Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these great local events.
Veteran's Pancake Breakfast
- When: Saturday, Dec. 29 from 8 - 11:30 a.m.
- Where: Narberth American Legion Hall, 80 Windsor Ave, Narberth
- Why Go: This event organized by the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation will benefit homeless Veterans by hiring them to cook and serve this pancake breakfast. It will give them confidence and skills they need to rebuild their lives.
- Cost: $10 per person, $20 family
- When: Friday, Dec. 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Where: Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia
- Why Go:Enjoy this informative overview of Laurel Hill's long and colorful history, which will include many of the marble masterpieces, stunning views and legendary stories. This is the ultimate tour for first-time visitors to Laurel Hill, and anyone else who likes beautiful art, stimulating history, and just enjoying life...even amongst the dead. This walking tour will be led by Laurel Hill Cemetery guide, Jeff Wiernik.
- Cost: $8/general admission; $5/members
MilkBoy Coffee Presents: Ray G Ward & the Light and special guest Ward & McClee
- When: Saturday, Dec. 29 at 8 p.m.
- Where: MilkBoy Coffee
- Why Go: Ray G Ward & the Light is a Folk Rock band based in central New Jersey. The band has steadily been gaining attention since early 2012 with the release of the "Welcome to the Real World" EP. Their songs have been featured on satellite radio and independent stations from New York to California. Songwriter Ray G Ward is a Philadelphia area native and was once a regular at Milkboy Coffee’s Open Mic Night. Ward & McClee, an acoustic duo which features Ray’s father and violinist Michael Ward, will open the show. All ages welcome, BYOB 21+.
- Cost: $10
- When: Friday, Dec. 28 at 8 p.m.
- Where:Brownies 23 East
- Why Go:Throughout the 1990’s, Strange as Angels was the Delaware valley’s first and #1 alternative rock band; setting attendance records and creating a level of anticipation and excitement that transformed the club experience. SAA is gearing up to re-capture the spirit and unique brand of fun that can only happen at a Strange as Angels show. Bring an extra $10 to buy the all new SAA t-shirt, all net proceeds will go to the Red Cross/Hurricane Sandy relief fund.
- Cost: $10