Events 7/10-7/18: Screening Under the Stars, Wizards and Witches Beer Festival, Wellness Workshop at The Bourse, Funding the Hustle & More!

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Friday, July 12th to Thursday, July 18th. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Parks on Tap at Pastorius Park  

July 10-14 

5 – 10 pm 

Pastorius Park

Lincoln Drive and W. Abington Avenue 

Cost: Pay as you go  

Parks on Tap is back, and this week they are at Pastorious park. Come out and sip some beer with friends in your favorite neighborhood parks. Plus, a portion of the proceeds goes back to the parks. 


Screening Under the Stars

Thursday, July 11th 

8:30 – 11 pm 

Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing 

Cost: Free 

Everyone’s favorite summer activity is back! Screenings Under the Stars is showing Captain Marvel this week at Penn’s Landing, so grab some friends and a blanket and head over to the water to watch a movie outdoors on the big screen!


Wizards and Witches Beer Festival  

Saturday, July 13th 

6:30 – 10 pm 

23rd St Armory 

Cost: $42 

The event will host tastings of over twenty magical ales. Explore the Lair of Secret Cider Potions and Adult Butterscotch Beer Tavern. There will be multiple magical photo opportunities, team trivia, plenty of food, and live music from the Sorceress Sisters, Red Head Party Band, and DJ DumbleD.  


Blueberry Festival Linvilla Orchards  

Saturday, July 13th  

8 am – 7 pm

Entertainment Garden 

Linvilla Orchards 

Cost: Pay as you go 

Venture out to Linvilla Orchards for the annual blueberry festival! Pick your own blueberries, check out the pie eating contest, get your face painted and so much more. 


Peace: Open House + Reception

Saturday, July 13th  

10 am – 4 pm 

Free Library of Philadelphia 

1901 Vine St 

Cost: Free  

Join Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary for a day filled with culinary and art workshops connected to the two-year project at The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Culinary Literacy Center. Cooking portion will take place from 1-3 pm.  


Wellness Workshop with Wilde Gatherings

Wednesday, July 17th

6 – 8pm

The Bourse

111 S Independence Mall E

Cost: $25

This wellness workshop will take place in front of The Bar by Bluebird Distilling under the atrium in The Bourse Food Hall and will focus on personalized skincare and 2019’s hottest ingredient: apple cider vinegar. Guests will enjoy a complimentary alcoholic or non-alcoholic shrub from Bluebird Distilling, made with apple cider vinegar, and will leave with two custom-made skin products, a 1 oz. Wilde Gatherings herbal cleanser and a 2 oz. apple cider vinegar skin tonic, with a retail value of over $35.



Make Art Philly + Philly City Hall Water Bar! Special Edition!

Wednesday, July 17th 

11 am – 2 pm 

City Hall 

Cost: Free 

Make Art Philly is a free summer art-making event at the City Hall Courtyard geared towards children from five to 12 years of age. Participate in fun family-friendly arts activities with Philadelphia cultural organizations. Learning healthy habits like drinking water instead of sugary beverages as a kid is important, and there will be activities there to show these budding artists that our local water is safe, tasty and good for the planet.


Funding the Hustle 

Thursday, July 18th   

3 – 8 pm 

Venture Cafe Philadelphia

3675 Market St 

Cost: Free 

An engaging and interactive event focused on accessing capital for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelance creatives.


Broadway’s Best with The Philadelphia Orchestra 

Thursday, July 18th   

8 – 10 pm 

The Mann Center 

5201 Parkside Ave 

Cost: $25-65 

Steven Reineke leads The Philadelphia Orchestra and two of Broadway’s brightest new voices in this hit parade of fresh favorites from some of the latest Tony Award®-winning musicals, including The Book of Mormon, Newsies, The Lion King, and Dear Evan Hansen. Matt Doyle, known for his roles in the Broadway productions of Spring Awakening and War Horse, takes the stage along with vocal powerhouse Betsy Wolfe of Bullets Over Broadway and Waitress fame.