Weekend Picks: Federal Donuts Launches Fried Chicken Dinner Service, Zoe Strauss: Ten Years Opens At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, MLK Day And More

Take in the breathtaking wintertime view overlooking the Delaware River and Benjamin Franklin Bridge at the Blue Cross RiverRink this weekend, just one of many winter activities you can partake in. (Photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)

It’s an arts-packed weekend, with the grand opening of Philadelphia photographer Zoe Strauss’ mid-career retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, theater shows aplenty, a few fun concerts at World Cafe Live and more.

Plus, as always, it’s a delicious food-filled weekend, with Federal Donuts launching fried chicken weekend dinner service, a final Pop-up Paladar at Cuba Libre, Friday The Firkinteenth at Grey Lodge and much more.

Check out all our top picks for how to spend this long holiday weekend, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., below:

Friday, January 13

Our Guide To Hot Drinks In Philadelphia To Help You Keep Warm

Friday The Firkinteenth at the Grey Lodge Pub

Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Sandra Bernhard: “I love being me, don’t you?” at the Painted Bride (Fri, Sat)

Live Jazz at Paradiso

Minas Brazilian Jazz at World Cafe Live

Pop-up Paladares at Cuba Libre — Closing Day!

Friday Night Flights at Ristorante Panorama

Saturday, January 14

Philadelphia Home Show (Sat, Sun, Mon) — Opening Day!

Jerry Seinfeld at the Kimmel Center

Academy of Natural Sciences’ Heat Wave Weekend (Sat, Sun, Mon)

The Month of Monkey Bread at Jones

Federal Donuts starts serving fried chicken for dinner on weekends — Opening Day!

Zoe Strauss: Ten Years at the Philadelphia Museum of Art — Opening Day!

“An Afternoon with Martin Luther King Jr.” at the Free Library

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Madam Fromage’s Cheese Ball at RUBA

Second Saturday on East Passyunk

Art Sanctuary hosts “Can You Hear God Crying?”

Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Philadelphia Zoo (Sat, Sun)

The Songs of “Wars & Whores: The Henry IV Musical” from the Fringe Festival at World Cafe Live

32nd Annual Old Timers Hall of Fame Dinner at Kennett Fire Company’s Red Clay Room

Nodding Head Brewery’s Ice Capades

Hair ‘O The Dog

Stenton’s Family Heirlooms Workshop

Sunday, January 15

XFINITY Live! Philadelphia Career Fair

“Cabin Fever Reliever” at the Blue Cross RiverRink

Foodspotting’s 2nd Birthday Party at the Khyber Pass Pub

Body Awareness at the Wilma Theater (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Inquiring Minds: Rosenbach Researchers Report Back at the Rosenbach Museum & Library (Fri, Sat, Sun)

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

Giant Mysterious Dinosaurs at the Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Fleming’s Steakhouse Sunday Prime Rib Deal

Arden Theatre’s Charlotte’s Web (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Monday, January 16 — Happy MLK Day!

Philadelphia Orchestra Free Concert

The National Museum of American Jewish History MLK Day Programming

MLK Day at the National Constitution Center

London Grill Meatball Monday

Ambler Restaurant Week: First Day

Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol The IMAX© Experience at the Franklin Institute (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon)

Our Top Picks For Fireside Dining At Bars And Restaurants In Philadelphia

Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”? at the National Constitution Center (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon) — Closing Day!

Bugs … Outside the Box at the Academy of Natural Sciences (Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon) — Closing Day!

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s Documentaries & Dialogue Series


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