Free Coat Distribution – From noon to 6 p.m. at the Francis Scott Key School at 2230 S. 8th St., coats available for people of all ages. First come, first served.
Billy Ocean – At 8 p.m., Grammy Award-winning R&B superstar Billy Ocean will headline the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia for a night of classic pop and soul hits. Tickets start at $45 and are available for purchase at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.
Meet me on South Street – Starting at 4 p.m. along South Street from Front to 11th Street, many businesses open at noon and most restaurant deals start around 4 p.m. and continue into the evening. This week’s theme: Adults Only.
CrAfter Hours – From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South St. Attendees can enjoy PMG’s glittering mosaicked space after-hours. Supplies will be provided to make wet felt creations and fun painted rocks. Participants are encouraged to bring food and drinks to enjoy while they craft. Tickets are $25/Adults and $16/PMG Members. Guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets as soon as possible via phillymagicgardens.org.
Final True Crime Night at Devil’s Den – At 7 p.m. at the Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St., hosted by private investigator and police consultant Sarah Cailean, the presentation details an array of politics-driven true crime tales and murders. Tickets are $15/person, and are available for online purchase. It will be the final True Crime night, as the bar is slated to close on Oct. 10.
Joe Conklin’s Comedy Night – at 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem with emcee Mike Baldini, and double headliners Dean Edwards from Netflix special, “Tiffany Haddish Presents” and Jay Black, College Comedian of The Year. Tickets are $20 and include first drink free. Parxcasino.com/entertainment
Xcite Fight Night 9 – At 7 p.m., Joe Hand Boxing Presents Xcite Fight Night 9 at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem Tickets $50-$125 at http://www.joehandpromotions.com/.
CFFC 113 – At 6 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $60-$175 at
Porgy & Bess in Concert – At 6 p.m. at the Chapel of Four Chaplains, 1202 Constitution Ave., at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. In honor of the 27th anniversary of the National Marian Anderson Historical Society, a treasured operetta performed by Marian Anderson Scholar Artists. Tickets are $25. RSVP at 215-779-4219 or visit www.marianandersonhistoricalsociety.weebly.com.
Southern Class of 1960 80th Birthday – South Philadelphia’s Class of 1960 will turn 80 years old with an 80th Birthday Bash from noon to 4 p.m. at the IATSE Ballroom with a full luncheon buffet and DJ Jimmy Lamb. Cash bar. Cost: $65. Contact Giovanna Cavaliere at 215-626-7053 or email@example.com
Old City Fest – From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., a super-sized festival takes over Old City on North 3rd Street (from Market to Race) and Arch Street (from 2nd to 4th). Activities will include the Family Fun Zone, dueling pianos, Cherry Street Garden and a wide array of food, beverages, art, craft and retail shopping, with 100-plus vendors participating.
Meet me on South Street – Starting at 4 p.m. along South Street from Front to 11th Street, many businesses open at noon and most restaurant deals start around 4 p.m. and continue into the evening. This week’s theme: Secondhand on South.
Joe Conklin’s Comedy Night – at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem with emcee Mike Baldini, and double headliners Carmen Lynch from The Tonight Show w/Jimmy Fallon and Richie Byrne from Comedy Central. Tickets are $20. Includes first drink free. parxcasino.com/entertainment.
Jay Leno – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets are $65-$125.
LoMo Fall Flea Market – From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Broad Street between Snyder Avenue and Jackson Street, the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association will host a Fall Flea Market. More than 60 vendors.
South Street Fest – Postponed from Oct. 1. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On South Street between 2nd and 8th streets, Festival goers will enjoy international food and drinks, handmade crafts and eclectic vendors. The festival promises to fill your day with unique eats, live music, local shopping and seasonal fall fun. This family-friendly festival is perfect for all ages and a great way to support local businesses. Brauhaus Schmitz will also be postponing its 14th Annual South Street Oktoberfest to the same day. Philly AIDS Thrift will be hosting its 17th Anniversary Block Party on the same day and time.
Inside Hustle – From noon to 3 p.m. at World Cafe Live, an event for music industry information and networking. The event gathers critical voices from the Philadelphia music ecosystem in the areas of management, booking, radio, streaming, legal, agency, publicity and social media, studio, production, promotion, festivals and accounting. Emerging musicians and non-musicians aspiring to work in the Philadelphia music industry can visit World Cafe Live for a free event organized and produced by Philly Music Fest, a nonprofit organization that produces a series of shows featuring Philadelphia musicians at independent venues from Oct. 10-15. RSVP at phillymusicfest.com/insidehustle.
Meet me on South Street – Starting at 4 p.m. along South Street from Front to 11th Street, many businesses open at noon and most restaurant deals start around 4 p.m. and continue into the evening. This week’s theme: Foodie Week.
