This Weekend: Folk Festivals and Butterflies

Find out what you're doing this weekend.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's a rundown of what's going on. 

The Brandywine Folk Festival

  • Where: Anson B. Nixion Park, Kennett Square 
  • When: August 23 - 25

What: The second annual Brandywine Folk Festival in Kennett Square is set to feature over 30 folk acts during its three day run. The event will also feature a disc golf tournament, food vendors and craft beer. The event's webpage has a ton of good information for those looking for something rootsy to do this coming weekend.

Butterfly Festival

  • Where: Tyler Arboretum, Media
  • When: Saturday, August 24, 10 a.m.

What: The Butterfly Festival is being billed as a "fond farewell to the monarch butterflies as they are … released for their southern migration to Mexico." The even will feature butterfly experts explaining the lives on the monarchs, as well as a live display from John the Bug Man featuring a linty of rarely-seen bugs. Get more information on the free event here.

"The Parent Trap" at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute 

  • Where: The Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr
  • When: Saturday, August 24, 11 a.m.

What: No Lindsay Lohan remake here. The Bryn Mawr Film Institute will be showing the 1961 Disney classic about two twins who try to bring their estranged parents back together. Not that you need me to tell you that. See what the film institute has to say about it here.

Is something going on this weekend that we missed? Tell us in the comments.


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