November Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
10th Annual PSPCA Bark & Whine Gala
Join the most important fundraising event of the year and a night to celebrate the rescue’s mission with cocktails, dinner, music and dancing. Support by purchasing a Bark in the Box, take part in the silent auction or make a donation. 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St., Philadelphia. 6:30 to 11. Visit website for tickets, PSPCA.org.
Notable Fall Fête
Enjoy boutique shopping, lunch with friends and the speaker, Sydney Grims, Director of Business Development, Fearless Restaurants. Proceeds support the community educational programs of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Merion Cricket Club, 325 Montgomery Ave., Haverford. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $85. 267-968-7956.
People’s Light Presents Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto
November 16–January 1
The holiday tradition is back! Alice Liddle stumbles upon a strange book in the library and ends up in a mysterious, magical place. Cheer the heroes, boo the villains and help Alice find her way home in this panto-tastic take on Lewis Carroll’s madcap classic. Best enjoyed by ages 5 to 105. 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. Times and tickets, 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Flight on Ice
November 18–February 28
This pop-up outdoor “real” ice skating rink brings a season full of family fun, including ice skating sessions, fire pit lounge areas, heated private event tents, nightly programming featuring local entertainers and DJs, theme nights and food and beverages. A portion of proceeds are donated to the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association. 4901 West Chester Pk., Newtown Square. Wed.–Thurs., 4 to 8 p.m.; Fri., 3 to 10 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For tickets, visit FlightOnIce.com.
27th Annual Art Ability Exhibition & Sale
November 25–January 29
Artists with disabilities display and sell their work. Featuring more than 400 pieces of art, sculpture and jewelry by 200 artists from around the globe. Benefits Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital and artists with disabilities. Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, 414 Paoli Pk., Malvern. Preview weekend Nov. 5, at 3, 4 and 5 p.m.; Nov. 6, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. You must preregister for these tours. A special fundraising dinner will be held on Nov. 10, Phoenixville Foundry, 2 N. Main St., Phoenixville, 6:30 p.m., $250. One.BidPal.net/ArtAbility22.
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