What: Red, white, and blue cupcakes; milk shakes swirled with slices of apple pie; and other all-American sweets in honor of Memorial Day.
Why: Make instant friends when you show up at your next cookout with the berry-topped shortcake.
When: Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Bredenbeck’s Bakery, 8126 Germantown Ave. (215-247-7374).
Street Performer Series
What: An array of talented buskers (sword swallowers, singers, magicians) gather along South Street for a string of free shows.
Why: Indulge your inner exhibitionist and audition for your own spot on the strip.
When: Thru Sept. 5. Sat. & Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Headhouse Square & South St., b/t Front & Sixth Sts. For audition info, call 215-625-7988.
The Piazza Flea
What: Get moving on your spring cleaning and rent a table to sell your crap (er, treasures) at the garage sale-style market.
Why: Bargains on clothing and furniture abound.
When: Sat. & Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: The Piazza at Schmidts, 1001 N. Second St. To register, call 215-467-4603 or e-mail email@example.com. Tables, $100 for the weekend, $75 for the day.
Qua Ocean Spray Treatments
What: A trio of mermaid-worthy organic services (detox therapy, massage, facial) incorporate nutrient-rich seaweed and promise to leave you glowing.
Why: Score up to 30 percent off thru June 30 (reg. $140-$170).
When: Daily, 7 a.m-8 p.m.
Where: Qua Baths & Spa, Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City (609-343-2400).
Photo: Courtesy of Bredenbeck’s Bakery