Tonight Picks: Waterfront Sessions At Spruce Street Harbor Park, Old City Eats And More

Step out for a night full of fun in Philly...

Summer fun continues tonight in Philadelphia with 10 great ways to get out and enjoy the city.

Take in a free outdoor movie screening at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing or at The Schmidt’s Commons.

Looking for a great meal? Old City Eats features tasty deals on food and drinks at 30 different Old City restaurants and eateries.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Arts and Culture Thursday at The Oval+

Folks in the beer garden at The OvalPhoto courtesy The Oval

Tonight, The Oval+ celebrates its final Arts and Culture Thursday of its season. The Summertime Thursday Jazz Series has its final session of the 2017 season (at Shakespeare Park, further up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway) and DJ Matthew Law is playing a free party at The Oval+ from 7-10 p.m. Bonus: Dream Pops will be on hand to sell popsicles.

Arts and Culture Thursday at The Oval+

When:Thursday, August 17, 5-10 p.m.
Where:The Oval+, 2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:Pay as you go

www.theovalphl.org

Free Screening of Beauty and the Beast at Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

The free al fresco movie nights at Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing continue tonight with a free screening of Beauty and the Beast. The film is a live-action remake of the Disney classic.

Free Screening of Beauty and the Beast at Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing

When:Thursday, August 17, 8:30-11 p.m.
Where:Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Free

www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

Old City Eats

From 5-8 p.m. tonight, enjoy tasty deals at one of 30 different Old City eateries and restaurants — including Capofitto, Cuba Libre and more — as part of Old City Eats.

Old City Eats

When:Thursday, August 17, 5-8 p.m.
Where:Various locations including Red Owl Tavern, 433 Chestnut Street
Cost:Pay as you go

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La La Land in Concert at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Mann CenterPhoto courtesy the Mann Center for the Performing Arts

One of last year’s biggest films, La La Land, gets a live accompaniment by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia this Thursday night as the talented group performs the film’s score while the movie plays on the big screen. Tickets start at $25 for this sure-to-be popular show.

La La Land in Concert at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts

When:Thursday, August 17, 7:30 p.m.
Where:The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Avenue
Cost:$25-$65

www.manncenter.org

Waterfront Sessions: Jesse Hale Moore with Suburban Living

Spruce Street Harbor ParkPhoto courtesy Delaware River Waterfront Corporation

Spruce Street Harbor Park combines the joy of live music with a fun urban park experience for Waterfront Sessions. Jam out to the sounds of Jesse Hale Moore and Suburban Living and then cool down with games or in a comfortable hammock afterward.

Waterfront Sessions: Jesse Hale Moore with Suburban Living

When:Thursday, August 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Free

www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

Parks on Tap at Penn Treaty Park

Fishtown’s huge Penn Treaty Park welcomes pop-up beer garden fans for this week’s edition of Parks on Tap. The roving beer garden fills the park with cold beer, spiked slushies, barbecue, games and plenty of spaces to hang out around the waterfront park.

Parks on Tap at Penn Treaty Park

When:Thursday, August 17, 5-10 p.m.
Where:Penn Treaty Park, 1301 N. Beach Street
Cost:Pay as you go

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Dîner en Blanc

Get excited: Dîner en Blanc, one of summer’s biggest spectacles, returns on Thursday, August 17 at a to-be-announced iconic location. Last year’s event was on the beautiful steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; expect this year’s location to be equally as beautiful. Note that registration is required and is currently full, but keep an eye out for thousands and thousands of white-clad revelers cavorting through the city this Thursday. To sign up for information on next year’s event, click here.

Dîner en Blanc

When:Thursday, August 17
Where:To be announced
Cost:Lottery Registration, Free; Dîner En Blanc tickets, $49 per person

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Free Screening of Dirty Dancing at The Schmidt’s Commons

Stop by The Schmidt’s Commons in Northern Liberties tonight for a free screening of Dirty Dancing and pay-as-you-go food and drinks from the Commons’ bars and restaurants.

Free Screening of Dirty Dancing at The Schmidt’s Commons

When:Thursday, August 17, 7-9 p.m.
Where:The Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street
Cost:Free

www.theschmidtscommons.com

Parks on Tap Jr.: Culture on Tap at City Hall Courtyard

Philly’s popular roving beer garden series Parks On Tap takes its pop-up talents to City Hall for Parks On Tap Jr.: Culture on Tap tonight. Enjoy a performance from Ever Ensemble from 6-7 p.m. and drink specials from 4-9 p.m.

Parks on Tap Jr.: Culture on Tap at City Hall Courtyard

When:Thursday, August 17, 4-10 p.m.
Where:Philadelphia City Hall, 1401 JFK Boulevard
Cost:Pay as you go

www.parksontap.com

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