Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, BalletX Summer Series, Parks On Tap And More

It's another amazing Wednesday night in Philly...

Wednesday night is upon us and, as always, there are tons of fun things to do in Philadelphia.

Drinks (and drink deals) are plentiful at Center City Sips and at Parks On Tap at the Schuylkill Banks.

For lovers of dance and the arts, BalletX is back in motion with its Summer Series at the Prince Theater.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Center City Sips

A couple enjoys drinks at Independence Beer GardenPhoto by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Take advantage of $3 beer, $4 wine and $5 cocktail specials at more than 80 bars and restaurants in Center City for Center City Sips. Select locations feature live music from DJs. Sip your drink of choice and enjoy a fun summer evening.

Center City Sips

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-7 p.m.
Where:Various locations including Independence Beer Garden, 100 S. Independence Mall W.
Cost:$5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer, half-priced appetizers

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Free Screening of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade at La Peg at FringeArts

Tonight, grab your fedora and head to FringeArts for an outdoor screening of Steven Spielberg’s classic adventure movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Free Screening of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade at La Peg at FringeArts

When:Wednesday, July 12, 8:30 p.m.
Where:FringeArts, 140 N.Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Free; food and drink available for purchase

www.fringearts.com

Parks on Tap at the Schuylkill Banks

Parks On TapPhoto courtesy Fairmount Park Conservancy

Popular roving beer garden Parks On Tap returns to the Schuylkill Banks tonight. Expect cold drinks, tasty food and prime views of the Schuylkill River.

Parks on Tap at the Schuylkill Banks

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-10 p.m.
Where:Schuylkill Banks, 2501 Walnut Street
Cost:Pay as you go

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P.M. @ Penn Museum: West Philadelphia Orchestra

Penn Museum’s Summer Nights concert series continues tonight with a live performance from New Orleans R&B/funk group Zydeco-A-Go-Go. Dance your evening away in the museum’s beautiful courtyard to funky Creole rhythms.

P.M. @ Penn Museum: West Philadelphia Orchestra

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-8 p.m.
Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Cost:$10, general admission; free for PennCard holders, Penn Medicine and CHOP employees with ID, members and children under 6 years old

www.penn.museum

Summer Open Studio Night at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

PAFA Student ExhibitionPhoto by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Get insight on artists’ creative processes tonight at Summer Open Studio Night. Both summer students and candidates for a Masters in Fine Arts allow the public access to their studios tonight for a fun look at the creation of art.

Summer Open Studio Night at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-8 p.m.
Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street
Cost:Free

www.pafa.org

Twin Lobster Dinner at Oyster House

Feast on twin lobsters and corn on the cob for $30 tonight at the Oyster House. A summer tradition, Oyster House’s Twin Lobster Dinner brings fresh lobster from Maine to Philly for a deliciously good time.

Twin Lobster Dinner at Oyster House

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-10 p.m.
Where:Oyster House, 1516 Sansom Street
Cost:$30

www.oysterhousephilly.com

BalletX Summer Series

This week, BalletX wraps its 2016-2017 season with its highly anticipated Summer Series. The work features two world-premiere performances that combine classic ballet with modern dance.

BalletX Summer Series

When:Wednesday, July 12, 8 p.m.
Where:Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street
Cost:$27 and up

www.balletx.org

South Street Gulps at PHS Pop Up Garden

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s South Street Pop Up Garden hosts a lively happy hour featuring $5 Hendrick’s Gin and Tito’s vodka cocktails and $4 sangria and draft specials. Cheers!

South Street Gulps at PHS Pop Up Garden

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-8 p.m.
Where:PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street
Cost:Pay as you go

www.phsonline.org

Passyunk Passeggiata

Passyunk Passeggiata showcases deals at some of East Passyunk Avenue’s most popular shops and restaurants. Enjoy drink specials at restaurants like Le Virtu and deals at shops like Sermania.

Passyunk Passeggiata

When:Wednesday, July 12, 3-8 p.m.
Where:East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
Cost:Pay as you go

www.visiteastpassyunk.com

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Exterior of the Philadelphia Museum of ArtPhoto by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia

Tonight, pay what you wish for admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the largest art museums in the country. Enjoy a walk through the museum’s various galleries, participate in yoga and more.

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

When:Wednesday, July 12, 5-8:45 p.m.
Where:Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:Pay what you wish

www.philamuseum.org

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