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20200727 00:00 20201227 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-338706">here!</a> Want it delivered directly to your inbox every Monday? Click <a href="http://iseptaphilly.us16.list-manage2.com/subscribe?u=a984497c3604020ac31c04504&amp;id=4dc1a31788">here</a>!</p>


Magic garden

Warren Muller: On and Off the Wall

Magic Gardens

Discover the colorful illuminated sculptures of Philadelphia artist, Warren Muller. In his exhibition, On and Off the Wall, Muller makes the ordinary extraordinary by carefully selecting and assembling disparate objects such as bicycle parts, taillights, bedsprings, depression glass and former chandelier crystals. This exhibit closes Sunday, 10/25. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 12, 25, 40, 42 or 57.

20201019 00:00 20201026 00:00 America/New_York Warren Muller: On and Off the Wall <p>Discover the colorful illuminated sculptures of Philadelphia artist,&nbsp;Warren Muller. In his exhibition,&nbsp;<em><a href="https://www.phillymagicgardens.org/public-programs/exhibitions/warren-muller-on-and-off-the-wall/">On and Off the Wall</a>,</em>&nbsp;Muller makes the ordinary extraordinary by carefully selecting and assembling&nbsp;disparate&nbsp;objects such as bicycle parts,&nbsp;taillights, bedsprings, depression glass and former chandelier crystals. This exhibit closes Sunday, 10/25. Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 12, 25, 40, 42 or 57.</p> Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, South Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


East passyunk

Socially Distanced Halloween Scavanger Hunt

East Passyunk Avenue

Join in a socially distanced Halloween Scavanger Hunt on East Passyunk between 10/21 and 10/23. Look for specific Halloween decorations in business windows and doors, and enter to win $100 worth of gift certificates. Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or Snyder Stations or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.

20201021 00:00 20201024 00:00 America/New_York Socially Distanced Halloween Scavanger Hunt <p>Join in a socially distanced <a href="http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/events/halloween-happenings-on-east-passyunk-avenue.php">Halloween Scavanger Hunt</a> on East Passyunk between 10/21 and 10/23. Look for specific Halloween decorations in business windows and doors, and enter to win $100 worth of gift certificates.&nbsp;Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or Snyder Stations or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.</p> East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Betsy ross house

Spooky Twilight Tours

The Betsy Ross House

The team at The Betsy Ross House introduces Spooky Twilight Tours, featuring true tales about smallpox and yellow fever in the courtyard before guests head inside to continue their gruesome tour (Fridays in October). Get there on SEPTA. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.

20201002 00:00 20201030 00:00 America/New_York Spooky Twilight Tours <p>The team at&nbsp;<a href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/betsy-ross-house/what-to-see/" target="_blank">The Betsy Ross House</a>&nbsp;introduces Spooky Twilight Tours, featuring true tales about smallpox and yellow fever in the courtyard before guests head inside to continue their gruesome tour (Fridays in October).&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. 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


Scarecrow

Scarecrow Season

Peddler's Village

Peddler’s Village, a landmark shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in the rural heart of historic Bucks County, PA, will continue its 41st annual scarecrow season on now thru 10/31 with Scarecrows in the Village, a property-wide display of scarecrows created by individuals and organizations in the greater Philadelphia region. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale-Doylestown Line to Doylestown. From there make a SEPTA to Uber or Lyft connection to Peddler's Village.

20201002 00:00 20201101 00:00 America/New_York Scarecrow Season <p><a href="https://www.peddlersvillage.com/">Peddler&rsquo;s Village</a>, a landmark shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in the rural heart of historic Bucks County, PA, will continue&nbsp;its 41st&nbsp;annual scarecrow season on now thru 10/31 with&nbsp;<a href="https://peddlersvillage.com/event/scarecrows-in-the-village/">Scarecrows in the Village</a>, a property-wide display of scarecrows created by individuals and organizations in the greater Philadelphia region. To get here on SEPTA, ride the Lansdale-Doylestown Line to Doylestown. From there make a SEPTA to Uber or Lyft connection to Peddler&#39;s Village.</p> Peddler's Village, Peddlers Village, New Hope, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Eastern state

Night Tours

Eastern State Penitentiary

Explore one of the most famous prisons in the world like never before during Eastern State Penitentiary’s new Night Tours on select dates between now and 11/15. Get here on SEPTA. Bus Routes 48, 43, 33, 32 & 7 all get you close

20201003 00:00 20201115 00:00 America/New_York Night Tours <p>Explore one of the most famous prisons in the world like never before during Eastern State Penitentiary&rsquo;s new&nbsp;<em><a href="https://www.easternstate.org/nighttours" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Night Tours</a>&nbsp;</em>on select dates between now and 11/15.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. Bus Routes 48, 43, 33, 32 &amp; 7 all get you close</p> Eastern State Penitentiary, Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


East passyunk

Harvest Celebration

East Passyunk Avenue

East Passyunk Avenue’s shops and restaurants put a new spin on harvest fun during the avenue’s 10-day Harvest Celebration between 10/16 and 10/25. Enjoy seasonal dishes and drinks at spots like Cantina Los Caballitos (squash blossom quesadillas and pumpkin chai margaritas), The Bottle Shop (fall-flavored slushies and Essen Bakery (Halloween black and white cookies). So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.

