Happy Hour: Head out for a happy hour drink in the cozy Irish pub, Plough & the Stars. Sip on $3 Miller Lite and Bud Light specials, $4 select drafts, $4 well vodka and rum and $4 select wine beginning at 5 p.m. Located in the heart of Old City, the historic pub is also a part of Center City Restaurant Week all this week and next. Try their delicious seafood gratin or yummy lamb chops part of their $35 pris fixe dinner. If you drive into the city you won’t be spending too much on parking either, as most lots are less than $9 during Restaurant Week. Plough & the Stars, 123 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, Free, 5 p.m.
Bert Kreischer: The always hilarious Bert Kreischer is live at Helium Comedy Club tonight. You may know him from FX’s The X-Show, NBC’s Last Comic Standing or Comedy Centrals’s Premium Blend. The funny man has a new DVD out titled Comfortably Dumb which follows his scene-stealing appearances on FX and Comedy Central. For only 10 bucks bring your friends and laugh all night long. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $10, 8 p.m.
Sink or Swim: If you feel like dancing, drinking and eating some free food, bring your friends and head to Brownies in Ardmore at 9 p.m. Just a little way outside the city, partiers will receive 50-cent drafts, $2 you-call-its, flavored vodka, Bacardi, Jack and Captain Morgan drinks, Twisted Teas. Plus, for just $4, you can enjoy Red Bull and vodkas. Munch on their free buffet of pizza and wings beginning at 10 p.m. Dance to the sounds of DJ Double E and a live performance by 11:11. Brownies 23 East, 23 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, Pa. 19003, +21, $5, 9 p.m.