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  • Cheap Philly Date Ideas!

    Looking for something fun to do with that special someone on a budget? Or perhaps a fun night out for yourself? Phillyfunguide has you covered! Here is a list of this week's date ideas that you may not have thought of in and around Philadelphia, for when dinner and a movie just isn't cutting it. Treat yo'self to an affordable night out with your significant other: most of these events are $25 or less!

     

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    $1 Margaritas at Applebee's ALL OCTOBER
    Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar...
    October 2nd, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

    $1 Margaritas @ Applebee's

     

    Happy hour never has to end with all-day, $1 margaritas at participating Applebee's restaurants for the ENTIRE month of October!! You heard (read?) us right, as a part of their month-long Neighborhood Appreciation Month, participating Applebee's restaurants will be offering 10-ounce margaritas for just ONE DOLLAR! You can't beat it, so you might as well join it!!

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Pumpkin Paint Night
    Tavern on Broad
    October 18th, 2017

    Pumpkin Paint Night

     

    What's cuter than a night out painting pumkpins?! Tavern on Broad is hosting a Pumpkin Paint Night this Wednesday evening from 5-9pm. Just $10 grants you a pumpkin, paint materials and exclusive drink specials, along with live music and a prize for best-painted pumpkin.

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    TOURS
    Soul Crawl: Haunted Halloween History Tours
    Laurel Hill Cemetery
    October 20th, 2017 - October 21st, 2017

    Soul Crawl: Haunted Halloween History Tours

     

    Get spooked with the Laurel Hill Cemetery this weekend! Get into the Hallo-spirit with Soul Crawl, Laurel Hill's classic Halloween flashlight tour. Join an experienced tour guide armed with just a flashlight and will as you tour the grounds of the cemetery, learn the stories behind them and end with a bonfire and cocktail specials. 

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    Day of the Poet 20th Anniversary
    Painted Bride Art Center
    October 20th, 2017

    Day of the Poet 20th Anniversary

     

    Join The Painted Bride Art Center as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their spoken word festival Day of the Poet (DOTP). Once a monthly headline for nine seasons, DOTP returns to honor the movement pioneered by the event, and the spirits of poets past, present and future. Guests will welcome back DOTP alumni Trapeta Mayson, Rich Medina, Twin Poets, DJ Razor Ramon, Ursula Rucker, and festival founder, curator, and Spoken Word legend Kevin O’Neill, along with an open mic lottery, guests from NYC and more!

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Get You A Girl Who Can Do Both: TEDx & Burlesque
    Burlesqueadelphia
    October 20th, 2017 - October 21st, 2017

    Get You A Girl Who Can Do Both: TEDx & Burlesque

     

    Burlesque and a TED-style lecture sesh, how can you go wrong? This unique new show from famed local burlesque producer and performer HoneyTree EvilEye and Burlesqueadelphia juxtaposes tantalizing striptease with TEDx-style lectures from the same performers. Topics will range from cellular immunotherapy, the history of fairy tales, using yoga to treat depression, the Head Start program, and the importance of dental health. You definitely won't wanna miss this one!

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    MUSIC
    Music Night at Greensgrow West
    Greensgrow Farms
    October 21st, 2017

    Music Night at Greensgrow West

     

    West Philly community farm Greensgrow is hosting a Music Night this Saturday! Bring your own picnic, or enjoy some of the BBQ and beverages provided while you enjoy live music from local artists Think Like Midnight and Qiana Ganges and Brian Jordan.

    Check out these other low-cost and free events in the Philadelphia area!

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    VISUAL ARTS
    Happily Ever After
    Main Line Art Center
    October 2nd, 2017 - October 29th, 2017
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    PUBLETTERS at The Bishop's Collar • Tuesdays in October
    Trophy Bikes
    October 10th, 2017 - October 31st, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    2018 Better Philadelphia Challenge | The Next Parkway | $5,000 First Prize!
    Center / Architecture + Design
    September 29th, 2017 - October 27th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Malcolm X
    Mural Arts Program, City of...
    Permanent Attraction
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    VISUAL ARTS
    "Careers: Heads to the Sky"
    Mural Arts Program, City of...
    Permanent Attraction
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    VISUAL ARTS
    The Peace Wall
    Mural Arts Program, City of...
    Permanent Attraction
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    FREE
    Art and Architecture Tours
    Kimmel Center for the Performing...
    September 2nd, 2015 - June 30th, 2020
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    OUTDOOR
    Schuylkill River Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    Ben Franklin Bridge Pedestrian Walkway
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    OUTDOOR
    Brandywine Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    OUTDOOR
    Bristol Spur Line Park Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    OUTDOOR
    Calhoun State Bridge Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    OUTDOOR
    Chester Valley Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    OUTDOOR
    Cobbs Creek Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction
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    OUTDOOR
    Cooper River Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    Permanent Attraction

     

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