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11 of the Best Events Happening This Week in Philly

BBQ Smackdown: Wine Versus Beer!

July 22nd | 7;30 -9:20 pm | The Wine School of Philadelphia


It’s a beer and wine pairing competition and your palate is the judge.  With four courses of hickory-smoked deliciousness you taste all the pairings and cast your vote.  In this friendly competition, one of the city’s top sommeliers is pitted against a master brewer  to determine –once and for all– which is better with barbecue: wine or beer?


Reed, White, & Blue Festivus

July 23rd | 4-10 pm | Franklin Square


Celebrate all things red, white, and blue with the return of food trucks and Franklin Square’s outdoor beer garden presented by Frankford Hall at the Red, White, & Blue Festivus! Admission is free. Tickets required for Philly Mini Golf and the Parx Liberty Carousel. Food and beverage available for purchase from participating vendors.


Mega-Bad Movie Night: Deep Blue Sea

July 23rd | 5:30-9 pm | Academy of Natural Science


At this edition of Mega-Bad Movie Night, we are showing the awesomely awful Deep Blue Sea. In this science fiction horror film, scientists face off with a group of genetically engineered, super smart, and mega-terrifying sharks, and things get ugly real fast. Witty experts will be onstage to offer their quips and sidesplitting comments on the many scientific absurdities—think Mystery Science Theater 3000!


The Fellowship of the Ring with The Philadelphia Orchestra

July 23rd | 7:30 pm | The Mann Center


Ludwig Wicki, conductor Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia (Paul Rardin, Artistic Director Designate) Philadelphia Boys Choir (Jeffrey R. Smith, Music Director) Witness The Fellowship of the Ring from The Lord of the Rings, the first film of the beloved trilogy, on a giant screen with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Don’t miss this epic score composed and orchestrated by Academy Award-winner Howard Shore performed live by one of the world’s greatest orchestras and two full choirs.


Movie Night on the Schuylkill Banks Presents The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

July 23rd | 8:20 -10:30 pm | Walnut St. Bridge


Bring your friends, blanket and picnic basket for a great time watching viewer’s choice movies by the river. All movies start at dusk (approximately 8:20 pm on July 23). Come early to participate in a free pre-movie raffle for gift cards from Philadelphia Runner.  Free snacks and beverages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Screening Under the Stars: Back to the Future

July 23rd | 8:30 -10 pm | Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing


Screening Under the Stars Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront while watching blockbuster movies on our big screen. Films will begin at dusk, but be sure to come early as the best seats fill up fast.


Xponential Music Festival

July 24th-26th | Camden Waterfront


The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru offers an unparalleled experience for music discovery. With a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists heard on WXPN 88.5FM, the award-winning Philadelphia public radio station, along with a variety of family-friendly activities, the XPoNential Music Festival has been pleasing audiences of all ages for more than a decade on the Camden Waterfront.


Kidchella Music Festival

July 24th | 6-8 om | Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse


Smith is thrilled to present its 2nd annual kids music festival Kidchella in conjunction with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation!  Kids 10 and younger and their caregivers are invited to join us Friday, July 24th, 6-8PM, for a fantastic line-up of music curated by Jeff Bogle of Out With The Kids that kids AND adults will enjoy, including performances by The Alphabet Rockers, Play Date, and Shine and the Moonbeams.


Florida Georgia Line: Anything Goes Tour

July 24th | 7 pm | Susquehanna Bank Center


Calling all Country Music fans, don’t miss Florida Georgia Line: Anything Goes Tour!


Summerfest 2015 – The Philadelphia Craft Beer & Music Festival

July 25th | 2-7 pm | Xfinity Live!


Announcing Summerfest 2015, The Philadelphia Summer Craft Beer & Music Festival at the incredible XFINITY Live! – complete with indoor & covered outdoor beer gardens, 6 spectacular areas with 150+ beers to taste, hot food, multiple musical acts, and MUCH MORE!  Grab some friends and come on out for great day of amazing beer-drinking fun.  FULL DETAILS are below under “What to Expect” – Tons of features! Listen to live bands all day with unlimited sampling of 150+ great beers…


Summer Ale Festival at the Philadelphia Zoo

July 25th | 6:3p pm – 1opm | The Philadelphia zoo


The Zoo’s annual craft beer festival set among big cats, great apes and exotic creatures returns for another year of wild fun! Enjoy admission to the Zoo, unlimited beer samples from the region’s top breweries, a live band, DJ, games and more. A variety of Philadelphia’s best food trucks will also be serving pay-as-you-go selections to pair with your favorite brews.

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