Weekend Picks: East Passyunk Restaurant Week Begins, Where To Watch The Oscars, German Bierfest, Free Admission At The National Constitution Center on Sunday And More

Philadelphia is buzzing with activity this weekend with Oscar parties, East Passyunk Restaurant Week, craft fairs, exhibitions and much more. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)

It’s the last weekend in February, and the month is going out with a bang with a bunch of happenings ranging from exciting exhibitions to Oscar Sunday viewing parties.

In addition to parties and events, the weekend will end on a high note with free admission at the National Constitution Center on Sunday.

And of course, remember to check out the Uwishunu Events Calendar for even more events and activities, and also follow us on Twitter for up-to-the-minute updates.

Check out our top picks for this weekend, below:

Friday, February 22

National Margarita Day at Distrito

Journey to New Worlds at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Drawn To Dinosaurs at the Academy of Natural Sciences (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Lotus Farm to Table and Art in the Age Collaboration Dinner

The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making their World at PAFA (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Kembrel’s One Year Anniversary Party

Lewis Black: The Rant is Due at the Academy of Music

Wangechi Mutu exhibition opening featuring poet Sonia Sanchez at Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

1812 Productions Presents To Fool The Eye (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Philadelphia Fashion Week at the Crane Arts Building

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

Bill T. Jones and the Arnie Zane Dance Company Present Body Against Body (Fri, Sat)

The Lod Mosaic at the Penn Museum (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Black History Month Celebrations

Justice Film Festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Center City Opera Theater Presents Hispanic Opera Cabaret (Fri, Sat, Sun)

My Brother Marvin at the Merriam Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Fifth-Annual Masquerade Ball at the Vesper Boat Club

Saturday, February 23

*** Second Annual Bierfest at The German Society of Pennsylvania

Roundup: Our Top Picks for the Best Old-School Diners in Philadelphia

Spodee Spiked Food Truck Roundup

30th Street Craft Market

AIGA Philadelphia Presents MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps (Fri, Sat)

Our Top Picks for Brunch (Fri, Sat)

Valentine to the Market at Reading Terminal Market

Open Guided Tours at Morris Arboretum (Sat, Sun)

Outpost Shopping Event at Three Potato Four (Sat, Sun)

First Annual Kennett Winterfest

Quizzo Bowl at World Cafe Live

Check out more picks, below.

Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars At Black Colleges at the National Museum of American Jewish History (Fri, Sat, Sun)

The Molly Ringwald Quartet at Longwood Gardens

Paris Wine Bar’s One Year Anniversary

Who’s Awake in the Winter at the Philadelphia Zoo

American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition at the National Constitution Center

Sunday, February 24

*** Roundup: Where to Watch the Oscars

*** Free Admission to the National Constitution Center

*** East Passyunk Restaurant Week

stadler-Kahn Presents Waylande Gregory Exhibit (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Come See About Me at the African American Museum of Philadelphia (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Arden Theatre Presents Endgame (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Roundup: Our Top Picks for the Best Old-School Diners in Philadelphia

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Animated at the Ritz at the Bourse

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Live Action at the Ritz at the Bourse

Xochitl’s Molcajete Meal

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

Philly Shops at The Piazza

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

Pod’s Late-Night Happy Hour

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

Metropolitan Gallery’s Second State, Second Edition (Fri, Sat, Sun) – Closing Day!


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  1. Thanks for informing me about the free entrance to the constitution center.

    My family enjoyed the museum.

    Looking forward to attend more pay as you wish/free museum offers in philly. Thanks! Keep us updated.

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