Main Line Happenings: Feb. 26-March 4
From Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week to the Philadelphia Flower Show, here are 10 events you won’t want to miss this week.
Courtesy of the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show.
Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week
Feb. 26- Mar. 2, Philadelphia
Eat your way through Philadelphia’s garden district during Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week, which features prix-fixe menus from 15 different restaurants.
Creative Escape Workshop at the Brandywine River Museum of Art
Feb. 28, 6-8 p.m., Chadds Ford
Unleash your inner artist during this adults-only arts and crafts workshop at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Bonus: the nature-themed night is BYOB.
Women’s History Month at the National Constitution Center
March 1-31, Philadelphia
Celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring the National Constitution Center’s female-focused interactive exhibits and self-guided tours.
Carol H. Axelrod Memorial Blood Drive at the Shipley School
March 2, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Bryn Mawr
Founded in 2008 in memory of Main Line resident Carol Axelrod, this American Red Cross blood drive has saved the lives of more than 10,000 hospital patients. Donors receive a gift bag and t-shirt.
The Greater Good Exhibit Opening at the Historical Society of Phoenixville
March 2, 6-9 p.m., Phoenixville
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Phoenixville’s Community Health Foundation, join the Historical Society of Phoenixville as they open their latest exhibit, which explores the history of the borough’s community organizations.
Banff Mountain Film Festival
March 2-3, Malvern
Hosted by Philadelphia Rock Gyms with proceeds benefiting the Schuylkill Canal Association, catch highlights from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival at Immaculata University this weekend.
Philadelphia Flower Show
March 3-11, Philadelphia
The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show opens on Saturday, kicking off a nine-day celebration of all things horticulture. This year’s theme is “Wonders of Water.”
Longwood Gardens Winter Blues Festival
March 3-25, Kennett Square
Cerulean, azure and turquoise take center stage this month during Longwood Gardens’ inaugural Winter Blues Festival, which features blue-hued blossoms as well as live blues music.
Suburban Square Beach Bash
March 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ardmore
It may still be winter but you can get a taste of summer this weekend at Suburban Square’s Winter Beach Bash. The shopping destination is teaming up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to bring sand sculptures, live music, face painting and crafts to Ardmore.
Philly Craft Beer Festival
March 3, 1:30-5 p.m., Philadelphia
Sample more than 200 brews from local, national and international craft breweries as one of Philadelphia’s largest beer festivals rolls into the Navy Yard.