Local Happenings

Check out some of the upcoming happenings SEPTA can take you to.

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SEPTA's 24 Hour Service

Sweet dreams to all you kings of concerts, maidens of music, bar hoppers and night-outers. The Broad Street & Market-Frankford Lines run all night long, all weekend long. Click here for more info.

20170324 00:00 20170326 00:00 America/New_York SEPTA's 24 Hour Service <p>Sweet dreams to all you kings of concerts, maidens of music, bar hoppers and night-outers. The Broad Street &amp; Market-Frankford Lines run all night long, all weekend long. Click <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/blog/AllNight">here</a> for more info.</p>


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The King & I

Academy of Music

The King and I, one of Rodgers and Hammerstein's, most celebrated works, takes the stage starting this week for a nearly two-week series of performances beginning this Wednesday, 3/22. The show runs now thru Sunday, 4/2. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Before you go, check out this Pass Perk - it will save you 10% on tickets!

20170322 00:00 20170403 00:00 America/New_York The King & I <p><em><a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.kimmelcenter.org/pdp-pages/201617/broadway-philadelphia/the-king-and-i/">The King and I</a></em>, one of Rodgers and Hammerstein&#39;s, most celebrated works, takes the stage starting this week for a nearly two-week series of performances beginning this Wednesday, 3/22. The show runs now thru Sunday, 4/2. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Walnut-Locust or Routes 4, 9, 12, 21, 27, 32 or 42. Before you go, check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/139">Pass Perk</a> - it will save you 10% on tickets!</p>


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American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition

Constitution Center

Back by popular demand, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.

The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

20170303 00:00 20170717 00:00 America/New_York American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition <p>Back by popular demand, <em><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://constitutioncenter.org/calendar/american-spirits-returns-the-rise-and-fall-of-prohibition">American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition</a></em> returns to the National Constitution Center for the first time since 2012 [who else remembers this amazing train car???}.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/687/content_capture.png" style="height:221px; width:222px" /></p> <p>The 5,000-square-foot display includes over 100 rare artifacts from the temperance movement, including a hatchet used by Carrie Nation, original ratification copies of the 18th and 21st amendments and a Prohibition Bureau Badge issued by the Department of Justice. Runs Friday, 3/3 through Sunday, 7/16. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57. Make sure you check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/56">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p> 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Garth Brooks

Wells Fargo Center

Headed to see Garth Brooks this weekend? Best way to the Wells Fargo Center is the SEPTA Broad Street Line. Hop it South to AT&T Station [last stop].

20170324 00:00 20170327 00:00 America/New_York Garth Brooks <p>Headed to see Garth Brooks this weekend? Best way to the Wells Fargo Center is the SEPTA Broad Street Line. Hop it South to AT&amp;T Station [last stop].</p> 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Plan Your Trip


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Starkbierfest

Brauhaus Schmitz

Munich's second largest beer festival (following Oktoberfest) hits Philly beer hall Brauhaus Schmitz for 3 days starting this Friday. Starkbierfest-goers will be invited to try 15 different strong beers while enjoying German-themed games, music from a live accordion player and photo opportunities with a goat(!). Guests are encouraged to come dressed in traditional Dirndl or Lederhosen. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop Routes 12, 40, 45, 47 or 57.

20170324 00:00 20170327 00:00 America/New_York Starkbierfest <p>Munich&#39;s second largest beer festival (following Oktoberfest) hits Philly beer hall Brauhaus Schmitz for 3 days starting this Friday. <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.brauhausschmitz.com/starkbierfest/">Starkbierfest-goers</a> will be invited to try 15 different strong beers while enjoying German-themed games, music from a live accordion player and photo opportunities with a goat(!). Guests are encouraged to come dressed in traditional Dirndl or Lederhosen. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Hop Routes 12, 40, 45, 47 or 57.</p> 718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Plan Your Trip


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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Arden Theatre

Now thru April 9, catch Shakespeare's fey fantasia - "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - of mechanics, fairies, asses, and two flailing pairs of human lovers at the Arden Theatre in Old City. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57. Before you go - check out this SEPTA Pass Perk - it will save you $10!

20170303 00:00 20170410 00:00 America/New_York A Midsummer Night's Dream <p>Now thru April 9, catch Shakespeare&#39;s fey fantasia - &quot;A Midsummer Night&#39;s Dream&quot; - of mechanics, fairies, asses, and two flailing pairs of human lovers at the Arden Theatre in Old City. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57. Before you go - check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/34">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> - it will save you $10!</p>


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Yards Brewing Company Tours

Yards Brewery

Yards crafts award-winning ales right in Northern Liberties. Stop in for a FREE brewery tour on weekends: Saturdays & Sundays 12 to 4pm. Tours are first come, first serve basis, and they tend to fill up early. Must be 21. And as an fyi, open-toed shoes and high heels are not permitted on the tours (for safety reasons!). Yards is an 8 minute walk from the Market-Frankford Line Spring Garden stop or take the SEPTA Route 25 Bus right there.

20170325 00:00 20170327 00:00 America/New_York Yards Brewing Company Tours <p>Yards crafts award-winning ales right in Northern Liberties. Stop in for a FREE <a href="http://yardsbrewing.com/about/tours-events">brewery tour</a> on weekends: Saturdays &amp; Sundays 12 to 4pm. Tours are first come, first serve basis, and they tend to fill up early. Must be 21. And as an fyi, open-toed shoes and high heels are not permitted on the tours (for safety reasons!). Yards is an 8 minute walk from the Market-Frankford Line Spring Garden stop or take the SEPTA Route 25 Bus right there.</p> 901 N Delaware Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Be Beautiful Expo

Convention Center

The Be Beautiful Expo is the largest expo for women of color in Philadelphia. Boom 107.9, WNBR 100.3 and Praise 107.9 welcome those of all ages to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a day of music, empowerment, shopping and fun. This event features over 200 marketplace vendors, celebrity workshops and live performances from some of the Tri-State area's top music, beauty, fashion and lifestyle experts. Interesting specialty pavilions will also be onsite, including a "man cave," kids pavilion, beauty lounge, auto zone, health-and-wellness area and more. Get here on SEPTA. Ride Regional Rail to Jefferson Station or the Market-Frankford Line to 11th Street Station; the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station; the Trolley to 13th Street or Bus Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 124 & 125.

