Fireworks and fountains
The "Celebrate America" fireworks and fountain display at Longwood Gardens on Sunday will illuminate the night sky with a spectacular fireworks program accompanied by a beautiful fountain water show and the sounds of patriotic music. All-day admission to the gardens, which boast a treehouse exhibit and indoor and outdoor children's gardens, is included with show tickets. Visit
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or call 610-388-1000, Ext. 100, for more information.
Show begins at 9:15 p.m.
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square
Tickets are $32 for adults, $16 for ages 15 and under (event tickets for pass holders are $25 and $10)
Devon Horse Show
A tradition for 112 years, the Devon Horse Show and County Fair attracts competitors and spectators from all over the world. The 11-day event combines exciting riding events with the charm of an old-time county fair. Children of all ages will enjoy amusements such as the Ferris wheel and the carousel as well as game booths, sweets and treats, shopping and raffle prizes. Call 610-964-0550 for more information or the ticket office at 610-688-2554.
Today through June 1
Horse Show begins at 8 a.m. and County Fair opens at 10 a.m. each day (both shows open at 11 a.m. on Sunday)
Devon Horse Show Grounds, Dorset Road at Route 30, Devon
$7 adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for children 12 and under
'A Little Princess'
Hedgerow Theatre will present
A Little Princess - The Musical
, a delightful family performance based on the classic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The story centers around Sara Crewe, a student at Miss Minchin's seminary who learns of the death of her father and a large inheritance he left for her. The greedy Minchin forces Sara to become a servant and hides her away in an attic until a magician moves next door and Sara's luck begins to change. Call 610-565-4211 for more information.
Today through June 15
7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays; 4 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays (no show May 31)
Hedgerow Theatre, 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media
$20 for adults, $10 for children
Parents Without Partners picnic
Single parents may enjoy a day outdoors with the kids while opening up the opportunity to meet and interact with other families at a family picnic organized by Parents Without Partners. Among the activities planned for the Memorial Day weekend picnic are volleyball, softball, and other sports as well as children's contests and activities. Parents Without Partners will provide the hot dogs and hamburgers. Call 215-779-5959 for more information.
1 to 5 p.m.
Eagleville Park, 100 Parklane Dr. (behind the Lower Providence Twp buildings), Eagleville
$5 for adults; free for children
- Megan Wilkins