8 Fun things to do in Philly this weekend, Aug 2-4

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Looking for some fun and unique things to do in Philly this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here are eight fun things to do in Philly this weekend.


Bryce Vine Vine is hitting the stage this Sunday and will be singing some of his favorite hits including “Drew Barrymore,” “La La Land, “Sour Patch Kids,” “Nowhere Man,” “Guilty Pleasure,” “The Fall,” Where the Wild Things Are,” and more. Vine will perform for one night only.  Aug. 4, 8 p.m., TLA, 334 South St., $25 venue.tlaphilly.com 


“Light as a Memory” at the Magic Gardens

The latest exhibit at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens comes from famed stained-glass artist Justin Tyner. Tyner uses salvaged and repurposed glass in his unique exhibit, which highlights and manipulates the effects of light. “Light as a Memory” adds a gorgeous flair to the Gardens and is a sight you will truly have to see to believe. Through Sept. 8, times vary, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, 1020 South St., prices vary, phillymagicgardens.org


First Friday

On the first Friday of each month, Old City’s galleries, studios, shops and restaurants open their doors for First Friday, a unique and memorable exhibition of the neighborhood’s vibrant arts scene. All of the galleries, studios, shops, bars and restaurants participating are offering drink specials, delicious food, live music and much more. Aug. 2, 6-10 p.m., various locations, Old City, prices vary, oldcitydistrict.org


Life Rolls On

The Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa is sponsoring this incredible charity event happening in Wildwood this weekend. The event was created by adaptive surfer Jesse Billauer, who was injured in an accident in 1996 that left him a quadriplegic. Billauer did not let that stop him from continuing to surf: In 2015, he became the world champion of adaptive surfing. His event on Sunday will supply adaptive surfboards and beach-transfer wheelchairs for participants, plus breakfast, snacks and lunch. Aug. 4, 7 a.m., Baker Avenue Beach, 4300 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ, liferollson.org

“Spill the Tea” at ITV

Head to ITV this Sunday to attend a garden party designed to benefit WOAR (Women Organized Against Rape). A $10 donation at the door gets guests two complimentary drinks and enticing snacks including pastries from Machine Shop and tea sandwiches from ITV chef Alexander Beninato. Aug. 4, 3-6 p.m., ITV, 1615 E. Passyunk Ave., $10, itvphilly.com

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Shore Shuttle

Need a lift to the beach this weekend? The Four Seasons has got you covered. The pop-up shuttle can drive shore-hungry Philadelphians in Ventnor, Margate and Longport this weekend to the beach for free as well as provide complimentary luxury towels and SPF lip balm. The shuttle will be traveling between Longport, Margate and Ventnor from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with breaks between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. You can locate the shuttle by using #FSShoreShuttle. Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., various locations in Ventnor, Margate and Longport, free, fourseasons.com


PECO Free First Sunday Family Day

Bring the whole family down to the Barnes Foundation this Sunday for a day filled with fun for all ages. Activities include storytime, film screenings, arts and crafts perfect for kiddos, interactive art with the Renegade Company, a chance to meet and chat with mixed-media artist Leroy Johnson and much more. Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, free, barnesfoundation.org


Shawn Wayans

Wayans is coming to the City of Brotherly Love and will be hitting the stage at Punch Line Philly for one night only this weekend with his hilarious stand-up. Wayans is best known for his roles in “White Chicks,” “Scary Movie,” “The Wayans Bros.,” “Dance Flick,” “The Little Man” and many other popular TV shows and movies. Aug. 3, 9:45 p.m., Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St., $30-$40, punchlinephilly.com

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