Community Calendar: October 12th, 2021

A concert to benefit the Eli Talley Foundation will be at Love City Brewing on Oct. 17.

October 16

Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival – Two sessions (from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.) at Lincoln Financial Field’s main concourse in South Philly, featuring more than 250 premium spirits from around the world, as well as bites from a number of local restaurants.

Tickets start at $115 for Philadelphia magazine’s all-access subscribers, as well as for groups of five or more, and $130 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased by visiting A portion of ticket sales will benefit Support + Feed. For more information, and to see a list of participating spirits brands, visit

KYL/D 47th Inhale Performance Series – at 7:30 p.m., at the KYL/D CHI Movement Arts Center at 1316 S. 9th St., an Evening of Curated Live Dance Performances Featured Artists: Anne-Marie Mulgrew and Dancers Company, Catherine Messina and Meg Gourley, Brian Cordova, Garet Wierdsma, Stephen Hill, Righteous Jolly, Koresh Youth Ensemble, Kathak Dance Collective and Rodd Denson.

Fall Into Reading Harvest Festival – at 10.m., South Philly Reading Captains and Point Breeze Reads will host a harvest festival on S. 18th Street between Wharton and Ellsworth Streets. Moonbounce, youth poetry slam, senior pavilion, free 360 video booth, raffles, health screenings and more.

October 17

School of Rock Philadelphia – From noon to 6 p.m., experience an afternoon of live music, drinks and food at Love City Brewing at 1023 Hamilton St. to benefit the Eli Talley Foundation. Six bands will perform throughout the afternoon including the acclaimed Philly alt-rock band, Alright Junior, whose vocalist and guitar player had a close and personal relationship with Eli and his parents. Lineup also includes Albright, Gossamer, Backyard Tennis Club, SOR Philly House Band and American Beauty. Tickets can be purchased at and are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. All ticket sales go directly to the Eli Talley Foundation.

Devil’s Den fundraiser – From noon to 3 p.m. As a show of support for Upper Reach Meadery, Devil’s Den at 1148 S. 11th St. will host a flood relief fundraiser. The Pennsylvania winery was greatly affected by Hurricane Ida, and some of the many damages include the loss of barrel aged bottles, shipping supplies, packaging, and more. Erin Wallace and the Devil’s Den team will sell cans, drafts, and glass pours of Upper Reach Meadery’s product for $8, and 100% of proceeds will benefit the local business.

October 21

Audi Festival – From 7-10 p.m. at The Budd, 3431 Fox St. More than 40 restaurants and bars will join forces with FringeArts for elaborate, one-of-a-kind performances and culinary fare. Restaurants and bars will boast an extensive selection of signature fare, brews, craft cocktails and more for attendees to snack and sip on during the event. Some of the noted Philadelphia locales participating include Mission Taqueria, Oyster House, a. kitchen, Cheu  Fishtown/Nunu,  Hardena, Mike’s BBQ, La Chinesca, Urban Farmer Steakhouse, The Twisted Tail, Square 1682, Bing Bing Dim Sum and Irwin’s.

October 23

PAWS Mutt Strut – At 11 a.m. the 15th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut will walk the scenic route at the Navy Yard to raise lifesaving funds for Philadelphia’s homeless pets. Enjoy live music, food trucks, costume and talent contests, agility course, paw print painting, a raffle with prizes, family-friendly activities and more. Learn more and register at

October 25

Centennial Anniversary of the Return of the Unknown Soldier – The Independence Seaport Museum will honor and commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of the Return of the Unknown Soldier on Cruiser Olympia with a special ceremony, commemorating her voyage across the Atlantic 100 years ago. The Society of the Honor Guard has partnered with the museum to participate in this landmark ceremony. Visit for more details.

October 26

Book release at Museum of the American Revolution – At 6:30 p.m., Pulitzer Prize-winner and New York Times bestselling author and historian Dr. Gordon S. Wood will launch his newest book, Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution, with a discussion at the museum at 101 S. 3rd St. The ticketed event in the museum’s Liberty Hall and via livestream online, as part of the signature Read the Revolution Speaker Series.