You made it halfway through the week, and GoPhillyGo wants to help you plan an outdoor activity for the weekend. Events are happening at GoPhillyGo destinations all over the region, and you don’t need a car to get there. We made a list of some of our favorite events happening this weekend, and you can find even more on the GoPhillyGo Android app and mobile site. Double down on your commitment to a healthy environment, and use GoPhillyGo to get there sustainably!
Last Weekend of Ghost Ship @Race Street Pier
You can view the Delaware River Waterfront Corporations's Ghost Ship from 7 to 10 pm Wednesdays through Sundays in October. Viewing hours will begin at 6pm after October 23.
Inspired by the nuanced and complex history of the Delaware River in the 1700s, Biangle Studio created the site speciﬁc, three-dimensional light and water-based public art installation Ghost Ship. The 18th-century ship appears on the Philadelphia Waterfront as Ghost Ship for the month of October to shine a light on the shared history of the Delaware River, and reﬂect on its role in shaping Philadelphia today.
Take a self-guided audio tour along Race Street Pier into the landscape and social history of the Delaware River as you experience Ghost Ship. The recorded reflections of local experts and artists speak to the river’s importance to Philadelphia with diverse stories from before colonization to present day. Click here for directions.
Discover Cobbs Creek Trails @Morris Park - Saturday 11/2
Come explore less often walked sections of the Park. Enjoy the fall colors of lovely Morris Park. The group will meet near the southern trailhead at the Papa Playground building. Click here for directions.
New Gallery Opening @Bartram’s Garden - Sunday 11/3
SIDE WALK: Paintings Drawings and Prints by Alina Josan
Join us for for at the gallery opening for SIDE WALK: Paintings drawings and prints by Alina Josan, which will be up in Bartram’s Garden’s Barn through the end of the season on December 7th. We’ll have complimentary drinks on hand, barbecued refreshments and a musical performance by the inimitable Wasnt Wisnt. Click here for directions.
Also Happening This Weekend:
Bird Philly Walk @Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center
Bird Walk With Chuck Root @John Heinz NWR