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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Hiking the Wissahickon, World Cup soccer and Bastille Day at Eastern State

Eastern State Penitentiary

Bastille Day at Eastern State Penitentiary

World Cup Soccer

Hidden City

Wissahickon Hike with Hidden City's Co-Editor Brad Maule
Saturday, July 12
10:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet at SEPTA's Allen Lane Station, W. Allens Lhcp.memberlodge.com/event-1708746ane and Cresheim Road
$35 for members of Hidden City; $40 for non-members

Take a hike with Hidden City's Brad Maule and see his favorite parts of the Wissahickon: Cresheim Valley, the Livezey Mill, Fingerspan and Carpenter's Woods. After your hike, enjoy a picnic celebrating Friends of Wissahickon's 90th anniversary! The picnic will have catered food, beer from Stone Brewing Co., and a special cake from Bredenbeck's Bakery. 

The ticket includes both the tour and admission to the FOW picnic. The tour will end at Goat Hollow, where there will be a special drink at the bar for participants. Most importantly, $30 of each ticket will go to FOW, which has championed the wilderness of the Wissahickon Valley for almost a century.

The hike will last approximately three-and-a-half hours and cover some challenging terrain. Sturdy shoes are required and long pants are recommended. Purchase tickets here for the hike or here for just the picnic.

World Cup Final Pre-Party with Alô Brazil
Sunday, July 13
1 - 4 p.m.

World Café Live

The U.S. may not be in the running any longer, but that doesn't mean the World Cup celebrations have to end! Come out to World Café Live to watch a special performance by Alô Brasil, a musical collective influenced by rhythms from Brazil!  After the performance, stay to watch the final match and see which country will be the next World Cup winner.
For more information and tickets, check out this link or the event page on Facebook.

Bastille Day
Saturday, July 12
5:30 p.m.

Eastern State Penitentiary
Storm the wall and take part in this reenactment of Bastille Day. Bring your favorite supersoaker and pick your side, aristocrat or revolutionary! Eastern State Penitentiary has teamed up with the cabaret group The Bearded Ladies to present the French revolution in a free hour-long performance. After the performance, local Fairmount restaurants will open their doors for a French-themed meal. Eastern State Penitentiary will hold special twilight tours after the show, so be sure to get your tickets!

For more information go here; for VIP tickets or twilight tour tickets, click here.
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