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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Sept. 17

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there's something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

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Constitution Day

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., FREE

Explore the NCC for free on Constitution Day, a celebration of the anniversary of the day the U.S. Constitution was signed, Sept. 17, 1787. Expect a flag-raising ceremony, a calligraphy presentation and more at the all-day event.

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(A farmers' market in North Philadelphia. File photo by Molly Daly)

Harvest Day

3 – 7 p.m., FREE

The Christian Street Y hosts a great fall festival to promote healthy eating this afternoon. Grab the kids and head over for youth farm stands, face-painting, live music, cooking demonstrations and more.

Bar Ferdinand
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Rum Distiller Dinner

7:30 p.m., $50 per person (+ tax and gratuity)

Join Roberto Serrallés, of Destilería Serrallés, for a fun and educational rum dinner centered on Don Q and Caliche rum. The fiesta includes Salpicon of Octopus and Mussels with tres peppers and 50 year sherry vinegar; Trout with sweet plantains and red onion conserva; Chorizo, Morcilla and Pork Belly with white beans, tomato and garlic; and Coconut Ice Cream with Don Q Rum Caramel, and each dish will be paired with a rum cocktail.

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