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May 29

Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd St. Through Jan. 5, 2025. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. AmRevMuseum.org or 215-253-6731. All tickets valid for two consecutive days. Children 5 and under free.

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May 30 

Stress Reduction Class with Paul – From noon to 1 p.m., at South Philly Oak Street Health, 2310 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. Free senior event. Learn ways to calm your body and mind. 267-758-7807.

May 30

No Name Pops Free Concert – From 6-7 p.m., the NNP Jazz Quintet will perform with guest vocalist Paula Holloway in Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St., featuring the hits of George Gershwin and Cole Porter.

June 1

Family Fest – from noon to 6 p.m. at Central Green at the Navy Yard, the event is set to immerse attendees in the rhythm of live music, provide fun-filled activities for children, tantalize their tastebuds with offerings from pay-as-you-go food trucks and support local arts/crafts vendors. The event is free to attend, but attendees are encouraged to register at https://navyyard.org/events/navy-yard-family-fest/ to receive updates about the event.

June 7-9

97th Annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show – One hundred forty-five professional artists from around the country and Canada will exhibit their originals-only fine artwork in Rittenhouse Square, June 7, 8 and 9. More information and images of each of the 145 participating professional artists’ artwork can be found on the RSFAS website: www.rittenhousesquarefineart.com.

June 8

Queerapalooza – Form noon to 6 p.m. Philly AIDS Thrift will celebrate the legacy and history of Giovanni’s Room with its second annual street festival on the 1100 block of Pine Street. A lineup of local queer bands, musicians, DJs and drag performers including emcee Robert Drake, Marcus G., Tony and The Kiki, Samantha Rise, Fyre, Icon Ebony Fierce, Ugli, Abi, DiscoDisciple and Gloom Eat. Attendees can also peruse an array of queer and supportive vendors offering artwork, crafts and vintage items, plus food and drink from local businesses, dancing in the street, books and merchandise curated by Giovanni’s Room. No cost to attend.

June 15

The Big Dill – From noon to 7 p.m. at Xfinity Live!, the world’s largest pickle party is coming to Philadelphia. The venue, located at 1100 Pattison Ave., will transform into the epicenter of the ultimate pickle celebration, brimming with good times and great vibes.

June 25

Free Pride Celebration and Concert with The Philadelphia Orchestra – at 7 p.m. at Marian Anderson Hall. The Philadelphia Orchestra and Ensemble Arts celebrate Pride with free plaza events and a special one-night-only Orchestra performance hosted by Sapphira Cristál. The concert will feature music by LGBTQ+ composers and allies including works by Bernstein and Copland. Joining in on the fun are the ANNA Crusis Feminist Choir, the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus and Philadelphia Voices of Pride. The concert is free, but tickets are required and will be available at www.philorch.org/pride beginning on June 6. Seating is general admission and on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 26

Our City, Your Orchestra Live – at 7 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center. The Philadelphia Orchestra is traveling up Broad Street to Temple University for a free community performance honoring North Philadelphia and the surrounding community. Featuring works by Adolphus Hailstork; Joseph Bologne; Chevalier de Saint-Georges; Scott Joplin; Florence Price; Duke Ellington; Jessie Montgomery; and William Grant Still, this concert highlights black composers as well as contemporary composers. Tickets for the concert are free, but reservations are encouraged and will be available at www.philorch.org/ocyo-live on May 30.

June 29

Patriot Concert – at noon at the Marian Anderson Hall. Join The Philadelphia Orchestra and Ensemble Arts paying homage to America’s independence with a free concert and celebration. Hear conductor Jeff Tyzik lead the Orchestra in works like Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever” March and “Liberty Bell” March and selections from John Williams’ scores for The Patriot and Lincoln, honoring the nation and service members. The concert is free, but tickets are required and will be available at www.philorch.org/party-on-the-plaza/. Seating is general admission and on a first-come, first-served basis. 

August 17

Vegandale – At the Navy Yard, a diverse and growing list of food, beverage and lifestyle vendors from around the world, promising attendees an opportunity to try the best and newest in vegan products. In particular, the Philadelphia edition is set to showcase both local and vendors from around the world, offering an opportunity for attendees to try dishes and products not readily available elsewhere. The festival brings a blend of music, food and art. Tickets can be purchased from vegandalefest.com 

September 14

Eddie Griffin – At 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, comedian-turned-actor Eddie Griffin will bring his stand-up comedy tour to the Live! Event Center. Griffin is known for his comedic roles in the films “Norbit,” “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” “Scary Movie 3” and “Scary Movie 5”. Tickets start at $39.99 and are available at Philadelphia.livecasinohotel.com, AXS.com and at Shop Live! in the hotel lobby.

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