You deserve to have a good weekend, and Philly Views can help you with that. Cheap Date is a guide to weekend events that are $20 and under. It doesn’t matter if it’s a first date, 100th date, or just something to do with friends.
From comedy shows to Caribbean dance classes, and everything in between, find your plans this weekend with Cheap Date.
Helium Comedy Club
Colin Kane is coming to Philly for a three-day tour and he’s bringing the dirty jokes with him. Recently appeared in “The Wedding Ringer,” Colin Kane is known for his sarcastic approach to stand-up. Leave the kiddos at home, this show is 21+ Those above 18 may attend with guardians that are 30+.
Reading Terminal Market
There’s no better way to pregame all of the St. Patrick’s Day festivities than enjoying a traditional Irish delicacy made by Chef Paul Mccormick at City Kitchen. A demonstration and free tasting will be given to guests. Make sure to get there early – the tasting is first-come, first-served.
From 11 am to 3 pm, JJ Bootleggers is throwing a watch party for the first round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. General admission provides you with a 4-hour tailgate buffet, cheesesteaks, wings, tacos, old bay fries, and other chef-selected items along with drink specials.
This event is hosted by Soca Slim and is appearing for the first time in Philly. Soca’s style is similar to reggae but more upbeat. Usually, this music is played at Caribbean gatherings in places like Trinidad, Guyana, Barbados, and many more. This time, this class is going with a carnival theme, but don’t stress about an outfit – they will provide carnival costumes for you to dance in.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Free after admission
Spend your Saturday giving back to the community with Mango Bahia. Not only will you have the opportunity to be one of the first customers for this restaurant, but you will be able to enjoy a fresh and hearty meal all while giving back to the local community. All proceeds will support summer lunch programs for meal access to children and families that may struggle. General admission includes a veggie burger, a side salad, and a drink. This event is from 11 am to 9 pm.
Kung Fu Necktie
Join these bands as they give you a mix of psychedelic boogie rock. This 21+ show begins at 7:30 pm.
Punch Line Philly
Rachel Feinstein, a nationally known comedian and actress, is in Philly this weekend. She will toy with gender and ethnic stereotypes to provide a night full of laughs. The show begins at 8 pm.
The Franklin Institute
Free with admission
That’s right, Saturdays are for the girls this weekend. The Franklin Institute will recognize many historic achievements of women that come from a variety of fields. This day is meant to spotlight the power and impact of women on our society for National Women’s History Month. There will also be a special presentation and conversation by Dr. Soyeon Yi, the First Korean Astronaut.
St. Stephen’s Green
Shut down 17th Street to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Live performances, corn hole, beer pong, and drink specials will be offered. Live performances include O’Grady Quinlan Irish Dancers, Riley Irish Dance School, and The Bare Knuckle Boxers. This event is all day.
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The Fillmore Philadelphia
Basstracks will be providing jazzadelic R&B at The Fillmore this weekend. This duo is from Brooklyn and is ready to rock with Ivan Jackson on the trumpet and Conor Rayne on the drums. This event is 18+ and begins at 9 pm.
Bourbon & Branch
Bourbon & Branch is providing great food, tasty drinks and, of course, swing dancing. Parlour Noir will get the dance floor ready for vintage jazz music all night long. Doors for this event open at 8 pm.
Ceg Performing Arts Academy
Brukwine is another Carribbean-style workout that will make you feel sexy while also making you sweat. The owners of Brukwine were both professional dancers who toured with Sean Paul and danced with top artists including Beyonce, JLo, Alicia Keys, and more. Therefore, they’re bound to give you a dance of a lifetime. This class is open to all levels of dancers. The class is from 2 to 3 pm.
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Warehouse on Watts
Warehouse on Watts will have a ton of fun shops selling a variety of CDs, records, cassettes, DVDs, video games, board games, toys, cloths, accessories, and much more. Food trucks will vend outside the venue.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
This is the last day to enjoy this exhibition of home and office design by Patricia Urquiola, a internationally-renowned designer. In this exhibition, you will be able to explore a selection of her designs and the creative process she uses to make them.