What To Do: Unionville Fair tops big list of weekend events

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times The Unionville community Fair Each year, a sure sign that autumn has arrived is the weekend when the annual Unionville Community Fair (113 East Street Road, Unionville, http://www.ucfair.org) is held – the first weekend in October. The fair, which is running now through October 2, is a real down-home country fair with farm equipment displays, cow pie...

What To Do: Dressage at Devon tops busy weekend of events

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Dressage at Devon Quite a few events on this weekend’s calendar are welcoming the fall season but one is closing out an annual spring and summer tradition in the Brandywine Valley. Chester County’s annual schedule of equestrian activities is getting near the end – but it’s not quite there yet. The annual Dressage at Devon (Devon Horse Show grounds,...

What To Do: ‘Fall’ into festival season

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Food is the star at St.George’s Greek Festival When autumn arrives, there are fall festivals all around the area and popular annual ethnic food festivals almost every weekend. The schedule for the next week has events featuring Greek, Egyptian and Korean food. The annual “A Taste of Greece” festival will run now through September 26 at St....

What To Do: Kennett Brewfest bubbles up this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times When an area event has been around for more than two decades, it definitely moves from the “annual event” category to the “Chester County tradition” category. The Kennett Brewfest (http://kennettbrewfest.com) has reached that plateau. The Kennett Brewfest, which will be held on October 14 in downtown Kennett Square, is celebrating its 21st anniversary...

What To Do: 42nd Annual Greek Affair at St. Luke’s

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times When autumn arrives, there are ethnic food festivals almost every weekend. The schedule for the next week has events featuring Greek, Korean and German food. The 42nd Annual Greek Affair at St. Luke’s Greek Orthodox Church (35 North Malin Road, Broomall, 610-353-1592, www.st-luke.org) is running now through September 22. The free festival focuses on...

What To Do: Downingtown Fall Fest celebrates 12th year

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times There will be a bustle of activity in Downingtown on September 30 when the 12th Annual Downingtown Fall Fest (East Lancaster Avenue between Wallace Avenue and Green Street, Downingtown, 610-514-7000, http://downingtownfallfest.com) arrives. The popular street festival, which runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and will be held rain or shine, will feature live music,...

What To Do: Downingtown FallFest shines on Sunday

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Things will be hopping in Downingtown on September 24 when the Victory Brewing Company, the Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Downingtown join forces to present the 11th Annual Downingtown Fall Fest (East Lancaster Avenue between Wallace Avenue and Green Street, Downingtown, 610-514-7000,http://downingtownfallfest.com). The...

What To Do: Kick off fall with the Unionville Fair

Kennett Brewfest on tap for Saturday By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Unionville Fair is back for its 92nd running, complete with community contests and more. Each year, one of the first area events to welcome autumn is the annual Unionville Community Fair (Routes 926 and 82, Unionville, http://www.ucfairinc.org). The fair, which is running now through October 2, is a real down-home country...

What To Do: Downingtown Fall Fest brews up fun

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times There will be plenty of activity in Downingtown on September 25 when the Victory Brewing Company, the Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Downingtown team up to present the 10th Annual Downingtown Fall Fest (East Lancaster Avenue between Wallace Avenue and Green Street, Downingtown, 610-514-7000, http://downingtownfallfest.com)....

What To Do: Brandywine Wine Trail and more

Fall means a cornucopia of fun things to do in and county Chester County By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times If it’s fall, it must be time for the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail. Six Chester County wineries will be participating, with food, fun and various events, kicking off this weekend. When autumn arrives in the area, it means that it is time the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail with special...