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TGIF! If you're looking for something fun, entertaining or educational to do over the holiday weekend, you've come to the right place. We've created another list of some of our favorite events this weekend so you won't miss a thing. Enjoy! 


Philly Home + Garden Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

PHOTO COURTESY PHILLY HOME + GARDEN SHOW


Friday, February 15th - Sunday, February 17th

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks 

$11 ($9 online)


Guests can test the latest smart-home advancements, stroll through a hallway of gardens and find creative ways to light outdoor spaces at this home show bursting with indoor and outdoor inspiration. Don't miss Ty Pennington from TLC's home improvement series "Trading Spaces" on stage Saturday, February 16th at 11:00 AM.


​Click HERE for more details. 


UNTAMED HEARTS AT THE ELMWOOD PARK ZOO

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ELMWOOD PARK ZOO


Saturday, February 16th, 6 – 9 pm in Canopy Gardens Hall

Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown


Guests 21 and over can satisfy their curiosity about the wild world of animal love in Untamed Hearts, a brand new adults-only Valentine’s event. Satisfy your curiosity as you learn all about the exotic and erotic world of sex in the animal kingdom! This evening includes dinner, an animal greet, and an entertaining and informational show written and produced by Elmwood Park Zoo Education Director Laura Houston.


Pricing: $55 per inpidual, $100 per pair, + $20 champagne add-on option*, + $20 deluxe chocolate add-on option*

*Save $10 and bundle the champagne and chocolate for a total of $30


Menu 

Cocktail Hour: 

Wrapped Hot Dogs, Bacon Wrapped Scallops, Fried Ravioli,

Caprese Skewers, and Stuffed Taco Cups


Buffet: 

​Hand Carved Beef Tenderloin, Pistachio Encrusted Salmon, Chicken Piccata,

Fettuccine Alfredo, Seasonal Vegetables, and Red Bliss Potatoes

A cash bar will be available


​Click HERE for more details. 


American Girl Live at the Kimmel Center

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KIMMEL CENTER


Thursday, February 14th - Sunday, February 17th

11am, 2pm and 7pm 

Perelman Theater, Inside the Kimmel Center, 300 S Broad St , Phila.

$49 and up


Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical, coming to a city near you! American Girl Live is a premiere stage production, featuring all-original songs and unforgettable experiences. Come along to sleepover camp with some new friends for an exciting summer away from home. As bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life, iconic American Girl characters lend a hand through story and song. Join your favorite American Girl characters and the campers as they follow their hearts, share their dreams, and learn the power of friendship.


VIP PACKAGES 


AMERICAN GIRL VIP EXPERIENCE 1: Includes Pre-Show Campout and Premium Show Ticket - The American Girl LIve VIP Pre-show Party Package gives fans exclusive access to the Pre-Show Party, where they will have the opportunity to enjoy a special dining experience with a variety of sweet and savory treats. 

Package includes:

- One (1) premium ticket to American Girl Live in one of the best seats in the theater

- One (1) reservation for the exclusive Pre-Show Campout

- One (1) exclusive American Girl Live Trailblazer Party Pack

- All patrons - adults and children - require VIP ticket to attend all VIP package experiences. All children must be accompanied by a paid adult, unaccompanied children will not be permitted into the VIP Pre-Show Party of the following performance of American Girl Live. 


AMERICAN GIRL VIP EXPERIENCE 2: Includes Post-Show Photo Opportunity and Premium Show Ticket - The American Girl LIve VIP Post-Show Photo Opportunity Package gives fans exclusive access to the Post-Show American Girl Live Photo Opportunity Experience.

Package includes:

- One (1) premium ticket in one of the best seats in the theatre

- One (1) reservation for Post-Show Photo Opportunity

- All patrons - adults and children - require VIP ticket to attend all VIP package experiences. All children must be accompanied by a paid adult, unaccompanied children will not be permitted into the Post-Show Photo Opportunity Experience. 


