46 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Philadelphia - Atlas Obscura
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46 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Upstairs at Tattooed Mom.
Nov 25
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Locally Grown Art Spaces

Explore two of Philadelphia's most distinctive and ever evolving art spaces, Tattooed Mom and artist Adam Wallacavage's South Philadelphia brownstone.
Nov 29
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Assembly: Underground Films and Philly Legends

A one-of-a-kind screening of films and rare archival footage celebrating Philadelphia’s underground art and unsung heroes, held in a historic high school auditorium.
Elkins Room
Dec 4
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Geomancy for Bibliophiles!

An event where a magician's wisdom and an utterly unique collection of rare magical texts become one.

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Plants grow in graves at Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia.

A Year Gardening the Grave of a Stranger

At Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia, green-thumbed volunteers participate in a unique program.
The opah, ready for a photograph.

How Fish Meant for Market Might End Up in a Museum

Natural history curators and fishers have a deep relationship.

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