GoggleWorks Studio Artists' Exhibition
Irvin & Louis E. Cohen Gallery, 201 Washington St., Reading. 610-374-4600;
THROUGH JANUARY 27
2017 Craft Forms at Wayne Art Center
An international juried exhibition of contemporary crafts and companion show, "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Glass." Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne. Mon-Fri, 10 to 5; Sat, 10 to 4. 610-688-3553;
THROUGH JANUARY 28
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital Art Ability
Exhibit & Sale
Artists from around the world with disabilities submit their work to this juried exhibition and sale. 414 Paoli Pk., Malvern. 484-596-5710; MainLineHealth.org/ArtAbility.
JANUARY 26-FEBRUARY 4
Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
45th Annual Fine Art Show & Sale
The exhibition and sale opens with a catered preview reception Jan. 26, 6 to 9 pm, tickets $50 in advance and $60 at the door. The Mansion, 560 Sproul Rd., Villanova. Daily noon to 4. Free. NDAPA.org/ArtShow.
Wellington Square Bookshop
Through Jan., "All the Light You Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr; through Feb.,
"The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. 549 Wellington Square, Exton. Check website for times. 610-458-1144;
Design Homes / Home Shows
Philly Home Show
Celebrities like Kevin O'Connor, host of the award-winning PBS series This Old House, and experts will inspire you. PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Phila. Check website for hours. $3-$13. 215-274-1948; PhillyHomeshow.com.
THROUGH JANUARY, Tuesdays
Story Time at Wellington Square Bookshop
Ages 2-5 enjoy songs and cookies and listen to stories come alive in the bookshop. 549 Wellington Square, Exton. 10 to 11 am. 610-458-1144;
THROUGH JANUARY, Tuesdays
Kiddie Academy of Phoenixville hosts
Story Time at Steel City Coffeehouse
Enjoy the Winter Wonderland stories, interactive activities and a light treat in the new book nook. 203 Bridge St., Phoenixville. 10 am. 484-924-8425;
JANUARY 6-7, 13-14, 20-21
Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club
An Open House with railroads, hundreds of buildings, people and trees create realistic scenes. Thomas the Tank Engine and a scavenger hunt, too. 400 S. Main St., Phoenixville. 1 to 5. Free. 610-935-1126;
Family Pet Show 2018
Designed to educate and entertain the public about the wonderful world of pets. The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks. Fri, 4 to 9; Sat, 10 to 7; Sun, 10 to 5. $6-$13. 631-423-0620;
Hagley Museum & Library
Learn how the ingenious design and capabilities of insects inspire innovations and inventions that improve people's lives. Held in the Soda House, 298 Buck Rd., Wilmington. 10 to 4. $6-$8. 302-658-2400;
JANUARY 15, FEBRUARY 15, MARCH 17
Longwood Gardens Presents OrKid Days
Explore orchids, enjoy interactive story reading and partake in a family seek-and-find. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. 9 to 5. Free with gardens admission, $12-$23. 610-388-1000;
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service-
Delaware Art Museum
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Museum in partnership with One Village Alliance and Raising Kings. Activities include gallery highlights, art making, mentorship opportunities and more. 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. 10 to 4. Free. 302-571-9590;
Robert Burns Memorial Whisky Tasting
Attendees will each receive the fine whisky tasting glass they use and be able to bid on silent auction items including rare bottles. Seating is limited. Benefits the Colonial Theatre. 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. 6 pm. $125. 610-917-1228; TheColonialTheatre.com.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundati
11th Annual Lemon Ball
Enjoy a fabulous evening of dining, dancing, auctions and listening to amazing stories of heroes big and small. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market St., Phila. 6:30 pm. $275. 610-649-3034; AlexsLemonade.org.
JANUARY 21-MARCH 31
Longwood Gardens-Orchid Extravaganza
The conservatory transforms into a tropical oasis featuring an astonishing display of orchids. 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square. 9 to 6. Timed tickets req., $12-23. 610-388-1000; LongwoodGardens.org.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
"Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes."
"Royal Splendor: The Coronation Gown from the Netflix series, The Crown."
5105 Kennett Pk., Winterthur. Tues-Sun, 10 to 5. $15-$30. 302-888-4600; Winterthur.org.
THROUGH JANUARY 7
Delaware Museum of Natural History -
Here Be Dragons
Exploring human/dragon connections through hands-on activities and encounters with live reptiles. 4840 Kennett Pk., Wilmington. Mon-Sat, 9:30 to 4:30; Sun, noon to 4:30. $3-$9. 302-658-9111;
THROUGH JANUARY 28
Delaware Art Museum
Through Jan. 7,
"Tableau: The Art of Richard Cleaver."
Through Jan. 28,
"An American Journey: The Art of John Sloan." 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. Wed, 10 to 4; Thurs, 10 to 8, free after 4; Fri-Sun, 10 to 4. $6-$12, free, Sundays. 302-571-9590;
THROUGH APRIL 14
Chester County Historical Society
"You've Got Mail!"
highlights the changes in stamps, delivery and postage rates between 1790 and 1890. 225 N. High St., West Chester. Tues-Sat, 9:30 to 4:30. $4-$8. 610-692-4800; ChesterCoHistorical.org.
THROUGH JUNE 3
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Through Jan. 7,
"Dylan Gauthier: highwatermarks" and "Recent Acquisitions," works of art acquired by purchase, donation or promised gift;
Jan. 27-June 3,
"The Way Back: The Paintings of George A. Weymouth," featuring approximately 65 of Weymouth's best works of art.
