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

ice skating in january
Photo courtesy of Flight on Ice

Thru February

Flight on Ice in Newtown Square

Enjoy outdoor ice skating and tasty treats (in a heated tent) at this pop-up rink not far from the Delaware County Veterans Memorial. Visit flightonice.com

January 19 – February 6

Cowboy Versus Samurai at Hedgerow Theatre

In this quirky romantic comedy, a high school English teacher, an emerging activist and a biology teacher make up the entire Asian American population in a small Wyoming town. Visit hedgerowtheatre.org

mlk service
Photo courtesy of MLK Day of Service

January 17

Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service

Make the most of your day off by participating in the largest MLK Day event in the nation. Paint at Philadelphia’s Thomas Mifflin School, donate supplies to the Bethesda Project or try one of the many other activities. Visit mlkdayofservice.org

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January 8

Ardmore Winter Beer Festival

Sip 50 craft brews out of a complimentary tasting glass at this special event, which features acclaimed brewers like Founders, Bell’s, Fiddlehead, Spellbound, Yards, 2SP, Singlecut, Schlafly and Broken Goblet. Live music, too. Visit ardmoremusichall.com

january train display
Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens

Thru January 9

The Garden Railway at Longwood Gardens

The cherished holiday tradition chugs along nearly 500 feet of track through foliage, flowers, and plants. The train features dozens of locomotives, steam engines and even Thomas the Tank Engine. Visit longwoodgardens.org

january art display
Clouds (370) Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Museum of Art


Thru May 30

Circus: Bouroullec Designs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Explore the flexible relationships between people and the environment with Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec’s innovative industrial designs. The exhibit includes furniture, lighting, textiles, glass, ceramics, architecture and room-division systems. Visit philamuseum.org
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