Hot on the heels of last week’s record-breaking Craft Beer Day and
La Festa, East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District(EPABID) triples
the fun this coming weekend with Second Saturday, Antique and Vintage Flea
Market and South Philly Fest. Festivities also include the grand opening block party for Aversa PR and Frontstretch.com.
The fun starts early Saturday morning with the
Antique and Vintage Flea Market that returns with 60+ vendors selling antiques, collectibles, vintage
furniture, jewelry, clothing and accessories. After shopping, enjoy sales, free
make-overs, pop-up shop, art openings, receptions, tastings and sales at more
than a dozen merchants and businesses.The festivities even include a ‘baby
shower’ for East Passyunk’s precious new arrival, Cloth at 1605 East Passyunk
Avenue.The fun continues into the night with circus performances, DJ, food and
drink at grand opening of Aversa PR at 12th and East Passyunk.
Sunday, there’s no rest with the return of South Philly Fest by Lucky 13 and
Sweet Jane Vintage, featuring a free outdoor concert with seven live bands,
great shopping, food and drink specials. Complete details for all events are
listed below. For more information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com,
follow @epassyunkave or call (215) 336-1455.
ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE FLEA MARKET
Saturday, June 8, 2013
and Vintage Flea Market will return to the 1600 block parking lot between
Tasker and Morris from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. More than 60 vendors will feature antiques,
collectibles, vintage furniture, jewelry, clothing and accessories, glassware,
pottery and much more. Held in and around the municipal lot on the 1600 Block
of East Passyunk Avenue between Morris & Tasker. The GPS address is 1630 East
Passyunk Avenue. The event is organized by Philadelphia Flea Markets. Admission
is free. Family-friendly shopping for all ages. The rain date is Sunday, June
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Shop and stroll your way into summer
as EPABID hosts June's Second Saturday. See individual listings for times,
costs and details.
* 1600 Below
Vintage (1600 EPA) - Complimentary Prosecco, 20% off everything vintage, and
artwork by Laura Finestone. Upstairs Reliable Floor Covering will be offering
10% off all in stock area rugs.
* Aversa PR
& Events (1141 Pierce Street, at 12th and East Passyunk) -- Come meet the
folks behind EPA's social media! Grand
opening block party featuring food and drink samples from Noir, Chhaya, Toast,
SliCE, Bitar's, Smokin' Betty's, Devil's Alley, Serrano, Francoluigis, and Art
of Bread by Georges Perrier. Ms Goody Cupcake will preview her new truck and
give away dessert samples. Prism Beer will pour Summer of 69 and Naked Blonde.
Uber, Headhunters Hair Design, Eviama Life Spa, Fly School Circus Arts, Cloth,
Sealed with a Kiss, City of Hope and others will provide raffle prizes and free
swag bags for the first 200 people. Entertainment includes a DJ, circus
performance and a preview by Brat Productions of their new show The Last Plot
in Revenge. Free, 21 and older, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
(1605 EPA) -- Cloth ( 1605 EPA) -- Come meet our new 'bundle of joy' during the
grand opening 'baby shower' for Cloth. Complimentary croissants, pastries,
coffee, tea, organic juice boxes and kid's snacks will be provided. Enjoy our
"baby shower" cake donated from Ms Goody Cupcake. The new play corner
will be open and fully stocked with toys and books. Enter to win great prizes,
including a raffle basket of summer baby necessities. Free swag bags full of
prizes and coupons for the first 50 shoppers. Free, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Cafe (1823 EPA) -- Art reception with works from Priscilla Hopkins, featuring
acrylic paint on paper and enjoys layering transparent and opaque forms to
create compositions inspired by the natural world. Complimentary snacks. Free,
starts 6:00 PM
Fatale (1813 EPA) -- Frame Fatale (1813 EPA) – Opening reception for “Box
Score: Mixed Media Collages” by Randel
Plowman. Limited edition archival prints
from “Box Score: An Autobiography,” an
epic baseball poem (and free, interactive ipad app!) by local poet Kevin
Varrone, are on view through July 30.
Formatted as literary baseball cards, “Box Score” is for anyone who
loves baseball, poetry, art, and history.
