6/5-6/6: Bikes, Boats and a Black Tie Beer Fest

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    TK

    Fine Art Show: Celebrate 79 years of fine art this weekend in Rittenhouse Square. The Fine Art Show will feature over 150 artists’ unusual, abstract, traditional, modern and unique artwork. Explore new artists, purchase work for your home or get an idea of what to do yourself. The art show will run from 11a.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Rittenhouse Square, 135 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, Free, 11 a.m.

    Philly Dodgeball: “If you can dodge traffic, you can dodge a ball,” Rip Torn. This Saturday get ready for your own version of the childhood game, dodgeball, hitting Kendrick Recreation in Roxborough. Round up your friends for an afternoon of fun, followed by drinks at Coyle’s Café. For only $30, play for seven weeks plus playoffs. Kendrick Recreation, 5822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19128, +18, $30, 2 p.m.

    Toga, Toga, Toga: Relive your college party days Saturday night on Boathouse Row. Boathouse #2 will hold its 4th Annual Age of Augustus toga party, a charity event for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. The foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest need-based scholarship fund for U.S. military families. This Saturday, enjoy a night full music, dancing and, of course, an open bar, all while helping a good cause. The Fairmount Boathouse, #2 Boathouse Row, Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130, +21, $60-$80, 7 p.m.

    Bike Race Block Party: Over 400 cyclists will participate in the 26th Edition of the USA Top Ranked International Cycling Classic this Sunday. Watch the cyclists speed by as you picnic with your family, face paint with the kiddies or bar hop with your friends. Find a spot on a blanket or the bleachers anywhere from the Ben Franklin Parkway to the Manayunk Wall. Enjoy live music, food vendors and a health fair along the way. Ben Franklin Parkway to the Manayunk Wall, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130, Free, 9 a.m.

    Black Tie Beef & Beer: This Sunday night dive into a plate of beef, mashed potatoes and salad as you wash it all down with Philly’s top brews at McGillin’s Olde Ale House. The century-and-a-half-year-old bar will feature a Creative Black Tie Beef & Beer Dinner to celebrate their anniversary and Philly Beer Week. Meet local brewers, enjoy an open bar, delicious dinner, entertainment and prizes for the most creative “black tie” dressed guests. A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, a center to integrate immigrants into the city. McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, +21, $45, 5 p.m.