St Mary’s 350

Sandwiches for St. Mary’s Come join the crew making 300 sandwiches for the shelter at St. Mary’s.  February 16 & March 16, 9:00-10:00a.m. Questions? Contact Grace Layne at gracelayne@comcast.net

Old City Walking Tour: Revolutionary Mothers

Starts at Christ Church and ends at Burial Ground

This tour weaves the stories of the many influential women whose names may have been lost over time but who were important in the creation of this nation. Tour begins on Church Street at 2nd Street (in front of Christ Church) and ends at the Burial Ground. The tour is approximately two hours of walking around Old City. Tickets […]

$25

Graveside Chat: the Letters of Julia & Benjamin Rush

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

This week, the story of our young nation as seen through the eyes and letters of founding father and physician Benjamin Rush and his wife Julia, including the time of the Revolutionary War and during the Yellow Fever plague.​ We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and […]

Farmers Market at Christ Church

Christ Church 2nd and Church Streets, Philadelphia

Join us one block away from the site of Philadelphia's original 18th-century farmers market on High (now Market) Street. The market is open every Wednesday, rain or shine, on Church Street between 2nd and American Streets until November 24.

After Hours Evening Tour: Mad Men, Medicine, Death & Disease

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

A history of the notable and revolutionary physicians buried within our historic two acre burial ground featuring stories of Yellow Fever and medical inventions, and a tour of the graves of Dr. Rush, Dr. Physick, and Benjamin Franklin. The tour is approximately one hour. Tickets are $10. Click View Event Website below to purchase tickets.

$10

Concert En Plein Air

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

Join us for an outdoor fundraiser supporting Christ Church Preservation Trust. Stroll through the grounds and delight in specialized tours, the musical stylings of Philadelphia-based wind ensemble - Revolution Winds, and snacks and refreshments from local merchants. Casual dress and comfortable footwear are encouraged as well as blankets/camping chairs to watch the concert. Masks or face coverings required. […]

$25

Memorial Day Ceremony

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

Our annual Memorial Day service at the Burial Ground returns! We will once again gather to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this country. We will gather to lay a wreath honoring the fallen soldiers buried in our hallowed grounds, followed by our traditional placing flags at the graves of patriots. Face masks or coverings […]

Free

Graveside Chat: Benjamin Franklin Bache & Freedom of the Press

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

This week, meet Franklin's grandson Benjamin Franklin Bache who not only inherited Ben's fiery spirit but also his printing equipment, which he used to publish the Aurora newspaper, which got him in trouble with the government. We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and topics. Each […]

Queer Quizzo & Show

Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia

Happy Pride Month! Join two of Philly's finest drag queens for an evening of high energy performances, comedy, and glamour. Kick-off Pride Month by testing your knowledge with some Queer Quizzo! Grab a group of your "smartest" friends and come celebrate the warm weather on the roof of Christ Church Neighborhood House! Neighborhood House is located at […]

$35

After Hours Tour: Who’s Your Daddy?

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia

In honor of Father's Day we present a tour of the founding fathers' graves including a quiz about our founding fathers at the end of the tour with prizes. The tour is approximately one hour. Tickets are $10. Click View Event Website below to purchase tickets.

$10

Old City Walking Tour: Brew N History

Starts at Christ Church and ends at Burial Ground

Tales of taverns and tavern owners and how beer still influences our city. Tour begins on Church Street at 2nd Street (in front of Christ Church) and ends at the Burial Ground. The tour is approximately two hours of walking around Old City. Tickets are $25. Click View Event Website below to purchase tickets.

$25

Benjamin Franklin and His Lightning Rods Across the Atlantic (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual on Zoom

This talk is a co-presentation with the Benjamin Franklin House in London, UK. Join us on the 269th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's kite experiment for this transatlantic adventure. This talk is free but advanced registration is required. Click View Event Website below to reserve tickets.

Free