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South Street Easter Promenade, Black History Showcase and more.


South Street Easter Promenade

You've met the grand marshal (on page 5), now join the merriment. Snazzy outfits will garner prizes in categories that include kids, pets and whole families. Take selfies with the Easter Bunny, too.

Passyunk Avenue and South Street (to Headhouse Square), 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday, free, 215-413-3713,

Egg Hunt at the Oval

Saturday, Eakins Oval does the bunny pop-up, with an egg hunt planned for the third (and last) day of a temporary farm/petting-zoo on the Parkway.

The Oval Farm Festival also features free entertainment, including Appalachian cloggers (at noon), a barn dance (1 p.m.) and a bluegrass concert (2 p.m.)

Eakins Oval, 2601 Ben Franklin Parkway, egg hunt 11 a.m. Saturday, festival 11 a.m.-7 p.m., free,

Black History Showcase

Now in its 10th year, the event brings together exhibits, documentary movies, genealogy workshops, Tuskegee Airmen, an African dance and drum ensemble and many living icons - including Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient C.T. Vivian, who'll speak about the Freedom Rides and more (at 5 p.m. Saturday).

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 13th and Arch streets, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, free,


Record Store Day

In-store concerts and cool short-run vinyl pressings will draw the masses to indie stores nationwide Saturday. A.K.A. Music at 27 N. Second St. has Ortolan playing at noon, Gardens & Villas at 1 p.m., Mills at 3 p.m. and Lushes at 4 p.m.

Various locations in the city and suburbs, Saturday,



Our brilliant company comes home to Philly with a show that includes the premiere of Ulysses Dove's "Bad Blood," along with Rennie Harris' "Philadelphia Experiment" and more.

Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce streets, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $29-$46, 215-893-1999,

Center City Jazz Fest

The little jazz fest that could gives ticket-holders a wristband and a license to wander among four venues within an easy walk of each other. Highlights include the Tim Warfield Jr. Quartet and Thumbscrew. Note the early-bird schedule: first acts go on starting at 1 p.m., headliners around 6 p.m.

Fergie's Pub (1214 Sansom St.), Milkboy (1100 Chestnut St.), Chris' Jazz Cafe (1421 Sansom St.), Time Restaurant (1315 Sansom St.), 1-7:15 p.m. Saturday, $15-$20,

Jerry Blavat's Ultimate

Doo Wop Reunion

The Geator celebrates his 30th Kimmel Center show with the Duprees ("You Belong to Me"), Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight"), Happenings ("See You In September"), many more. All accompanied by a 30-piece orchestra.

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce streets, 8 p.m. Saturday, $41-$100, 215-893-1999,