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    Published: May 8, 2020

    Updated: April 12, 2021

    By: Frances Ellison

    • Photo Credit: Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

    Though COVID-19 restrictions* are still in place to some degree throughout most of the region, there's still plenty of room to be creative with your next date night. Being under quarantine is rough, but an exciting new activity with someone special can help to ease the pressure.

     

    Here is a list of some fun virtual events that you can enjoy from home with a partner, friends or even by yourself!

     

    Did we forget anything? Make sure to submit your events to Phillyfunguide through our submission page!

     

    How are you keeping the romance alive while staying-at-home? Let us know on TwitterFacebook and Instagram @Phillyfunguide!

     

    *Please be sure to view and participate in these activities safely. For up-to-date information on the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 restrictions, visit their official website.

    Have a date at the theater: 

    A Surprise Birthday Party for William Shakespeare

     

    Settle in for a night of Shakespeare - just don't tell him! On April 23, 2021, The Phoenix Theatre is throwing a virtual birthday party for the great William Shakespeare, a one-night only special event featuring performances from Phoenix Theatre company memebers, apprentices and show alumni coming together to highlight some of The Bard's best work. Perfect for theater lovers, Shakespeare fans and date nights all at once!

    Go to an art gallery:

    Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

     

    From now until April 28, The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) is offering their Open Studio Tours every Wednesday at 6pm. During these virtual studio tours, viewers will get to interact with over 200 CFEVA artists and community as you tour their spaces, with each session featuring new works from across various visual mediums. These tours are free of cost, which means you'll have more to spend on wine!

    See a film festival:

    Lindy CineMondays

     

    From now through May 10, you can head to an international film festival from the comfort of your living room with Lindy CineMondays from the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Festival. Now in it's eighth year, CineMondays brings the best of Jewish cinema from around the world to Philly. This year's festival includes films from Germany, Russia, France, Canada and more! Your ticket grants you access to stream curated films from the interational festival circut and watch bonus content from the filmmakers!

    Head to the Renaissance Faire:

    The #Knightlife Renaissance Faire

     

    Yes you read that right: a virtual Renaissance Faire! Returning to the digital space for the second year in a row, The #Knightlife Renaissance Faire is a day of theater, magic, and springtime merriment! Presented as part of Philly Theatre Week, guests of the Faire can purchase wares from the online raffle, watch performances that range from drag to burlesque and so much more! 

    Go to the ballet:

    Strength. Resilience. Beauty.

     

    From now through June 7, ballet lovers can stream the spring season from the Pennsylvania Ballet! Viewers will be treated to new productions of beloved classic performances, world premieres, solo showcases and more!

    Check below for even more virtual events courtesy of Arts + Culture To Go:

    QUICK VIEW
    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Online Class: Albrecht Dürer and the Northern Renaissance
    The Barnes Foundation
    July 12th, 2021 - August 2nd, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Virtual Beginner Harmonica with Seth Holzman
    Philadelphia Folksong Society
    June 7th, 2021 - August 2nd, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    FILM
    LABYRINTH OF PEACE: Summer Mini-Series
    Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film...
    July 12th, 2021 - August 2nd, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    The Music of Hidden Lives
    Working Writers Group
    August 2nd, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Virtual Blues Harmonica with Seth Holzman!
    Philadelphia Folksong Society
    June 7th, 2021 - August 2nd, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    MUSIC
    We Need to Talk
    Opera Philadelphia
    April 16th, 2021 - November 30th, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    MUSIC
    The Island We Made
    Opera Philadelphia
    March 19th, 2021 - November 30th, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    VISUAL ARTS
    The Galleries at Moore: Artists in Residence - Interviews with Young Artists & Designers
    Moore College of Art & Design
    July 10th, 2020 - December 31st, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    FREE
    The Floor Wipers
    The Wilma Theater
    June 10th, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    THEATRE
    Expired
    The Wilma Theater
    February 19th, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    FREE
    Code Black Planet - Wilma Hothouse Short
    The Wilma Theater
    February 5th, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    THEATRE
    Hold Fast
    The Wilma Theater
    June 24th, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    THEATRE
    The Rot
    The Wilma Theater
    June 17th, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    MUSIC
    AC @ Home: Listen Up Series
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    May 13th, 2020 - November 13th, 2021
    QUICK VIEW
    FREE
    Annenberg Center @ Home Blog
    Annenberg Center for the Performing...
    May 13th, 2020 - November 13th, 2021

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