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April Events In and Around Chester County

Written by County Lines Magazine

Our picks for top events this month

An Evening of Songs & Stories with John Oates

April 6

You don’t want to miss this one at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center. John Oates is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The American Songwriters Hall of Fame, and recipient of the prestigious BMI Icon Award as well as multiple Grammy nominations. This will be an intimate, unforgettable evening of songs and stories. 226 N. High St., West Chester. 8 p.m. $59.50–$99.50.


Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden Home and Garden Tour

April 13

Dazzling displays of native plants, ancient trees and landscape designs are highlighted on this guided exploration of Stoneleigh. The spectacular Tudor Revival Main House is also included in the tour, so don’t miss this opportunity for a peek inside the former home of three prominent Main Line families. 1829 E. County Line Rd., Villanova. 10:30 a.m. to noon. $10–$15.

West Chester’s 225th Birthday Parade

April 21

Mark your calendars to come together and celebrate the rich history and vibrant community of West Chester. The parade will feature colorful floats showcasing the heritage and spirit of West Chester, marching bands and festive decorations, balloons and plenty of birthday cheer. More events are planned for the 225th. Downtown West Chester. 1 to 3 p.m.

A Spring Tradition Returns — Bucks County Designer House & Gardens

April 26–May 26

For the 48th Bucks County Designer House & Gardens, Sycamore Lane Farm will open its doors with an elegant onsite Preview Gala, April 26. Tours run through May 26. Benefits Doylestown Health and Village Improvement Assoc. 1421 Rt. 113, Perkasie. Mon.–Wed., Fri.–Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun., noon to 4 p.m. $40–$45.

The Philadelphia Show

April 25–28

See over 40 outstanding exhibitors specializing in fine art, design, antiques, Americana, folk art, jewelry, textiles and decorative arts with a special installation of works now a part of the Phila. Museum of Art’s collections. The Preview Party is Thurs., 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., $200–$650. Philadelphia Museum of Art East Terrace, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia. Fri., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $25.