Enrichment Series

Do you love to learn? Do you take delight in being entertained? Join the community for our ongoing Enrichment Series. Year round, we host fascinating presentations and special performances that showcase the arts, epicurean delights, horticulture, and other buzzworthy pursuits. Events are held in the comfort of our private Clubhouse.

Cheese Tasting & Chat featuring Farm at Doe Run

April 20, 2016

Sip wine and sample pasture raised, farmstead cheeses produced at Chester County's award-winning Farm at Doe Run. The farm's artisanal cheesemakers Matthew Hettlinger and Samuel Kennedy will discuss the mouthwatering varieties and their ties to sustainable farming.

Jazz Night featuring The Craig Ebner Trio

November 18, 2015

Enjoy the earthy grooves, mellow harmonies and swift rhythms of modern and traditional jazz, as Philadelphia jazz guitarist Craig Ebner and his trio take center stage. Wine, cheese, and a relaxed setting in the Athertyn Clubhouse complement this special performance.

A Quest for Chocolate with Éclat's Christopher Curtin

October 14, 2015

Join us for an incredible evening with Master Chocolatier Christopher Curtin of Éclat Chocolate. Savor a wine tasting paired with unique global chocolates, inspired by Chef Curtin's wanderlust. Then, listen as he shares stories from his exotic travels in search of the world's rarest cacao beans.

Horticultural Hijinks with You Bet Your Garden's Mike McGrath

April 22, 2015

Come along for an entertaining evening with Mike McGrath, host of the nationally syndicated Public Radio show, You Bet Your Garden. In his endearing light-hearted style, Mike will share fresh ideas for container and terrace gardening and will answer all of your greatest horticultural challenges.

Classical to Classic Rock: Avalare Strings

November 12, 2014

From Handel to Stairway to Heaven, join us for an energizing evening courtesy of Philadelphia's string quartet that rocks! Esteemed for their artistry and versatility, Avalare Strings promises a captivating, not-to-be-missed performance.

 

What Happened to Hollywood?

October 01, 2014

Join us as we explore how cultural shifts between the releases of The Sound of Music (1965) to Midnight Cowboy (1969) forever influenced the movie industry. Andrew J. Douglas, Ph.D., Director of Education at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, will share this fascinating tectonic shift through favorite films like Blow-Up, The Graduate, and Bonnie and Clyde.

An Insider's Look at Italy

April 23, 2014

Enjoy Italian cheeses and wine as Italian Destination Specialist Giovanna Chiti provides fresh insights into the fascinating culture, cuisine, and lesser-known attractions of Italy. From Florence to Rome to Tuscany, an excursion to this country is a treat for the senses. Limited Seating! RSVP today to Cassie Barnes at cbarnes@pohligbuilders.com or 610-525-5110

Wine & Wharton

November 20, 2013

Enjoy exquisite wine and cheese pairings presented by Vintner Tom Carroll, Jr. of Bucks County's Crossing Vineyards & Winery. Then, take in a fascinating presentation by Paul Eisenhauer, Ph.D., curator of the Wharton Esherick Museum. Learn about the life and work of this incredible wood sculptor, known for his unmatched furniture making skills. Wine paired with dessert follows.

Woody Allen: Iconic Director, Writer & Actor

October 16, 2013

Come along for an entertaining journey! Andrew J. Douglas, Ph.D., Director of Education at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, highlights 40 years of Woody Allen films, from insightful dramas to screwball comedies, including notable films like Annie Hall and Midnight in Paris.

Andrew Wyeth Paints Maine

April 10, 2013

Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of the celebrated painter, returns for an up-close look at the iconic artist's extraordinary work influenced by summers spent in Maine. Offering unique perspectives on Wyeth paintings as well as personal family stories, her engaging presentation is not-to-be-missed!

Taste & Tour of China

March 14, 2013

Join us at 7pm for an exploration of China's exotic cuisine with legendary Chef Susanna Foo, who will share tastes from her Radnor restaurant and sign purchased cookbooks. Then at 8pm, experience this vast country's ancient cities, tranquil villages and vibrant culture through a Tauck Tours expert's photos and narrative.

Healthy Fall Cooking with Chef Carlo deMarco

November 07, 2012

Don't miss this Athertyn Enrichment Series event showcasing the culinary talents of Carlo deMarco, Head Chef and Owner of 333 Belrose in Radnor. Voted Best Chef by Main Line Today magazine, Chef deMarco will share his approach to creating innovative American cuisine during his cooking demonstration of a healthy fall dinner spread, from drinks to dessert. Enjoy a glass of wine and samplings of the fresh, seasonal dishes he's prepared.

'Changing Shoes' with Style, Humor and Grace

October 10, 2012

Join us for an evening of wit and wisdom with Actress & Author Tina Sloan, who has enjoyed a 40-year career in TV and film, including 26 years on the acclaimed daytime drama Guiding Light. Co-author and star of her one-woman show, Changing Shoes, Tina will share her personal struggles, courage, and transformation from sizzling screen diva to mature grandmother, through her funny and inspiring stories.

The Most Influential Works of Andrew Wyeth

May 02, 2012

Presenter Victoria Wyeth, the granddaughter of the famous painter, will present and discuss many of his well-known works as well as some never before seen by the public. She will also share family stories and perspectives to help us understand what inspired the career of her amazingly talented grandfather.

"Fashion Rescue" with Frank Agostino

April 12, 2012

Join Athertyn at Haverford Reserve for "Fashion Rescue," a trunk show featuring acclaimed designer Frank Agostino. The Bryn Mawr-based fashion expert will preview his latest collection, with merchandise available for purchase. A percentage of the event sales will benefit Main Line Animal Rescue, a Chester Springs organization that strives to help find good homes for misplaced and mistreated animals.

Take a Trip to Hawaii Without Getting on the Plane.

February 15, 2012

See Behind the Scenes of the Philadelphia Flower Show, where this year's theme is Hawaii. Our guest speaker, Francesca Northrup, Vice-Chair of the Philadelphia Horticultural Society will give us some insight into what it takes to put this magnificent show together. What a great way to welcome Spring!

Lisa Scottoline

December 07, 2011

Meet the best selling author and receive a FREE SIGNED COPY of her new book "Best Friends and Occasional Enemies". There will be a reading and a Q&A session.
This is a limited seating event.
RSVP required