What To Do: First Fridays filled with fun in the area

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Amazingly, it’s already July. And, the start of the month means that it’s time for First Friday events. When the first Friday of the month comes around, it’s a good time to spend the evening in West Chester or Lancaster. On July 5, West Chester will host its version of First Friday (downtown West Chester, http://www.downtownwestchester.com)....

What To Do: Sheep and Wool Day at Springton

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times “Sheep and Wool Day” at Springton Manor Farm (860 Springton Road, Glenmoore, 610-942-2450, www.chesco.org/ccparks) is an event that has become a popular annual spring tradition in Chester County. This year’s “Sheep and Wool Day” is a free family event that will be held on April 27 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitors will be able to observe demonstrations...

What To Do: Celebrate Christmas by stepping back in time

Also: Fun for those who don’t celebrate Christmas By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Reacting of George Washington crossing the Delaware. For those of us who celebrate Christmas (more for those who don’t below), there is the the anticipation and excitement of the coming holiday, followed by the thrill of Christmas morning. But what to do after, when there is often a lull between...

What To Do: Balloon Fest, Father Fest & more

Whether looking for fun with Dad or just cool music, there are events for you By Denny Dyroff, Correspondent, The Times The eighth Annual Chester County Balloon Festival kicks off Friday night in Unionville and continues Saturday. There are some things that can happen in the sky above you and compel you to look up. It’s almost certain that if there is a hot air balloon in the sky above you,...

Passport program encourages area cultural travel

Discount promotion offers admission to 11 Brandywine Valley attractions The Nemours Mansion is the newest addition to the Treasure Trail Passport program that allows a one-price admission for a wide range of local museums and destinations. For the fourth year in a row, the Brandywine Museums and Gardens Alliance is offering a Treasure Trail Passport, a cost-saving approach to taking advantage of...