Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Get Your Creative On: Figure Drawing

Whether you are a beginner or the next best artist, come to an evening of art and drawing. You will be shown several figurative paintings and sculptures around the galleries to gather some inspiration. Then you will get to put your skills to the test with a guided drawing session featuring a live model. Philadelphia Museum of Art; philamuseum.org/calendar

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A Splendid Celebration: Gala Anniversary Dinner

The Anthenaeum will host a lavish dinner including a short program featuring the unveiling of the restored spaces of the Anthanaeum, as well as a menu consisting of dishes served at the Anthenaeum over the past 200 years. Noted landscape architect Laurie Olin will be the evenings honored guest. 219 S. 6th St.; PhilaAthenaeum.org

Friday, April 25, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative’s Benefit Banquet and Silent Auction

This annual banquet is filled with an eight-course Chinese dinner, performances from various artists in the program, a raffle, and silent auction. Joy Tsin Lau, 1026 Race St.; asianartinitiative.org

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Paris in Spring Fashion Show and Dinner

Get a view of upscale designer fashions by Trina Lewis while enjoying a full buffet dinner, drinks, and fun. 17 E. Price St.; eventbrite.com

Patrick Kelly Exhibit Pre-Opening Party

The Philadelphia Museum of Art invites art lovers to a fashionable fête to celebrate the opening of the "Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love" retrospective. The dress-to-impress affair will offer cocktails, food, dancing and, of course, art. 2525 Pennsylvania Ave.; philamuseum.org

Sunday, April 27, 2014

West Philly Homebrew Competition

The West Philly Homebrew Competition will let you experience beers brewed from local community members as well as vote on your favorites for the “People’s Choice Award.” 701 S. 50th St.; phillyhbc.org

Monday, April 28, 2014

Shell Fish Tales

The Culinary Arts Institute invites you to its 3-hour hands-on workshop where you will learn how to purchase, break down, and cook a variety of shellfish. This class will also teach you about lobster, shrimp, clams, and mussels. 1400 Forty Foot Rd., Lansdale; phillyfunguide.com

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change'

Find love and laughter at the Walnut Street Theatre in this fun show that explores all things about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives, and in-laws. 825 Walnut St.; walnutstreettheatre.org/season/perfect.php

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

2014 Annual Golden Door Awards

It is once again time for the annual Golden Door Awards hosted at Loews Hotel. This event will honor the efforts towards pursuing justice and will feature keynote speaker Steven Roberts. 1200 Market St.; hiaspa.org/goldendoor2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Philadelphia Orchestra: Bruckner’s ‘Final Symphony’

Witness a performance similar to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Bruckner’s blistering and powerful show. This night will open with one of the most famous adagios ever written. 300 S. Broad St.; kimmelcenter.org

Friday, May 2, 2014

Cook and Corks: Food and Wine Pairing

The Wine School of Philadelphia invites you to join one of their specialty food and wine classes. There will be a chef and a sommelier to create a four-course food and wine tasting just for you. 127 S. 22nd St.; vinology.com

Saturday, May 3, 2014

The World’s Largest Bar Crawl

Philly’s annual bar crawl is back and better than ever with over 15,000 people 100 locations. thecrawl.com

Blingo to CureDuchenne

CureDuchenne, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, will host its first Blingo to CureDuchenne. Presented by Bernie Robbins and Thrive Gaming LLC, guests will enjoy an elegant evening of bingo and bling with celebrity guests and prizes. The Hyatt Regency, 201 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.; cureduchenne.org/blingo

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Fierce and Fabulous Fashion Show and Beauty Event

Come out to Temptations Restaurant and celebrate the beauty of being a woman There will be fashion, makeup, and hair showcases presented by top names in Philly. You will also walk away with a glam bag full of products. 218 W. Chelten Ave.; eventbrite.com

Monday, May 5, 2014

3rd Annual Golf for Breast Cancer

The Philadelphia Country Club will host this year’s Golf for Breast Cancer. Enjoy a day of golf on a US Open Championship course, followed by a reception. 1601 Spring Mill Rd., Gladwyne; support.breastcancer.org