PEP Community Flea Market – from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PEP Community Flea Market at corner of Broad and Federal. UPDATE: (THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED)
Ron White – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets are $59-$99. https://tatersalad.com/.
Mario Lanza Ball – At 6 p.m. at the IATSE Ballroom, 2401 S. Swanson St. Special guests Mario Lanza’s daughter Ellisa Lanza Bregman and her husband Robert Bregman. Includes the Mario Lanza Scholarship competition finals, a video presentation, an auction and dinner and dancing to Over the Top Entertainment. Tickets are $125. Contact the Mario Lanza Institute at 215-238-9691 or visit www.mariolanzainstitute.org for more information.
Meet me on South Street – Starting at 4 p.m. along South Street from Front to 11th Street, many businesses open at noon and most restaurant deals start around 4 p.m. and continue into the evening. This week’s theme: Spooky and Witchy.
Final Twilight in the Garden – from 7-10 p.m. Enjoy a lovely autumn evening at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens 1020 South St., during the final Twilight in the Gardens of the year. Guests can take in a live performance by justmadnice and participate in a hands-on activity with representatives from the Museum of the American Revolution. Bring a blanket, drinks and snacks and get comfy in a mosaicked space.
Tickets are available online or via phone (215-733-0390, Ext. 119) starting Oct. 14, and are $25/Adults, $20/Students & Seniors, and $16/PMG Members. Space is limited. Proof of vaccination is required.
3 Doors Down – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets are $49-$89 at https://www.3doorsdown.com/#!/.
Southern Class of 1972 50th Reunion – at the Waterfall Room from 6-11 p.m. Open bar, Frank Sisto DJ, full buffet dinner, dessert table, cocktail hour at 6:15. Cost per person is $85. Contact David J. Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-990-8698.
Southern Class of 1967 55th Reunion – From 3-7 p.m. at Adelphia Restaurant, 1750 Clements Bridge Road in Deptford, New Jersey. Tickets are $70. Dinner, dancing, door prizes and a souvenir. Cash bar. Contact Tish Arrington at Arrington.email@example.com or 267-254-1314.
Turkey Day Tailgate – From 9 a.m. to noon before the Eagles vs. Steelers game at Lincoln Financial Field. Guests can experience the ultimate tailgating experience while supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence. Guests of the event should be prepared for a tailgate full of Thanksgiving-inspired food, seasonal brews and cocktails, music and raffles. Visit PhillyPRGirl.com/TDT for more information.
Halloween Candy for Kids – From 1-5 p.m. at the Whitman Library at 200 Snyder Ave., come dressed in costume and stop by the library for a sweet treat.
PEP BYOB CA$$$H Bingo Night – From 6-8:30 p.m. At the PEP Banquet Room, 1200 S. Broad St. Italian buffet dinner included. Tickets are $40 per person for 10 games of bingo. $45 at the door. Cash prizes. Seating is limited. Call 215-952-4266 to reserve.
Paul Anka Greatest Hits: His Way! – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $55-$95 at https://www.paulanka.com/.
Tim Dillon – Podcast Show – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets are $40 at https://www.timdilloncomedy.com/
Magic of Manilow – A Tribute to the Music of Barry Manilow – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets: $20-$35.
JB Smoove – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $25-$65 at https://www.jbsmoove.com/.
Christina P. – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets are $45 general admission at https://christinaponline.com/.
Joey Diaz – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $40 General Reserved at https://joeydiaz.net/
SPHS Class of 1977’s 45th Reunion – From 7-11 p.m. at Galdo’s Caterers, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. Buffet dinner-premium, open bar, DJ Lorenzo. Tickets are $85 ($77 if purchased by Oct. 5). Contact Carmen Smith at 267-761-7873 or https://sphs77reunion.eventbrite.com.
David Foster & Kat McPhee Holiday Show – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $39-$89 at https://davidfoster.com/.
Jefferson Starship – Get ready to rock! Iconic ‘70s rock band Jefferson Starship will take the stage at the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35 and are available at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.
Matt Fraser – America’s top psychic medium Matt Fraser will play two shows at Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia. Fraser, the star of the hit television series on E! Entertainment will take guests on a spiritual journey with live audience readings on Dec. 10 and 11. Both shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com.
Michael Carbonaro – Lies On Stage – At 8 p.m. at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Tickets $30-$55 at https://www.michaelcarbonaro.com/.
Comedian Brian Regan – At the Miller Theatre, 250 S. Broad St. Considered one of the best stand-ups in the country by critics, fans and fellow comedians, Brian Regan’s 30-city tour stops in Philadelphia. Tickets: brianregan.com.