Trio of baritone Mischa Bouvier, pianist Irina Nuzova, and cellist Yosif Feigelson perform music by major French composers who were born in the 19th century, including Ravel, Debussy and Faure, at Milford Theatre, 7:30pm. While the musicians play, a slideshow will project paintings by the composers' contemporaries. Tickets: $20, $15 in advance.
The Delaware Valley Choral Society presents Handel's Messiah at The Delaware Valley High School Auditorium, 2pm. Tickets: 570/296-5333 or 845/856-5696 or at the door. An oratorio for soloists, choir, orchestra, The DVCS will use the same musical forces Handel scored for the first performance he conducted in 1742.
The Milford Garden Club’s annual Perennial Plant Sale fundraiser will be held on the property of the Community House located on the corners of Broad and Harford streets, 9am-2pm. (At the traffic light in town, across from the Dimmick Inn.) This is a rain or shine event.
The Pike County Commissioners hold 20th annual fishing derby for children under 16 at Lily Pond, Pike County Park, 8am-12noon. Rain or shine. No fee. Register day of. Prizes awarded by age group. 570/296-3569.
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce holds a networking event at GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, 314 Foster Hill Rd., 5-7pm. Complimentary appetizers, refreshments, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Free for Pike Chamber members or $10 for non-members. 570/296-8700.
Milford hosts "Toast to Milford," 10am-10pm. Come experience craft beers, wine, cuisine and character. Over 40 Milford businesses are offering complimentary tastings of craft beer, wine, coffee, tea, cuisine and more. Come tour and taste your way through beautiful Milford. For info & tasting map: www.milfordpa.us.
The Joseph Boga Octet will swing some of Duke Ellington's greatest hits at Delaware Valley High School, 7:30pm. Joining the Octet will be the Delaware Valley Middle School and High School jazz bands under Lance Rauh, and the Keystone College Jazz Combo. Tickets $20 at the door, or $15 in advance, under 15 admitted free.
Opening reception for "Small Works at Large" at The Artery Gallery, 6-9pm. On display April 5 through May 9. Group show in a variety of media; oil painting, printmaking, watercolor, mixed media, sculpture, glass work, and wood turning. 570/409-1234.
Delaware Valley High School art student show at the ARTery Gallery, opening reception, 6-9pm. On display until April 4.
Opening reception for "Love Birds" at The ARTery Gallery, 210 Broad St., 6-9pm. This ARTery Gallery members' show will feature a wide range of artistic expressions of mankind's interest in love itself and love of birds. On display from February 9-March 8.