General's birthday

The General Meade Society of Philadelphia celebrates the birthday of its namesake, leader of the victorious Union campaign at Gettysburg, with reenactments, speakers, a military parade and memorial services. Free. Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Ave., Philadelphia. 11:30 a.m. 215-204-5452.



The Bryn Mawr Film Institute screens the season's opera productions, taped live at La Scala in Milan. The series, shot in high definition, begins with


. $25. 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr. 7 p.m.

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; 610-527-9898.


One night only

Swing by the Main Line Art Center for a One Night Stand featuring food, drink, and works by local visual artists ages 21 to 35. Free. 746 Panmure Rd., Haverford. 6 to 9 p.m.

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; 610-525-0272.


Songs from the swampland

Opera North brings William Grant Still's

A Bayou Legend

to Haverford College's Centennial Hall. Set deep in the swampland of Mississippi, the operatic tale looks at love and betrayal among kindred spirits. $30. 450 Lancaster Ave., Haverford. 8 p.m.

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; 215-884-5840.