Yarnbombing at Morris Arboretum.
Fiber artist Melissa Maddonni Haims weaves her magic on some iconic trees. 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Phila. Daily 10 to 4, weekends until 5. $9-$17. 215-247-5777; MorrisArboretum.org.
PA Guild of Craftsmen Fine Craft Fair.
Almost 200 craftspeople participate. Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison St., Wilmington. Sat, 10 to 6; Sun, 10 to 5. $8. 717-431-8706; PACrafts.org.
Fridays & Sundays, JUNE-SEPTEMBER
Spectators picnic and tailgate at the grounds. Toughkenamon Exit, Rt. 1 S.
Fri, gates open at 5; polo, 5:30; music, 7:30. $10-$15; Sun, gates open at 1:30; match at 3, $10. Cancelled for rain or extreme heat. BrandywinePolo.com.
THROUGH SEPT. 30, WEDNESDAYS
Dining Under the Stars in Media.
Restaurants offer outdoor dining along State Street, from Jackson to Orange Sts. You'll find entertainment and children's activities on each block. 5 to 11. VisitMediaPA.com.
Toasts and Tunes Wine Tasting at Tyler.
Fine wines, a selection of hors d'oeuvres and live music. Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd., Media. 6 to 8. $35. 610-566-9134; TylerArboretum.org.
Willistown Cons. Trust Tomato Tasting.
Tomatoes (many types presented), beer and wine. Rushton Farm, 911 Delchester Rd., Newtown Square. 5 to 7. $35. 610-353-2562; WCTrust.org.
Gardens, Tours, Plant Sales
Fridays & Saturdays, THROUGH OCT. 31
House Tours at Chanticleer Garden.
An introduction to the garden taking visitors on a tour through the first floor of the Chanticleer house. 786 Church Rd., Wayne. Fri, Sat, 11 am. $15. 610-687-4163; ChanticleerGarden.org.
THROUGH OCTOBER 31
Mt. Cuba Center's New Garden.
Native perennials demonstrate their beauty and utility in a formal setting. 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE. Wed-Sun, 10 to 4. $5-$10. 302-239-8883; MtCubaCenter.org.
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5
DE Museum of Natural History.
Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss-explore the mysteries
of the ocean's depths and the unusual creatures that thrive there. Mon-Sat, 9:30 to 4:30. 4840 Kennett Pk. (Rt. 52). $7-$9. 302-658-9111; DelMNH.org.
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 25
The Delaware Art Museum.
Through Sept. 18, Edward Koren: The Capricious Line;
rough Sept. 25,
Dark Humor: African American Art from the University Museums, Univ. of DE. 2301 Kentmere Pkwy.Wed, Fri-Sun, 10 to 4; Thurs, 10 to 8. $6-$12. 302-571-9590;
THROUGH NOVEMBER 6
Brandywine River Museum of Art.
Through Oct. 9,
"Get the Picture! Contemporary Children's Book Illustration."
Though Nov. 6, "New Terrains: American Landscape Paintings from the Bequest of Richard M. Scaife."
1 Hoffman's Hill Rd., Chadds Ford. 9:30 to 4:30. $6-$15. 610-388-2700;
The Christian C. Sanderson Museum.
"Simply Sanderson"-never-before-seen photos and artifacts. 1755 Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Thurs-Sun, noon to 4.
$5-$8; under 5, free
Marshall Steam Museum at Auburn Heights.
Evenings at the Museum.
Open house for the new exhibition on the revival of the Stanley Steamer. 3000 Creek Rd., Yorklyn, DE. 7 pm. $5. 302-239-2385; AuburnHeights.org.
THROUGH JULY 31, Friday-Sunday
Rodney Square Summer Stage.
Uptown! Entertainment Presents ...
First Thursdays, local bands, 8 to 11, $10. July 28, Aug. 25, Broadway in the Borough, The Resident Theatre Co. with NY performers, 7 to 9, $24. Sprout Music Collective, 130 E Prescott Alley. UptownWestChester.org.
THURSDAYS, THROUGH OCTOBER
Longwood Gardens Concerts.
Live music in the Beer Garden, 6 to 9 pm. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. Most free with garden adm. 610-388-1000;
JULY 20-AUGUST 10
Summer Concerts-Anson B. Nixon Park.
Mercury Radio Theater;
West Philadelphia Orchestra;
. Walnut Rd., Kennett Square. 7 to 9 pm. Free. 610-444-1416; AnsonBNixonPark.org.
JULY 20-AUGUST 7
Delaware County Summer Festival.
Makin' Music Rockin' Rhythms;
The Big House Band;
Jeff Campbell & Friends;
The Land of Ozz;
Live at the Fillmore;
Hot Club of Phila: Gypsy Jazz;
PA Symphonic Winds;
Bryn Mawr Mainliners;
Mind's Eye View;
Lonny Shields Band and Jesse Loewy Band;
Rose Tree Park, Rt. 252 & Providence Rd., Media. 7:30. Free. 610-891-4455; Co.Delaware.PA.US/Summer.
