things to do in Philly

Spend a night under the stars at the Franklin Institute PHOTO: Franklin Institute 

Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this week? We've got you covered. Attend a pre-Valentine's Day extravaganza, enjoy a hilarious comedic event and more. Here are 5 fun things to do in Philly this week

5 fun things to do in Philly this week 

Odd Bits & Misfits Dinner

High Street on Market is hosting this collaborative dinner dedicated towards increasing awareness and accountability of food waste in the ever-growing culinary world. The dinner will feature hors-d'oeuvres, shared plates, house-cured charcuterie and fermented vegetables, followed by a family-style main course and dessert. The delicious chef-driven meal will shine the spotlight on products, purveyors and organizations with common philosophies. Cocktails are at 7 p.m., dinner starts at 7:30 p.m.. 

Feb. 11, reservations available, High Street on Market, 308 Market St., Philadelphia, pay-as-you-wish, highstreetonmarket.com

 

"For the Love of Amaro"

East Passyunk hotspot Plenty Café is partnering with the Campari Group for this event that will feature exclusive Amaro tastings- and all Philadelphians are invited. Sample tastings of delicious Campari products will be free during the two-hour window, and Plenty Café will also offer $5 spritzes with the customers’ selection of digestif in their cocktail until closing. As a bonus Plenty Café is also offering specialty cicchetti  (Italian tapas) that originated in Venice throughout the evening. A delicious event if you are looking for fun things to do in Philly this week. 

Feb. 13, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Plenty Cafe, 1710 E Passyunk Ave., Philadelphia, plentyphiladelphia.com

Clean Slate Pre-Valentine's Day Party

Three Day Rule Matchmakers is hosting this event just in time for the love-filled holiday. However, if you have no Valentine that's no problem. You can be your own Romeo and Juliet at this exciting event featuring over 150 guests, delicious cocktails and games of truth or dare. Need to wipe the slate clean of your ex? Guests can bring photos of their ex and throw them into the Burning Cauldron of Love.

Feb. 13, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Scarpetta, 210 W Rittenhouse Sq., Philadelphia, $0-$20, eventbrite.com

things to do in Philly

Awkward Sex... and the City Valentine's Day

This hilarious show at Punch Line Philly is the perfect idea for any date night, especially on Valentine's Day. Four hilarious comedians will be performing in a 90-minute show while breaking barriers about sex, relationships, dating taboos and more. All Philadelphians are invited to embark on the hysterical journey and truly have a Valentine's Day that they will never forget. 

Feb. 13, 7 p.m., Punch Line Philly, 33 E Laurel St., Philadelphia, $27-$37, punchlinephilly.com

Night Skies in the Observatory 

Join the Franklin Institute for this incredible event that is truly out of this world. Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, astrophysicist, inventor, and co-host of the Science Channel’s Outrageous Acts of Science will be featured as a special guest. The evening will consist of a live science talk on astronomy and space science, free star maps, hands-on astronomy activities and continuous telescopic observing all evening (if the weather permits of course). An amazing event if you are looking for fun things to do in Philly this week. 

Feb. 12, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Franklin Institute, 222 N 20th St., $10, fi.edu

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