What To Do: Chadds Ford Days brings back the past

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Every year, there are two constants with the weekend after Labor Day — the weather will be better than it was on Labor Day Weekend and the Chadds Ford Historical Society will be hosting its annual event known as Chadds Ford Days (John Chads House, Route 100, Chadds Ford, 610-388-7376, www.chaddsfordhistory.org). This year, the well-attended festival, which...

What To Do: lots of fun for Easter weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Winterthur This weekend, you need to watch where you’re walking lest you step on something you shouldn’t be stepping on – Easter Eggs, that is, not dog droppings. There will be Easter Egg hunts everywhere – from huge hunts presented by organizations and churches to small family backyard hunts. One thing for sure — there will be a lot more hard-boiled...

What To Do: Its Kennett Mushroom Fest time!

Also: Chadds Ford Days, Secret Garden and much, much more By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times If you love mushrooms — or just a good time — then you need to be in Kennett Square this weekend. Across America, certain towns are irrevocably linked to produce grown in their area — towns such as Gilroy (California) with garlic; St. John’s (Michigan) with mint; Vidalia (Georgia) with onions;...

What To Do: 88th Kimberton Fair keeps on rolling

Also: The Democrats come to Philly, PoliticalFest events planned By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The Kimberton Fair is one of the state’s oldest free admission fairs. This is the time of the year for outdoor festivals. Every summer, this area is a hotbed for festivals — blueberry festivals, peach festivals, county fairs, firemen’s festivals, state fairs and plain old country...

What To Do: Get hoppin’ for Easter

The Easter Bunny is pretty much everywhere this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Easter Weekend has arrived and that means that the Easter Bunny’s daily schedule is shifting into overdrive. He will be at “Easter Egg Hunts” all around the area and he will be participating in a variety of special events. One activity that is always a hit with youngsters is a ride on an excursion...

What To Do: Enjoy an old fashioned circus

Also: BBQ, wolves in the moonlight & reggae By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The big top comes alive when Cole Bros. Circus comes to New Castle, Del. this weekend. If you want to truly appreciate the circus — to take in all the sights, sounds and smells of the circus — then the best way to experience the circus is the old-fashioned way. The best way is to be sitting in the...