Two Local Food Festivals to Check out this Weekend

Plus, a look at Stickman Brews’ new Chester Springs location.



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Highland Orchards Fall Food and Craft Beer Celebration

Raise a glass to autumn at the first-ever Highland Orchards Fall Food and Craft Beer Celebration on Nov. 3, which runs from noon to 5 p.m. Benefiting Coatesville Kids for College, the event includes a 5K and crafters, along with notable hard-beverage purveyors pouring crisp local ciders, small-batch brews and spirits. The food-truck lineup includes Mobile Mess Hall, Ole Tapas Lounge, Southbound BBQ and Katja’s Empanadas.

Visit www.highlandorchards.net.

Harvest Kitchen Tour

Chestnut Hill’s Meals on Wheels presents its sixth annual Harvest Kitchen Tour on Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event showcases the impressive kitchens of a series of historic homes in Chestnut Hill, where notable neighborhood chefs like Al Paris (Paris Bistro) and David Jansen (Mt. Airy’s Jansen) will prepare homespun samplings from their respective menus.

Visit www.chestnuthillmow.org.

Now Open: Stickman Brews

Stickman Brews has set up shop at the former Vinny’s in Chester Springs. Its the second freestanding location for the Royersford-based craft operation, which offers an enticing selection of old-school and new-style ales, lagers and sour-batch, barrel-aged and seasonal beers. The straightforward food menu includes house-made pretzels, chicken wings, cheesesteaks and burgers. And the fixation with board games like Trivial Pursuit and Battleship continues at this outpost.

Visit www.stickmanbrews.com.

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