Around Town Jan .26

Delaware County Symphony presents Artistic Inspirations- Chamber Concert, the second concert of the 2022-2023 season. The program includes Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D major, Aaron Copland’s Quiet City, and a performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No. 5. The concert will be on Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in Neumann University's Meagher Theatre. Tickets for the concert may be purchased at

Andrew Wyeth, Swifts – First Version, 1991, watercolor on paper. Collection of the Wyeth Foundation for American Art B3200r. © Andrew Wyeth/Artists Rights Society (ARS).

The next exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth: Home Places, opens this weekend. The exhibit presents nearly 50 images of local buildings that inspired Wyeth during more than seven decades of his career. Many of these pieces have never before been exhibited, offering a first glimpse at a remarkable treasure trove that will shed new light on the collaborative creative process of Andrew and Betsy Wyeth. Andrew Wyeth: Home Place runs through July 13.

The one-woman play The Year of Magical Thinking hits the stage at Wilmington’s City Theater Company on Feb. 10.

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion is a one-woman play based on her bestselling memoir, starring Mary Catherine Kelley. It opens at City Theater Company in Wilmington for four nights in February. Adapted by the author for Broadway in 2007, this award-winning play explores the grief following the deaths of Didion's husband and daughter. Dates are. Feb. 10, 11, 17, and 18. Show times are 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $30 to $45 and are available here.

President Ronald Reagan chose Feb. 11 for National Inventors’ Day because it was Thomas Edison’s birthday.

The Haley Museum will celebrate National Inventors’ Day on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be special ticket pricing — $10 for adults, seniors, students, children 6-14, and free admission for children under 6, Hagley members, and active military. Tickets will be available at the door and include access to the Hagley Powder Yard, Workers’ Hill, and the Historic Home and Garden Tour.

Kennett Winterfest is one month away.

There might not be any snow on the ground, but it is winter and that means Kennett Winterfest. The eleventh annual Kennett Winterfest will return to 600 S. Broad Street, Kennett Square, on Saturday, Feb. 25. More than 60 regional breweries will showcase the wide range of their craft beers and ales. It will also feature live music with Dylan Zangwill, food trucks, and plenty of warm community spirit. Click here for tickets.

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