Weekend Picks, 4/5-4/8
Thursday, April 5
2nd Annual Brews & Bowties Beer Gala
What: Beer gala & benefit
Where: Ethical Society of Philadelphia, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square
When: 6–9 PM, Thursday, April 5
Price: $60, $55 six-pack group discount, $30 designated driver
The 2nd Annual Brews and Bowties Beer Gala is a two night event urging you to dress as well as your brews taste. Cocktail attire is required (no jeans!) with bow ties strongly encouraged (there will also be a seminar teaching you how to tie one). For three hours come enjoy regional craft brews and sample hors d’oeuvres from a multitude of local breweries and establishments. Admission grants you access to beers, food, live music, a keepsake glass and the satisfaction of knowing that a portion of your ticket is going to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Friday, April 6
First Friday with Triumph Brewing Co.
What: First Friday art show
Where: Drink Philly World Headquarters, 239 Chestnut St., 2nd Floor (Old City)
When: 5–9 PM, Friday, April 6
Price: Free with RSVP
This month, we’ll be featuring beer and food from Triumph Brewing Co. who will be bringing a few of their tasty micro brews, as well as pretzels bites and hummus. There is absolutely no cover charge. (Valid ID is required, only 21+ will be admitted.) Our First Friday events are exclusive to Drink Philly subscribers only. If you are not a subscriber, you may become one by signing up for our newsletter here.
Saturday, April 7
Split Thy Skull 17
What: Barley wine & strong ale festival
Where: Tattooed Mom’s, 6th & South (Queen Village)
When: 1–5 PM, Saturday, April 7
Chris Morris from Philadelphia Brewing Co. has put together a lineup of high ABV barley wines and strong ales.
Sunday, April 8
7th Annual Philly Zombie Crawl
What: Zombie themed pub crawl
Where: Begin/end: Theater of Living Arts, 334 South St. (South Philly)
When: 6 PM–2 AM, Sunday, April 8
Price: $5 for admission to TLA, PAYG
The 7th annual zombie pub crawl takes place this Sunday starting at the TLA at 6 PM. Zombie makeup artists will be on hand (it is recommended you get there early for this) to help your transformation to the undead. At 7:30 PM zombie Jesus will lead the march up South street where you can feel free to stumble into several bars offering specials, including Tatooed Mom’s, Manny Browns, Lickety Split, Copabanana and The Legendary Dobbs (for a listing of available specials, click here). Afterwards everyone is invited back to the TLA for the closing party at 10 PM.
Cavanaugh's Headhouse First Brew and Chew Featuring Yards, June 6
Sea Isle City Craft Beer and Rock Festival, June 8