What To Do: Ride the rails with the Easter Bunny

Anime in Lancaster, Wine Trail and Wyeth exhibit enjoy final weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Easter Bunny will be riding the rails all over the region this weekend, including with the West Chester Railway. Easter is just a week away and that means that the Easter Bunny’s appearance schedule is shifting into high gear. He will be at “Easter Egg Hunts” all around the area...

What To Do: Saluting local German heritage folk art

Also: Carmen at First State Ballet, Wyeth exhibit at Brandywine By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is featuring the opening of a major new exhibition “A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of Everyday Life.” When German immigrants began settling in America in the 1700s, they brought with them a lot of traditions — culinary, religious...

Art Watch: Beat the cold with local art options

Relax and warm up with a Fine Art Stroll By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times With the wintry chill setting in, you need to stay warm and fuel up your senses. There are a lot of wonderful local art shows in our area where you can relax in a warm gallery environment and charge up your senses.  This is also a great time to sign up for art classes in any of our neighborhood venues: The Chester County...

What To Do: Celebrating Jamie Wyeth

Also: More art in Malvern, hot cars in Philly and wine and chocolate By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The works of famed local artist Jamie Wyeth are now being featured at The Brandywine River Museum of art. Above: Wyeth’s “A Murder of Crows.” Chadds Ford is home to the Wyeth family and the Wyeth family is home to a number of highly talented painters. The Wyeth family’s...

Popular art fund-raiser draws on Wyeth legacy

Annual sale at Chadds Ford Elementary poised to celebrate 65th year in style  By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Artist Shawn Faust (left) displays “Mother’s Day,” the painting he donated to the 65th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale and Show, as co-chairs Frances Galvin and Lynda Nadin (right) hold “Along the Brandywine” with featured artist J. Wayne Bystrom. You...

Exhibit connects shared passions of two painters

Brandywine River Museum showcasing works by Rockwell Kent, Jamie Wyeth By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Artist Jamie Wyeth (left) and his wife, Phyllis Wyeth, enjoy conversation with visitors at the Friday opening of his new exhibit at the Brandywine River Museum. Jamie Wyeth’s 2013 “Portrait of Rockwell Kent” features the late artist in a pensive outdoor pose, clutching...

Fair to feature pony rides, crafts, more

Fairville Friends School hosting its annual family-friendly festival Pony rides, pedal trains, moon bounces, crafts, games, live entertainment, a silent auction, and more will be available Saturday at the 25th Annual Fairville Fun Fair. Held on the grounds of Fairville Friends School in Chadds Ford, the fair will begin at 11 a.m. and run until 3 p.m. with a rain date of Sunday. General admission...