Here's what's going on this weekend in Manayunk and Roxborough.
Frist Friday: From the Manayunk Development Corporation: "Manayunk now celebrates First Friday. This year round event will capture and present the best Philadelphia has to offer – Manayunk - MNYKstyle. Enjoy a special evening in old world Manayunk - MNYK by strolling down the canal path and Main Street to browse the art galleries and discover new talent, enjoy the charm of our growing shopping scene, stay for dinner at one of our many remarkable restaurants and have a relaxing night out on the town." First Friday runs from 5-9 p.m.
Manayunk Food Tours: The tour starts Friday at 11:30 a.m. at 4653 Umbria St., Philadelphia. Here's how tour organizers describe it: "$35 - Tease your taste buds as we bring to life the hidden foodie paradise of Manayunk! You’ll eat delicious foods from six authentic mom-and-pop restaurants, ethnic eateries, and local bakeries. All food tastings, enough for a substantial lunch, are included in the ticket price of $35, (use promo code PATCH when booking this exclusive discount for Manayunk/Roxborough locals! We love you guys).
Our 2.5-hour food tasting and cultural walking tours treat you to 8 unique food and drink tasting selections in Philadelphia’s most beautiful and off-the-beaten-path neighborhood. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll experience gourmet foods from one-of-a-kind specialty shops while receiving an insider view into the culture, history and architecture that defines the City of Brotherly Love. Learn more at www.phillyfoodtours.com."
Store Closing Sale: Blackbird House Antiques will be hosting a store closing sale on Saturday starting at 11 a.m. Here's how they describe the sale: "Saturdays in September from 11AM - 5PM, we'll be holding a Store Closing Sale. Great deals on antiques, furniture, linens, decorative and other items. Come see what we have to sell - it will go fast, so don't wait!" The store is located at 7953 Ridge Ave.