Patriot’s Day at Brandywine Battlefield
Step back in time to a small British outpost and see Redcoats and Royal Artillery encamped during the winter of 1777. Firing demos, 18th-century baker with fresh breads and cookies, military fife and drum music, open fire cooking and military medical display and demonstration. 1491 Baltimore Pk., Chadds Ford. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5–$8. 610-459-3342; BrandywineBattlefield.org.
Chester County Color 5K Run/Walk
A family-friendly fun run to raise awareness and funds to educate, treat and prevent the opioid and heroin epidemic. Everhart Park, 100 S. Brandywine St., West Chester. Reg. 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m. $25–$30. 610-344-6279; Chesco.org/Color5k.
Philadelphia Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk
Thousands of local residents join forces at the largest lung cancer run/walk in the country with all proceeds benefitting Free to Breathe, a lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to increasing lung cancer survival. Memorial Hall at Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia. 7 a.m. $30–$35; walkers, free. 619-955-5285; FreeToBreathe.org.
Longwood Gardens Chrysanthemum Festival
Through November 19
The Conservatory is brimming with thousands of mums in orbs, spirals, pagodas and more. The Thousand Bloom Mum takes center stage with more than 1,500 flowers arranged on a single stem. Relish the colorful foliage of the outdoor gardens, wander the Meadow Garden and enjoy the Pumpkin Playground and Garden Railway. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. $12–$23. 610-388-1000; LongwoodGardens.org.
The Colonial Playhouse and Greystone Hall Present The Manor
Inspired by real events, The Manor has been performed for 15 years at the Greystone Manor in Beverly Hills, where the actual events occurred. In this production, the stage is Greystone Hall in West Chester and the audience and cast move in and out of the grand rooms of the mansion for a unique theatrical experience. 1034 Phoenixville Pk., West Chester Thurs.–Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat.–Sun., 2 p.m. $60. ColonialPlayhouse.net/TheManor.