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'Adventure' Awaits: Things to Do in and Around Philly This Weekend: March 8-10

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    'Travel and Adventure' Come to Philly

    In the travel mood? The Travel and Adventure Show is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend only. The show includes information on any place you could think of traveling near or far.

    (Published Friday, March 8, 2019)

    Philadelphia and its surrounding counties always have something going on. Whether it’s the Flower Show, a cheerleading competition, St. Patrick’s Day parade or tasty restaurant deals, this area is full of fun every weekend. We’ve found the top (and affordable) choices of what to do this weekend, March 8-10, in Philly and New Jersey.

    March 8-10

    What: Philadelphia Flower Show

    This year’s theme at the world’s largest indoor flower show is Flower Power. Come enjoy the colors and scents of spring at the annual Flower Show.

    Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia

    When: through Sunday

    Cost: $34

    Plants and Patients: Main Line Health Focuses on Healing at Philadelphia Flower ShowPlants and Patients: Main Line Health Focuses on Healing at Philadelphia Flower Show

    For the first time, Main Line Health has an exibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show. The exibit is all about the healing power of plants. Nurses will be there to talk about the benefit of plants to patients.

    (Published Friday, March 8, 2019)

     

    What: Philadelphia Travel and Adventure Show

    Plan out that dream vacation or learn more about an adventure that could be just a drive away at the annual Travel and Adventure Show.

    Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia

    When: Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Cost: $11 for adults, children 16 and under are free

     

    What: East Passyunk Restaurant Week

    More than 20 restaurants will participate in the fixed price, three course dinners.

    Where: Various locations along Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia

    When: through Friday

    Cost: $15, $25 or $35 depending on restaurant

    Taste This: Restaurant Week Kicks Off Along Passyunk AveTaste This: Restaurant Week Kicks Off Along Passyunk Ave

    More than two dozen South Philadelphia restaurants are taking part in East Passyunk Avenue Restaurant Week, offering a wide variety of dishes for an affordable price.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 25, 2019)

     

    What: Wildwoods, NJ Spirit Brands National Cheerleading Championship

    Check at the choreographed performances and watch the winning teams be awarded prizes.

    Where: Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ

    When: Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Cost:  Fee at the door

     

    What: Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    Wear your green and watch the marching bands, decorated floats and dance groups parade through Center City.

    Where: JFK Blvd and Market Street, Philadelphia

    When: Sunday, from 11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Cost:  Free

     

    What: Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens

    Stroll through the indoor gardens and witness the beauty of the rarest of flowers.

    Where: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pa.

    When: through March 24

    Cost: Varies