What Are YOU Doing This Weekend
Happenings & Events Around Philadelphia for the Weekend of 7/25-7/28
The heat wave appears to have broken. Who would have thought 85 would feel cool? Go out & enjoy the summer…it will be gone before you know it!
Thursday July 25th
The Dell Music Center is hosting outdoor concerts through August 29th. This week be serenaded by The Whispers, The Stylistics, The Chi-Lites & Breakwater. I bet you’ll recognize a lot of these oldies that our modern artists love to sample. Make sure to get your tickets in advance!
The Mrs. Carter World Tour is performing at the Wells Fargo Center if you want to throw around the big bucks.
If you find yourself in the suburbs Peddler’s Village is hosting Midsummer Thursday’sthrough 8/29. Tonight’s theme is Christmas in July where the stores & restaurants are having sales & specials. Check out the flip flop clad Santa down from the North Pole & drink frozen hot chocolate. There is free admission for the live entertainment & free parking. The event is from 6-9.
The Awesome Fest is screening awesome 80’s movie Die Hard in Drexel Park from 9:00-10:30.
If Woody Allen is more your thing & you are feeling a little Parisian the Walnut Street Dock at 25th & Walnut is screening Midnight in Paris (a personal favorite) at 8:15.
Friday July 26th
Finally Friday in Mt. Airy has a free yoga class, live music, beer & food specials as well as local vendors selling their wares. Starts at 4.
The Awesome Fest is honoring (Philly native) Kevin Bacon with (kevin) BACON-FEST by screening Footloose at the newly transformed Eakins Oval (go see it…it’s only open through 8/18). In keeping with the bacon theme (yum) there will be a pig roast, bacon delicacies & food trucks galore. 9-11:30
Do you want to shop at the Reading Terminal but feel really overwhelmed? Watson Adventures Munch Around the Market is a food-centric scavenger hunt for adults around the market & surrounding Chinatown. Starts at noon & is $22 per person plus $10 for whatever food you choose. Sign up in advance!
Philadelphia Dance Day starts at 10 a.m. at various locations around the city with free classes, workshops & open dance. It ends in Rittenhouse Square where $5 gets you in the door where you can practice what you learned & watch the pros in action.
The American Swedish Museum will be hosting Smorgas Beer’d where you can sample Swedish food& beer & learn from local brewers. There will be a DJ so wear your dancing shoes. Tickets are $25 in advance & $30 at the door.
Sunday July 28th
What a fun event for the kids! Bartram’s Garden is hosting an event with hand cranked homemade ice cream just like they made in the old days. Up the old school ante by taking a river boat from the Walnut Street dock right to the Gardens. Boats depart at noon & 1. Cost is $30.00 for the boat trip & includes entrance to the gardens along with a guided tour.