What To Do: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The March to Valley Forge The Christmas season is in full swing. The holiday spirit is in the air, traffic around malls and shopping centers is almost impassable and Christmas events are everywhere. Over the next week or so, you can head in any direction and find a holiday event to attend — and maybe even a few events that are not holiday-related. On December...

What To Do: Events fun and solemn to celebrate the holidays

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The March to Valley Forge. The holiday spirit is in the air and Christmas events are everywhere. Over the next week or so, you can head in any direction and find a holiday event to attend — and maybe even a few events that are not holiday-related. On December 19 from 6-8 p.m., Valley Forge National Historical Park (Route 23, Valley Forge, 610-783-1099,...

What To Do: Happy New Year!

From Mummers to first day celebrations, ring in 2016 By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The annual Mummers Parade is a Philadelphia New year’s Day staple. The biggest attractions in the upcoming week are New Year’s Day events and New Year’s Day in Philadelphia is all about the Mummers Parade (21-336-3050, www.phillymummers.com) — a festive celebration featuring string bands,...

What To Do: Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Christmas

Also: Santa makes many, many appearances in and around Chester County By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for Downingtown’s Good Neighbor Christmas, Saturday. For as long as anyone around here can remember, Downingtown has had a reputation as a neighborly town — especially with an annual event schedule that includes Good Neighbor Day each summer...

Herr’s again offers special pretzels to battle breast cancer

NOTTINGHAM — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Herr’s® is partnering with the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.” The company is filling store shelves with its limited edition, ribbon-shaped Whole Grain Pretzels with Flax Seed & Honey in a specially designed pink bag in support of breast cancer awareness. For every bag sold, Herr’s will make...