The Weekend Guide

art after 5!

Party like it’s 1899.

Art After 5

What: This week’s late-night shindig ($16) draws inspiration from the current Renoir exhibit with parlor games, phonograph music, and a crash course in Victorian etiquette.
Why: Dr. Sketchy’s leads a live model drawing session.
When: Fri., 5-8:45 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. (215-763-8100).

Art Star Layaway Plan

What: The gallery lets you spread out payments over six months for that fab piece of work you’ve been eyeing.
Why: Jen Corace’s whimsical images ($125-$1,500) of girls can finally be yours.
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 623 N. Second St. (215-238-1557).

Square 1682’s Banana Split

What: Chef Guillermo Tellez concocts a decidedly grown-up dessert ($8) in anticipation of National Banana Split Day.
Why: Three heaping scoops of gelato (pomegranate blueberry, sweet corn, and chocolate marshmallow), topped with whipped cream, candied walnuts, and more.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Mon.-Thurs. & Sun., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 121 S. 17th St. (215-563-5008).

Peach Harvest Festival

What: Philadelphia Orchard Project fetes the juicy fruit with a cookout, tours, and on-site ice cream making.
Why: Weigh in at the dessert contest and look out for director Phil Forsyth’s favorite peach-blueberry masterpiece.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Woodford Mansion, E. Fairmount Park, 33rd St., at Dauphin St. (215-229-6115). R.S.V.P. (recommended) online at phillyorchards.org. Participation is free.

Photo: Tina Cassati / Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art

this week on swirl!
bread & butter!
Up to 60% off Bread & Butter
Bread & Butter takes staples to a whole new level with silky-soft tees, from boyfriend crews to flattering scoop-necks, in a rainbow of colors. Stock up while they’re up to 60% off on Swirl.

Woodford Mansion
33rd St
@ Dauphin St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
121 S 17th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130
623 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123