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WEEKEND BETS: Media Restaurant Week continues, comedy at Broad Axe Tavern and much more

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Feast

Media Restaurant Week: Continues March 1-5, you can enjoy three- to five-course meals for $30. Check the participating restaurants at www.visitmediapa.com/restaurantweek.

Cultural affairs

Penn Museum: The museum’s annual Celebration of African Cultures features drum and dance workshops, storytelling, crafts, games, food, art and artifacts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 3260 South St., Philadelphia. Guests can visit the ancient Egypt and Africa galleries, as well as the “Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum” gallery project. Admission is $15, $13 for seniors 65+, $10 for children and students, free to military personnel and children 5 and younger. For more information, call (215) 898-2680.

Laugh riot

Broad Axe Tavern: Norm Klar, Glen Jensen and Ed McGonigal perform standup at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the tavern, 901 W. Butler Pike, Whitpain. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Check www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1196590 or call (610) 220-9988.

Saw the thaw

Fairmount Water Works: A birds-eye view of snow and ice melt at the North Pole is the subject of a “tryptich, plus one,” on display through March at the Fairmount Water Works, Kelly  and Waterworks drives, Philadelphia.  The four-panel painting was created by Philadelphia artist and environmentalist Pamela Tudor. Visit www.fairmountwaterworks.org.

Check these

Outdoor sport show: The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Road, Upper Providence, hosts the Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow noon to 8 p.m. Feb. 27, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1. Highlights include fishing, hunting, boating, archery, RV, ATV and camper exhibitors; entertainment; live animals, seminars; sporting competitions and more. Admission is $12, $3 for children, free to children under 5. Call (800) 227-2067 or visit www.sportshows.com.

Churchville Nature Center: Maple Sugar Day starts at 1 p.m. March 1 at the center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville. The fee is $5, $3 for children. Reservations are requested by contacting (215) 357-4005 or churchvillenaturecenter@co.bucks.pa.us.

On stage

Montgomery County Community College: “Brian Sanders’ JUNK” features found objects, dance and physical theater at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Science Center Theater, 340 DeKalb Pike, Whitpain. Tickets cost $28. Visit www.mc3.edu/livelyarts or call (215) 641-6518.

Music notes

Crossroads Music:  Feedel Band, the U.S.’s first all-Ethiopian-born group, is in concert at 7:30 p.m. March 1 at 801 S. 48th St., Philadelphia. There will be a free children’s program at 6 p.m. Tickets range from $10-30. Check out http://crossroadsconcerts.org/?p=4549.

New art

North Penn Fire Company: A group Fun a Day Art Show is held 7 to 11 p.m. Feb. 27, with live music by Jason Heffner, Blaze and Morgan Tindall in the Social Hall, 141 S. Main St., North Wales. Children are welcome to attend. An art table set up for them to make buttons, leather wrist bands and other artwork. Check the Main Street Arts Experience Facebook page.

Restaurant week

Lahaska: The second annual Lahaska Restaurant Week runs March 1-6 at Porterhouse Restaurant & Pub, Villagio Italian Restaurant, Caleb’s American Kitchen, Cock ‘n Bull, Buttonwood Grill and The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm. Besides prix fixe dinners, diners may also choose to enjoy wine tastings courtesy of Chaddsford Winery in Peddler’s Village.  Get more at www.lahaskarestaurantweek.com. Reservations are recommended and may be booked directly with the restaurants.

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