March Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
Restaurant Week in West Chester
Through March 5
This fun-filled week is the perfect opportunity to support your favorite restaurant or explore someplace new. Participating locations will offer special prix fixe, multi-course menus at $30, $40 or $50 per person. With 18 different participating restaurants, there’s something for everyone. For more and a list of participating places, visit DowntownWestChester.com/RestaurantWeek.
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Through July 13
“Home Places: Andrew Wyeth and the Architecture of Chadds Ford.” Artwork is drawn exclusively from the collection of the Wyeth Foundation for American Art, half have never been publicly exhibited. Get a first glimpse at a remarkable collection that sheds new light on the collaborative process of Andrew and Betsy Wyeth. 1 Hoffman’s Mill Rd., Chadds Ford. Wed.–Mon., 10 to 4. $6–$18. Brandywine.org.
Philadelphia Flower Show — The Garden Electric
The flower show returns indoors this year with stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers. This year’s theme brings the electrifying presence of today’s most dynamic designers of floral arrangements, lush gardens and landscapes. Special events include a mini music festival, Kids Cocoon, Fido Friday, Family Frolic, Butterflies Live and more. PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Phila. $20–$43.50. TheFlowerShow.com.
WCU Live! Presents Rhythm of the Dance
Enjoy more than 2,000 years of dance, music, songs and culture from pre-Celtic times to modern-day sounds. It’s full of flailing feet and fiddles, futuristic dances, eye-catching lighting and costumes, sensational sound effects and is one of the top three Irish step dance shows in the world. Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, University Ave. & S. High St., West Chester. 7 pm. $12–$25. 610-436-2266; WCUPA.edu/Live; RhythmOfTheDance.com.
World Water Day at Stroud Water Research Center
Families and community members engage in fun activities including the discovery of live “stream bugs” (aquatic macroinvertebrates), stream ecology videos, a bilingual (Spanish and English) reading of the “Creek Critters” children’s picture book and an electrofishing demonstration in White Clay Creek. 970 Spencer Rd., Avondale. 4:30 to 7:30. Free. Pre-registration requested. StroudCenter.org.
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