What To Do: Celebrating the stars and stripes

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Betsy Ross House This a busy time of the year for the United States flag. Many Americans like to display their flags on holidays – especially Memorial Day Weekend and Independence Day. Sandwiched between the two patriotic holidays is another special day for the Stars and Stripes – Flag Day. On June 14, 1777, Congress passed the first Flag Act, adopting...

What To Do: As seasons change, popular attractions ending soon

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Longwood Gardens There are several “last chance” attractions in the area this weekend. It’s a “time is running out”/“final chance to see”/“snooze you lose” situation. “Winter Wonder” is running through March 21 at Longwood Gardens (Route 1, Kennett Square, 610-388-1000,www.longwoodgardens.org). The celebration of the beauty of winter...

What To Do: Yum! Kennett Restaurant Week underway

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times With the arrival of spring just two weeks away – the Spring Equinox arrives Saturday, March 20 at 5:37 a.m. EDT – celebration time is just around the corner. Kennett Square is already in a celebratory mood – albeit not for spring. Now through March 7, Kennett Square is in good time mode with Kennett Square Restaurant Week (https://historickennettsquare.com). More...

What To Do: Beat the winter blues by getting outside for fun

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  One way to deal with winter is to get outside and celebrate it rather than staying inside and hiding from it. This weekend, there is a great way to be out in the open air enjoying a winter event — “Chestnut Hill on Ice.” “Chestnut Hill on Ice” (Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill, chestnuthillpa.com) is scheduled for January 29 from 5-9...

What To Do: If you can’t go out, go virtual

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Museum of the American Revolution In the early days of spring when the weather can be very unpredictable, indoor activities are frequently the best options for weekend plans. With the COVID-19 pandemic having the world in its grip, indoor activities have become a major no-no. Going to a concert or a sporting event – forget about it. Having dinner...