Santa Meets Martians: Celebrate the arts of Philadelphia at 2424 Studios in Northern Liberties tonight. Come out for an opening reception filled with light bites, holiday music and a meet and greet of the new owners and artists of 2424 Studios. Following the reception will be a screening of one of the worst -- but funniest holiday movies -- Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. A requested $3 donation will benefit further work by the Philadelphia Friends of the Projected Arts to spread public displays of film in our area. 2424 Studios, 2424 East York Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123, Free, 7:30 p.m.
Ho-Ho-Ho Down: See four bands for only $5 at Whiskey Tango tonight. Grab a few drinks and hear the sounds of rock, reggae, hip-hop, funk, punk and, of course, holiday jams. Drink specials include $2.50 Miller Lite and Miller bottles and $3 Southern Comfort drinks. Hear the sounds of Jay D Clark,South Broad, Mach 22 and Mc Rad. Bring your friends out for some holiday entertainment on the cheap. Whiskey Tango, 14000 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19116, +21, $5, 9:30 p.m.
Quizzo: Get to Bards for after drink specials from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on almost everything in the bar and test your knowledge with Philly’s favorite pub trivia game, Quizzo, hosted by Johnny Good Times. See how smart you are with a few beers in you. If it’s your first time playing, no worries - -have a bite to eat from their delicious menu as you listen to how the game is played. The Bard’s, 2013 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, 10 p.m.