Pierre's Weekend Calendar March 10-12

Tickets On Sale:
Friday at 10am
Korn, Stone Sour, Skillet, Yelawolf and [email protected] BB&T Pavilion; July 26
Chevelle @ The Fillmore Philadelphia; July 13
James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and Her Band @ Wells Fargo Center; July 9
AMOS LEE w/ Preservation Hall Band * SPOON * plus Chicago Batman and The Suffers @ BB&T
Pavilion– July 29
Gov’t Mule with Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Tower Theater; May 19
DMX @ TLA; April 7

Friday at Noon
DKM & RANCID from Boston to Berkeley Tour with The Bouncing Souls and Jake Burns – August 3 @ Festival Pier; August 3
WMGK’s Big Gig: Boston w/ Joan Jett & The Blackhearts @ BB&T Pavilion; July 27
Joe Bonamassa @ Borgata Event Center– August 4

Shows This Weekend:
All Weekend
Cirque du Soleil - "Toruk - The First Flight" Wells Fargo Center

Friday
Bill Charlap Trio @ Chris' Jazz Cafe
Breanna Barbara, The Snails @ Kung Fu Necktie
Creepoid, Ecstatic Vision @ Underground Arts
The Drunken Hearts @ Triumph Brewery New Hope
Enter the Haggis @ Musikfest Cafe
Eric Sommer @ Richard Stockton College
Galactic, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Con Brio @ The Fillmore Philadelphia
Gooch And The Motion @ World Cafe Live @ The Queen - Upstairs
Hotel Garuda, Wingtip, Aire Atlantica @ Coda
Howie Day @ Sellersville Theater
Jackyl @ Reverb
The John Byrne Band @ World Cafe Live
Moose Blood, Trophy Eyes, Boston Manor, A Will Away @ TLA
Strand Of Oaks @ Union Transfer
Street Corner Symphony @ The Abraham Lincoln Hotel (Reading)
Super Diamond @ Private Function
"Brain Candy Live" @ Caesars Atlantic City
Shows This Weekend:
Friday & Saturday
Lewis Black @ Borgata Music Box

Saturday
Sting, Joe Sumner, The Last Bandoleros @ The Fillmore Philadelphia
The Goddamn Gallows @ Underground Arts
Vanessa Carlton @ World Cafe Live
Amaranthe, Citizen Zero, Failure Anthem, Smash Into Pieces, Cypher16 @ Reverb (Reading)
The Band Perry @ Theatre Of Living Arts
Bill Charlap Trio @ Chris' Jazz Cafe
Blackthorn @ Keswick Theatre
"Brain Candy Live" @ Santander Performing Arts Center
The Cat's Pajamas @ World Cafe Live @ The Queen The Harlem Globetrotters @ The Liacouras Center
Roomful Of Blues @ Sellersville Theater 1894
Woven In @ Bourbon & Branch
The 5th Dimension @ Tropicana AC
"We've Only Just Begun" Carpenters Remembered @ Resorts AC Superstar Theater

Sunday
Amorphis, Swallow The Sun @ Underground Arts
Enter the Haggis, Andy Suzuki & The Method @ World Cafe Live
Born Of Osiris, Volumes, Oceans Ate Alaska, Within The Ruins, Fire From The Gods @ Union Transfer
World Cafe Live - Downstairs
Eric Sommer @ Dragonfly Coffee House (Somerville)
Mike & Ruthy @ The Birdhouse Center For The Arts
(Lambertville)
The Oak Ridge Boys @ Sellersville Theater
Secondhand Serenade, Hawthorne Heights. Ronnie Winter @ Reverb

What's Happening at MMR?
Saturday
Flyers AWAY @ Boston Bruin's; 1pm

What's Going on in the Movies?
New This Week:
Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) Tom Hiddleston, Jing Tian, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman

