June 2021 Picks
Our picks for top events this month.
10th Annual Main Line Animal Rescue’s Tails & Trails 5K Run/2K Walk
The 3.1 mile cross-country style course traverses rolling hills, offering sprawling views of Main Line Animal Rescue’s 60-acre farm and beautiful spring foliage. Enjoy a socially distanced beer garden featuring Root Down Brewing Company, food from The Clean Plate Club food truck, raffles, adoptable animals and more. Virtual registration is available. 1149 Pike Springs Rd., Phoenixville. 9 a.m. $15–$35. MLAR.org/TailsAndTrails.
Longwood’s Festival of Fountains is Back!
Through September 26
Longwood’s three fountain gardens offer daily shows in the Open Air Theatre and the Italian Water Garden. At night, Illuminated Performances feature a selection of new shows including a tribute to freedom, hope and strength in “Freedom.” May–Aug., Thurs.–Sat., 9:15 p.m.; Sept., 8:15 p.m. For a complete list of performances, visit LongwoodGardens.org/Illuminated.
Natural Lands Trek-a-Thon
Grab your friends, family and coworkers and get outside for some fresh-air fun and fitness to hike, walk or run at nature preserves, in your own neighborhood or on your treadmill. Log your miles during June and submit your total each week. Set a fundraising goal and ask friends and family to sponsor your trek to benefit Natural Lands. Natlands.org/TrekAThon.
Historic Newtown Square Day 25th Anniversary Celebration
A community celebration with historic craft demonstrators, Revolutionary War and Native American re-enactors and tours of historic sites in Newtown Square. This year, there’s an expanded art exhibit and sale, tavern food, as well as a theme of Newtown Square “Our Town.” Square Tavern, Rt. 252 & Goshen Rd., Newtown Square. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 610-975-0290; HistoricNewtownSquare.org.
Town Tours and Juneteenth Commemoration Kick-Off
A “Live at 5” virtual program and then a walking tour featuring William Kashatus, Underground Railroad historian. Depart from the Chester County History Center in downtown West Chester and visit neighborhoods and the homes of Horace Pippin and Bayard Rustin. Learn about early churches, businesses, architecture, the Underground Railroad and civil rights history. Virtual program at 5 p.m., walking tour at 6:45 p.m. For more information and to register visit ChesCoPlanning.org/HisResources/TownTours.cfm.
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Our Favorite Resources
- Berkshire Hathaway Holly Gross
- Cecil County Tourism
- Chester County Community Foundation
- Chester County Hospital, Penn Med
- Delaware Museum of Natural History
- Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast
- Five Star Senior Living DE
- Hicks Brothers Farming
- Key Financial, Inc.
- King Construction
- Sage Life
- Sugarbridge Kitchen & Bath
- SV Dental
- Thorncroft Equestrian Center
- Tim Vaughan
- Welcome Neighbor
- West Chester BID
- Walter J. Cook