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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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    Old City First Friday
    Pinot Boutique
    July 6th, 2018 - September 7th, 2018

    Old City First Friday

     

    Celebrate the start of a new month with Old City First Fridays at Pinot Boutique! For only $8 per person, you can get a taste of a variety of wines and then stroll throughout the neighborhood, taking in the local art and charm of Old City. This romantic and affordable date is the perfect way to kick off the weekend with your significant other on the first Friday of each month.

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    Tango in Fishtown? Free Beginner Class, followed by Beginner Practica
    Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
    October 6th, 2017 - March 29th, 2019

    Tango in Fishtown

     

    Want to try something new and daring with that special someone in your life? Then this free beginner tango class at the Philadelphia Argentine Tango School is a must. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn something new, get close with your partner and have fun! These free tango classes are offered the first Friday of each month from 7-8 p.m., followed by a longer class with refreshments from 8-9:30 p.m. for $5.

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    Outdoor Movie Series: Con Air
    FringeArts
    July 18th, 2018

    Outdoor Movie Series: Con Air

     

    Forget the classic dinner and a movie - why not try an outdoor screening instead? Shake things up by bringing your sweetheart to FringeArts this week to catch Con Air for free! All you have to do is bring a blanket. And if you want to make it even more special, grab some food and drinks from La Peg.

     

    Twelfth Night at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

     

    Is there anything more romantic than a Shakespeare play? Check out the Twelfth Night for an evening of “wit, music, romance and revelry,” at DeSales University through Sunday, July 15. It’s the perfect opportunity to experience local theater and a classic Shakespearean tale of lovers and fools.

     

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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
    Community Arts Center's Summer Fellow Exhibition Artists: Jenny Graham-Hougah and Martha...
    Community Arts Center
    June 23rd, 2018 - July 20th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    The Art of Josephine Pennypacker
    Pennypacker Mills
    March 1st, 2018 - October 31st, 2018
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    KIDS
    Music Time with Music Monkey Jungle
    Reading Terminal Market
    March 20th, 2018 - December 25th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Then and Now: Commemorating Asian Arts Initiative’s 25th Anniversary
    Asian Arts Initiative
    May 3rd, 2018 - August 17th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Charles Demuth: Definitively Modern
    Demuth Museum
    June 2nd, 2018 - September 2nd, 2018
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    KIDS
    Gustafer Yellowgold
    The Colonial Theatre
    July 17th, 2018
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Actors District Acting For Film Class
    The Actors District
    May 17th, 2018 - December 27th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter
    The Print Center
    May 18th, 2018 - August 4th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains (92nd ANNUAL)
    The Print Center
    May 18th, 2018 - August 4th, 2018
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy (92nd ANNUAL)
    The Print Center
    May 18th, 2018 - August 4th, 2018
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    FREE
    2018 Juried Alumni Exhibition at The Galleries at Moore
    Moore College of Art & Design
    June 9th, 2018 - August 4th, 2018
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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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    FREE
    Tuesdays with Toomey
    Philly UP
    March 28th, 2017 - September 25th, 2018
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Teens Cook!
    Free Library of Philadelphia -...
    July 17th, 2018 - August 7th, 2018
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Made in Montgomery County Exhibit
    Historical Society of Montgomery...
    June 30th, 2018 - January 31st, 2019

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