MummersFest, Moo Shu Jew Show, Matzo Ball, Klezmas Eve, Dinosaur Day.
Sat., Dec. 27, 2-8pm. $3. Through Dec. 31. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. 215.418.4989. fancybrigade.com
Ever wonder what it’s like to walk a mile in a Mummer’s shoes? Not because you wanna feel their pain during that epic parade, but because their shoes are deliciously bedazzled. Here’s your chance to try ’em on—along with all those fancy masks, glittering jackets and other ostentatious accessories. Come to the Convention Center this weekend to catch a glimpse of the revered Fancy Brigade performers as they practice their parade routines. The event includes dress-up stations where patrons can try on Mummers gear as well as face-painting and float-making lessons. The real appeal, though, is seeing the Mummers without freezing your bum off while nursing the inevitable cheap champagne hangover on New Year’s Day. (Anastasia Kotsosavas)
Calendar: March 25-April 1
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