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this week in phillyMonday, November 21st

  • Don’t miss After Orlando, happening one night only at the Philadelphia Theatre Company. After Orlando is a staged reading of short plays written in response to the tragic Orland shooting last year.  
  • You won’t want to miss the beautifully lit Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market at Dilworth Park featuring local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries who are offering holiday food and gifts! The market will run through December 24th!

Tuesday, November 22nd

  • Head to the Kimmel Center for their showing of An American in Paris — the Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and and their search for a new beginning in Paris after the war.
  • Mix it up at the Mixology Mixer at The Market at the Comcast Center. It’s a battle of Philly’s favorite bartenders from Charlie was a Sinner, 13th Street Cocktails, Bar Bombon, Time and more! Who will make the best cocktail and walk away victorious?
  • Bring your kids and get ready for a family fun night at Xfinity Live for their screening of Finding Dory. They’ll provide the popcorn and family fun activities.

Wednesday, November 23rd

  • Attend the winter edition of Center City Sips at Cocktails and Cold Ones in the Cabin in front of City Hall. There will be special winter themed drink and food specials in the Rothman Institute Orthopaedics Cabin.
  • Get into the holiday spirit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Holiday Tree Lighting. The ceremony will include holiday music, seasonal treats and games. It’s a sight you won’t want to miss!

Thursday, November 24th

  • Happy Thanksgiving! Get ready for the oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade in the country brought to you by 6ABC Dunkin’ Donuts. The classic event will feature massive floats, performers and celebrations running along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
  • Thanksgiving marks the Grand Opening of the Holiday Christmas Village pop up. This year, visit the new location at at City Hall. The village will feature over 80 vendors with food, ornaments and crafts from all around the world!  

Friday, November 25th

  • Check out the official Grand Opening of the Girls Auto Clinic!* Girls Auto Clinic offers full-service auto repair, as well as beauty services while you wait on your vehicle. Enjoy manicures, pedicures and blowouts in the new adjoining Clutch Beauty Bar. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen, and it will take the stress out of getting your car repaired.
  • Learn about the history of Thanksgiving at the Constitution Center this Thanksgiving Weekend during a number of unique events that will celebrate America! On Friday, the museum will extend their hours and host drive to donate school supplies to students!
  • If you’re lucky enough to have the day off, head to Tir Na Nog’s Black Friday party starting at 8 a.m. Tickets include a commemorative glass, Black Friday t-shirt, and six 5-ounce pours of some of the best dark beers on tap. Featured brews include local favorites like Saint Benjamin Brewing Company and Cape May Brewing Company.

Saturday, November 26th

  • Celebrate local, small business owners on Small Business Saturday right after Black Friday. Small business owners in Fishtown, Manayunk and other neighborhoods encourage Philadelphians to come and shop.
  • Winter is almost here and that means it’s time for some amazing seasonal beers. Attend the Winter Beer Fest at the 23rd Street Armory to try 100+ beers they’ll have on tap from all around the world. The festival will also offer burgers from some of the best local spots, prizes, mugs and T-shirts.
  • Meet up at the Philly Vegan Pop-Up for holiday snacking, shopping and cheer! It’s a great time to get unique holiday gifts while supporting local Philadelphia vendors.
  • Join Punch Line Philly for a night filled with laughs provided by Annie Lederman, comedian and MTV personality. Annie is truly hilarious, it’s a show you must see!

Sunday, November 27th

  • Take the trip to Penn’s Landing as it’s decorated for the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. Get in holiday spirit with a big Christmas tree, warm firepits and cute lodges. Cozy on up and celebrate the season with family and friends.
  • Skate around the Rothman Rink in Dilworth Park while enjoying the sounds of  Symphony Sunday. Nothing will get you more in the holiday spirit than ice skating and holiday music.

* Girls Auto Clinic is a client of Philly PR Girl.

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