'Thursday

Relaxin' in the shade

Stay cool with a brew at "Sunset Sippin' at the Scott Arboretum: Swamp White Oaks and Whirlwind Wit." Event held at Magill Walk. $30, includes hors d'oeuvres, tastings of the featured drink, and guided tours. 6 to 8 p.m. at 500 College Ave., Swarthmore. To register online, visit

» READ MORE: www.scottarboretum.org

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For more information, call 610-328-8025.

Friday

Music at the mansion

The Friends of Ridley Creek State Park host an "Old-Fashioned Music Get-Together" with acoustic duo Dana and Howie, who perform a mix of classic and modern rock, folk and country. The majestic Hunting Hill Mansion (Park Office) is the venue, and tours are offered. Ridley Creek State Park at 1023 Sycamore Mills Rd., Media. $10. 7 p.m.

» READ MORE: www.friendsofrcsp.org

; 610-565-3877.

Saturday

Blues in the borough

Twenty blues artists - including Rory Block, and Sharrie Williams & The Wise Guys - perform at 19 venues in Media Borough during the State Street Blues Stroll. $20 in advance; $25, day of show. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., rain or shine.

» READ MORE: www.statestreetblues.com

; 610-566-5039.

Multiple days

Gilbert & Sullivan

Philadelphia's Savoy Company stages

Patience,

a comic operetta about the poet Bunthorne and his attempted romancing of Patience, who is in love with another. $25. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Longwood Gardens Open Air Theater, 1001 Longwood Rd., Kennett Square.

» READ MORE: www.savoy.org

; 215-735-7161.