This week, enjoy a wide-range of fun in Tredyffrin-Easttown Patch. Enjoy carribean tunes and support the Paoli Blues Festival, learn about how the media has hurt girls and women's self-esteem, teens can participate in trivia night at the library, everyone can head to Phoenixville for a Harry Potter marathon or to West Chester to enjoy the last two nights of the Goshen Country Fair. There's something for everyone.
Check out our best bets below for the activities to hit this weekend and early next week.
- When/Where: Friday, August 3 at 5 p.m. at Royer-Greaves School for the Blind in Paoli.
- Why Go: Support the annual Paoli Blues Festival by attending this fundraiser. Drinks, food, and the sounds of Jimmy Buffet, reggae and oldies performed byt the Rob Dickenson Trio. There will be a silent auction as well so you might not go home empty hande.
- Cost: $35
- When/Where: Friday, August 3 at 7 p.m. at Tredyffrin Public Library.
- Why Go: Come support Ying Ying Shang, a Conestoga High School Senior who will be presenting Miss. Representation, a documentary about how the media has contributed to the loss of self-confidence in girls, a subject very important to Shang who is working hard to earn the highest Girl Scout honor - the Gold Award. The documentary will be followed by a discussion.
- Cost: FREE
- When/Where: Wednesday, August 8 at 7pm at the Easttown Library.
- Why Go: Tweens & Teens come out for a night of book trivia. You will be randomly assigned a team and questions will be from the following books: Bridge to Terabithia, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Holes, How to Train Your Dragon, Hugo, The Lorax, Mr. Popper's Penguins, Voyage of the Dawn Treader, and Percy Jackson.
- Cost: Free
- When/Where: Saturday August 4 and Sunday August 5 at the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville.
- Why Go: Because it's Harry! Two days, eight movies and a boy wizard. Saturday will be the first five movies and on Sunday the last three. Costumes encouraged.
- Cost: $10 - $20
- When/Where: Friday August 3 and Saturday August 4 at 1320 Park Ave West Chester
- Why Go: These are the last two nights to enjoy cowpie bingo, live music, rides, sheep show and barbecue dinners. The fair opens at 6 p.m. on Friday and 5 p.m. on Saturday.
- Cost: Free entrance to grounds.