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  • Cheap Philly Date Ideas!

    Looking for something fun to do with that special someone on a budget? Or perhaps a fun night out for yourself? Phillyfunguide has you covered! Here is a list of this week's date ideas that you may not have thought of in and around Philadelphia, for when dinner and a movie just isn't cutting it. Treat yo'self to an affordable night out with your significant other: most of these events are $25 or less!

     

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    $1 Margaritas at Applebee's ALL OCTOBER
    Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar...
    October 2nd, 2017 - October 31st, 2017

    $1 Margaritas @ Applebee's

     

    Happy hour never has to end with all-day, $1 margaritas at participating Applebee's restaurants for the ENTIRE month of October!! You heard (read?) us right, as a part of their month-long Neighborhood Appreciation Month, participating Applebee's restaurants will be offering 10-ounce margaritas for just ONE DOLLAR! You can't beat it, so you might as well join it!!

    Pumpkin Paint Night

     

    What's cuter than a night out painting pumkpins?! Tavern on Broad is hosting a Pumpkin Paint Night this Wednesday evening from 5-9pm. Just $10 grants you a pumpkin, paint materials and exclusive drink specials, along with live music and a prize for best-painted pumpkin.

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    TOURS
    Soul Crawl: Haunted Halloween History Tours
    Laurel Hill Cemetery
    October 20th, 2017 - October 21st, 2017

    Soul Crawl: Haunted Halloween History Tours

     

    Get spooked with the Laurel Hill Cemetery this weekend! Get into the Hallo-spirit with Soul Crawl, Laurel Hill's classic Halloween flashlight tour. Join an experienced tour guide armed with just a flashlight and will as you tour the grounds of the cemetery, learn the stories behind them and end with a bonfire and cocktail specials. 

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Day of the Poet 20th Anniversary
    Painted Bride Art Center
    October 20th, 2017

    Day of the Poet 20th Anniversary

     

    Join The Painted Bride Art Center as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their spoken word festival Day of the Poet (DOTP). Once a monthly headline for nine seasons, DOTP returns to honor the movement pioneered by the event, and the spirits of poets past, present and future. Guests will welcome back DOTP alumni Trapeta Mayson, Rich Medina, Twin Poets, DJ Razor Ramon, Ursula Rucker, and festival founder, curator, and Spoken Word legend Kevin O’Neill, along with an open mic lottery, guests from NYC and more!

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Get You A Girl Who Can Do Both: TEDx & Burlesque
    Burlesqueadelphia
    October 20th, 2017 - October 21st, 2017

    Get You A Girl Who Can Do Both: TEDx & Burlesque

     

    Burlesque and a TED-style lecture sesh, how can you go wrong? This unique new show from famed local burlesque producer and performer HoneyTree EvilEye and Burlesqueadelphia juxtaposes tantalizing striptease with TEDx-style lectures from the same performers. Topics will range from cellular immunotherapy, the history of fairy tales, using yoga to treat depression, the Head Start program, and the importance of dental health. You definitely won't wanna miss this one!

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    MUSIC
    Music Night at Greensgrow West
    Greensgrow Farms
    October 21st, 2017

    Music Night at Greensgrow West

     

    West Philly community farm Greensgrow is hosting a Music Night this Saturday! Bring your own picnic, or enjoy some of the BBQ and beverages provided while you enjoy live music from local artists Think Like Midnight and Qiana Ganges and Brian Jordan.

    Check out these other low-cost and free events in the Philadelphia area!

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    MUSEUMS
    "Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch" Exhibit
    Pennypacker Mills
    March 1st, 2017 - January 31st, 2018
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    MUSEUMS
    Pottsgrove Manor's new exhibit, "Rise and Shine at the Manor"
    Montgomery County Parks, Trails, &...
    March 4th, 2017 - November 5th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Visual Arts Series: A.F.A. Foundations Exhibition
    Delaware County Community College
    October 19th, 2017 - November 17th, 2017
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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    Historic Barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Architecture & Preservation
    Historical Society of Montgomery...
    October 19th, 2017
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    FREE
    Narrative Horizons
    Moore College of Art & Design
    September 16th, 2017 - December 9th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Jon Redmond | New Paintings
    Somerville Manning Gallery
    October 19th, 2017 - November 11th, 2017
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    MUSIC
    Free Daily Recitals on the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ
    Friends of the Wanamaker Organ
    November 3rd, 2015 - June 30th, 2020
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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    PWFS Annual Fall Meeting
    Peter Wentz Farmstead Society
    October 19th, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    2017 AIA Philadelphia Architecture Exhibit
    Center / Architecture + Design
    October 5th, 2017 - November 9th, 2017
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards
    Linvilla Orchards
    September 9th, 2017 - November 5th, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    College Night: Party at the Barnes!
    The Barnes Foundation
    October 19th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Uncompromising Vision: Sidney Goodman with Bo Bartlett, Vincent Desiderio, Gilbert Lewis,...
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    October 4th, 2017 - October 28th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Cerulean Arts Collective: Sandra Benhaim, Maria DiMauro, Leslie Fenton, Ruth Formica & E....
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    October 7th, 2017 - October 28th, 2017
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    VISUAL ARTS
    New American Paintings Exhibition
    Gratz Gallery and Conservation...
    October 4th, 2017 - December 31st, 2017
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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    Fall Free Writes
    Delaware Art Museum
    September 21st, 2017 - October 29th, 2017

     

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