February Picks 2019
Our picks for top events this month.
Visit one of the top auto shows in the country, with over 700 vehicles from more than 40 manufacturers. Feb. 1, Black Tie Tailgate, 7 p.m., benefits the Dept. of Nursing at Children’s Hospital of Phila. Tickets $250 and up. PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia. Check website for show hours and info. $7–$14. 215-418-2000; PhillyAutoShow.com.
Party the night away with DJ Freeze, cocktails, a photo booth and a silent auction at this epic fundraiser that benefits Stroud Water Research Center, The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center and Quest Therapeutic Services. Yellow House, 101 E. Street Rd., Kennett Square. 8 to 11 p.m. $65. 610-444-1582; WillowdaleSteeplechase.org.
February 9–10, 16–17
Enjoy two weekends pairing wines with chocolates. Toast Valentines’ Day with someone special, or round up friends for an adventure. Take a ride on the wine trail and sample chocolates and confections paired with featured wines of the region. Visit each of the 11 participating wineries along the Berks County Wine Trail to fall in love with your favorite pairing combo. Noon to 5 p.m. $10–$12. Check promo code in the January issue of County Lines. Visit BerksCountyWineTrail.com for participating wineries.
February 27–March 31
Framed by Nina Simone’s song Four Women, this music-filled contemplation on colorism and Black womanhood features popular hits and iconic Civil Rights anthems from the “High Priestess of Soul.” Christina Ham’s new play imagines a chance encounter between the legendary songstress and a trio of women at the site of the historic 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. $30–$53. Check website for times. 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Bundle up and enjoy winter brews from 60 unique craft breweries, live music and food trucks. Ticket price includes unlimited tastings of delicious craft beer. Visit the event website for a complete brewery list. Benefits Historic Kennett Square. 600 S. Broad St., Kennett Square. 12:30 to 4 p.m., $60; designated driver, $15. 610-444-8188; HistoricKennettSquare.com.
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Our Favorite Resources
- Berkshire Hathaway Holly Gross
- Brandywine Oral Surgery
- Chester County Choral Society
- Five Star Senior Living DE
- Flowing Springs Landscape
- GoggleWorks Center for the Arts
- Greystone Hall
- Key Financial, Inc.
- King Construction
- Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines
- Sage Life
- Sugarbridge Kitchen & Bath
- SV Dental
- West Chester BID
- Walter J. Cook
- Wolf Sanctuary of PA