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September 25, 2014

The Brandywine Harvest Festival Celebrates Local Pennsylvania Wineries With Tastings, Tours And More, September 27-28 And October 4-5

In agricultural terms, fall signifies the end of the growing cycle for crops, hence, the harvest. Fortunately, with every end comes a new beginning and this month sees the commencement of the seasonal celebrations known as harvest festivals. For the next two weekends, September 27-28 and October 4-5, celebrate the harvest season in the scenic […]

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September 24, 2014

The Downingtown Fall Fest Returns With A Victory Beer Garden, Shopping, A BMX Bike Show, Live Music And More, Sunday, September 28

Cheers! Downingtown Fall Fest brings beer-fueled fun to the Chester County town this Sunday, September 28 from noon to 4 p.m. Presented by Victory Brewing Company, the festival promises more than 150 vendors, a Victory beer garden and tasty fare from Wallace Avenue to Green Street on Lancaster Avenue. Enjoy alfresco food and beer from […]

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September 19, 2014

The Chester County Restaurant Festival Returns For Its 35th Year With Nearly 200 Vendors, A Beer Garden And More, Sunday, September 21

The charming borough of West Chester exudes an energetic, young vibe — thanks in large part to its resident West Chester University — and its main streets are filled with excellent restaurants and independent shops. Each September, West Chester Restaurant Week draws flocks of foodies to town, with the culinary celebration culminating in the daylong, […]

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September 4, 2014

Our Guide To The Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, Which Returns This Weekend, September 5-7, With Farm Tours, Mushroom Fare, Games, A Parade And More

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. Kennett Square, a Chester County town about 30 miles west of Philadelphia, grows an incredible 65 percent of the nation’s mushroom crop, and celebrates […]

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September 4, 2014

Longwood Gardens Presents Its Celebration Of Fall, Autumn’s Colors, September 6-November 23

As if lovers of nature needed one more reason to visit the verdant countryside, this weekend Longwood Gardens launches its celebration of the harvest season with Autumn’s Colors. While the downtown of Kennett Square fetes the humble mushroom with the annual Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, September 5-7, just outside of town, Longwood honors the coming-soon […]

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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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