Ladybug Music Festival.
The line-up is coming soon for this all-day block party with lots of entertainment at 2nd & Loma, Wilmington. 5 to 10 pm. Free. TheLadyBugFestival.com.
JULY 21, 28
Free Concerts at Wilson Farm Park.
JULY 21, AUGUST 18
Music at Marshall Square Park.
The gazebo in Marshall Square Park. Visit the website for performers. 248 E. Marshall St., West Chester. 6:30 pm. Free. 610-436-9010; MarshallSquarePark.org.
JULY 23, 24, 30
Chester County Pops Summer Concerts.
Audience favorites from the Beatles and Miss Saigon.
Immaculata Univ., 1145 King Rd., Immaculata, 7 pm;
Phoenixville Area Middle School, 1330 Main St., 3 pm;
Fugett Middle School, 500 Ellis La., West Chester, 7 pm. $15-$20; children free. 610-594-9178; ChesCoPops.org.
JULY 23-AUGUST 6
Bryn Mawr Twilight Concert Series.
John Gorka w/Mark Schultz;
Lisa Willson Vocal Academy;
Cheryl Wheeler w/Bruce Rits Gilbert and Matt Lyons;
Trespass-Genesis Tribute Band. Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr. 7 pm. $12 donation. 610-864-4303; BrynMawrTwilightConcerts.com.
JULY 23-AUGUST 7
Long's Park Summer Music Series.
Amy Banks Presents a Motown Love Story;
Pimps of Joytime;
March Fourth! Musicians, dancers and artisans take you on a foot-stomping, soul-stirring journey
Long's Park Amphitheater, 1441 Harrisburg Pike at Rt. 30, Lancaster. Sundays, 7:30 pm. Free. 717-735-8883; LongsPark.org.
JULY 24, 31
Upper Merion Concerts Under the Stars.
Lauren Hart with Jimi Kendrick;
WXPN welcomes Trout Fishing in America with special guest Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds.
Township Bldg. Park, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia. 6 pm. 484-636-3899; UMTownship.org.
JULY 24-AUGUST 7
Miller Park Summer Concert Series.
Albert C. Miller Memorial Park, 220 Miller Way, Exton. 6:30. Free. 610-363-9525; WestWhiteland.org.
JULY 24-AUGUST 7
West Goshen Summer Concerts.
. West Goshen Comm. Park, N. Five Points & Fern Hill Rds. 6:30 pm. 610-696-5266; WGoshen.org.
JULY 26-AUGUST 9
Eagleview Town Center Concerts.
Family Night! Better N' Recess, Nalani & Sarina;
John Byrne Band
. Canned food items requested for Chester County Food Bank. Wellington Square, Exton. 7 pm. Free. Facebook.com/eagleviewtc.
Peoples' Festival Tribute to Bob Marley.
Celebration of music and arts, to preserve and honor the legacy of Bob Marley. Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, Rosa Parks Dr., Wilmington. Noon to 10 pm. PeoplesFestival.com.
Paradocx Vineyard Summer Concerts.
Whiskey Hicken Boys
. Concerts through Oct. 1
. 1833 Flinit Hill Rd., Landenberg. 5 to 9 pm. $10-$12 includes a glass of wine. 610-255-5684; Paradocx.com.
Riverfront Blues Festival in Wilmington.
Outdoor music festival is held at Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park, Rosa Parks Dr., Wilmington. Check website for tickets. 302-576-3095; RiverfrontBluesFest.com.
Retirement Community Events
Wellington at Hershey's Mill.
Complementary Summer Series for Seniors:
How Do I Get My House Ready To Sell? 1361 Boot Rd., West Chester. 11 to 1. Register, 484-653-1200; WellingtonRetirement.com.
Free Theatre in the Parks.
Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, sit back and enjoy Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company's Tartuffe. Check website for park locations in the area. Free. CommonwealthClassicTheatre.org.
THROUGH AUGUST 21
The Jungle Book.
Media Theatre Co., 104 E. State St., Media. Sat, 11 am; Sun, noon. $12-$15. 610-891-0100; MediaTheatre.org.
Shrek The Musical.
Longwood Gardens Open Air Theatre, Rt. 1, Kennett Square. $15-$30 includes garden admission; fountain display after the show. 8 pm. 302-478-3355; Brandywiners.org.
Shakespeare in the Park.
A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Presented by PA Leadership Charter School's Ctr. for Performing Arts. Hoopes Park Ln., West Chester. 4 pm. Free. 610-701-3333; PALCS.org/cpfa/.
Strolls, First Fridays & Second Saturdays.
Third Thursday on State Street:
JULY 21-AUGUST 25
Town Tours & Village Walks.
"Celebrating 300 Years of Iron and Steel Heritage."
Hibernia Mansion and Iron Master Plantation;
Joanna Furnace: An Archaeological Triumph;
Carver Court: A Living Legacy, Coatesville;
E. Pikeland Hist. District;
Pine Forge Academy & Hopewell Nat'l Hist. Site.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Replica Touring Through Downingtown.
