5 fun things to do in Philly this week

things to do in Philly

Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly? We’ve got you covered. Enjoy an exclusive tasting happy hour, watch the magic of Carole King come alive and more. Here are 5 fun things to do in Philly this week.

5 fun things to do in Philly this week 

Distiller Happy Hour at Bank & Bourbon

Bank & Bourbon is hosting their first Distiller Happy Hour with Erik Wolfe, Master Distiller from Stolle & Wolfe and John Cooper, co-owner of Dad’s Hat. Guests can indulge in a private tasting featuring select pours like Stolle & Wolfe Rye, Stolle & Wolfe Barrel Proof Rye, Dad’s Hat Vermouth Finished Rye and Dad’s Hat Bottled-in-Bond Rye all for $10 each. A great event if you are looking for fun things to do in Philly this week. 

Jan. 9, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, Bank & Bourbon, 1200 Market St., Philadelphia, bankandbourbon.com

11th Hour Theatre Co.’s Spotlight Series

The 11th Hour Theatre Co.’s Spotlight Series continues with local Philly favorites Elena Camp and Rajeer Alford. The special one-night-only Spotlight Series events give audiences a chance to get to know the talented performers on stage. Tickets to the show also get guests one free beverage and pastries from The Happy Mixer Gluten Free Bakery (who is also sponsoring the show.) Tickets are available on the 11th Hour’s website. 

Jan. 7, 7 pm, Drake Theatre, 302 S. Hicks St., Philadelphia, $19-$24, 11thhourtheatrecompany.org

Two Martini Lunch at the Royal Boucherie

What’s better than one martini? Two martinis; and Royal Boucherie makes some of the best. The most enticing part of this lunch deal is the price of the deliciously crafted martinis- they are only two dollars. Diners have the choice between a Classic Martini (Tanqueray Gin or Tito’s Vodka), a French Martini (Tito’s, Lillet and orange bitters), a Gibson (Plymouth Gin or Tito’s, vermouth and house brined onions) or a Cosmopolitan (Boardroom Cranberry Vodka, trip sec and lime.) 

Mon-Fri, 11 am- 3 pm, Royal Boucherie, 52 S 2nd St., Philadelphia, royalboucherie.com

things to do in Philly

Spanish Wine Dinner

Transport to Spain without getting on a plane with this multi-course dinner featuring plenty of delicious Spanish wines including Tempranillo, Rioja and Garnacha. The 4-5 course dinner is themed around Mediterranean cuisine and pairs perfectly with the gourmet beverage selection. Tickets to the Spanish Wine Dinner include tax and gratuity as well. A unique event if you are looking for fun things to do in Philly this week. 

Jan 8, 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm, Cerdo, 382 East Elm St., Conshohocken, $65, cerdorestaurant.com

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

This moving show is based on the life and career of musical icon Carole King. Listen to hits like “I Feel The Earth Move” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” during the tribute show while Sarah Bockel embodies the legend. With Grammy and Tony award-winning writers, directors and choreographers behind the magic of this show, this is surely going to be an evening you won’t forget. 

Jan.8-20, times vary, Academy of Music, 240 S Broad St, Philadelphia, $20-$149, academyofmusic.org

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