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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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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 10, 2014

The Brandywine River Museum of Art Hosts A Night Of Art On Friday, July 11, And Free Admission On Saturday, July 12

This weekend, head to the Brandywine River Museum of Art for two special events that celebrate the art and culture of the Brandywine Valley. On Friday, July 11, the organization will host a Brandywine Arts Evening from 6 to 9 p.m. In keeping with the conservancy’s commitment to nature, all of the night’s entertainment will […]

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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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May 20, 2014

Longwood Gardens’ Fireworks & Fountains Spectacular Returns For Its 2014 Season, Beginning On Saturday, May 24

Welcome the informal start of summer over Memorial Day weekend with a big bang. Few spectacles are more festive than huge fireworks displays, and the folks at Longwoods Gardens know how to celebrate. This Memorial Day weekend, Fireworks & Fountains, Longwood Gardens’ annual fireworks celebration, returns for the 2014 summer season. From Saturday, May 24 […]

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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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February 3, 2014

Get A Taste Of Valentine’s Day Sweets At The Annual Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival, Sunday, February 9

Kennett Square’s famed mushrooms make way for far more decadent treats at the Kennett Square Chocolate Lovers Festival this Sunday, February 9. The annual benefit for the United Way of Southern Chester County, held at Kennett High School, is an all day celebration of all things cocoa bean. Cakes, cookies, brownies, cupcakes and of course […]

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January 21, 2014

Longwood Gardens Presents Its Annual Orchid Extravaganza, On Display January 25-March 30

This winter, Longwood Gardens in Kennet Square has a beautiful cure for the cold-weather blues. Tucked inside Longwood’s four-acre conservatory, a host of exotic blooms transports visitors to balmy climates during Orchid Extravaganza. Opening Saturday, January 25, the annual orchid display features nearly 5,000 delicate blossoms hanging from baskets, in colorful arrangements and covering unexpected […]

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January 10, 2014

Last Chance: Check Out A Longwood Christmas Before It Closes For The Season, This Sunday, January 12

It’s last call for A Longwood Christmas, a whimsical collection of flowers, half-a-million twinkling lights, Christmas trees, spectacular fountain shows and other holiday decor. Every year, the dazzling display features a different theme, and this year centers on fruit, look forward to trees bedecked with fruit and additional themed holiday decorations. For those looking to […]

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