The Weekend Guide

the greenhouse projects!

It’ll grow on you.

The Greenhouse Projects
What: Five artists riff on the Of Elephants & Roses exhibit with works that include a sound installation and podcasts.
Why: Get the scoop on some of Philly’s long-forgotten gardens during the self-led geocaching hunt.
When: Thru Dec. 14. Thurs.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: American Philosophical Society Museum, 104 S. Fifth St. (215-440-3442). Free.

Girls to the Front: the True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
What: Sara Marcus drops by to chat about her book and the feminist phenomena in ’90s music.
Why: Missed this one? Authors of music-themed tomes dish on the Electric Factory, the Mummers, and more at the weekly lecture series.
When: Today, 3:30 p.m. Series thru Nov. 16. Schedule online at blog.library.temple.edu.
Where: Temple University, Samuel L. Paley Library, lecture hall, 1210 Polett Walk. Info at 215-204-2828.

The Mini Trini

What: Chestnut Hill staple Calypso takes its exotic Trinidadian cuisine on the road in a shiny new food truck.
Why: Sweet potato fritters and rotis add a touch of tropical sunshine to the cold days to come.
When: Every Mon. & Thurs., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Love Park, 16th St., at John F. Kennedy Blvd. Follow @theminitrini on Twitter for location updates.

What: Grab a quick bite from the raw bar or make a night of it with courses from the seasonal menu (beef empanadas, chestnut ravioli, grilled wahoo).
Why: Sub your usual gin and tonic for a salted plum martini with vanilla cotton candy garnish.
When: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-midnight.
Where: Wayne Hotel, 139 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne (610-977-0600).

Photo: Brent Wahl / Courtesy of American Philosophical Society

139 E Lancaster Ave
in the Wayne Hotel
Wayne, PA 19087
Samuel L. Paley Library
Polett Walk
@ Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19122
American Philosophical Society Museum
104 S 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
N 16th St
@ John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia, PA