The Feast/Shop Weekend Guide

The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts
The festivities of PIFA begin today, Thursday, April 7, and will continue through May 1, 2011. Visit the PIFA Website for more information about this weekend's events, which include a fashion show at the Kimmel Center starring Ralph Rucci.

Swim and Jewelry Trunk Shows at Plage Tahiti; 128 S 17th Street, Philadelphia
Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9
Tomorrow and Saturday, Plage Tahiti will host two trunk shows: Letarte Swim and Jewelry by Morra.

Annual Spring Denim Brunch at Arcadia Boutique's Northern Liberies and Rittenhouse locations
Saturday, April 9; noon - 6 p.m.
Take an additional 25 percent off all denim, plus an extra 20 percent off all sale merchandise. Arcadia will also be offering free hemming services, as well as mimosas and snacks from Metropolitan Bakery in Rittenhouse and Soy Café in Northern Liberties.

Spring Sales on Second Street in Northern Liberties
Saturday, April 9; all day
Art Star Boutique and Once Worn Consignment are offering big sales, mimosas, and snacks this Saturday. Take 15 off off all regular priced items and an extra 10 percent off sale items, plus double punches on frequent buyer cards at Art Star (623 N. Second Street). At Once Worn (910 N. Second Street), take 25 percent off all winter items and 10 percent off all spring items.

Nicole Rae Styer Grand Opening Event; 1822 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
Saturday, April 9; 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
This Saturday, Nicole Rae Styer is celebrating the grand opening of her eponymous South Philly boutique. Wear a N.R.S piece to the event and receive 10 percent off your purchase for the night.

Second Saturday Event at Sweet Jane Vintage; 1820 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia
Saturday, April 9; 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Join Sweet Jane Vintage for the opening reception of the boutique's in-store exhibit of art by Anthony Kosiakowski. Browse the boutique's selection of spring vintage while enjoying complimentary refreshments.

Go West! Craft Fest; Cedar Park, 50th and Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia
Saturday, April 9; noon - 5 p.m.
You'll find jewelry, accessories, visual art, ceramics, clothing, cards, and more by up to 40 artists at this West Philadelphia craft bazaar. Also enjoy live, family-friendly music by Jay Sand of All Around This World.

The Clover Market; Schauffele Plaza parking lot (Municipal Lot #6), 12 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore
Sunday, April 10; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Ardmore's Clover Market kicks off its 2011 season on Sunday. The highly-anticipated outdoor market is known for its offerings of antiques, designer vintage clothing and jewelry, artwork, and crafts. An added bonus: The market is within walking distance to Suburban Square and other Ardmore attractions.

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