Welcome to the second half of Philly Beer Week

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Fishtown FestivALE with Sly Fox
Johnny Brenda’s, Fette Sau and Frankford Hall team up with Sly Fox Brewing Company to shut down Frankford Avenue for the day. Food, beer, DJs and a dunk tank are among the things to expect at this annual Fishtown block party. Noon. Free. Frankford Ave. between Girard and Shackamaxon. 215.739.9684. johnnybrendas.com

Bacon Bluegrass BBQ
Meet the “baconologist” from Lansdale artisan bacon company Bespoke Bacon. Enjoy award-winning BBQ, bluegrass music, and wash it down with local craft beers. 1pm. $20. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. 215.385.3129. bespokebacon.com

Pilsner Picnic & Wurst Fest Tent Party
Keg bowling, sausage cuisine, and lots of pilsners are available at this family-friendly event. 2pm. Free. Hop Angel Brauhaus, 7980 Oxford Ave. 215.437.1939. hopangel.com

Conversations: Breweriana, Collecting Beer Memorabilia
Reminisce about the beers of old as the Philadelphia History Museum holds a discussion on collecting beer memorabilia with noted collectors Larry Handy and Dale Van Wieren. Then join Rich Wagner, author of Philadelphia Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in the Cradle of Liberty, for a demonstration on colonial brewing practices. 2pm. $10. Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. Seventh St. philadelphiahistory.org

Ladies Beer Tea
Grab the girls and your high tea hat for this beer-centric event. The food and atmosphere will be tea party themed, but beer will be served with each course. Nancy Rigberg from Home Sweet Homebrew hosts. 2:30pm. $30. The Belgian Café, 601 N. 21st St. 215.235.3500. thebelgiancafe.com

A Rabbi, A Priest and a Minister Walk Into A Bar: 3 Holy Men Discuss God and Beer
It’s not a joke. Whether you’re a believer or a beerliever, Pastor Bryan Berghoef, Rabbi Eli Freedman and Fr. Kirk Berlenbach want you to have a beer with them. Join this holy trinity as they discuss God, beer and everything in between. 3pm. Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St. 215.928.8118. fergies.com

Firestone Walker Country Jamboree Event
Some of the best of West Philly’s bluegrass, rock-a-billy and honky tonk bands will perform while you swig awesome Firestone Walker brews. Join Ang and the Damn Band, Thee Idea Men, the Fleeting Ends and TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb and celebrate craft beer. 5pm. City Tap House, 3925 Walnut St. 215.662.0105. citytaphouse.com

Sun., June 9

Doggie Brunch
If dog is man’s best friend, beer comes in as a close second. So why shouldn’t we all get along? Bring your canine pal to dine outside as Alla Spina serves up some discounted dog-themed beer and the chef prepares a special menu for pups. 10am-3pm. Alla Spina, 1410 Mt. Vernon St. 215.600.0017. allaspinaphilly.com

Sampler Sunday
It’s kind of like driving through a yellow light—you instinctively drive faster to beat that red instead of slowing down. Beer Week is almost over, and that means party harder. If you’ve missed any of Khyber Pass Pub’s featured beers this week, this is the time to get them in, as they tap whatever is left over. 11am-2pm. Khyber Pass Pub, 56 S. Second St. 215.238.5888. khyberpasspub.com

Pilsner Picnic & Wurst Fest Tent Party
What’s a beer festival without wurst? This family-friendly, two-day tent party features tons of pilsners, sausage, keg bowling and more. 2pm. Hop Angel Brauhaus, 7980 Oxford Ave. 215.437.1939. hopangel.com

5th Annual Dock Street Free Music Festival
Pimp My Rye will make its yearly appearance, as well as other seasonal beers. 2pm. Free. Dock Street Brewery, 701 S. 50th St. 215.726.2337. dockstreetbeer.com

City Tap/PBW Inaugural Great Growler Auction
Amidst all the gluttony and greatness of Beer Week, it’s time to give back. Bid on growlers of Beer Week’s best beers. All of the proceeds will go to Philadelphia’s Ronald McDonald House. 3pm. City Tap House, 3925 Walnut St. 215.662.0105. citytaphouse.com

Dark Side of Prism
Dark Side of the Rainbow, the act of pairing Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon with The Wizard of Oz, is not just for stoners. Drink Prism Beers while the DJ spins dance tunes and the movie and album synchronization blows your mind. 9pm. $5. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. 610.324.9492. undergroundarts.org

Seen the Hammer of Glory yet? Full Philly Beer Week details are at phillybeerweek.org.

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