Sinead Cummings

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Sinead is the Events Listing Producer for PhillyVoice.com. A graduate of Temple University, she has always had a passion for finding unique and local events. While she is originally from Roxborough, she can be found in any corner of the city exploring and often carrying a book. Follow her on twitter @sineadpatrice.

sinead@phillyvoice.com

July 19, 2018

Arts & Culture

'Vikings: Beyond the Legend' opening at the Franklin Institute

This fall, "Vikings: Beyond the Legend" will open at the Franklin Institute. The new exhibit will feature 600 artifacts, reconstructed Viking ships and augmented reality experiences.

July 19, 2018

Festivals

Support black cinema at the seventh Blackstar Film Festival

The 2018 Blackstar Film Festival will take place Thursday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 5. The festival, now in its seventh year, celebrates black cinema. Over four days, films that capture the black experience will be screened in University City. Tickets for each screening will be $12. All-access festival passes are $150.

July 19, 2018

Family-Friendly

Check out live insects at Bug Fest at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Bug Fest at the Academy of Natural Sciences will take place Saturday, Aug. 11, and Sunday, Aug. 12. Families can learn about the diversity of insects at the two-day event. There will be hundreds of live bugs to check out up-close.

July 18, 2018

Food & Drink

On McDonald's McDelivery Day, get a '90s freebie with your burger and fries

McDonald's is bringing back McDelivery Day on Thursday, July 19. Customers can download Uber Eats and order McDelivery with a minimum $5 food order beginning at 10:30 a.m., to receive a freebie from McDonald's '90s-themed Throwback Collection. There are fanny packs, bandanas, T-shirts and more.

July 18, 2018

Shopping

Macy’s Backstage opening in King of Prussia Mall

Macy’s Backstage will open inside the Macy's at the King of Prussia Mall this August. The Macy's outlet store will offer affordable clothing and accessories, home goods, beauty supplies and more. Beginning Aug. 18, you'll be able to find deals on the things you need at the new Macy's Backstage near Philadelphia.

July 18, 2018

Festivals

2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties is turning 10

The 2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties is turning 10 this year. On Sunday, Aug. 5, enjoy bands on multiple stages, tons of food and drink and a huge selection of arts & craft vendors.

July 17, 2018

Arts & Culture

'FIGMAGO' is a hands-on art adventure in Bella Vista

FIGMAGO, created by muralist Meg Saligman and contemporary dance company Brian Sanders’ JUNK, will open in Bella Vista on Wednesday, July 18. The new attraction is part escape room adventure and part art installation. It's a "mural that comes to life."

July 17, 2018

Food & Drink

McGillin's to re-release 1860 IPA, an unfiltered beer made from secret recipe

McGillin's Olde Ale House, which opened in 1860, is celebrating the 25th year of ownership by Mary Ellen and Chris Mullins, Sr. with a party on Thursday, Aug. 9. McGillin's 1860 IPA, which was created for the historic tavern's 150th anniversary in 2010, will be re-released. At the party, the beer will be sold for $3.50.

July 16, 2018

Fitness

Work up a sweat at free workshops on Philadelphia Dance Day

Philadelphia Dance Day 2018 will take place Saturday, July 28. There will be free dance workshops all day.

July 16, 2018

Food & Drink

Drink beer, cider and glögg at American Swedish History Museum's SmörgåsBeer

SmörgåsBeer 2018 at the American Swedish History Museum will take place Saturday, July 21. At the annual event, learn about Swedish culture while eating and drinking. There will be beer, cider and glögg (Swedish mulled wine).

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