Around Town Aug. 12

Rachel Kohl Library is a little richer today. The community library in Concord Township is the beneficiary of a $203,000 donation from Lee Greskiewicz and her brother Ed Wiley on behalf of their parents Wilbur and Paralee Wiley. Library Director Susan Sternberg said the money would be used to expand the library to include a dedicated children's section to be named after the Wileys.

Hollywood comes to Auburn Heights as the 10th annual Auburn Heights Invitationalspotlights Screen Stars — local cars matching those on the big and small screen. Some of the memorable automobiles that guests will experience include a 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider (The Graduate), 1932 Ford Roadster Coupe (American Graffiti), 1961 Chevrolet Corvette (Animal House), and 1980 Ferrari 308 GTSi (Magnum P.I.). Auburn Heights Invitational is Saturday, Sept. 18, at Auburn Heights, 3000 Creek Road, in Yorklyn. Advance tickets are $20 for ages 15 and older; $14 for age 14 and under (infants free); $25 at the gate. Advance tickets may be purchased online at or by phone at 302-239-2385 (weekdays 9 to 5).

The fall class schedule for the Chester County Art Association is now available.

The Chester County Art Association has released its fall class and workshop schedule. Offerings will include various classes in drawing, oil and acrylic painting, watercolor, jewelry, mixed media, ceramics (including open studio), and more. Adult and children's classes are available. Visit for class descriptions and registration.

Experience Twilight on the Terrace at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, Aug. 20, and Friday, Sept. 3. Unwind from the week with live music from Briz & the Revival (R&B, Aug. 20) and Conjunto Philadelphia(Cuban/Jazz, Sept. 3). Go here for details and tickets.

The Longwood Gardens Wine & Jazz Festival is back Saturday, Sept. 18, from 2-9 p.m. Ticket pieces are $59 for non-members and $49 for members. Younger than 21 or designated drivers, $39, $29. This year's performers include Branford Marsalis Quartet, René Marie Quintet, High & Mighty Brass, and Ensemble Novo. Buy tickets here.

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