10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley This January
From art exhibits to a chocolate festival, you won’t want to miss these events.
Through Jan. 5, Wilminton, Del.
It’s your last chance to catch Winterthur’s display of 40 iconic looks from the Emmy-winning Netflix series The Crown. Its first two seasons explore the early reign and life of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and other storied royals. Throwing a spotlight on the show’s beautiful and intricate costuming, it features the coronation robe, Princess Margaret’s wedding dress and more. Read more about the exhibit here.
Through Jan. 19, Wilmington, Del.
The Delaware Museum of Natural History’s current special exhibit takes visitors for a journey back in time some 65 million years. Using interactive features and technology, visitors will see how the species hunted and survived.
Through April 15, Wilmington, Del.
Delaware artist Mary Putman’s work is featured in the Delaware Contemporary’s exhibit. Spanning 50 years of her career, the display focuses on rural parts of the First State and agriculture.
Through Jan. 5, Chadds Ford, Pa.
Taking a look at the illustrations of Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, as well as The Three Little Pigs, this exhibit is a can’t-miss for fairytale lovers.
Jan. 4-26, Chadds Ford, Pa.
On weekends throughout the month of January, Penns Woods Winery is hosting pairings of cheese, honey and wine, featuring local crafters.
Jan. 12, Glen Mills, Pa.
Ever wanted to learn to blend your own teas or create your own smudge stick? Local herbalist Elise Hanks will show you how at this workshop at Terrain in Glen Mills.
Jan. 18, Hockessin, Del.
Naturalist, forager and wild foods enthusiastic Russ Cohen will lead a workshop at Mt. Cuba Center on growing and identifying local edible plants in the garden, which is sure to come in handy come spring.
Jan. 18-26, Chadds Ford, Pa.
For two weekends—Jan. 18-19 and Jan. 25-26—Chaddsford Winery will transform into a winter wonderland, complete with ice carvings, an ice luge wine shot, specialty cocktails, live music, food trucks, fire pits, and, of course, wine tastings.
Jan. 18 – March 22, Kennett Square, Pa.
Warm up this season inside Longwood Garden’s vast conservatory, which transforms into a tropical paradise for its annual Orchid Extravaganza.
Jan. 26, Kennett Square, Pa.
Indulge in sweet treats from professional and amateur bakers, who will vie for bragging rights in various categories. The annual festival is relocating to Unionville High School this year.