Philadelphia Film Society
1412 Chestnut St
Spend your Thursday evening watching the classic film, Hocus Pocus followed by a few rounds of Quizzo inspired by the movie. Drinks will be available, prizes will be awarded, and most importantly fun will be had!
Roberson House & Museum
4951 Walnut St
View the inspiring film depicting the life of Toni Morrison with fellow community members at Roberson House & Museum. The film includes discussions about her many critically acclaimed works, including novels “The Bluest Eye,” “Sula” and “Song of Solomon,” her role as an editor of iconic African-American literature and her time teaching at Princeton University.
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Mainstream science fiction evokes fear for the future. New Asian Futurism, asked artists to imagine how a shift in perspective can inspire us, instead, to look forward to looking forward. The artists in this public program continue the journeys embarked upon by Afrofuturists like Samuel L. Delaney, Sun Ra and Octavia Butler with existing media, in a narrative of hope. The evening will include light refreshments, free palm readings by Shizu Homma, and free tarot card readings by Victoria Wikler.
Arts & Crafts Holding
421 N 7th St
Cost: $30-$49. Use “Community24” at checkout for a $35 all-access pass.
#GREATPHL 2019 is Philadelphia’s First 24-Hour Idea Fest. The fest aims to recognize what makes Philadelphia unique and thriving — how the city has impacted people and how those same individuals are working to give back and improve the city they love. See the full schedule and speaker lineup here.
909 N 2nd St
Check out the outdoor beer garden and enjoy drink specials for this Halloween-themed arts market featuring local art vendors.
Between 26th & 29th Streets on Girard Ave
The 3rd annual Girard Avenue Street Festival will have an artisan vendor market, music, food and family fun.
Haddon Ave.,Collingswood, NJ – between Collings Avenue and East Stiles Avenue
The longest-running, largest literary event in the Delaware Valley is back! The avenue will be filled with authors, speakers, booksellers and storytellers. Enjoy poetry readings, workshops, exhibitors, kid-friendly activities, and entertainment for all ages.
3401 Grays Ferry Ave
Cost: $10 advanced tickets for adults; $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and under
This all-age event is a unique combination of art, science, engineering, technology, and creative expression. The Mini Maker Faire will showcase inventors, artists, startups, garage tinkerers, crafters, and science clubs. Makers from all different backgrounds will come together to show off their creations and how they were made. Expect to see robots, glassblowing, fashion, 3D printing, electronics, and much more.
111 S Independence Mall E
How you doin’? Gather four to eight of your friends for five unique rounds of trivia about the beloved sitcom Friends.
Art in the Age
116 N 3rd St
Learn how to make festive cocktails inspired by medieval sorcery and ghoulish misdeeds at this hands-on cocktail workshop. A cocktail specialist will share knowledge about the drinks and instructions on how to make them. Event includes two cocktails. Must be 21 to attend.
Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Ave
Visit all six haunted attractions at Terror Behind the Walls and receive free admission to the daytime prison tour. Each ticket will also include access to an exclusive after-party at The Speakeasy at Al Capone’s Cell where the 2019 Best of Philly Cabaret Act winner, Glitter and Garbage, will be performing.
10th & Race St
The YeShi Chinatown Night Market is an annual open air, food and entertainment event meant to highlight Chinatown as a commercial hub and community. Join the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corp. on the streets of Chinatown for this one-day event with over 50 vendors and live performances.