What To Do: Rev those engines! Coatesville Grand Prix is back

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Coatesville Grand Prix This is a weekend in which summer events are gone from the schedule and harvest and Halloween activities have yet to arrive. There is still a full slate of attractive events representing a wide range of genres such as cars, food, pirates, ethnic, hot air balloons, arts and crafts, trains, scarecrows and lots more. The Coatesville...

So. Chester Chamber welcomes fearless Martial Arts as new member

Photo Caption: Melissa Dietrich, SCCCC Board (Longwood Gardens); Eric Kuhn, SCCCC Board (Pillar Real Estate Advisors, LLC); Kevin Schaible, Michael Lynskey and Sean McCormick, Fearless Martial Arts, LLC; Vanessa Ross, Vanessa Ross Cakes, Sweet Cakes Supplies, LLC; Christine Gordon, SCCCC Board (Christine Gordon Merrill Lynch Wealth Management); Jason R. Feller, SCCCC Board (Kennett Square Golf...

LCH Recognized for community health quality

Left to Right- Medical Assistant: Monse Balbuena, Medical Director: Joseph Greco, Patient Advocate: Nefta Erroa, Registered Nurse: Maria Ortiz, CEO: Ronan Gannon, Director of Development: Kate Wickersham, Member Relations Specialist: Luz Gonzalez. KENNETT SQUARE — LCH Health and Community Services received 4 Community Health Quality Recognition awards and was once again recognized as a Patient-Centered...

FAQ: What you need to know about the Coatesville Grand Prix

The Parade of cars from the 2021 Coatesville Grand Prix Experience the thrill of vintage autos and motorcycles revving through the heart of historic Coatesville, giving spectators a flashback to what the early days of American motorsports looked like. The family-fun motor sport event takes place on Saturday, September 17, with related events leading up to the Grand Prix on Thursday and Friday,...

What To Do: Massive calendar of events, topped by Mushroom Festival

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Kennett Square Mushroom Festival One statement that always applies in Kennett Square is — “There’s a fungus among us” – and it’s never more evident than on the weekend after Labor Day each year – the weekend for the annual staging of the Mushroom Festival. After three decades, anniversaries begin to take on a special significance....

DASD Celebrates Latino/a/x and Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Latino/a/x and Hispanic Heritage Month, students in Mrs. Egan’s Beaver Creek 3rd grade class made worry dolls, which originate from Guatemala. During the 2021-22 school year, Downingtown Area School District (DASD), its Cultural Equity Task Force team and the school community at large made a concerted effort to celebrate many of our nation’s month-long observances. Once...

St. Gabriel’s hosting Cow Pie Bingo, Oct. 2

St. Gabriel’s Parish is hosting its annual fundraiser Sunday Oct. 2 at noon. Proceeds benefit local charities like Mission Santa Maria (Coats for Kids), the Kennett Area Community Center and parish programs. The event is called “Cow Pie Bingo.”   While it is a fundraiser, it is a family event and there is no cost to attend.  Tickets for the bingo and sandwiches are available for purchase. ...

What To Do: Labor Day means one last blast of summer events

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Hard as it is to believe, we’ve arrived at Labor Day Weekend — the weekend when summer unofficially draws to a close. The official end of summer arrives later in the month but for some, summer is already over because the new school year has already begun. One thing that will never change about the Labor Day Weekend...

Brandywine River Museum presents ‘Fragile Earth’ exhibition

James Prosek (b. 1975), Invisible Boundaries, 2022, digital print on polyester scrim vinyl, 16′ x 27′. Courtesy of the artist and Waqas Wajahat, NY Coming to the Brandywine River Museum of Art this fall, Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art will highlight the diverse approaches taken by four of the leading contemporary American artists whose work engages with environmental...

What To Do: Ukrainian Independence Folk Festival tops busy local event schedule

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Ukrainian Independence Folk Festival The weekend at the end of August and Labor Day Weekend have an amazing number of annual events with long histories. Some of this weekend’s events have impressive annual numbers – 31 for a Ukrainian festival, 43 for a Renaissance event, 27 for a summer fest and 170 (not a typo) for the Allentown Fair. One event...