XPN Weekend Arts Crawl…Mother’s Day, juried shows, MOMIX, and more theater than Broadway!

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To get ready for Mother’s Day:

The Morris Arboretum has its Annual Plant Sale featuring annuals, new perennial cultivars, woody plants and heirloom roses, as well as the handy expertise of the Arboretum’s staff…

The Pennsylvania Guild Fine of Craftsmen is hosting its third annual Fine Craft Fair all weekend in Rittenhouse Square. The work of some 145 craftsmen encompasses furniture, pottery, photography, jewelry and much more…

Art Star Gallery and Boutique is holding its 11th Annual Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar Saturday and Sunday at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Over 100 local and national artists have been selected to set up shop and sell their products, which range from housewares to one-of-a-kind curiosities…

Main Line Art Center presents Jewels and Treasures, an exhibition featuring professional yet affordable works of visual art. Proceeds benefit the Art Center’s education and community outreach programs, which reach over 16,000 people annually. Through June 6, with a preview party Friday.

Screen Shot 2014-05-07 at 6.22.05 PMPeople’s Light and Theatre Company presents Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie. In this biographical musical, four actor-musicians play fifteen instruments, perform twenty-five of Guthrie’s songs, and celebrate the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of an American icon. Through May 25.

The Philadelphia Wine and Food Festival is Saturday at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum with over 600 wines from around the world, food from some of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants, an on-site wine and spirits store, and a silent auction benefitting the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dance-illusionist company Momix returns to Philadelphia with its newest work, Alchemia. Choreographer Moses Pendleton’s latest creation is a multimedia spectacle of invention, thrills, humor and sensuality. Through Sunday at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

And there’s always more…

The Betsy Ross House holds a Mother’s Day Tea Party Saturday with food from the historic City Tavern and hosted by Betsy Ross herself!

Just scratching the surface of theatrical offerings…

Walnut Street Theatre presents I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change through June 28. This comedic revue plays tribute to the ups and downs of dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws…

Luna Theatre Company presents Brainpeople, through Saturday. In this play by Jose Rivera, a wealthy woman invites two strangers to dinner, but there’s a dark twist…

At Azuka TheatreTigers Be Still, a dark new comedy by playwright Kim Rosenstock which focuses on Sherry, a woman who is struggling to arrange the various aspects of her life. Through May 25…

Media Theatre presents Dinosaurs Before Dark, through May 25, the stage adaptation of Mary Pope Osborne’s children’s book.  Jack and Annie find a magical treehouse that can transport them back to prehistoric times…

Steel River Playhouse presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]. Three ambitious, prop-laden actors weave their way through all 37 of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in this one fast-paced production. Friday through May 18.

The 113th PAFA Annual Student Exhibition returns to the Museum exhibition galleries in the Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building Friday through June 1.

Bucks County Playhouse presents Joy Behar: Me, My Mouth & I, a one-woman show by the renowned comedian/talk show host, all weekend.

3rd Street Gallery offers Kaleidoscope, its 2014 Annual Associate Members Exhibition. Each artistic endeavor is, “a microcosm of ideas and shapes and colors, paradoxically limitless beyond its own borders.” Through June 1.

Telephone Dance Project is hosting a Salon-style show Friday at the Mascher Space Co-op. Between dance performances, audience members can mingle, have snacks and drinks, discuss the art and even dance.

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