Newtown Square Calendar of Events
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Wed. & Thurs. evenings July – August
Curbside Kitchen Buffet with Chef on Site
@Luigi and Giovanni’s
3601 Chapel Rd, Newtown Square
Enjoy fresh air and gourmet food this season at Luigi & Giovanni’s. Featuring an expanded outdoor seating area on Wednesday and Thursday evenings throughout the summer (weather permitting), guests can dine al fresco and B.Y.O.B. Weekly features include steak and seafood on the grill, pasta and risotto, traditional Italian entrees, delicious sides, porchetta, parma prosciutto and an assortment of traditional Italian desserts.
Time: 4:00 – 7:30pm
Wed. – Sun. evenings July – mid-August
Delaware County Summer Festival Concerts
@Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd, Media
Free concerts in Rose Tree Park’s scenic outdoor amphitheater. The series provides many opportunities to enjoy top-notch entertainment of all kinds. Bring blankets and chairs for seating. Picnics are welcome. (No concession stands this year.) No alcoholic beverages. Pets and smoking must remain outside the amphitheater. No rain date for any evening concert. See the website for updated health safety protocols.
Cost: Free admission and free parking
610-891-4663 (or 610-891-4455 for cancellation updates)
Friday afternoons July – September
Newtown Square Farmers Market
@St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Rd, Newtown Square
Beginning June 4th, the Newtown Square Farmers Market will feature local growers, producers and artisans. Fresh produce from Urban Roots Farm will be for sale as well as artisan breads, coffee, pickles, flowers, plants and candles.
Time: 3 – 6pm
Wed. – Fri. July – August
Upper Darby Summer Stage Musicals
@Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N Lansdowne Ave, Drexel Hill
Summer Stage will be back in person this summer with a full season of musicals for the entire family! Local students and young theater professionals participate in the theatre camp Summer Stage, performing professional-quality shows.
July 7 – 9: Wizard of Oz Young Performers’ Edition
July 14 – 16: Junie B. Jones, Jr.
July 21 – 23: The Wind in the Willows
July 28 – 30: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
August 4 – 6: Spookley the Square Pumpkin
Time: Wed. 10:30am, Thurs. 10:30am & 7:00pm, Fri. 10:30am
Saturdays in July
Art at The Square Tavern
Rte 252 & Goshen Road
A changing display of works by local artists
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: FREE (donations accepted!)
Thursdays July 1 – August 27
Yoga and Fitness in the Park: Summer Series!
@Drexel Lodge Park
4140 W Chester Pike, Newtown Square
Hosted by Newtown Township’s Park and Recreation Committee and sponsored by Jolly Llama Yoga.
Tues. July 6
Volunteer-Summer Garden Tenders
1031 Palmers Mill Rd, Media
Help weed and tidy fast-growing gardens.
Time: 8:30 – 11am
Sat. July 10
Linvilla Orchards Annual Blueberry Festival
137 W Knowlton Rd, Media
Blueberries are back and ready for picking! Bring your friends and family to celebrate our annual Blueberry Festival. Come hungry for delicious blueberries and a fun blueberry pie-eating contest at 1:30pm. The winners of each age bracket will earn the Champion title and receive a great prize! Hosted by the one and only Silly Joe, who will entertain the crowd. Costume characters will also be on hand during the festival.
Time: 8am – 4pm
Cost: $7 per person for blueberry picking
Sun. July 11
@Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park
3900 North Sandy Flash Dr, Newtown Square
Come learn about bees and insects and why they are so important. There will be hands-on activities and a visit to the Plantation’s bee hives with Master Beekeeper Warren Graham.
Time: 12 – 2pm