The Weekend Playbook: Fried chicken potlucks, pop-up eats, and even more Oktoberfest

Bierfrau drinking steins at Oktoberfest

Freebie of the Week Want to sleep off the Golden Nugget's third annual Beer Festival? We've got you covered. We're giving away two VIP passes to Saturday night's 99-brew craft-tasting party, plus an overnight stay at the AC marina casino. Just click here to tweet your entry and we'll announce the winner via @thrillistphilly by end-of-day today
Thursday, September 26th Slip on some lederhosen and sip free drinks all day at
Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen's Oktoberfest fete. The Fishtown Southerner's only pouring gratis German brews for the Bavarian-stocking'd, but there's party music, pickles, pretzels, and 'brat platters for all
Sing karaoke for a good cause at
Di Bruno Bros tonight. Just try not to do it with your mouth full of the gourmet shop's artisanal bites and Yards brews
Sing karaoke for a no-less-worthy cause at
Yakitori Boy: yourself. $30 scores you a 3hr open bar and a chance to win best-dressed at the Center City sushi parlor's Back to the '80s bash
Local Philly style icon
Drew Lazor's hosting a family recipe Filipino pop-up at American Sardine Bar. Score BBQ skewers, vinegar stew (?), and halo-halo ice cream from 6p
Saturday, September 28th Start your morning with a breakfast stout at
Devil's Den's all-day Oktoberfest. The South Philly pub's pouring eight drafts of ambers and hefeweisens to wash down meat dumplings through tomorrow night
Wish the walking dead were a little more vibrant?
School them at tonight's Zombie Prom when the Trocadero hosts its annual horror rock dance party
Xfinity Live! earns its exclamation point pouring unlimited samples of 150+ brews at Xtoberfest.
The South Philly sports drinkery's also offering endless German eats and giving away a $10,000 man cave
Sunday, September 29th Street-style photog and fried chicken guru Big Rube's taking over
Supper's backyard for a first-come. first-served fried chicken potluck. All-you-can-eat pastrami-seasoned bird, collards, and brews commence at 5p
Tuesday, October 1st Want to get beered with full-sized steins?
Head to BRU's Avery Brewing-sponsored all-you-can-drink, where your ticket includes your signature grub like 'brat-wiches and BRU fries