Weekend action: Events happening around the region -- June 9-11

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Ocean City Restaurant Week, American Cancer Society's bike-a-thon highlight a busy weekend locally. (WPVI)

This weekend is a good time to head outdoors with the forecast calling for a warm-up. Tamala Edwards offers a glimpse of what to do locally.

Ocean City Restaurant Week
Sample Jersey Shore dining options during Ocean City Restaurant Week. Participating restaurants are offering special fixed-price options, usually for two. Restaurant Week runs from June 9-16th.
Restaurants and menus

Annual Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day (FREE)
Saturday is the seventh annual Organ Day at the Kimmel Center. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore the largest mechanical pipe organ in a concert venue in the United States. The free event features a variety of performances. Organ Day runs from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Full program schedule

Chestnut Hill Plein Air Festival
The arts come alive at the Chestnut Hill Plein Air Festival on Saturday. Artists, easels and paint palettes will line Germantown Avenue for the outdoor art competition, which takes place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Event information and details

Silent Philly party
A unique, silent party is happening at Philadelphia City Hall Saturday night, beginning at 10 p.m. Party-goers wear headphones, which have three different channels - red, green and blue. Each color represents one of three DJs, competing for people to flip to their channels.
Tickets and details

Odunde Festival on South Street
One of the nation's largest African-American street festivals is happening Sunday. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend this year's Odunde Festival along South Street. Two stages will host performers all day, alongside vendors selling jewelry, clothing, crafts, food and more.
Stages schedule, vendors and more

American Cancer Society's Bike-a-thon
Cyclists will be biking to the beach Sunday for the American Cancer Society's Bike-a-thon. The ride begins at the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia and travels the back roads of South Jersey to Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
American Cancer Society Bike-A-Thon 2017
Sign-up or donate

Pocono 400 NASCAR race
NASCAR fans will be heading to Pocono Raceway. Race weekend at the "Tricky Triangle" culminates with the Pocono 400 on Sunday.
Race Week schedule, travel directions

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