The Weekend Guide

picture this by lynda barry!

Sweet comic relief.

Lynda Barry

What: The prolific cartoonist, playwright, and novelist chats about her latest book, Picture This.
Why: You’ve been a fan since her angsty characters, Marlys and Freddie, graced the pages of Sassy.
When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St. (215-686-5322). Info at 215-567-4341. Admission is free.

Capucci Manicure

What: Laurentius Salon’s newest nail design ($35) — inky black with graphic white stripes — is a nod to Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibited fashion designer, Roberto Cappuci.
Why: Take your ticket stub and get 20 percent off.
When: Thru June 30. Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 815 Christian St. (215-238-0764).

The Farmers’ Cabinet Opens
What: Rustic eats (elk sirloin, whole salt-baked fish) and old-timey drinks like pirate’s coffee and bespoke whiskey sours, plus a tiny, on-site brewery once summer rolls around.
Why: Oil lamps and taxidermied animal busts add finishing touches to the Victorian saloon vibe.
When: Daily, 3 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1113 Walnut St. (215-923-1113).

The Reiki School + Clinic Open House

What: Visit the space, snack on vegan cake, and loosen up tight neck muscles with a chair massage.
Why: The free Reiki sessions will make you an instant believer.
When: Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 727 S. Fourth St., 2nd flr. (215-238-0659).

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Art: Courtesy of Lynda Barry

The Farmers' Cabinet
1113 Walnut St
@ 11th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
727 S 4th St
2nd flr
Philadelphia, PA 19147
1901 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
815 Christian St
Philadelphia, PA 19147