What To Do: Coronavirus takes toll on St. Patrick’s Day & other area events

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times St. Patrick This is the strangest of weekends – and Friday the 13th is just the beginning. Ordinarily, figuring out what to do for weekend fun would be relatively easy – just pick an event from a wide array of options. But this weekend has been greatly impacted by the arrival of the Coronavirus. So, if you’re trying to figure out what to do, here...

What To Do: St. Patrick’s Day and a day to get happy

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Many St. Patrick’s Day activities were held last weekend and there are more slated for this weekend – including the mandatory pub crawls in Wilmington and many Philadelphia neighborhoods. Drinking and dining play a big role in Patty’s Day celebrations. On March 17, the New Castle County Irish Society (1301 South Rodney Street, Wilmington, Delaware, ...

What To Do: Wearin’ of the green starts this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Wilmington Even though next Saturday (March 17) is officially St. Patrick’s Day, this weekend is St. Patty’s Day Weekend for many area residents — a weekend when everyone’s homeland is Ireland and green is the preferred color for everything (clothes, food, hair, milkshakes, decorations and even beer and wine). Dating...

What To Do: Kennett Symphony’s annual Children’s concert

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Children of all ages can benefit from being introduced to the joy of listening to classical music. The Kennett Symphony of Chester County (610-444-6363, www.kennettsymphony.org) supports this premise by presenting its “Annual Children’s Concert & Post-Concert Instrument Zoo” every spring to give young children exposure to live classical music. This...

What To Do: Put on your Irish for St. Patrick’s Day

Pub crawls, parades and celebrations of all things Irish By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Even though March 17 is officially St. Patrick’s Day, this weekend is St. Patty’s Day Weekend — a weekend when everyone is Irish and green is the preferred color for everything (clothes, food, hair, decorations and even beer and wine).. Not surprisingly, there is a wide array of special...

What not to O’wear for St. Patty’s

Celebrating the Irish doesn’t mean celebrating tacky By Kelly Hockenberry, Columnist, The Times St. Patrick’s Day is coming up.  Let’s chat about what to wear….but, more importantly, what NOT to wear…. The theme t-shirt is a NO-NO (unless you are in second grade and pair it with pigtails tied with a green ribbon).  As an adult, you look like you have loose morals and/or a drinking...