August Picks 2020
Our Picks for top events this month
Canoe & Dine at Northbrook Canoe’s Twilight Dinner Trips
August 8 & 22, September 12 & 26
Gather the group to enjoy a 1.5 hour evening canoe trip arriving back at Northbrook for a catered dinner served in the picnic grove. Dinner is accompanied by live music and followed by a bonfire under the stars to finish off the evening. 1810 Beagle Rd., West Chester. 6 p.m. $70. 610-793-2279; NorthbrookCanoe.com.
Town Tours & Village Walks
August 6, 13, 27
“Beacons of Pride: Architecture, Artistry and Personal Expression.” Explore the rich cultural heritage of Chester County from the comfort of your home. Aug. 6, Village of Yellow Springs; Aug. 13, Historic West Chester; Aug. 27, Special Preview: Kennett Square Occupation Day. Visit the website for free sign-up and Zoom link. ChesCo.org/Planning/TownTours.
Bikes & Beers Social Distancing Ride
Through September 6
Cyclists and Brews of America present the Virtual Cycling Event you can do anywhere, anytime, and support Local Craft Breweries! Just sign up, start riding, log your miles and get your finisher medal package and SWAG. Benefits Gates Foundation Philanthropy Partners for Covid-19 Relief. BikesAndBeers.com.
Virtual Musikfest in Bethlehem
Through August 9
More than 80 performers and 30 partners are joining with ArtsQuest to keep the music alive and free for the community. The 2020 Musikfest will include 40 all-new, exclusive concerts shown on the website, 40 performances by bands airing live from the Service Electric TV studios and an on-site food and beverage experience at SteelStacks that will include at least 10 Musikfest favorite food vendors. For lineup and more information, visit Musikfest.org.
Field to Fork Dinners at SIW
August 5, September 16, 30
This special summer dining series returns to SIW Vegetables. Aug. 5, Jeffrey A. Miller, chef/owner of JAM Catering; Sept. 16, Chef Dan Butler of Toscana; Sept. 30, Dan Tagle of Krazy Kat’s Restaurant at the Inn at Montchanin Village. Dinners will be limited to a smaller seating capacity and diners will be provided with any specific information related to masks, social distancing, etc. 4317 S. Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. $93. SIW-Vegetables.blogspot.com.
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- Delaware Museum of Natural History
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