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The Weekend Guide

Merry good.

GIGGLE
No Reservations
What: The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series author Josh Piven’s send-up of the Nativity story speaks to our celeb-obsessed culture.
Why: TMZ and iPhones take the place of frankincense and myrrh.
When: Thru Dec. 15. Wed., 6:30 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Skybox at Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St., 3rd flr. Tickets ($25) at brownpapertickets.com.

SCROLL
The Download
What:
We found fourteen ways to make the day fly.
Why: NYT Magazine’s short films, a digital Bullett, and kittens posing with hot men.
When: When the bore o’clock hour hits.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

SHOP
Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar

What: Hem and haw over Volta Organics, Ecobota’s pressed flowers, and other earthy delights.
Why: Score evergreen swags, Christmas cacti, and mini trees for decking your halls.
When: Thru Dec. 15. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St. (215-427-2702).

JINGLE
Waterfront Winterfest

What: The Blue Cross RiverRink gets all the more festive this year with a pop-up shop curated by the Art Star Gallery & Boutique gals, comfort food at The Lodge, and a nightly light show.
Why: Fire pits and a heating tent made from recycled shipping containers keep you toasty (ditto for the spiked chai).
When: Thru Jan. 5. Daily, 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Penn’s Landing, 101 S. Columbus Blvd. For more info, call 215-925-7456.

SHIMMY
Alma de Cuba’s Pop Star Brunch
What: Stephen Starr shakes up pancakes and French toast with a DJ-backed party that starts way before the sun goes down (dancing on tables encouraged).
Why: You have the rest of the day to sleep off your hangover.
When: Every Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1623 Walnut St. Reservations (recommended) to 215-988-1799.

EXHALE
Bags & Bubbles

What: Fuel shopping missions with a glass of French sparkling wine and half a dozen oysters ($15).
Why: Because nothing takes the fun out of the holidays like a parking ticket, you get a $10 voucher for the lot across the street.
When: Thru Dec. 28. Sat., 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Oyster House, 1516 Sansom St. (215-567-7683).

Photo: Courtesy of Plate 3 Photography

LOCATIONS
Skybox at Adrienne Theater
2030 Sansom St
3rd flr
Philadelphia, PA 19103
2501 E Cumberland St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
215-427-2702
1623 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-988-1799
1516 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-567-7683
Penn’s Landing
101 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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