Second Sunday Walking Tour: Brew ‘N History for Oktoberfest

Starts at Christ Church and ends at Burial Ground

Join Burial Ground Coordinator "The Crypt Keeper" John Hopkins for Brew 'N History for Oktoberfest! Learn about the Founders and their connections to Philadelphia's beer history. This tour runs 60 minutes. Tickets are $10. Click the Square link below to reserve your tickets.

$10

Neighborhood Artist Series: Kaity Lacy

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

The Farmers Market runs each Wednesday from 3 to 6PM (May to November). Each week, over 2,000 neighbors and tourists visit the Market to shop, socialize, and enjoy its festive and family-friendly atmosphere. The Neighborhood House Program (NHP) operates under the Christ Church Preservation Trust umbrella, a secular nonprofit dedicated to preserving the historic Christ […]

Free

A Blooming Good Time: Christ Church’s North Garden Rejuvenated

Christ Church Garden 20 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA

A fundraiser for Christ Church Preservation Trust Come celebrate our newly renovated North Garden with us! • Butlered hors d’oeuvres from Di Bruno Bros. • Signature cocktail • Silent auction • Classical guitar music by John Marcel Williams “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson RAIN DATE: Friday, October 21 Click the […]

$200 – $500

Monuments and Memory: Christ Church and African American History – Part I of II

Virtual on Zoom

Professor Anne C. Bailey is back! Part I: Zoom Webinar We are back again for a second virtual discussion and Q&A featuring author Professor Anne C. Bailey on her remarkable book, The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History. Bailey’s book, published by Cambridge University Press in 2017, focuses on the […]

Free

Organ Recital with Johann Vexo

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

Johann Vexo, internationally renowned organist, performs a featured recital at Christ Church, Philadelphia, on Sunday, October 23 at 5PM. The program, played on the dazzling Esther Wideman Memorial Organ, C.B. Fisk’s Op. 150, will feature works of Bach, Mendelssohn, Franck, and Vierne. Free and open to the public, with a free-will offering. Johann Vexo was […]

Free

Monuments and Memory: Christ Church and African American History – Part II of II

Christ Church Garden 20 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA

Professor Anne C. Bailey is back! Part II: Q&A and Book Signing Come out to Christ Church for a discussion, Q&A and book signing with author Anne C. Bailey. Tour the Church grounds and purchase your own copy of The Weeping Time in our gift shop. This event will be hosted outdoors in the North […]

Free
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Graveside Chats: Meet the Crypt Keeper

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Included with admission. Meet the Crypt Keeper - come learn the ins and outs of what it takes to maintain a historic burial ground with our very own "Crypt Keeper" of 20+ years, John Hopkins. Chats typically run 20-30 minutes.

*** POSTPONED *** Candlelight Concert Series: SNACKTIME

Christ Church Garden 20 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA

SNACKTIME was created out of necessity at the height of COVID, performing free shows in Rittenhouse Square and quickly amassing local notoriety. Known for its soul- energizing street performances, the group amassed a repertoire that includes boisterous covers of crowd-pleasing hits that span musicians such as Michael Jackson, Prince, Dua Lipa, and Earth, Wind & […]

$15 – $20
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After Hours Evening Tour: Brew ‘N History for Oktoberfest

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Join Burial Ground Coordinator "The Crypt Keeper" John Hopkins for Brew 'N History for Oktoberfest! Learn about the Founders and their connections to Philadelphia's beer history. This tour runs 45-60 minutes. Tickets are $10. Click the Square link below to reserve your tickets.

$10
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The 1793 Yellow Fever Plague in Philadelphia: Walking Tour

Hill-Physick House 321 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Please join PhilaLandmarks and Christ Church Burial Ground for an educational walking tour highlighting the horrors of the devastating Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. We will explore the medical realities and social impacts of the fever in Philadelphia by visiting the Hill-Physick House, Powel House, Dr. Rush's House, Christ Church Burial Ground and more! Click […]

$20

Christian Slavery (In-Person Talk)

Christ Church Neighborhood House 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia, PA

In this talk, historian Katharine Gerbner will examine the historical links between Quakers and Anglicans in Philadelphia and the Caribbean during the early colonial period. While Pennsylvania was founded as a Quaker colony, slavery was foundational to its early success, and there were many links between Philadelphia and Barbados. Gerbner will look at the tensions […]

Free
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Evensong

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

Please join us for Evensong first Sundays (October 2, November 6 (All Saints), and December 4 (Advent Lessons and Carols)) at 5pm in the sanctuary. Led by the Christ Church Choir, this candlelit service of beautiful choral and organ music, sung canticles, psalms, prayers, and evening hymns, offer a way into reflection and worship unlike any other time of the week. […]

Free

Digitizing the Records of Philadelphia’s Historic Congregations: Hidden Stories and Surprising Uses

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA

A five year project to digitize the records of some of Philadelphia’s most historic congregations concludes with more than 80,000 records placed online and nearly 12,000 of those transcribed. Scholars, archivists, and transcribers will share their stories of how these records inform our understanding of the past, and perhaps the present, in an afternoon session […]

Free
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Farmers Market at Christ Church

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

Join us one block away from the site of Philadelphia's original 18th-century farmers market on High (now Market) Street -- the market that gave Market Street its name. The market is open every Wednesday 3-6 p.m., rain or shine, on Church Street between 2nd and American Streets until November 23.

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Sunday community worship, 10 a.m.

Christ Church 2nd Street and Church Street, Old City Philadelphia, PA

Christ Church worships each Sunday at 10 a.m. in the church and on the Livestream.  Details are regularly updated in the weekly parish email.  If you would like to be on the email list, please contact Cecilia Wagner.