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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.

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Main Line Today Events

  • Into The Woods

    2014.11.07

    The forests are not always what they seem in Sondheim’s romantic and brilliant INTO THE WOODS. Weaving everyone’s favorite fairy tales...

  • Downtown Cheese Open @ Main Line

    2014.11.01

    Downtown Cheese opening @ The Main Line on Saturday 11/1/2014 We are at the Rosemont Square Farmer's Market @ 1149 E Lancaster Ave...

  • Chestnut Hil College Calendar of Events

    2014.09.02

  • Barbour Ardmore Coat Drive

    2014.11.14

    Now through Dec. 31, visit the Barbour Ardmore store during regular store hours to donate a worn coat in wearable condition to Cradles to...

  • Barbour Philadelphia Coat Drive

    2014.11.14

    Now through Dec. 31, visit the Barbour Philadelphia store during regular store hours to donate a worn coat in wearable condition to St....

  • Imagine Brandywine

    2014.09.28

    This exhibition space displays creative art projects by area school students, inspired by the Museum's collection and landscape. Creative...

  • Andrew Wyeth: Lines of Thought

    2014.09.20

    Over his remarkable seven-decade career, Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) created thousands of drawings in graphite and watercolor, a body of work that he...

  • Glen Mills Artist Exhibits Her Work at Martins Run

    2014.11.01

    Throughout the entire month of November, Martins Run will host a public exhibition of Florence Stiefeld’s evocative artwork, which...

  • "Holidays at Hagley" Exhibit

    2014.11.12

    The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of...

  • Franklin Square

    2014.03.01

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

  • “ESSENCE Landscape Perspective in the abstract”

    2014.11.03

    “Just be so good that you cannot be ignored.” Su Knoll Horty uses this quote from Steve Martin as daily inspiration when working on her...

  • 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...

  • Chocolate: The Exhibition

    2014.10.11

    Immerse yourself in a sumptuous world of chocolate and discover the captivating scientific and cultural history of one of the world’s favorite...

  • Birthdays at Chuck E. Cheese’s

    2014.11.22

    Celebrate your child’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese’s! Guests will enjoy pizza, games, a special birthday show with Chuck E. and...

  • French Classes

    2014.09.22

    Learn or improve your French with the Alliance Francaise! All levels are welcome, from beginners to more advanced. Small classes, focus on...

  • Franklin Square Holiday Festival featuring Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show 2014

    2014.11.13

    For the 2014 holiday season, the Franklin Square Holiday Festival is bigger, brighter, and sparklier with new attractions, a new winter beer garden...

  • Hypnosis Certification Training

    2014.11.25

    PROFESSIONAL HYPNOSIS TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION FROM THE NATIONAL GUILD OF HYPNOTISTS – A once in a lifetime experience that can change your...

  • BODY WORLDS: Animal Inside Out Evening

    2014.10.04

    Did you know that a bull’s heart is five times larger than a human heart? That chickens can travel up to 9 miles an hour? Embark on an...

  • Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon: A Musical Panto

    2014.11.19

    By Samantha Bellomo and Pete Pryor Music & Lyrics by Michael Ogborn Directed by Pete Pryor World premiere! Nov. 19,...

  • Edgardo Cintron & Friends

    2014.04.25

    You won’t be able to resist getting out on the dance floor when popular Latin artist Edgardo Cintron and his talented combo return this...


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