September Picks 2018
Our picks for top events this month
This year’s event features the Rolls-Royce and Bentley, European Style/American Power, and Fastbacks. Sept. 7, Welcome Barbecue, 6:30 p.m., $55. Sept. 8, Chester County Road Rally, 8 a.m., includes lunch, noon, $185, plus complimentary Cars and Coffee, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and a Black Tie Gala, live auction and art show preview, 6 p.m., $185. Sept. 9, Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance, 9 a.m., $50 adult, $25 for ages 12 to 18. Benefits Thorncroft Equestrian Center. 826 Providence Rd., Malvern. RadnorConcours.org.
On tap for the signature fundraising craft beer festival will be more than 50 local, regional and national craft breweries, plus live music, local gourmet food, Colonial reenactors, beer brewers and artisan vendors. Benefits the preservation, conservation and education efforts of the Historic Odessa Foundation. 202 Main St., Odessa, DE. VIP Tasting, noon to 2 p.m., $70; general admission, noon to 6 p.m., $55. 302-378-4119; OdessaBrewfest.com.
Help celebrate a new partnership between the Brandywine Conservancy and LandArt Events to bring awareness through art of our region’s incredible natural resources and sustainable agriculture. Palette to Palate will feature over 300 original works of art by more than 50 artists, as well as small plates created by local chefs inspired by ingredients from area farms and farmers markets. Miller Farm, 110 Buck Rd., Downingtown. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $100. 610-388-2700; Brandywine.org.
September 16 & 29
The tour celebrates the history, architecture and design of local historic homes, each with its own personality and story about its past. The 2018 tour will feature an interesting selection of privately owned historic homes in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships. Things kick off on Sept. 16 with a pre-tour cocktail party, “Jazz It Up,” at DuPortail House in Chesterbrook, $30. The house tour on Sept. 29 is from noon to 5 p.m., $35. For tickets, TredyffrinHistory.org.
September 20–October 31
A band of folk-punk musicians arrives in town with a mysterious mission: tell the real story of Mina and Lucy, two women at the heart of Bram Stoker’s Gothic masterpiece, Dracula. Frightening and funny, this highly theatrical world premiere is filled with lilting ballads, rock anthems, melodious love songs … and vampires. 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. For times and tickets,
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