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5 Can’t-Miss Events Happening Around the Main Line in October

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“Usuyuki” by Jasper Johns. Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Thru February 13

Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

A not-to-be-missed collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art, Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror showcases the 91-year-old artist’s most celebrated paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, along with lesser-known and recent works through his 70-year career. Visit philamuseum.org

October 2–9

Delco Arts Week

Come out and support the local creative community at Delaware County’s annual Arts Week. Enjoy concerts, performances, art exhibits, festivals and more. Visit delcoarts.org

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October 14–16

Great Pumpkin Carve at Chadds Ford Historical Society

The Brandywine Valley tradition returns with more than 70 giant pumpkins carved by local artists on Thursday, then lit and displayed on Friday and Saturday. Also enjoy a kid-friendly haunted trail, raffle prizes, live music, food and local craft beer. Visit greatpumpkincarve.com

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October 6–10

Philly Music Fest

The Menzingers, Hop Along (pictured), Stella Ruze and more perform live at the fifth annual Philly Music Fest. Check out six shows over five nights at Ardmore Music Hall and other venues around the region, all while raising money for music education. Visit phillymusicfest.com

longwood gardens october event

Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens

October 16–November 14

Longwood Gardens Chrysanthemum Festival

An array of carefully nurtured chrysanthemums are the focal point in an imaginative display—the largest and oldest of its kind in North America. Visit longwoodgardens.org

Find more events at mainlinetoday.com.

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