Philadelphia Auto Show – at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 500,000-plus square feet of automotive awesomeness displayed across the convention center floor, showcasing some of today’s leading vehicle manufacturers, fan-favorite experiences and exotics, and new features – something for everyone. Tickets ($10-$16) will be sold electronically this year on phillyautoshow.com.
Spring Fever Train Show and Sale – From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. Visit 140 tables with a variety of vintage toy trains and repair parts for sale, test track, operating toy train layouts, kids activities, and door prizes for adults and children. Admission is $5 per attendee or per family of two adults and all children 12 and under. Food is available on premises, and free parking. For more information, visit www.ADTCA.com or call Bob at 610-872-3309.
Studio X-hibition 2022: abSolution by Brenden Dahl – At 8 p.m., presented by Theatre Exile, A one-night-only virtual reading of abSolution by Philadelphia playwright Brenden Dahl through its new play development program, Studio X-hibition. Pay-what-you-wish for the virtual reading on Zoom. Visit https://theatreexile.org/on-stage-original/studio-xhibition/.
Betsy Ross Beyond the Flag – from 6:30-7:30 p.m. join the Museum of the American Revolution and American Repertory Theater at Harvard University to uncover facts and fictions about famous flag maker Betsy Ross. Author and historian Dr. Marla R. Miller, Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Museum Dr. Aimee E. Newell, and actor Lenne Klingaman, will discuss Ross’s influence on cultural memory about women’s contributions to the American Revolution, contemporary curatorial work and theatrical performance. The event will be virtual only, with tickets available at amrevmuseum.org.
Rock to the Future’s 9th annual Music for All Ball – At World Cafe Live from 6:30-11 p.m., featuring live performances from PA Blues Hall of Famer and original Black Cowboy Georgie Bonds and Rock to the Future students. Emceed by REC Philly’s co-founder and visionary Will Toms. It will also be viewable via live stream. Rock to the Future hopes to raise $50,000 to support its free music programs for Philadelphia youth.