Second Saturday and South Philly Fest Present Live Music, Sidewalk Sales and More This Weekend
Fall is a perfect time to shop, rock and stroll your way down East Passyunk Avenue. This weekend, double your fun with Second Saturday today, October 12, 2013 and South Philly Fest on Sunday, October 13, 2013.
Second Saturday will feature a home tour, rack sales, sidewalk specials, art openings, kids' costume swap, live music and complimentary fall treats. Hours vary by location.
South Philly Fest by Lucky 13 Pub will take place from 12:00pm to 6:00pm outside of1820 S. 13th Street) featuring six bands, Sweet Jane Vintage, Kung Fu Hoagies, Little Baby's Ice Cream and other vendors.
Second Saturday and South Philly Fest are both free events with no admission charge. For more information about Second Saturday, visit www.facebook.com/EPassyunkAve/events or follow @epassyunkave on Twitter. For more information about South Philly Fest, call (215) 336-8467.
***SECOND SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 BY DAY***
A Star Is Born (1821 EPA) - Rack sale and 10% off one regular priced item. Excludes special occasion and special orders. All shoppers on 10/12 are entered to win a $20 gift card with each purchase. Drawing at the end of the day. 11:00am to 5:00pm
Carolyn Verdi Boutique (1746 EPA) - Sidewalk sale featuring costume jewelry and handbags. 11:00am to 5:00pm
Cloth (1605 EPA) - Kids Costume Swap and Sidewalk Sale. Go green and save some green this Halloween! From 10/3 til 10/11 drop off your child's (no teen or adult costumes) used complete, clean and in good condition Halloween costume(s) at Cloth. For each complete costume donated, receive a voucher to return on 10/12 to pick up a "new" costume for free! Accessories accepted and will receive accessory vouchers, can trade four accessory vouchers for one complete costume. 11:00am to 4:00pm
Coco Lu's (1935 EPA) - Sidewalk sale on select fashions, decorations and gifts. 11:00am to 4:00pm
Era Atomica (1726 EPA) - Astro Vintage rack and trunk sale, featuring choice vintage clothing and accessories. Astro Vintage no longer has a brick-and-mortar store, so stop by person during this unique shopping opportunity. 10:00am to 9:00pm
Ms. Goody Cupcake (1838 EPA) - Fifty cents off fall flavored cupcakes include Pumpkin Latte, Fall Birthday Wishes and Apple-Cinnamon. Cake truffles will be on sale buy two get one free. Free trick or treat candy for kids. Cider by the cup. 9:00am to sell out
Passyunk Square Civic Association Home Tour - Annual Home Tour brings you to ten fabulous homes, includes a free slice of cheese pizza at SliCE and admission/free drink at the after party at Devil's Den. Tickets at registration $25 at Columbus Square Recreation Center. 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sermania Jewelry (1719 EPA) - The popular Treasure Chest is back with great jewelry items of sterling, steel, gemstones, beads and costume - at incredible sale prices! Check out the 5, 10, & 15 box, browse the sidewalk sale, enjoy free jewelry inspection and steam cleaning of an item you treasure. This is a fine time to get some ideas on creating a remarkable piece of jewelry for yourself or someone special. Tasty fall treats will be served. 10:00am to 4:00pm
Wake Up Yoga (1839 EPA) - Donation yoga class by Nicole Rogers with all proceeds benefiting Camp Sojourner, a leadership program for young girls. No minimum donation, cash or check donations only please. 4:00pm to 5:00pm
***SECOND SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 BY NIGHT***
Era Atomica (1726 EPA) - Trunk sale continues and complimentary cocktails served. 6:00pm
Frame Fatale (1813 EPA) - Opening reception for Marker Magic, an exhibition fundraiser of drawings by local artist Kate Kern Mundie. What started as a few sketches using her children's art supplies has turned into a fully-fledged art form for this South Philadelphia-based artist. Many of the drawings depict scenes in Passyunk Square and other locations from West Virginia and Cape Cod to Paris. A third of all sales will benefit Andrew Jackson Elementary School. Lunchbox-themed refreshments will be served during this family friend event. 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Hip & Thrifty (1810 EPA) - Sidewalk sale and kick-off off their Halloween headquarters with 10% off all Halloween merchandise. Enjoy complimentary spiked cider and candy! 6:00pm to 9:00pm
HOME | a furnishings boutique (1815 EPA) - Behressentials & Vintagessentials will be setting up a pop-up shop with one-of-a-kind jewelry handcrafted with a combination of vintage and new materials. Stop by and enjoy a cocktail or two. 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Nice Things..Handmade (1731 EPA) - Group show from BYOP (Bring Your Own Print) featuring 11 artists from their print collective in Kensington. BYOP is an awesome collective that helps people have access to a variety of printing methods in a co-op studio space! 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Nicole Rae Styer (1822 EPA) - Girls Night Out featuring fabulous one-of-a-kind fashions by NRS, Studio 320 Jewelry Trunk Show by Gretchen McHale, make-up demos by Michelle Cusanno, plus wine and chocolate. 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Occasionette (1825 EPA) - Enjoy free samples of unique seasonal cocktails prepared with Art in the Age spirits. The first 50 guests will get an adorable set of recipe cards featuring these cocktails and more to take home. Shop from lots of great new Halloween entertaining items in the shop, like boxes of Dracula and Frankenstein matches to light your jack o'lanterns, fun skeleton cocktail napkins for Halloween parties and the cutest vintage-style garlands for decorating your home. 5:00pm to 9:00pm
***SOUTH PHILLY FEST ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 13***
South Philly Fest returns to the corner of East Passyunk and 13th Street from 12:00pm to 6:00pm this Sunday, with the following line-up:
Black Mountainside (Noon)
I Im Eye My (1:00pm)
The Pretty Greens (2:00pm)
The Whips (4:00pm)
The Interest Group (5:00pm)
Food and Drink: Lucky 13 will offer food and drink specials, plus Little Baby's Ice Cream and Kung Fu Hoagies outside.
Vendors: Sweet Jane Vintage, Bad Panda, Moon & Arrow, Make.Love.Not.War., Amour Iconic, Wild Hunt Vintage, Phresh Prints, Dirty J's Vintage, Foxglove Factory, Wear Liberty, Seampoets, Sunny Girl Vintage and Tres Chic Vintage