Fun Philly Activities For This Weekend!
This week seriously flew by and we couldn’t be any happier! We’re ready to relax and have fun in Philly this weekend without thinking about anything work related. In order to make that possible, we’ve found the best things going on in Philly weekend and we’re ready to share them!
Friday, November 14th
The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park opens to the public this Friday, November 14 at noon! This winter, the ice rink will draw outdoor recreation lovers to the park to practice their twist and twirls right out front of City Hall. To celebrate opening day there will be complimentary ice skating admission and skate rentals from noon to 3pm (while supplies last of course!). After opening day, the Rothman Ice Rink will operate seven days a week (including holidays!) Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is also very inexpensive for a great family fun night: $4, adults; $3, children 10 and under; $8, skate rental! For more information on The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park, click here.
Saturday, November 15th
For all of you organic health lovers, we have the perfect way to spend your saturday afternoon. On November 15, from 12pm-2pm at 2501 E cumberland St in Philadelphia, there will be a medicinal herbs workshop. For only $35, Kristin O’Malley from her website Herban Momma, will be giving an in person call on making your own infused vinegars and herbal syrups to help keep the cold sicknesses at bay this winter! You will also get to take home a bottle of elderberry syrup and fire cider to add to your herbal medicine cabinet!
If you want to do something a little more fashionable this weekend, than we have the perfect event in Philly this weekend for you! Why not attend the Kevin O’Brien studio sample sale? Specializing in handmade silk/ velvet scarves and home accessories, there is no doubt you’ll find something you love! From 11am-4pm on saturday at 1412 S Broad Street, you will get the chance to buy some of their products at great discount prices!
More in the mood to have a drink or five with your friends in Philly this weekend? How about attending the Philly Fall Crawl. With 12 of center cities best bars participating and an expected turnout of over 1000 people, there is no reason that you shouldn’t attend! For only $20, you get free entry to all 12 bars, drink and food specials at each bar, an event shirt and map, and some awesome give aways! We seriously can’t think of a better way to let loose in philly this weekend!
Are you a dog lover? Starting Saturday November 15th at 8:30am and running until Sunday, November 16th at 5:00pm the Kennel Club of Philadelphia invites you to The National Dog Show! The show will take place at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center At Oaks and tickets range from $7.00-$14.00. The shows, sanctioned by The American Kennel Club, will help raise money for a variety of canine-related causes. Prior beneficiaries of The Kennel Club of Philadelphia include The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine. See AKC sanctioned Breed, Group, and Best In Show judging and top agility dogs in the ring each day. Saturday is The National Dog Show, Presented by Purina, to be broadcast nationwide on Thanksgiving Day by NBC. Sunday’s show offers enhanced athletic dog exhibitions plus family-friendly activities and hands-on fun. Click here for tickets and more information!
Sunday, November 16
The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series starting this Sunday, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. The museum’s new series kicks off this Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m., with Maya Deren: New Music and her Surreal Silent Films. The afternoon’s program will include three short films by the Russian-born filmmaker. As the movie rolls, guests can listen to live music by Teiji Ito, Kyle Gann, Leslie Burrs and Chuck Holdeman. Tickets are only $15 per person! For more information and tickets click here!
Sunday is going to be here faster than we know it and what better way to spend it then by watching the Eagles (7-2) take on the Green Bay Packers (6-3) at the 97.5 viewing party at Xfinity Live! Starting at 4:30 Sean Brace from 97.5 and some of the other Fanatic hosts will be on-site to watch the game with the crowd, talk football, and give someone the chance to WIN $25,000 with the Touchdown Toss contest. Click here for more information!