November Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
The Rossettis — An Exhibition at The Delaware Art Museum
Through January 28
The work of Pre-Raphaelite founder Dante Gabriel Rossetti, alongside that of his wife, artist Elizabeth Siddal, and his siblings, writers Christina and William Michael Rossetti, are the subject of this major international exhibition organized in partnership with Tate Britain. Check the website for special events happening during this exhibit including “Pre-Raphaelite Promenade: The DelArt Gala” on Nov. 11. 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. Wed.–Sun., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $17–$25. DelArt.org.
Good Food Fest
Join a celebration of local food and agriculture with a farmers market, live music, food trucks, a pouring room, culinary demos, kids activities and more. Hosted by Growing Roots Partners and made possible by Kimberton Whole Foods. Kimberton Fair Grounds, 762 Pike Springs Rd., Phoenixville. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. VIP early entry at 10 a.m., $25; general admission, $10. GoodFarmsGoodFood.com.
Harvest — 11th Annual Chef Tasting Event
Featuring unique farm-to-table culinary creations from top chefs, with offerings from wineries, breweries, spirit vendors and zero-proof nonalcoholic beverages. The evening also features auctions, a wine grab and live musical entertainment. Benefits Unite for HER. Phoenixville Foundry, 2 N. Main St., Phoenixville. 5:30 p.m. $175–$250. UniteForHER.org/Harvest.
A Christmas Carol at People’s Light
November 15–December 31
Enjoy a fresh approach to Charles Dickens’ classic. Infused with original music and traditional English carols, this jubilant retelling of the beloved Yuletide ghost story is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Haas Stage, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. Times and tickets, 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Santa Claus is Coming to Town — in Media
Begin with a Block Party at Veterans Square, at 2:30 with food, music, games, giveaways and lots of surprises. Then the Fun Run/Walk at 4:15 at State St. and Veterans Square. Finally, Santa leads the way for the parade at 5 p.m. (map available on the website). Please contribute nonperishable food to the Media Food Bank or unwrapped, new toys for CityTeam, benefiting local families. Rain date, Dec. 3. SantaParade.Media.
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