The Weekend Guide

So long, summer.

International House Philadelphia

What: Kick off the season with drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a set from Zola Jesus and Australian composer JG Thirlwell, all to raise funds for the venue’s arts and cultural programming.
Why: Give your living room walls a lift with a piece from the silent auction.
When: Tonight, 7-10 p.m.
Where: 3701 Chestnut St. (215-387-5125). Tickets ($25-$30) at 215-387-5125 or ticketfly.com.

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What: Get with the sites, sounds, and cinema we’re connecting with.
Why: JGL needs your help, The Walking Dead staggers into school, and Keyboard Cat goes kaleidoscopic.
When: Candy Crush won’t load.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

Pizzeria Vetri

What: After years of perfecting his technique at Osteria, Marc Vetri devotes his new resto to both Neapolitan-style pies and creative twists on the Italian staple.
Why: The finale to your carbathon? Fried dough dusted with citrus-fennel sugar.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1939 Callowhill St. (215-600-2629).

Rally for the Rail Park

What: Since you love a party with a cause, don’t miss the celebration that sprawls down the block with a pig roast, fire twirlers, and more.
Why: We’re eagerly awaiting our answer to The High Line.
When: Sat. Dinner, 5-7:30 p.m.; after-party, 7:30-11 p.m.
Where: 1200 Noble St. Tickets ($10-$30) at therailpark.ticketleap.com or at the door ($15-$35).

Ashton Cigar Bar

What: Treat Dad or your Mad Men-obsessed dude to a martini and a stogie (there are 200 varieties) from the walk-in humidor.
Why: No need to wrinkle your nose — the casino-grade purification system keeps the air smelling fresh.
When: Mon.-Fri., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-2 a.m.
Where: 1522 Walnut St., 2nd flr. (267-350-0000).

Photo: Courtesy of International House Philadelphia

1939 Callowhill St
@ N 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
1522 Walnut St
2nd flr
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Rally for the Rail Park
1200 Noble St
@ N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104