Your Weekend Guide - Events and Happenings in Southeastern, PA - April 14th-15th

TGIF! Ready for the weekend? We've created a list of some of our favorite events this weekend so you won't miss a thing. Enjoy!

1. Philadelphia Furniture Show


Friday, April 13, 2018 6-9 pm, Preview Party (ticketed event)
Saturday, April 14, 2018 10 am-6 pm (general admission)
​Sunday, April 15, 2018 10 am - 5 pm (general admission)
23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street
Cost: $8 and up

Handmade furniture by craftspeople from across the nation fills the 23rd Street Armory during the Philadelphia Furniture Show. The show starts on Friday, April 13, with a special preview party and continues throughout the weekend with showcases of impressive craftsmanship, an art installation by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists and more.

2. Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Morris Arboretum

Saturday, April 14 - 10:15 am - 3 pm
​Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

Morris Arboretum celebrates sakura on Saturday with guided tours of its cherry trees and other Japanese elements, taiko drumming performances, Ken Jutsu Japanese sword demonstrations, origami workshops and a kimono demonstration. 

3. Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival

Sunday, April 15, 11 am - 5 pm
Main Street, Manayunk
Cost: Pay As You Go

Food trucks come together on Main Street in Manayunk for the spring edition of the neighborhood's Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival. More than 50 local food trucks, including Revolution Taco, Say Cheese Philadelphia and Zsa's Ice Cream (to name a few), turn out for the delicious day, with live music, shopping and specials from Main Street eateries. ​

4. NHL Playoffs: Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at the Wells Fargo Center

Sunday, April 15 at 3 pm
Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street
2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

This weekend, the Philadelphia Flyers look to bounce back after a tough loss on Wednesday night to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the NHL Playoffs. Following Game 2 in Pittsburgh on Friday night, the Flyers take to the ice at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philly for Game 3 on Sunday afternoon.

5. NBA Playoffs: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat at the Wells Fargo Center


Saturday, April 14 at 8 pm
Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street
Cost: $98 and up

It's been a great year for Philadelphia sports teams, and the good times just keep on rolling thanks to the Philadelphia 76ers. Following a 16-game winning streak to end the season, the team will make its first playoff appearance since 2012 on Saturday night against the Miami Heat in South Philadelphia.

For tickets click HERE

6. Rescued on the Runway Cocktail Evening 2018 by Providence Animal Center

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 7:00pm– 10:00pm
Cabrini University's Grace Hall, 610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor

Online ticket sales are now closed. To find out if they have tickets available, please contact 610-566-1370 x267. The auction is now live online - for those attending as well as those who can't make it.

An evening of two- and four-legged fashion and cocktails at Cabrini University all in the name of raising awareness and funds to care for homeless and neglected pets. Every ticket includes access to an open bar, food, a fashion show hosted by 6ABC's Cecily Tynan featuring looks by elan as well as adopted and adoptable pets, a silent auction and a beer and wine raffle. ​

7. Wine Women & Shoes benefitting The Alzheimer's Association of the Delaware...

Sun, April 15, 2018 - 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Merion Cricket Club, 325 Montgomery Avenue, Haverford
This is a Free Event

Be there. Be fabulous!
Step out in style for an afternoon of fashion and wine for a cause!
Sip sensational wine
Savor delectable bites
Shop designer shoes & accessories
Bid on one-of-a-kind auction items
Kick up your heels for a fashion show
Enter the Key to the Closet drawing
Mingle with charming Shoe Guys and more!

Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter. ​

For details and tickets click HERE

8. Blue Bell Rotary Club’s 7th Annual Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Second Alarmer’s Rescue Squad

Sun, April 15, 2018 - 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Manor House at Prophecy Creek Park, 205 W Skippack Pike, Ambler
Cost: $8

Come join them! Blue Bell Rotary Club’s 7th Annual Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Second Alarmer’s Rescue Squad – April 15th, 8:00 – 11:30 am. In addition to delicious pancakes, eggs, and entertainment, there will be more balloons and bigger smiles on the children's faces as we bring a Carnival spirit to Blue Bell. Watch for great raffle prizes from Blue Bell’s Best – local merchants you know and love.

Place: The Manor House at Prophecy Creek Park, 205 Skippack Pike (Route 73) Sponsored By: Tropiano Bus Company, UnivestBank, and Trust, Robert Fair Caterers, Whitpain Township.

​For more details and tickets click HERE

9. All 4 Paws Pet Rescue Fundraiser & Adoption Event


Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12 pm – 2 pm
Canvas Valley Forge, 101 Bryce Lane, King of Prussia

Come on out, say hello, meet some adoptable dogs, and learn more about them! They'll have merchandise for sale and will be collecting donations. Please see a list of items they are in most need of:

Puppy Food - Hills Science Diet or Merrick brands
Whelping Pads
Puppy/Training Pads
Dog Food (dry)
Tall Kitchen Trash Bags
Paper Towels

These Meet & Greets are a great way to get to know them, meet some of their dogs, and ask questions face to face. While they do not process adoptions at these events, approved adopters are able to meet potential forever family members and – if a fit with the whole family – bring them home at an adoption appointment later on that same day! Already an approved adopter and hoping to meet your new family member at this event? Please bring cash or a check for the adoption fee with you. For those just considering adopting, our Meet & Greets are a great way to get a feel for the types of dogs they have available. And for those who just LOVE dogs and want to pet them, or learn about fostering/volunteering opportunities – they’re here for you too!

Interested in adopting? Get a head start and fill out an application before the event. The application, a full list of the adoptable pets and more information regarding their rescue and adoption process can be found on their website: here. Please contact them directly with any questions: [email protected]. Check their Facebook page the night before for a collage of dogs they expect to be there.

For more details click HERE

10. Broadway Philadelphia - On Your Feet! at the Academy of Music


April 10-15, 2018
Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street
Cost: $20 and up

On Your Feet!, the Broadway musical based on the music and life of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, breezes into Philadelphia for a limited time to get audiences shaking. See the charismatic show — featuring hit songs like Rhythm Is Gonna Get You and Conga — at the Academy of Music this Tuesday through Sunday. ​

For more details and tickets click HERE

Enjoy the weekend!

Sources: Uwishunu and Evenbrite

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