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January 25, 2013

Weekend Picks: The Philadelphia Auto Show, Center City Restaurant Week, Academy Of Music’s 156th Anniversary Concert With Hugh Jackman, And More

The Philadelphia Auto Show is one of the many great events, exhibitions, shows and dining specials taking place this weekend. (Photo courtesy the Philadelphia Auto Show)

These cold temperatures aren’t putting an end to happenings in Philadelphia this weekend. Our top picks for events in the city include a bunch of events happening inside (phew) and for the brave, even a few outside.

With Restaurant Week and other amazing dining specials, this is a great weekend for a hearty meal. This weekend also marks the end of the Philadelphia Auto Show, so check it out before its gone.

Here are our top picks for this weekend, below:

Friday, January 25

 
LiveConnections presents IVA + Tripod Trio at World Cafe Live

3rd Annual Stout and Chowder Festival

Assistance at the Wilma Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun)

The Academy at 200: The Nature of Discovery at the Academy of Natural Sciences (Fri, Sat, Sun)

La Viet’s Restaurant Week Menu (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Brian Posehn at Helium Comedy Club (Fri, Sat)

Center City Restaurant Week (Fri, Sat, Sun) – Only certain restaurants are participating on Saturday

Philadelphia Auto Show (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Blue Cross RiverRink at Penn’s Landing (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Winter Adventure Tours at Eastern State Penitentiary (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Saturday, January 26

 
Academy Of Music 156th Anniversary Concert with Hugh Jackman and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Food Truck and Beer Bash at Bottle Bar East

Act II Playhouse’s Why I’m Scared Of Dance By Jen Childs (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Pea Soup and Punsch Supper at the American Swedish Historical Museum

Arden Theatre Presents Endgame (Fri, Sat, Sun)

More picks below!

Red Baraat at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia Theatre Company’s The Mountaintop (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Art in the Age of Prohibition (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Radio 104.5 Winter Jam at the Piazza

Luna Theater’s Lungs (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Our Top Picks for Brunch (Sat, Sun)

Sunday, January 27

 
Clover Market’s Winter Market

Arden Theatre Company presents Cinderella (Fri, Sat, Sun)

The Opera Company of Philadelphia presents Wet Your Whistle: Music from the Jazz Age at the National Constitution Center

Snow Bar at Chaddsford Winery (Sat, Sun)

Nicole Miller Semi-Annual Sale (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars At Black Colleges (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Xochitl’s Molcajete Meal

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition at the National Constitution Center (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Pizza Week at Pizzeria Stella (Fri and Sun)

Pod’s Late-Night Happy Hour

An Ideal Husband at the Walnut Street Theatre (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Turtles: Journey of Survival at Adventure Aquarium (Fri, Sat, Sun)

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