To-Do List: Craft Balboa, Punk Rock Flea Market, Lagunitas tasting, history happy hour

crafty balboa


  •  The SS Nuemann Goretti High School will be celebrating the fifth annual Crafty Balboa festival with a giveaway. In addition to the “First 50 in the Door” goodie bags, everyone will have a chance to win one of many prizes from Craft Balboa and shops along East Passyunk Avenue. For a list of participating vendors, go here.


Saturday and Sunday 

  • The Punk Rock Flea Market is once again here for anyone who still has holiday shopping to do. The flea market be on Saturday and Sunday at the Punk Rock Flea Market Dome. It offers goods ranging from secondhand antiques and vintage clothing to handmade art and custom jewelry. Admissions is a $3 donation per person.

Friday and Saturday

  • Takeout beer shop Brew is offering free tastings of Lagunitas Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Deschutes Satruday from 5 to 7 p.m.  Also, all December the taproom is offering $10.25 6-packs of Lagunitas 12 oz bottles, including New Dogtown Pale Ale,  IPA, and Pils.


  • If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, head out to Phoenixville for the Burning of the Phoenix, a big, chilly outdoor event that turns the sleepy town into a huge party. Festivities start at 3 p.m. with – you guessed it – another craft fair, and the wooden bird gets lit at 8:15 p.m. More info here.



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  • December 13, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    Also on Sunday:

    EPX-Mas Tour of lights:

    The self-guided tour includes plenty of houses decked out for the holidays around East Passyunk Crossing, hot cocoa, cookies, and voting for a few different categories of prizes.

    Come to Artisan Boulanger at 6pm to get a map, cocoa and cookies. The tour ends at Watkins where prizes will be awarded after 8pm.

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