April Picks 2018
Our picks for top events this month
Travel across Brandywine Park, along the parkways, through the historic neighborhoods and past Rodney Square. Choose a full marathon, half-marathon or 4-person relay on Sunday or the 5K or kids fun run on Saturday, all to benefit area charities. Non-runners can join in at start/finish line at Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park for a party with live music, vendors and activities for the whole family. Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, 815 Justison St., Wilmington. Visit website for registration, DelawareMarathon.org.
Tap your feet as nearly 30 drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University in Japan, make a return appearance for an athletic and graceful performance that includes thundering Taiko drumming and Japanese folkloric dance. Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, 700 S. High St., West Chester. 7:30 p.m. $12–$17. 610-436-2266; WCUPa.edu/Live.
A wide variety of music from early rock ‘n’ roll, classic rhythm and blues to alternative, reggae and more, featuring Charlie Gracie, Reggae Thunder, Danie Ocean, Rock-A-Fillies, Ken Kweder and many more. State St., Media. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. $15–$20. Free parking at meters. Rain or shine. 610-566-5039; StateStreetBlues.com.
Along with a silent and live auction, guests will enjoy Jennifer Childs performing her one-woman play, I Will Not Go Gently, at People’s Light. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served in the Pavilion, with dinner following in The Farmhouse. Benefits Arts Discovery programming for youth at People’s Light. The Farmhouse at People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. 6 to 10 p.m. $250 and up. 610-647-1900; PeoplesLight.org.
Cruise on in for the 7th Annual Car and Motorcycle Show in downtown Wayne! Come out to see the antique, classic and custom cars and motorcycles while you enjoy entertainment, food, prizes and more for the whole family. Participate in the pulled pork and pizza contests to help determine the best of the best. N. Wayne and West Aves. 1 to 4 p.m. Free. Rain date, May 6. 610-688-5600; Radnor.org.
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