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August 27, 2014

Save The Date: The Annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival Returns For Its 29th Year Of Dining, Shopping And More, September 5-7

Mushrooms reign at the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, which is set to return to the mushroom capital of the world (Kennett Square!) from Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. To kick off the festivities on Friday, a community parade rolls through town starting at 6 p.m. The route begins at Willow Street before […]

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August 22, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum Of Art Opens A New Exhibit Spotlighting Charles Burchfield And An Installation By Matthew Jensen, Saturday, August 23

It’s hard to imagine a more bucolic place in which to explore art than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, run by the Brandywine Conservancy on a nature preserve. The museum is housed in a renovated 1864 grist mill, and its grounds include wildflower gardens and, of course, that ever-meandering river. Since its founding, the […]

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August 7, 2014

Farmer Dean Carlson And Chef Eric Yost Debut Farm-To-Fork Dinner Service At Wyebrook Farm

Looking for a quick country getaway? Look no further. Chester County’s Wyebrook Farm cuts the mileage from farm to plate even further with its new onsite dinner service. Wyebrook, an eco-friendly and sustainable 355-acre farm, is located about 45 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, but feels worlds away. Formerly a bond trader, Wyebrook Farm owner Dean […]

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July 17, 2014

The Kennett Square Sidewalk Sale Returns With Deals At A Variety Of Downtown Shops, July 19-20

Get shopping in Kennett Square as it hosts its deal-centric Sidewalk Sale, this weekend July 19 and 20. All weekend, local businesses of all sort — children’s toy stores, clothing stores, jewelry shops, galleries, coffee shops and more — open their doors to deal-seekers. Visit Kennett Square Jewelers for a 50-percent sale on pearls, 30-percent […]

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July 1, 2014

Roundup: Our Guide To July 4th Fireworks, Parades, Barbecues And More In The Philadelphia Countryside

Philadelphia goes all out for July 4th, but the celebration is not limited to the city limits. The surrounding Towns of the Countryside host a number of not-to-be missed Independence Day festivities. Whether it’s a spectacular fountains and fireworks show at Longwood Gardens, an old-fashioned celebration at Fonthill or a weekend of BBQ along the […]

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June 10, 2014

The Brandywine Food And Wine Festival Showcases Wineries Of The Brandywine Valley, Local Food, Artisans And More, This Saturday, June 14

Looking for a quick country getaway? Look no further. The green fields of the Brandywine Valley’s wine country take a break from producing great (yes, great) wine this weekend to celebrate, welcoming vino-loving crowds to the third annual Brandywine Food and Wine Festival on Saturday, June 14. The wineries and vineyards of southeastern Pennsylvania are […]

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June 10, 2014

The Chester County Hot Air Balloon Festival Returns For Its 8th Year This Weekend, June 13-14

Chester County welcomes the masses for its annual Balloon Festival which is set to return this weekend, June 13 and 14. All weekend, enjoy a sky-high show as more than 20 hot air balloons fill the sky at 6 p.m. on both days of the festival. On both nights of the event, balloon-illumination events take […]

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June 9, 2014

Meadow Garden At Longwood Gardens, An 86-Acre Experience Complete With Wildlife, Hiking Grounds And More, Opens Friday, June 13

As if lovers of nature needed one more reason to visit the verdant countryside, this weekend Longwood Gardens unveils Meadow Garden, a brand new, 86-acre ecological garden. Beginning on Friday, June 13, guests to the Kennett Square attraction are invited to explore the newest outdoor garden which promises three miles of walking and hiking trails, […]

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April 18, 2014

The Valley Forge Revolutionary Run Returns With A 5-Mile Run, 3-Mile Walk And Youth Run On Sunday, April 27

On Sunday, April 27, run through the scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park at the annual Valley Forge Revolutionary five-mile run. Three components make up the annual event; a five-mile run, a three-mile walk and 1.776 kilometer Young Patriots Fun Run for children ages 6 to 14. The five-mile run is set to kick-off at […]

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April 4, 2014

Visit Longwood Gardens In Kennett Square To Experience The Season During Spring Blooms, April 5-May 23

Say so long to bare trees and brown grass as springtime blooms at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square. It’s no secret that a rainbow of colors emerges at Longwood Gardens every spring, and after the winter season we’ve had, the fresh floral display is really a sight for sore eyes. With warm weather in the […]

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