Here are the 9 best things to do around Philadelphia this week


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(Movies) Don’t miss the last outdoor movie night of the season at Bartram’s Garden. Bring your favorite movie snacks, a blanket and maybe some bug spray and get ready for a free screening of the 1994 classic, Lion King. Popcorn, lemonade and water will be available free of charge. (Free, September 23, 3000 S. 56th St.,

(Community)Spooky season is upon us: keep your eyes and ears open as you stroll through this haunted, abandoned motel, filled with special effects and plenty of scares for adrenaline junkies. Then, take a creepy cart ride filled with spooky stops and weave your way out of an overgrown cornfield, dodging bumping things at night. (September 23 and 24, several times, 1835 N. Middletown Rd., Glen Mills,

(Community) Celebrate Philadelphia’s vibrant arts and music scenes with live performances, delicious cuisine and more, headlined by Grammy Award-winning musician Trombone Shorty. Gigi’s & Big R, Kandy Ices and other local favorites will be on hand to serve food while local artists like Amberella, Nuto Studios and others show off their work and wares. ($35-60, Sept. 24, 1-8 p.m., Marine Parade Grounds, Navy Yard,

(Community / Fundraising) The forecast calls for weather for sweaters this weekend, which means it’s soup time. Step out for an evening of self-care hosted by the West Philly Bunny Hop self-help group with an evening of music, dancing, community building and, of course, soup. All net funds raised from the event will benefit the Coalition to Save UC Townhouses in West Philly. (Suggested donation of $20, September 24, 6-11 p.m., 5110-5120 Pentridge St.,

(Community) Prepare to feast. Fishtown FeastivALE celebrates all the good things about the neighborhood food and beer scene. Say goodbye to summer and welcome fall with burgers, beers, local DJ sets and over 50 local art vendors and retailers.(September 24, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Frankford Ave from Girard Ave to Oxford St.,

(Art/Community) Over 70 artists, artisans and makers head to the Woodlands for a celebration of all things craft. Plus, expect live music, food trucks, performances, and plenty of art and crafts to buy. Street parking will be available in the neighborhood, but no cars will be allowed on site. (Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 40th & Woodland Ave.,

(Community / Seasonal) Apple season is upon us again. Now that apple picking season is at its peak, visit Linvilla to pick your own to take home and enjoy fun activities like an apple pie tasting contest and live music. (September 24, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media,

(Community) Celebrate Philadelphia’s vibrant and diverse Latino community. This weekend, soak up tradition and culture with this annual parade on the boardwalk. You’ll get a taste of all things Latin, from music and dance to poetry and performance. (September 25, 12 p.m.-3 p.m., Benjamin Franklin Pkwy,

(Music) O22 Festival is a multi-day celebration of the opera genre. This year’s event features everything from new works, opera films and more. Grab your tickets or a festival pass ahead of time to reserve your seats. (Until October 2, various locations,


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