Main Line Happenings: Aug. 21-27

From solar eclipse viewing parties to barbecue bashes, here are nine events to check out this week.




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Eclipse Viewing Party at West Chester University
Aug. 21, 1-4 p.m., West Chester

Catch a glimpse of this nearly once-in-a-lifetime solar event at West Chester University’s Mather Planetarium. The viewing party is free and will include telescopes and eclipse glasses for guests.

Dining Out for the Dogs at White Dog Cafe
Aug. 21, 5 p.m., Wayne, Haverford and Philadelphia

Share a meal with WMMR’s Preston and Steve and other on-air personalities while benefiting veterans at White Dog Café. A portion of all proceeds will go toward Alpha Bravo Canine, which provides veterans with trained service dogs.

Corn Husk Dolls at Linvilla Orchards
Aug. 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Media

Learn how to build your own cornhusk doll at this class hosted by the Delaware County Historical Society.

Suburban Square Summer Music Series
Aug. 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Ardmore

Enjoy free live music at Suburban Square’s Summer Music Series every week. This week’s perform is the Andrew Neu Ensemble.

Comedian Jim Breuer at Valley Forge Music Fair
Aug. 25, 7-11:30 p.m., King of Prussia

Family-friendly stand-up comedian and SNL alum Jim Breuer will be performing two shows Friday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort Music Fair.

Pints for Pups
Aug. 26, Parkesburg

Head to Victory Brewpub for an afternoon of barbecue, beer and dogs at Pints for Pups, which supports To Love a Canine Rescue.

Brandywine in White
Aug. 26, 5:30-10 p.m.

The Brandywine Valley’s most top-secret event returns to an undisclosed location in Chester County. Don white threads, pack a picnic, grab a bottle of bubbly and join BIW to party in support of Crebilly Farm.

Wicked at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Through Aug. 27, Philadelphia

Catch the last week of Broadway sensation Wicked before it leaves Philadelphia.

Hava NaGrilla Smoke Barbecue Festival
Aug. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wynnewood

The mid-Atlantic region’s first kosher barbecue championship will be heading to Wynnewood this weekend at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El. Twenty teams of barbecue masters will battle for first place. 

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