August Picks 2021
Our picks for top events this month
Sip & Stroll at Brandywine Zoo
August 4, 18
Sip, stroll and learn while enjoying beer and touring the zoo after hours at fun animal encounters and activities for all ages. Limited number of tickets. Beer sold separately. Brandywine Park, 1001 North Park Dr. Wilmington. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. $7–$10. 302-571-7747; BrandywineZoo.org.
Summer Concerts at The Farmhouse
August 1, 13 & 14, September 10
Drive-in concerts are back at the parking lot at People’s Light. These outdoor concerts are the perfect way to enjoy warm weather and live music with friends and family. Summer fare and beverages can be pre-ordered from The Farmhouse. Aug. 1, Orrin Evans, 1 p.m.; Aug. 13 & 14, Jill Sobule, Fri., 6:30 p.m., Sat., 2 p.m.; Sept. 10, Sunny War with David Sickmen of Hackensaw Boys, 6:30 p.m. 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. Tickets $75 per car. 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Summer Dining in Media
Through September, Wednesdays & Second Saturdays
State and Olive Streets in downtown Media will be closed to allow restaurants to offer a socially distanced outdoor dining experience. First seatings begin at 5:30 p.m. Although not required, reservations are encouraged. Visit the website for details. VisitMedia.com.
72nd Annual Goshen Country Fair
An old-fashioned fair with agricultural exhibits, rides, music, entertainment and games like Bingo and Tug-Of-War. Benefits the Volunteer Goshen Fire Company. 1320 Park Ave., West Chester. Gates open 6 p.m., Mon.–Fri.; Sat. at 5 with reduced tickets for rides until 7 p.m. 610-430-1554; GoshenCountryFair.org.
Growing Roots Partners Presents Craft & Mercantile
August 20, September 17
A curated evening of local artisans, this monthly night market features a rotating line-up of more than 20 local crafters, live music, food trucks and more. Weatherstone Town Center, 240 Windgate Dr., Chester Springs. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free, but please book in advance. GrowingRootsPartners.com.
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Our Favorite Resources
- Berkshire Hathaway Holly Gross
- Cecil County Tourism
- Chester County Community Foundation
- Chester County Hospital, Penn Med
- Delaware Museum of Natural History
- Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast
- Five Star Senior Living DE
- Hicks Brothers Farming
- Key Financial, Inc.
- King Construction
- Sage Life
- Sugarbridge Kitchen & Bath
- SV Dental
- Thorncroft Equestrian Center
- Tim Vaughan
- Welcome Neighbor
- West Chester BID
- Walter J. Cook