Do you like the idea of camping—cozy fire pits, ghost stories, S’mores—but don’t really love pitching tents or dousing yourself in bug spray? We have a solution: Outdoorsy Weekend at The Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway takes place October 3rd to October 5th, offering plenty of camping-inspired activities for all ages.
The Office‘s Craig Robinson aka warehouse foreman Darryl Philbin is performing a special one-night-only engagement at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
The actor/standup comedian/musician, who’s starred in Hot Tub Time Machine, Pineapple Express, and Knocked Up, will put on a show that blends his joke-telling with music—à la his side-gig band The Nasty Delicious. Check out a video of him on the piano below.
Craig Robinson is performing two shows at Helium Comedy Club on Sunday, August 24th, at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. For more information and tickets, go here.
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There’s a new monthly dance party and its name is . Led by Philly favorite , this happy hour shindig is breaking the mold and bringing dance to daytime, along with burlesque, vendors, and local artists and performers. But wait, that’s not all. In addition to being a dance party, Icon’s Werkshop also doubles as a fundraiser, specifically for the .
Ebony-Fierce had this to say about Werkshop: “I wanted to do a midday event for people who work at night, [people who are] tired of late night drag/burlesque shows, or even people who want to day-drink on a summer day to pre-game for Saturday night.”