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The Weekend Guide

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Summertime rolls.

BASK
The Chelsea’s Cabana Beach Club Rental Package
What: You don’t have to book a room at the retro hotel in order to enjoy its swank service; pool money with friends for lounge chairs, umbrellas, and towel service for four ($100).
Why: Being waited on by attendants clad in crisp, white attire beats schlepping to the boardwalk for water ice.
When: Thru Sept. 5. Daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 111 S. Chelsea Ave., Atlantic City. To book, call 800-548-3030.

EXPLORE
70 Rupees to Paradise Road
What: An eight-day extravaganza aboard the good ship Gazela includes a Chado tea ceremony, bike maintenance workshop, and melodic performance by Birdie Busch.
Why: The famously foppish Lord Whimsy shares his wisdom at the bog-making demonstration.
When: Sat.-July 30.
Where: Penn’s Landing, S. Columbus Blvd., at Walnut St. Tickets ($5-$25) online at brownpapertickets.com.

IMAGINE
Facts and Fables: Stories of the Natural World
What: Seven artists create site-specific works along The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education’s trail that explore man’s relationship with nature.
Why: Little Red Riding Hood reimagined as a crime scene in Jeanne Jaffe’s eerie piece.
When: Thru Oct. 30. Mon.-Sat., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: 8480 Hagy’s Mill Rd. (215-482-7300). Admission is free.

EAT
Gemelli on Main

What: The Narberth staple moves to Manayunk. Expect the same delectable Italian fare (Caprese salad, calamari, arancini) and neighborhood vibe.
Why: The former BYO just nabbed a liquor license. We suggest sipping a few cocktails at the cozy second-story bar.
When: Sun. & Mon., 5-9 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 4161 Main St. (215-487-1230).

Photo: Don Pearse Photographers / Courtesy of The Chelsea

LOCATIONS
Gemelli on Main
4161 Main St
@ Pensdale St
Philadelphia, PA 19127
8480 Hagys Mill Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19128
215-482-7300
Penn’s Landing
101 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The Chelsea
111 S Chelsea Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
800-548-3030
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