Join us for light ball park fare:
popcorn & pretzels, beer & lemonade! Free, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
(1728 EPA) – Reception for Bird in the Hand ink paintings by Lucinda Morreale,
with music by Murmuration. Free, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Hair Design (1718 EPA) - FREE mini-makers for new clients, jewelry summer sale,
spray tan discounts, hair chalking, snacks. Opens at 10:00 AM
* HOME A
furnishings boutique (1815 EPA) - Reception featuring artwork from an artist
that graduated from the University of the Arts - Emily Stabile. She'll be presenting some wood cut prints and
paintings on wood. Free refreshments, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Men's Clothing (1615 EPA) - 15% off entire store to get styling for summer,
complimentary champagne and champagne spritzers. 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
* Ms Goody Cupcake (1838 EPA) - Last call for Fegley's Blueberry Belch and
Young's Double Chocolate Stout cupcakes for Philly Beer Week + Drunkin' Elvis
(which lasts through June). Cupcake Shakes are back for summer. Enjoy free
samples and fifty cents off each shake (any flavor cupcake!). 9am - 4pm (or
Things.. Handmade (1731 EPA) - Art opening and reception with paintings by
Courtney Brown, free refreshments, more details coming. Free, 6:00 PM to 10:00
* Nicole Rae Styer Boutique (1822 EPA) - Huge
summer sale.........all summer dresses,tanks and shorts 20% off! Wine and
sweets from Belle Cakery. Free, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
* Occasionette (1825 EPA) - The
Second Saturday Pop-Up Shop at featuring Brainstorm Print and Design with beer,
donuts and awesome hand screenprinted art prints. Free, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
(1908 EPA) - Free tasting with newest cello. Come out and try some Mango just
in time for summer. Free, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Lucky 13 Pub and Sweet Jane Vintage present South Philly Fest from 12:00 PM to
6:00 PM with an outdoor concert featuring seven live bands, drink specials,
food, vendors and shopping. Line up is listed below. Festivities will take place outside on the
street in front of Lucky 13 Pub, at 13th and East Passyunk Avenue. Inside
Lucky 13, DJ
Sunny Girl Williamson will be spinning records and keeping things cool. Concert is free. Drinks and food are
performances and times:
Company Corvette (1:00 PM)
Needle Points (2:00 PM)
Robes of Alchemy (3:00 PM)
The Whips (4:00 PM)
Gondola (5:00 PM)
Bad Panda Jewelry
Little Baby’s Ice Cream
Kung Fu Hoagies
Make Love Not War
Medium Bob’s Curiosity Shop
She All Talk
Sweet Jane Vintage
East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) presents the most festive
Second Saturday of them all on Saturday, December 8, 2012. Deck the Ave with a
new Shopping Spree Contest, strolling musicians, visits from Santa Claus,
photos with Santa, pet photos, Holiday Crafty Balboa craft show, Nice
Things...Handmade ornament show, sales and specials, art openings and
more. All activities are free (unless noted) and will run from 9:00am
to 10:00pm at various locations along and around the commercial corridor. Parking at meter spots will be free after
11:00am courtesy of Philadelphia Parking Authority. For the full list of
events, visit the event tab on www.visiteastpassyunk.com, or
visit East Passyunk Avenue on Facebook.
Bring your pooch down for a special photo with
St. Nick. Take pictures with your own camera for free, or purchase a photo
package printed on the spot, which range from $10-25.
Charity Toy Drive
11:00am to 3:00pm Alphabet Garden (1631 EPA)
Alphabet Academy presents a special collection drive to benefit Toys for Tots.
Bring a new, unwrapped toy to Alphabet Garden during Photos with Santa.
Crafty Balboa Holiday Craft Show
11:00am to 6:00pm
SS Neumann Goretti High School (1736 South Tenth Street)
Nicole Rae Styer Boutique and Nice Things...Handmade team up with Crafty Balboa
to present 60+ artists and crafters for all your handmade holiday shopping. The
first 50 shoppers in the door receive limited edition Girls Can Tell totes
filled with special items from craft vendors. Shoppers are invited to remember
the occasion with a photograph in the Photobot 3000 photobooth. For more info +
updates visit craftybalboa.blogspot.com
Win a Holiday Shopping Spree!
12:00pm to 4:00pm
EPABID Office (1904 EPA)
Every $10 spent between Thanksgiving and Holiday Second Saturday is worth a
chance to win a $100 shopping spree. Fun prizes for second and third place too!
Bring your receipts in between 12:00pm to 4:00pm for your raffle chances and
some holiday treats.
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Enjoy festive holiday tunes from Joe King's Strolling Christmas Trio.
Photos with Santa
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Alphabet Garden (1631 EPA)
Bring the kids down to meet Santa! Take pictures with your own camera for free,
or purchase a photo package printed on the spot, which range from $10-25.
SATURDAY PROMOTIONS BY MERCHANTS:
A Star is Born (1821 EPA) presents a red sale!
