Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these great local events.
Designer Handbag Bingo & Basket Raffle to Benefit NBTS
- When: Saturday, Feb, 9 at 6 p.m.
- Where: East Whiteland Fire Company 170 Planebrook Rd, Frazer
- Why Go: Think 'Grey' this Valentine's Day and help raise money for The National Brain Tumor Society. Play Bingo for a chance to win designer handbags by Coach, Vera Bradley, Dooney & Bourke and more. Basket raffles, food, baked goods for purchase. BYOB. For additional information, please see event listing.
- Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at door
Chinese New Year Community Gala
- When: Sunday, Feb. 10 from 1 - 5 p.m.
- Where: Great Valley High School 225 Phoenixville Pike, Malvern
- Why Go: Ring in the Year of the Snake with folk dances, traditional Chinese music, Peking Opera sword dance, and songs and poems. A Culture Fair with a dozen game and craft stations and cultural displays will be open from 3 - 5 p.m. Food and merchandise also onsite. Hosted annually by the Main Line Chinese Culture Center. For more info, visit www.mlccc.org or call 215-490-6074.
- Cost: Free
- When: Sunday, Feb. 10 from 5 - 7 p.m.
- Where:The Desmond Hotel
- Why Go:The 180 Dance Company is hosting a Valentine-themed gala in the grand ballroom of Desmond Hotel. This inaugural event will feature fine hors d’oeuvres and desserts, a cash bar, a silent auction, and the world premiere of Love Languages, a ballet based on the New York Times best selling book “The 5 Love Languages” by Gary Chapman. For more information, please see the event listing.
- Cost: $45 in advance, $50 at the door
- When: Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m.
- Where:State Representative Duane Milne's District Office 70 Lancaster Ave, Malvern
- Why Go:State Rep. Duane Milne is offering free flu shots in partnership with Paoli Hospital and Relative care of Downingtown. Activate chester County is accepting canned goods for the Chester County Food Bank. Please RSVP to State Rep. Milne's office at 610-251-1070.
- Cost: Free - Register in Advance
Josiah Hibberd Scholarship Fund Auction
- When: Saturday, Feb. 9 at 9 a.m.
- Where: William Bunch Auctions and Appraisals, 1 Hillman Dr, Chadds Ford
- Why Go: The proceeds of this auction will benefit a scholarship fund being established and administered by the Chester County Community Foundation for the benefit of Great Valley High School graduating seniors pursuing teaching careers. The auction starts at 9 a.m. sharp, and will proceed throughout the balance of the morning and afternoon selling diverse and large collections. Please see partial list of offerings on the event listing.