Around Town Aug. 11

Summer concerts continue at Mt. Cuba Center. "Beat" the heat with live R&B/Rock music from The Bickel Brothers on Friday, Aug. 19, from 5-8 p.m. Local food trucks will be on-site, and beer and wine will be available for purchase. Included with admission, free for members. General admission tickets are available here.

Concord Township’s next movie in the park is Godzilla vs. Kong. Show time is dusk on Friday, Aug. 19, at the township park on Smithbridge Road.

Learn about the connection between Chester County and Union Army ger=nerals on Aug. 23.

The Union Army had hundreds of generals, but 10 of them had connections with Chester County, with several of them being killed and one being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Learn about Chester County's Civil War Generals: They Marched Where Duty Called during a virtual presentation that honors the lives, campaigns, and achievements of our county's top officers in the American Civil War. The presentation is through the Chester County History Center on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. This is a pay-as-you-wish event. Go here to learn more and to register.

Philadelphia sports fans and sports radio listeners will have the chance to see and hear legendary sports journalist Ray Didinger on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center. Didinger will talk about his latest book, Finished Business: My Fifty Years of Headlines, Heroes and Heartaches. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is located at 226 North High Street. For more information and tickets to this exclusive special event, visit the website.

Members of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania will be presenting a National Garden Club Standard Flower Show entitled “From Sea to Shining Sea” at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square on Sept. 10 and 11. It will be open to the public on Saturday from 1 to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the ballroom. The show is included with admission to Longwood Gardens.

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