Happy Hour on a Half Shell: It’s east versus west tonight at McCormick and Schmick’s. From 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. try their $1 Atlantic and Pacific coast oysters. Also enjoy special pricing on Yards beer, Canton cocktails, bloody Marys and oyster shooters. Sip on a free glass of sangria if you print their newsletter offer here or text DUTCH to 47201 to receive a text message version of the offer. Ambassador Club members will also enjoy their free glass of sangria. Plus, if you stick around for dinner, McCormick and Schmick’s will give you 15-percent off your dining bill. McCormick and Schmick’s, 1 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, 3:30 p.m.
Cocktail Competition: If you appreciate a good cocktail, than come to Let’s Do Cocktails, Philadelphia Magazine’s Cocktail Competition. Sip on some of the most creative mixed drinks from local Philadelphia restaurants. New twists will be put on the common cocktail ingredients, vodka, gin and tequila. A handful of snacks and of course, music will be provided. Mix, mingle and taste mouthwatering cocktails tonight. Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, +21, $50, 6:30 p.m.
Pitchers at Pourhouse: Beginning at 9 p.m., dance and drink all night long at the Blockley Pourhouse in University City. Drink $1 well drinks and $5 pitchers of Bud Light as you dance to the sounds of DJ Ian St. Luarant. If you’re hungry, the Blockley offers some of the most delicious bar food you’ll ever taste from ribs to schnitzel to salads and sandwiches. They’ve got something for everyone. Bring your friends and boogie with booze and the best food. Blockley Pourhouse, 3801 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, +21, 9 p.m.