Spring has arrived, and there’s plenty to do across the Brandywine Valley. If the fine arts are your thing, take an art class in West Chester or enjoy live music at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington. For the more adventurous, an extreme 5K or 10K happens in Coatesville this May. Natural beauty abounds all over the area, especially at Longwood Gardens this season.
Get lost in creating intricate patterns at the Chester County Art Association’s retreat-style mandala art class with Vidya Shyamsundar. What a way to doodle your stress away!
100 N Bradford Ave, West Chester, PA
Thrill to some of the all-time great film scores presented by the Delaware Symphony Orchestra at the Grand Opera House. Selections from Out of Africa, Star Wars and Dr. Zhivago and more will sweep you away on a grand symphonic adventure.
818 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
Witness more than 200,000 blooms spring to life at Longwood Gardens. Color and fragrance abound in the conservatory. Outside, magnolia, cherry and dogwood trees hit their peak in mid-April.
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA
Bring the kids for an Easter Bunny meet-and-greet, crafts and more at the Delaware Museum of Nature & Science. Fee includes breakfast, a family photo op and museum admission for the day.
4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE
Challenge yourself and your team to a 5K or 10K extreme run at the Plantation Horse Trials field in Coatesville. Prepare to go under, over and through various obstacles along miles of muddy trails.
347 Green Valley Rd, Coatesville, PA