Marple Calendar of Events
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Wednesday evenings through September 28
Dining Under the Stars
State St, Media
Enjoy al fresco dining in Media all summer long. Every Wednesday evening through September, the Dining Under the Stars™ event closes State Street from Jackson to Orange. A perfect evening to stroll, shop and dine!
Friday afternoons in September
Newtown Square Farmers Market
at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
3625 Chapel Rd, Newtown Square
On Friday afternoons, 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.
Saturdays in September
Art at The Square Tavern & Arts Center
Goshen & Newtown Street Roads
A variety of rotating art displays by local artists, exhibitions and activities.
Cost: FREE (donations accepted!)
Fri. September 9 – Sun. September 11
Broomall Fire Company Carnival
at Brooomall Fire Company
Malin Rd, Broomall
The Broomall Fire Company is sponsoring the Majestic Midways Carnival. In addition to the various carnival rides, there will be face painting, games and delicious treats, all which benefit the Broomall Fire Company. A good old fashioned carnival is a great way to kick off cooler weather and some fall time fun with family and friends, while supporting your local volunteers!
Time: Fri. 6–11pm; Sat. 3–11pm; Sun.1–6pm
September 10 – November 6
Pumpkinland and Farm Market
at Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd, Media
Larger than life figures and scarecrows illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest season, featuring local history and some of the many stories of pumpkins and apples. Choose from piles of pumpkins in all colors, shapes and sizes — over 100 tons on display! Find a huge selection of straw bales, corn shocks, toys and fall decorations of
all kinds. Tickets required for daytime activities as well as the evening Autumn Moon, Harvest, and Witch’s Hayrides to help better accommodate the number of visitors throughout the day. Tickets are required for ages 1 and older.
Time: Sun.–Thurs. 8am–8pm; Fri.–Sat. 8am–9pm
Cost: See website for information on prices for activities.
Thurs. September 15 – Sun. September 18
The Greek Affair
at Saint Luke Greek Orthodox Church
35 N Malin Rd, Broomall
The Greek Affair is back this year with its festival of Grecian flavors and delights.
Time: Thurs. 5–9pm; Fri. and Sat. 11am–10pm; Sun. 12–8pm
Sat. September 17
Pints in the Square
at Delaware County Veterans Memorial
4599 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square
Come out to celebrate the return of Pints in the Square! The event kicks off with a 5K run at 11am followed by a Brew Fest featuring unlimited craft beer tastings, live music, and access to purchase food from local vendors. There will be an impressive selection of over 50 craft beers from more than 25 local and regional craft breweries. Registration is required for the 5K and tickets for the Brew Fest are available online.
Time: 5K at 11am; Brew Fest 12–4pm
Cost: 5K only $30; Brew Fest only $50; 5K and Brew Fest $75; Designated Driver Brew Fest only $10, or 5K and Brew Fest $35
Sun. September 18
The Hero Scholarship Fund of Marple Township Annual Flea Marketat
Delaware County Community College
Route 252 and Media Line Rd, Media
The Hero Scholarship Fund is sponsoring their 47th Annual Flea Market sale at Delaware County Community College. Proceeds go to the Hero Scholarship Fund of Marple Township, which provides support to surviving families of police officers, fire firefighters, and ambulance corps members killed in the line of duty. Rain date is Sun. September 26.
Wed. September 21
Remembering Benjamin West, Father of American Painting
at Newtown Township Building
209 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square
Sculptor Terry Jones speaks on Benjamin West and the planned statue depicting his boyhood in Newtown
Cost: Free (donations accepted!)
Sat. September 24
at Cardinal O’Hara High School parking lot
1701 Sproul Rd, Springfield
Allstate – Mallon Insurance Group, Toscana Gourmet Pizza, O’Hara and Fiorenza’s Food for Friends (F4) host a paper shredding event aimed to raise awareness of hunger throughout our area.
Cost: FREE; non-perishable food item(s) for local donation requested
Fri. September 30
Backyard Barbeque and Movie
at 2020 Springhouse Rd, Broomall
Come join the Marple Civic Youth (MCY) for a Backyard Barbeque and a showing of the movie Hocus Pocus 2. Food will be available for purchase. Visit the MCY’s Facebook and Instagram pages for details and registration forms.
Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at the door per family
Sat. October 1
Community Festival and Railroad Day
at Drexel Lodge Park
4104 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square
Bring the family to this free community event to celebrate the Railroad Museum. There will be train rides, face painting, giveaways and a musical performance by the children’s band, The Plants. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Railroad Museum.
Sun. October 9
at Bryn Mawr Train Station Parking Lot
7 N. Bryn Mawr Ave, Bryn Mawr
Stroll through the market and shop a wide range of handmade and vintage items. In addition, there will be live music, kid’s crafts, food trucks and more.
Sat. October 15 (Rain Date: Sun. October 16)
at Garrett Williamson
395 Bishop Hollow Rd, Newtown Square
An afternoon of fun for the whole family! Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin decorating, barn tours, children’s activities, garden tours, nature hikes and select seasonal vendors.
Cost: $30 per vehicle. The entrance fee includes barn tours, garden activities, nature hikes, straw maze, the bounce house and music. Food/drinks and the cost of a pumpkin for decorating are additional and hayrides are $5 per person.