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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 (or from) your significant other; the catch is, most of these events are $25 or less!

     

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    Half Seas Over Happy Hour
    Painted Bride Art Center
    June 29th, 2017

    Half Seas Over Happy Hour

     

    Head to the Flying Fish Crafthouse in Brewerytown this Thursday for a special happy hour with the Painted Bride's Art + Change Collective! The Art + Change collective is a group of artists, young professionals, activitsts and community organizers all committed to social change in Philadelphia. You do not have to be a member of the Collective to participate, just come out, have a few drinks, meet great people, and support a good cause all at once!

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    MUSIC
    The Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert
    The Philadelphia Orchestra
    June 30th, 2017

    The Philadelphia Orchestra Neighborhood Concert

     

    The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra, in conjunction with Wells Fargo and Wawa Welcome America, presents their tenth annual FREE Neighborhood Concert on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza! The concert will be followed by a fireworks spectacular.

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    FREE
    Hawthornes’ 8th Annual IPA, Champagne & Rosé Block Party
    Hawthornes Beer Cafe
    July 1st, 2017

    Hawthorne's 8th Annual IPA, Champagne & Rose Block Party

     

    Happy 4th of July weekend! Celebrate this Saturday at Hawthorne's Beer Cafe on 11th and Fitzwater as they throw their 8th Annual IPA, Champagne and Rose Block Party! Don't miss the selection of over 75 beers, live music, food, and family-friendly games and activities.  

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    MUSEUMS
    Deck at Independence Seaport Museum
    Independence Seaport Museum
    May 26th, 2017 - September 3rd, 2017

    Deck @ Independence Seaport Museum

     

    Watch the Fireworks this Friday and Saturday from the comfort of the hottest spot on the Waterfront! Only open select weekends (this is the last one until Labor Day Weekend!), the Deck at Independence Seaport Museum boasts a selection of games, food (provided by Toll Man Joe's), drink and fun for the whole family.

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    MUSIC
    Jazz on the Green at Fisher Park
    Olney CultureLab
    July 1st, 2017

    Jazz on the Green @ Fisher Park

     

    Olney CultureLab will be hosting Jazz on the Green at Fisher Park in the Olney section of the city. Get your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets ready for this free, milti-generational showcase featuring the AMLA Youth Latin Jazz Ensemble, NewERA (led by drummer Malik Henry), The Neil Kogan Trio, and the Double Portion Ensemble (featuring Professor Randy Gibson). Rain date: Sunday, July 2nd.

    PFS Presents: Baby Driver Screening

     

    Join the Philadelphia Film Society every Wednesday night for their BYO Nights; enjoy your movie screenings with a beverage of your choice! This Wednesday's screening is the new Jamie Foxx-led heist flick Baby Driver. Don't forget to stay for the post-screening discussion!

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

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    MUSIC
    Free Daily Recitals on the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ
    Friends of the Wanamaker Organ
    November 3rd, 2015 - June 30th, 2020
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    CULINARY
    Thrive Dining Tasting at Rose Tree Place
    Rose Tree Place
    June 29th, 2017 - July 27th, 2017
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    CULINARY
    Thrive Dining Tasting at The Watermark at Logan Square
    The Watermark at Logan Square
    June 29th, 2017 - July 27th, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    "Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch" Exhibit
    Pennypacker Mills
    March 1st, 2017 - January 31st, 2018
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    MUSEUMS
    Pottsgrove Manor's new exhibit, "Rise and Shine at the Manor"
    Montgomery County Parks, Trails, &...
    March 4th, 2017 - November 5th, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    "Returning Home: Additions to the Demuth Museum Collection"
    Demuth Museum
    May 16th, 2017 - July 2nd, 2017
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    FREE
    Happy Hour at Front Street Cafe
    Front Street Cafe
    January 18th, 2016 - July 18th, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    Exhibit: Jewish Flight into China
    Pearl S. Buck International®
    January 24th, 2017 - August 31st, 2017
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    MUSIC
    Pairings on the Parkway
    Center City District
    June 1st, 2017 - August 31st, 2017
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    CULINARY
    Summer Music Series & Happy Hour
    Whole Foods Market - Plymouth...
    May 25th, 2017 - July 27th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Cerulean Arts' 5th Annual Juried Exhibition
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    June 21st, 2017 - July 29th, 2017
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    FREE
    Genealogy…Get Ready, Get Set, Get Going
    Free Library of Northampton Township
    June 29th, 2017
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    MUSIC
    World Music Series: West Philadelphia Orchestra, USA
    Abington Art Center
    June 29th, 2017
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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    Gwendolyn Brooks Tribute: VONA Faculty Reading
    The Voices of Our Nations Arts...
    June 29th, 2017

     

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