Weekend Recommender: March 29-31

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PIFA events happen throughout the city, but be sure to check out Time Travel Plaza in addition to the exhibit noted below.

Good Fish Friday at City Tap House
Friday, March 29, 5-7 pm
In honor of Good Friday, University City favorite City Tap House will be hosting a special happy hour featuring Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Ales and a fish-themed small bites menu. Guests can sip on an exclusive collection of seasonal, rare, and specialty beers from the Delaware-based brewery, like its 60 Minute IPA, 2013 Firefly Ale, and Immort Ale. Pair the ice-cold pints with one of City Tap House’s tasty snacks—like crab mac and cheese with orzo and parmesan, crispy calamari, and garlic shrimp. RSVP to Jessica at jmcgarvey@publichouseusa.com. 3925 Walnut St., 215-662-0105

Plus, see three Easter brunch specials here>>

Discover the City’s Stunning Ironwork with a Local Blacksmith
Saturday, March 30, 2-3:30 pm
Spend the afternoon exploring Philadelphia’s beautiful ironwork alongside architectural blacksmith Louise Pezzi. A Philly resident and accomplished blacksmith, Pezzi is inspired by famed metalworker Samuel Yellin—whose renowned craftsmanship can be found here in the City of Brotherly Love. Discover the details of how ironwork is made, as well as the history behind Yellin’s local pieces. $38 tickets can be purchased on sidetour.com, at which time a confirmed starting location will be announced. Center City, Philadelphia

The Promise of Peace: Violet Oakley’s United Nations Portraits at Woodmere Art Museum
Sunday, March 31, 10 am
As part of the 2013 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, the Woodmere Art Museum will display “The Promise of Peace: Violet Oakley’s United Nations Portraits.” The exhibition highlights a series of portraits that Oakley, one of Philadelphia’s pioneering artists, created in 1946 to document the opening meetings of the United Nations. Oakley’s work is among the most historically significant at the Chestnut Hill museum, and includes depictions of ambassadors from around the world. The exhibition is free with the price of museum admission; for additional PIFA events occurring throughout the weekend, visit pifa.org. 9201 Germantown Ave., 215-247-0476

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