Main Line Happenings: Aug. 28–Sept. 3

From Dining Under the Stars to garden tours, here are 10 events to check out this week.




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Which Reminds Me
Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 8-9:15 p.m., Ambler

Act II Playhouse presents this hilarious one-man show featuring local legend, Tony Braithwaite. Which Reminds Me combines stand-up comedy, storytelling, songs and even video.

Southern Cross Kitchen’s Southern Tailgate Night
Aug. 30, Conshohocken

Every Wednesday throughout the summer, Southern Cross Kitchen transform into a tailgate party, complete with games, live music and specials.

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

At Suburban Square’s Summer Music Series, you can enjoy free live music in the main courtyard. This week’s act is Trinidelphia, a Philadelphia-based Caribbean Jazz combo.

Dining Under the Stars
Aug. 30, 5-11 p.m., Media

On Wednesday evenings, Media’s State Street is closed to traffic to make way for outdoor dining and live music.

Scott Arboretum Evening Highlight Tour
Aug. 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Swarthmore

Explore the arboretum’s plant collection on a staff-guided tour perfect for gardeners of all levels.

Budweiser Clydesdales in Downtown West Chester
Aug. 31, 5-7 p.m., West Chester

Get up-close and personal with the beloved Budweiser mascots as they parade down Gay and Market streets, delivering their favorite adult beverage to participating bars and restaurants.

West Chester Railroad Summer Picnic
Sept. 3, 12 p.m., West Chester

Enjoy a scenic train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills followed by a picnic.

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature
Thru Sept. 4, Philadelphia

It’s the last week to get lost in a massive mirror maze at the Franklin Institute’s highly immersive exhibit. As you make your way through the 1,700-square-foot maze, you’ll learn about how geometry, tessellations and repetition are the building blocks of nature.

Wild: Michael Nichols at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Thru Sept. 17, Philadelphia

This exhibit showcases stunning images of wild animals from critically acclaimed National Geographic photographer Michael Nichols’ 30-year career.

Summer of Spectacle at Longwood Gardens
Thru Sept. 30, Kennett Square

Longwood’s newly revitalized Main Fountain Garden will dazzle visitors with its nighttime musical program accompanied by soaring water and color displays.

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