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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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    VISUAL ARTS
    Art in the Open
    The Center for Emerging Visual...
    May 18th, 2018 - May 20th, 2018

     

    Art in the Open
     

    The great thing about springtime is that you can finally start going on dates outside! Art in the Open is a biennial event across Philadelphia that celebrates artists and their relationships to the urban environment. The event makes for a great date because it allows you to explore different parts of the city, from Fairmount to South Street, learn about art and artists, and, it’s totally free! Grab your guy or gal this weekend and experience art in this unique way.

     

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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Let's Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
    The Clay Studio
    March 3rd, 2018 - June 9th, 2018

     

    Let’s Make! Intro to Wheel Throwing
     

    Unleash your inner Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze from Ghost in this introduction workshop at The Clay Studio! Let’s Make! explores the basics of centering clay and throwing things like bowls and cylinders on the wheel. While the class is $40, it is as affordable as it gets when it comes to creating with clay. Plus, you and your partner will create something together and have a great time!

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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival in Franklin Square
    Franklin Square
    May 1st, 2018 - June 30th, 2018

    Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square

     

    This spring, nothing beats sipping on beer and strolling through Franklin Square as it is illuminated by the spectacular Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival. No matter your age or budget, the festival is truly the perfect date night. You can marvel at the installations, play mini-golf and even watch special performances beginning on May 1 all the way until June 30.

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    THEATRE
    Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem
    People's Light
    April 25th, 2018 - May 27th, 2018

     

    Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem
     

    Bring your date to the theater to experience a new twist on an old Shakespeare classic! Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem follows the traumatized parents of the young couple in an inventive new way that becomes an act of truth and reconciliation. You have until May 27 to catch these soliloquies and sonnets at the People’s Light in Malvern, PA.

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    SUMMER
    PHS Pop Up Garden South Street
    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    May 3rd, 2018 - October 31st, 2018

    PHS Pop Up Garden South Street

     

    Grab a drink and enjoy the PHS Pop Up Garden on South Street with your better half. Not only is it a romantic spot full of twinkling lights and plants, it also has great deals on drinks and food. The Pop Up Garden is open every single day, starting on May 3 through the fall, making it the ideal place to meet up after work or on a special Saturday night.

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

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    VISUAL ARTS
    Art in the Open
    The Center for Emerging Visual...
    May 18th, 2018 - May 20th, 2018
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    FREE
    Free Sunday Yoga at OpenBox Athletics
    OpenBox Athletics
    April 15th, 2018 - June 10th, 2018
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Clover Market Spring 2018 Season -Chestnut Hill, Bryn Mawr, Collingswood, and Kennett...
    Clover Market
    April 8th, 2018 - June 10th, 2018
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    VOLUNTEER
    Volunteer Flag Placement: Preparing to Honor America's Heroes
    Laurel Hill Cemetery
    May 20th, 2018
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    MUSEUMS
    In Franklin's Footsteps: 275 Years at the American Philosophical Society
    American Philosophical Society (APS)...
    April 13th, 2018 - December 30th, 2018
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    FREE
    Sunday Platforms at the Ethical Society
    Ethical Society of Philadelphia
    January 21st, 2018 - July 14th, 2019
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    FREE
    Logan's Library Time
    The Logan Hotel
    March 18th, 2018 - June 17th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Chester County Studio Tour - Studio 7
    Chester County Studio Tour (CCST)
    May 19th, 2018 - May 20th, 2018
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    TOURS
    Yards Brewing Company Tours
    Yards Brewery
    March 8th, 2015 - December 29th, 2019
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    TOURS
    Victory Brewing Company Tours
    March 6th, 2015 - December 29th, 2019
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Punk Rock Flea Market
    Delaware River Waterfront...
    May 20th, 2018 - September 30th, 2018
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    SUMMER
    PHS Pop Up Garden South Street
    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    May 3rd, 2018 - October 31st, 2018
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    SUMMER
    PHS Pop Up Garden uCity Square
    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    May 3rd, 2018 - October 31st, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    The Art of Josephine Pennypacker
    Pennypacker Mills
    March 1st, 2018 - October 31st, 2018
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    FREE
    PAFA’s Spring Festival & Family Exhibition
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine...
    May 20th, 2018

     

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