Nov 4, 2022 - Things to Do

๐Ÿ‚ Weekender: First Friday, film festival and ice skating

Illustration of a cherry pie with "weekend" cut out of the crust.

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

It's First Friday, so watch out for special programming and events at art galleries, shops, museums and bars throughout the city. Here are other ways to spend your weekend in Philly:

๐ŸŽฅCatch a movie on the big screen at the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, which is ongoing through Nov. 13. The hybrid festival also includes discussions and performances.

  • Tickets: $40-$90 for passes; screenings start at $15, and streaming is $5-$10.

โ›ธ The Rothman Orthopaedics ice rink at Dilworth Park opens Friday for the holiday season. Tickets: $8 (adults), $5 (kids); $10 for rentals.

๐Ÿ›๏ธ Start holiday shopping at the Makersโ€™ Market from 11am-3pm on Saturday on Elfrethโ€™s Alley.

๐Ÿ“– Celebrate all things DIY publishing at the Philly Zine Fest from 12-5pm on Saturday at Mitten Hall on Temple Universityโ€™s campus. The event includes dozens of exhibitors.

๐Ÿšœ Fall Family Fun Day at Laurel Hill Cemetery runs 11am-2pm on Sunday. Think: hayrides, craft stations and story time. BYO-picnics are encouraged.

๐Ÿฅพ Looking to take in the fall foliage before itโ€™s gone? We have you covered. Check out our trails guide and enjoy!

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