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June 5

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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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 7

So Stoned – From 6-9 p.m. at the Trestle Inn, 339 N. 11th St., a Rolling Stones Happy Hour Dance Party featuring DJ Steve J and The Slinky Vagabond spinning Stones on vinyl, Go Go by Special Guest Ruby Tuesday, Classic Stones Videos, Jumpin’ Jack Flash Cocktail and Happy Hour specials till 8 p.m.

June 8

Federal Resources & Job Fair – The office of Congressman Dwight Evans will host his fifth annual Federal Resources and Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sheet Metal Workers Local 19, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. Employers participating include SEPTA, UPS, Philadelphia International Airport, IRS, Sheet Metal Workers Local 19, Philadelphia Housing Authority, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs/Delaware Valley Veterans’ Home, and InspiriTec Inc. In addition, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will hold a Medicare breakout information session at 11 a.m., including a Q&A period. To RSVP for this free event or learn more, visit https://PA3FSF2024.eventbrite.com. For questions about the event, call Evans’ office at 215-276-0340.

June 8

Philly Pride Run – At 8:30 a.m. at the Navy Yard, 4701 Intrepid Ave. Now in its eighth year, the Philly Pride Run lets its colors fly with a 5K race and a 1 Mile Fun Run across the city. Prizes are awarded for the top three female, male and “non-binary” competitors in both the wheelchair as well as non-wheelchair divisions, and all proceeds support the William Way LGBT Community Center. Pre- and post-run entertainment hosted by drag stars Miss Asia Monroe and Poochie Qween.

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 10

Stina with Wilder – Bobby Saritsoglou of Stina Pizzeria on Snyder Avenue is popping up at Wilder Philly (2009 Sansom St.) for a collaborative dinner. The seven-course menu and passed hors d’oeuvres will feature items like the first course of Spanish mackerel crudo with paprika oil, sherry vinegar, and socca crisps, and slow-cooked Mangalista pork shoulder, with sour trahana, and chermoula as the sixth course. Tickets are $125 and proceeds will benefit Savage Sisters Recovery.

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 17

Make Your Own Pride Zine – From 4-5 p.m. in the meeting room at the Whitman Library, make your own pride zine. All supplies provided. No registration required.

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 are available at www.philorch.org/pride. 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 are available at www.philorch.org/ocyo-live.

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 are 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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