What to do: It’s a First Friday weekend!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Chadds Ford Historical Society is hosting its ninth Annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center March 4 There will be something special in the air in Chadds Ford this weekend – art. On March 4, the Chadds Ford Historical Society will host its ninth annual Winter Plein Air Event at its Barn Visitors Center (1736 Creek Road, Chadds Ford, 610-388-7376,...

Marshall Crenshaw back at The Flash, Friday

Roots rocker goes solo, while Johnny’s Dance Band is back By Denny Dyroff, Correspondent, The Times Legendary roots rocker Marshall Crenshaw brings his solo act to The Flash in Kennett Square, Friday, May 9. This weekend, there will be two local concerts featuring acts that have their roots in straight-ahead rock-and-roll — no art rock, no electronic dance music, no hip-hop but rather...

Big October schedule coming at The Flash

The Steve Pullara Cool Beans show kics off a series of family-oriented kids shows at The Flash, on Oct. 27. Family fun, comedy and great local and regional music acts on the bill KENNETT SQUARE — People are rediscovering The Flash and many are experiencing it for the first time — now more than a month since its reopening with a new mix of acts, refurbished venue and better food and if you haven’t...

Summer music at Galer Estate kicks off this weekend

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Galer Estate Winery plans a summer of fun, acoustic music at Galer Estate Winery, starting this weekend. Here’s the schedule for the summer of 2012:    Send article as PDF   

Strawberry Festival takes the cake — the shortcake

Annual four-day festival starts May 31, has rides, music, food and, of course, its famous strawberry shortcake By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com The midway will once again be abuzz, as the Strawberry festival kicks off Thursday, May 31 on the campus of Brandywine Hospital in Caln. CALN — It may have started as small, one-day event to raise money for a nursing scholarship, but the Strawberry...

Christie Lenee back for show at Flash, Friday

Talented singer-songwriter crosses categories, quickly growing fanbase Christie Lenee By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com KENNETT SQUARE — She defies simple classification. At turns, she’s a power vocalist, other times, she inventively uses her guitar as a percussion instrument — and at any given time she’s working on multiple projects, with one of her two backing bands and trying to...

Mushroom Festival 2011 grows near

The Kennett Square Mushroom Festival will be in full bloom Sept. 9-11 with old favorites and surprising new additions By P.J. D’Annunzio, Staff Writer, UnionvilleTimes.com Crowds throng the streets of downtown Kennett Square during the 2010 Mushroom Festival. Photo courtesy Mushroom Festival. KENNETT SQUARE—The Mushroom Festival is just one of those things that grows on you: it’s an event...

Kennett Family Art Fest, July 30 at Anson Nixon

Family friendly live music, art projects, bike rodeo — and a chance to win an ‘All Around Kennett’ gift basket KENNETT SQUARE — Family Art Fest full of creative fun at Kennett Square’s Anson B. Nixon Park, sponsored in part by The Unionville Times. A variety of participatory art activities are planned for Saturday, July 30, from 10 am to 3 pm at Anson B. Nixon Park’s Family Art...