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September 10, 2014

Roundup: Oktoberfests in Philadelphia 2014 — Where To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philly At Festivals, Block Parties, Beer Gardens And More

The Summer of the Beer Garden was epic – so it’s comforting that, as it winds down, it leads us right into Oktoberfest season, during which Philadelphia’s beer gardens can shine just as bright. And that time is upon us – it is officially Oktoberfest season in Philadelphia. Which means, over the next five-plus weeks, […]

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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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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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