Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 19

August 19, 2014 12:01 AM

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

REX 1516 (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Guest Chef Burger Series


Rex 1516’s super successful guest chef burger series continues with Chef Jeremy Nolen of Brauhaus Schmitz and the much-anticipated Whetstone. Enjoy the special burger, sides and booze for just 15 bucks and expect details to be posted on Chef Swain’s Instagram account.

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Yappy Hour – K9’s and Cocktails

5 – 7 p.m., $15 admission (drinks are pay-as-you-go and dogs get in FREE)

Canines and cocktails combine for one of the most adorable happy hours in the city. Bring your pampered pup along with you (in his or her best “cocktail attire,” of course!) to the Millennium Ballroom for drinks, apps, and a dog-friendly buffet, all to raise money for two Philly animal rescues, All 4 Paws Rescue and Street Tails.

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(credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/Getty Images)

Pucker Up! Sour Fest

7 – 10 p.m., $35

Start strengthening your taste buds: the Sour Fest at Devil’s Den is back for 2014! Tonight, attend a sour beer-tasting class with Joe Sixpack that includes six different beer samples and food pairings.

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