By The Book Benefit, Sept. 7

    Historic Germantown will host its second annual fundraiser, “By the Book: New Writing About Old Germantown,” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday.

    Books to be discussed include “Historic Architecture in Northwest Philadelphia: 1690 to 1930s” by Joseph Minardi, “Faith on the Avenue” by Katie Day, “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie” by Ayana Mathis and “We Is Got Him” by Carrie Hagen.

    General admission is $65 with VIP tickets costing $150. For more information, call (215) 844.1683 or visit


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