Old City Social: Every Thursday Old City is the spot for the best happy hours in town. Beginning at 5 p.m. be sure to visit any of the participating bars and restaurants for $3 cocktails, $3 wines, $3 beers and half-priced appetizers. Keep the list handy as this happy hour continues all through the summer. Participating venues include: Bleu Martini, Bocca, Buffalo Billiards, Cafe Spice, Charlie's Pub, Dolce, Gigi, Grey Lounge, Irish Pol, Mad River, Marmont, Mexican Post, Paradigm, Positano Coast, Q BBQ, Rotten Ralphs, Sassafras Café, Society Hill Hotel, Swanky Bubbles, Triumph Brewery. Old City, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, 5 p.m.
Spring Wine Tasting: Try the best wines of the spring tonight at Elephant & Castle in Center City. The trendy pub and restaurant will gather a group of delicious wines and complimentary treats for a night full of fun and a few meet and greets. For only $20, enjoy a great time with your friends or co-workers beginning at 6 p.m. Be sure to sign up before you go. Elephant & Castle, 1800 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $20, 6 p.m.
Steel Pulse: Legendary reggae group, Steel Pulse, is live at the Troc tonight. With over 30 years in the music biz, the roots reggae band has achieved international success with their Grammy-award winning albums. Steel Pulse will be joined by new group, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad. All tickets for the show are under $30. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa.19107, $25-$27, +18, 9 p.m.