The Weekend Guide

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Take the weekend by storm.

Zero Cost House
What: Pig Iron Theatre Company and playwright Toshiki Okada explore life in post-tsunami Tokyo through a wry lens.
Why: Members of the troupe traveled to Japan to develop the show.
When: Thru Sept. 22.
Where: Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad St. Tickets ($28-$35) at ticketleap.com.

Pop-Up Enchantment Dinner

What: Jack Goldenberg of Philahomegrown and David Siller of Yo Soy Bean prepare a meal using foraged and local ingredients like pawpaws, cornelian cherries, and wild greens.
Why: Should you be so inspired, guests are welcome to perform a piece of music or poetry.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 1310 N. Sixth St. R.S.V.P. to beezsveet@gmail.com. Suggested donation is $30-$50.

The Philadelphia Collection
What: Think of it as Fashion Week on home turf; trunk shows, beauty treatments, and other sartorially focused events take place in every corner of the city.
Why: Skai Blue Show — usually only open to the trade — invites the public to shop racks of clothing and meet the up-and-coming designers behind them.
When: Today-Sept. 20. Skai Blue Show, tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Schedule and locations at thephiladelphiacollection.org. Skai Blue Show, 109 S. 13th St., ste. 119a (215-625-7988).

Rosh Hashanah Tasting Menu

What: Michael Solomonov rings in the new year with a six-plate spread of duck breast, crispy haloumi, and apple fritters topped with vanilla semifreddo ($48).
Why: No dish duty afterward.
When: Sun.-Sept. 20. 5-10 p.m.
Where: Zahav, 237 St. James Pl. Reservations (recommended) at 215-625-8800.

Photo: Courtesy of Pig Iron Theatre Company

Skai Blue Show
109 S 13th St
ste 119a
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Pop-Up Enchantment Dinner
1310 N 6th St
@ W Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Arts Bank
601 S Broad St
@ South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
237 St James Pl
@ Phillip Pl
Philadelphia, PA 19106