Thursday: GLOW in the Park
GLOW in the Park is the Fairmont Park Conservancy’s new fall event to showcase Philly’s amazing parks and build the next generation of park champions. This year we will be featuring and hosting the first GLOW in the Park in FDR Park at the historic boathouse. This massive expanse of park space will allow you to enjoy everything about the outdoors including a fresh water tidal marsh. Who knew? GLOW in the Park will feature food from Philly mobile food truck fare, drinks and music by Hazie Blu.
Friday: Philly Photo Day
Grab your camera and take a picture this Friday. It could make you quasi famous. Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is hosting another Philly Photo Day. Every single photo that is submitted to them through their website will be printed and hung in a unique exibition about a day in the life of Philadelphia. A select few of those photos will also be featured on the side of Septa buses and trains and even billboards for an entire month. How cool is that. Just a few rules:
- Photo must be taken on Friday, October 26th.
- Photo must be taken in Philadelphia
- You can only submit ONE photo
- You can submit starting October 26th and through the 30th. Refer back to rule 1.
Share your photo with friends and see what everyone else is capturing using the hashtag #PhillyPhotoDay.
Saturday: Spooky Saturday and Fall Festival
Enjoy a double dose of free fall fun with Spooky Saturday and Fall Festival, on Saturday, October 27, 2012, from 11:00am to 4:00pm, on the streets surrounding the Singing Fountain (EPA and Tasker Street). The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents a spooktacular Halloween celebration with fun for children, adults and even fido too! Spooky Saturday festivities include costume contests, trick or treating, pumpkin painting, cider, pet treats, art lessons and temporary tattoos by Alphabet Academy (1720 EPA) . Fall Festival celebrates the sights and sounds of autumn with live music by Willie, We Are Fauna and Rooster & Squire. Charm City Movement Arts bring the big top fun with circus performances. Ms Goody Cupcake (1838 EPA) will be on hand with deliciously creepy cupcakes that will have children screaming (in delight). Nice Things…Handmade (1731 EPA) presents a craft show featuring local artists. Stateside (1536 EPA) will pour seasonal craft beer and have the kitchen open. In the event of rain, Fall Festival music and craft show will be cancelled. Spooky Saturday’s costume contest, circus performance and trick or treating will move inside of Urban Jungle (1526 EPA). For more information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com, RSVP to invites on Facebook, or follow @epassyunkave on Twitter.
Chestnut Hill is transforming itself into Diagon Alley complete with a Quiddich tourney, movie screenings, magic shows, and regular ghost walks among other Harry Potter themed events. You really should stop by every day of the weekend, but if you’ve reserved all your witchery for one day, here’s Sunday’s schedule:
11:00 a.m. – Quidditch 101- Chestnut Hill College SugarLoaf Campus Lawn
1:00 p.m. Costume Parade – O’Doodles On The Hill
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Trick or Treating On The Hill
For more information about the whole weekend, check out UWishUNu’s complete guide.