The Great Pumpkin Carve, Oct. 18-20

CHADDS FORD — The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts the 43rd Annual Great Pumpkin Carve on October 18-20, 2018. The Great Pumpkin Carve is the quintessential Brandywine Valley experience, and is a great way to get in the Halloween spirit. The Great Pumpkin Carve was started by artists Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth and Jimmy Lynch in the 1970s to decorate the Chadds Ford Inn for Halloween. The...

What To Do: The Coatesville Christmas Parade

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Coatesville Christmas Parade The Coatesville Christmas Parade, a holiday classic that is Chester County’s largest hometown parade, will be held on December 2 in downtown Coatesville. The festive annual parade will get underway at 10 a.m. with Strode Avenue and Lincoln Highway as its starting point. The parade will conclude at the performing and judging...

Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, Dec. 2

Celebrate the holidays with Twilight at the Tavern in Chadds Ford. CHADDS FORD —  The Chadds Ford Historical Society introduces a new event for the holiday season, Twilight Tidings at the Tavern, on Saturday, December 2 at the Barns-Brinton House in Chadds Ford. Celebrate the season with a historic look at the four major holidays of the 18th century winter season: Christmas, New Year’s, Twelfth...

Chadds Ford Historial Society to host two events

CHADDS FORD — The Chadds Ford Historical Society is hosting two big holiday events in 2016: On Saturday, November 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. our museum store is open to holiday shoppers as part of the nationwide Small Business Saturday promotion. We’ll help kick off the holiday shopping season with a refreshing change from big box stores! Visit our revamped museum shop, freshly stocked...

What To Do: Hagley Craft Fair is back

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The 38th annual Hagley Craft Fair is this weekend. The Hagley Craft Fair is known for being one of the oldest and best annual craft events in the Brandywine Valley. Celebrating its 38th anniversary this year, the event will be held October 15 and 16 at Hagley Museum and Library (Buck Road East entrance via Route 100, Wilmington, Delaware, 302-658-2400,...

What To Do: Chadds Ford Plein Air Event, Sat.

Also: Chocolate lovers rejoice, Celtic Fest and more! By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Usually, winter weather in this area is not very conducive for outdoor events — except maybe activities for skiers, skaters, snowboarders and people who enjoy really cold outdoor temperatures. However, this weekend might be an exception to the rule and that’s a good thing for area art lovers. On...

What To Do: Pops Goes The Holiday

Also: West Chester Christmas Parade and more get holiday season going By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Kennett Symphony has just the thing to get you into the holiday mood, it annual holiday concert at Unionville High School, Dec. 5. While many of the holiday attractions are treats for the eyes and the taste buds, there is an ongoing holiday tradition in Kennett Square that is a treat...

What To Do: Valentine’s Day at Hagley

A slate full of fun to enjoy with someone you love, or want to By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Hagley Museum hosts its annual Victorine’s Valentine Day event, Saturday from 12;30 to 4 p.m. Probably no-one needs to be reminded that this weekend is Valentine’s Day Weekend but suggestions on how to celebrate the occasion with your sweetheart might be appreciated. There are several...

What To Do: Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. Did we mention chocolate?

Also: Plein Air in Chadds Ford, and options to battle cabin fever By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times After just a few year’s the Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival has become a staple for local chocolate lovers. This year’s event takes place Feb. 8 at Kennett High School. Valentine’s Day is one of the best things about February and chocolate is one of the best things about Valentine’s...

On Your Table: The Chadds Ford Great Pumpkin Carve

Pumpkins and squash also make for delicious recipes, including roasted Kuri Squash By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Joe Mottola begins carving what would become a winning entry at the Chadds Ford Pumpkin Carve, held this past weekend, co-sponsored by the Chadds Ford Historical Society and the Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary. CHADDS FORD — The three-day Great Pumpkin Carve that...