Weekend Picks: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Craft Beer Express, Closing Weekend Of The Philadelphia Flower Show And More

The Brewer's Plate event this Sunday at the Penn Museum brings together more than 50 local restaurants and breweries.
(Photo by R. Kennedy for GPTMC)

There are many vantage points from which to enjoy the Philadelphia Flower Snow, now in its final weekend, be it fashion, food and wine or simply the 10+ acres of gorgeous floral displays.

Pollen overload? Head outside and get some fresh air at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a Philadelphia tradition for 241 years. Once you’ve worked up an appetite from all the merrymaking, fill your stomach with more than 50 restaurants, breweries and distilleries’ fare at the Brewer’s Plate, an all-you-can-eat-and-drink event at the Penn Museum.

The rest of our top picks for the weekend, below:


Exile Among Expats: James Joyce in Paris at the Rosenbach Museum & Library

Gilbert Gottfried at Helium Comedy Club

Teen Open Mic at Art Sanctuary

Friday Night Flights at Ristorante Panorama

3rd Annual Mütter Ball

Art After 5: Adam Cruz at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Superior Donuts at the Arden Theatre


Paris Through The Window: Marc Chagall And His Circle at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Spies, Traitors & Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America at the National Constitution Center

“St. Practice Day” Outdoor Street Festival

“Conversations & Coffee” at Chapter House Cafe

Craft Beer Express

Dragapalooza: Broadway Divas

Bizarre Beasts: Past And Present at The Academy Of Natural Sciences

Anatomy/Academy at The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Ballet’s Swan Lake — Closing Day!


Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Brewer’s Plate

Secrets of The Silk Road at the Penn Museum

Leonardo da Vinci’s Workshop at the Franklin Institute

Ars Nova Workshop Presents Jazz Trio Fieldwork

Ali and Elvis: American Icons at the Michener Museum

Theatre Exile’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore at Plays and Players Theater — Closing Day!

2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show — Closing Day!


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