Kevin Hart Day, Space Saturdays and more to do this weekend

Celebrate Kevin Hart Day on July 6 by seeing his new mural. | Willis Humphrey
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Haddonfied Crafts and Fine Arts Festival 
July 8, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; July 9, 12-5 p.m. 
Kings Highway, Haddonfield, N.J. 
Pay as you go
Celebrating its 25th year, the festival is among the region’s most accessible, featuring pottery, jewelry, sculptures, kid’s toys, jewelry, quilts, purses, bibs and loads more. All set in a backdrop of the town’s gardens and galleries.


July 9, 12 p.m. 

16 E. Highland Ave.,
Chestnut Hill 

Pay as you go

Though there are plenty of doggy pools, pet treats and even paw readers to keep your dog entertained, this festival’s as much for the family as it is Sparky – kids can take part in face painting and crafts, and adults can head over to hot spots like Paris Bistro for a meal with a special pet menu to complement.


Glory of Stories

July 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Parkway,


With an immense collection of paintings, Delaware Art Museum knows the key to understanding all that brilliance and beauty needs to start somewhere. Enter: Glory of Stories, an interactive art tour for kids age 2 and older that kicks off with a story to bring the art to their level. One adult can enter with a child for free.

Space Saturdays

July 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Franklin Institute

222 N. 20th St.  

Free with admission

The Franklin Institute kicks off its “Summer of Space 2017” with the first-ever Space Saturday. Among other scheduled activities, museum attendees can partake in solar observations, listen in on lectures about far-away planets, ask questions during a live show that brings on guests to discuss space and build space-related objects with LEGO pieces.

Charles Sheeler Exhibit 

Through July 9, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

James A. Michener Art Museum 

138 S. Pine St.,

Free with admission

A fabulous and largely unseen collection of fashion photography from former Conde Nast photographer Charles Sheeler, this exhibit’s on last-call, ending July 9. See: costumes and more than 300 of his photographs – some of which landed in Vanity Fair and Vogue.


Movie Screening: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 6, 7-9 p.m. 
The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons 

1001 N. Second St.


Revisit the world of Harry Potter through The Piazza’s big screen, free of charge and open to all. Just make sure to bring your own chair.



July 7, 8 p.m. 

Boot & Saddle 

1131 S. Broad St. 


A band you won’t be able to stop talking about after leaving, this four-piece Brazilian psychedelic rock band may sing in Portugese but the smooth vibes translate all the same. Perfect for a casual night out on Broad Street.

Jill Sobule

July 7, 7-8:30 p.m. 

William Way LGBT Community Center 

1315 Spruce St. 


Unafraid to speak her mind through music, Midwestern artist Jill Sobule tackles subjects ranging from the death penalty to intolerance. Guitar in-hand, she uses story-centered songs to transport listeners somewhere new while stretching the elastic waistband of their emotions. Net proceeds benefit William Way.


July 9, 6 p.m. 

The Mann Center

5201 Parkside Ave. 


A favorite in the realm of indie on-again, off-again rock bands, Dispatch is back again with new LP “America, Location 12” and a tour to match. These folks are arena-fillers, so be prepared for a crowded experience.

Beats Walkin’ Texas Swing

July 8, 7 p.m.

Bryn Mawr Gazebo

9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.


Self-described as “bop-a-billy” swing, mixing a motley assortment of instruments ranging from a fiddle to a jazzy rhythm ensemble, this Texas swing group is billed for the latest Bryn Mawr outdoor concert. Note: Picnics are welcome and lawn chairs allowed, but leave the alcohol at home.


Miss Plus Northeast Royale Drag Pageant

July 8, 6 p.m.

Plays & Players Theater

1714 Delancey Place


There she is, Miss Plus Northeast Royale. Swing by for the fiercest, high-stakes, most glittery regional drag showdown you’ll see all summer – ending with a sash and crown, of course. Plus, $1,000 in cash and prizes.


Chris Kattan

July 6 through July 8

Punch Line Philly

33 E. Laurel St. 


A recurring guest on SNL (see: Mr. Peepers and Gay Hitler), guest star on “How I Met Your Mother” and big-time improv comedian, Kattan brings his stand-up brand of impressions and subversion to Philly’s Punch Line theater for a multi-night residency. 

Better Than Ezra 

July 9, 7 p.m.

Theater of Living Arts

334 South St. 


Popular touring act and one-time hitmakers on the ‘90s Billboard rock charts, the alt-rock trio from New York makes the journey south to Philadelphia to play a mix of older tracks and newer songs from their 2014 album All Together Now. Foxtrot and the Getdown open.


2017 Annual Supreme Court Review

July 6, 12 p.m.

National Constitution Center 

525 Arch St. 


Those looking for a deeper understanding of the significance of this year’s Supreme Court session can get a full rundown through this panel featuring legal experts Erwin Chemerinsky, Frederick Lawrence and Slate reporter Dahlia Lithwick.


Kevin Hart Day Celebration

July 6, 12 p.m.

3653 Germantown Ave. 


Freeway and Chill Moody perform at this free-to-the-public declaration of July 6 as Kevin Hart Day – complete with an appearance from Kevin Hart. Mayor Jim Kenney, City Council President Darrell Clarke and more appear for the ceremony – mere blocks from Hart’s childhood home – to make the day official and celebrate a new mural from the Mural Arts Program. 

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