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8 Thanksgiving Eve parties that will prepare you for turkey time

While Thanksgiving may be all about staying home, Thanksgiving Eve is known for partying. (They don't call it Wild Wednesday for nothing.) Here are some parties to check out before you carve the turkey.

» READ MORE: Dubfire @ Rumor 

Grammy-winning techno DJ Dubfire will hit up the Center City club for the second year in a row, with Carlo Lio and John G rounding out the night's bill.

9 p.m., Rumor, 1500 Sansom St., $20-35

U Me & R&B party: Thanksgiving Edition @ A's Place

We give thanks to all the great R&B hits that got us through heartbreak or where the soundtrack to the first time we fell in love.

10 p.m., A's Place, 3720 Main St. 

» READ MORE: Silent Philly @ Voltage Lounge

Silent Philly is back at it again, proving that sometimes silence can make for the best turn up. Attend this silent disco at Voltage Lounge, where partygoers can choose what DJ they want to listen to with the flick of a switch.

10 p.m.-2 a.m., Voltage Lounge, 421 N. 7th St., $10-$20

» READ MORE: Jive Turkey @ Trestle Inn

Drink specials will be slung all night, while j the audiophile will spin deep funk (on vinyl, natch) starting at 10 p.m. Show up early for a screening of blaxploitation classic Foxy Brown starting at 8 p.m.

7 p.m.-2 a.m., Trestle Inn, 339 N. 11th St., free

» READ MORE: Lean Back: A 2000s Rap Party @ Dolphin Tavern

The Dolphin Tavern throws it back to the 2000s, when guys rocked oversize white Ts and baggy jorts. Don't forget to lean with it and rock with it.

10 p.m.-2 a.m., Dolphin Tavern, 1539 S. Broad St., free. 

» READ MORE: It's the Year 1992

9 p.m., Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., $7

» READ MORE: Flygrrl presents the Legendary Biz Markie

Silk City hosts rapper and beatboxer DJ Biz Markie providing the tunes (sing it with us now: "You say he's just a friend..."). Mike Nyce opens.

10 p.m., Silk City, 435 Spring Garden St., $10-$20.

» READ MORE: Tributes to the Allman Brothers and the Band @ Ardmore Music Hall

Chill out before the holiday onslaught with these jam tributes featuring Ardmore Music Hall staffers and friends. There's no cover, but there is a $15 Thanksgiving buffet.

8 p.m., Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave., free.