October Picks 2019
Palette to Palate—A Tasting & Art Show
Join area artists, local farmers, farmers’ markets and the Brandywine Conservancy as they bring awareness through art of the resources of open space and sustainable agriculture in our region. Featuring 250 original works of art by more than 50 artists, along with children’s activities and local chefs creating small plates inspired by seasonal ingredients from area farms and farmers’ markets. Libations provided by local wineries, distilleries, cideries and breweries. Rose Hill Farm, 490 Apple Grove Rd., Coatesville. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $50, children under 10 are free. LandArtEvents.com.
Philly Fights Cancer Fundraiser
This celebration showcases world-class entertainment, featuring cinema and stage star Hugh Jackman, comedian John Mulaney and multi-platinum-selling pop artist Andy Grammer. Benefits the clinical trials and translational research at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. The Navy Yard, Kitty Hawk & League Island Blvd., Philadelphia. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information visit PhillyFightsCancer.org.
To Love a Canine Rescue—Miles For Mutts
Run or walk the 3.1-mile course through the grounds at Wilson Farm Park. There will be water stations along the way for people and dogs, vendors, a food truck and TLC’s adorable adoptables will be on hand. For a $20 donation, one of these available dogs can accompany you on your 1-mile walk. Benefits TLC. 500 Lee Rd., Wayne. 8 a.m. to noon. $15–$35. 610-908-2855; TLCRescuePA.com.
Through October 20
A West Philly family gathers for the holidays in Colman Domingo’s hilarious, heartfelt comedy-drama. Dotty’s memory is slipping and
her three children clash over how best to care for the proud, lovable matriarch. People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. Check website for times and tickets. 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Thorncroft Equestrian Center’s 10th Annual Lobstah Bake & BBQ
Plenty of lobstah, pork barbecue by Jimmy’s BBQ, beer garden, live music from Red Planet Groove, and kids entertainment. Rain or shine. Jimmy Moran North Arena, 190 Line Rd., Malvern. 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets $95 and up. Reservations a must. 610-644-1963; bit.ly/lobstah2019.
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