Enjoy 50% off all red dress and most red sets, 10-50% off other select
merchandise and 20% off all coats.
Black N Brew (1523 EPA) presents free pictures with Santa from 3:00pm
to 4:00pm, plus psychic readings by Jimmie Bay from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.
Bottle Shop (1837 EPA) presents a free B. United International beer tasting from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Calm Studio (1214 Moore) invites you to rest and
relax with a one hour peppermint aromatherapy massage for $50 or a half hour
peppermint foot and leg treatment for only $29. For holiday shopping, buy two
gift certificates get one free. Also, buy a therapeutic massage and get 1/2 off
a 10 class yoga card.
Chhaya Cafe (1823 EPA) will offer free samples
of Kenyan Double A coffee, plus free sugar waffles with any purchase. Purchase
a $25 gift certificates for only $20!
Conestoga Bank (1833 EPA) will offer the Sharing
Card, a Visa® gift card that gives back. Purchase yours in any amount from
$25-$750. Any unused balances after 18 months will be donated to Children’s
Hospital of Philadelphia.
Fuel (1917 EPA) will offer $30 gift certificates
for only $20! Stock up and save, or grab one to give as a gift.
Headhunters Hair Design (1718 EPA) offers hair chalking for $5 off
(only $10). New festive colors are in stock. The process takes five minutes.
Walk-ins are welcome. All hair and
makeup products will be on sale for buy one get one for 1/2 off.
HOME (1815 EPA) hosts a holiday party with
cocktails and nibbles from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, plus 15% off all Christmas cards.
Metro Men’s Clothing (1615 EPA) offers 20% off the entire store and free holiday flavored cocktails from
11:00am to 9:00pm.
Ms Goody Cupcake (1838 EPA) gives away FREE
holiday treats to anyone wearing a Santa or Elf hat, or Rudolph Antlers. Enter
to win an EZ Bake Oven! With every six cupcakes you receive four chances, with
every dozen receive nine changes to win.
Nice Things...Handmade (1731 EPA) presents the
3rd Annual Ornament Show featuring hand-crafted ornaments made by local artists
from 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Ray's Happy Birthday Bar (1200 EPA) hosts
Traveling Wares pop-up art and craft show to help restore the Shore from 1:00pm
to 6:00pm! A portion of proceeds goes toward Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts.
Sermania Jewelry (1719 EPA) offers 20% off
sterling silver holiday jewelry, custom and fashion items, 10% off select gold
jewelry and 30-40% off in stock Citizen Eco Drive watches. Enjoy free holiday
Urban Jungle (1526-30 EPA) presents a wide assortment of real
Christmas trees, wreaths and holiday decorations.
Wake Up Yoga (1839 EPA) presents a special
donation class with Jennifer Nehila supporting Philabundance from 4:00pm to
5:00pm. Beginners are encouraged to
attend! Please bring cash or check.
Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District is home to over 150
independently-owned shops and restaurants, offering an excellent opportunity to
stretch your legs and take a stroll up the Avenue. For more information and directions, like
East Passyunk Avenue on Facebook, follow @epassyunkave on Twitter, pin East Passyunk
Avenue on Pinterest or visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com.
East Passyunk Avenue hosted the first ever Blogger Day on Saturday, September 8, 2012. Philadelphia's top bloggers brought their families out for a day of private tours, cupcake decorating, shopping, sales, giveaways, prizes, live music, craft activities and more.
Thanks to participating businesses, bloggers and their families for making the day a big success!
Design opens its doors this Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 12:00PM to
4:00PM for HopeCuts. Top stylists will raise money for breast cancer,
pediatric cancer and HIV/AIDS research at City of HopeNational Medical
Center and Beckman Research Institute. Discounted services will
include men's haircuts for $10.00, women's haircuts for $25.00, mini
makeup for $15 and blow dry for $15. All guests will enjoy free
bagels, coffee, donuts, door prizes and more.
appreciated by calling (215) 334-4001. New clients and walk-ins are
welcome. Educational information on breast cancer, treatment, and
research will be available. Stylists are volunteering their time, with
100% of the monies going to City of Hope. Headhunters Hair Design
is located at 1718 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148. For more
information visit Facebook or Twitter,
or call (215) 334-4001.
About City of Hope
Ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in
cancer by U.S.News & World Report, City of Hope is a pioneer in the
fields of hematopoietic cell transplantation and genetics. Designated as
a comprehensive cancer center, the highest honor bestowed by the
National Cancer Institute, City of Hope's research and treatment
protocols advance care throughout the nation. For more information, visit