Around Town Aug 4

Enjoy a concert under the stars when Wicked Sycamore comes to the Brandywine River Museum of Art on Friday, Aug. 19. The all-female trio plays contemporary folk with a mischievous edge that is grounded in traditional roots, Americana, and bluegrass. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the performance beginning at 7 p.m. The Museum's art galleries will be open from 6-6:45 p.m. for exploring before the concert begins. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from the Millstone Cafe. Tickets are $20 for museum members and $25 for nonmembers. Buy tickets here.

Tickets for Longwood Gardens’ 2022-2023 performance series go on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16. The season opens with country artists Kathy Mattea and Suzy Bogguss on Oct. 12 and runs through next June with an international organ competition. Tickets purchased to any performance include all-day garden admission. Go here for more information.

Get a deeper understanding of botanical watercolors at Mt. Cuba Center.

People interested in botanical watercolors can take a deeper dive into the art at Mt. Cuba Center with Botanical Watercolor: Next Steps. The session is Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 10-12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $109. Learn more about the tools and techniques of botanical watercolor painting. Take your painting skills to the next level in this fun, relaxing class. Previous experience with watercolor is recommended. A detailed list of required materials can be found here. To register, go here.

Chester County’s Color 5K returns Saturday, Oct. 8, at a new location in Exton Park. The run and walk raise funds to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic in the county. This year’s Color 5K will take place at in Exton Park and along the Chester Valley Trail. Pre-race registration is open for individuals and teams at Race-day registration begins at 8 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m.

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