4 Staff Picks to Check Out this May
From the Devon Horse Show to Trevor Noah’s "Loud and Clear" tour, here are this month’s must-dos.
Trevor Noah's "Loud and Clear" tour makes a stop at the Met this month.
Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
May 1-June 30, Philadelphia
Historic Philadelphia and Franklin Square celebrate the year of the pig with the Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival. This year’s event features 29 lantern sculptures, live performances, handcrafted Chinese folk art, a beer garden and a new 200-foot phoenix.
Trevor Noah’s “Loud and Clear” Tour
May 3-4, Philadelphia
Incisive social and political satirist and host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, Trevor Noah brings his 28-city “Loud and Clear” tour to the Met for two nights (and three shows). Expect a hefty dose of his witty reportoire as he tackles everything from current events to life growing up in South Africa at the tail end of apartheid.
Charlotte's Web at the Keswick Theatre
May 15, Glenside
One of the most ubiquitous children’s stories ever, E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web comes to life at the Keswick Theatre. The lively and efficient 60-minute show allows young ones to fully engage with Wilbur and Charlotte.
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair
May 23-June 2, Devon
A Main Line tradition for more than 120 years, the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair has become many local families’ unofficial kickoff to the summer season. This year’s events begin May 23 and continue through June 2.