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August 26

Toast to Tenacity and Street Festival

On the Kimmel Cultural Campus and Broad Street in Philadelphia

August 27-29

Sisterly Love Celebration Weekend

At Arts, Culture and Other Venues Across Greater Philadelphia

See Events Calendar Below

Vision 2020’s Annual Toast to Tenacity™

Toast to Tenacity took place on August 26 – Women’s Equality Day – to honor the suffragists and energize the audience to strive for a future of gender equity. This year’s Toast to Tenacity was the grand finale of our yearlong Women 100 event series. Learn more about Toast to Tenacity.

 

Sisterly Love Weekend Events Across the Region

For three days, August 27-29, arts and culture venues, nonprofits and businesses across Greater Philadelphia will host free or discounted events, tours, activities and other offerings tied to the sisterly love theme. Restaurants, retailers — any entity can apply now to participate. There is no fee, just free publicity! Vision 2020 will select participants based on theme alignment and public appeal. Newly approved events will be added to the calendar through August 25. See list of Sisterly Love Weekend Events below. 

Sisterly Love Weekend Events

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Participating Booths, Thursday, Aug. 26

Friends of the Avenue of the Arts

Meet the new executive director (a woman) and take home a bag imprinted with the group’s logo and a City of Sisterly Love message. Learn More

PA Breast Cancer Coalition

Bring your questions to the patient advocate, take in the photo exhibit “Facing Breast Cancer” and take away helpful information. Learn More

Vision 2020

Stop by to pick up a free facemask or other branded giveaway celebrating 100 years of women voting, and get information on how to get involved with Vision 2020. Learn More

Nancy Lewis-Shell

Visitors can help this artist expand her 50-foot Freedom is in the DNA Quilt – created from hundreds of 5×5-inch muslin comment squares – by offering their own comment on freedom, which will be sewn in. Learn More

Holman Automotive

Holman likes to put women in the driver’s seat — and what could be more fun to drive than the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E on display at their booth? Learn More

Home Depot

Introduce your child to gardening with a plant starter workshop kit being given away to booth visitors by the Philadelphia area Home Depot stores. Learn More

Wawa

Thirsty? Pick up the ultimate thirst quencher — a cold bottle of water — when you visit the Wawa booth. It’s free, courtesy of Philadelphia area Wawa stores. Learn More

Stage Performances, Thursday, Aug. 26

1:15-2:15 pm – Kuf Knotz & Christine Elise

Duo’s mix of Soul, Hip Hop and Classical includes high-energy, feel-good music and introspective, relaxing songs. Learn More

2:30-3:00 pm – Kelsey Cork & The Swigs

Taste the Garage-Punk-Psychedelic-Blues cocktail this group describes as “Rock ‘n Roll Kool-Aid.” Learn More

3:00-3:30 pm – DJ Aura

Philly-based DJTastemaker & Soundscape Creator mixes mellow grooves and cosmic rhythms. Learn More

3:30-4:00 pm – School of Rock Philadelphia

Students in the House Band tap an array of genres from Classic to Alternative, Punk rock, Soul, Funk and Hip Hop. Learn More

4:00-4:30 pm – DJ Aura

Philly-based DJTastemaker & Soundscape Creator mixes mellow grooves and cosmic rhythms. Learn More

4:30-5:00 pm – Mother Lion

This Alt-Pop sister duo from King of Prussia challenged themselves to release a song every week of 2021. Learn More

5:00-5:30 pm – DJ Aura

Philly-based DJTastemaker & Soundscape Creator mixes mellow grooves and cosmic rhythms. Learn More

5:30-6:00 pm – Briz and the Revival

Energetic and passionate R&B/Soul vocalist and songwriter performs with a dynamic rhythm section. Learn More

6:00-6:30 pm – DJ Aura

Philly-based DJTastemaker & Soundscape Creator mixes mellow grooves and cosmic rhythms. Learn More

6:30-7:00 pm – The Quinn Center for Performing Arts

Dance performance by students studying various styles, from Ballet to Modern, Tap, Acro, Jazz and Hip Hop. Learn More