Main Line Happenings: Sept. 11-17

From food truck festivals to a craft bar tour, here’s 10 events you don’t want to miss.




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Sneak Peek Week at Main Line Art Center
Sept. 11-15, Haverford

Explore Haverford’s creative community throughout the week. Try everything from pottery to photography to knitting to metalwork for a fraction of the price of a regular class.

Fall StrEAT Food Festival
Sept. 14, 5-10 p.m., Manayunk

More than 50 of the region’s tastiest food trucks and restaurants will line Manayunk’s historic Main Street as the neighborhood kicks off Restaurant Week, running from Sept. 15-28.

OktoBEARfest at the Philadelphia Zoo
Sept. 16, Philadelphia

Head to the Philadelphia Zoo for its inaugural take on Oktoberfest. There will be over 100 beers to sample, food trucks, live music, games and, of course, admission to the zoo.

Archaeology Festival
Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Glen Mills

Visitors can work with professional archaeologists, assist with excavations and see artifact displays from around Delaware County at the Newlin Grist Mill’s Archaeology Festival.

On Hallowed Ground: The Battle of the Brandywine 2017
Sept. 16, West Chester

Travel back in time for the 240th anniversary of the Battle of the Brandywine at Sandy Hollow Battleground. Games, crafts and music will also be featured throughout the site of the largest land battle of the American Revolution.

Shugart’s Sunday BBQ & Blues
Sept. 17, 2-6 p.m., Malvern

Chow down on good food and sip on local brews and spirits at Historic Sugartown’s 4th Annual Shugart’s Sunday. The Dukes of Destiny, Philadelphia’s longest-lived blues and old school soul band, will be performing at afternoon of family fun.

Phlight of the Phoenix Craft Bar Tour
Sept. 16, 12-11 p.m., Phoenixville

Get a taste of the borough’s thriving craft beverage scene at Plight of the Phoenix bar tour as it makes its way to local favorites like Root Down Brewing Company, Bluebird Distilling, the Barrel and more.

Radnor Fall Fest
Sept. 17, 1-5 p.m., Wayne

The 25th annual Radnor Fall Fest features merchants, restaurants, carnival rides, face painting and live music.

Taste of Berwyn
Sept. 17, 12-5 p.m., Devon

This restaurant and food truck festival offers fun for the whole family, including balloon animals and face painting for the kids and wine and beer for the adults.

Chester County Restaurant Festival
Sept. 17, 12-5:30 p.m., West Chester

More than 60 restaurants and 100 arts and crafts vendors from throughout Chester County will come together along Gay and Market streets in downtown West Chester for this can’t-miss culinary celebration.

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