LIVE LONG AND PROSPER: You’ve seen the television series, you’ve watched the movies, now take your Star Trek fandom to the next level and check out “Star Trek: The Exhibit” at the Franklin. The 12,500-foot exhibit celebrates not only the movies and series, but also the genre of science fiction as a whole. Tickets run from $9.50 - $23.75 and the exhibit is open on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
PLAY BALL: What better way to celebrate the World Series Champs, than to go back in time and check out the Phillies throughout history? Play Ball! A History of Baseball in Philadelphia starts Friday at the Betsy Ross House. The exhibit traces the roots of your World Champion Phillies from the days of the Philadelphia Athletics, all the way back to 1866 and the Philadelphia Pythians, the first African American team in Philadelphia. The Betsy Ross House is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and tickets to the event are $3 for adults, and $2 for children. Play Ball! A History of Baseball in Philadelphia will run until Sept. 7.
LOL: Start the weekend off with a laugh at the Actors Center (257 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia) with the N Crowd. Before heading out, make sure you get your creative juices beforehand because the N Crowd is all improv and you get to shout out suggestions. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door with show time at 8 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-838-3006.