Haloween fundraiser takes center stage on WCU campus

Members of West Chester University’s University Theatre group, an organization dedicated to providing students with a positive, unsuppressed forum for artistic expression, are once again polishing off their theatre skills to cook-up a harrowing Halloween adventure. Now in its fourth year, University Theatre takes over the first floor of the E.O. Bull Center, at 2 Rosedale Ave., on Saturday, October...

What To Boo: Halloween fun for everyone

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Halloween is just a few days away. Halloween, the holiday that features trick-or-treating and other ghostly fun events, takes its name from All Hallows Evening (Hallow e’en). Ghosts, ghouls, goblins and other entities from the other side are getting ready for their special day. The area schedule of Halloween attractions is huge and very diverse with something...

What To Do: Spooky fun is everywhere

Last weekend before Halloween is jam packed with scary activities By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Laurel Hill’s Tale from Tombs. We’re coming down the home stretch for 2016 Halloween activities. This weekend will be your last chance to check out most of them — although a few will still be open into the first week of November. The following is a look at many of these events. On...

What To Do: Loads of spooky fun

Also: PA Hunt Cup kicks off Nov. By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The 81st Pennsylvania Hunt Club takes place Sunday in Unionville. With October having five weekends this year and Halloween falling on the final Saturday night of the month, the area’s event calendar has been thrown off a bit. Many of the activities that usually are scheduled for the beginning of November are slated for the...

What To Do: Beer and wine lovers rejoice

Also: a ‘scary’ number of Halloween-themed events to enjoy By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The 18th annual Kennett Brewfest is this weekend. This is a weekend for beer lovers and wine aficionados to celebrate because there are two wine festivals and a beer festival on the calendar. The 18th Annual Kennett Brewfest (600 S. Broad Street, Kennett Square, 610-444-8188, http://kennettbrewfest.com),...

Scaring up some Halloween safety tips

County Health Department offers frighteningly good  advice To keep a scary holiday safe, the Chester County Health Department is offering the following tips: Walk Safely Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. Put away cell phones, iPods and other distracting devices and stay focused on your...