Brandon Baker

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Ramen Month July 12, 5 p.m. Morimoto 723 Chestnut St. morimotorestaurant.com Pay as you go For some Thursday-night comfort food, Morimoto is heating up three varieties of ramen for $12-15—the popular tonkatsu (pork) variety, yasai and the restaurant’s...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 11:30 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

From food and films to concerts and comedy shows, here are 15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend. Things to do in Philly this weekend FILM Blade Runner: 2049 July 5, 7 p.m. The Piazza at Schmidt’s Commons 1001 N. Second St. theschmidtscommons.com Free Ryan Gosling and...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 10:00 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FILM Spider-Man Homecoming June 28, 7 p.m. The Schmidt’s Commons 1001 N. Second St. theschmidtscommons.com Free Anyone and everyone is invited to bring a chair for this outdoor screening of summer blockbuster “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the latest reboot of the...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1:52 PM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

MUSIC Spice Girls Pop-up Choir June 21, 7 p.m. 11th Street and East Passyunk Avenue visiteastpassyunk.com Free As part of Make Music Day, an international celebration of music in public spaces, this pop-up concert choir showcases the best of the Spice Girls—cheekily, right...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 9:45 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Brews and Bites June 16, 4 p.m. Pennsbury Manor 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville pennsburymanor.org $25 Conveniently timed with Father’s Day, this sixth annual edition of Brews and Bites, held along the Delaware River waterfront, featuring breweries...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 10:37 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Beer and Boats June 7, 4 p.m. Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. phillylovesbeer.org $15 This unexpected fusion of beer and boats take guests on a kayak excursion along the Schuylkill River—with beers from Point Breeze Brewing, Cartesian, Sly Fox...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 9:00 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

MUSIC Shortly May 31, 7:30 p.m. Everybody Hits Philadelphia 529 W. Girard Ave. everybodyhitsphila.com $8 Shortly, aka solo artist Alexandria Maniak, brings her soothes-the-soul, Regina Spektor-esque voice to Fishtown for a special performance. She’ll perform her new single...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 11:43 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly for Memorial Day Weekend

THEATER Test Flights May 24, 8:15 p.m. Circus Campus 6452 Green St. circadium.com Free A community-oriented evening, hosted at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts’ “Circus Campus,” this multi-disciplinary showcase is a glimpse at working artists in practice...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 9:46 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Night Market May 17, 6 p.m. Cottman and Rising Sun avenues thefoodtrust.org Pay as you go For this week’s marquee musical performance, catch RocNation hip-hop artist Freeway. All while picking from an enormous selection of local eats from food trucks and...

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 5:26 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER Mrs. Harrison Through May 20 The Drake 302 S. Hicks St. azukatheatre.org Pay what you decide From Philly playwright, Elle columnist and comedian R. Eric Thomas, this two-woman play features a white, struggling stand-up comedian and a black, successful playwright, whose...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 9:37 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Revolution Taco May 5, 11 a.m. 2015 Walnut St. therevolutiontaco.com Pay as you go For a limited time, nab free Chicharron with any purchase and discounted juice mixers for those bring-your-own-tequila margaritas. Also, seasonal fish tacos will be added to the menu,...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 10:00 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FOOD & DRINK Flavors on the Avenue April 29, 11 a.m. East Passyunk Avenue visiteastpassyunk.com Pay as you go The annual street festival on the avenue, featuring more than 24 restaurants and 100 vendors, is a sort of unofficial ushering-in of spring for the avenue’s warm-...

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:44 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER Backwards & in Heels April 22, 6 p.m. World Café Live 3025 Walnut St. 11thhourtheatrecompany.org $44 As the famous phrase may suggest, this is a celebration and story of women in musical theatre—spotlighting 11th Hour Theatre Company’s Cara Noel Antosca and...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 9:30 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER Test Flights April 12, 8:15 p.m. Circadium School of Contemporary Circus 6452 Greene St. circadium.com/testflights Free Perhaps one of the best deals in Philly theater right now is this work-in-progress show at the Circadium School of Contemporary Circus, which is open to the...

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 8:58 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FITNESS Race the Bus April 5, 5:30 p.m. Broad Street and Oregon Avenue cleanair.org Free One-hundred participating runners take on a SEPTA Route 45 bus for a three-mile race, meant to bring together like-minded green thumbs ahead of the Run for Clean Air on Earth Day. Be a...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9:17 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FESTIVALS & GATHERINGS Ardmore Annual Easter Egg Hunt March 31, 10 a.m. Shauffele Plaza 10 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore ardmoreshops.com Free The Ardmore Business Association hosts this meet-and-greet event with the Easter Bunny at the plaza, followed by an Easter-egg hunt for...

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 9:04 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

FESTIVALS East Passyunk Easter Egg Hunt March 24, 11 a.m. East Passyunk Avenue 1430 East Passyunk Ave. visiteastpassyunk.com Free East Passyunk hosts this festive egg hunt tailored for kids—complete with a visit from the Easter Bunny. Eggs are filled with candy, but also...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 10:18 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER End-of-Winter Party March 15, 6 p.m. The Rittenhouse Hotel 210 W. Rittenhouse Square Eventbrite.com $55 Foie gras s’mores, potato rosti bites with caviar and unlimited Moet Chandon are the allure of this end-of-winter party at the swanky hotel’s The Courtyard...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 6:55 PM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

MUSIC West Philly Orchestra Purim Party March 1, 8 p.m. World Café Live 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com $15 The West Philadelphia Orchestra plays traditional Jewish songs to celebrate the Purim holiday of salvation. Susan Watz and Dan Blacksberg join with ancient instruments in...

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:00 AM

15 fun things to do in Philly this weekend

THEATER Authentic Vaudeville & Burlesque Feb. 16, 7 p.m. The Trocadero Theatre 1003 Arch St. thetroc.com $20 A quirky mix of entertainment forms, Drew Nugent leads this lineup of jazz, schtick and burlesque theater—tinged with humor. It’s a raucous good time...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 8:01 AM