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Autumn Equinox Open House

Wednesday, September 22, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Autumn Equinox

Come to the Scott Arboretum to wander the gardens, sprawl out on the Cherry Border lawn for a picnic, play a lawn game with the family, make a nature related craft, have a glass of locally made beer or cider and some comfort food, all while surrounded by the beauty…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, September 23, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Permanent Collection Exhibition at Delaware County Community College

Monday, September 27, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Delaware County Community College, Marple Campus, 901 South Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063 United States
Free
permsnent collection

This exhibition features a selection of work by recent and notable former students and alumni, acquired over the years for Delaware County Community College's permanent collection. The acquisition of this artwork is made possible through the funding of student purchase awards by the College's Educational Foundation and the Campus Life…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, September 30, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Explore the Orchestra with the Delaware County Symphony

Saturday, October 2 - Saturday, October 9
Free
Delaware County Symphony

Delaware County Symphony invites you to Explore the Orchestra. On the orchestra’s website this interactive webpage allows you to discover the different instruments of the orchestra. Click on an image to watch a short performance. Click to read more about the piece, the instrument, or the composer. This online, family…

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Open House at Susan O’Reilly Studio

Saturday, October 2, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Susan O’Reilly Studios, 693 Painter Street
Media, PA 19063 United States
Free
Sign

Visit this studio/gallery/classroom! Experience the art process through the studio space, as well as live demonstrations, light fare and refreshments, and a great cultural experience! For more information: About the Artist susanoreillyart.com Susan O'Reilly Art on Instagram | Facebook

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Newtown Square Historical Society Celebrates “Our Town”

Saturday, October 2, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Square Tavern, 3716 Goshen Rd
Newtown Square, PA 19073 United States
Free
Newtown Square

The Newtown Square Historical Society will be opening four of its historic sites for tours to celebrate our rich history and community. We will host an Art Exhibit, special presentations and guided tours. At the Square Tavern Art Center will be costumed guides, sculptor Terry Jones offering presentations on the…

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Fifth Annual Sharon Hill Art and Culture Commission Fall Festival: Rhythm, Blues, and Art

Saturday, October 2, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sharon Hill Memorial Park, 1201 Chester Pike
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 United States
Free
Sharon Hill Fall Festival

The Sharon Hill Art and Culture Commission presents the Fifth Annual Fall Festival: Rhythm, Blues, and Art featuring performances by Tonya Lynette & The Soul Patrol • Rihki Kennebrew Also featuring: Live Music Fine Artist Vendors Children's Pavilion Face Painting Admission to this event is Free -- PoeTree begins at…

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Created in Covid

Saturday, October 2, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm

20:20 House, 20 Lansdowne Court
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Created in Covid

While we are still experiencing the effects and ramifications of COVID-19 pandemic, The Lansdowne Arts Board is proud to announce an exhibit featuring more than 30 original works created by Lansdowne-area artists over the course of the last 18 months. Whether large or small, public or private, experiential or experimental,…

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Lansdowne Arts on the Avenue Festival

Sunday, October 3, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Lansdowne, Lansdowne Avenue and Baltimore Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Arts on the Avenue

The Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is proud to present the 2021 Lansdowne Arts on the Avenue Festival on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021. Starting at noon through 6 pm, Lansdowne Avenue will become a pedestrian-only thoroughfare between E. LaCrosse and Baltimore Avenues. Centered in the heart of our historic downtown,…

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Lansdowne Theater Lobby Open House

Sunday, October 3, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lansdowne Theater, 31 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
lobby theater plaster

Join us for a final glimpse of the Lansdowne Theater in its pre-restored condition, as we prepare for full restoration to get underway very soon. Visitors will be limited to the lobby area for this event, but bring your cameras and capture some final shots of the pre-restored building. The…

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Created in Covid

Sunday, October 3, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm

20:20 House, 20 Lansdowne Court
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Created in Covid

While we are still experiencing the effects and ramifications of COVID-19 pandemic, The Lansdowne Arts Board is proud to announce an exhibit featuring more than 30 original works created by Lansdowne-area artists over the course of the last 18 months. Whether large or small, public or private, experiential or experimental,…

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Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Sunday, October 3, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Lansdowne, Lansdowne Avenue and Baltimore Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Keep Music Alive is hosting a Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at the Lansdowne Arts on the Avenue Festival as part of Delco Arts Week. We bring guitars, keyboards, ukuleles and dozens of different types of percussion instruments to give kids from 2 to 12 an opportunity to try them out.…

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“Charlie Gracie Fabulous” Film Screening

Sunday, October 3, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Vinyl Revival, 35 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Fabulous Charlie Gracie

Vinyl Revival and director Shawn Swords will host a special presentation of Swords’ documentary, “Charlie Gracie Fabulous” at 2:00 PM with a guest appearance by Charlie Gracie! “Charlie Gracie Fabulous” chronicles the life and career of Rock and Roll Pioneer, Charlie Gracie. His #1 hit “Butterfly” knocked Elvis from the…

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Virtual Artist Talk featuring Michael Houtz; Art Director, Editorial Designer, and Illustrator

