To-Do List: Cider and wine festivals, QOTA at the fountain, free museums, 4th Fridays…

For this week’s To-Do List, we checked out our very own Brand New Events Calendar! Then we added a bit more. To get us to notice your event, you can submit your own event here.



Fourth Fridays on Fabric Row are now bigger than ever. More than 20 businesses between Lombard and Catharine on 4th Street will stay open late for a night of food, art, music and shopping deals. 5 to 9 p.m. Find more details here. Free.


Pour the Core Cider Fest at the Navy Yard. More than 30 ciders pouring from local and international producers. 1 to 5 p.m. Online Advance Sale: $40 (buy your tickets here) Event Day (if available): $65 Designated Driver: $10

SOSNA block party fundraiser for Chester A. Arthur.  There will be a half-sweet and half-savory food truck block party with bites from favorite food trucks and treats from local bakeries and seasoned home cooks. Plus beer samplings for adults and games for the kids. 3 to 7 p.m., 2000 block of Catharine Street.

Saturday and Sunday 

Devil’s Den celebrates Oktoberfest all weekend with eight German drafts and a menu of German food specialties, including “newly promoted Chef de Cuisine Matthew Daggett’s specialty artisan sausages.” Pay as you go.


QOTA at the Fountain. The popular monthly gay party comes to the fountain for the first time. 2 to 5 p.m.

Vendemmia, the homemade winemaking festival, comes to Girard Park. Check out our story about it from this week here. 21st and Porter streets. Advance tickets for the festival include all food and drink and can be bought at Vendemmia’s offices at 1841 S. Broad St. for $45 apiece, or online for $50. Day-of $55. 2 to 6 p.m.

 All weekend

All around town, museums are offering free admission (not the Barnes or PMA, but still). Check out the list here.