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January Picks 2018

Written by County Lines Magazine
WCU–Live! Presents Tapestry: A Tribute to Carole King

January 19

Don’t miss this “beautiful,” high-energy tribute to Carole King that has audiences across the country singing along. The show recreates the glorious sounds of such favorites as “You’ve Got a Friend,” “Natural Woman,” “It’s Too Late,” “So Far Away,” “I Feel the Earth Move” and “Beautiful”—the title song of the mega-hit Broadway musical about the life and times of this prolific, honored and revered singer-songwriter. Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, 700 S. High St., West Chester. 7:30 p.m.
$15–$27. 610-436-2266;

Wild West Murder Mystery Nights

January 5–27, Friday & Saturday

A series of murders sends the town of Chadds Ford into despair, but a certain cowboy steps in to get things right again. Along with mystery and suspense, expect some finger-lickin’ hors d’oeuvres and, of course, some Pennsylvania wine. Chaddsford Winery, 632 Baltimore Pk., Chadds Ford. 6 to 9:30 p.m. $60. 610-388-7376;

Greater Philadelphia Spring Home Show

January 5–7

Come out to be motivated and excited for your next home improvement project. Whether it’s a minor renovation, new landscaping, decorating or a major remodel, this is 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 6 p.m. Free. 855-449-3714;

Hagley Museum & Library Invention Convention

January 13–15

Learn how the ingenious design and capabilities of insects inspire innovations and inventions that improve people’s lives. Get a taste of crickets, admire the artistry of maggots and be amazed at how insects help detectives solve mysteries and how house flies and wasps are the muses of drone technology. Held in the Soda House, 298 Buck Rd., Wilmington. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $6–$8. 302-658-2400;

2018 Philadelphia Auto Show

January 27–February 4

A nine-day fantasy camp on wheels! From the new breed of luxury small cars to the latest gen of muscle cars, super-smart eco-rides and big hog trucks, there’s something for everyone at the Philly Auto Show! Black Tie Tailgate, Jan. 26, 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 hours and info. $7–$14. 215-418-2000;