12/26-12/27: Pop-Rock, Pre-Gaming and a Potential Win

WMMR / Jaxon's Mistletoe Jam 3: See four of Philly’s best pop-rock bands Saturday night at World Café Live. Ike, Jealousy Curve, Pawnshop Roses and the MLM’s will all hit the stage. Doors open at 6 p.m., so get there early for a good spot. A complimentary CD from Ike will be provided with each ticket as this weekend marks their latest album release. As an added bonus Coors Light bottles and Blue Moon drafts will be $3 all night. Full dinner service will also be provided for all seated ticketholders. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $18, 7:30 p.m.

Mitch Fatel: See the hilarious Mitch Fatel Saturday night at Helium. Raised in New York, Fatel is a stand-up comedian who is best known for his work as a correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Fatel has also been featured on the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brian and his own Comedy Central Presents special. His humor is often observational and he has just released a DVD entitled Mitch Fatel is Magical. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $25, 8 p.m.

Pre-Game at Cav’s: This Saturday night before you go out, head to Cavanaugh’s in Rittenhouse for drink specials. From 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. you and your friends can enjoy $3 Miller Lite pints. If you’re hungry, the pub menu is half-priced on all items. A deejay will be playing your favorite tunes so whether you stop here to pre-game or stay -- trust us, you’ll enjoy every minute. Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse, 1823 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, Free, 8 p.m.

Game Time Specials: Head to South Philly Bar & Grill this Sunday to watch the Eagles take on the Chiefs. Beginning at 1 p.m., watch the game on one of 11 plasmas at the bar. Sip on $2.75 drafts and $5 Bloody Mary’s. During half time, the bar will feature a free buffet for all those hungry football fans. Cheer on your favorite team as you meet new friends and enjoy drink specials. South Philly Bar & Grill, 1235 E. Passayunk Ave, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147, +21, 1 p.m.

Winterfest ’09 Beer Tasting: Beer lovers rejoice this Sunday afternoon because World Café Live will be hosting their annual beer tasting featuring local and national craft breweries. Guests will enjoy stouts, porters, winter seasonals and special holiday brews. Finger food and live entertainment will also be provided. Walk home with a complimentary six-oz. Pilsner glass from your sampling. Tickets begin at $40 for those doing the drinking and $15 for designated drivers. However, if you decide to drink and don’t have a driver, no need to worry because 30th Street Station is only two blocks away. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, +21, $40, 1 p.m.

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