Still in Theaters:
Logan (R) Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant
Before I Fall (PG-13) Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Logan Miller
The Shack (PG-13) Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Avraham Aviv Alush
Collide (PG-13) Nicholas Hoult, Ben Kingsley, Anthony Hopkins, Felicity Jones
Get Out (R) Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, LaKeith Stanfield, Catherine Keener
Rock Dog (PG) Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, Mae Whitman, Jorge Garcia, Matt Dillon
Split (PG-13) M. Night Shyamalan Director, James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG-13) Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Forrest Whitaker

What's Happening Around Town:
Now Through April 23
Get closer to dinosaurs than ever before in Jurassic World: The Exhibition! Based on one of the biggest blockbusters in cinema history, the Exhibition immerses audiences of all ages in scenes inspired by the beloved film. Now, the park that was only a promise comes to life…right before your eyes.
Travel to Isla Nublar and explore Jurassic World. Stare in wonder at a towering Brachiosaurus; come face-to-face with a Velociraptor; and get a rare up-close look at the most vicious dinosaur of them all, Tyrannosaurus rex. Created in close collaboration with renowned paleontologist Jack Horner, the Exhibition is infused with interactive educational elements—drawn from the real-world science of dinosaur DNA that allowed Jurassic World to come to life. Info at: FI.edu/Exhibit/Jurassic-World-Exhibition

Now Through March 19
The Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (12th & Arch Streets)
HOLLAND: Flowering the World, will showcase the extraordinary plants, creativity and talent of this region’s top horticulturists and designers along with award winning landscape and floral designers from the Netherlands. From towering windmills, wooden shoes and delectable cheeses, to the whimsical bicycles, canals and vibrant tulip fields of the iconic Dutch landscape, the 2017 Flower Show will share the diverse stories of horticulture, innovative eco-design, and modern urban greening and sustainability efforts of the Netherlands.$17-$35. Convention Center, 12 & Arch St. Saturday March 11 - Sunday March 19, 2017
Show Hours
Friday, March 10 (PHS Members' Preview) Noon - 3:30 pm
Saturday, March 11 (PHS Members') 8am - 11am
Saturday, March 11 11am - 9pm
Sunday, March 12 8am - 9pm
Mon. - Fri., March 13-17 10am - 9pm
Saturday, March 18 8am - 9pm
Sunday, March 19 8am - 6pm
TheFlowerShow.com

What's Happening Around Town:
All Weekend
The Greater Philadelphia Boat Show at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center (100 Station Avenue in Oaks) in Halls B & C.
Fri: 1pm – 8pm
Sat: 10am – 7pm
Sun: 11am – 5pm
BOATS... BOATS... AND MORE BOATS! That's what you'll see at the Greater Philadelphia Boat Show. This is Philadelphia's only boat show and there has never been a better time to buy a new boat! Shop and compare hundreds of boats from dealers from all over Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. All types of boats will be on display and selection may never be better.
See Twiggy, the water-skiing squirrel . Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel is a squirrel who skis around a pool.
Performance times:
Friday: 4pm & 6pm
Saturday: Noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
Sunday: Noon, 2pm, 4pm
For more info visit: PhillyBoatShow.com

Monster-Mania Con returns for its 36th installment March 10 to 12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill (2349 West Marlton Pike) Scheduled guests include at least one local star on the rise: Little Egg Harbor native Gaten Matarazzo, co-star of the Netflix horror hit “Stranger Things,” who will be appearing alongside the child stars of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” (1980) will also be on hand, with Danny Lloyd and Lisa and Louise Burns on the Monster-Mania guest list alongside stars from the “Halloween,” “Hellraiser,” “Friday the 13th” and “The Walking Dead” franchises. Monster-Mania Con 36, March 10 to 12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel,. Tickets start at $20, for more information visit MonsterMania.net.

Toruk: The First Flight. Cirque du Soleil with blue-skinned beings, inspired by James Cameron's Avatar @ The Wells Fargo Center. Like the movie, this fantasy is set on the moon Pandora. For tickets and times visit: WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com.

