Just Around the Corner: Events Not to be Missed, In and Near the City!

Looking for something to do later next week or month?  Check out these fun events!

Concerts in the Park

As if Rittenhouse Square needed any more cool points, now there is an outdoor concert that brings thousands of music lovers together.  Brought to you by Philadelphia Weekly, this annual concert has been uniting an average of 4,000 people for 22 years.  Check out The Strapping Fieldhands / the Spinning Leaves next Wednesday, August 29th from 7-9pm.



The Franklin Institute’s Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times

The Franklin Institute, known for its discovery, innovation, and thought provoking exhibits, brings us the never before seen (in over 2000 years) Dead Sea Scrolls.  Featuring 972 incredibly preserved scrolls, including Biblical texts, this exhibit has been said to be “the most significant archaeological find of the last century.”  Located in the Art Museum area, it’s not to be missed.  So, get there before October 14th.



Let there be light illuminations!

UK light artist Bruce Munro transforms Longwood Gardens into a heavenly lit paradise that showcases seven large-scale outdoor installations, two additional installations within Longwood’s grand four-acre Conservatory, and a collection of illuminated sculptures in the Music Room.  Once only an enchanting escape from the city during the day, its beauty has now been made to last until night.  But hurry before time runs out or September 29th!



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