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd., Chadds Ford. Daily 9:30 to 5. $6-$18. 610-388-2700; Brandywine.org.
JANUARY 6, 13
The Keswick Theatre Presents
Tribute Revival to U2, Meatloaf and Journey;
Steven Wright. 291 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside. Visit website for times and tickets. 215-572-7650;
JANUARY 6-FEBRUARY 17
Valley Forge Casino Resort
Jan. 6-Feb. 17, Saturdays,
Matthew Fraser, psychic/medium and author. 1160 1st Ave., King of Prussia. Visit website for times and tickets. 610-354-8118; VFCasino.com.
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
Live music, theater, dance and film.
Joe Conklin Comedy Show, 8 pm, $32-$37;
Opera Tutti Caberet, 3 pm, $20-$25;
Jazz Cocktail Hour: One Night, Two Legends, Two Horns, McKenna & Vaché, 6:30, $15-$25
. 226 N. High St., West Chester. Check website for details. 484-639-9004; UptownWestChester.org.
DE Art Museum-Concerts on Kentmere
"Musical Journey" celebrates the works and career of John Sloan and features music by Mozart, Gershwin and Hahn, 7:30 pm. Snow date, Jan. 21 at 4 pm. $50.
2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington. 302-571-9590; DelArt.org.
Makin' Music Rockin' Rhythms at
Villa Maria Academy
Children up to age 4 are invited with a parent or guardian for a morning of fun and music. Villa Maria Academy Gymnasium, 1140 King Rd., Immaculata. 10 am. Free. 610-361-0730; MakinMusic.com.
THROUGH JANUARY, Thursdays
West Chester Birding Club Field Trip
Founded in 1910, this is one of the oldest continually active bird clubs in the country. The field trip is to Exton Park, in the area formerly known as Church Farm Pond. 800 E. Swedesford Rd., Exton. 8:30 am. WestChesterBirdClub.org.
The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County-Once in a Blue Moon Hike
This is a "once in a blue moon" chance to be able to enjoy the 2nd full moon of the month. Bucktoe Creek Preserve, 432 Sharp Rd., Avondale. 7 to 8:30 pm.$5-$10; under 12, free. 610-347-0347; TLCforSCC.org.
Supermoon Night Hikes at Tyler Arboretum
A fast-paced hike to view a series of full moon supermoons
. Bring a flashlight. 515 Painter Rd., Media. 6 to 7:30 p.m. $20. 610-566-9134; TylerArboretum.org.
Strolls, First Fridays & Second Saturdays
Greater Philadelphia Spring Home Show
Whether it's a minor renovation, new landscaping, decorating or a major remodel, this is your first stop for ideas and inspiration. Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 First Ave., King of Prussia. Fri., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. 855-449-3714; GreaterPhillyHomeShows.com.
Wild West Murder
JANUARY 5-27, Friday & Saturday
Along with mystery and suspense, expect some finger-lickin' hors d'oeuvres and, of course, some Pennsylvania wine. Chaddsford Winery, 632 Baltimore Pk., Chadds Ford. 6 to 9:30 p.m. $60. 610-388-7376; ChaddsFordHistory.org.
16th Annual Taste of Phoenixville
Food lovers enjoy food, wine and beer from the area's best restaurants along with live music and dancing. Benefits the Good Samaritan Shelter in Phoenixville. Phoenixville Foundry, 2 N. Main St. 6 to 10 pm. Tickets $100 and up. 610-933-9305; TasteOfPhoenixville.com.
WCU-Live! Presents Tapestry:
A Tribute to Carole King
The show recreates the glorious sounds of such favorites as "You've Got a Friend," "Natural Woman," "It's Too Late" and "Beautiful," the title song of the mega-hit Broadway musical about the life and times of Carole King. Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, 700 S. High St., West Chester. 7:30 p.m. $15-$27. 610-436-2266; WCUPa.edu.
2018 Philadelphia Auto Show
JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 4
A nine-day fantasy camp on wheels! There's something for everyone at the Philly Auto Show! Black Tie Tailgate, Jan. 26, 7 p.m., benefits the Dept. of Nursing at Children's Hospital of Phila. Tickets $250 and up. PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia. Check website for hours and info. $7-$14. 215-418-2000; PhillyAutoShow.com.
THROUGH JANUARY 7
Aladdin: A Musical Panto
The holiday tradition continues with young Aladdin and his animal pals finding a mysterious lamp. People's Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. Check website for show times and tickets. 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
THROUGH JANUARY 14
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
The Academy Award-winning film comes to life at Media Theatre, 104 E. State St., Media. Check website for show times and tickets. 610-891-0100; MediaTheatre.org.
JANUARY 10-FEBRUARY 4
Morning's at Seven
The lives of four close-knit sisters overturn when one of their sons brings his fiancée home to his eccentric, irreverent family. People's Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. Check website for show times and tickets. 610-644-3500; PeoplesLight.org.
Go Figure: The Randy Gardner Story
A look at the astonishing world of figure skating starring Randy Gardner, Tai Babilonia and Dorothy Hamill. Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water St., Wilmington. Check website for show times and tickets. 302-594-1100; DelawareTheatre.org.
JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 25
Next To Normal
The Pulitzer Prize winner featuring award winning actors Krissy Fraelich and Ben Dibble, in which a suburban household is affected by mental illness. Presented with heart, much love and inspiration. Media Theatre, 104 E. State St., Media. Check website for show times and tickets. 610-891-0100; MediaTheatre.org.
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