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


2023 Regional Juried Spring Open at Wayne Art Center

Through April 29

Immerse yourself in a vast assortment of work by artists from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Mediums include painting, drawing, printmaking, paper, photography, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewelry, metals, fiber and 3D print technology. The exhibit is curated by Philadelphia native and acclaimed painter Peter Van Dyck.
—Hobart Rowland

Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point Horse Races

April 1

Horse races

Photo by Jim Graham

Kick off steeplechase season and help mark 75 years for the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance. Classes include hunters, small ponies and, of course, stick ponies.

Hedgerow Theatre 100th Anniversary Gala at Community Arts Center

April 29

Hedgerow April events

Photo courtesy of Tessa Marie Images

Join America’s longest-running repertory theater for an entertaining centennial celebration. Expect a cocktail reception, a seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and a special art exhibit, and appearances by Hedgerow performers.

The Philadelphia Show at Philadelphia Museum of Art

April 28–30

The Philadelphia Show april events

Photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Show

Peruse the nation’s leading art and design fair on PMA’s East Terrace, featuring more than 40 exhibitors specializing in fine art, collectible design and antiques. Preview ticketholders get specialized dealer attention, butlered cocktails and canapes.

Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards

April 1–8

Easter bunny april events

Visiting the Easter Bunny is a can’t-miss April event. Photo by Adobe Stock / Alan

Grab the kids and hop a hayride to the Easter Bunny’s house. Meet the rabbit himself, then stick around for pony and train rides, face painting and more. Easter-themed cakes, sweet breads and other goodies await you inside.

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