9/2: Laughs, Lager and a Ladder Party

Oktoberfest: McGillin’s annual Oktoberfest rolls into town today so take off work and spend the day drinking beer while eating delicious German food. Beers include Stoudt's Fest, Flying Fish's Octoberphish, Victory’s Festbier and a variety of local and international Oktoberfest beers. Snack on mussels steamed in Oktoberfest lager, grilled pork loin, braised cabbage, German style grilled sausage platter, apples and potato dumplings and more. The fest ends October 2 so if you can’t make it tonight, you have all month to enjoy the tasty eats. McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, +21, 11 a.m.

Comedy and Curry: You may remember comedian and actor Mark Curry from Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper and It’s Showtime at the Apollo, now it’s your chance to see the man that does it all. Curry will be live at Helium Comedy Club tonight through Saturday. See the hilarious comedian for only $15. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, $15, 8 p.m.

Ring the Alarm: Ladder 15 brings fire into the night with three parties on their third floor. Head upstairs for performances by MCs and singers IQ, Alpha, K.I.M. and party with Sub7, Timestream and Joe Nice. Drink specials include $3 domestics, $4 bottles, $5 wine, call drinks and craft beer and $6 specialty cocktails. Ladder 15, 1528 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, +21, $5, 9 p.m.

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