What To Do: Gilbert & Sullivan at Longwood

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Yeomen of the Guard Great flower gardens, an impressive fountain show and live performances of theater and contemporary ballet all can be found at one location this weekend — Longwood Gardens (Route 1, Kennett Square, 610-388-1000, www.longwoodgardens.org). On June 7 and 8, Longwood is hosting a special live production by the Savoy Company. The...

What To Do: Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. Did we mention chocolate?

Also: Plein Air in Chadds Ford, and options to battle cabin fever By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times After just a few year’s the Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival has become a staple for local chocolate lovers. This year’s event takes place Feb. 8 at Kennett High School. Valentine’s Day is one of the best things about February and chocolate is one of the best things about Valentine’s...

What To Do: House and Garden tour, water fun & more

WWII remembrance, street fests just part of busy weekend schedule By Denny Dyroff, Correspondent, The Times The annual Bayard Taylor Memorial Library House and Garden Tour on Saturday, kicks off a busy weekend full of fun local activities for the whole family. The annual Bayard Taylor Memorial Library House and Garden Tour in Kennett Square has become one of the area’s more popular late spring outdoor...

What to do: Downton, WC May Day arts fest, beastly ballet

No shortage of fun, entertainment options this first weekend of May By Denny Dyroff, Correspondent, The Times The fashions of Downton Abbey — the popular BBC/PBS show — are currently featured at Winterthur. Winterthur’s annual Point-to-Point Races are usually held at the start of May. Being staged so close to May 5 each year, the event frequently has a heavy Cinco de Mayo party vibe. This year...

Passport program encourages area cultural travel

Discount promotion offers admission to 11 Brandywine Valley attractions The Nemours Mansion is the newest addition to the Treasure Trail Passport program that allows a one-price admission for a wide range of local museums and destinations. For the fourth year in a row, the Brandywine Museums and Gardens Alliance is offering a Treasure Trail Passport, a cost-saving approach to taking advantage of the...