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20200727 00:00 20210731 00:00 America/New_York ISEPTAPHILLY Newsletter <p>Check out the latest edition of our newsletter - <a href="https://mailchi.mp/septa/the-iseptaphilly-newsletter-338782">here!</a> Want it delivered directly to your inbox every Monday? Click <a href="https://mailchi.mp/septa/the-iseptaphilly-newsletter-338754">here</a>!</p>


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East Passyunk Restaurant Week

East Passyunk

East Passyunk’s acclaimed dining scene is on display during the return of East Passyunk Restaurant Week, which (lucky for you) actually runs for closer to two tasty weeks - from 2/22 thru 3/6. Patrons can score deals on three-course prix-fixe lunches and dinners — available for indoor dining, outdoor dining or takeout — from 17 restaurants, including Noir, POPE, Bing Bing Dim Sum, Redcrest Fried Chicken and more.And leave the driving to SEPTA. Take the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.

20210222 00:00 20210306 00:00 America/New_York East Passyunk Restaurant Week <p>East Passyunk&rsquo;s acclaimed dining scene is on display during the return of&nbsp;<a href="https://www.eastpassyunkrestaurantweek.com/" target="_blank">East Passyunk Restaurant Week</a>, which (lucky for you) actually runs for closer to two tasty weeks - from 2/22 thru 3/6. Patrons can score deals on three-course prix-fixe lunches and dinners &mdash; available for indoor dining, outdoor dining or takeout &mdash; from 17 restaurants, including Noir, POPE, Bing Bing Dim Sum, Redcrest Fried Chicken and more.And leave the driving to SEPTA. Take the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.</p> 1536 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Plan Your Trip


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Transit Tuesday ☕️

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Celebrate Transit Tuesday with SEPTA and Dunkin'. Flash your SEPTA Key card to receive a MEDIUM Hot or Iced Coffee for only $1 (+ appl. tax) every Tuesday at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin' location. To find your nearest Dunkin' click here. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer. 

20210104 00:00 20210526 00:00 America/New_York Transit Tuesday ☕️ <div class="news-gothic details"> <p>Celebrate <a href="http://www.iseptaphilly.com/perk/123">Transit Tuesday</a> with SEPTA and Dunkin&#39;. Flash your SEPTA Key card to receive a MEDIUM Hot or Iced Coffee&nbsp;for only $1 (+ appl. tax) every&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;at any participating Greater Philadelphia-area Dunkin&#39; location. To find your nearest Dunkin&#39; click <a href="http://www.dunkindonuts.com/content/dunkindonuts/en/stores.html">here</a>. Offer valid on Tuesdays only. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Participation may vary. Limited-time offer.&nbsp;</p> </div>


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Can't Miss Exhibits

Penn Museum

The galleries at the Penn Museum celebrate the incredible and diverse accomplishments of people, and many of the objects on display come directly from their own archaeological excavations and anthropological field work. They are open Tuesday - Sunday. Best way there is SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Penn Medicine Station [the museum is across the street!] or Routes 21, 30, 40, 42, or 49.

20210208 00:00 20210626 00:00 America/New_York Can't Miss Exhibits <p>The galleries at the <a href="https://www.penn.museum/">Penn Museum</a> celebrate the incredible and diverse accomplishments of people, and many of the objects on display come directly from their own archaeological excavations and anthropological field work. They are open Tuesday - Sunday. Best way there is SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Penn Medicine Station [the museum is across the street!] or Routes 21, 30, 40, 42, or 49.</p> Penn Museum, South Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest - Season Ends March 7!

Blue Cross RiverRink

This winter wonderland along the Delaware River is celebrating its 27th anniversary season! Don't miss the fire pits, boardwalk games, a ferris wheel, food and beverages, and more! Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33. 

20201130 00:00 20210308 00:00 America/New_York Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest - Season Ends March 7! <p>This <a class="trackingoutbound" href="http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com/places/blue-cross-riverrink-winterfest" rel="noopener" target="_blank">winter wonderland</a> along the Delaware River is celebrating its 27th anniversary season! Don&#39;t miss the fire pits, boardwalk games, a ferris wheel, food and beverages, and more!&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 42, 17, or 33.&nbsp;</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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WinTOUR Scavanger Hunt

Fairmount Park

Now thru 3/19, the Fairmount Park Conservancy is encouraging folks to get out and discover the hidden gems of one of Philly’s best green spaces during its new WinTOUR Scavenger Hunt. The free, all-ages and social-distancing-friendly scavenger hunt features five different routes, each with a theme: historic homes, public art, nature, water, and past & present. Plan your trip here.

