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