9 November Events Around the Main Line

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Local in-person and virtual events.

By Davis Giangiulio and Melissa Jacobs

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital’s Art Ability Opening Night

Nov. 8, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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View (and buy) more than 375 pieces of art created by 153 artists with disabilities during the 25th anniversary celebration of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital’s Art Ability. The online exhibition runs through Jan. 31.

FirstGlance Film Festival

Nov. 10-15

Virtual and at The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville

Celebrating independent film, the 23rd Annual FirstGlance Film Festival highlights indie documentaries, shorts and features. Don’t miss Woke, Luna, Kensington In Crisis, Our Philadelphia and other films with local ties. Check the schedule for virtual and in-person screenings.

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Community Arts Center’s Friday Night Live: Lisa Chavous

Nov. 13, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Local jazz chanteuse Lisa Chavous performs an outdoor concert held on Community Arts Center’s spacious lawn. Buy tickets in advance and BYO bottles – and chairs.

The Saturday Club’s Holiday Market Sidewalk Sale

Nov. 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


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The Blue Béret, Christine Shirley Designs, Gingy’s, Lily Lough Jewelry, Lovebirds and other local vendors will display their wares at this annual event – held outdoors in the clubhouse parking lot.


Book Signing and Lecture: Kurt Muse

Nov. 14, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m

Virtual and at the American Helicopter Museum in West Chester

Retired Army officer Kurt Muse discusses his new memoir, Six Minutes To Freedom, a harrowing account of the daring rescue mission to free him from a Panamanian prison in 1989.

Lifting your V.O.I.C.E.

Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Are you surviving or thriving in the COVID era? NBC-10 news anchor Tracy Davidson and motivational coach Jen Cronenberg lead an inspirational, educational retreat for women looking to boost their connectivity and creativity.

Jazz By Night

Nov. 21, 6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.


Media’s 18th annual jazz showcase combines outdoor dining with live music. A wristband ticket gets you entry into 20 restaurants and coffeehouses to hear a wide variety of musicians.

Manayunk’s Virtual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Nov. 23, 6:30 p.m.

‘Tis the season to be virtual. Watch Manayunkers as they light their Christmas tree, plus enjoy performances from local entertainment groups.

Cool Yule Holiday Photos

Nov. 28, 11:30 – 4 p.m.

Suburban Square, Ardmore

COVID can’t stop the Clauses. Head to Suburban Square to get photos taken in four outdoor vignettes with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Proceeds benefit the Penn Wynne Library Association.

Our Best of the Main Line Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!