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11 can't-miss Philly events in November

Published On 11/06/2014 Published On 11/06/2014

The best events in Philly this month are obviously the 76ers' home games... just kidding! Those might be the some of the worst, unless you're, like, not really from Philadelphia and just want to see the Bulls play. No, the best things to do in November are on our list of 11 can't-miss events...

Tuk Tuk Real

Date

Event

Location

Nov 6 Thu

Tuk Tuk Real Knife Fight Fear not: this kind of knife fight is only dangerous for your pant size. The Thai restaurant’s invited chefs from Union Taco and Verdad for a smackdown of epic food proportions, and you can nosh on the six-course results of this battle royale for $40. Plus you can rank your favorites to help name a winner.

Tuk Tuk Real

Tuk Tuk Real Knife Fight Tuk Tuk Real Fear not: this kind of knife fight is only dangerous for your pant size. The Thai restaurant’s invited chefs from Union Taco and Verdad for a smackdown of epic food proportions, and you can nosh on the six-course results of this battle royale for $40. Plus you can rank your favorites to help name a winner.

Mad Mex University City

Date

Event

Location

Nov 6-26

The Gobblerito Get a head start on your Thanksgiving gluttony with the Gobblerito, a burrito made with all things harvest-related -- turkey, mashed black bean potatoes, stuffing, corn, and gravy, plus a side of cranberry sauce. It's available until Thanksgiving.

Mad Mex

The Gobblerito Mad Mex Get a head start on your Thanksgiving gluttony with the Gobblerito, a burrito made with all things harvest-related -- turkey, mashed black bean potatoes, stuffing, corn, and gravy, plus a side of cranberry sauce. It's available until Thanksgiving.

Jet Wine Bar

Date

Event

Location

Nov 6-30

Jet Wine Bar Seasonal Cocktails Toast to autumn with season-inspired creations like a clove-infused Harvest Moon rum-based drink, or the bitter bourbon Neverending Story cocktail. Catch the specials quick before everything becomes eggnog-infused.

Jet Wine Bar

Jet Wine Bar Seasonal Cocktails Jet Wine Bar Toast to autumn with season-inspired creations like a clove-infused Harvest Moon rum-based drink, or the bitter bourbon Neverending Story cocktail. Catch the specials quick before everything becomes eggnog-infused.

Twitter/@TheFranklin

Date

Event

Location

Nov 11 Tue

Science After Hours: Guilty Pleasures Finally, an acceptable reason to go to The Franklin Institute now that you’re an ah-dult. Have some science with your cocktails, which will be made to fit the evening’s guilty pleasure theme, while you wander around the museum after dark.

The Franklin Institute

Science After Hours: Guilty Pleasures The Franklin Institute Finally, an acceptable reason to go to The Franklin Institute now that you’re an ah-dult. Have some science with your cocktails, which will be made to fit the evening’s guilty pleasure theme, while you wander around the museum after dark.

ELECTRICAL SPECTACLE

Date

Event

Location

Nov 13 Thu

Electrical Spectacle at Franklin Square Get a head start on the holiday festivities at Franklin Square, where you can soak in the endless decorations with comfort food and local beers from Ben’s Bites & Brews. The “spectacle” comes from the 50,000-bulb light show every evening.

Franklin Square

Electrical Spectacle at Franklin Square Franklin Square Get a head start on the holiday festivities at Franklin Square, where you can soak in the endless decorations with comfort food and local beers from Ben’s Bites & Brews. The “spectacle” comes from the 50,000-bulb light show every evening.

Manayunk Kildare's Irish Pub

Date

Event

Location

Nov 15 Sat

Kildare’s Craft Beer & Whiskey Fest Everyone’s favorite bad decision bar hosts this festival with 40+ craft beers on tap and more than 10 whiskeys to try. Bonus: tickets include free food.

Kildare's Irish Pub

Kildare’s Craft Beer & Whiskey Fest Kildare's Irish Pub Everyone’s favorite bad decision bar hosts this festival with 40+ craft beers on tap and more than 10 whiskeys to try. Bonus: tickets include free food.

Philadelphia Eagles

Date

Event

Location

Nov 16 Sun

Victory Rivalry Sundays Watch the Eagles fly (way above the Packers, btw) at the first installment of City Tap’s Victory Rivalry Sundays, where Sunday games means discounted beers and a tailgate bar menu.

City Tap House

Victory Rivalry Sundays City Tap House Watch the Eagles fly (way above the Packers, btw) at the first installment of City Tap’s Victory Rivalry Sundays, where Sunday games means discounted beers and a tailgate bar menu.

Philly Food Fight

Date

Event

Location

Nov 20 Thu

2014 Philadelphia Food Fight It’s a battle of neighborhood cuisine at the Philadelphia Food Fight, where tons of delicious local favorites like Belgian Cafe, Isabel, and Tela’s Market compete for your palate and attention.

Girard College- Founder's Hall

2014 Philadelphia Food Fight Girard College- Founder's Hall It’s a battle of neighborhood cuisine at the Philadelphia Food Fight, where tons of delicious local favorites like Belgian Cafe, Isabel, and Tela’s Market compete for your palate and attention.

The Trestle Inn

Date

Event

Location

Nov 26 Wed

JIVE TURKEY Thanksgiving Dance Party The Trestle Inn is a go-to staple on one of the busiest bar hopping nights of the year, so avoid awkward run-ins with long-lost high school friends at your hometown bar and hit this dance party and its special Wild Turkey cocktail.

The Trestle Inn

JIVE TURKEY Thanksgiving Dance Party The Trestle Inn The Trestle Inn is a go-to staple on one of the busiest bar hopping nights of the year, so avoid awkward run-ins with long-lost high school friends at your hometown bar and hit this dance party and its special Wild Turkey cocktail.

Bistro St. Tropez

Date

Event

Location

Nov 27 Thu

Thanksgiving Dinner at Bistro St. Tropez If you’re up for changing your usual Thanksgiving plans, try the dinner at Bistro St. Tropez, which offers mealtime seating throughout the day starting as early as 11am. You choose from as many buffet dishes as you like, instead of eating potatoes from a can.

Bistro St. Tropez

Thanksgiving Dinner at Bistro St. Tropez Bistro St. Tropez If you’re up for changing your usual Thanksgiving plans, try the dinner at Bistro St. Tropez, which offers mealtime seating throughout the day starting as early as 11am. You choose from as many buffet dishes as you like, instead of eating potatoes from a can.

The Lodge at Waterfront Winterfest

Date

Event

Location

Nov 28 Fri

Waterfront Winterfest The Blue Cross skating rink opens for business this month, which means some blustery skating along with drinks and food from The Lodge to stay warm.

Blue Cross Riverrink

Waterfront Winterfest Blue Cross Riverrink The Blue Cross skating rink opens for business this month, which means some blustery skating along with drinks and food from The Lodge to stay warm.

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