bites, dancing dinosaurs, and a party out on the Academy Plaza. Enjoy free admission and roam the museum’s exhibits. Some of the beer garden’s proceeds will be donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences. | 4-10pm. Free admission. The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. ansp.org/

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

Market | Fishtown Flea

Who doesn't love a good shopping trip? Come to the outdoor craft market that showcases local indie designers. You may just leave with a new treasure. | 10am-6pm. Free admission. 1220 Frankford Ave. fishtownflea.us

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Market | Phila Flea Market in Fairmount

Need a new vintage bag? An antique piece of furniture? Come ready to shop at this large outdoor market surrounding Eastern State Penitentiary. Who knows what you might find! | 8am-5pm. Free admission. 2201 Fairmount Ave. philafleamarkets.org

Animal Adoption | With Love: Super Adoption Day 2017

Missing that furry companion in your life? Then why not adopt! Come for No-Kill Philadelphia's eighth annual With Love: Super Adoption Day. Join dozens of animal rescues and vendors for Philly's longest-running pet adoption festival. You may just leave with a new member of the family. | 11am. Free admission. The Schmidt's Commons, 1001 N. 2nd St. phillynokill.org/super-adoption-day

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

Music Festival | Self Help Festival

OK you punk rockers, this music festival is for you. Returning for its fourth year, the lineup includes A Day To Remember, Underøath, Falling In Reverse, Moose Blood, Silverstein, Real Friends, Stray From The Path, Wage War, Angel Du$t, Can't Swim, The Plot In You, Bad Omens, Microwave. | Noon-11pm. Prices vary.The Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Blvd and Spring Garden Sts. selfhelpfest.com/philly.html

Yoga | Yoga By The River

Get ready for some sun salutations. Channel your inner yogi and take a class by the river. The yoga session is appropriate for all skill levels. Bring your own mat or borrow one. | 10am. $5. Pulaski Park, Allegheny Avenue at North Delaware Avenue.portrichmondyoga.eventbrite.com

Music | Lady Gaga

Are you gaga over, well, Lady Gaga? OK then little monsters, check out her Joanne World Tour. Come hear Lady Gaga perform songs from her fifth studio album, such as “Diamond Heart,” “A-Yo” and “Joanne.” Busy? No problem. She will also be performing on Monday, Sept. 11. | 7:30pm. Prices vary. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad St. wellsfargocenterphilly.com

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Market | Clover Market

Forget the lazy Sunday, and come out to Chestnut Hill for shopping and community. Look around the seasonal, open-air market for antiques, vintage and handmade goods. The market will also have food trucks, live music, and free kids crafts.| 10am-4pm. Free admission. West Highland Avenue and Germantown. theclovermarket.com

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Discussion | Edward Snowden

Shh! Whistleblower Edward Snowden will appear via a live closed-circuit link for an interview with investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill. Snowden, who has been granted asylum in Russia, will discuss the past and current state of surveillancein the U.S. | 7:30-9pm. $35 auditorium. $15 simulcast. Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St. libraryphila.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=992691

Drinks | Tito's Vodka Dog Yappy Hour

Had a “ruff” start to the week? There is no better remedy than drinks and pups! Bring your dog to the pier for specialty drinks, giveaways and adoptable doggies. Proceeds will be donated to the PSPCA. | 4-8pm. Free admission. Morgan’s Pier, 221 N. Columbus Blvd. morganspier.com/events

Arts & Crafts | Succulent Workshop: Hanging Tear Drop Terrarium

Pull out your green thumb and build your own succulent terrariums. Your ticket includes all of the supplies and step-by-step guidance for your plant home.  | 7-10pm. $18. PHS Pop Up Garden at UCity Square, 36th and Filbert St. eventbee.com/v/buckscountyflowers/event?eid=138755134

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Food & Drink | Summer Harvest Beer Dinner

Calling all beer enthusiasts and foodies. Come for a six-course dinner paired with six beers. Live large and indulge with a night of scrumptious foods and delicious beers to match. |7pm. $65. Urban Village Brewing Company, 1001 N. 2nd St. urbanvillagebrewing.com/

Happy Hour | Le Cat Cafe Happy Hour with Dock Street

Look no fur-ther for an absolutely purr-fect night! Come for drinks and signature pizza. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Le Cat Cafe. Even though the kitties won’t be there to be party with you, this is a great opportunity to help a good cause – and drink good beer. | 5-8pm. Free admission. Dock Street Brewery, 702 S. 50th St. dockstreetbeer.com

Entertainment | Open Mic Night

Think you got the chops to take the stage? All are welcome, whether a novice who wants to take a crack at the mic or an expert who wants to polish their craft. Too nervous this time around? No worries. The Raven Lounge has an open mic every Tuesday. | 9pm. Free. The Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St. ravenlounge.com

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Arts | South Street Fringe-For-All

Pumped for the Fringe Festival? Overwhelmed, because you don’t know where to begin or what to check out from the number of art performances? Come for a preview event of the Festival’s talent and find what gets your creative juices going. | 6-9pm. Free admission. South Street Headhouse District, 200 Pine St. fringearts.com

Market | Pop-Up in the Plaza: An Open Air Market

Looking for that new piece of art that will just complete your space? Check out the pop-up market on Lenfest Plaza. Come for the food and music, and stay for the merchandise from the Museum Store featuring student artwork, handmade jewelry, home goods and more. | 11am-2pm. Free admission. PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad St. pafa.org

Charity | East Falls Clothing Drive

Ready to clean out your closet? Instead of throwing away your clothes, donate them. Falls Presbyterian Church collects women’s clothing and accessories for the organization Career Wardrobe every second Wednesday of each month. Make sure the clothing is clean, ready to wear and on a hanger or folded in a paper shopping bag. | 6-8pm. Free. Falls Presbyterian Church, 3800 Vaux St. fallspres.org/

 

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