Vesper’s Night of Mystery – Philadelphia Weekly

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Vesper’s Night of Mystery and Deception

Vesper Center City has announced Deceptions: A Magical Night of Mystery and Deception featuring the many talents of Mervant the Deceptionist. After pivoting during the pandemic, Mervant became a celebrity on AirBnb where he booked over 700 virtual performances. Now he will be presenting his show live and in person with help from Glu Hospitality and producers Smoke and Mirrors. This new performance experience will take place in Vesper’s underground bar every Thursday and Saturday evening at 6.30 p.m. The public must be prepared to be dazzled by a combination of illusion, deception and mentalism. For tickets and more information about the show, visit To learn more about Vesper, visit

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Artisans’ annual Christmas pop-up

Craftsman Row Saloon has announced the start of its annual Christmas Pop-up which is bigger, brighter and has even more bling for the 2021 season. Jewelers’ Row Restaurant and Bar is known as Philadelphia’s most festive sit-down restaurant . After a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, the owners and operators of brother-sister duo George and Vasiliki Tsiouris are delighted to once again welcome all Merry Christmases to the Christmas Wonderland which includes over 5,000 feet of garland , thousands of twinkling lights, thousands of sparkling, shining and colorful ornaments, hundreds of vintage and unique tree adornments, hundreds of bows, stockings, Santas and of course an elf on the shelf hidden among the festive decor.

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Eliminate illiteracy from cocktails

This holiday season, shop locally, gift eradicate illiteracy cocktail and treat yourself to a free cocktail along the way! To celebrate the recent launch of the quintessential cocktail literature “The cocktail workshop: an essential guide to classic drinks and how to make them your own“Co-authored by Philly Local and Art in the Age Founder Steven Grasse alongside esteemed travel writer Adam Erace, Art in the Age to Deliver Exciting Black Friday Pop-Up Cocktail Giveaway to Multiple Independent Retailers Across Town: On Black Friday, November 26, guests over 21 who are looking for a brighter future for cocktail building by purchasing a copy of “The Cocktail Workshop” will receive a free bottled Oaxacan Negroni at Herman’s Coffee, Open House and both East Passyunk and Collingswood, New Jersey Occasionette locations.The same offer will also be available at the Riverwards Produce Market on November 27th.

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