20210104 00:00 20210320 00:00 America/New_York WinTOUR Scavanger Hunt <p>Now thru 3/19, the Fairmount Park Conservancy is encouraging folks to get out and discover the hidden gems of one of Philly&rsquo;s best green spaces during its new&nbsp;<a href="https://myphillypark.org/announcing-wintour-scavenger-hunt-in-fairmount-park/" target="_blank">WinTOUR Scavenger Hunt</a>. The free, all-ages and social-distancing-friendly scavenger hunt features five different routes, each with a theme: historic homes, public art, nature, water, and past &amp; present. Plan your trip <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/plan-your-trip">here</a>.</p> Fairmount Park, Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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On View

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is open Friday thru Monday. Come see the world’s largest and most important collection of works by Marcel Duchamp; the greatest collection of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi outside Europe; The finest public collection of Auguste Rodin’s sculpture in the United States; and superb Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including Paul Cézanne’s The Large Bathers, Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers, and important paintings by Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and Edgar Degas! Get there on SEPTA! Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 & 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

20210212 00:00 20210529 00:00 America/New_York On View <p>The <a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/artmuseum?center=39.96664261310579,-75.18113900000003&amp;zoom=16">Philadelphia Museum of Art</a>&nbsp;is open Friday thru Monday. Come see the world&rsquo;s largest and most important collection of works by Marcel Duchamp; the greatest collection of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi outside Europe; The finest public collection of Auguste Rodin&rsquo;s sculpture in the United States; and superb Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including Paul C&eacute;zanne&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>The Large Bathers</em>, Vincent van Gogh&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>Sunflowers</em>, and important paintings by &Eacute;douard Manet, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro, and Edgar Degas! Get there on SEPTA!&nbsp;Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43 &amp; 48 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.</p> Philadelphia Museum of Art, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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It's Open!

Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo is open! Now through 3/21 the Zoo will be open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. All member and general admission tickets MUST be reserved in advance online. Social distancing and masks are required for guests ages 2+. They are limiting ticket sales to 50% of typical Zoo capacity. Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38.

20210212 00:00 20210529 00:00 America/New_York It's Open! <p>The <a href="https://philadelphiazoo.org/">Philadelphia Zoo</a> is open!&nbsp;Now through 3/21&nbsp;the Zoo will be open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. All member and general admission tickets MUST be reserved in advance online. Social distancing and masks&nbsp;<u>are required</u>&nbsp;for guests ages 2+.&nbsp;They are limiting ticket sales to 50% of typical Zoo capacity. Get there on SEPTA Routes 15 or 38.</p> 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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First Friday

Cherry Street Pier

Celebrate First Friday at Cherry Street Pier with open artist studio tours, snacks and drinks to buy, prime views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Plus access to the waterfront venue’s After the Fall exhibition and the return of Cherry Street Pier’s twice-a-month market, which occurs on the first Friday and third Sunday of the month. Browse unique items like ceramic planters, comic-themed goods, jewelry, handmade body creams, and more from local makers. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!

20210305 00:00 20210306 00:00 America/New_York First Friday <p>Celebrate First Friday at Cherry Street Pier with&nbsp;open artist studio tours, snacks and drinks to buy, prime views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Plus access to the waterfront venue&rsquo;s <em>After the Fall</em> exhibition and the return of Cherry Street Pier&rsquo;s twice-a-month market, which occurs on the first Friday and third Sunday of the month. Browse unique items like ceramic planters, comic-themed goods, jewelry, handmade body creams, and more from local makers. So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 17, 21, 25, 33, or 42. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to...plan your trip!</p> 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Live Music at the Vineyard!

Crossing Vineyards and Winery

On Saturdays thru 3/27, stop by Crossing Vineyards for live acoustic music by local artists. Enjoy wine and beer by the bottle and cocktails. Light bites available, pre-packaged for your safety and convenience. Crossing Vineyards and Winery is located 5.9 mi. from Woodbourne Station on the West Trenton Line. Hop the train and then a quick rideshare!

