What To Do: Chocolate Lovers Fest gets bigger and better

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Dull, grey midwinter days can lead to feeling glum but there is an antidote – a vacation on Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If that seems attractive but not very realistic, there is another antidote — chocolate. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Even a small dose of the brown-colored treat can elevate your mood. And, a mild sugar rush can...

What To Do: First Friday of 2020 is a busy one

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times If you want to get out of the house and do something fun this weekend, you do have some interesting options. The first Friday of the month is a good time to check out a First Friday event. This weekend, two good choices are Kennett Square and Lancaster. January 3 will be the opening day of the 2020 season for the Kennett Square Winter Farmers Market...

What To Do: Groundhogs, chocolates and Chinese New year

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times Penns Wood Winery One of the best things about February is Valentine’s Day and one of the best things about Valentine’s Day is chocolate. Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and wine-loving chocoholics are celebrating – all month. The “Wine and Chocolate Pairings” at Penns Wood Winery (124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, 610-459-0808,...

What To Do: First First Friday is loaded with activities

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times A work by artists Doug Elliot as part of Snowy Days If you want to get out of the house and do something fun this weekend, you do have some interesting options. The first Friday of the month is a good time to spend an evening in Kennett Square or Lancaster – a time to enjoy special First Friday activities. Kennett Square will celebrate First Friday...

What to Do? Wine tastings, Comic-Con, Home Show, paranormal & more!

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times   Winter weather has finally arrived but that’s no reason to hibernate. If you’re in the mood to get out of the house and do something, you have a variety of attractive options this weekend. Participating in the “Wine, Cheese & Honey Pairings at Penns Woods” at Penns Wood Winery (124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, 610-459-0808, http://www.pennswoodsevents.com)...