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Here’s What to Do Around the Main Line Area This Weekend

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Get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, take the family out for winter fun or celebrate Black History Month this weekend around the Main Line.

The first weekend in February brings plenty of Valentine’s love and Black History Month celebrations to the area. Visit a winter festival in Manayunk, check out the final weekend of the Philadelphia Auto Show or stop by the various art exhibitions throughout the city and suburbs.

Founders Philly Freeze-Out


Manayunk’s Main Street will transform into a winter wonderful at this Saturday festival. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., attendees can look forward to plenty of festivities, from ice sculptures and live carvings to beer specials, food trucks, vendors and giveaways. This family-friendly event is the perfect way to get the kids out of the house this Saturday.

4312 Main St, Philadelphia

KOP Wellness Week Kickoff Event 

KOP Wellness Week runs next week from February 6 through February 12, and the King of Prussia District will be kicking it off on Sunday with three free 20-minute workouts at the KOP Mall. Local fitness instructors will be guiding participants through a variety of workouts like HIIT, kickboxing and yoga. Visitors can also test out demos and samples from health and wellness businesses, including Peloton, Therabody and FP Movement. Tickets are free, but be sure to register online in advance.

160 N Gulph Road, King of Prussia

Philadelphia Auto Show

Set to run through February 5, it’s the last weekend for the Auto Show. Check out the new and classic vehicles, take a test drive and browse various exhibits at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. You can read more about the show here.

1101 Arch St, Philadelphia

Charcuterie Chic X Kendra Scott Galentine’s Workshop

Grab your girls for a night of shopping, charcuterie making and wine at Kendra Scott’s Ardmore location this Friday at 6:30 p.m. Philly-based Charcuterie Chic will be onsite for a charcuterie workshop, and guests will enjoy discounted jewelry and a complimentary gift card. Purchase your ticket online in advance.

8 Coulter Ave, Ardmore

Notre Dame Fine Art Show & Sale

 

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Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Notre Dame Fine Art Show & Sale is open to the public through Sunday, February 5. The show highlights over 100 artists, with a select group of featured artists.

560 Sproul Rd, Villanova

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

 

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Want to get your Valentine’s Day celebrations in before the Super Bowl next weekend? Check out our list of date ideas for every couple.

Celebrate Black History Month

First Friday at the Barnes Foundation: Jakeya Limitless

 

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Celebrate Black History Month this Friday at the Barnes Foundation, where Philly-based singer-songwriter Jakeya Limitless will be performing two sets at 6:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Cocktails and light fare will be provided.

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Presents The Mountaintop

Written by Black female playwright Katori Hall, The Mountaintop is an award-winning play depicting time spent by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. following his April 3, 1968 speech on behalf of Memphis sanitation workers. Director Ryan George notes, “Obviously the play dives deep into important discussions about race, human rights and socioeconomic issues of America in that time period, but what is also vitally important about this play is the joy that springs forth from it.”

226 N High St, West Chester

First Friday at the African American Museum in Philadelphia: Vision and Spirit

Celebrate the works of African American artists at the museum’s Vision & Spirit, African American Art, Works from the Bank of America Collection exhibition. The exhibit consists of over 100 pieces by 48 artists.

701 Arch St, Philadelphia

Ongoing Events

Philly Mini Golf with Love

Franklin Square’s Chilly Philly Mini Golf is taking on a Valentine’s theme for the month of February, perfect for a family outing or a date night. Putt your way through the mini course under romantic red lights to the tune of popular love songs.

200 N 6th St, Philadelphia 

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

A 29-year tradition, Winterfest offers plenty of excitement plus views of the Delaware River. Lace up your ice skates on the rink, indulge in a variety of delicious eats or gather with friends or family in a rented warming cabin. Boardwalk games and rides provide loads of fun for all ages, and the spot is illuminated with thousands of lights to create a dreamy winter wonderland. Visit from now until March 5.

101 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia 

Winter Wonder at Longwood Gardens

 

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Longwood Gardens invites you to make a winter escape to the conservatory for beautiful displays of exotic plants, including an Orchid House that will change throughout the season as the orchids bloom.

1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square

Winter at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park offers a relaxing respite in the middle of Center City with an outdoor hub full of twinkling lights and mulled wine available at the Chaddsford Winery kiosk onsite. You can also lace up your skates at the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink. The rink is open seven days a week through February 26, and reservations can be made online for 90-minute skating sessions.

1 S 15th St, Philadelphia

Ice Skating Throughout the Main Line

Ice skating is a quintessential winter activity, and there’s plenty of places to lace up your skates throughout the Western suburbs. Check out our guide to local ice rinks here.

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