September Events In and Around Chester County
Our top picks for events this month
Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance
See one hundred of the most significant automobiles, based on a featured automobile marque (make), vehicle type or coachbuilder and a motorcycle marque or class. Sept. 8, Welcome Barbecue, 6:30 p.m.; Sept. 9, Bill O’Connell Memorial Road Rally, 8:30 a.m. to noon, cocktails followed by the Art Show Preview & Silent Auction, 6 p.m., dinner and dancing with live music, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 10, Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Benefits Thorncroft Equestrian Center. Radnor Hunt Club, 826 Providence Rd., Malvern. $40–$80. RadnorConcours.org.
Up On The Roof
Join one of West Chester’s premier fundraising events, held on a downtown rooftop under the stars, hosted by West Chester Downtown Foundation and West Chester BID. Enjoy music, cocktails, appetizers, desserts, plus beer, wine and the always-popular Rooftop Martini. Benefits the beautification of West Chester. 14 E. Chestnut St. Garage. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. $90. DowntownWestChester.com; WCDF.org.
Longwood Wine & Jazz Festival
Enjoy the sights and sounds of live music while savoring a selection of wines throughout the Gardens. Sip along to exceptional jazz and, after the sun goes down, catch the jazz-inspired Illuminated Fountain Performance to round out your visit. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. 2 to 9 p.m. $43–$65. LongwoodGardens.org.
2nd Annual Philadelphia Polo Classic
Over 5,000 guests are expected at Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park for a sensational event centered around two matches featuring polo’s greatest champions. Enjoy a carriage parade, Dog Divot Stomp, plus hat and ensemble contests for men and women. Benefits the local nonprofit Work to Ride. Fairmount Park, Reservoir Dr., Philadelphia. Gates open at 10 a.m.; first match at 11 a.m., gates close at 4:30 p.m. $35. PhiladelphiaPoloClassic.org.
5th Annual Delco Arts Week
September 30–October 8
The Delaware County Arts Consortium hosts more than 60 events, including many free to the public. The week includes concerts, festivals, films, gallery exhibitions, kids activities and workshops. You’ll find something for all ages as Delco artists and performers share their talent, love of the arts and community spirit with residents and visitors. Visit DelcoArts.org for details.
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