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March 8, 2013

Weekend Picks: Closing Weekend Of The Flower Show, The Craft Beer Express, Brewer’s Plate At The National Constitution Center And More

Head to the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend for the last three days of the 184th Philadelphia Flower Show. (Photo courtesy Pennsylvania Convention Center)

March is in full swing, Philadelphia, and this weekend is full of an assortment of museum, bar, shopping and foodie events.

This weekend’s forecast — aside from today’s snow showers — is looking sunny and warm, so be sure to get out and take full advantage of the warmer temperatures. Fingers crossed that spring isn’t too far off.

As always, 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, March 8

 
Top Pick: The Barnes Foundation Extended Hours (Fri, Sat)

International Women’s Day at the Mt. Airy Art Garage (Fri, Sat, Sun)

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

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

Liz McIlvaine Exhibit at stadler-Kahn (Fri, Sat)

Chestnut Hill Restaurant Month (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Tugboats: The Art of Dave Boone at the Independence Seaport Museum (Fri, Sat, Sun)

The 11th Annual Northern Liberties Variety Show at Johnny Brenda’s

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

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

International Women’s Day: Fantastic Films by Women at International House Philadelphia

Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Blue Man Group at the Merriam Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun) – Closing Day!

Dropkick Murphys at the Electric Factory (Fri, Sat)
 

Saturday, March 9

 
Top Pick: 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show – Closing Weekend!

Our Guide to the 184th Philadelphia Flower Show

Our Picks for the Best of British Philadelphia

Top Pick: The Craft Beer Express

Top Pick: Great and Mighty Things: Outsider Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Johnny Brenda’s Stout Brunch

Northern Exposure Bar Crawl in Northern Liberties (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Women’s History Month at the National Constitution Center (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Big Bite Philly Presents Philly Chili Bowl

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

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

More picks below.

Etsy Pop Up Shop at west elm Philadelphia

Food Chain at Reading Terminal Market

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

A Raisin in the Sun at the Arden Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun)

St. Practice Day at Fado Irish Pub
 

Sunday, March 10

 
Brewer’s Plate at the National Constitution Center

Pig Out at Amada

Barrels on the Brandywine

Our Top Picks for Brunch

Blue Cross RiverRink (Fri, Sat, Sun) – Closing Day!

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

Devil’s Den Beer Brunch Featuring Bullfrog Brewery

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

A Play, a Pie and a Pint at Society Hill Playhouse

Cupcake Decorating Contest and Display at Peddler’s Village (Sat, Sun)

Arden Theatre Presents Endgame (Fri, Sat, Sun) – Closing Day!

Pod’s Late-Night Happy Hour

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

Family Second Sunday Workshop: Etruscan Escapade at the Penn Museum

Theatre Confetti Presents Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Flower Show Brunch Cruise

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

Orchid Extravaganza at Longwood Gardens (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Kids Rock For Kids Benefit Concert at World Cafe Live

To Have and Have Another – A Hemingway Cocktail Companion Event at Cuba Libre

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