Brandywine Ace to hold first ever Ladies Night, Nov. 17

Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm in Pocopson. POCOPSON — While it’s true that Brandywine Ace, Pet & Farm has something for everyone, on Thursday, November 17 from 6 to 8 pm, it’s going to be all about the ladies! “We’re hosting our first-ever Ladies Night with sales, socializing and samples,” says Lauren Bohnert, one of the store’s managers. Ladies, who are encouraged to wear “ugly”...

What To Do: Winterthur’s Point To Point

Also: Ideas for a fun day with Mom By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Without a doubt, there will be a bustle of activity this weekend at Winterthur” (Route 52, Wilmington, Delaware, 302-888-4600, www.winterthur.org) with the climax being the Winterthur Point-to-Point Races — an event that has become one of premier attractions in the Brandywine Valley each year. This year’s 38th annual...

‘Chick-chats’ coming up in Oxford, Pocopson

Now that the winter solstice has passed and daylight is gradually increasing, many are already looking forward to the sights and sounds of spring. We all recognize the iconic “peep” sound of baby chicks and associate it with spring, but many also know that with this sound comes the promise of delicious and nutritious fresh eggs, bug and weed control, fantastic fertilizer and friendly pets! These...

Pink 50 Poker Prance returns for sixth year

New for 2015, handcrafted “Pink” horseshoes to purchase in memory or support of a loved one, or to just help this important cause. Now in its sixth year, the Pink 50 Poker Prance has become a favorite fall event for many customers and friends of Oxford Feed & Lumber. The trail ride, this year on Sunday, October 11, through beautiful Fair Hill benefits breast cancer awareness and research. All...

Budweiser Clydesdales to appear at Brandywine Ace, Sept. 6

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will appear at the Brandywine Ace in Pocopson, Sunday, Sept. 6. POCOPSON — Stop by and visit with a Clydesdale from the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales! Don’t forget your camera for close-up photos of the whole family with this majestic equine! There will be light refreshments in the store for all plus, while supplies last, children 12 and under receive...

Brandywine Ace Grand Re-Opening celebrates best of the old and the new, Sat.

Brandywine Ace Pet and Farm has all-new look, inside and out, but features the same great service that has made the store a staple in the area for than 150 years. Saturday, they celebrate their grand reopening, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POCOPSON — The old bromide suggests “everything old is new again.” And while that might seem unlikely in this world of smartphones, social media and the like, the true...

Brandywine Ace seeks more sign space

New owners seeking supervisors’ support for additional sign area By Kelli Siehl, Staff Writer, The Times The new owners of the Brandywine Ace Hardware, Pet & Farm are seeking support from the Pocopson Board of Supervisors to expand the amount of signage on their newly renovated building, as they prepare for a May 18 grand opening. POCOPSON — A sign acts as an introduction and handshake...

Tips for buying and keeping your Christmas tree fresh

Christmas trees on display at the Brandywine Ace, Pet & Farm in Pocopson. Following a few simple tips can lead to your tree lasting longer. With Christmas now just weeks away, local shoppers will be thinking about where, when and how to buy their Christmas trees. The folks at Brandywine Ace Hardware & Pet — who already have a wide selection of trees available, have been offering advice to...

Eat dinner with Olympic hero Boyd Martin, Oct. 23

Boyd Martin in competition at the London 2012 Olympics on his horse Otis Barbotiere. Photo courtesy Henry Bucklow/Lazy Photography Special dinner sponsored by Brandywine Ace/Oxford Feed & Lumber POCOPSON — How often do you have a chance to share dinner with an Olympic hero? But local residents will get that chance at a special dinner Oct. 23 at the critically acclaimed Stone Barn (100 Stone Barn...

New Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm is twice as nice

Combines the best of old Unionville Feed & Pet, Brandywine Hardware stores By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The new owners and managers of the Brandywine Ace Hardware Pet & Feed. From left, owner Chris Drennen, manager Ed Mallard, owner Larry Drennen Sr., manager Casey Kampf and owner Larry Drennen, Jr. show off the new sign, signalling the joining of the former Unionville Feed and & Pet...