This weekend Philadelphia is helping to raise awareness for some very important causes. On Saturday the 8th, the 14th annual Red Ball will take place at the Please Touch Museum, helping to raise money and awareness in honor of the American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania. Then on Sunday, Philly foodies and beer lovers will gather to indulge at the 10th annual Brewer’s Plate, with proceeds supporting Fair Food, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting a healthy and sustainable local food system in our city. Tickets are still available for both events, so grab some friends, enjoy some great food, drinks, entertainment, and fun, while helping to support these very special causes. Click on the links below for more info and to purchase your tickets.
When: Saturday, March 8th 2014 at 8 pm.
Where: Please Touch Museum
What and Why: The Red Ball is a “red-tie” event which benefits the Red Cross House, The Center for Disaster Recovery in University City. The Red Cross House has provided many families with shelter during troubling times. To help raise money and awareness, you will be treated to fine cuisine from over 30 of the city’s best restaurants. Also featured: a beer garden, silent auction, live jazz music, dancing, and more! You can also take part in the Red Ball Restaurant Competition and vote for your favorite food!
How: VIP and Main Event Tickets Available: HERE
When: Sunday, March 9th 2014 at 5:30 pm (VIP) 6:30 pm (GA).
Where: Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
What and Why: This is The Brewer’s Plate 10th Anniversary! Bringing together foodies and beer lovers with farmers, chefs, brewers and winemakers to help promote a “buy fresh, buy local” attitude. A Locavore Lounge will feature some of Philly’s best food and craft beers for sampling. A Sausage Throwdown will take place, with Iron Chef Jose Garces as one of the judges. You will also get to vote in a Cider Cocktail competition, perhaps partake in the debut of a vegan cuisine, or experience an exclusive Victory Brewing Company and Samuel Adams collaboration brew. All proceeds will support Fair Food. The local non-profit is dedicated to promoting Philly’s healthy and sustainable local food system.
How: VIP, General Admission and Designated Driver Tickets Available: HERE
Hope to see you there!