Longwood gears up for Christmas with a French accent

A Longwood Christmas runs November 23–January 7. Photo by Daniel Traub. EAST MARLBOROUGH — There is only one way to describe Longwood Gardens French-inspired holiday display . . . c’est magnifique! Explore the warm 4-acre conservatory and be enchanted by fanciful topiary and more than 50 trees adorned in classic holiday tones boasting sparkling crystal ornaments reminiscent of the splendor of...

Elected officials, students mark 230 anniversary of signing of Constitution

: Legislators, dignitaries and students gather to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. WEST CHESTER — On September 17, 1787, eleven years after the Declaration of Independence was signed, 39 delegates came together to sign the United States Constitution. On September 18, 2017, more than 50 students came together to commemoratively sign it again at the...

What To Do: Ring in 2017 in Kennett Square

Mushroom Drop is just one great local way to celebrate New Years By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The biggest party night of the year is upon us. Saturday night is December 31 – New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve, Kennett Square will be partying in style at its annual “Midnight in the Square” (downtown Kennett Square, midnightinthesquare.com). Young children and their parents are...

Uptown! plans New Year’s Eve Grand Opening celebration

WEST CHESTER – On New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2016, UPTOWN! Entertainment Alliance will host a Grand Opening Celebration for its new theater. Since the nonprofit organization first found a home for West Chester’s new theater at the National Guard Armory three years ago, it has looked forward to this seminal moment. Uptown!’s New Year’s Eve Gala, The Celebration of the Century, will showcase...

Local residents come together to celebrate Coatesville

Celebrate Coatesville Day planned for Oct. 22 By Stephanie Weaver, Correspondent, CoatesvilleTimes.com Organizers of the first Celebrate Coatesville Day meet to work on planning: From left; Gerry Hook, Jim Reach, Cathy Ranck Carr, Judy Jones, Cindy Pelet Hohl and Fred Byerley. COATESVILLE — No matter where life takes you, your hometown will always be a huge part of you. It’s where your roots lie....