Main Line Happenings: Feb. 12-18

From Mardi Gras celebrations to the Philadelphia Home and Garden Show, here are eight events you won’t want to miss this week.




Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Home and Garden Show.

Kiwanis Mardi Gras
Feb. 13, 5-10 p.m., Conshohocken

Party for a purpose at the Kiwanis Mardi Gras celebration, which includes a silent auction, food, drinks and more with proceeds benefiting the Colonial School District’s lunch program.

Looking for more ways to experience Mardi Gras without leaving the Main Line? Check out our roundup of local events here.

Love Never Dies Valentine’s Ghost Tour
Thru. Feb. 14, 7-8 p.m., Philadelphia

Discover haunting love stories during the Ghost Tour of Philadelphia’s 9th annual Valentine’s Day-themed excursion. The 75-minute candlelit walking tour makes stops around historic Philadelphia, with a portion of proceeds benefiting PhilaLandmarks.

Still need to make a dinner reservation for Valentine’s Day? Check out one of these romantic restaurants.

Melanie Fiona at Ardmore Music Hall
Feb. 15, 8 p.m., Ardmore

Two-time Grammy Award winner Melanie Fiona brings her soulful R&B style to Ardmore Music Hall.

Jim Graham: Behind the Lens Lecture
Feb. 15, 6-7:30 p.m., Chadds Ford

Main Line Today photographer and two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Jim Graham shares stories and lessons from his 35-year career at the Brandywine River Museum of Art.

Chinese New Year Lion and Dragon Dance
Feb. 16, 4-5 p.m., King of Prussia

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the King of Prussia Mall as the Philadelphia Suns perform a traditional Lion and Dragon dance.

Philadelphia Home and Garden Show
Feb. 16-18, Oaks

Get inspired for your next home improvement project at the Philadelphia Home and Garden Show, the region’s premier building, design and landscaping expo.

Breakfast with George Washington
Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Philadelphia

History buffs will love this interactive President’s Day brunch with George Washington at the Museum of the American Revolution. Enjoy a breakfast buffet, crafts and admission to the museum.

Chinese New Year Community Gala
Feb. 18, 1-5 p.m., Malvern

The Main Line Chinese Culture Center’s free Chinese New Year Community Gala brings traditional folk dancing, musical performances, cuisine and a culture fair to Great Valley High School. 

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