Our picks for top events this month.
West Chester Charity Ball
Ticket holders pick up goodies for “Champagne, Canapes & Chocolate” at West Chester Golf & Country Club, 111 W. Ashbridge St., West Chester, on the day of the event and return home to enjoy an evening of digitally delivered entertainment including a raffle. Benefits Friends Association, providing shelter and prevention programs to families in Chester County struggling with homelessness. 7 p.m. $150. 610-431-3598; FriendsAssoc.org.
Delaware Art Museum Presents “Seeing Essential Workers through a New Lens”
Through March 14
Photographs of local heroes throughout Wilmington. The exhibit shows the faces and voices of the many people who have kept the Wilmington community going, combining portraits with personal stories of working on the front lines, exploring what essential work entails and honoring those who continue to dedicate their lives to their work every day.
2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. Wed., 10 to 4; Thurs., 10 to 8; Fri.–Sun., 10 to 4. $6–$12, Sun., free. 302-571-9590; DelArt.org.
Yuletide at Winterthur
Through January 3
Celebrate the holidays with many exciting events including a 3D light show, beautiful dollhouse, carolers and concerts, workshops, brunch with Santa, pop-up shops and more. 5105 Kennett Pk. (Rt. 52), Winterthur, DE. Mon.–Sun., 10 to 5:30 . Timed tickets required. $6–$25. 800-448-3883; Winterthur.org.
People’s Light – A Christmas Carol in Concert
December 3–January 3
Gather the family for a joyous, music-filled celebration of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic. Hosted by renowned actor Ian Merrill Peakes, this virtual concert event features a stellar ensemble of actors and musicians performing newly-arranged 19th-century English carols, original music and excerpts from Dickens’ novella. Digital access for the entire family, $25. 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Chadds Ford Historical Society’s Virtual Gingerbread Event
Through December 27
Everyone can participate, it’s free to enter, and it’s an activity that can be done safely at your home! Details are on the website about specific guidelines, categories and prizes. Photos of completed gingerbread houses should be emailed to CFGingerbreadhouse@gmail.com from Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, until midnight Dec. 27th. ChaddsFordHistory.org.
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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
- 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