Doris Day said, “Vulgarity begins when the imagination succumbs to the explicit.”
A Day with Doris
What: Kick off this year’s QFest with a Doris Day-themed brunch with Patrón tequila and hickory-smoked pork crepe, Southern eggs Benedict, and BBQ chicken and waffles followed by film screenings. Dress to impress: There’s a Doris and Rock Hudson look-alike contest.
Why: Day, you say Day-O.
When: Sun., 11:30 a.m.
Where: Q BBQ & Tequila, 207 Chestnut St. (267-765-9800 ext. 4). Tickets online at qfest.com.
Till You Drop
What: Sugarcube and Third Street Habit team up again at the Shirt Corner (with the welcome addition of Reward) to offer you this semiannual installment of the SugarHabit sale with a special $99 corner of goods by Karen Walker, A.P.C., and Steven Alan.
Why: You have a habit.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 259 Market St. (215-925-5455).
Punk Rock Flea Market
What: R5’s twice-yearly installment offers you a chance to score bikes, old records, tchotchkes, and junk galore for your pack rat pleasure.
Why: You enjoy the hunt.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Starlight Ballroom, 460 N. Ninth St.
Ma Vie en Rose
What: Get it together for a three-day art-a-thon featuring Derek Ihnat, Kime Buzzelli, Kris Chau, and J.L. Schnabel, plus a live performance by April Harkanson and drinks at Amberella’s pink, feathery boudoir. (After-party at Tommy Up’s new PYT in the Piazza.)
Why: Girls will be girls.
When: Thru Aug. 9. Thurs., 7-11 p.m.; Fri., 8-11 p.m.; Sat., 7-9 p.m.
Where: Amberella Gallery, The Piazza at Schmidts, 1050 N. Hancock St., ste. 62.
Blondes in the Jungle
What: A madcap film about a group of ’80s teens searching for the fountain of youth.
Why: Saved by the Bell meets Werner Herzog.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: Oma Vintage, 716 N. Third St. (267-687-5959).