The Oval makes it's 2017 debut, Restaurant Week hits Ardmore and plenty of outdoor fun is on tap for a sunny weekend around Philly. Matt O'Donnell has your weekend plans covered.
The Oval is open!
An outdoor oasis along the Ben Franklin Parkway has reopened for the summer. The Oval at Eakins Oval features movie and music nights, interactive games, a rotating lineup of food trucks and a beer garden. It's open daily running through August 20th. Inside The Oval
Cheap eats at University Dining Days
Looking to head out to eat? It's the final weekend of University City Dining Days. Enjoy $15, $25 or $35 meals at the neighborhood's top eateries. Meals and deals
More meals at a steal
Ardmore Restaurant Week is also underway. You can find $25 or $35 meal deals as well as special happy hour items. Ardmore Restaurant Week runs through July 30th. Ardmore restaurant week
Get on the field with the Phillies
The Phillies host the Milwaukee Brewers for a three-game series this weekend. Before Saturday night's game, fans are invited to go onto the field to take photos with Phillies players, broadcasters, ball girls, the Phanatic and the Galapagos Gang. Buy Phillies tickets
Islamic Heritage Festival and Parade
Saturday is the Islamic Heritage Festival and Parade. The Unity in Diversity Parade steps off at 5th and Market Streets at 1 p.m. The celebration makes it way to Penn's Landing, where there will be family-friendly games, a health and wellness fair, free giveaways, entertainment and a global open market bazaar. Event info and details
Hear the roar of the Jurassic Park concert
See and hear "Jurassic Park" like never before. The Mann Center will show the 1993 film Saturday night, while the Philadelphia Orchestra performs the iconic score. Buy tickets
Travel to Venice without leaving the state
It's one of the highlights of the summer season at the Jersey Shore - Saturday is the 63rd annual Night in Venice. The boat parade and decorated Bayfront home contest draws hundreds of people to Ocean City. A spectacular fireworks display caps off the celebration. Event info
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