Philadelphia is an underrated hotbed for art, science, and culture. Home to an array of venues, museums and institutions, there’s really no good excuse to be bored in this city.
Feed Your Curiosity is a weekly roundup of events in Philadelphia that will broaden your horizons, tantalize your mind, and hopefully sophisticate you into something more than the heathen that you are. Here’s what’s going on this week.
Six Feet Under Gastropub
Does Rebecca Craig, owner of the Cake Life Bakeshop in Philadelphia, have what is takes to be the next Best Baker in America? Support your local Philadelphian and this premier party as she takes on eight other bakers.
Celebrate the warm weather while channeling your inner Picasso. The theme for this paint nite is “My Garden.” The price includes all of the necessary materials. The creativity starts at 7 pm.
Pay as you go
There’s no better combination than food, drinks, and furry friends. From 4 pm to 8 pm, guests can enjoy dinner and drinks with their dog. Throughout the night, there will also be giveaways and the change to adopt a furry friend. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Pennsylvania SPCA.
Helium Comedy Club
Are you looking to get some feedback on some comedic material? From 5 to 8pm, enjoy free food and drinks while you workshop your latest piece. There is also an opportunity for some one-on-one critique time. This event is open to comedians of all levels.
Spike’s Trophies Limited
Just in case you forgot, the Eagles are the 2018 Super Bowl Champions. Continue the celebration during this mural dedication ceremony. You may even see Brian Dawkins, Brian Baldinger, and Merrill Reese at the event, which starts at 1 pm.
The New #muralartsphilly program’s “Super Bowl” Mural was installed today! The official Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be May 8th @ 1PM with many distinguished guests. Come #celebratesuccess @ #spikestrophies. More to come. Visit gofundme.com/ChampionsMural to support. #philadelphiaeagles #superbowl52
Tavern on Broad
Celebrate Billy Joel’s 69th birthday with a live acoustic tribute and cocktails to honor the musician. The event starts at 7 pm.
Explore the world of Ancient Egypt and learn about mummies all while enjoying a cocktail. The price of admission includes one free drink. This event takes places from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
Do you have what it takes to be the champion of Manayunk’s Got Talent? Share your talent for a chance to win a trip to Music City in Nashville, Tennessee. Two finalists will be chosen to move onto the next round. The finale will take place on June 6th. If you are interested in participating, be sure to sign-up ahead of time.If you don’t plan on putting on a show, be sure to take advantage of the drink specials while enjoying the show. This event starts at 7 pm.
The second round of Manayunk’s Got Talent is happening tonight! Do you have musical talent? Want to win a trip ✈️ to Music City, Nashville 🎶 It’s not too late to sign up. Link is in our bio. Bring your friends to cheer you on and enjoy food and drink specials 🍕🍻 . . #manayunkbrewery #manayunk #manayunksgottalent #mgt #drinklocal #phillyfoodie #craftbeer #talentcompetition
Test your trivia knowledge and enjoy a night of quizzo in Philadelphia. The ultimate trivia master will receive $50, and the runner-up will receive $25. The questions start at 8 pm.
Dance the night away while the DJs play all of your favorite Bachata songs. The night will start off with a dance lesson to teach some of the basics of this rhythm. The music will continue until 2 am.
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12 Steps Down
Are you ready for bingo? Compete for a variety of prizes while your favorite ’90s hits. This event starts at 9 pm.
This free class is the perfect way to have fun while also working out. The party starts at 6 pm.
This event combines wine and music, as guests will be able to sample different wines while learning about their relation to music. There will also be a concert by Philadelphia-based musician Marty Gottlieb-Hollis.
Punch Line Philly
Spend a night with comedian Ricky Velez, who is known for his roles in “Master of None” and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.” The show starts at 7:30 pm.
Enjoy dinner while enjoying this jazz night featuring Lucie Daigle. The music starts at 7 pm.
Good Good Comedy Theatre
Spend a night with Comedian Kate Willet, who is well-known for her appearances on Comedy Central, Flophouse, and This is Not Happening. The show starts at 8:30 pm.
The show starts at 5 pm, and general admission is standing room
The Victoria’s Freehouse
Try to uncover the murderer while enjoying a three-course meal. Cocktails are available at an additional cost.
SugarHouse Casino & Event Center
Starting at 1 pm, treat yo’self to some tacos from, with options from more than 30 of the best restaurants and vendors from the Philly area. Taco vouchers cost $3. Be sure to visit the margarita bar so you can wash down those tacos with a delicious drink. There will also be live entertainment, as well as a taco and hot chili pepper eating contest.
Museum of the American Revolution
Take a trip back in this time with a tea party at the Museum of the American Revolution. You will be able to spend the afternoon with Martha Washington learning about the role of women in the Revolution while enjoying some delicious treats. There are seatings at 1 and 2 pm.