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August Picks 2021

Written by County Lines Magazine

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;

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;

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.

72nd Annual Goshen Country Fair

August 2–7

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;

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.