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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Picnicking for a cause, open studio tours and a tree-tastic closing reception

A beloved tree on display at Painted Bride

Philly Stake at Bartram's Garden

Check out our picks for the week's top events.
5th Annual Philly Stake
Sunday, October 4
3 p.m.

Bartram's Gardens, 54th Street and Lindbergh Blvd.

It's time for this year's Philly Stake, an annual event that fosters attention and support for projects that improve local communities. As always, the picnic dinner will feature seasonal ingredients from regional farms and purveyors. Proposals will be presented at the dinner and voted on by attendees. (For more on how this wildly popular event works, check out this story from our latest issue.)

To register, click here.

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST)
October 3 - 4 & October 17 - 18
Noon - 6 p.m.

Spread over 20 Philly neighborhoods, POST offers a unique chance to visit over 270 artist studios, gallery exhibitions, demonstrations and workshops. Studios east of Broad Street will be open October 3rd and 4th; studios west of Broad Street the 17th and 18th. 

POST is a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, which coordinates a strong regional support system for visual artists and fosters an understanding of visual art within the community.

For more info, click here

Planting a Forest Closing Reception
Friday, October 2
5 - 7p.m.
Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St.

Join the Painted Bride for a special First Friday closing reception of their "Planting a Forest" exhibit. All of the photos and stories in the exhibit were submitted by community members who wished to share tree memories. They were asked to share photos of memorable trees from their lives and the stories of why it is special to them. This project was done in partnership with TreePhilly.org.

For more information, click here

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