Main Line Happenings: Sept. 4–10

From an Oktoberfest in a zoo to 5k races, here are 10 can’t-miss events.




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Chaddsford Winery Labor Day Music Fest
Sept. 4, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Chadds Ford

A Labor Day tradition, Chaddsford Winery’s event is complete with performances from local musicians, food trucks and, of course, Pennsylvania-made wines.

Outdoor Movie Night at the KOP Town Center
Sept. 6, 7:30-10 p.m., King of Prussia

Snuggle up with a blanket and some snacks at the KOP Town Center’s outdoor movie night. This week’s movie is E.T.

Kennett Square Mushroom Festival
Sept. 8-10, Kennett Square

Celebrate Kennett Square’s favorite fungi at the 32nd annual Mushroom Festival. This family-friendly event features a carnival, parade, cooking demos, a fried mushroom eating contest, an amateur mushroom cook-off and a 5k.

Radnor Hunt Concours D’Elegance
Sept. 8-10, Malvern

During the 21st annual Radnor Hunt Concours D’Elegance, vintage cars, motorcycles and horse-drawn coaches and carriages will line the field of the Radnor Hunt Club. The weekend also features a black tie gala, art show and live music.

Oktoberfest at Elmwood Park Zoo
Sept. 9, Norristown

Tour the Elmwood Park Zoo while sampling offerings from more than 40 breweries at the 10th annual Oktoberfest. Live music, games and food round out the day.

Pumpkinland and Corn Maze at Linvilla Orchards
Sept. 9, Media

Starting this weekend, Linvilla will be offering family-friendly fall festivities like pumpkin picking, hayrides and a two-acre corn maze.

Barclay Friends Secret Garden Tour
Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., West Chester

Enjoy a walking tour of the borough’s beautiful privately owned gardens. Throughout the tour, you’ll spot local musicians and artists at many of the gardens.

Race for Refugees 5k Walk/Run
Sept. 9, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Paoli

Held at Paoli Presbyterian Church, the Race for Refugees 5k Walk/Run supports World Vision’s work to help Syrian refugees.

Bryn Mawr Day
Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bryn Mawr

History and community spirit are at the heart of this festival, which celebrates the local businesses and residents that make Bryn Mawr so special. Live music, food vendors, a petting zoo and pony rides ensure that this is an event the entire family will enjoy.

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5k Run/Walk
Sept. 10, Bala Cynwyd

Established in memory of FDNY firefighter Stephen Siller, who lost his life on 9/11, the T2T Foundation honors our country’s military service members and first responders. The Bala Cynwyd 5k will be held in conjunction with 56 other T2T races across the country.  

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