August 7, 2015

The Weekender

By Todd Scalgione

I would like to start this post on a more positive note; AT LEAST it wasn’t a hundred degrees, pouring rain, or humid as Peru this week!!! Besides the okay weather, it still felt like hell (just the tiniest bit cooler). After a long and murderous week of work and watching your rich friends travel and relax on the beach, I am glad to say the weekend is finally here! I have filled this weekend’s update with gorgeous jewelry, festivals, delicious food and even a Polo Cup. Use your two and a half days off wisely Philadelphia!

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DO: PEACH FESTIVAL AT PEDDLER’S VILLAGE
August is national peach month so this Saturday and Sunday one can enjoy a festival devoted to peaches! Explore the area as you taste peachy treats. This event also has a pie eating contest and some family friendly fun. A sidewalk sale will feature various vendors with discounts on clothing, home goods, accessories and more.

TASTE: CENTER CITY DISTRICT RESTAURANT WEEK
Enjoy amazing food but have an almost empty wallet? Get ready to have a painfully delicious decision to make because more than 120 restaurants will be offering budget conscious meals from $20-$35. This event is from August 2-7 and August 9-14 (So you can make reservations this Friday and or Sunday). Restaurants include The Oyster house, R2L, The Twisted Tail, Abe Fisher and many, many more. YUM!

SIP: PIRATE WEEKEND!
Ahoy, matey! It’s Pirates Weekend at Tall Ships Tavern at Independence Seaport Museum. From August 6-9 enjoy a pirate filled fest that includes scavenger hunts (WITH PRIZES!), discounts on rum drinks, pirate name tags, peg legs to try on, crafts (for the kids), and a performance by the Sea Dogs on Saturday from 1-6 PM. Bring out your inner Jack Sparrow!

GO: JERRY SEINFELD IN ATLANTIC CITY
Jerry Seinfeld is one of the most hilarious men in television history. This Friday and Saturday the Borgata will be hosting the man himself! An absolute must see if you are in the Atlantic City area.

SEE: PHILADELPHIA STYLE MAGAZINE POLO CUP
Land Rover, The Residences at the Ritz Carlton, Philadelphia and Philadelphia Style Magazine bring you an event that requires class and style. This Saturday join Philadelphia’s phinest at the Fifth Annual Philadelphia Style Magazine Polo Cup. VIP tickets are only $60 and guests can enjoy beer, wine and delicious upscale fare Champagne Divot stomp. Match begins at 2pm; wear your finest khaki pants. For more information or to purchase tickets call 908.996.3321 x3.

DON’T KNOW WHAT TO WEAR? If you need an outfit on a short budget, don’t forget Century 21 on 8th and Market Street has some awesome designer clothes at super sexy prices!

GLAMORIZE: STEPHEN DWECK TRUNK SHOW
Stephen Dweck is coming back to showcase the latest and greatest jewelry collections at Chic at the Shore 2015. From funky rings to stackable bangles you’re in for an exciting trunk show! Get ready to fall in love with some amazing pieces. The trunk show is this Friday from Noon-7pm and Saturday from 10am to 5pm in Somers Point NJ.

 

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