Our nature preserves are open to the public 365 days per year from sunrise to sunset, providing natural places that offer peace and respite for all. Willistown Conservation Trust owns and manages three nature preserves in the Willistown area - Ashbridge, Kirkwood and Rushton Woods Preserve. We maintain these lands for the … Learn more about our nature preserves.
Community Supper Series Picnic ft. Fireflies and Creek Week
A special Community Supper Series Picnic featuring our seasonal celebrities: Fireflies AND Steam Insects! Come for the picnic and stay for a family friendly program about the lifecycle of the firefly, and stop by our Creek Week table to check out what’s living in our streams. As the sun goes down, Rushton Woods Preserve provides the backdrop to a breathtaking firefly light show that is not to be missed!
LIVE MUSIC! Before the Firefly Program begins, the Hetzel Brothers will be playing LIVE providing the soundtrack for the evening. Music, food and beer starting at 5:30pm. Firefly Program will begin when the sun sets.
VESTA KITCHEN MENU
-Brisket Sandwich $10
-Pulled Pork Sandwich $9
-Nachos: Brisket or Pulled Pork, Black Beans, Cheese, Sauce, Salsa Roja, Scallion $9 (Add Guacamole $2)
-Pasture Song Farm Hot Dog $5
-Mac & Cheese $5
-Mexican Corn Salad $5
-Potato Salad $4
FOOD AND BEVERAGE PARTNERS
Vesta Kitchen and Barbeque: Operating out of Chester County, PA, Vesta Kitchen is focused on providing simple, high quality food, sauces and other pantry items. Whenever possible they source ingredients from local farms and vendors and meat that has been humanely raised and is antibiotic and hormone free. Vesta Kitchen will have their BBQ onsite featuring brisket, pulled pork, vegetarian options and traditional sides! A fresh menu is coming soon and no preordering is necessary. Cash and Venmo accepted.
Deer Creek Malthouse: Our friends at Deer Creek have been providing craft beers and malt products at our Community Supper Series since we started! They will be back with a fresh batch of local beer for sale onsite or for preorder. Be sure to check out the rest of their malt products available in their online store and available for presale/pick up at this event (select Rushton Conservation Center as your pick up location).
PARKING: Rushton Farm, 911 Delchester Road, Newtown Square PA
BYO Picnic Set up: You’re welcome to bring your own chairs, blankets, and anything else to round out your picnic set up! Food and beer will be available for purchase onsite. A water refill station is located inside the Rushton Conservation Center, so bring your refillable bottles!
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*If you are feeling unwell or experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, please stay home and stay well.
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