Wednesday, January 30 2019 11:00

Events Blog—Jan. 31–Feb. 6

Written by Mercedes Thomas

Welcome back to our weekly Events Blog for Jan. 31–Feb. 6.

We’re back with more quick hits to help you escape the winter chill this week. Make sure your calendar is out!

More events on the Events page on this website:


First Fridays—Feb. 1

Brave the cold this Friday and stroll the streets to get swept away in the creative energy of First Fridays in Kennett Square, Lancaster City, Oxford, West Chester and Wilmington.

Head downtown to celebrate and support your local community. Discover art galleries, studios, shops and boutiques—and stay on the lookout for refreshments and live entertainment.

More info: Kennett Square,; Lancaster City,; Oxford,; West Chester,; Wilmington,


2019 Philadelphia Auto Show—Feb. 1–10

Pop the hood and kick the tires of over 700 vehicles from more than 40 manufacturers at the 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show. Started in 1902, the Auto Show is recognized as one of the best in the country.

The Black Tie Tailgate, benefitting the Department of Nursing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, is held on Feb. 1. Tickets $250 and up. Other show days and ticket prices are online at

PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia.


Malvern Retreat House Art Show & Sale—Through Feb. 3

Explore the nationally renowned Malvern Retreat House during the 8th Annual Malvern Retreat House Art Show & Sale, featuring nearly 100 juried artists with more than 2,000 works including painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, fiber art, glasswork and ceramics. This year’s theme is “Water.”

Head over on Jan. 31 for a complimentary wine and cheese social from 5 to 8 p.m. Free Info at

Malvern Retreat House, McShain-Horstmann Family Life Center, 315 S. Warren Ave., Malvern. Wed.–Sat., 10 to 7; Sun., 10 to 4.


Julius Caesar at Media Theatre—Jan. 30–Feb. 24

Looking for good theater? Then get your ticket to The Media Theatre’s production of Julius Caesar. This Shakespearian classic and political drama follows the story of Julius Caesar, the conspiracy against him, his assassination and the defeat of his conspirators. It’s a tale that still resonates today.

Directed by Philadelphia actor Bill Van Horn, this performance is sure to heat up a cold month! Info at

Media Theatre, 104 E. State St., Media.


Winter Carnival & Super Science Saturday at Montgomery School—Feb. 2

There’s plenty of family fun at the Winter Carnival & Super Science Saturday at the Montgomery School this weekend. The teachers’ passion for making learning fun and exciting is on display as they lead activities for kids of all ages.

Between face painting and hands-on projects, to games and science experiments, your afternoon is sure to be fun-filled. Free. Info at

1141 Kimberton Rd., Chester Springs. 11 to 1.

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