Saturday
ERIN EXPRESS 9am – 6pm a St. Pattys day bar crawl that’s been going strong for 30+ years. The owners of Cavanaugh’s and Smokey Joes decided that it would be a good idea to order up 10+ buses and have them rotate between 15 Philadelphia bars surrounding St. Paddys day weekend. The buses are FREE, but bring cash so you easily pop into the bar, grab a drink or two and be onto the next! The buses will stop at each bar on the list every 15 minutes or so depending on traffic. All you need to do to join in is go to a participating bar, have a drink and jump on the bus when it pulls up outside. DON’T BE FOOLED BY IMITATIONS, THE OFFICIAL ERIN EXPRESS HAS AND ALWAYS WILL BE A FREE EVENT! Info at ErinExpress-Philly.com/

The Junior Auxiliary of the Abington Health Foundation Women’s Board is proud to announce their annual Philly Fest fundraiser, at MaGerk’s Pub & Grill in Fort Washington. Philly Fest is an evening of charitable giving and entertainment which includes dinner and offers cocktail specials, raffles along with silent and live auctions. All proceeds from this event will go directly to scholarships for our deserving and dedicated AH employees seeking educational opportunities within the field of healthcare. For more info go to: give.abingtonhealth.org/phillyfest.

MiozziFest is a celebration or life, love and music for Eric Miozzi at Whiskey Tango (14000 Bustleton Ave.) We are raising money to help our long time musical community supporter, family member and friend. We invite you to join us at Whisky Tango, 4 pm - 2 amTicket prices are : $15 per adult, $25 for a pair, $20 per person at the door. Children 15 and under with Parent or Guardian (until 11pm) are FREE. We will have 50/50 chances, raffels, auctions, donations and more! Musical guests include John Faye & Those Meddling Kids, Kid Felix, and many more. 21+ Event ONLY Tix at: MiozziFest.UpcomingEvents.com

2017 Special Olympics Leprechaun Run presented by tmna Services! Starting & Finishing at Martin Luther King Drive by Paine’s Park at 7:30 am. This year we are introducing a Lucky 7-Mile Race! Don’t worry; we are still offering our Classic 5-Mile run, and 2-mile fun run/walk is keeping the beloved Leprechaun Run at its roots! Last year’s Leprechaun Run raised over $30,000 for Special Olympics Philadelphia and our nearly 2,000 athletes right here in the city! SOPAPhilly.org

Sunday
The 2017 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade, The 247-year-old parade, led by 2017 Grand Marshal Barney Boyce, starts at 9 a.m. in Center City with a procession led by the Emerald Society Pipe Band and the singing of the National Anthem of Ireland before a 9:15 a.m. The revelers and their decorated floats march to Penn’s Landing and a staging area crammed tight with marching bands, dance groups, youth groups, and Irish associations. This year's theme is “St. Patrick, Protect and Guide Our Police Officers.” Broad Street to City Hall to Market Street to Penn’s Landing. Free,From Noon through 3pm, it will air LIVE on Fox 29! (There will be an encore of the Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Friday March 17th also from Noon through 3pm on Fox 29) For details about this year’s parade and other exciting events visit: PhiladelphiaStPatsParade.com

Sober St. Patrick's Day at WHYY Public Media Commons, (150 N. Sixth St.) from 4-7pm right after Philly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. WHYY’s Public Media Commons will have FREE entertainment in an alcohol-free setting. There will be performances from fiddlers, Irish dancers, and more. For more info visit: SoberStPatricksDay.org.

Ryan's Cup Winter Classic: Police v. Fire Hockey Game at Mercer County Ice Skating Rink on Paxson Ave in West Windsor Township from3-6 pm. The mission of Ryan’s Quest is to raise awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy with the purpose of allocating funds for research that has the greatest potential of finding a treatment or cure for this disease. Friday, March 10: Pre Game Party at Killarney's Publick House starting at 5PM http://www.ryansquest.org

Sports Up!
Saturday
Flyers AWAY at Boston Bruins; 1pm ON WMMR
Sixers AWAY @ LA Clippers; 3:30pm
Union Home Opener vs Toronto FC; 4:30pm

Sunday
Sixers AWAY @ LA Lakers; 9:30pm