Main Line Happenings: April 2-8

From Clover Market’s seasonal debut to the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia, here are 10 events you won’t want to miss this week.




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Fishing Derby at Linvilla Orchards
April 2-29, Media

All month long, visitors can fish at Linvilla Orchards’ lake, which will be stocked with more than a thousand trout.

DMAX Foundation Courageous Conversations Take Teamwork Event
April 4, 7-9 p.m., Bryn Mawr

The DMAX Foundation hosts its fourth annual educational event at the Shipley School, focusing on athletes’ mental health. The event features a panel of players from the NFL, Olympic field hockey team and the University of Pennsylvania football team.

Cynwyd Trail Spring Cleanup
April 7-8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bala Cynwyd

Join the Fiends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail for a spring clean up of one of our area’s most enjoyable walking, biking and running trails. 

Voices of the Civil War at Laurel Hill Cemetery
April 7, 1 p.m., Philadelphia

Learn about the lives and experiences of the Civil War veterans buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery on a guided walking tour of the historic graveyard.

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia
April 7-15, Various Locations

Celebrate Japanese culture and the start of spring at the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia, which features sushi-making workshops, a Sake Garden, live music and more at various locations around the city.

11th Annual Pink Horseshoe Gala
April 7, 7-11 p.m., Valley Forge

Join Horse Power for Life for a night of live music, dancing, auctions and more at their 11th annual Pink Horseshoe Gala, which benefits local families affected by cancer.

Clover Market
April 8, 10-4 p.m., Chestnut Hill

The annual roving market returns, kicking off its 2018 run in Chestnut Hill. The open-air market features a mix of food, fashion and home goods vendors.

Eastern State Penitentiary Pop-Up Museum
Thru. April 8, Philadelphia

In celebration of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s 100th birthday, Eastern State Penitentiary’s sixth annual pop-up museum explores the history of the prison and its connection to the vibrant neighborhood that developed around it.

Game Masters at the Franklin Institute
Thru. Sept. 3, Philadelphia

Get an inside look at some of the most iconic video games of all time at the Franklin Institute’s latest exhibit, which features more than 100 playable games, interviews with designers and original artwork. 

Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped A Nation at the National Constitution Center
Thru. Dec. 31, Philadelphia

The National Constitution Center’s latest exhibit examines the influential figures and constitutional debates that shaped the founding of our country, with a focus on Alexander Hamilton’s enduring role in American history.

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