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Mornings with Kristen Herrmann

Weekdays 6:00am - 9:00am

Hi Everyone,

It’s Abby the morning show intern here with some of my top picks of events for the weekend!

Lots happening in and around Philly this weekend for you to check out!

Philadelphia Auto Show (Feb 8th-Feb 17th):  Starting tomorrow, February 8th, the Philadelphia Auto Show will begin at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There will be over 100 cars, with all of the top makes & models, where you can take pictures or even sit inside your dream car. If you are thinking about purchasing a new vehicle, stop by the Philly Auto Show. The event opens at 9am and closes at 10pm tomorrow. Get tickets and find hours and more information HERE.

Snow Moon (Feb 9th): Have you ever seen a snow moon before? It happens every year! The first full moon of February is called a “snow moon” because the country tends to get the most snowfall in February. The moon will reach its “peak fullness” and will reach the highest point of the sky during this time. Around 2:34am Sunday, you will be able to see the moon at its fullest. Go out, snap some pictures, and check out more information HERE. 

92nd Academy Awards (Feb 9th): The Oscars will be held this Sunday night at 8:00pm on ABC. See who wins what, who gets political, the best speeches and what everyone will be talking about on Monday morning. To see the list of nominations visit Oscar.com.

Riot In Rittenhouse (Feb 7th): A sketch comedy show all about Philadelphia. It’s got cheesesteaks and garbage and SEPTA and sinkholes. The show premiered during the Fringe Festival this year and sold out quickly. It’s back for three encore performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at the Philadelphia Improv Theater at 2030 Sansom Street. To purchase tickets click HERE.  

Philly Roller Derby (Feb 8th): Philly Roller Derby’s home season kicks off on Saturday with the Germantown Loose Cannons taking on the West Philly Warriors. Doors open at 5:30pm. First whistle at 6pm. $20 at the door, $15 online in advance. Super fan bundle includes all 4 home games and one free beverage per game for $50. Children 12 and under are free! For more info visit the Philly Roller Derby Facebook page

Philly Theatre Week: (Feb 6th – Feb 16th): Theatre Philadelphia is putting on an 10- day celebration of Philly’s performing arts scene, involving over 75 organizations. Philly Theatre Week features over 300 events and performances, including productions, readings, interactive events, and much more! See as many shows as you can, and use this opportunity to take a chance on an unknown show or try something out of the box! Check out Kristen’s Ben Around Philly podcast where she talks with Leigh Goldenberg, the Executive Director of Theatre Philadelphia. For more details & tickets click HERE.

Nick Jr. Live (Feb 8th & Feb 9th): Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? The Academy of Music is putting on Nick Jr. Live this weekend. There will be singing, dancing, & all of your favorite characters performing on one big stage. PAW Patrol, Dora the Explorer, Bubble Guppies, Shimmer & Shine and many more will all be there. Get tickets HERE. 

National Pizza Day (Feb 9th): This Sunday is National Pizza Day and the state of New Jersey’s twitter account has something to say about it. Check out the tweet HERE and go get some of your favorite pizza this Sunday!

Broad Street Run Registration (Feb 1st- Feb 14th): The iconic Blue Cross Broad Street Run is on May 3, 2020. Registration is open from Feb. 1st to Feb. 14th to be one of the more than 35,000 runners in the 10-mile race.  To register click HERE.

Designer Bag BINGO For Autism Awareness: Autism Awareness is something that I have always supported. A family friend of mine is autistic and this weekend, we are hosting a Designer Bag Bingo fundraiser with the goal of raising money and awareness, to provide more opportunities to people on the Autism spectrum. For more information on the events we host all year long or for ways to donate, visit the GolfForeAutism website.

Follow my Facebook (Ab Merola) and Instagram (@ab_merola21) to see if I end up winning a designer bag at the Autism Event tomorrow night!!

Of course, BEN-FM will be playing your soundtrack all weekend long!!

I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend & can check out some of these events in and around Philly!!

~Abby