The Main Line's Best Events for Summer

Our annual Summer Fun Guide is here! Check out this year's best festivals, kids' activities and more in the western suburbs.



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August


Aug. 5: Explore local cinematic history with Movie Making in Historic Yellow Springs, a tour that highlights the 1959 sci-fi hit, 4D Man. Not exactly a Hollywood set, the studio grounds and buildings were the backdrop in films starring some of Old Hollywood’s elite, from Robert Lansing and Lee Meriwether to a young Patty Duke. Light refreshments and a VIP screening will follow in the Black Box Theatre of West Pikeland Township’s Cultural Center. 5:30 p.m. 1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs. Call (610) 827-7414 or visit yellowsprings.org.

The Philadelphia Union.Aug. 6, 13, 28: Get your “football” fix this summer at a few Philadelphia Union games. Our home team will battle against the Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas and the New England Revolution, so come prepared to cheer on Philly’s finest. $25-$150. PPL Park, 1 Stadium Drive, Chester. Call (610) 859-3100 or visit philadelphiaunion.com.

Aug. 6, 20: Is there anything better than farm-fresh produce in summer? All those in favor will love the Peach Festival (Aug. 6) and the Tomato & Pear Festival (Aug. 20) at Linvilla Orchards. After the train and pony rides, face painting, and other activities, tuck into some of the freshest juices, pies and more that nature has to offer. 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media. Call (610) 876-7116 or visit linvilla.com.
 

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