What To Do: Country music takes center stage at Ludwig’s Corner

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Miranda Lambert Summer may be winding down but the selection of special events all around the area is showing no signs of slowing down. The Citadel Country Spirit USA (Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show Grounds. 5 Nantmeal Road, Glenmoore, countryspiritusa.com) will run from August 27-29 and feature a huge array of country stars. Citadel Country Spirit USA...

Deep quality was on display at Chester County 4-H Livestock Show

David Bell, Nottingham is pictured with his Champion Steer purchased by Lindsey Drennen , Oxford Feed and Lumber, Oxford, PA HONEY BROOK — Quality ran deep through all the livestock species shown this year at the Chester County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale held August 9 to 11 at the Romano 4-H Center in Honey Brook. Judge Ed Keeny commented on the depth in each class in both the market goat and sheep...

What To Do: Sangria Festival, live outdoor music and more

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Chaddsford Winery (Route 1, Chadds Ford, 610-388-6221, www.chaddsford.com) is presenting its annual “Sangria Festival” this weekend – from noon-7 p.m. on August 21 and noon-6 p.m. on August 22. Sangria specials take over Chaddsford for one weekend only. Visitors will find White Sangria, Sangria, and a Mango Sangria Wine Popsicle featured...

Chester County Single Mothers’ Conference holds first outdoor Family Fun Day

Moms and kids get back to school supplies at the first Chester County Single Mothers Conference Outdoor Family Fun Day. The 9th Annual Chester County Single Mothers’ Conference, title sponsored by Benchmark Federal Credit Union, concluded a series of spring and summer events with its first-ever free, Outdoor Family Fun Day on Saturday August 14th. Single moms and their kids headed to Caln Park in...

Sounds of Summer Music Series returns, Aug. 27

COATESVILLE — The City of Coatesville is pleased to announce the return of the Sounds of Summer Music Series on Friday, August 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Victor Abdala Park, 851 Olive Street in Coatesville. www.coatesville.org Music lovers are invited to relax, unwind and enjoy Easy Listening, Smooth Jazz, and R&B, fresh air, great food and community spirit. All Sounds of Summer concerts...

Get the most of the 2021 Mushroom festival — download the all new app

Make room for mushrooms—the popular Kennett Square Mushroom Festival comes to town September 11 and 12, celebrating mushrooms and the surrounding community. You’ve probably driven by the mushroom houses hundreds of times and not even noticed. But behind those non-descript buildings that dot the landscape in and around Kennett Square, an economic engine is humming. Kennett Square is home to the...

YMCA to offer free one-year membership to seventh graders

Local students work out at a local YMCA branch. Chester County seventh and eighth graders, you are going to want to get to the YMCA. The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW) is proud to continue its 7th Grade Initiative, which offers any seventh grader in Chester County a free one-year youth membership. Additionally, for the 2021 – 2022 school year, rising eighth graders who largely missed the opportunity...

What To Do: Get outside for fun summer events

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Forget that we’re in the middle of a brutal heatwave. This is still the time of year to venture out and take advantage of the plethora of outdoor special events in the area. On August 13 from 6-8 p.m., the Chester County History Center (225 North High Street, West Chester, chestercohistorical.org) will present “Sick in the City: A Walking Tour of...

Logan named to Tower health board

James Logan Tower Health has announced that James Logan joined the Hospital’s Board of Trustees effective July 1, 2021. Mr. Logan is currently the City Manager for the City of Coatesville. James brings with him years of experience in public administration, business development, project management, community building, fund development, and workplace training. He has held leadership positions with...

:CH to celebrate National Health Center Week with spoitlight on partners

LCH Health and Community Services (LCH) plans to celebrate another year of local community impact during National Health Center Week, August 8th through August 14th.  LCH provides integrated health care and community services to over 8,000 residents in southern Chester County each year through their health centers in Kennett Square and Oxford, and their specialty services site in West Grove, which...