This summer the Brandywine River Museum of Art will present Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art. A landmark exhibition featuring 13 major American artistswhose work examines our relationship with nature-exploring both its beauty and its capacity to inspire awe and fear. Organized by... More Info
The Wharton Esherick Museum celebrates and preserves the legacy of American artist Wharton Esherick who worked primarily in wood to create furniture, furnishings, interiors, buildings and more. A National Historic Landmark for Architecture, his hilltop studio/residence in Chester County,... More Info
Beyond the Screen examines the complexity of the online social world and how it affects our behavior, perceived identity and communication. Through their individual perspectives and artistic explorations, these artists question contemporary media culture and put a spotlight on its all-consuming... More Info
Infused with lilting ballads, rock anthems, and melodious love songs, this concert-theatre event is an irreverent, bloody, and wickedly fun retelling of Bram Stoker’s 1897 gothic masterpiece. At the forefront of Such Things as Vampires are The Preventers, a traveling band of musicians who arrive... More Info
Begin by learning to use your camera and explore basic to advanced composition techniques including the concept of ‘painting with light’ to make magical images. Break old shooting habits through a series of weekly assignments and critiques. Understand the difference between merely taking pictures... More Info
The Glow-A Jack-O-Lantern Experience
Thursday, October 4th – Sunday, October 28th
7:00 PM (staggered entry times)
West Fairmount Park
5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia
THE GLOW features an enchanting, unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into... More Info
Don’t miss one of Riverbend’s most popular events!
What happens when you combine nature with Halloween? An incredibly fun and entertaining festival called Shiverfest. This family-friendly, fall festival is filled with seasonal activities to entertain the family from late afternoon to early... More Info
Welcome! Come visit us at the Upper Merion Farmers Market. We think you’ll enjoy our farm-fresh goods and sustainable products. We have more than a dozen local farmers and producers who are looking forward to meeting you and sharing their labors with you.
We are conveniently located behind the... More Info
Presented by Chanticleer Garden at Chanticleer Garden
Within 30 minutes of Philadelphia, Chanticleer is one of the great gardens of the region. Once the Rosengarten estate, today’s Chanticleer is a colorful, contemporary garden within an historic setting. Come discover why London’s Financial Times calls us “planted to perfection” and Garden Design... More Info
Presented by Bryn Mawr Community Center at Bryn Mawr Community Center Meeting Room
Learn new illustration and coloring techniques inspired by popular video games. Artwork is inspired by a pixel block characters, plants, zombies and many more apps and games. Put person touches on some of your favorites! Registration required. Lower Merion residents $90. Non-resident rates... More Info
“A writer with soul” (Los Angeles Times) who captures the delicacies of the human condition, author, journalist, screenwriter, and nationally syndicated columnist Mitch Albom is best known for the phenomenon that is Tuesdays with Morrie, the best-selling memoir of all time. His debut... More Info
Presented by Ghost Tours of Philadelphia at Ghost Tours of Philadelphia
Discover the secrets hidden in the shadows of America’s most historic and most haunted city! Join the Ghost Tour of Philadelphia for a candlelight walking tour along the back streets and secret gardens of Independence Park, Society Hill, and Old City, where ghostly spirits, haunted houses, and... More Info
Presented by Ghost Tours of America at Ghost Tours of America
Come take the tour and find out what we now know! Experience the history and mystery of the most haunted Borough in Pennsylvania in this 90 minute walking tour offered on Friday and Saturday nights now through October. The tour meets at Pickering Creek Inn and Reservations are required.
Paglia presents her new book, Provocations: Collected Essays, a collection tackling topics from Picasso to punk rock, religion to Rihanna, covering the full span of her wide-ranging career. Books available for purchase courtesy of Main Point Books.
Class will begin with a walk to observe birds at Chanticleer and conclude with a presentation that reviews common birds of Pennsylvania, resource needs of these birds, migratory species and species of concern, and what to plant to attract specific birds. Participants will learn to identify key... More Info
Through the media of short subject documentary, imagery and live commentary learn about the birth of local TV broadcasting, the world beneath Philly streets, and highlights of the last hundred years in the fields of entertainment, sports, food and neighborhood life. Includes light dinner buffet... More Info