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...

Coatesville kicks off holiday season with tree lighting, race and parade

Holiday activities brings community together By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times The first Red Run Challenge was held Saturday morning with nearly 200 registrants and was well received by the community. Coatesville – The first weekend of December was a busy, festive one for the city with the tree lighting in Gateway Park, the first annual Red Run Challenge and the Christmas Parade along...

What To Do: Holiday season kicks off with fun events

Holiday Light Parade in Kennett Square among busy weekend of activities By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Holiday Light Parade in Kennett Square. Now that Thanksgiving 2016 is history, the floodgates have burst open and unleashed a torrent of annual traditional holiday events and activities. The holiday season will officially arrive in Kennett Square on November 27 when Downtown Kennett Square...

A Longwood Christmas rings in the holidays, Nov. 24

A Longwood Christmas begins Nov. 24. A Longwood Christmas rings in the holiday season with a musically inspired display November 24–January 8. Explore the warm 4-acre conservatory and be enchanted by more than 50 trees decorated for the holiday season, including an 18-foot revolving tree adorned with musical instruments in our grand Music Room, and a 30-foot tree composed of more than 1,300 poinsettias,...

What To Do: Christmas week chock full of fun

From history to Santa, multiple ways to celebrate the holiday By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Valley Forge National Historical Park is presenting its annual March-In to commemorate the arrival of the Continental Army at Valley Forge in 1777. December 25 is just around the corner and Christmas events are everywhere. Over the next week or so, you can head in any direction and find a holiday...

What To Do: Patriot’s Day on Saturday

And Christmas cheer gets into full swing this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times “Patriot Day” is celebrated in September to remember those lost on 9.11 and New England has “Patriots’ Day,” which is celebrated in April to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord.  New England also has the NFL team the New England Patriots and Patriots’ fans are prone to celebrating...