The Ardensingers will present Gilbert & Sullivan's operetta about the stong-willed title character's stand against her arranged marriage. Princess Ida chooses to ignore the marriage contract and lock herself away among her supporters at the women's university that she runs. Her betrothed, Prince Hilarion, vows to win her love by infiltrating the university disguised as a new female student, while his father tries to use military force to make the marriage take place. Call 302-478-5733 or visit
for more information.
Day: Tomorrow and Saturday, plus May 3 thru May 5
Time: 8 p.m. (plus 2 p.m. show on May 5)
Location: Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE
Fee: $17, $14 senior, $10 students and children ($2 discount on advance tickets)
Thirty craft and antique vendors will be showing their wares in Parkesburg on Saturday. A silent auction will feature gift certificates, artwork, jewelry, handmade items, antiques, themed gift baskets and more. Additional items for purchase include 40 varieties of annuals and perennials as part of a plant sale, cakes and treats at the bake table and used books. Children's activities are also planned. Call 610-857-9176.
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 2nd Avenue and West Street, Parkesburg
Fee: Admission is free
Nick Lazzarini, winner of Fox Television's "So You Think You Can Dance" will perform with the Brandywine Ballet Company at its Spring 2007 show. Lazzarini will join in the performance of Frank's Place, an original choreography piece about love and family set to the music of Frank Sinatra and Big Band musicians. Lazzarini will also give a solo performance. In addition, the show will feature George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco. Call 610-696-2711 or visit
for tickets and information.
Day/Time: 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday
Location: West Chester University, Emily K. Asplundh Concert Hall, High Street & University Avenue, West Chester
The vocal duo A Touch of Classics will perform as part of the Graystone Society Concert Series. Dorothy Cardella and James R. Longacre will share a program of classic operetta and popular Broadway favorites. Call 610-384-9282 or visit
for more information.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Graystone Mansion, 53 S. 1st Avenue, Coatesville
An eight-hour refresher course on driver safety is designed for drivers age 50 and over and covers an array of tips for safe and defensive driving. Call Parkesburg Library for more information at 610-857-5165.
Day: May 2 and May 3
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Parkesburg Baptist Church, West Street and First Avenue, Parkesburg