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Glen Mills

The old mills gave the area its name and its character. Workhorses in a pre-industrial age, the 19th-century “Glen Mills” churned out paper ideal for the printing of U.S. Treasury bonds and notes critical to the country’s financial stability in the wake of the Civil War. At the beginning of the previous century, the newly built Newlin Grist Mill drew its power from Chester Creek and transformed raw grain into edible foodstuff without harmful byproducts to foul the water. It was man harnessing nature, in the service of both.

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Host Like a Pro: Upcoming Terrain, West Elm & Sur La Table Workshops Guarantee Holiday Party Success

Host Like a Pro: Upcoming Terrain, West Elm & Sur La Table Workshops Guarantee Holiday Party Success

A series of artisan workshops are unfolding through area-wide stores and cooking schools that’ll shape you into the ultimate holiday party-throwing host. Here’s where to go to become an...

Celebrity Interior Designer and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Star Thom Filicia Welcomes Calico to Glen Mills

Celebrity Interior Designer and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" Star Thom Filicia Welcomes Calico to Glen Mills

The reality TV celeb and lauded interior designer will appear at the Thursday, Oct. 3 opening of the new Calico in Glen Mills. We caught up with the star to talk about his new book, design advice...

Inside Chad and Katie Groves' Glen Mills Farmhouse

Inside Chad and Katie Groves' Glen Mills Farmhouse

Stylish décor adds zing to an 18th-century farmhouse in Delaware County.

Main Line Today Events

  • Exhibitions in the Community: Laura at Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology

    2014.03.04

      Main Line Art Center is proud to present Professional Artist Member Laura's solo show at Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology in Haverford, as...

  • Art Quilt Elements 2014

    2014.03.21

    Wayne Art Center presents Art Quilt Elements 2014 from March 21 - May 3, 2014. An international juried exhibition of contemporary art quilts...

  • Expand Your Mind! Learn Hypnosis in Wayne!

    2014.03.23

    Expand Your Mind! Learn Hypnosis in Wayne! When you learn hypnosis at our center you step into a world of the fascination power of your...

  • A Date with Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars

    2014.01.25

    Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth—foremost illustrators in the first half of the 20th century—created some of...

  • Costumes of Downton Abbey

    2014.03.01

    Costumes of Downton Abbey is an original exhibition of exquisite designs from the award-winning television series. Forty historically inspired...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

    Award-winning Franklin Square is a family friendly play place located in the heart of Historic Philadelphia.

  • Frogs: Nature's Messenger

    2014.01.17

    Visit Adventure Aquarium this winter to experience Frogs: Nature’s Messenger, a limited-time opportunity to discover more than 20 kinds of...

  • Forging Faith, Building Freedom

    2013.09.27

    Forging Faith, Building Freedom: African American Faith Experiences in Delaware, 1800-1980, opening at the Delaware History Museum on September...

  • 2014 Malvern Blooms Festival

    2014.04.18

    You’re invited to the 2014 Malvern Blooms Festival!  Sunday, May 4, 2014 11 AM - 4 PM Malvern Borough: King Street, Warren Aveune and...

  • American and European Masters - Art of the 19th-21st Centuries

    2014.04.18

    For over thirty years Somerville Manning Gallery has specialized in paintings by the Wyeth family. The American and European Masters exhibition...

  • Guest Bartender Night

    2014.04.23

    This fundraiser for the Radnor Hunt Races is sponsored by the Junior Board and features local "celebrities" pouring the spirits at Brandywine...

  • Family-to-Family Education Program

    2014.03.05

    Family-to-Family (F2F) is a free series of 12 weekly classes, one evening per week, structured to help family members understand and support a...

  • Chestnut Hill College Music Department Presents Spring Instrumental Concert

    2014.04.23

    The Chestnut Hill College Music Department presents their annual spring instrumental concert on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the East...

  • Dear Elizabeth

    2014.04.18

      A lyrical, intimate, and moving portrait of two acclaimed American poets: Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell. Using her trademark...

  • Audrey & Chris

    2014.03.21

    This talented duo brings their listeners a mixture of old and new with an energy that has won them a large and devoted following. You’ll hear...

  • Banana Trio

    2014.04.11

    BANANA TRIO is a band ripened in South Jersey, covering all your favorite songs from Island vibe– to Disco –to “Rock & Roll Concert...

  • Bare Bonz

    2014.03.21

    Playing all of your favorite pop, funk and blues hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond–Bare Bonz keeps the Boiler Room dance floor full! Don...

  • Historic Properties Open for Tours

    2014.04.01

    Make plans now and be among the first to tour the N. C. Wyeth House  and Studio, Andrew Wyeth Studio, and Kuerner Farm this spring. Package...

  • Cast

    2014.03.13

    Cast March 13th-May 17th, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 13th, 6-9 p.m. The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is pleased to...

  • Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th C. Illustrations of the American Revolution

    2014.02.22

    The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is hosting a unique exhibit at Valley Forge National Historical Park, entitled Bringing the War of...


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