Thursday, October 24
Hit the Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival at Lincoln Financial Field, from 630-9p, where hundreds of vendors want to ply you with booze, and there's free access to the SugarHouse Casino. What could possibly go wrong
Catch a screening of the awesomely bad 1954 cult favorite Them! at Drexel’s Academy of Natural Sciences. If the man-eating ants are getting to you, one $15 ticket also gives you the chance to wander around the academy’s exhibits (including the much-loved butterfly room) after hours, from 630-10pm
Before the month is out, nosh on half-price lobster at Route 6, where they've got $11 fried lobster tails, $8 chilled half-lobster, and $12 lobster rolls. Wanna go all in? Don a bib and take down a 1.5lb lobster for $15.50 from now til Halloween.
Get your glow sticks out of the freezer: avatar-lovin’ electro music man Steve Aoki is at the Electric Factory tonight at 830p
Georgia’s indie darlings, Of Montreal, are performing at Union Transfer with tickets going for just $20
Satruday, October 26th
Fall Fest & Spooky Saturday is hitting East Passyunk Ave from 11a-4p this Saturday. It'll have some of the city's sweetest food trucks posted up, craft suds, and costumes will be perfectly acceptable. Get on that
Sunday, October 27th
The World Café Live welcomes the timely Mondo Zombie Boogaloo Tour with punkish, guitar-heavy band Los Straitjackets, and southern surf rockers Southern Culture on the Skids opening for The Fleshtones. Tickets start at $18, and you can grab 'em here
It’s not highly illogical: Philly is home to a dedicated group of Star Trek aficionados known as The Roddenberries, and they're performing a special Halloween show at Underground Arts for just $5... if you're wearing a costume.