January Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
Greater Philadelphia Spring Home Show
The goal is simple: to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement projects. Whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel, make this your first stop for ideas and inspiration. Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 First Ave., King of Prussia. Fri., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 855-449-3714; GreaterPhillyHomeShows.com.
Jurassic Quest’s Epic Indoor Event
A truly unique experience for the whole family with more than 100 life-like dinosaurs, dinosaur-themed rides, interactive science and art activities, a “deep dive” into the Ancient Oceans exhibit to come face to face with a moving, life-size, megalodon and much more. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia. Fri., Sat., Mon., 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. $19–$22. JurassicQuest.com/Events/Philadelphia-PA.
Harford County, MD Restaurant Week
Enjoy ten days of delicious dining at participating Harford County, MD restaurants. Harford County is located just 25 miles northeast of Baltimore on I-95 along the shores of the scenic Chesapeake Bay, so make this a special trip, for the day or an extended getaway. For more information and a list of participating restaurants, see VisitHarford.com.
The Candlelight Theatre Presents Mamma Mia!
January 22–February 27
Escape the winter doldrums and enjoy an all-inclusive evening of dinner and professional theater in an intimate atmosphere. All main stage productions include a delicious meal served to your table. A full-service cash bar is available for every performance. Non-stop laughs, heart-warming characters and explosive dance numbers make this the perfect antidote to the winter blues. The Candlelight Theatre, 2208 Millers Rd., Wilmington. $33–$67.50. 302-475-2313; CandlelightTheatreDelaware.com.
Kennett Symphony Opening Concert
The first Masterworks performance will feature works by Aaron Copland, Joan Tower, Camille Saint-Saëns and Beethoven and pianist Xiayin Wang. Unionville High School, 740 Unionville Rd., Kennett Square. Pre-Concert Talk by Music Director, Michael Hall, 2 p.m.; concert at 3 p.m. $35– $63; students, $10. 610-444-6363; KennettSymphony.org.
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