20210213 00:00 20210328 00:00 America/New_York Live Music at the Vineyard! <p>On Saturdays thru 3/27, stop by <a href="https://www.crossingvineyards.com/public-events">Crossing Vineyards</a> for live acoustic music by local artists. Enjoy wine and beer by the bottle and&nbsp;cocktails.&nbsp;Light bites available,&nbsp;pre-packaged&nbsp;for your safety and convenience.&nbsp;Crossing Vineyards and Winery is located 5.9 mi. from Woodbourne Station on the West Trenton Line. Hop the train and then a quick rideshare!</p> 1853 Wrightstown Road, Newtown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Farmer's Market

Bryn Mawr

Check out one of the biggest farmer's markets in Montgomery County every first, third, and fifth Saturday, now thru March! Open from 10a-12-p. Conveniently located steps from Bryn Mawr Station! Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to get there!

20210220 00:00 20210328 00:00 America/New_York Farmer's Market <p>Check out one of the biggest <a href="https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Bryn-Mawr-Farmers--Market.html?soid=1101855940003&amp;aid=zQPKpuiLb6s">farmer&#39;s markets</a> in Montgomery County every first, third, and fifth Saturday, now thru March! Open from 10a-12-p.&nbsp;Conveniently located steps from Bryn Mawr Station! Hop the Paoli/Thorndale Line to get there!</p> Bryn Mawr Station, Bryn Mawr, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Streets Dept 10 Year Photo Show

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On Saturday, 3/6, Streets Dept, a photography blog run by local photographer Conrad Benner, celebrates its 10th anniversary of photographing and feting Philly’s public art scene with 10 Year Photo Show, a special exhibition of pictures from the blog’s decade-long history. Masks and social distancing are required — and entry will be limited. Admission is free. Runs Thursdays-Sundays through April 25. Leave the driving to SEPTA. Short walk from Tasker-Morris Station on the Broad Street Line or hop Bus Routes 45, 47, 47M, 79.  

20210306 00:00 20210426 00:00 America/New_York Streets Dept 10 Year Photo Show <p>On Saturday, 3/6, Streets Dept, a photography blog run by local photographer Conrad Benner, celebrates its 10th anniversary of photographing and feting Philly&rsquo;s public art scene with <em>10 Year Photo Show</em>, a special exhibition of pictures from the blog&rsquo;s decade-long history. Masks and social distancing are required &mdash; and entry will be limited. Admission is free. Runs Thursdays-Sundays through April 25.&nbsp;Leave the driving to SEPTA. Short walk from Tasker-Morris Station on the Broad Street Line or hop Bus Routes 45, 47, 47M, 79. &nbsp;</p> 800 Mifflin Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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First Sunday

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art marks the first Sunday of the month (this Sunday!) with pay as you wish admission. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43, 48 & 49 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.

20210307 00:00 20210308 00:00 America/New_York First Sunday <p>The&nbsp;<a href="https://www.iseptaphilly.com/destination/artmuseum?center=39.96664261310579,-75.18113900000003&amp;zoom=16">Philadelphia Museum of Art</a>&nbsp;marks the first Sunday of the month (this Sunday!) with pay as you wish admission. What does this mean? It starts at a penny but support with whatever amount you wish. So come on your own, with family, or with friends and get there on SEPTA. Bus Routes 7, 32, 38, 43, 48 &amp; 49 serve the Museum area. Click PLAN YOUR TRIP to discover your best way there.</p> 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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First Sunday

Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation marks the first Sunday of the month (this Sunday!) with free admission to its impressive galleries including special programs throughout the day. Tickets are required and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Get here on SEPTA Routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 38, 48 or 49.

20210307 00:00 20210308 00:00 America/New_York First Sunday <p><a href="http://barnesfoundation.org">The Barnes Foundation</a> marks the first Sunday of the month (this Sunday!) with free admission to its impressive galleries including special programs throughout the day. Tickets are required and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Get here on SEPTA Routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 38, 48 or 49.</p> 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Storytelling Sundays

Betsy Ross House

The Betsy Ross House hosts storytelling in its courtyard on Sundays in March with Once Upon a Nation Storytellers - including a visit from Mount Laurel’s own Alice Paul on March 21 and Philadelphian Frances Ellen Watkins Harper on March 28. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.

