What To Do: Goshen Fair tops list of busy local events this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times August has arrived and that means it’s time for country fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, big top circus shows and nature-related events. Some of the events – such as the Goshen Fair and Das Awkscht Fescht – have been around for a long time. One of the best summertime fairs is the annual Goshen Country Fair (Goshen Fairgrounds, Park Avenue,...

What To Do: First Fridays offer summer fun

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  If it’s a Friday and the date is 7 or below, you know what that means. It means that it is First Friday The first Friday of the month is a good time to spend an evening in Kennett Square, West Chester or Lancaster – a time to enjoy special First Friday activities. Kennett Square will celebrate First Friday a little more low-key than in pre-pandemic...

What To Do: Goshen Country Fair — perfect for a summer evening

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Goshen Country Fair This is the time of the year for outdoors festivals such as country fairs, festivals honoring a particular fruit or vegetable and outdoor concerts. One of the best — and longest-running — is the annual Goshen Country Fair (Goshen Fairgrounds, Park Avenue, East Goshen, 610- 430-1554,www.goshencountryfair.org). The fair,...

What To Do: First Friday fun for everyone

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The first Friday of the month is a good time to spend an evening in Kennett Square, West Chester or Lancaster – a time to enjoy special First Friday activities. Kennett Square will celebrate First Friday with its Art Stroll (downtown Kennett Square, http://historickennettsquare.com) from 6-9 p.m. on August 4. The event celebrates the local art scene with...

What To Do: Annie, fairs, ice cream and more

Get the beat this weekend, ranging from drum corps to Marley By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Brandywiners, Ltd. will be performing the classic American musical “Annie” at Longwood Gardens, July 25, 26, 31 and Aug. 1. There’s no need to wait for “Tomorrow.” You can hear the song “Tomorrow” and watch the show “Annie” right now. All you have to do is head to Longwood...