There are quite a few free events to attend tonight in Philadelphia, including happy hours, Valentine's Day shopping events, DJ music, new menu launches and even a woodworking demonstration. Here's what to do tonight in Philadelphia without breaking the bank:
Happy Hour & Woodworking Demonstration
4901 Umbria St.
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Manayunk-based Philadelphia Woodworks is hosting a free happy hour and woodworking demonstration for the public tonight. Sip a brew while learning about furniture joinery from the pros, and take a look around the shop. A unique woodworking shop with both classes and memberships, this might be the perfect place to get Mr. Fix-It a Valentine's Day gift.
They Battle, You Dance hosted by Red Bull
1221 Saint James St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Judged by DJs Jazzy Jeff, A-Trak and Z-Trip, this is the regional competition for Red Bull Thre3Style, a battle to find the up-and-coming DJ that can rock the crowd the hardest. Each DJ has 15 minutes to play three different music genres while keeping the dance floor below electrified. Philly is represented by DJ PHSH, and also competing from Pittsburgh, Boston, D.C. and NYC respectively, are Petey C, DJ LayZboy, DJ Trayze and Zeke. Tickets are free, but highly recommended, so sign up here.
New Menu Launch at Doc Magrogran's West Chester
Doc Magrogan's Oyster House
117 East Gay St.
West Chester, PA 19380
6 p.m to 9 p.m.
Doc Macgrogan's has taken a pledge to uphold the "Fresh.Starts.Here" seafood initiative, and to prove it they are launching a new menu at their West Chester location. Sample the new menu along with wine and cocktails tonight. While it is technically complimentary, there is a suggested $20 donation at the door with all proceeds to benefit the Chester County SPCA. For more information about the event or to RSVP, please visit the Facebook page.
Brews, Bras & Bling
Hope Chest Center City
1937 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Complete with lingerie models and DJ music, the Hope Chest Center City is hosting a man-friendly Valentine's Day shopping event and happy hour. Hosted by Marisa Magnetta from the WMMR Preston and Steve Show, men will have the opportunity to browse both ADORNIA jewelry and lingerie from Hope Chest's selection and ARI DEIN while enjoying cocktails, appetizers, giveaways and even opportunities to win signed sports gear.