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6 Can’t-Miss Events Happening Around the Main Line in August


Ralston Crawford’s “Bomber.” Photo courtesy of Brandywine River Museum of Art.

Thru Sept. 19

Ralston Crawford: Air & Space & War

Reopened after months of renovations, the museum proudly hosts this comprehensive exhibit of illustrations inspired by aviation and weather patterns during World War II. Brandywine River Museum of Art, brandywine.org.

band events

Photo courtesy of Ardmore Music Hall.

Aug. 5–8

Jerry Week

Everyone’s Dead, Steve Kimock & Friends, Splintered Sunlight (pictured) and other Grateful Dead tribute bands take the stage to celebrate the life and legacy of Jerry Garcia. There’s even a kids’ show with the Rock and Roll Playhouse. Ardmore Music Hall, ardmoremusichall.com.

king of prussia mall events

Photo courtesy of King of Prussia District

Aug. 6

Live in KOP

Head to the green space at King of Prussia Town Center for free performances from a range of artists. Aug 6, it’s local singer/songwriter Sunshine Jones. 6 p.m.–8 p.m., King of Prussia Town Center, kingofprussia-towncenter.com.

dog events

Wayne Scott Photography

Aug. 16

Dining Out for Dogs

Through special menus and dog-centric activities, WMMR’s Preston and Steve—along with The Fanatic and DJs from BEN FM, WMGK and WXTU—join forces with the White Dog Cafe to raise funds for Alpha Bravo Canine. The nonprofit organization that provides trained service dogs to U.S. military veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injuries and other combat-related disabilities.

Miranda Lambert events

Courtesy of Country Spirit USA

Aug. 27–29

Country Spirit USA

Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young and Miranda Lambert (pictured) headline a schedule of 20 performances on two stages. Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Grounds, countryspiritusa.com.

Aug. 20

Craft & Mercantile

Food, crafts and live music make third Fridays fun at this free event organized by Growing Roots Partners, the company that powers farmers’ markets throughout the region. 5-8 p.m., Weatherstone Town Center, Chester Springs. Free, tickets required, growingrootspartners.com/craft-mercantile.

For more events, visit mainlinetoday.com/calendar.