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Brooklyn, New York

See/Saw

An Immersion into a Magician's Mind.
Shane Confectionery interior.
Aug 22
Philadelphia

A Sweet Peek Inside Shane Confectionery

A tour and dig through the archives of the oldest continuously run confectionery in the United States.
Sunset at Kingsland Wildflowers.
Aug 23
Brooklyn, New York

Kingsland Wildflowers Sunset Ecology Tour

Toast to the sunset as you tour the thriving meadows spanning a rooftop in one of Brooklyn's most heavily industrialized neighborhoods and learn its ecology from resident experts.
Lemon Hill inset.
Aug 25
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

East Park Hill Walk

Explore the landscape, genesis and distinctive, hidden features of East Fairmount Park, including the unknown topography of Lemon and Brewery Hills.
Swale barge.
Aug 25
Brooklyn, New York

Wildflower Workshop on the Swale Barge

Join us at Swale's floating forest barge at the Brooklyn Army Terminal for a wildflower weaving workshop, cocktails, and teas made on-site with flora you forage for yourself!
Sign at the site of the People's Temple mass suicide.
Sep 7
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cults at The Convent: Philadelphia and Beyond

Surrender your individuality as we explore various cult movements peripherally and directly connected to Philadelphia.
1943 Mummers Francis Palamida as Cleopatra.
Sep 9
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ghetto to Gayborhood

Explore and learn about the evolution of Philadelphia's 'Gayborhood' with an expert in local LGBT history.
Working the drop roller.
Sep 20
Philadelphia

Victorian Clear Toy and Cough Drop Workshop

Go behind-the-scenes at the oldest continuously operated confectionery in the United States for a hands-on workshop of a Pennsylvania-German tradition.
Cradle Grave garden.
Sep 26
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sketchy Evening With Grave Gardens

Cradle Grave gardens, Shrub drinks, and sketching at The Woodlands.
S.S. United States.
Sep 30
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

All Aboard the S.S. United States!

Join the S.S. United States Conservancy's curatorial team on a special, limited-access tour inside the S.S. United States to learn about the vibrant history of America’s Flagship.
Open Roof at "Greet the Light."
Oct 13
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sonic Seasonal at Skyspace With Steve Gunn

Take in sunset at Chestnut Hill Meetinghouse with a James Turrell installation and improvised set by guitar player Steve Gunn.