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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Easter Bunny Photo Experience

    2014.03.22

    The Easter Bunny Photo Experience, sponsored by Gymboree, will offer families the opportunity to visit the Bunny and capture a treasured,...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

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

  • Imaginary Reality | 10th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition

    2014.04.01

    Imaginary Reality is the 10th annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition at Main Line Art Center and marks an exciting expansion of the program in...

  • 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...

  • Experimental Mixed Media workshop with Christine Goldbeck

    2014.04.19

    This workshop is for all levels of experience, from beginner to advanced artisans and painters. Exploring color, texture and line as well as...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Children's Tea with the Easter Bunny at The Radnor Hotel

    2014.04.19

    Somebunny special wants to have tea with you! On Saturday, April 19, 2014 you will have a wonderful opportunity to treat your little ones to Tea...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Darin MacDonald

    2014.03.22

    Darin MacDonald and Saturday nights in the Brown Room have become a Congress Hall mainstay. Folks plan their weekend around getting to 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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