Around Town June 27

The Chadds Ford Historical Society and the Chaddsford Winery are teaming up. Come out to Chaddsford Winery on June 29 - 30 to enjoy seasonal wine, tasty food truck fare from Phyllodelphia, and the sprawling picturesque property. Throughout the weekend, Traditional Wine Tastings will be offered in the 18th century Chaddsford Vintner House. A variety of wine cocktails, wine slushies, and Pennsylvania craft beer will also be available. During the weekend, 10 percent of all wine sales will be donated to the Chadds Ford Historical Society. The Barns Brinton House will be open, and we will be offering free tours all weekend long.

Delaware County is holding a forum on a new voting system that’s to be in place by the 2020 primary election. There are five systems under consideration, but they each are to provide a paper record. The forum is 4 p.m., July 9in the Delaware County Council Public Meeting Room. For more information, go here.

The next movie presented by Uptown! Performing Arts Center is “Big Fish” on Monday, July 1. Tim Burton’s fantasy drama centers on a frustrated son who tries to determine fact from fiction in his dying father's life. Films begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is at 226 North High Street, West Chester. Purchase tickets at, at the box office or call 610.356.ARTS(2787).

The July 3 free concert at Anson B. Nixon Park features Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber performing the music of David Bowie and Prince, as well as original works. Showtime is 7-9 p.m. M&M Barbecue will offer dinner.

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is offering Museum Explorers Family Workshops on Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1 at 10 and 11 a.m. Free for members; non-members: $5 per child with one adult admitted free per child. The workshops are designed for children ages 2 to 8 accompanied by their grownups. Inspired by the exhibition, N. C. Wyeth: New Perspectives, each week will feature appearances by award-winning children’s book illustrators as well as interactive gallery and art activities.


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