Main Line Happenings: Nov. 13-19

From holiday markets to ‘The Nutcracker’, here are 11 events you won’t want to miss this week.




Photo courtesy of the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.

An Evening of Opera at A la Maison Bistro
Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m., Ardmore

The Academy of Vocal Arts and the Main Line Opera Association present An Evening of Opera at Ardmore’s A la Maison Bistro featuring opera, dinner and drinks.

Women on the Rise Speaker Series: Reshma Saujani
Nov. 13, 7-8 p.m., Bryn Mawr

The Baldwin School’s Women on the Rise Speaker Series kicks off with a presentation from Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, which works to close the gender gap in technology.

Book Signing with Maya van Rossum
Nov. 14, 7-8:30 p.m., Wayne

Delaware Riverkeeper and author of The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment, Maya van Rossum, will be at Main Point Books for a book signing and talk.

The Saturday Club Holiday Market
Nov. 14, 5-9 p.m., Wayne

The Saturday Club’s annual Holiday Market features local businesses, artisans and designers offering gifts for everyone on your shopping list.

Aladdin: A Musical Panto
Nov. 15, Malvern

Catch the opening night of the People’s Light and Theatre Company’s presentation of Aladdin: A Musical Panto, which runs through Jan. 7.

50th Anniversary Screening of Bonnie and Clyde
Nov. 16, Bryn Mawr

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 masterpiece, Bonnie and Clyde, at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Local author Jenni L. Walsh will introduce the film and discuss her recent novel, Becoming Bonnie.

Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society Presents The Nutcracker
Nov. 17-19, Upper Darby

Join the Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet in a journey to the Land of the Sweets as they bring this classic Christmas story to life at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center.

Natural Lands Harvest Tasting Trek
Nov. 18, 3-5 p.m., Coatesville

This two-mile hike through ChesLen Preserve allows visitors to celebrate the beauty of fall, complete with stops for craft brews, savory sides and festive treats.

Wayne Art Center Annual Holiday Shopping Weekend
Nov. 18-19, Wayne

More than 25 high-end and one-of-a-kind craft and cuisine vendors will be featured at the Wayne Art Center’s annual Craft Holiday Shopping Weekend.

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia’s National Dog Show
Nov. 18-19, Oaks

More than 2,000 dogs representing over 200 breeds will compete for the title of “Best in Show” at this century-old tradition.

Philadelphia Marathon
Nov. 19, Philadelphia

Cheer on world-class athletes and local runners as they race through the city during the Philadelphia Marathon. 

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