Monday, July 26 2021 10:39

Mark Your Calendar

Written by Marci Tomassone

Heading into fall, we look forward to the events we’ve been missing.

Take a look at these, check our events listings monthly and on our website, and be sure to double check venue websites before heading out.


4–6, 78th Annual Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show & Country Fair. Equestrians compete alongside country fair fun at this community event. Rt. 100, Ludwig’s Corner, Glenmoore. 610-458-3344;

10, Fete En Blanc, Showcases the best of Pottstown including their ever-expanding diverse local restaurant scene. Smith Family Plaza, 100 E. High St., Pottstown.

10–12, Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance. Nationally recognized motor car exhibition and other car events. Radnor Hunt, 826 Providence Rd., Malvern. 610-644-4439;

10–12, Chester County Balloon Festival. Fun for all ages with rides, food trucks, a balloon glow rodeo, live music and so much more. Willowdale Steeplechase Grounds, 101 E. Street Rd., Kennett Square.

16–19, Plantation Field Horse Trials & Fair. Top international riders compete in dressage, cross-country and show jumping. 387 Green Valley Rd., Unionville. 484-883-2917;

17, 18, Invitational Vintage Grand Prix. Cars compete in an individually timed event in Coatesville, over 50 rare and unique historic cars/motorcycles on display, merchants, food trucks, a beer garden and new Friday night cruise-in event. 484-787-6408;

18, Canine Partners for Life Fall Festival & Cow Bingo. Family fun includes service dog demos, kennel tours, games and cow bingo. 334 Faggs Manor Rd., Cochranville. 610-869‑4902;

25, Exton Park Community Day. Lots of activities for the whole family, music, food trucks and fireworks at dusk. Exton Park, 132 Church Farm La., Exton.

28–Oct. 3, Dressage at Devon. Top horses and riders from around the world compete. Festival Shops, too. Devon Horse Show Grounds, Lancaster Ave., Devon. 610-517-0849;


Through October, Crush Cancer Wine Tour of Chester County. A month-long tour of local wineries, breweries, distilleries and dining establishments throughout Chester County. Benefits Abramson Cancer Center at Chester County Hospital. 610-431-5329;;

2, Kennett Square Brewfest. Enjoy 90 regional micro-brewers offering samples. Food from local restaurants. 600 S. Broad St. 610-444-8188;

2, 80th Chester County Day Tour. Begin the day at the Foxhunt then tour the southwest quadrant of Chester County. Benefits Chester County Hospital. 610-431-5301;

3, Miles for Mutts. 5K race and 1-mile fun walk raising money to pay for veterinary care for rescue dogs. In person and online. Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Rd., Wayne. 610-908-2855;

2–9, Delco Arts Week. Over 30 arts and cultural attractions including an art studio tour, theater, ballet, music and classes for all ages. 610-220-1385;

7 & 9, King of Prussia Beerfest Royale. Craft and international beer, live bands and KOP’s finest food. Under grand tents, outdoors at the King of Prussia Mall.

14–16, The Great Pumpkin Event. Watch 60 carvers participate in this traditional pumpkin carve and show. Chadds Ford Historical Society, Rt. 100 N., Chadds Ford. 610-388-7376;

28, Harvest–Unite for Her Chef and Wine Tasting Event. The region’s best chefs serve up a farm-to-table tasting event. Benefits Unite for HER, serving local women affected by breast cancer. Phoenixville Foundry, 2 N. Main St., Phoenixville. 610-322-9552;


Through December, People’s Light Presents “A Christmas Carol.” The holiday show at People’s Light is something we all look forward to. Be sure to check website for exact dates, times and tickets.

4, Main Line Notable Kitchen Tour & Chef Tastings. This popular self-guided tour of the Main Line’s unique kitchens benefits The Philadelphia Orchestra.

6, French & Pickering Creek Trust’s 36th Annual Auction Party. Dinner, cocktails and auction benefit conservation in northern Chester County. Rt. 926 & Newark Rd., Unionville. 610-933-7577;

7, 87th Running of PA Hunt Cup. Timber racing, tailgating, carriages. Benefits Chester County Food Bank. Rt. 926 & Newark Rd., Unionville. 610-220-3742;

20–21, Kennel Club of Philadelphia National Dog Show. Top breed dogs contend for Best In Show. Nov. 17 is The National Dog Show, broadcasted nationwide on Thanksgiving Day. Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks. 484-362-2682;

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