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January Events In and Around Chester County

Written by County Lines Magazine

Our top picks for events this month

Greater Philadelphia Spring Home Show

January 5–7

Be inspired, motivated and excited for your upcoming home improvement project, whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel. Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 1st Ave., King of Prussia. Fri., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 to 8; Sun., 10 to 5. $10. Free passes at

Philadelphia Auto Show

January 12–21

The 2024 show features over 700 vehicles with new vehicle debuts, concepts, exotics, tuners and antique automobiles. Food and beverages available for purchase. Jan. 12, The Black Tie Tailgate benefits the Dept. of Nursing and Clinical Care Services at CHOP, 7 to 11:30 p.m., $325. PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia. Sat.–Mon., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; weekdays, noon to 9 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. $12–$20.

KATS Annual British Panto: The Princess, the Pea and the Planet Zog

January 19 & 20

The annual British panto brings lots of audience participation in this thinly-veiled children’s fairytale, loaded with local commentary, British humor and some outrageous costumes for good measure — fun for the whole family. Kennett High School, 100 E. South St., Kennett Square. Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 7:30 p.m. $5–$15.

Scottish Burns Supper & Whisky Tasting

January 25

Celebrate the birth of Scotland’s beloved poet, Robert Burns, with a hearty meal of traditional Scottish fare, including haggis prepared by the Millstone Café’s Executive Chef Justin Rumsey along with a tasting selection of single malt whiskies paired with each course. A bagpiper will perform Scottish music as the haggis is brought to the table. Brandywine River Museum of Art, 1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd., Chadds Ford. 6 to 9 p.m. $150.

The Grand Wilmington Presents Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live on Stage

January 25

This is a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. You’ll observe, meet and interact with a collection of amazingly lifelike dinosaurs and other creatures presented in a theatrical performance that will thrill and entertain. 818 N. Market St., Wilmington. 6 p.m. $40–$61.