Thursday, September 26 2019 11:41

Events Blog—Sept. 26–Oct. 2

Written by Hania Jones & Casey Meyer

Spend this weekend hanging with adorable pets, wining and dining with dinosaurs, viewing porches full of artisan delights and more!

For more events, check out the Events Page on this website.


21st Annual Artisans’ Porch Walk in Lititz—Sept. 27–28

Get outside this weekend to enjoy some fresh air and stroll, bike or drive through the quaint Lancaster County town of Lititz as you view arts and crafts for sale—including ceramics, jewelry and woodworkin—on private porches and lawns. Check out unique artisans like Karen Sensenig’s ceramic oil lamps, Gregory V. Pencheff’s woodturning and Mulberry & Walnut’s handcrafted soaps and candles.

After shopping, enjoy lunch and an auction to benefit the Lamplighters in their support of Moravian Manor. More at

Downtown Lititz Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Brandywine Valley SPCA’s Forget-Me-Not Gala—Sept. 28

Perfect for pet lovers. Enjoy entertainment, delectable dishes, live music, silent and live auctions and, of course, adorable adoptable pets! This year’s event is sure to dazzle guests with its Enchanted Forest theme. Buy a Winner’s Choice Raffle ticket for a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime prizes like a trip to England, France or Hawaii, or an Alaskan cruise, or even $5,000 cash.

Tickets $175 and up. Registration ends Sept. 26. More at

Mendenhall Inn, 323 Kennett Pk., Mendenhall. 10 p.m.


Kennett Brewfest—Sept. 28

Get your brew on this weekend in Kennett Square! Sample from over 100 breweries with unique and popular seasonal flavors. With a cold beer in hand, rock out to live music, grab some grub at the food trucks or visit local vendors!

Join the early Connoisseur Session for exclusive access to rare, unique, limited and seasonal drafts. The Connoisseur Session runs from noon to 1:30 p.m., with the Regular Session from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Tickets $15–$85. A standard ticket includes a tasting cup for two-ounce tastings from participating brewers. More at

600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square.


15th Annual Historic House Tour—Sept. 28

Travel back in time with this much-anticipated tour of beautiful homes and gardens of historic homes in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships. The tour is self-guided, so go at your own pace so you don’t miss a thing!

Wear your best walking shoes and check the weather, because the tour is rain or shine. Benefits historic preservation and the Living History Center at Duportail. Tickets $35. More at

Ticket pick-up at Tredyffrin Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford. 11 a.m. pick-up, tour noon to 5 p.m.


Wine & Dinosaurs Around the World—Sept. 29

Sip premium wines and specialty beers from Wine and Spirit Co. of Greenville throughout the Museum’s fascinating exhibits as you enjoy delicious hor d’oeuvres by Toscana Catering, live music and a fantastic silent auction at this fundraiser for the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

While this event is open to the public, it still pays to be a member for a $10 discount off each ticket. Memberships and ticket available online. Tickets $70, $60 for members. More at

4840 Kennett Pk., Wilmington.

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