The Philadelphia Tweed Ride
Are you itching to make use of your classic tweed blazer and driver cap? Then grab your bicycle and meet up at 11 a.m. at the Water Works Restaurant and Lounge behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a day of fashion picnicking, bike riding and charity. You’ll ride around the city, stop for a picnic (BYOP), and then ride to the end at Rembrandt’s in Fairmount. The ride is free, but donations for Philabundance will be collected.
640 Water Works Drive
Saturday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m.
Craft Beer Express
The Craft Beer Express is returning for its fall edition Saturday, Nov. 9. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., you can go on a citywide bar crawl via bus through 12 participating bars. Each bar will have its own special event in celebration of craft beer. For example, head to the Institute Bar for stouts and porters as well as screenings of the “Star Wars” trilogy. Tickets are available online and at the participating bars.
Participating bars, Saturday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost: $10 plus beer
One Day in Pompeii
The Franklin Institute’s latest exhibit, One Day in Pompeii, opens Saturday, Nov. 9. Visitors will have a chance to see artifacts straight from Italy and the area around Mount Vesuvius. Over 150 archeological pieces are on display, on loan from the Naples National Archeological Museum in Italy. Come and enjoy an immersive multimedia experience and grab a snapshot of life at the height of the Roman Empire.
The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St.
Nov. 9 through April 27
Cost: $27.50; $18 after 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
The Sixers look for a win against Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday, Nov. 8 at the Wells Fargo Center in an Eastern Conference matchup. This game has some added intensity, as it marks the return of Andrew Bynum, arguably the most notable flop in Philadelphia sports history. Come out and help rain down the “boos” on Bynum as he plays for his new team. Tickets are available online and at the door.
Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.
Friday, Nov. 8
Cost: $15 and up
Terror Behind the Walls — REMIX: Lights Out
Come see Eastern State Penitentiary’s iconic and award-winning haunted house close its haunted Halloween season with one last show. Even if you have seen the show before, this creepy finale is guaranteed to scare with one big twist: The entire show will be in complete darkness. The darkness of all of the interactions between the actors and guests raises the stakes to a horrifying new level. Use the online code VISITPHILLY13 for $3 off tickets.
Eastern State Penitentiary, 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue
Saturday, Nov. 9