The Weekend Guide

fractured fairy tales!

One, two, three: jazz hands.

Fractured Fairy Tales
What: Trek to Fishtown for the tail end of The Fringe with this warped presentation of your favorite children’s classics.
Why: Better than a clean break.
When: Sat., noon & 2 p.m.
Where: Walking Fish Theatre, 2509 Frankford Ave. (215-427-9255). Tickets online at

Gildon Works
What: Catch the local favorites at their CD-release party featuring other heavy hitters Pattern Is Movement and Arc in Round.
Why: Music to your ears.
When: Sat., 9 p.m.
Where: Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 N. Frankford Ave. (215-739-9684). Tickets online at

Take a new or slightly used children’s book (grades K-8) to the DailyCandy booth at the Headhouse Farmers Market to benefit the students at the Samuel Daroff School in West Philadelphia and we’ll give you a free ecotote to take your groceries home in.
Why: Reading rainbow.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Second St., at Lombard St.


What: Catch DJs Plastician (UK) and Marty Party (NY) with Si Young (Plastic Little) and Ghost at a banging dubstep, hip-hop, street bass, and everything else party at 941 Theater.
Why: Oh, there’s an open bar.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: 941 N. Front St. (215-235-1385).

The Paintings of Julia Day
What: Salsita Studio and Niki Bombshell present the edgy, mixed-media portrait work of NJ-based artist Julia Day.
Why: A picture is worth a thousand words.
When: Thru Oct. 31. Opening reception, Sat., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 1624 South St. (267-687-6886).

Headhouse Farmers Market
S 2nd St
@ Lombard St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
941 N Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
1624 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
2509 Frankford Ave
bt E Cumberland & E Sergeant Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19125
1201 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125