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet: Director’s Choice

Experience the Pennsylvania Ballet’s legacy first-hand with a program inspired by its intrepid leaders, showcasing Grieg: Piano Concerto as well as Franklin Court. 240 S. Broad St., kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4717

Saturday, May 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Wine and Food Festival

Apart from the unique atmosphere, the 2014 Philadelphia Wine + Food Festival will highlight an all-new line up of upscale tastings in a festival environment. With over 600 samplings, guests will have the opportunity to taste exclusive wines from around the world, and pair these selections with modern cuisine from Philadelphia’s best restaurants. Local vendors will also be on-site, providing sampling of their latest products, from charcuterie to gourmet desserts. 6825 Norwitch Dr.; ilikebenfm.com

Monday, May 12, 2014

Lady Gaga artRave: The Artpop Ball Tour at The Wells Fargo Center

One of the top global touring acts of our time, having sold nearly 4 million tickets during her first 3 tours, Lady Gaga will bring her latest tour, “Lady Gaga's artRave: The Artpop Ball” tour to Wells Fargo Center. 3601 South Broad St.; wellsfargocenterphilly.com

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Taste of the World: Bollywood Bash 2014

Come out for a night of amazing food prepared by the area’s most famous and talented chefs. Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies along with his friends will attend this event to make it an evening filled with fine dining and entertainment. All proceeds will benefit the Jimmy Rollins Family Foundation. 140 S. Broad St.; jimmy-rollins-family-foundation.ticketleap.com

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Mother of All Baby Showers Philly

This is an adults-only night out for new and expecting parents that you don’t want to miss. Experience top of the line baby products and services, valuable educational sessions, and enjoy tasty treats and spa treatments. N 19th St.; phillymotherofallbabyshowers.com/

Saturday, May 17, 2014

CANstruction Philadelphia 2014: a’CAN’emy Awards Gala

Join AIA Philadelphia’s Associate Committee along with the Philadelphia Center for Architecture as they celebrate the 8th annual CANstruction design and food drive competition winners. There will be an awards ceremony followed by a reception. 1625 Chestnut St.; shopsatliberty.com/events

2014 Dream Maker’s Ball

Enjoy a night of dancing, eating, and fun to benefit Melmark’s mission of supporting children and adults with autism and other intellectual disabilities. The black-tie event will include performances by Del’s Groove and Ali Rogers. The Hyatt at the Bellevue, 200 S. Broad St.; melmark.org

Sunday, May 18, 2014

‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Theatre

Don’t miss out on the last chance to experience young love and heartache in Shakespeare’s classic tale of two star-crossed lovers. Directed by David O’Connor. 2111 Sansom St.; phillyshakespeare.org

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Kimmel Center Presents: An Evening with John Legend

Witness the nine-time Grammy Award winning artist as he performs a live show for his “All of Me” tour. 300 S. Broad St.; kimmelcenter.org

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

2014 Louis I. Kahn Memorial Lecture featuring Steven Holl

Join the Philadelphia Center for Architecture at this charitable event that raises funds to help support the Charter High School for Architecture and Design at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 3260 South St.; philadelphiacfa.ticketleap.com

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Devon Horse Show

Make sure to attend the first day of the annual Devon Horse Show, the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in the country. Internationally recognized, the event will showcase drawing competitors from all around the world. 23 Dorset Rd., Devon; devonhorseshow.net

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Women Supporting Women May Networking Event

This monthly networking event offers women throughout the Philadelphia area a chance to network, connect, and collaborate with other women. 6833 Germantown Ave.; zvents.com

Friday, May 30, 2014

Popular Asian Stir Fry and Noodle Class

Chef Joseph Poon invites you into his kitchen for a hands-on class on how to cook stir-fry the quickest and healthiest way. You will also learn the art of Chinese noodle making and what to look for when picking out the perfect ingredients for your dishes. 1010 Cherry St.; josephpoon.ticketleap.com

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Joseph F. O’Brien Memorial Gold Classic

Spend your Saturday at the golf range supporting the mission to raise awareness for people who are inflicted with cancerous diseases. Enjoy a day filled with golf, food, drinks, awards, and raffles. 900 Clubhouse Dr., Harleysville; leaderachgofclub.com

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