Wedge + Fig Beer Garden Blast
Thu., May 17, 7-9 p.m., $6
Rebecca Torpie, Kirk Nelson and Lisa Ruff are celebrating the grand opening of their newly renovated outdoor area with the Sixpoint Beer Garden Blast. They're pairing three cheeses with three beers from the Brooklyn brewery. "Jersey" Dan Bisogno, Sixpoint's beer man, is also pouring The Crisp, a pilsner, plus a surprise new beer in addition to the paired-off three. Tickets are a must and can be purchased online or at the shop. Wedge + Fig, 160 N. Third St., 215-603-3090, wedgeandfig.com.
Allagash Takeover at Chestnut 7
Thu., May 10, 4 p.m., pay as you go
Join "Beer Lass" Suzy Woods for a special Allagash tap takeover at Chestnut 7. The Chestnut Hill pub is featuring seven Allagash brews: Victor Ale, Victoria Ale, Blonde, Black, Tripel, White and Curieux. The takeover begins at 4 p.m. and goes until the last keg is kicked. In addition to great drink, Chestnut 7 is also featuring food specials and live music. Chestnut 7, 8201 Germantown Ave., 215-247-7777, chestnut7.com.
East Passyunk Bar Crawl
Wed., May 16, 6 p.m., pay as you go
As part of Yelp's "Passport to East Passyunk" event, community manager Michelle Cassidy is hosting a bar crawl. Beginning at the fountain at 11th and Tasker streets, you'll travel from bar to bar, getting a taste of all that East Passyunk has to offer. Stops include Cantina Los Caballitos, South Philly Bar & Grill and Royal Tavern. The group departs when there is a good number of crawlers at the fountain and lasts as long as you can. East Passyunk Avenue, yelp.com/events/philadelphia-east-passyunk-avenue-bar-crawl.
Crosswalk Café Preview
Wed., May 16, 4-7 p.m., pay as you go
Independence Visitor Center Corp. is hosting a preview of their new outdoor café on Wednesday. Enjoy happy-hour drinks, half-priced sliders, cheese/fruit plates and other appetizers provided by Brûlée Catering. If you can't make the preview, Crosswalk is kicking off their Thursday Doggie "Yappy" Hour the next day. That pooch-friendly event, in partnership with Doggie Style and Operation Ava, will feature $1 hot dogs, $4 Dogfish Head Ale and $3 domestic bottles. Crosswalk Cafe, 1 N. Independence Mall East, 215-965-2302, independencevisitorcenter.com/crosswalk-cafe.