This Weekend: Lineup for the PHS Fall Festival

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For those of you who didn’t get your fill of outdoor food-and-booze festivals at last night’s Feastival or Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, here’s another chance for you to get out in the sun and eat some stuff–the PHS Fall Festival.

It’s happening tomorrow at the Navy Yard and we’ve got the full list of food, drinks and sweets that’ll be on site to distract you from all the gardening displays and flowery knick-knacks.

Here’s what you’ll be eating and drinking at the PHS Fall Fest

10 Things To Do in Philly This Week: PHS Pop-Up Garden Returns, Independence Beer Garden Debuts, and More



Broad Street Pop Up Garden Returns This Weekend

phs-pop-up-garden-winterThe Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Pop-Up Garden on Broad Street is coming back this weekend.

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is trying to cut through all this snow with a return of its super-successful Pop Up Garden. From Friday, February 14th through Sunday, February 16th, the garden will be open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

There will be heated tents to make the weather bearable and Yards Brewing Company beers will pour. And check out the bright trees from Brian Hoffman Design.

The return of the pop-up garden is part of PHS’s Flower Bomb events. All part of the run-up towards the Philadelphia Flower Show.

The Philadelphia Flower Show is Looking for Its Next Big Star

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To generate some much-needed buzz this year, the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society‘s (PHS) Philadelphia Flower Show is creating a Green Room, an interactive social media hub where guests can access all the buzz at this year’s show. To keep it interesting, however, PHS is holding auditions for a vibrant on-camera personality who can “interview Flower Show VIPs, interact with visitors and share behind-the-scenes stories with on-site and at-home audiences.”

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Avenue of the Arts Pop-Up Garden Opens Next Week, Sangria Included [RENDERING]

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) will open another of its pop-up gardens next week across from the Kimmel Center on Broad Street. This year’s garden is a collaborative effort, with input from University of the Arts, Avram Hornik of Four Corners Management, and the landscape design firm Groundswell Design Group, which won an award for its work on Morgan’s Pier. The above rendering is its proposed design for the new the PHS pop-up garden.

The temporary garden will function as an outdoor cafe with craft beer, sangria and food by chef George Sabatino, who’s also in charge of the food at Morgan’s Pier (which opens next week just north of the Ben Franklin Bridge).

PHS uses its pop-up gardens to educate Philadelphia residents about its projects, including City Harvest, which provides fresh food from the city’s community gardens to 1,000 families in need every week. It also makes use of vacant space–last year, the pop-up was in the empty lot on Rittenhouse Square where the old Eric Twin movie theater used to be.

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