The Weekend Guide

desert jewels!

Layer it on (or chop it off).

Desert Jewels

What: A new exhibit of jangly, intricate jewelry from the 19th and 20th centuries looks right on trend.
Why: We wish the gift shop sold the coral- and coin-laden necklaces.
When: Thru Dec. 5.
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Bldg., Fairmount Ave., at Pennsylvania Ave. (215-763-8100). Admission is $8.

Manayunk EcoArts Festival

What: Get schooled on sustainable living, peruse wares by local artisans, and enjoy complimentary mini makeovers and chair massages at Art + Science.
Why: Use the carbon footprint calculator to see how ecofriendly you truly are, Miss Granola.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Main St., b/t Lock St. & Leverington Ave. Admission is free.

The Philadelphia Collection

What: Trunk shows, stylish movie screenings (The September Issue, The Philadelphia Story), and loads of fashion-centric events to support the local shopping scene.
Why: Get a dirt-cheap blowout ($15) to ensure you look sleek.
When: Thru Oct. 2.
Where: Event locations and schedule online at thephiladelphiacollection.org. Blowouts at Richard Nicholas Hair Studio, 1716 Sansom St. To make an appt., call 215-567-4790.

Locks of Love

What: If you’ve got at least ten inches of hair to spare, head to Salon Vanity by Edmondo Blando for a free cut and style — you know those Rapunzel-like locks would make a perfect sassy bob.
Why: Stylists even kick in their tips to charity.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 1701 Walnut St., 3rd flr. To make an appt., call 215-925-2211.

Photo: Karen L. Willis / Museum for African Art / Courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Fairmount Ave
@ Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Manayunk EcoArts Festival
Main St
bt Lock St & Leverington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19127
4259 Main St
Philadelphia, PA 19127
1716 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1701 Walnut St
@ 17th St, 3rd flr
Philadelphia, PA 19103