From January 20-24, Hatville’s Deli at the Reading Terminal Market is offering a Corned Beef Special. They’re serving thinly shaved corned beef, cole slaw, and homemade Russian dressing on Rye, plus a small drink, for $7.50 plus tax.
Hatville's Deli, Reading Terminal Market, 12th & Arch Streets, 215.925.5065, ReadingTerminalMarket.org
158th Academy of Music Ball
Come out to celebrate the Academy of Music’s 158th birthday on January 24. The Academy was built 1855-1857 and is the nation’s oldest opera house still in use. The Academy of Music ball, a white-tie concert and ball, is the building’s only fundraising event to support ongoing preservation and conservation efforts. Special guest Al Pacino will perform a monologue with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Concert tickets start at $100. If you can’t make it to the festivities, but still want to make a donation to the Academy, you can visit AcademyofMusic.org.
Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street, 215.893.1978, AcademyOfMusic.org
The Clover Market- Winter Edition
For two days, January 24 and 25, the Clover Market will take over the cavernous 23rd Street Armory. Treasure hunters can browse and buy from more than 60 high-end vendors offering art, antiques, vintage and handmade goods from 10am to 5pm. In addition to food trucks, there’s a new lounge on the Armory balcony. They’ll be serving brunch-style cocktails. $5 Admission. Kids 12 and under free.
Clover Market, 23rd Street Armory, 22 South 23rd Street, TheCloverMarket.com
BRÜ Craft & Wurst Presents Sour Bowl I
On January 25, BRÜ Craft & Wurst will feature 32 rare, fancy and unique sours, wild ales and funky ciders. Many of the selections are hard-to-find and make rare, if any, appearance, in the city. All will be specially priced $7-9 (normally these selections would start at $12 and go up). Chef Gaspar will pair the beers with pay-as-you-go specials. The taps open at Noon and are first come, first served until they kick.
BRÜ Craft & Wurst, 1316 Chestnut Street. 215.800.1079, BRUPhilly.com
Be Your Own Bourbon Master
Looking to learn about bourbon? Then learn from expert Brian Bevilacqua, Bank & Bourbon's Bourbon Master, who's starting an ongoing series of classes about bourbon for the novice and the expert. Brian will launch the series with Bourbon Tasting 101 on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Pairing three bourbons with three local cheeses, Brian will focus on educating guests as to why they blend. Guests will learn about the notes in bourbon and how to pair with sweet as well as the savory flavors. Bourbon 101 is offered 5:30-6:30pm and costs $20 per person. Space is limited and reservations are required; call 215.231.7300.
Bank & Bourbon, 1200 Market Street, 215.231.7300, BankAndBourbon.com
Your Inalienable Right to an Admission Discount
Until March 31, admission to the National Constitution Center is on sale! For just $10 for adults (usually $14.50) and $5 for kids (usually $8), visitors can access all of the main exhibitions and special exhibitions on view at this great destination on Independence Mall. Also included with general admission is the brand-new exhibit Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights, a display of one of the 12 surviving original copies of the Bill of Rights alongside a first edition engraving of the Declaration of Independence and the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution. Later this winter, visitors can use this discounted admission to see fascinating photography of President John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their children in the new exhibition opening February 13, Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe.
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, 215.409.6600, ConstitutionCenter.org