February Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
Winter Park at The Creamery
Through April 2
There’s still time to visit this exciting, new outdoor family-friendly ice rink at The Creamery, a community gathering space for the whole family in the heart of Kennett Square. The rink features Glice — synthetic ice known for its authentic skating performance. 401 Birch St., Kennett Square. Open Fri., 4:30 to 9 p.m.; Sat., 12:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sun., 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sessions are 60 minutes long. $10 per session, $4 skate rental. Reservations and details, KennettCreamery.com/Ice-Rink-2023.
Anastasia at The Playhouse
Inspired by the beloved film, this romantic and adventure-filled new musical transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a lovable ex-aristocrat, and together they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. 1007 N. Market St., Wilmington. $48–$107. Times and tickets, 302-888-0200; TheGrandWilmington.org.
Only Murders in the Museum
Grab a Valentine’s date, a friend or come solo for this fun evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and an actor-led theatrical experience through the galleries to solve an artful murder mystery. Stay after the big reveal for an after-party of dancing, desserts and an open bar. This fundraiser supports DelArt’s community and education programs. 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. 6 to 10 p.m.; after-party 10 p.m. till midnight. $105–$145. DelArt.org.
Lititz Fire & Ice
Feel the warmth at this free, family-friendly event in downtown Lititz with wow-worthy ice sculptures, yummy food from downtown restaurants, favorite food trucks, music, shopping and more. Feb. 16, Winter’s Coolest Night Out Preview Party with live ice sculpture carving and music, a photography exhibition, light hors d’oeuvres and a free drink, 6 to 9, $40. Official kick-off is Feb. 17 at 4 pm. For more information and a complete list of events, visit LititzFireAndIce.com.
Philly Chocolate, Wine & Whiskey Festival
Enjoy chocolate in a multitude of decadent presentations and quench your thirst with champagne, prosecco, premium wines and a sip of fine whiskies, too! So many sweets plus other savory items like pretzels, artisan cheeses and charcuterie will delight your taste buds. Philly Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks. Two sessions to choose from. $45–$80. Visit website for tickets and details, ChocolateWineWhiskey.com.
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