What To Do: Holiday season kicks into high gear with celebrations in Kennett, Downingtown

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Holiday Light Parade in Kennett The holiday season will officially arrive in Kennett Square on November 29 when Downtown Kennett Square hosts the town’s annual Holiday Light Parade (Downtown Kennett Square, 610-444-8188, www.historickennettsquare.com). Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with dance performances by Longwood Dance Studio and the parade scheduled...

What To Do: A Willowdale weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Without question, the Brandywine Valley is known for being horse country. It has established its reputation as an area known for staging top-flight equestrian events. The 2019 equestrian season had its unofficial start last weekend with a big annual point-to-point event in Delaware – even if the horse racing events got shelved because of the weather...

What To Do: Chester County Restaurant Festival dishes up good times

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Chester County Restaurant Festival The Chester County Restaurant Festival (Gay Street and downtown area, West Chester, 610-436-9010, http://www.downtownwestchester.com/viewprogram.php?id=29), which has been treating visitors to the borough with the opportunity to sample a wide variety of gourmet treats, is closing in on its fifth decade This year, the...

What To Do: Patriot’s Day in Chadds Ford

And….Santa comes to Kennett, rides helicopters and trains to kick off holiday season By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The annual “Patriot’s Day” celebration will be held Saturdayat the Brandywine Battlefield in Chads Ford. On November 29, it will be time to celebrate “Patriot’s Day” which is not to be confused with “Patriot Day” or “Patriots’ Day” or a day to...