20170325 00:00 20170326 00:00 America/New_York Be Beautiful Expo <p><a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.freshtix.com/events/be-expo-2017">The Be Beautiful Expo</a> is the largest expo for women of color in Philadelphia. Boom 107.9, WNBR 100.3 and Praise 107.9 welcome those of all ages to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for a day of music, empowerment, shopping and fun. This event features over 200 marketplace vendors, celebrity workshops and live performances from some of the Tri-State area&#39;s top music, beauty, fashion and lifestyle experts. Interesting specialty pavilions will also be onsite, including a &quot;man cave,&quot; kids pavilion, beauty lounge, auto zone, health-and-wellness area and more. Get here on SEPTA. Ride <a href="http://www.septa.org/schedules/rail/index.html"><strong>Regional Rail</strong></a> to <a href="http://www.septa.org/stations/rail/jefferson.html" target="_blank" title="Jefferson Station Profile Page">Jefferson Station</a> or the <strong><a href="http://www.septa.org/schedules/transit/index.html">Market-Frankford Line</a> </strong>to <a href="http://www.septa.org/stations/transit/subway/11th.html" target="_blank" title="11th St. Station Profile Page">11th Street Station</a>; the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station; the Trolley to 13th Street or <strong><a href="http://www.septa.org/schedules/bus/index.html">Bus</a></strong> Routes 4, 16, 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 45, 48, 124 &amp; 125.</p> 1100 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Free Admission to PAFA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.

20170108 00:00 20170430 00:00 America/New_York Free Admission to PAFA <p>In celebration of its recently opened World War I exhibition, <a class="trackingoutbound" href="https://www.pafa.org/">the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts</a> is offering free admission to its galleries on Sundays thru April! Grab your Pass and get there on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall or Race-Vine or Routes 2, 4, 16, 27 or 48.</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iseptaphilly.com-ss/app/public/ckeditor_assets/pictures/597/content_pafa_rev_war.png" style="height:352px; width:548px" /></p> 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Funky Brunch & Market

Ardmore Music Hall

Funky Brunch & Market is an indoor craft fair and vendor market series hosted at the Ardmore Music Hall. Happening next on Sunday, 3/26 from 11a to 4p, the event features a variety of local vendors, brunch menu, and live music. Admission for the event is free, and all ages are welcome. So easy to get there on SEPTA. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore. You're there. Or hop Routes 44, 103 or 106.

20170326 00:00 20170327 00:00 America/New_York Funky Brunch & Market <p>Funky Brunch &amp; Market is an indoor craft fair and vendor market series hosted at the Ardmore Music Hall. Happening next on Sunday, 3/26 from 11a to 4p, the event features a variety of local vendors, brunch menu, and live music. Admission for the event is free, and all ages are welcome. So easy to get there on SEPTA. Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to Ardmore. You&#39;re there. Or hop Routes 44, 103 or 106.</p> 23 Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute

Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at Robot Revolution, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing 'bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you've got a SEPTA Pass, we've got a Pass Perk that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.

20161008 00:00 20170331 00:00 America/New_York Robot Revolution at The Franklin Institute <p>Think you could beat a robot in a game of tic-tac-toe? Put your skills to the test at <em><a href="http://www.uwishunu.com/2016/09/franklin-institute-reveals-world-robots-new-immersive-exhibition/#sm.000k5zfg28cedhi11hf158ntwuyvz">Robot Revolution</a></em>, a new exhibition at The Franklin Institute that features a collection of robots gathered from around the world. Supported by Google.org and The Boeing Company, the interactive display explores how these fascinating machines can change how we live, work and play. Feel a therapeutic baby seal robot react to your touch, watch soccer-playing &#39;bots in action and more through this immersive museum opportunity. Best part - if you&#39;ve got a SEPTA Pass, we&#39;ve got a <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/134">Pass Perk</a> that saves you $5! And you can get here on SEPTA! Short walk from Suburban, 15th, City Hall and 19th Street Stations. Or hop Routes 7, 33, 38 or 48.</p> 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Musuem of Art welcomes  American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent, an exhibit that charts the rise and evolution of watercolor in America from 1860 to 1925, at which point it had become a truly American art form. The exhibition focuses on the works of Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent, two of the most influential U.S. watercolor artists. welcomes the new month by offering discounted admission to all guests of the museum. See it now thru Sunday, 5/14. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area. Be sure to check out this SEPTA Pass Perk before you go!

20170301 00:00 20170515 00:00 America/New_York American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent <p><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.philamuseum.org/">The Philadelphia Musuem of Art</a> welcomes&nbsp; <em><a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/upcoming.html">American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent</a></em>, an exhibit that charts the rise and evolution of watercolor in America from 1860 to 1925, at which point it had become a truly American art form. The exhibition focuses on the works of Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent, two of the most influential U.S. watercolor artists. welcomes the new month by offering discounted admission to all guests of the museum. See it now thru Sunday, 5/14. Get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area. Be sure to check out this <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/99">SEPTA Pass Perk</a> before you go!</p>