Tuesday, October 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Michael Houtz

presented by the Arts at Delaware County Community College Michael Houtz is an art director, editorial designer and illustrator currently based in New York City. He has worked with publications like The Atlantic, Esquire, New York Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Netflix's Queue and The New York Times Opinion…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, October 7, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mosaic Mural Unveiling at Chester Senior Center

Thursday, October 7, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chester Senior Center, 721 Hayes St.
Chester, PA 19013 United States
Free
Mosaic Mural Unveiling

Celebrate older adults in the arts with the unveiling of the Chester Senior Center Indoor Mosaic Mural. Created by older adults new to this art form, it celebrates growth, life and accomplishment! Light refreshments will be served. Masks are required! Please call to RSVP: 610-497-3550 Presented by Senior Community Services…

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The Shape of Hope: Juried Art Show for Delaware County Artists – Virtual Opening Reception

Thursday, October 7, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Shape of Hope

Virtual Opening Details The Foundation for Delaware County and the Media Arts Council (MAC) invite you to join us virtually on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. for the opening of The Shape of Hope, a juried art show in honor of Delco Arts Week. We would love you…

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Tender Days Trailer Screening and Behind-the-Scenes Content

Thursday, October 7, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vinyl Revival, 35 N. Lansdowne Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Tender Days

NuVuProductions presents a showing of the trailer for the film Tender Days, a romantic drama based on a novella. The event will also feature behind the scenes content of the production for Tender Days and a Question and Answer session. The event will be held at Vinyl Revival on North…

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Academy of International Ballet Open House

Saturday, October 9, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Academy of International Ballet, 75 West Baltimore Pike
Media, PA 19063 United States
Free
Ballet class

The Academy of International Ballet invites guests to an Open House on Saturday, October 9th. Between 9:30 and 10:30 am, stop by to see the studio, observe part of the ballet class, and meet dancers and teachers.

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Rockdale Arts District Open House

Saturday, October 9, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rockdale Arts District (multiple locations), Aston, PA 19014 United States
Free
Rockdale Arts District

Visit artists working in their studios and purchase fine art at Heron Crest Studios and 2 New Road Road. Enjoy fun family activities at Rockdale Art Center and Rockdale Music. Learn more about participating organizations and locations at rockdaleartsdistrict.com

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Open Studios: Elisabeth Jonsson Brown, Weaver – Madeleine Kelly, Fine Art Painter

Saturday, October 9, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 New Road Studios, 2 New Road
Aston, PA 19014 United States
Free

Part of Rockdale Arts District Open House. Elisabeth is a fine fabric artist who weaves beautiful garments using a loom. Madeleine Kelly is a fine 2 dimensional artist creating works with pastels and oils. Learn more at 2newroadstudios.com

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Created in Covid

Saturday, October 9, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm

20:20 House, 20 Lansdowne Court
Lansdowne, PA 19050 United States
Free
Created in Covid

While we are still experiencing the effects and ramifications of COVID-19 pandemic, The Lansdowne Arts Board is proud to announce an exhibit featuring more than 30 original works created by Lansdowne-area artists over the course of the last 18 months. Whether large or small, public or private, experiential or experimental,…

Find out more »

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday, October 9, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concord Township Park, 687 Smithbridge Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342 United States
Free
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Keep Music Alive is hosting a Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at the Concord Township Fall into the Arts Festival as part of Delco Arts Week. We bring guitars, keyboards, ukuleles and dozens of different types of percussion instruments to give kids from 2 to 12 an opportunity to try them…

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Broken Pieces: A Reclaimed Art Workshop with Devon Walls

Saturday, October 9, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MJ Freed Performing Arts Theater, 515 Avenue of the States
Chester, PA 19013 United States
Free
Broken Pieces

Reclaim. Repurpose. Rebuild. MJ Freed Theater and OAA presents a free workshop with artist Devon Walls as part of the theater's Curated Chester series. The workshop is free and open to the public, however space is limited. Please RSVP to attend.

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Rose Tree Pops Jazz Combo

Saturday, October 9, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Concord Township Park, 687 Smithbridge Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342 United States
Free
Rose Tree Pops Jazz Combo

Join our Rose Tree Pops Combo at Concord Township Park for jazz standards, broadway selections and current music. Piano, bass, drums, violin, saxophone, flute, trumpet. Rose Tree Pops Orchestra website Facebook

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Acting and Vocal Masterclass with Jesse Cline

Saturday, October 9, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Media Theatre, 104 E. State Street
Media, PA 19063 United States
Free
Jesse Cline of Media Theatre

Come in for a free Acting and Vocal masterclass with The Media Theatre's artistic director Jesse Cline. Participants can bring a song of their choosing and will need to provide sheet music. Jesse Cline has served as Artistic Director at The Media Theatre Since 1994. Cline brings with him years…

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Art Attack at the Kelly Center with the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen

Sunday, October 10, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Kelly Center, 4 East Eagle Road
Havertown, PA 19083 United States
Free
Art Attack

The Kelly Center in cooperation with the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen present this unique, wander-around showcase of local Artists' work. Confirmed Artists include: Eileen "Rudy" Miller. More to be announced. Complimentary wine will be offered. The New Avenue Cafe will be open for coffee and snack purchases. Must be 21…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, October 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, October 21, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, October 28, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, November 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, November 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, November 18, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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