Part of a national tour, this 250-ft-long replica will be on view at Brandywine Community Park, Dilworth Rd., Downingtown. Opening ceremony July 28, 6:30 pm. EBrandywine.org.
THROUGH AUGUST 21
Heartwarming musical adventure based on Rudyard Kipling's story. 104 E. State St., Media. Sat, 11 am; Sun, noon. $12-$15. 610-891-0100;
Ring of Fire:
The Music of Johnny Cash.
JULY 20-AUGUST 14
David Lutken, stars in a musical mosaic of the life and career of Johnny Cash. People's Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. $27-$47. 610-644-3500;
Performances at The Grand.
JULY 21-AUGUST 30
Eddie Izzard-force majeure; Aug. 7,Kandace Springs with special guest Maya Belardo;
"Weird Al" Yankovic-The Mandatory World Tour. 818 N. Market St., Wilmington. 800-37-GRAND;
AUGUST 3-OCTOBER 29
Experience color, light and sound as they emerge from the Gardens to create an evening you'll never forget.
1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. $17-$27. 610-388-1000; LongwoodGardens.org.
THROUGH AUGUST 25, THURSDAYS
Brandywine River Museum of Art-Museum Explorers Family Workshop.
Inspired by the exhibition, "Get the Picture! Contemporary Children's Book Illustration." 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd., Chadds Ford. 10 and 11 am. $5 per child/one adult, free. 610.388.2700; Brandywine.org.
THURSDAYS, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1
Swingin' Summer Thursdays.
Food, music, clowns, magicians, jugglers & more.
Aug. 4, Kevin McCove, second band TBD;
Sept. 1, Groove Merchants and Lion's Paw. Gay St., downtown West Chester. 6:30 to 9:30. 610-436-9010;
Morris Arboretum's Garden Railway.
100 E. Northwestern Ave., Phila. Mon-Fri, 10 to 4; Sat, Sun, 10 to 5; Wed until 8, June-Aug. $8-$16. 215-247-5777;
The Cecil County Fair.
Highlights include the carnival midway, demolition derby, tractor and truck pulls, a rodeo and shows. Fair Hill Fairgrounds, Rts. 273 & 213, Elkton, MD. 9 to 11. $2-$5. 410-392-3440; CecilCountyFair.org.
JULY 24, AUGUST 21
Tyler Arboretum's Summer Festivals.
Wacky Water Festival-learn how nature keeps its cool.
Bugs & Butterflies Festival-visit the Butterfly House to see and hold live butterflies in all stages. 515 Painter Rd., Media. 10 to 2. $7-$11. 610-566-9134; TylerArboretum.org.
88th Kimberton Fair.
An old-fashioned country fair with 4-H Livestock competitions great food rides, fireworks. 762 Pike Springs Rd., Phoenixville. 610-935-1388; KimbertonFair.org.
JULY 27, AUGUST 10
Eagleview Movie Nights.
July 27, Inside Out; Aug. 10, The Dolphins Tale. Movies continue through Sept. 8. Wellington Square, Eagleview. 7 pm. Free. Bring canned food donations for Chester Co. Food Bank. 610-458-1900;InEagleview.com.
67th Annual Goshen Country Fair.
Agricultural exhibits, rides and entertainment. Benefits the Volunteer Goshen Fire Company. Gates open 6 pm. Fair Grounds, Park Ave., off West Chester Pk. 610-430-1554; GoshenCountryFair.org.
Annual Nat'l Night Out Against Crime.
The Borough Police Dept. invites families to enjoy live entertainment, refreshments, kid's activities, police displays, fire and EMS vehicles
Municipal Bldg., 401 E. Gay St., West Chester. 6 to 9. West-Chester.com.
In the Good Old Summertime.
Victorian celebration with a magician, Children's Heritage Garden, photographs in Victorian clothing, lawn games. 5 Haldeman Rd., Schwenksville. 11 to 3. Free. 610-287-9349; MontcoPa.org/PennypackerMills.
Home skills and trades of the Pennsylvania Dutch from 1750-1880. Henry Antes Plantation, 318 Colonial Rd., Perkiomenville. Fri, noon to 8; Sat, 10 to 6. $3-$12. 215-234-8953; Goschenhoppen.org.
JULY 23, AUGUST 13, SEPTEMBER 10
Schuylkill River Pedal and Paddle.
Take a 4.5 mile bike ride from Pottstown's Riverfront Park to Historic Morlatton Village in Douglassville. Lunch, bikes, kayaks and all kayaking gear are provided. 9 to 2. $40. 484-945-0200; SchuylkillRiver.org.
AUGUST 3, 24
Bike, Hike & Brews at Hagley.
Stroll, jog or cycle Hagley's three-mile loop then enjoy music, local beers and a special menu. 450 Blacksmith Hill Rd., Wilmington. 5 to 8 pm. $5-$14. 302-658-2400; Hagley.org.
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