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Upcoming Events

Chestnut Hill Conservancy

Earth Day Every Day: How to Bring Nature Back to the Neighborhood

Philadelphia, PA
Rob Fleming and Christopher Sohnly will speak about sustainable practices for the home gardener. Rob is an experienced landscape architect and teacher with special expertise in the design, care, and restoration of historic... read more

Architectural Hall of Fame 2021 Celebration: Benefactor Tickets Now Available!

Philadelphia, PA
This year’s virtual Celebration on Saturday, May 22nd at 7:00 pm includes a special guest Master of Ceremonies and online and live auction, reveals and celebrates the Hall of Fame’s 2021 inductees, offers a behind-the-scen... read more
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Past Events

Ask the Experts - Going Solar

Ask the Experts - Going Solar

Philadelphia, PA
Ask the Experts: Going SolarThursday, Feb. 18, 7pm  Micah Gold-Markel, founder of Philadelphia-based Solar States, a solar installer and educator, will discuss residential solar electric systems as a way to invest in clean energy and the local community.  His frequent collaborator Chris Kurtz of ...
Thursday, February 18 2021 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Accidental Master Plan: The Fortuitous Open Spaces of Chestnut Hill

Accidental Master Plan: The Fortuitous Open Spaces of Chestnut Hill

Philadelphia, PA
Accidental Master Plan: The Fortuitous Open Spaces of Chestnut HillVirtual Lecture By Rob FlemingJanuary 21, 7pm Zoom Chestnut Hill is not a planned community, but it reads as one. It has legible boundaries, a central core of commercial services, accessible transportation links, and housing type...
Thursday, January 21 2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Chestnut Hill Conservancy 2021 Annual Meeting

Chestnut Hill Conservancy 2021 Annual Meeting

Philadelphia, PA
2021 VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING Come join us for the Chestnut Hill Conservancy 2021 Annual Meeting, featuring the Preservation Recognition Awards, information about the upcoming Preservation Award Winners Exhibit, and the Election of Directors.Free and open to members and the public. Registration is...
Sunday, January 10 2021 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

Community, Commemoration, and the Creation of a Memorial to Dinah at Stenton

Community, Commemoration, and the Creation of a Memorial to Dinah at Stenton

Philadelphia, PA
Virtual Salon Talk with Dennis Pickeral Dennis Pickeral has served as the Executive Director of Stenton, a National Historic Landmark in northwest Philadelphia administered by the National Society of The Colonial Dames in Pennsylvania, since 2008.  Dennis holds an M.A. in American Studies from P...
Wednesday, December 2 2020 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

Discovering Chestnut Hill - The Wissahickon Style of Landscaping

Discovering Chestnut Hill - The Wissahickon Style of Landscaping

Philadelphia, PA
The Wissahickon Style of LandscapingVirtual Lecture by Carol FranklinNovember 18th, 7pm Zoom Explore the landscapes of Chestnut Hill and Mt Airy with nationally recognized landscape architect and life-time Chestnut Hill-Mt Airy resident, Carol Franklin, drawing from her book Metropolitan Paradis...
Wednesday, November 18 2020 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Annual Gala

Annual Gala

Philadelphia, PA
The Conservancy will now hold just one major fundraising gala a year, so don't miss it! We hope you'll join us on Saturday, September 12th in a beautiful and historic home and garden in Chestnut Hill, location to be determined. We invite you to become a Conservancy Annual Gala Benefactor, at the...
Saturday, September 12 2020 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

Ask the Experts: Planting and Maintaining Trees in a Changing Climate

Ask the Experts: Planting and Maintaining Trees in a Changing Climate

Philadelphia, PA
Ask the Experts: Homeowner Strategies for Planting and Maintaining Trees in a Changing ClimateHal Rosner, certified arborist with Shechtman Tree Care will discuss maintaining and planting trees to combat climate change, the importance of canopy trees and native species, and spotted lantern fly mi...
Thursday, August 20 2020 8:00 PM 9:00 PM

Ask the Experts: Landscape Tools to Protect Our Watershed

Ask the Experts: Landscape Tools to Protect Our Watershed

Philadelphia, PA
How can you help to keep stormwater runoff from polluting our streams?  Individual improvements like rain barrels, downspout planters, permeable paving, and rain gardens can all contribute.  For inspiration, attend our virtual zoom presentation of the Philadelphia Water Department's impressive ra...
Thursday, June 25 2020 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

Energy-Efficient Residential Lighting

Energy-Efficient Residential Lighting

Philadelphia, PA
This presentation will discuss energy efficient lighting in historic homes. The presenter, Gerry DeSeve, is a lighting efficiency subject matter expert who will share examples from his 1912 Dutch Colonial house. Attendees will learn about how to maintain and enhance homes’ inherent characteristic...
Wednesday, June 17 2020 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

Long Live the Raised Bed

Long Live the Raised Bed

Philadelphia, PA
The Victory Garden is back, but with a new face. People are turning to the everyday miracle of food gardening for a steady source of clean nutrient-rich food, a sense of empowerment, and a rewarding backyard vocation. Join the founder of Chestnut Hill’s own “Backyard Eats” - a full service food g...
Wednesday, June 10 2020 6:00 PM 7:00 PM

Mailing Address

8708 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118
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