October Picks 2017
October 6–8, 20
Thirty distinguished dealers offer a wide selection of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, furniture and folk art. Oct. 6, Opening Night, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and light buffet, 6 to 9 p.m., $125. Cabrini University. Dixon Center, 610 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor. Sat., 10 to 7; Sun., 10 to 5. $15. (Complimentary tickets available on website.) Oct. 20, What’s It Worth appraisal event by Freeman’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, Surrey Services, 60 Chestnut Ave., Devon, 3 to 6 p.m., $50, must register: 484-843-2510. 484-580-9609; MainLineAntiquesShow.com.
Through October 22
An American classic featuring some of the most powerful music ever written for the stage, including “If I Loved You,” “Mister Snow,” “June is Bustin’ Out All Over” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” 104 E. State St., Media. $25–$50. For times and tickets, 610-891-0100; MediaTheatre.org.
October 21–January 28
Featuring nearly 100 of John Sloan’s works as an illustrator in Philadelphia, his famous depictions of New York City, his lively views of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and his fascinating studies of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The exhibition will be accompanied by a full range of public programs. 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. Wed., Fri.–Sun., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thurs., until 8 p.m. $6–$12; free Thurs. from 4 to 8 and Sun. all day. 302-571-9590; DelArt.org.
Premier blues musicians perform at a new location this year with lots of room for dancing, vendors, a beer garden, KidZone and more. Paoli Presbyterian Church, S. Valley Rd., Paoli. 11 to 6. Donation of non-perishable food for the Food Bank. 610-206-7743; PaoliBluesFest.com.
Over 70 chili-cooking teams compete for prizes at this annual event with crafters, a kids zone, food trucks, decorating booth and more. Benefits local nonprofits. Gay St., West Chester. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Wristbands, $12. 484-467-3415; WestChesterChiliCookoff.com.
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