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5 Things to Experience this Spring in Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill Home and Garden Festival

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Join the other 30,000 garden enthusiasts at the Home and Garden Festival on May 7th at Germantown Ave. Marvel at the various succulents, vegetables, and other vegetation, along with home decor, hand-made furniture, and other works of art. This is a great activity for the whole family with something for everyone, with over 150 vendors will be selling specialized products, amusement rides, and other activities, everyone’s sure to have a great time.

Visit the Clover Market

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On April 9th the Clover Market comes to Chestnut Hill! Clover Market is an open air market featuring over 100 vendors of collectibles, antiques, vintage jewelry, and original art. It’s free to attend and runs all day from 10 am to 5pm, and you won’t want to miss this opportunity as they only hold about 5 markets per season.

The Third Annual Plein Air Painting Competition

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Come out to Germantown Ave on June 10th to experience the Plein Air Painting Competition. Nearly 50 artists will be participating and competing for cash prizes and a free booth at the Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts Festival. Along with meeting artists and seeing their work, there will also be activities for everyone to have fun like face-painting booths and live music.

Bike The Hill

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Bike the Hill takes place on April 17th and consists of two wonderful bicycle tours, the tickets only cost 10 dollars and offer a beautiful experience. The first tour will take participants through the back roads into the Forbidden Drive. The second is titled the Mid-Century Architecture Guided Bike Tour and is lead by a member of the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. Both tours last for an hour and a half and encourage all cyclers from the beginner level to advanced to come out and enjoy the experience.

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

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At the Morris Arboretum the weekends of the 8th and 15th of April the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival will be held and offer a variety of activities. Anyone who attends will be given the opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture and will surely be stunned by the beauty of the blossoms. From a relaxing walk through the garden focusing on the cherry blossoms, to an origami workshop, to a Japanese drumming crew that is sure to impress, everyone should be able to find something they’re interested in during this amazing festival.