Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this week? We’ve got you covered. Mix Game of Thrones with beer, have an authentic Nordic dinner and more. Here are 5 fun things to do in Philly this week.
5 fun things to do in Philly this week
Women’s Veterans Center 5th Birthday Celebration
The Women’s Veteran’s Center is celebrating their 5th birthday with plenty of drinks, food and a special event recognizing and honoring 800+ military women and their families, and a host of community supporters. All proceeds from the event will go right back to the WVC and their programs. Media personality Nicole Michalik will emcee the celebratory reception along with keynote speaker Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake.
Jan. 17, 5 pm-8 pm, Veterans Multi-Service Center, 213-217 N 4th St, Philadelphia, $50, vmcenter.org
Rapper A$AP Rocky is coming to the City of Brotherly Love for his Injured Generation Tour with special guest Comethazine. The popular performer is behind hits like “Wild for the Night”, “Goldie”, “F**ckin Problems”, “Praise the Lord” and many more that cemented him as one of the top young rappers to rise up in the past few years. You can purchase tickets on the Liacouras Center’s official site.
Jan. 15, 8 pm-11 pm, Liacouras Center, 1776 N Broad St, Philadelphia, $25+, liacourascenter.com
Game of Thrones Beer Tasting
Winter is here and so is the beer, if you are a fan of tasty brews or the wildly popular HBO show, you are in luck. The Bainbridge St. Barrel House is offering this unique event where guests will get to sample four Game Of Thrones beers and hear all about how they are made. After the tasting there will also be GOT scotch samples available ($7-$13) and flights of all 4 for ($25). The Barrel House will also be playing GOT throughout the event.
Jan. 16, 7:30 pm, Bainbridge St. Barrel House, 625 S 6th St., Philadelphia, $30, barrelhousephilly.com
Vikings: Beyond the Feast
If you have a fascination with Vikings or have always wanted to try Nordic food, this dinner is for you. Inspired by the exhibit at the Franklin Institute, this Nordic-themed meal will have authentic food and drinks all from Swedish chef Henrik Ringbom. Guests will also have the chance to Learn from the Franklin Institute’s Viking experts, view artifacts from centuries past and taste Liquid Alchemy’s locally made mead and cider.
Jan. 17, 6:30 pm- 8 pm, American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadelphia, $58, americanswedish.org
Night at the Rodeo: Travis Scott Night
If you are a fan of Travis Scott, the rapper behind hits like “90210”, “SICKO MODE”, “Antidote”, “The Butterfly Effect” and “YOSEMITE” then The Foundry at the Fillmore has just the event for you. All of Scott’s hits and more will be playing all night long courtesy of DJs Astro 8000, Muddy Taylor, and Taybanger. Tickets for the event can be bought on Live Nation’s website.
Jan. 18, 9 pm-2 am, The Foundry at the Fillmore, 29 E Allen St, Philadelphia, $15, thefillmorephilly.com