The Weekend Guide

hopecuts for city of hope!

Cut to the chase.

City of Hope’s HopeCuts

What: Drop by for a shampoo and style ($25) or a fresh chop ($35); proceeds go to fighting life-threatening illnesses.
Why: Treat your dude to a $25 trim if he’s looking a little shaggy.
When: Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Lakshmi Hair Studio, 21 N. Second St. To schedule an appt., call 215-923-2272.

Straight Up, with a Twist: the Prohibition Era
What: Learn about Pennsylvania’s bootlegging years (from Philadelphia to Bucks County) at a lecture and tasting with Mountain Laurel Distillery founder Herman Mihalich ($15).
Why: Whiskey is provided, so you can booze it up.
When: Tonight, 7-9 p.m. (Also Dec. 1.)
Where: Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown (215-345-0210). Registration (required) to 215-345-0210 ext. 123.

Philadelphia Film & Music Festival

What: Map out your agenda now, seeing as there are more than 100 concerts (Dead Milkmen, Hoots & Hellmouth, Reading Rainbow) and indie movie screenings scattered throughout the city.
Why: The documentary Better than Something: Jay Reatard delves into the life of the late, great musician.
When: Today-Sun. Get the schedule.
Where: Around town. Tickets ($5-$50) online at phillyfmfest.com.

Yoga at Sa Va

What: Brittany Policastro of Beyond Asana leads a free stretching session (don’t forget your mat).
Why: Get 20 percent off regularly priced clothing (reg. $40-$300) while you’re there.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: 1700 Sansom St. (215-587-0004).

Photo: Michael Hitoshi / Getty Images

Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA 18901
1700 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106