Get Out: Media Film Festival, Bridal Event, and Home and Garden Show

Patch offers some ideas for the upcoming weekend for you and the family.

This weekend Patch offers something for everyone. Kick off the weekend with breakfast and some movies during the annual Syrup Celebration and the Media Film Festival. This will be the last weekend to catch the Media Theater’s performance of ‘Wings’ benefitting the American Stroke Association. The Main Line Bridal Show is Saturday only, but you’ll have all four days to check out the Suburban Home & Garden Show at Oaks. End the weekend with a musical interlude and a performance by Delaware County’s Symphony at Neumann University.


1. Media Film Festival

When/Where: Thursday, Feb. 23, Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Media Community Center at 3rd & Monroe.

Why Go: This weekend is filled with cinematic excitement as the area welcomes back the Media Film Festival. There will be three days and nights of workshops, films and fun, including an awards ceremony and afterparty at La Belle Epoque Wine Bistro.

Pricing: Tickets are $10 per night, or $20 for all three nights and are available online at mediaartscouncil.org.


2. Pancake Breakfast & Maple Syrup Celebration

When/Where: Saturday, Feb, 25, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Rd, Media, PA 19063.

Why Go: Join in the annual, outdoor, sugary celebration and learn how sap is turned into syrup. Tap a tree yourself and then enjoy an all you can eat pancakes and sausage breakfast with a hot cup of coffee or cocoa.

Pricing: Admission is $11 for Adults, $6 for children 3 – 12, and FREE for children under 3. For more information visit ­tylera­rboretum.­org.


3. Last Chance for ‘Wings’ at the Media Theatre

When/Where: Friday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m., Saturday Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. at Media Theatre, 104 E. State St. in Media

Why Go: See the Theatre's final productions of Wings and support the American Stroke Association as 20 percent of proceeds benefit the Association. Snacks, socializing, educational materials and prizes will also be offered.

Pricing: $50, for tickets and information call 610-891-0100 or visit mediatheatre.org.


4. Main Line Bridal Event

When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m., at the Radnor Hotel, 591 East Lancaster Avenue, Radnor

Why Go: Enjoy the Main Line Bridal Event fashion show, see the latest trends, sample cakes, register, meet the areas top DJs and entertainers, and enter to win a honeymoon in the Dominican Republic.

Pricing: Brides are free with registration on the Radnor Hotel Website or by calling 610-341-3146. Admission is $10 for all other guests.


5. Suburban Home and Garden Show

When/Where: Friday, Feb. 24, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday Feb. 25, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks, 1601 Egypt Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460.

Why Go: Find decorating and remodeling deals and ideas, speak with experts and compare products all weekend long at the Suburban Home and Garden Show.

Pricing: $10 Admission, Children 12 & Under are Free. Admission is Free for All on Thursday, Feb. 23, 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information visit www.phillyexpocenter.com.


6. Beethoven’s Piano Concerto

When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. in the Meagher Theatre of the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center at Neumann University.

Why Go: Hear The Delaware County Symphony perform Ludwig Van Beethoven’s "Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major" featuring pianist Marcantonio Barone. Before the show, guests are invited to a free, pre-concert presentation from 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the McNichol Room.

Pricing: Concert tickets are $15 or $12 for seniors/students. Children age 12 & under are FREE with a paying adult. College students are admitted FREE with a student ID. Parking is also FREE. For information call 610-879-7059 or visit www.dcsmusic.org.


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