The Weekend Guide

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Shop ’til you drop.

Spring Flea Market & Craft Fair
What: Everything from dirt cheap doodads to antiques, ceramics, and handcrafted items ($1-$100).
Why: Neighborhood bands, including The Alder Boys and Jeff Melkerson, perform a few tunes.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Corner of S. Broad St. & Snyder Ave.

Taste of Northern Liberties
What: Fill up on Darling’s cheesecake, soul food from A Full Plate Cafe, and other delicious eats on this tour of five neighborhood restaurants.
Why: Walking works off the calories. We swear.
When: Ongoing. Sat. & Sun., 1:30 p.m.
Where: Meeting place given after reservations are made. Tickets ($38) at 212-209-3370 or online at zerve.com.

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Why: Partial yacht ownership, budget spa getaways, and cheap sake (to drown your financial woes).
When: The check arrives.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Philadelphia Designer’s Market

What: Tables overflow with clothing, jewelry, and accessories ($20-$400) from local independents like Sultana Maria and Duke & Winston.
Why: You won’t find anything like this at the mall.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: First Baptist Church, 123 S. 17th St. (215-563-3853).

Appointments for the Earth

What: In honor of Earth Day, the salon gives 100 percent of haircut ($35) proceeds to Clean Ocean Action, an organization that works to keep waters pollution free.
Why: There are minifacials and chair massages, too.
When: Book now for Sun.
Where: Art + Science, 4259 Main St. (215-482-2242).

Photo: Rchappo2002 / Flickr

LoMo Spring Flea Market & Craft Fair
S Broad St & Snyder Ave
Philadelphia, PA
First Baptist Church
123 S 17th St
@ Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
4259 Main St
Philadelphia, PA 19127