What To Do: Dia de Los Muertos, Halloween celebrations across the region

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times November 1 is a special day in Mexico and in Mexican American communities throughout the states. It is the day known as “Dia de Los Muertos” — the Day of the Dead. It is a festive day when families remember and honor their loved ones who have passed away. In Mexico, every ranch, town and city have special ways to commemorate this day. Casa...

What To Do: Dia de Los Muertos in Kennett

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Dia de Los Muertos Not all of the spirits that came back for Halloween have gone back to their homes in the netherworld. They still have a reason to hang around here for a little longer. November 1 is a special day in Mexico and in Mexican-American communities throughout the states. It is the day known as “Dia de Los Muertos” — the Day of the...

Nine nominated to Pennsylvania Hunt Cup

An accomplished group of timber-racing veterans has been nominated to the 84th running of the historic Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, the final timber classic on the 2018 National Steeplechase Association schedule, on Sunday, Nov. 4. Armata Stables’ Grand Manan, trained in Maryland by Billy Meister, appears to be rounding back into form with a third-place finish in the New Jersey Hunt Cup on Oct. 20. In...

What To Do: Dia de Los Muertos in Kennett

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times November 1 is a special day in Mexico and in Mexican-American communities throughout the states. It is the day known as “Dia de Los Muertos” — the Day of the Dead. It is a festive day when families remember and honor their loved ones who have passed away. Kennett Square will be celebrating “Dia de Los Muertos” on November 3 with a special event...

Ebanour heads Pennsylvania Hunt Cup field

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Champion owner Irv Naylor’s Ebanour has been supplemented to the $35,000 Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, and the Virginia Gold Cup winner will be the horse to beat in the four-mile journey over timber fences at Unionville on Sunday. The 82nd annual Pennsylvania Hunt Cup kicks off with a 1:30 p.m. post time for the first of its five races, four over timber and one on the flat. Ebanour...

What To Do: Pa. Hunt Cup, Pirate Adventure Day

Also: Dia de Los Muertos in Kennett; Mums the word at Longwood By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The 80th Edition of the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup takes place Sunday, Nov. 2 in Unionville. One of the most respected and longest-running equestrian events in the Brandywine Valley is the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup (Pennsylvania Hunt Cup racecourse, Newark Road, Unionville, 484-888-6619, http://pahuntcup.org)....

Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, Nov. 4

78th running of event offers day full of events; raises money for local charities Spirited competition always marks the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, as seen during the 2011 event. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Tailgaters, racing enthusiasts and families wishing to spend a fall day in the country will enjoy watching topnotch steeplechase horses race over pristine rolling countryside on Sunday, Nov. 4. The day of racing...