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.
Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival – From 6:30-9 p.m. (5 p.m. for VIP) at Lincoln Financial Field. Guests can sip from more than 250 different types of premium whiskey, scotch, vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and cordials from around the world, while enjoying handcrafted cocktails and 45-plus wines and savoring bites from a number of food vendors. Meet-and-greets with industry reps, games, music and entertainment, and interactive spirit lounges. Tickets start at $125 for general admission, $110 for groups of five or more, and $50 for designated drivers. VIP tickets are $175 apiece, and include early entry with access to a number of additional premium spirits and food from a top chef. Visit http://phillymag.com/whiskeyfest.
Health and Wellness Expo – From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard. Get fitness assessments, find fitness gear and meet the people and companies transforming the way people keep fit at home and at work.
Homestead-is Workshops with Black Girls with Green Thumbs – at noon at the Central Green Terrarium at the Navy Yard. Learn about sustainable living practices and how to live Homestead-ish.
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. RSVP at phillymusicfest.com/insidehustle.
Fall Festival & Alpha Sacred Beings Documentary Screening – From 4-7:30 p.m. at the Central Green at the Navy Yard. Celebrate the Navy Yard Community with a Fall Festival and a screening of the new documentary highlighting the making of the Alpha Sacred Beings public art project at the Navy Yard. Food trucks (pay as you go), live music and activities for kids of all ages.
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.
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.
Homestead-is Workshops with Black Girls with Green Thumbs – at noon at the Central Green Terrarium at the Navy Yard, Learn about sustainable living practices and how to live Homestead-ish.
Sustainability Day – from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard, an annual event promoting sustainable practices. Vendors for e-recycling, shredding, battery disposal, etc. Raffle prizes and door prizes.
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 email@example.com 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.firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-254-1314.
Halloween Movie Night – From 6:30-9 p.m. at League Island Park at the Navy Yard. Featuring the movie The Addams Family with popcorn. Bring a blanket or chair. Costumes are encouraged.
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.
Trick or Cheese: Halloween Candy & Cheese Pairing Class – From 5-6 p.m. at Philly Cheese School, 701 S. 9th St., a LGBTQ+ and woman-owned business, will offer fun and informative classes on how to serve, pair and enjoy all the heady and delicious nuances of cheese. $60 per person. Attendees are encouraged to dress in costume, while partaking in this one-of-a-kind cheese and Halloween candy-pairing class, which will provide guests with tips and tricks on pairing sweet treats and classic candies with cheese.
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.
SPHS Annual Award of Excellence – from noon to 3 p.m. at the Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water Street. The South Philadelphia High School event will honor educators Althea Leslie and Joseph Tedesco, community activist Wei Chen and Executive Board/VP Alumni Association Tarez Williams. Tickets are $35 and due by Oct. 29. Visit sphsalumni.com for more information.
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. 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.