6 fun things to do in Philly this week

things to do in Philly
Hear the sounds of Halloween at the Kimmel Center PHOTO: The Philadelphia Orchestra 

Looking for some fun and unique events in Philly this week? We’ve got you covered. Mix your favorite Halloween candies with alcohol, eat some delicious pies and more. Here are sic fun things to do in Philly this week. 

6 fun things to do in Philly this week

PV on Tap

This is the second installment of PV on Tap for Pizzeria Vetri, this time with Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co. Guests can come decked out for Halloween and win prizes for best-dressed plus enjoy Autumnal brews from Neshaminy Creek and fall-themed food specials, like the Zucca pizza, with roasted butternut squash, chestnut pesto, fried sage, mozzarella, and parmigiano and a Pumpkin Pie Rotolo featuring pumpkin, mascarpone, sweet ricotta and walnuts.

Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m., Pizzeria Vetri, 1615 Chancellor St, Philadelphia, pizzeriavetri.com

Routes of Slavery at the Annenberg Center 

Grammy Award-winning early music interpreter Jordi Savall makes his Philadelphia debut with the acclaimed program, The Routes of Slavery. Joined by artists representing Europe, Africa, and the Americas, Jordi Savall explores the music through which enslaved peoples preserved their own humanity, forged a sense of community, and found a way to endure. The performance will be preceded by an INSIGHTS talk on slavery by Dr. Kathleen Brown, David Boies Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. There will also be a free performance of the show for college students only at 12:30 p.m. on November 1. A moving experience if you are looking for things to do in Philly this week. 

Nov.1, 7:30 p.m., Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St., $29- $75, Philadelphia, annenbergcenter.org

Organ and Orchestra Halloween at the Kimmel Center 

Experience the spooky and moving sounds of The Philadelphia Orchestra who will fit the part in Halloween costumes. The giant Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ takes center stage. Highlights include Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette. Stick around after the concert for their signature “organ pump” experience—you can go up and lie down on stage to feel the vibrations from the king of instruments. 

Oct. 30, 7 p.m., Kimmel Center, 300 S Broad St., Philadelphia, $36, tickets.philorch.org

Pie day at the Ritz Carlton 

November 1st is officially Pie Day in Philly. MANNA is hosting this event where pie samples and light refreshments will be served. You can also support MANNA by purchasing some delicious Pie in the Sky pies online. Delicious pie choices include American Airlines Sky Pie, Aberdeen Standard Apple, Berry, Pecan, Pumpkin and Sweet Potato. 

Nov. 1, 12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m., The Ritz-Carlton, 10 Ave Of The Arts, Philadelphia, mannapies.org

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Beer, Booze and Boos at the Philadelphia Brewing Co.

Philadelphia Brewing Co. is partnering with Bluebird Distilling for the event that will be held in the Kensington brewery’s newly opened bar, the Peacock Room. Both teams will be pairing their beloved childhood Halloween candy with their favorite adult beverages. The pairings are pay-as-you-go and include tasty creations like Four Grain Bourbon + Hershey Kisses or Snickers Bar, American Wheat Whiskey + Caramel Creams, Vodka + Thin Mints / Junior Mints, Rye Whiskey + Twizzlers, Kenzinger + M&M’s and much more. A delicious event if you are looking for things to do in Philly this week. 

Oct. 29, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., Philadelphia Brewing Co., 2440 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia,  philadelphiabrewing.com

Once More, With Pheeling: A Buffy Halloween Celebration

Buffy lovers rejoice, The Philly Improv Theater is showcasing Buffy like you’ve never seen it before. Once More, with Feeling is the only episode of the supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer performed as a musical. Once More, with Feeling explores changes in the relationships of the characters. 

Oct. 31, 10 p.m.- 11p.m., Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St., Philadelphia, $5- $18, phillyimprovtheater.com

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