• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

Celebrate spring at The Porch

Spring is here and University City District is celebratng by relaunching its free, fair-weather programming at The Porch at 30th Street Station. So as weather warms up and you're looking for a place to enjoy lunch al fresco - perhaps with a side of accordion or circus arts - check in on the Porch and take in the theater of urban life with 30th Street Station as the backdrop.
 
The Porch's season officially begins on Wednesday, April 3 with live music presented by WXPN, street performers, and food trucks from 11:30-2:30pm.  
 
Here's what else is on tap at The Porch during April:
 
Weekly:
  • Mondays + Fridays: Accordion Serenade, Noon-1pm
  • Wednesdays: WXPN Philly Local, Wednesdays at Noon (4/3: Dante Bucci; 4/10: The Fleeting Ends; 4/17: Christie Lenée; 4/24: The Splashing Pearls) 
  • Wednesdays+Fridays: Food Trucks: Wednesdays (The Cow and the Curd, Cupcake Carnival, Lucky Old Souls, and The Sunflower Truck Stop) and Fridays (Just Jackie's, Say Cheese, Spot Burger, Sweetbox Cupcakes) from 11:30am-2:30pm (Pay as you go.)
  • Thursdays: Bodyrock Fitness at 6pm (4/4: Bootcamp; 4/11: Bokwa; 4/18: Zumba; 4/25: Bootcamp) 
 
Special Events: 
  • Backpack Gallery: Friday, April 5, 11:30am-2:30pm. The Backpack Gallery brings contemporary visual art and performance to The Porch.
  • Give and Take Street Performers and The Little Circus: Friday, April 12, 11:30am-2:30pm. Drop in on street performances featuring juggling, comedy, cirus arts, and vaudeville.
  • The Porch Beer Garden: Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19, 3-8pm. For a second year running enjoy German and craft beers from Bridgewater's Pub outside at The Porch. (Pay as you go.)

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