The Pennsy Flea Market, one of the largest in the country, is not to be missed this weekend.

Editor’s note: Weekend Planner is a new feature by Jacqueline Weiss, a Springside student who will be spending the summer at the Local as an intern. Jacqueline will highlight the best things to do every weekend, both around Chestnut Hill and Philadelphia.

By Jacqueline Weiss

Check out what to do this upcoming weekend of June 24-26. Relax with a movie or rock out at a concert, find a born-again vintage gem at a flea market and listen to bluegrass music and enjoy food tastings on the perfect first weekend of summer.

Screen Play:
What: Bad Teacher (R)
When: June 24
Where: Check your local listings

A comedy starring Cameron Diaz as Elizabeth Halsey, a foul-mouthed ‘bad teacher’ who, after being dumped by her boyfriend, attempts to woo a colleague in attempt to make more money and possibly change her ‘bad’ ways.

What: Cars 2 (G)
When: June 24
Where: Check your local listings

The sequel to the popular animated children’s movie where star racecar picks up with Lightning McQueen and his best friend Mater heading overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix.

What: “The Price” directed by David Flagg

When: June 24-25 @8 p.m., June 26 @2 p.m.
Where: The Stagecrafters Theater
8130 Germantown Ave.
Chestnut Hill

This weekend is your last chance to see “The Price” performed by the Stagecrafters. Written by Arthur Miller in 1967, the story centers on a pair of estranged brothers who must come together to discuss what to do with their late parents’ property.

Song:
What: Katy Perry
When: June 24 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Where: Wells Fargo Center
3601 South Broad Street
Philadelphia

Katy’s outlandish outfits and risqué lyrics got her attention; her music got her fans. Her “California Dreams” tour is less than a month in, and she has already touched down in six states with a high-demand concert almost every other day.

Shop:
What: Pennsy Flea Market
When: June 25-26 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1600 South Warfield Street
Philadelphia

Learn more: Pennsy Flea Market is Philadelphia’s largest indoor flea market, covering 60,000 sq. feet of land and more than 300 vendors. Live music, on-site parking, and great deals on a variety of items are just a few things you can find at the Pennsy Flea Market every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine!

Eat:
What: Family Food Festival
When: June 24 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Wyck Historic House and Garden
6026 Germantown Avenue
Germantown

Learn more: Join the historic Wyck house in celebrating local food at the free Family Food Festival.  Enjoy local food tastings, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, the Riverside bluegrass band and more at this delicious event.

Read:
What: Shane Victorino Book Signing
When: June 25 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble
1805 Walnut Street
Philadelphia

Shane will be stopping by Rittenhouse Square for one hour for a signing of  Shane Victorino: The Flyin’ Hawaiian by Alan Maimon, so make sure to arrive early to receive your numbered wristband and purchase your copy of the book.