Main Line Happenings: March 12-18

From the Chadds Ford Elementary Art Show to the Lansdowne Symphony’s Spring Concert, here are 11 events you won’t want to miss this week.




Photo courtesy of the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra.

20th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer of Philadelphia Tournament Tip-Off Breakfast
March 12, 8:15-10 a.m., Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s six NCAA Division I men’s basketball coaches and the American Cancer Society come together once again to host this year’s Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast at the Palestra. Attendees will dine with and hear from a panel of local sports media experts and coaches.

What Is & What If: The 14th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibit
March 12, 5:30-8 p.m., Haverford

The Main Line Art Center’s 14th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibit opens this week, featuring works from the 2018 Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art recipients. Don’t miss the artist talk and opening reception on March 16.  

HelpUsAdopt.org Spring Fashion Show
March 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., King of Prussia

HelpUsAdopt.org hosts its annual spring fashion show at Neiman Marcus King of Prussia to help raise money for their adoption grant program.

Duffy’s Cut Revisited at Rosemont College
March 14, 6:30-9 p.m., Bryn Mawr

Learn more about the harsh lives of the 57 Irish immigrants who laid the Duffy’s Cut railroad tracks, which later became part of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s Main Line. Guest lecturer Dr. William E. Watson will lead the discussion.

Chadds Ford Elementary Art Show and Sale
March 16-17, 7-10 p.m., Chadds Ford

More than 65 local and regional artists will be featured at the 69th annual Chadds Ford Elementary Art Show and Sale, which was founded by Betsy Wyeth in 1949.

Sugarloaf Craft Festival
March 16-18, Oaks

The Sugarloaf Craft Festival heads to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, bringing with it more than 250 artisans.

Paper Marbling Workshop at Historic Sugartown
March 17, 9 a.m., Malvern

Learn how to create marbled paper in Historic Sugartown’s Bindery from Colonial Williamsburg-trained instructor Ramon Townsend. The event is for ages eight and over.

Lucky Dogs and Fortunate Felines Adoption Event
March 17, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Ardmore

This St. Patrick’s Day, give a cat or dog a forever home at the Ardmore Animal Hospital’s adoption event, held in conjunction with Morris Animal Refuge.

Science Saturday at the American Helicopter Museum
March 17, 2-3 p.m., West Chester

This family-friendly event features interactive workshops and hands-on experiments, in which children learn how air contributes to flight.

Hayrides to Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards
March 17-18, Media

Take a hayride to the Easter Bunny’s house at Linvilla Orchards this weekend.

Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
March 18, 3 p.m., Drexel Hill

The Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center this weekend.

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