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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Oct. 17

October 17, 2014 12:01 AM

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

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

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art, top, and the Fairmount Water Works, in 2009 file photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art, top, and the Fairmount Water Works, in 2009 file photo by KYW’s John Ostapkovich)

Art After 5: Afropop Dance Party

5 – 8:45 p.m., FREE with admission

Dance along to the latest hits from the African continent spun by DJ Rahsaan at the museum’s awesome Art After 5 event. Plus, Ugandan singer Kinobe will take to the stage for a live performance.

(Credit: AFP, Getty Images)

(Credit: AFP, Getty Images)

Third Annual PHeaSt

7 – 10 p.m., $150 ($135 for PHS members)

Celebrate the bounty of the season by “pheast-ing” on it at this event, brought to you by PHS. Foodie participants include Barren Hill Tavern, R2L, Bank and Bourbon and more, and garden partners include Earth’s Keepers, Bubbe’s Backyard, Weaver’s Way Co-op Farm. Plus, proceeds benefit the PHS City Harvest program, which provides locally grown food to more than 1,200 needy families every week.

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Harry Potter Weekend

Chestnut Hill
Along Germantown Ave
Pay as you go

Resigned muggles and aspiring wizards alike should head to the city’s magical Chestnut Hill ‘hood for the third annual Harry Potter Weekend. Whether you’re nerding out at an academic conference centered on the books or enjoying some (butter)beer as part of the Potter pub crawl, there are plenty of events on the schedule.

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