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May Picks 2017

Written by County Lines Magazine
Phoenixville Food Truck Festival

May 6

Join the hungry crowds at Phoe-nixville’s Food Truck Festival—which are getting bigger all the time—with dozens of food trucks and vendors. Taste fresh, hot, handmade specialty donuts at Undrgrnd Donuts, stop by Pbon’s Phood Truck for land and seafood cuisine, Phyl-lodellphia’s for Greek- and Mediterranean-inspired food, and The Chilly Banana for whips and other tasty fruit-based treats … the list goes on. Downtown Phoenixville. Noon to 6. PhoenixvilleFoodFestival.com.

Malvern Blooms

May 7

Celebrate Malvern with activities for the whole family—live music, kids activities including inflatables, games and prizes, balloon artists, crafts and face painting, plus artists and crafters, a food court with food trucks, restaurants and more. King St. & Warren Ave., Malvern. 11 to 4. Malvern-Festivals.com.

May in Kennett Square

May 6, 13, 20

Visit and plan to stay and play at Anson B. Nixon Park for a host of events this month: May 6, Trout Rodeo—a park favorite—the ponds are stocked with trout, breakfast and lunch for sale. PA fishing license required for fishermen 16+. May 13, Kennett Rotary PetFest—adoptions, portraits, music, food, pet fashions and more. Noon to 4. Free. May 20, 28th Annual Kennett Run—benefits local charities and has events for all ages including a post-race party. Registration, 6:30 a.m., 9 a.m. race. $20–$45. 610-388- 1556; KennettRun.net. Anson B. Nixon Park, N. Walnut St., Newtown Square. 610-444-0792; AnsonBNixonPark.org.

Wayne Art Center Plein Air Art Festival

May 8–June 25

This national juried exhibition is dedicated  to enhancing the public’s awareness of outdoor painting. May 8–13, Art-ists Paint the Delaware Valley; May 13, Plein Air 2017 Soirée and Sale, 6 to 10 p.m., phone for tickets; May 15–June 25, Plein Air Art Festival Exhibition. 413 Maple-wood Ave., Wayne. Mon.–Fri., 9 to 5; Sat., 9 to 4. 610-688-3553; WayneArt.org.

Treasures & Travels: A People’s Light Auction Adventure

May 19

Gather in the newly renovated Farmhouse for an evening of fine food and drink, exciting auctions, a raffle for a luxury Caribbean villa vacation in Placencia, Belize and a peek at the People’s Light production of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. Benefits the theater’s artistic and education programs. The Farmhouse at People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets $250 and up. 610-647-1900; PeoplesLight.org.