What To Do: Chili Cookoff in West Chester

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times On October 13, West Chester will be the site of a special event to determine who can make “The Best Darn Chili in Chester County!” — the site of the West Chester Rotary’s 17th Annual Chili Cookoff (Gay and High streets, Downtown West Chester, www.westchesterchilicookoff.com). All-you-can-eat wristbands are just $12. There will be more than...

What To Do: Kennett Brewfest, a Chesco tradition

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times When an area event has been around for more than two decades, it definitely moves from the “annual event” category to the “Chester County tradition” category. The Kennett Brewfest has reached that plateau. The Kennett Brewfest, which will be held on October 14 in downtown Kennett Square, is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year. Scheduled...

What To Do: ‘Fall’ into great wine festivals

Also: October means scary, good fun for the whole family By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times  This is a weekend for wine aficionados to celebrate because there are two wine festivals on the calendar. Sipping crisp, chilled wines in a comfortable outdoor setting is a great way to spend a crisp, cool autumn afternoon. Fortunately, you have two good options to do that this weekend. On October 9,...

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),...