Thursday, October 24 2019 9:55

Events Blog—Oct. 24–30

Written by Hania Jones & Casey Meyer

Hooray for the weekend! Get spooky and dance the night away at West Chester’s Halloween Ball, sample wine and local fare while viewing art, and lace up those running shoes for a good cause and more!

For more Chester County and beyond events, go to the Events Page on this website.


Harvest—Unite for HER Chef and Wine Tasting—Oct. 24

The region’s best chefs serve up a seventh annual farm-to-table tasting event featuring wines, brews and spirits, plus auctions and live music. Get VIP tickets to enjoy some perks, like early entrance to the event at 5:30 p.m., a meet and greet with chefs, and homemade limoncello tastings from Papa Smith’s Limoncello.

Benefits Unite for HER, serving local women affected by breast cancer. General admission, $175; VIP tickets, $225. More at

Phoenixville Foundry, 2 N. Main St., Phoenixville. 6:30–9:30 p.m.


Palette to Palate—A Tasting & Art Show—Oct. 26

The Brandywine Conservancy and Land Art Events are teaming up to raise awareness through art of the spacious land and sustainable agriculture of our region. Come view over 250 original works of art by more than 50 artists who painted over a ten month period on private lands permanently protected by the Brandywine Conservancy.

Local chefs will serve up dishes using seasonal ingredients inspired by area farms and farmers markets. Enjoy beverages provided from local wineries, distilleries, cideries and breweries. Kiddos welcome! Tickets, $50; children under 10, free; $55 at the door. More at

Rose Hill Farm. 490 Apple Grove Rd., Coatesville. 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.


Chester County Historical Society’s 2nd Annual Halloween Ball—Oct. 26

Calling all monsters and ghouls! Something wicked this way comes to the Chester County Historical Society. Prepare for a spooky Saturday night for their Halloween Ball, “Unmask Spirits of Chester County.” This event is sure to be more of a treat than a trick as you enjoy the full bar, live auction, tasty dishes from Brandywine Catering and a chance to win best costume!

The Halloween Ball is for adults only; ages 21+ admitted. Tickets, $100. Benefits educational programs at the Historical Society. More at

225 N. High St., West Chester. Sat., 6:30–10:30 p.m.


Elverson Antiques Show—Oct. 26–27

Delight in an array of collectibles as Elverson Antiques celebrates its 50th show! Browse the wares of over 40 local dealers for a chance to take home a great find. See treasures like folk art, stoneware, furniture, smalls, textiles, signs, Americana and much more, all perfect for holiday gifts.

Proceeds benefit Twin Valley Highschool’s lacrosse team. Admission $7. More at

4851 N. Twin Valley Rd., Elverson. Sat., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.–4 p.m.


42nd Annual Radnor Run—Oct. 27

There’s no better time to enjoy the outdoors than when it’s ablaze with fall foliage. Find a new way to stretch your legs and take in nature by participating in this 5-mile timed running race, 1-mile walk/fun run and health fair.

Tell friends and family about this event to earn prizes for fundraising! Participants who raise $100+ get a copper-lined Radnor Run water bottle, and donors who give $33+ receive a Radnor Run sports sleeve shirt, honoring the 33 million Americans with lung disease. Benefits the American Lung Association. More at

Radnor Twp. Bldg., 301 Iven Ave., Wayne. Registration, 7 a.m.; Race, 8:30 a.m.

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