It’s the first weekend of the last month of summer but don’t fret there is still plenty of time to enjoy the season! The first weekend of the month always comes with a load of things to do, here are just a few!

Photo credit: Philadelphia Woman’s Theatre Festival

Philadelphia Woman’s Theatre Festival
August 2-6 – Various locations through the city

Three years ago a group of women set out to create more opportunities for women in theatre and the Philadelphia Woman’s Theatre Festival was born! You can support the cause and see some great work by buying individual tickets for performances or by purchasing a festival pass for the entire event. For more information and to purchase tickets or passes click here. 

Smooth Jazz Summer Nights
August 4th 7:30pm-9:30pm – Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing 

August means that Smooth Jazz Summer Nights are back at Penn’s Landing on Friday nights through the month.  Bring your own chair and enjoy the sights of the River with the sounds of the various artists starting with Fourplay this weekend.  For more information click here to visit the DRWC website.

2nd Street Festival
August 6 noon- 10pm – Schmidt Common’s Northern Liberties 

Unique shopping, food from dozens of vendors, beer gardens galore on a beautiful summer day.  Sounds like a great time right?  Well that’s what you will find this Sunday at the 2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties.  For more information visit the festival’s website by clicking here!