Click HERE for tickets. 


Boyz II Men at The Met Philadelphia

PHOTO COURTESY OF BOYS II MEN


Saturday, February 16th at 8pm

The Met Philadelphia, 858 N. Broad Street

$49.50 and up


Join Philadelphia’s own Boyz II Men as they celebrate the 25th Anniversary of II at The Met Philly on Saturday, Feb. 16! Boyz II Men remains one of the most truly iconic R&B groups in music history. The group redefined popular R&B and continues to create timeless hits that appeal to fans across all generations. Boyz II Men’s past hits include: “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly” and many others.


​Click HERE for more details and tickets


Big Philly Beerfest at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

Friday, February 15th - Saturday, February 16th

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street , Phila.


More than 125 local and national craft brewers are expected at this 5th annual Beer Fest at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Enjoy the snacks from the nearby Reading Terminal Market and live music. 


Come join the fun!


Princess Tea Party! at Gypsy Blu

Sunday, February 17th from 11:00am to 2:00pm

34 E Butler Ave Ambler - (215) 283-6080


Join the Gypsy's for a High Tea Princess Party! Community tables will be set in the traditional English High Tea display served family style.


Scones with lemon curd, clotted cremes, apricot & strawberry jams.


Tea Sandwiches to include:

Smoked salmon, Cucumber, Capers & Cream Cheese Egg Salad Turkey & Cranberry Mayo Fluff & Strawberries Ham & Cheese Turkey & Cheese


Mini Desserts from Pretty Tasty Cupcakes Build-Your-Own Princess Fairy Terrarium!


Children may work one-on-one with a princess to create their very own fairy garden. Girls come dressed in your princess best!

$25 per adult / $20 per child / $25 per terrarium.

Get your tickets by emailing [email protected]


Click HERE for more details. ​


George Washington’s Birthday Party

PHOTO COURTESY OF WASHINGTON CROSSING HISTORIC PARK


Sunday, February 17th - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing

Admission is Free


Bring the whole family to help George Washington celebrate his 287th birthday on Sunday, February 17th, from 10 AM to 2 PM at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Various children’s activities will be offered in the park buildings and Visitor Center. At 2 PM, visitors will sing Happy Birthday to George and enjoy cake, donated by The Caketeria in Newtown, that he will cut with his sword.


Click HERE for more details. 


Flyers vs. Detroit Red Wings

Saturday, February 16th at 1:00 PM (Doors open at 11:30am)

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Cost: $72.00 - $200.00

Click HERE for tickets. 


Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

Friday, February 15th - Sunday, February 17th

Friday 2 pm - 12 am, Saturday 11 am - 12 am, Sunday 11 am - 8 pm

Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Phila.

$22 Day / $45 3-Day Pass


This annual weekend-long event features head turning art, live tattooing, human suspension acts and sideshow performances, all while special guests talk about their experiences and showcase their impressive work. Special guests include artists featured on several seasons of Ink Master, including season 11 winner Tony Medellin, and the stars of Oddities, which follows the operators of high-end antique shop Obscura Antiques and Oddities.


Click HERE for more details. 


Battle for the Ages: Pirate vs. Viking at the Independence Seaport Museum and The Franklin Institute

Saturday, February 16, 10-11 a.m. & 1-2 p.m.

Independence Seaport Museum and Franklin Institute


The Independence Seaport Museum and The Franklin Institute join forces for this epic "battle" for Philadelphia between a pirate and a viking. The kid-friendly event starts on the pirate's turf at the Independence Seaport Museum, then moves to The Franklin Institute later in the day. Themed activities (like sword-making) take place at both museums as the pirate and viking rally museum visitors to choose sides and support their "cause." A bus provides transportation for attendees between the museums. May the best man win!


Click HERE for more details.



Sources: www.visitphilly.com, www.uwishunu.com, www.valleyforge.org, montgomercountyalive.com, eventbrite.com, www.aroundambler.com

 






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