Vernal Equinox Dinner (Cancelled)

March 19
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Vernal Equinox Dinner (Cancelled)

Please note: In an effort to follow the public health recommendations of social distancing in light of coronavirus, we have canceled this event.

Grab your partner or a few good friends, and let’s wine and dine the coming of Spring in the beautiful setting of the beautiful Cope House.  Weavers Way Executive Chef Bonnie Shuman will transport us into the season of hope with a prix fixe menu bursting with exuberance:

Amuse Bouche:

House Cured Gravlax in Puff Pastry With Creme Fraiche and Caviar


Artisan Lettuces with Beets, Shaved Fennel, Radishes and Green Goddess Dressing 

Main Course (Choice of):

Olive Oil Slow Roasted Salmon with Sauce Bernaise, Steamed Asparagus Gribiche and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes 


Roasted Heirloom Carrots, Beluga Lentils, Vegan Sumac Yoghurt with Carrot-Top Pesto 


Strawberry Rhubarb Compote, Vanilla Ice Cream with Vanilla and Balsamic 

Tickets: $60 per person, BYOB – on sale now through March 16th
Location: the Cope House, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138
Awbury Arboretum is proud to partner with Weavers Way Co-op on this special event and many others to come in 2020.  Awbury has been home to the Co-op’s Mort Brooks Memorial Farm since 2001, which spans two and a half acres and anchors the Arboretum’s Agricultural Village, a rich and unique community of growers and educators such as the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild and the Philadelphia Goat Project.