Old City Fest - Independents Row
Oct
8
11:00am11:00am

Old City Fest - Independents Row

Old City Fest, now in its 4th year, is a celebration of art & design, creativity, culture, fashion and food on the streets of America's most historic square mile. 3rd Street between Market & Race and Arch Street between 2nd & 4th will be closed to for this fun outdoor festival. FREE and open to the public.

Philadelphia Independents is proud to sponsor the fest with a special designated area, Independents Row. Meet the makers and peruse their handmade goods along 3rd Street in front of our store. Independents Row includes:

As the Crow Flies
Charlotte's Web
CUSP
exit343design
Frankadelphia
Mason Made
The Nautical Rose
Rider Ceramics
Rosen & Co

Saffron Creations
Sarah Draws Things
Stitch Prism
Threet Ceramics
The Tin Goat
Sweet Mama Lew
Useful & Beautiful Handmade
(List as of 8/20/17)

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First Friday: Sarah Kaizar: Rally for the Rare: Endangered Species in North America
Aug
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

First Friday: Sarah Kaizar: Rally for the Rare: Endangered Species in North America

Join us for the second reception of Sarah Kaizar's solo exhibition. Kaizar is on a mission to illustrate all of the species currently identified as critically endangered by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service. A portion of all sales from this body of work are donated to the Center for Biological Diversity to support their efforts in protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.

Sarah Kaizar: Rally for the Rare: Endangered Species in North America will be on view through Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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First Friday: Sarah Kaizar: Rally for the Rare: Endangered Species in North America
Jul
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

First Friday: Sarah Kaizar: Rally for the Rare: Endangered Species in North America

Join us for a new exhibition by Sarah Kaizar who is on a mission to illustrate all of the species currently identified as critically endangered by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service. A portion of all sales from this body of work are donated to the Center for Biological Diversity to support their efforts in protecting the lands, waters and climate that species need to survive.

Sarah Kaizar: Rally for the Rare: Endangered Species in North America will be on view through Sunday, August 27, 2017.

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First Friday: Thom Duffy: Still Lifes
Apr
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

First Friday: Thom Duffy: Still Lifes

Join us for the second reception of Thom Duffy's Still Lifes exhibition which started with plantings in his backyard and turned into a series of watercolors that are a visual dialog of healing, caring, nurturing, and the cycle of life.

Thom Duffy: Still Lifes will be on view through Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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First Friday: Thom Duffy: Still Lifes
Mar
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

First Friday: Thom Duffy: Still Lifes

Join us for the opening reception of Thom Duffy's Still Lifes exhibition which started with plantings in his backyard and turned into a series of watercolors that are a visual dialog of healing, caring, nurturing, and the cycle of life.

Thom Duffy: Still Lifes will be on view through Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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First Friday: Laura Kicey: ZodiaCats
Feb
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

First Friday: Laura Kicey: ZodiaCats

Join us for the second reception of Laura Kicey's exhibition which features colorful cat prints that combines her unique take on the zodiac and her passion for all things cat. Kicey is an artist, photographer and all around general crazy cat lady who is known for her popular Olive & Rye social media sites.

Laura Kicey: ZodiaCats will be on view through Sunday, February 26, 2017.

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First Friday: Laura Kicey: ZodiaCats
Jan
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

First Friday: Laura Kicey: ZodiaCats

Laura Kicey's exhibition of colorful cat prints combines her unique take on the zodiac and her passion for all things cat. Kicey is an artist, photographer and all around general crazy cat lady who is known for her popular Olive & Rye social media sites.

Laura Kicey: ZodiaCats will be on view through Sunday, February 26, 2017.

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Old City Fest
Oct
9
11:00am11:00am

Old City Fest

Old City Fest, now in its 3rd year, is a celebration of art & design, creativity, culture, fashion and food on the streets of America's most historic square mile. 3rd Street between Market & Race and Arch Street between 2nd & 4th will be closed to for this fun outdoor festival. FREE and open to the public.

Philadelphia Independents is proud to sponsor the fest with a special designated area, Independents Row. Meet the makers and peruse their handmade goods along 3rd Street in front of our store. Independents Row includes:

As the Crow Flies
Betsy Ann Paper
Britta Keenan
The Golden Hen
Mason Made
The Nautical Rose
Saffron Creations
Sarah Draws Things
Stanley Chester & Albert
Stitch Prism
Sweet Mama Lew
Threet Ceramics
Tim Eads
The Tin Goat

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Greenfest Philly
Sep
11
10:00am10:00am

Greenfest Philly

Stop by our booth at Greenfest Philly at Headhouse Square. Greenfest Philly is the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area. With over 100 exhibitors and vendors, Greenfest is the place to learn about living sustainably while having fun! This event has something for everyone: shopping for local green wares, great food, live music, live demonstrations, kid-friendly activities, and more. FREE and open to the public.

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Fishtown FestivALE
Jun
11
12:00pm12:00pm

Fishtown FestivALE

Fishtown FestivALE is a celebration of the Fishtown community of Philadelphia, with an emphasis on the ALE. This outdoor summer beer party features local foods perfect for pairing with the generously poured beer including burgers, brisket and Bavarian pretzels. A local dunk tank setup ensures a swimmingly good time as local DJs playing classic rock and funk encourage visitors to dance the night away.

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25th Anniversary of First Friday & Melissa McCullough
Jun
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

25th Anniversary of First Friday & Melissa McCullough

Join us for the 25th Anniversary celebration of First Friday in Old City and the second reception of Melissa McCullough: Garden of Zoological Stitches which explores the past and present history of the Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in the country, through cross stitch. Colorful images of animals, art and architecture are featured as well as the much beloved 'elephant keys' that activated talking storybooks at the zoo. 

Melissa McCullough: Garden of Zoological Stitches will be on view through Sunday, June 26.

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Trenton Avenue Arts Festival
May
21
12:00pm12:00pm

Trenton Avenue Arts Festival

Just as wacky, artsy, and Kensington as ever, the “best day in the neighborhood” is now known as the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival. Join us for over 200 local arts and food vendors, alongside a parade of human-powered sculptural floats.

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Two Year Anniversary Party & First Friday: Weckerly's Ice Cream & Melissa McCullough
May
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Two Year Anniversary Party & First Friday: Weckerly's Ice Cream & Melissa McCullough

Celebrate our Two Year Anniversary with us on First Friday, May 6 from 6-8pm where we will open the exhibition Melissa McCullough: Garden of Zoological Stitches and our good friends at Weckerly's Ice Cream will be here serving us their frozen treats! 

Melissa McCullough's exhibition will explore the past and present history of the Philadelphia Zoo, the oldest zoo in the country, through cross stitch. Colorful images of animals, art and architecture will be featured as well as the much beloved 'elephant keys' that activated talking storybooks at the zoo. 

Melissa McCullough: Garden of Zoological Stitches will be on view through Sunday, June 26.

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