Vroom Vroom to the Philadelphia Auto Show

Philadelphia Auto Show

'Exciting New & Old Cars at the Pennsylvania Convention Center' The Philadelphia International Auto Show is back January 27 to February 4. It first began in 1902, and the Automobile Dealers Association of Greater Philadelphia has been producing the show since 1997. Almost every manufacturer’s display welcomes show-goers to sit inside the vehicles, pop the hood and kick the tires; excluding the concept or exotic vehicles. The Philadelphia Auto Show Atmosphere & … [Read more...]

The Terracotta Warriors Invade The Franklin Institute In Philadelphia!

Terracotta Warriors Exhibit At The Franklin Institute

'Exhibit Features 10 Life-Size Terracotta Warriors!'  Here is your chance to dive into the secrets behind the 2,000 year-old army of clay statues that guarded the tomb of China’s first emperor. This was all discovered in 1974. Philadelphia is the only east coast city to host the Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor exhibit, which is held at The Franklin Institute until March 4! Seattle is the only other stop in the United States. This exhibit was developed by The Franklin … [Read more...]

Manayunk Arts Festival ~ A 2-Day Celebration Of The Arts

Manayunk Arts Festival

'One of the Largest Outdoor Arts Festivals in the Region' It's back, better than ever, the Manayunk Arts Festival! The 28th annual arts festival is the largest outdoor juried arts festival that attracts over 200,000 visitors for a weekend of arts, crafts and entertainment. This year nearly 300 artists will showcase their work along historic Main Street in Manayunk during the two-day celebration on June 24 and 25. Manayunk Arts Festival Atmosphere & Experience Artists from all over … [Read more...]

Philadelphia Science Festival Returns With Nine Days Of Excitement!

Philadelphia Science Festival

'Bringing Science and Fun Together!' Get your nerd on at the Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine day festival that occurs annually in Philadelphia each April. This year's Science Festival will take place from April 21 to 29. In it's 7th year, the Philadelphia Science Festival is presented by The Dow Chemical Company and organized by the awesome folks at The Franklin Institute. The festival aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, and shows how much fun it can be … [Read more...]

Jurassic World: The Exhibition At The Franklin Institute

Jurassic World Exhibit at The Franklin Institute

'Come Face-To-Face With Prehistoric Dinosaurs' The Jurassic World exhibit has taken over The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia! This huge exhibition, thanks to the blockbuster movie franchise, delivers thousands of square feet of dinosaur-inhabited galleries and incredibly life-like animatronic creatures! Museum-goers can look forward to recreated moments from the film and displays of the actual sites within the Jurassic World park. Life-Like Animatronic Dinosaurs The setting … [Read more...]

The Golden Age Of King Midas Exhibit At Penn Museum Feb 13 To Nov 27, 2016

The Golden Age of King Midas Exhibit at Penn Museum

'The Story Behind The Golden Touch' Get acquainted with The Golden Age Of King Midas Exhibit at Penn Museum February 13 to November 27, 2016! King Midas lived in the prosperous city of Gordion, a site in what is now central Turkey, circa 750–700 BCE, ruling Phrygia and influencing the neighboring kingdoms. It certainly was a golden age at that time. From Penn Museum: Archaeologists from the Penn Museum (the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) have been … [Read more...]

Titanoboa: Monster Snake Exhibit at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Titanoboa Snake: Credit Will Klein

'Get Up Close & Personal with the Largest Snake in the World' From deep underground in a Colombian coal mine, in a layer dating to 65 million years ago, scientists have uncovered the remains of the largest snake that ever roamed the planet, Titanoboa cerrejonensis. Explore the Titanoboa: Monster Snake Exhibit at The Academy of Natural Sciences until April 19, 2015. Experience the Titanoboa: Monster Snake Exhibit The Titanoboa is approximately 48 feet long and weighing an estimated … [Read more...]

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama at Penn Museum

Beneath the Surface in Ancient Panama at Penn Museum

'The Mysteries of the Coclé People' Explore "Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold" exhibit at the Penn Museum which runs until November 1, 2015. It took two years to put together the exhibit, everything between the content, design, and preparing the artifacts.  Beneath the Surface Experience & Atmosphere The new exhibition allows visitors to explore the history, archaeological evidence, and new research perspectives, in search of a greater understanding of the Coclé people … [Read more...]

The Art of The Brick LEGO Exhibit at The Franklin Institute ~ February 7 – October 4

The Art of The Brick Exhibit at Franklin Institute

'The World's Largest Display of LEGO Art' It's LEGO time!! Those young or old who have ever played with a set of LEGO blocks before, must see this blockbuster exhibit, The Art of the Brick, at The Franklin Institute. The world's largest display of LEGO art, is a traveling exhibition debuting in Philadelphia, which opens Saturday, February 7 and ends Sunday, October 4, 2015. This exhibit is named one of CNN's top ten "Global must see exhibitions", which has been created by artist Nathan … [Read more...]

PHAIR Open-Air Market At The Headhouse Square Shambles

The Shambles at South Street Headhouse District

'Shopping at the Shambles in the Headhouse District'  It's time to pull out those comfortable walking shoes for shopping, as the PHAIR open-air market returns to Philly! It's a new year and the PHAIR market not only sets up at the 2nd Street Plaza again, but a new location at the Shambles of Headhouse Square, which are both conveniently next to each other. This all begins on April 5, and will take place on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm. You can check below for details on specific … [Read more...]