April Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
79th Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point
See steeplechase racing at its finest over a scenic 318-acre property in southern Chester County, on a course including as many as 17 jumps. Enjoy activities for children, the Radnor Hunt Foxhound Parade, raffles and lead line and stick pony races. H.E. Myrick Conservation Center, 1760 Unionville Wawaset Rd., West Chester. Races begin at noon, Open Race at 3:15 p.m. General admission, $25. 610-793-1090; BrandywineRedClay.org.
49th Annual Yellow Springs Art Show
April 23–May 15
The galleries in the Lincoln Building will be open to the public, in-person and online. This year’s show will feature over 200 artists from the region, state and beyond. Benefits the arts, education, preservation and environmental protection of Historic Yellow Springs. 1685 Art School Rd., Chester Springs. Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Visit YellowSprings.org/Event/Art_Show.
The Philadelphia Show Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary
April 28–May 1
This year’s antique show will feature 40 outstanding exhibitors specializing in fine art, design, antiques, Americana, folk art, decorative arts and more. Dealer Talks at noon, 2 and 4 p.m. East Terrace at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia. Preview Party, Apr. 28, 6 to 9 p.m., $300 (5 p.m. early admission, $600). Apr. 29, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Apr. 30–May 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20. ThePhiladelphiaShow.com.
Family Canoe at DuPont Environmental Education Center
Take in the beautiful Riverfront view and watch for herons, beavers, bald eagles and more. Learn how to canoe or improve your technique on a guided tour down the river and marshes. Adult participation required. 1400 Delmarva Ln., Wilmington. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $20. 302-656-1490; DelawareNatureSociety.org.
Chester County Hospital Caribbean Night
A fun-filled evening of delicious cuisine, cocktails, a steel drum performance, followed by dancing in the Longwood Gardens Conservatory. Come dance the night away while supporting Chester County Hospital. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. Tickets, $300. Event begins at 7 p.m. For info, ChesterCountyHospital.org/Giving.
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