Get Out: Bridal Block Party, Clover Market, Music Festival
What's going on in the Ardmore Patch area this weekend.
This month at Clover Market, make some crafts with Main Line Art Center's Arts Alive Mobile and listen to some tunes by Art Miron as you browse the vintage and handmade wares. The featured nonprofit is Alex's Lemonade Stand. Check out a sneak peak of the fall sellers here.
- When/Where: 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 at in downtown Ardmore and Suburban Square. Red carpet registration at Schauffele Plaza, at the intersection of Anderson and Lancaster Avenue.
- Why Go: Getting married? Thinking about getting married? Single, but buying your wedding dress in advance, a la Liz Lemon? Then head out to Suburban Square for the Ardmore Initiative's Bridal Expo on Friday. Ardmore's boutiques will be showcasing their looks on a red carpet. There will also be a string quartet up the street at Bryn Mawr Trust (by the fountain), if you want to try out some challenging heels, say.
- Cost: Free (and free parking after 4 p.m.)
- When/Where: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 12 E. Lancaster Ave.
- Why Go: Clover Market returns for the fall with its showcase of vintage and handmade wares.
- Cost: Free admission
- When/Where: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 (rain or shine) in the Oakmont business area of Havertown. There are two music stages: one at Eagle Rd. and Darby Rd., and the other on the Oakmont Elementary School field.
- Why Go: Enjoy eight full hours of live music on two outdoor stages, including jazz, pop, rock, classical strings and Celtic music, concluding with a Fleetwood Mac tribute from 7 to 8 p.m. Food and drink vendors will be available too, with beer gardens at Oakmont Tavern and Lamplighter. Plus, the whole event is free.
- Cost: Free
- When/Where: 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Riverbend Environmental Education Center
- Why Go: Bring the family out to Riverbend for a hike at dusk. Listen and look for cicadas, katydids and more, then roast marshmallows around the campfire.
- Cost: $15 per family. Pre-register with Stacy at email@example.com or 610-527-5234 x108.
- When/Where: 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Haverford College, 370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford
- Why Go: Haverford College is home to the oldest planned college landscape in the country. The grounds include more than 1,500 trees, a pinetom, zen-style gardens, a duck pond and a nature trail, all on a 200-acre campus. Arboretum Director Bill Astifan and Lower Merion Conservancy staff will teach about the wildflower meadow on Haverford's grounds.
- Cost: Free