What To Do: Party like it’s 2019!

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times There are several big holidays throughout the year – each with a different vibe and primary activity. Christmas is about giving. Thanksgiving is about eating. Valentine’s Day is about love, flowers and chocolate. Halloween is also about chocolate – and any other candy treat given to trick-or-treaters. New Year’s Eve is about partying –...

Mushroom Drop fun planned for all on New Year’s Eve

KENNETT SQUARE — At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, in the heart of Kennett Square, The Mushroom – a 500 pound stainless steel mushroom glittering with thousands of lights — will be lowered with a countdown to the new year. It is the finale of Midnight in the Square, Kennett Square’s family-style New Year’s Eve bash with music, food and fun. The star of the show is The...

Counting down the New Year in Kennett Square

Expanded activities highlight the 3rd annual Mushroom Drop and Midnight in the Square   KENNETT SQUARE — At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, in the heart of Kennett Square, a 500 pound stainless steel mushroom glittering with thousands of lights will be lowered with a countdown to the new year. It is the finale of Midnight in the Square, Kennett Square’s family-style New Year’s...

Ringing in the New Year – ‘Chester County style’

Mushroom Drop draws big crowd in second year [slideshow_deploy id=’8741′] By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times The now nationally-famous, giant illuminated ‘Midnight in the Square’ mushroom leading Chester County’s countdown to 2015. KENNETT SQUARE — Mushroom mania was alive and well during the second annual ‘Midnight in the Square’ New Year’s Eve celebration. Thousands...

Kennett’s Mushroom Drop a roaring success

Robust turnout for first-ever New Year’s Eve event By Steven Silverman, Correspondent, The Times As midnight looms, a giant lit mushroom descends on downtown Kennett Square, New Year’s Eve. Reception and attendance for the first-year event was strong — with many in crowd hoping for it to become an annual event. KENNETT SQUARE—It’s not often one gets to see a giant fungus touching...