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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

‘Guerilla’ open mic comedy night popping up Saturday at Passyunk and Dickinson sidewalk

The peripatetic comedy showcase Free For All Comedy is staging what it’s calling a “guerilla mic” on what will surely be a frigid street corner Saturday afternoon.

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If you’re interested in doing a three minute set, go to this link, where you’ll find:

We’re doing an open mic ON THE STREET this Saturday at 3pm. It’ll be at the corner opposite the P.O.P.E. (1501 E. Passyunk Avenue). 3-minute spots. Fill out the form below to sign up. The line-up will be selected at random. We’ll email you by 5pm on Friday to let you know if you’re on.

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What's Happening in:  Graduate Hospital :  Packer Park :  Queen Village 

To-Do List: Winter Wonderland; Lucia Fest; Craft Bazaar and more.

There’s lots of stuff in this week’s To-Do List, which now includes listings from our new events calendar, as well as a smattering of other fun stuff from around the city. If you have something to add, please put it in the comments, or you can submit future events to our calendar here.


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Saturday 

  • Passyunk’s own Nice Things Handmade gift shop and the Philly Free School present the Super Fantastic Craft Bazaar. Over 35 local artisans and crafters will transform the school’s roller-skating rink, 20th and Christian, into a holiday wonderland filled with one-of-a-kind gifts, face painting, caricatures, make-and-take ornaments, paint-your-own ceramics and free candy canes. Ultimo Coffee, Weckerly’s Ice Cream, Philly Free School and others will serve hot beverages, seasonal treats and lunchtime snacks. Admission is free.  For more show information, visit www.nicethingshandmade.com or www.phillyfreeschool.org, call (267) 455-0256 or follow @nicethingshandmade.
  • Swedish holiday celebration, Lucia Fest, is coming up. A woman  will sing traditional Swedish Lucia songs while followed by a choir of   boys, gnomes and gingerbread cookies. Sounds like a dream we had once. Sign up online here, call 215-389-1776, or pay at the door, $10. Read more about Lucia Fest here

Sunday

  • The South Street Headhouse District’s  (SSHD) annual  Winter Wonderland is scheduled for Sunday from 4  to 7  p.m., at the Historic Headhouse Square Shambles at 2nd and Pine. Activities  include the annual holiday tree lighting, Santa Claus  on a firetruck, free horse-drawn carriage rides, performances by Philadelphia Dance Academy and Society Hill Dance Academy, and a holiday shopping market organized by PHAIR, the Philadelphia Open Air Market.  A full list of all activities can be found here.

Friday 

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To-Do List: Winter beer fest, Andrew Jackson roof party, 100 years, Rock Tits

There’s lots of stuff in this week’s To-Do List, which now includes listings from our new events calendar, as well as a smattering of other fun stuff from around the city. If you have something to add, please put it in the comments, or you can submit future events to our calendar here.



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Saturday

  • The Winter Beer Fest at the 23rd Street Armory asks you to show up and “give thanks for all the wonderful craft beers that have come into our lives over the last several years.” 100+ beers from around the world will be there. 22 S 23rd St. Two sessions, 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. More info and tickets ($40 today, $50 at the door) can be found here.

Friday

  • Rock Tits at the Dolphin. $5 at the door. Let them describe it: “They said that we were shits, well the name’s Tits, not twits and we’re spreading the peace punk, birth control ‘n’ rock ‘n’ roll, and psychedelic soul around at our monthly communal meeting grounds, the Dolphin. We’re inviting all of you shaved women collaborators, demoncrats, big mans with big hands, and berkertex bribes to join our bloody revolution. “

 

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista :  Graduate Hospital :  Passyunk Square 

To-Do List: Craft Beer Express; tweed burns; ‘Orange’; Cambridge chili

There’s lots of stuff in this week’s To-Do List, which now includes listings from our new events calendar, as well as a smattering of other fun stuff from around the city. If you have something to add, please put it in the comments, or you can submit future events to our calendar here.


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Saturday 

  •  Twelve beer bars around the city are participating in the Craft Beer Express. Buses will run a loop around the city from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with stops at each bar. A bus pass costs $10 and includes unlimited rides for the day. South Philly-based bars will include Pub on Passyunk East, Brauhaus Schmitz, Devil’s Den, Jose Pistolas and much more.
  • Dig out the old tweed blazer and hat in your closet for the annual Tweed Ride Philadelphia. The ride starts at 11 a.m. at the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge, stops for a picnic and comes to an end at Rembrandt’s in Fairmount. The event is free, but donations to Philabundance are accepted. For more information, visit http://tweedride.phlbikes.com/. You have to go if you have one of these bikes on the right of this picture:

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