20201016 00:00 20201026 00:00 America/New_York Harvest Celebration <p>East Passyunk Avenue&rsquo;s shops and restaurants put a new spin on harvest fun during the avenue&rsquo;s 10-day&nbsp;<a href="http://www.visiteastpassyunk.com/events/east-passyunk-avenue-harvest-celebration.php" target="_blank">Harvest Celebration</a>&nbsp;between 10/16 and 10/25. Enjoy seasonal dishes and drinks at spots like Cantina Los Caballitos (squash blossom quesadillas and pumpkin chai margaritas), The Bottle Shop (fall-flavored slushies and Essen Bakery (Halloween black and white cookies).&nbsp;So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Broad Street Line to Tasker-Morris or hop Routes 47, 45 or 29.</p> East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Elm park zoo

Trick or Treat Nights

Elmwood Park Zoo

Put on your costume and bring the little ones to Elmwood Park Zoo when Trick-Or-Treat Nights, a new Halloween-themed event series, begins on Friday. Grab your trick-or-treat bag and your flashlight, and enjoy nightly animal encounters and treat stations throughout the zoo on 10/23, 10/29/ and 10/31. Take SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.

20201023 00:00 20201101 00:00 America/New_York Trick or Treat Nights <p>Put on your costume and bring the little ones to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/" target="_blank">Elmwood Park Zoo</a>&nbsp;when&nbsp;<a href="https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/trick-or-treat-nights/" target="_blank">Trick-Or-Treat Nights</a>, a new Halloween-themed event series, begins on Friday. Grab your trick-or-treat bag and your flashlight, and enjoy nightly animal encounters and treat stations throughout the zoo on 10/23, 10/29/ and 10/31.&nbsp;Take SEPTA&#39;s Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.</p> Elmwood Park Zoo, Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Cherry street pier

Exhibitions and Pop Ups

Cherry Street Pier

The beginning of fall brings a host of fun exhibitions and pop-ups to Cherry Street Pier. Check out just some of the happenings here to see what may catch your eye! Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33, or 42.

20200925 00:00 20201108 00:00 America/New_York Exhibitions and Pop Ups <p>The beginning of fall brings a host of fun exhibitions and pop-ups to <a href="https://www.cherrystreetpier.com/">Cherry Street Pier</a>. Check out just some of the happenings here to see what may catch your eye!&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


River stroll

Philly River Stroll

Delware River Waterfront

Guests are invited to start their day or night at one pier and venture along the riverfront making stops along the way for good food, bold brews, and vivid views from the casual nature of River Beer Garden to the floating Water Garden at Spruce Street Harbor Park. Each location has something special to offer, come see for yourself! Hours listed here. Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33, or 42. 

20200925 00:00 20201101 00:00 America/New_York Philly River Stroll <p>Guests are invited to start their day or night at one pier and venture along the riverfront making stops along the way for good food, bold brews, and vivid views from the casual nature of <a href="https://www.phillyriverstroll.com/racestreetpier">River Beer Garden</a> to the floating <a href="https://www.phillyriverstroll.com/sprucestreetharborpark">Water Garden at Spruce Street Harbor Park</a>. Each location has something special to offer, come see for yourself! Hours listed&nbsp;<a href="https://www.phillyriverstroll.com/">here</a>. Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or&nbsp;Bus Routes 12, 21, 25, 33, or 42.&nbsp;</p> Cherry Street Pier, North Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Sesame place

Halloween Spooktacular

Sesame Place

The Count and his Sesame Street pals offer up contactless trick-or-treating, socially distanced shows, scarecrow scavenger hunts and more during Sesame Place’s Halloween Spooktacular (thru 11/1). Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Route 127 to get there!

20201001 00:00 20201101 00:00 America/New_York Halloween Spooktacular <p>The Count and his Sesame Street pals offer up contactless trick-or-treating, socially distanced shows, scarecrow scavenger hunts and more during Sesame Place&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://sesameplace.com/philadelphia/events/halloween-spooktacular/" target="_blank">Halloween Spooktacular</a>&nbsp;(thru 11/1).&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA! Hop the Route 127 to get there!</p> Sesame Place, Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Night of light

Night of Lights

Chestnut Hill

Explore Chestnut Hill after dark when, from 10/9 thru 10/26, Germantown Avenue transforms into a nightly interactive exhibition of local history and architecture for Night of Lights. See historic images of Chestnut Hill projected through storefront windows while neighboring historic buildings are illuminated with colored lights. Get there on SEPTA. Take SEPTA's Chestnut Hill East Line or hop the Route 18 Bus there.

20201009 00:00 20201026 00:00 America/New_York Night of Lights <p>Explore Chestnut Hill after dark when, from 10/9 thru 10/26, Germantown Avenue transforms into a nightly interactive exhibition of local history and architecture for&nbsp;<a href="http://chconservancy.org/night-of-lights" target="_blank">Night of Lights</a>. See historic images of Chestnut Hill projected through storefront windows while neighboring historic buildings are illuminated with colored lights.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA. Take SEPTA&#39;s Chestnut Hill East Line or hop the Route 18 Bus there.</p>


Elm park zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is back at Elmwood Park Zoo on weekends this October. Dressed-up kids can trick-or-treat throughout the grounds, enjoy seasonal décor, hit up activity stations and, of course, admire the animals. Adults are encouraged to dress up, too! Take SEPTA's Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.

20201010 00:00 20201102 00:00 America/New_York Boo at the Zoo <p><a href="https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/boo-at-the-zoo/" target="_blank">Boo at the Zoo</a>&nbsp;is back at Elmwood Park Zoo on weekends this October. Dressed-up kids can trick-or-treat throughout the grounds, enjoy seasonal d&eacute;cor, hit up activity stations and, of course, admire the animals. Adults are encouraged to dress up, too!&nbsp;Take SEPTA&#39;s Manayunk/Norristown Line or Norristown High Speed Line to Norristown Transportation Center. From there, Bus Routes 90, 96, and 98 get you within walking distance.</p> Elmwood Park Zoo, Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA, USA Plan Your Trip