7 Things to Do in Philly this Weekend: The Spring Festival Edition



7 Philadelphia Charity Events in May

renegade company fundraiser

Promo photo for Renegade Company’s Star Wars-themed fundraiser. Details below.

Apparently, there’s something about spring that makes the city feel extra philanthropic. Throughout the month of May Philly will see all kinds of charity events — from those supporting the local arts and disease research to poverty. Because soirees of this kind require a little planning ahead, Ticket has rounded up seven of the season’s not-to-be-missed charity events that’ll fit any giving budget.

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5 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Mummers Mardi Gras, Korean Art at PMA, and More

Weekend Roundup

Friday, May 11

See the new exhibit Collage at the Latvian Society (starting at 9 a.m.) with works by artists from around the country. The event continues through the weekend.

Watch the documentary Brother Outsider about out civil rights hero Bayard Rustin with a performance by A Voice 4 All People (6 p.m.) at the African-American Museum of Philadelphia.

Courtesy of Tony Enos

Come to the cabaret (7:30 p.m.) at the Mt. Airy Garage with performances by Michael Richard Kelly and the Tamer Tewfik Trio.

Tony Enos performs live (9 p.m.) at South Philly Bar & Grill to benefit the Beacon Light Fund.

Camp Tabu is back (9 p.m.) with a night of humor starring Chip Chantry, Latice, Aaron Hertzog, Mike Logan, T.J. Hurley and Natalie with tag-team hosts Alejandro Morales and R. Eric Thomas.

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Weekend Roundup

Friday, April 27

Martha Graham Cracker (photo by Amy Hartranft)

MANNA hosts a “Meals That Matter” tailgate party (5 p.m.) on 23rd and Ranstead with members of the Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles Cheerleaders and Swoop. A full menu will be offered, along with a Chopped-style cook-off with the pros. All proceeds benefit MANNA.

Martha Graham Cracker plays “Art After 5” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (5 p.m.). Click here for our exclusive art chat with the gender-bending vocal powerhouse.

Philadelphia Black Gay Pride‘s family reunion (6 p.m) is at the Crowne Plaza on City Avenue with Power 99 personality Muthaknows. Special guests also include Akil Patterson, an openly gay wrestler, comedian Sam “Sampson” McCormick and the new Mr. and Miss Philadelphia Black Gay Pride with an award for the most LGBT-friendly politician of the year. The Evolution Ball follows (7:30 p.m.).

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Video: Pink Pub Crawl

Nathan Walk helped out Bruce Yelk of NightlifeGay.com with a new video for the spring PINK Pub Crawl on March 24. Turns out there’s a whole lot of gay events going on that night – including the crawl, Shut Up & Dance, the HRC Greater Philadelphia Gala and – last but definitely not least – Liza plays the Borgata in Atlantic City. What’s a gay girl (or guy) to do?

We expect to see the marketing really heat up. Check it out: