What To Do: lots of fun for Easter weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Winterthur This weekend, you need to watch where you’re walking lest you step on something you shouldn’t be stepping on – Easter Eggs, that is, not dog droppings. There will be Easter Egg hunts everywhere – from huge hunts presented by organizations and churches to small family backyard hunts. One thing for sure — there will be a lot more hard-boiled...

What To Do: A twist at Winterthur, news about ‘fakes’

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times A real Chanel suit and a fake one, side by side, as part of a display on fake goods at Winterthur. In this newly-developing era of “fake news,” Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (Route 52, Wilmington, Delaware, 800-448-3883, www.winterthur.org) is opening a new exhibition with a timely theme – fakes. “Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science...

What To Do: One last weekend for before full-on Yuletide

A batch of events this weekend to keep your mind off the holidays By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The National Dog Show Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means a huge amount of Christmas-related events will be filling the event calendar over the next few weeks. Fortunately for those not quite ready to jump into the holiday season with both feet, there are several special...

What To Do: Kick off fall with the Unionville Fair

Kennett Brewfest on tap for Saturday By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Unionville Fair is back for its 92nd running, complete with community contests and more. Each year, one of the first area events to welcome autumn is the annual Unionville Community Fair (Routes 926 and 82, Unionville, http://www.ucfairinc.org). The fair, which is running now through October 2, is a real down-home...

What To Do: Downingtown Fall Fest brews up fun

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times There will be plenty of activity in Downingtown on September 25 when the Victory Brewing Company, the Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Downingtown team up to present the 10th Annual Downingtown Fall Fest (East Lancaster Avenue between Wallace Avenue and Green Street, Downingtown, 610-514-7000, http://downingtownfallfest.com)....

What To Do: Nothing beats a summer fair

Also: Lots to do with Dad this Fathers’ Day By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Summer kicks off in the area June 21, when St. Joseph’s Church in Downingtown holds its annual Community Festival. Summertime has arrived and warm weather agendas are usually filled with fun events — especially festivals and country fairs. The attraction of a summer fair is timeless. The glow...

What To Do: Winterthur’s Point To Point

Also: Ideas for a fun day with Mom By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Without a doubt, there will be a bustle of activity this weekend at Winterthur” (Route 52, Wilmington, Delaware, 302-888-4600, www.winterthur.org) with the climax being the Winterthur Point-to-Point Races — an event that has become one of premier attractions in the Brandywine Valley each year. This year’s 38th...

What To Do: Made in The Americas

Winterthur looks at Asian influence on American design By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library looks at the impact of Asian sensibility on American designs in its “Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia” display. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (Route 52 just south of the Pennsylvania state line, Wilmington, Delaware, 800-448-3883, http://www.winterthur.org)...

What To Do: Pancakes at Tyler Arboretum

Also: Sportscard and Outdoor shows come to area By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Tyler Arboretum holds its annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration Sunday. For a family event that is both fun and educational, it’s hard to top the annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration at the Tyler Arboretum (515 Painter Road, Media, 610-566-9134, www.tylerarboretum.org). The...

What Do To: Tiffany featured at Winterthur

Also: Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show and last gasps of summer By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Winterthur Museum in Delaware presents “Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light” opening this weekend. Three things usually come to mind when people hear the name “Tiffany” — Tiffany lamps, fine jewelry by Tiffany and the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” All three will...