Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this week? We’ve got you covered. Spend an evening with Groucho Marx, indulge in an Alpine-themed dinner and more. Here are 5 fun things to do in Philly this week.
5 fun things to do in Philly this week
Escape to the Alps this week during Le Virtù and Bistrot La Minette’s delicious French-Italian Alpine themed dinner on Feb. 28. Chef Damon Menapace of Le Virtù and Chef Kenneth Bush of Bistrot La Minette are joining forces to serve up the indulgent four-course meal with dishes including Antipasti, Tartiflette, Cavolo Ripieno and more. Each course is paired with a featured wine from the Alps, and a mouthwatering wild blueberry tart with Alpine herb pastry cream and blueberry sauce will cap off the delectable evening.
Feb. 28, reservations available, Le Virtù, 1927 Passyunk Ave., Philadelphia, $85, levirtu.com
Bloom Philly Festival
Gear up for the Flower Show this weekend by celebrating all week long with floral-filled events and activities. Philadelphians can create their own DIY succulent plants and floral crowns while sipping on specialty wines and cocktails at the Market & Shops at the Comcast Center on Feb. 26, and also discover the unique power of roses with representatives from the Flower Show at the Franklin Institute’s Love and Lust event that same day. The best part? Federal Donuts will be offering their specialty Rose Lemonade Flower Power donut at all six of their Philly locations until March 10. A perfect fit if you are looking for fun things to do in Philly this week.
Now- March 1, times vary, venues vary, theflowershow.com
An Evening with Groucho Marx
Head to the Walnut Street Theater this week to spend an evening with Groucho Marx, this special night will feature award-winning actor, director, and renowned Groucho Marx impersonator, Frank Ferrante. The 90-minute spectacle will put audiences right in the middle of all the action with Ferrante highlighting Groucho’s famous one-liners, anecdotes and songs including Hooray for Captain Spalding, and Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.
Feb. 25, 8 pm, Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St., Philadelphia, $25-$75, walnutstreettheatre.org
Black History Month Trivia Challenge
The Franklin Institute and Partnerships for Achieving Careers and Technology and Science (PACTS) are teaming up to host their 1st Annual Black History Trivia Challenge. The trivia challenge is a fundraiser dedicated to celebrating contributions from members of the African Diaspora to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math and to raise funds for youth programming, initiatives and scholarships. Teams will receive the questions when they register, and the winning team will also win a trophy. The exciting five rounds of trivia are part of FI’s community night where admission after 5 pm is free.
Feb. 25, 5 pm-8 pm, Franklin Institute, 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, $25, fi.edu
High Street on Market is adding another tasty installment to their Producer’s Dinner series. This month’s dinner will highlight Keepwell Vinegar of York, PA, White Rose Miso and Filipino inspired fair. The savory four-course extravaganza from Chef Farley and his team will take anyone’s tastebuds on a delicious ride. This tempting culinary treat is just $45 a person and includes a beverage. A delicious event if you are looking for fun things to do in Philly this week.
Feb. 27, reservations available, High Street on Market, 308 Market St., Philadelphia, $45, highstreetonmarket.com