Main Line Happenings: Aug. 14-20

Check out these 18 events, including Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week and Concert Under the Stars.


Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week
Aug. 13-18, Chestnut Hill

Select restaurants in this beautiful neighborhood will offer $15 lunch and $30 dinner options in celebration of the Garden District’s 20th anniversary.

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Evening At Kuerners Plein Air
Aug. 15, 4:30-8:30 p.m., Chadds Ford

Participants can paint, sketch or photograph scenic Kuerner Farm, where Andrew Wyeth found inspiration for many of his works.

The Godfather Part I & II at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Aug. 15-16, 7 p.m., Bryn Mawr

Catch Part I of the classic mob trilogy on Tuesday night and then follow up with Part II the following night.

South Cross Kitchen’s Southern Tailgates Night
Aug. 16, Conshohocken

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Every Wednesday throughout the summer, Southern Cross Kitchen transforms into a tailgate party, complete with beer pong, corn hole, live music and specials.

Andrew Wyeth’s Pennsylvania Portraits Lecture and Conversation
Aug. 16, 6-7:30 p.m., Chadds Ford

Gain insights into Andrew Wyeth’s portraiture style in this program presented by Audrey Lewis, curator at the Brandywine River Museum of Art, and Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, associate professor of American Art at the University of Pennsylvania.

Suburban Square Summer Music Series
Aug. 16, 6:30-8 p.m., Ardmore

Enjoy free live music at Suburban Square’s Summer Music Series every week. This week’s performer is Philadelphia singer-songwriter Joshua Bation.

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The Oval+ on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Aug. 16-20, Philadelphia

It’s the last week for Fairmount’s Oval+, so make sure to check out all that the summertime-only pop-up park has to offer, including a beer garden, food trucks and games.

Springhouse Storytime at the Newlin Grist Mill
Aug. 17, 10-11 a.m., Glen Mills

Take your preschooler to Newlin Grist Mill’s interactive story time. This week’s theme is “Days of the Week.”

Concert Under the Stars: Benefitting Rock to the Future
Aug. 17, 6:30-10 p.m., Bala Cynwyd

Jam out to some good music for a cause at Laurel Hill Cemetary’s Concert Under the Stars, which benefits Rock to the Future, an organization that provides free and low-cost music education for Philadelphia youth.

La La Land” in Concert at The Mann
Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., Philadelphia

Experience the Oscar-winning original musical like never before at The Mann with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

Sunset Yoga at Linvilla Orchards
Aug. 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Media

Practice your poses on the farm at Linvilla Orchards’ weekly yoga sessions, presented by Peace Love Om Yoga.

Dog Days of Summer at Swarthmore CO-OP
Aug. 18, 5-8 p.m., Swarthmore

Party with your pooch at the Swarthmore CO-OP this Thursday night. They’ll be serving up organic treats for dogs and gourmet popsicles for their humans.

Cinema in the Cemetery
Aug. 18, 9 p.m., Philadelphia

In the spirit of Hollywood’s famed Cinespia, Laurel Hill Cemetery will present House on Haunted Hill, the 1959 horror classic starring Vincent Price. 

Victory Brewing Company BrewBQ
Aug. 19, 1-6 p.m., Parkesburg

Victory Brewing is back with their ninth annual BrewBQ competition, where attendees can nosh on barbeque from 30 local pit master teams and vote on their favorites. 

Cars, Vines and Wines
Aug. 19, 12-4 p.m., Chadds Ford

Combine your passions for automobiles and fine wines at Penns Woods Winery’s seventh annual event, featuring classic cars, food and, of course, plenty of wine.

Summer Food Truck Competition at Chadds Ford Winery
Aug. 19-20, Chadds Ford

Chow down on fare from 10 different food trucks offering everything from Korean to barbecue to gelato and vote on your favorites.

New Garden Flying Field Festival of Flight Air and Car Show
Aug. 19-20, Toughkenamon 

History buffs, car lovers and aviation aficionados alike will have a blast at this event, which includes an air show, antique cars and planes, and a performance from big band group the Manhattan Dolls. Bonus: you can even hop aboard a Cessna or PT-19 for a ride in the sky. 

Main Line Bike Race
Aug. 20, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Ardmore

The first-annual Main Line Bike Race takes place on Sunday to benefit Narberth Ambulance. Online registration closes Aug. 18. 

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