5th annual Great Chefs Event
Proceeds support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research. Urban Outfitters, 5000 S. Broad St.; www.vetrifoundation.org/events/great-chefs-event-2010. $250; $400 VIP. 6/15. 6-9 pm.
A Taste of the Valley Food Festival Foods from local restaurants, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, children's activities and more. 560 Royersford Rd., Royersford. 6/13. 11 am-4 pm.
Annual Bucks Beautiful Kitchen and Garden Tour Self-guided tour. Bucks County master gardeners on hand in each garden to answer questions pertaining to featured flowers and plants. Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, 252 W. Swamp Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-3913 x114. bucksbeautiful.com/html/tours.htm. $15 advance; $20 day of event; free for children 12 and under. 6/13. 1-5 pm.
Auction: Art Between the Covers Unique sculptural objects fashioned from volumes of the World Book Encyclopedia. University of the Arts, Hamilton Hall, 320 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6120. Donation suggested: $5. 6/13. 3-6 pm.
Flea Market Peruse this flea market and you might find just the item you've been looking for. Middletown Senior Center, 2142 Trenton Rd., Levittown. 6/15.
Flea Market and Strawberry Festival St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 125 N. Main St., North Wales. $15. 6/12. 8 am-2 pm.
Gimme Shelter Displays of 6 functional woodland shelters designed to raise awareness about sustainable building/living. The Schuylkill Center, 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd. 6/11.
Guided Architectural Walking Tours Explore old and new architecture in and around historic Philadelphia neighborhoods during these guided walking tours. Preservation Alliance, 1616 Walnut St.; 215-546-1146 x3. www.preservationalliance.com. $10; $8 students. 6/12.
Horsham Flea Market Eclectic mix of vintage items, lightly used household products, and unique handmade items. Graeme Park, 859 County Line Rd., Horsham; 215-343-0965. www.horshamhistory.org. 6/12.
Philly AIDS Thrift: Summer of Love Benefit Food, refreshments, cash bar, silent auction, prizes, surprises and more. Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020-1022 S. St.; 215-733-0390. phillyaidsthrift.com. $25; $50 VIP. 6/11. 5-9 pm.
Renee Weiss Chase: Dresses in Clay Renee Weiss Chase is a fashion designer and used the language of fashion design in creating dresses in clay. Closes 6/23. Galleria Deptford, 1011 Cooper St., Woodbury.
Roslyn Pet Fair Pet Fair will have vendors, crafts, face painting, and K-9 demonstration. Living Word Lutheran Church, 1250 Easton Rd., Abington. 6/12. 10 am-1 pm.
Germantown Jewish Centre Women's Club flea market. Seeking sellers and buyers. 400 W. Ellet St.; 215-844-1507 ext. 0 firstname.lastname@example.org. 6/13. 10 am-3 pm.
TeXt/TeXTILE: Fiber Artists Philadelphia #6 The comprehensive and contemporary exhibit will include 18 fiber and textile artists and 26 works. Curated by Kathryn Pannepacker of Phila., internationally recognized textile/visual artist. Some Things Looming, 526 Washington St., Reading. Included in admission. 6/12.
Thrift shop Many new and like-new items. Crafts, housewares, electronics, games, toys and more. Food/beverages. Maple Shade Congregational Church, 45 N. Forklanding Rd., Maple Shade. 6/12.