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Art Squared at Franklin Square

Art Squared music and drama culture camps make their debut at Franklin Square in September and October 2017. Two separate four-week series will match teaching artists with the imagination of students in grades 1-6 to participate in the creative process of musical and dramatic performances. Art Squared is a free program generously funded by the Knight Foundation and produced by Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

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Saturday Night at the Movies Featuring Finding Dory

Saturday, August 19, 7 pm - 11 pm (movie begins at 8:30 pm)

Enjoy a FREE screening Finding Dory on the Great Lawn! Movie admission is FREE. Tickets required for Philly Mini Golf and the Parx Liberty Carousel.


Little Rebel Cider and Wine Garden

Thursdays, August 24, September 7, September 21, & October 5

6 - 10 pm, FREE

The event features locally brewed ciders from the Delaware-based Rebel Seed Cider and wine from Harvest Ridge Winery for $5, and delicious treats from popular local food trucks. Live music and entertainment will be on-hand as well.

Admission to the Cider and Wine Garden in the Betsy Ross House Courtyard is free. Drinks and snacks are pay-as-you-go. The Betsy Ross House Gift Shop will be open for shopping.


Independence After Hours

August 18 - October 21, Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 pm

Departs from the Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd St.

This exclusive evening tour back to 1776 has returned! Enjoy a delicious three-course meal at the historic City Tavern, followed by a visit to Independence Hall to witness our Founding Fathers in deep discussion over the creation of the Declaration of Independence!

Purchase tickets here.



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