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This Week in Philly

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Ring in December with a variety of holiday fun! Go to a festival, drink at a comfy bar crawl, jam out to your favorite artists at a concert, and much more. Tag your events out and about in Philadelphia with #ThisWeekinPhilly.

Monday, November 27

  • Preston & Steve’s Camp Out For Hunger 2017 starts today! This week-long food drive consists of live entertainment, games, fundraising fun, and sleeping in the XFINITY Live! parking lot. The campout will come to an end this Friday.  
  • Tonight, the Philadelphia Sixers take on the Cleveland Cavaliers! Starting at 7 p.m, the two teams will face off to see who will take home the win. It’s not too late to buy your tickets.

Tuesday, November 28

  • Be more involved in what goes on in Philadelphia by attending this informative event. The Philadelphia Disaster Conference discuss’ topics and valuable resources on how to properly respond along with preventing emergencies and disasters.  
  • The famous broadway show is back in Philadelphia! Annie is taking over the Walnut Street Theatre and it is a show you do not want to miss. Buy your tickets now while the show is still here.

Wednesday, November 29

  • Temple University’s Paley Library will be hosting Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City. Explore Philadelphia in detail with authors Nathaniel Popkin and Peter Woodall as they discuss the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection’s events and historic buildings.   
  • Cheer on a local Philadelphia College and head over to Saint Joseph’s University. Starting at 7 p.m, the Hawks will face off against the Bisons.

Thursday, November 30

  • It’s the first day of the Manayunk Holiday Stroll! Every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., guests can expect baked goods, cocktails, and more while shopping till they drop.  
  • Covenant House Pennsylvania is hosting A Covenant Holiday Gift Drive at Tir Na Nog to help raise gifts and money for youth. Enjoy drinks and specials while raising awareness for a great cause.  

Friday, December 1

  • Get in the holiday spirit with the help of the Spirit of Philadelphia! Starting today, the Silver Bells Cruise will take you around the Delaware River while enjoying beautiful views and delicious food.
  • Need new holiday decorations? Make your own this season! From 6 to 8 p.m., this Wreath Making Workshop teaches and supplies you with everything you need to make your own wreath.
  • A Philly Pops Christmas is back but not for long. Conductor Michael Krajewski will lead the orchestra in Philly’s own Kimmel Center at 8 p.m.  
  • The legendary Jay Z is coming to the Wells Fargo Center on his 4:44 tour. Jam out to his popular songs like “No Church in The Wild”, “Holy Grail”, and much more. Attendees can also enjoy a special appearance and performance from Vic Mensa.

Saturday, December 2

  • It’s the second annual Winterfest at the King of Prussia Town Center! From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Guests will enjoy performances from local choirs, ice sculptures, hot chocolate, cookie making, and much more.
  • Get ready to experience the comfiest bar crawl yet. Pick out your favorite onesie and start drinking for It’s Always Onesie In Philadelphia! From 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., fill up on discounted drinks from a variety of bars.

Sunday, December 3

  • It’s the last day of the 5th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival at Valley Forge! From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., join over 50 vendors from across the nation as they provide taste testings over their finest coffees and teas.
  • This year’s Holiday Fundraiser Gala will be held at the waterfront penthouse of Ms. Karen Arlington. From 6 to 10 p.m., witness an amazing view of Philly while eating dinner, sipping on cocktails, and participating in a silent auction all while raising money for a great cause.
  • Punch Line Philly is holding a Philadelphia Comedy Academy Afternoon Seminar. COMEDY A Thru Z covers all things you need to know about being a professional comedian. Learn how to create material, styles of jokes, microphone techniques, and much more.