Love it or hate it, scrapple is the quintessential Pennsylvania breakfast treat. Celebrate all things scrapple at Scrapplefest Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at Reading Terminal Market. Local scrapple brands will showcase their products, chefs will prepare an assortment of scrapple dishes, and a panel of local celebrities will judge the best scrapple dish.
Reading Terminal Market 12th and Arch streets
Saturday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
On Nov. 1, our recent soundwalk, Animina, will be supported by some incredible performances along the route of the walk. This is your chance to experience the piece with some of Philadelphia’s most beautiful theater artists, dancers and visual artists creating an extra cinematic layer. We have curated these performers to do whatever it is they please. We will not see what they make beforehand; they will simply set something in motion. All you need is the Animina app, and you’re free to walk around and enjoy.
2nd and Race streets to Race Street Pier
Friday, Nov. 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Join Philadelphia magazine for a weeklong event featuring dynamic speakers, unique entertainment, and smart conversations about the city, education, the arts, entrepreneurship, the food scene, tech and creative culture. Guests include Chris Matthews, M. Night Shyamalan, Marc Vetri, Josh Kopelman, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret and more. Connect with the brightest minds and most innovative ideas in Philadelphia.
Cost: $15 to $75
The Mutter Museum’s annual Day of the Dead Festival
Come celebrate this traditional Mexican holiday with an all-day event at the Mutter Museum! Decorate sugar skulls, enjoy traditional food and drink, visit the museum, and come to a presentation by speaker Linda J. Lee titled “Raising the Dead in Fairy Tales.”
The Mutter Museum, 19 S. 22nd St.
Saturday, Nov. 2
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
Lovers of fine crafts and art will find more than 250 top artisans displaying and selling their unique creations in pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, home decor, furniture and home accessories, items for the garden, and photography. In addition to top national artists, the festival will also introduce new and emerging artists showcasing the latest trends in handmade fashion and accessories, statement jewelry, and fine art.
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave.
Fleisher’s Dia de los Muertos
Fleisher celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in collaboration with Southeast Philadelphia’s 9th Street Storeowners and in honor of Cesar Chavez. Running through Nov. 2, events include free skull-making workshops, a lecture by artist and scholar Anabelle Rodriguez, DIY cempazuchitl flower making, and craft vending.
Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St.
Through Nov. 2