Now is the winter of your discotheque.
Cupcake Bandit Film Festival
What: Check out the work of local filmmakers (Pinheads), hear live music, and eat hot dogs and veggie dogs at the outlaws’ second annual festival.
Why: Philly’s best will steal the show.
When: Sat., 5 p.m.
Where: Jefferson Square Park, Washington Ave. & S. Third St.
Second Street Festival
What: Popped Music Festival joins with Northern Liberties Business Owners Association to present more vendors, music, and beer than you can shake a leg at.
Why: Get out and get going.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 600-1100 N. Second St.
What: The Brooklyn quintet brings its synthesized guitary tunes to Philly.
Why: Shake it up, baby.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.
Where: Kung Fu Necktie, 1248 N. Front St. (215-291-4919). Tickets online at ticketweb.com.
What: It’s a CupCake in Old City has delightful mini treats in flavors like cinnamon french toast and red velvet inside the Artist Room.
Why: More than enough reason to go off your diet.
When: Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-3 p.m.
Where: 16 N. Third St. (215-392-4676).
The DailyCandy 100-Day Giveaway, Presented by Comcast.net
What: Easy tic-tac-toe game promises fantastic prizes from the likes of Gemma Redux, Rubie Green, and Rebecca Minkoff.
Why: A great way to kill five minutes if you like free stuff.
When: Every day until Sept. 22.
Where: Online at comcast.net.