What to Do This Weekend

patriotic treats at brendenbeck's bakery!

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Patriotic Treats

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 atthepiazza4@gmail.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

Street Performer Series
South St
bt Front & 6th Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Qua Baths & Spa
2100 Pacific Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
The Piazza at Schmidt’s
1050 N Hancock St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
8126 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118