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Philadelphia Happenings for September/October


Through October 23
Mummies of the World

The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street

Through October 30
Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus

Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Through December 4
Dual Nature: Science Illustrations of Dan Otte

Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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September 22 - 25
USArtists American Fine Art Show & Sale 

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
118-128 North Broad Street

September 24
Madeline and the Bad Hat

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street

September 29-October 30
August: Osage County

Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street

Liberty 360

Historic Philadelphia
6th and Chestnut Streets


September's Stone, the Sapphire
In honor of September's birthstone, Fire & Ice will offer 10% off all sapphire jewelry through the end of the month.
Fire & Ice, 1625 Chestnut Street, 215.564.2871,

September Specials @ Rescue Rittenhouse
Rescue Rittenhouse was recently voted Best of Philly 2011 for day spa in the city. Stop in for a haute couture facial for $150, a high glamour mani/pedi for $60 or update your look with eyebrow shaping and full makeup for $100. Also, check out Rescue's updated website.
Rescue Rittenhouse, 255 South 17th Street, 2nd Floor, 215.772.2766,

Extra Credit @ Cocktail School
Stop by Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co. during the month of September for "Extra Credit." From 5-8pm each day, enjoy delicious cocktails for just $9.
Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co., 112 South 18th Street, Lower Level, 267.467.3277,

Keep on Sipping @ 13
Center City District Sips may be over, but the discounted pricing continues at 13 at Marriott Downtown. Through the end of September, receive $2 drafts, $3 wines and $4 specialty cocktails every Monday-Friday from 5-7pm. 13 will also debut its football menu, which includes mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, nachos, cheesesteak pizza, spicy or honey BBQ wings and meatball parmesan with French fries, all for $8 or less.
13 at Marriot Downtown, 1201 Market Street, 215.625.6795,

Cocktails to Fight MS
The Radisson Plaza - Warwick Hotel will host a Women Against MS (WAMS) Cocktail Night on October 6. From 6-8pm enjoy cocktails, food, networking and a silent auction to benefit 10,000 local women living with MS. Plus, try WAMS' signature Orange Crush cocktail. Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. Save up to $15 off per ticket by purchasing sets of five or 10 tickets.
Radisson Plaza - Warwick Hotel, 220 South 17th Street, 215.735.6000,

Midtown Village Fall Festival 2011
Midtown Village will celebrate its 6th annual Midtown Village Fall Festival on October 1 from noon-8pm. Enjoy freshly-made BBQ, seasonal dishes and other delicacies, craft beers, live music and the Little Villagers section for kids. Merchants will set up inside and outside their stores offering unusual treats such as pig roasting, pumpkin pie popcorn and apple bobbing. 
Midtown Village Fall Festival, Epicenter at 13th and Walnut Streets,

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