Get out! Candy and confections, Festival of India, crafts in Collingswood

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    On Penn’s Landing at the Seaport Museum, the owners of Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery (the oldest, continuously-run confectionery in the United States) boast a brand new exhibit, “Oh Sugar!” that traces Philly’s history of candy making.

    The 20th annual Festival of India celebrates India’s Independence Day and the Greater Philadelphia region’s vibrant Indian community, with music, food, art, vendors and more on the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

    The 8th annual Collingswood Crafts and Fine Arts Festival is Saturday, August 17 and Sunday August 18, 10am-5pm, with over 150 craft and fine artists from all over the country presenting contemporary works in wood, clay, glass, metal, fiber and more, along with food, entertainment, family activities, silent auction and more, along downtown Haddon Avenue.

    Check the WHYY Weekly Entertainment Guide for more event listings happening in the area.

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