The Weekend Guide


Listen up.


What: Hear Man Man’s Christopher Sean Powell’s newest endeavor, a mash-up of sampled sounds and traditional drumming.
Why: It’s the penultimate show of the season. And it’s free.
When: Sat., 6 p.m.
Where: Free Library of Philadelphia, Walnut Street West Branch, 201 S. 40th St., in the field behind the library. Info at 215-243-0555.

JG Domestic’s Fish Fry
What: Chow down on a Michigan-inspired dinner ($55) of beef pastries, coleslaw, and blueberry pie with lemon meringue ice cream, plus other homey picks.
Why: The Great Lakes State’s Bell’s Brewery provides the beer pairings.
When: Sat., 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cira Centre, 2929 Arch St. Reservations to 215-222-2363.

Career Wardrobe

What: Forage your overstuffed closet for office-friendly clothing and accessories; the nonprofit also welcomes unused beauty products and toiletries.
Why: Donations benefit women in transition as they search for employment.
When: You find yet another dress with the tag still on.
Where: Locations and hours at careerwardrobe.org.

Martinis on the Portico

What: Have one (or three) cocktails amid the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s picturesque columns.
Why: The Sunset, a mix of limoncello, cassis, and lime; just watch your step down that long flight of stairs.
When: Every Fri. (weather permitting), 5-8:45 p.m.
Where: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. (215-763-8100).

Photo: Joshua Camerote / Courtesy of University City District

2929 Arch St
@ Cira Centre
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free Library of Philadelphia
201 S 40th St
@ Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130