20210307 00:00 20210329 00:00 America/New_York Storytelling Sundays <p>The Betsy Ross House hosts storytelling in its courtyard on Sundays in March with <em>Once Upon a Nation Storytellers -&nbsp;</em>including a visit from Mount Laurel&rsquo;s own Alice Paul on March 21 and Philadelphian Frances Ellen Watkins Harper on March 28.&nbsp;Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.</p> Betsy Ross House, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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🍽️ Haddonfield Restaurant Week

Haddonfield

Haddonfield Restaurant Week runs Tuesday, 3/9 thru Sunday, 3/14. Spots including Denim BYOB, The British Chip Shop, Verona, and El Nopalito offer two- and three-course meals for take-out or dine-in (depending on the restaurant) while booze-focused establishments like William Heritage Winery and King’s Road Brewing Company have discounts on beer and wine. To get there, take SEPTA to PATCO to get over the bridge. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 8th Street or the Broad Street Line to the PATCO stop at 15th & Locust. Tunnels connect the systems underground - just follow the signs. From there ride PATCO EB to Haddonfield.

20210309 00:00 20210315 00:00 America/New_York 🍽️ Haddonfield Restaurant Week <p>Haddonfield Restaurant Week runs Tuesday, 3/9 thru Sunday, 3/14.&nbsp;Spots including&nbsp;Denim BYOB, The British Chip Shop, Verona, and El Nopalito offer two- and three-course meals for take-out or dine-in (depending on the restaurant) while booze-focused establishments like William Heritage Winery and King&rsquo;s Road Brewing Company have discounts on beer and wine. To get there, take SEPTA to <a href="http://www.ridepatco.org/">PATCO</a> to get over the bridge. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 8th Street or the Broad Street Line to the PATCO stop at 15th &amp; Locust. Tunnels connect the systems underground - just follow the signs. From there ride PATCO EB to Haddonfield.</p> Haddonfield, NJ, USA Plan Your Trip


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Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture

The James A. Michener Art Museum

The James A. Michener Art Museum is a leading museum of American art, showcasing a world-class collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings as well as many special and permanent exhibitions that include the work of historical and contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers, and furniture designers. Get there on SEPTA. Ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Doylestown Station, a short walk from the Museum. Go to the front of the train. Walk to the corner (West Ashland Street and Clinton Street) turn right and continue on Ashland. Cross over Main Street then Green Street to Pine Street, turn right and you’ll see the flags on the stone building on the left. That is the main entrance to the museum.

20210208 00:00 20210529 00:00 America/New_York Virtually Rudy: New Dimensions in Sculpture <p>The <a href="https://www.michenerartmuseum.org/">James A. Michener Art Museum</a>&nbsp;is a leading museum of American art, showcasing a world-class collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings as well as many special and permanent exhibitions that include the work of historical and contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers, and furniture designers. Get there on SEPTA. Ride the Lansdale/Doylestown Line to Doylestown Station, a short walk from the Museum. Go to the front of the train. Walk to the corner (West Ashland Street and Clinton Street) turn right and continue on Ashland. Cross over Main Street then Green Street to Pine Street, turn right and you&rsquo;ll see the flags on the stone building on the left. That is the main entrance to the museum.</p> 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Artists and Artisans

Cherry Street Pier

Stunning views of the Delaware River and Benjamin Franklin Bridge pair well with some fun open-air shopping at Cherry Street Pier’s Artist & Artisans Market, which returns for its 2021 season on Friday, 3/5. Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33, or 42.

20210305 00:00 20210306 00:00 America/New_York Artists and Artisans <p>Stunning views of the Delaware River and Benjamin Franklin Bridge pair well with some fun open-air shopping at Cherry Street Pier&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://www.cherrystreetpier.com/event/2020/09/2021-artist-and-artisans-market/" target="_blank">Artist &amp; Artisans Market</a>, which returns for its 2021 season on Friday, 3/5.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or&nbsp;Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33, or 42.</p> Cherry Street Pier, North Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip