Get swept up
First day to catch Shakespeare's final masterpiece, The Tempest, at the Hedgerow Theatre. Revolving around the cycle of life, the drama explores endings and beginnings, death and regeneration, and bondage and freedom. $10 to $25. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; call for additional times. 64 Rose Valley Rd., Media. www.hedgerowtheatre.org; 610-565-4211.
Join the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association to help beautify the stream and banks of Crum Creek and Trout Run in Marple Township. Free. Meet in front of Gold's Gym, Springfield Road and West Chester Pike, Broomall. 9 a.m. 610-353-1223.
The Ardensingers present Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida. The princess ignores a marriage contract to the chagrin of her suitor and would-be father-in-law. $17; $14 seniors; $10 children and students. Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, Del. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. www.ardensingers.com; 302-478-5733.