What To Do: Goshen Fair tops list of busy local events this weekend

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times August has arrived and that means it’s time for country fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, big top circus shows and nature-related events. Some of the events – such as the Goshen Fair and Das Awkscht Fescht – have been around for a long time. One of the best summertime fairs is the annual Goshen Country Fair (Goshen Fairgrounds, Park Avenue, East...

What To Do: First Fridays offer summer fun

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times  If it’s a Friday and the date is 7 or below, you know what that means. It means that it is First Friday The first Friday of the month is a good time to spend an evening in Kennett Square, West Chester or Lancaster – a time to enjoy special First Friday activities. Kennett Square will celebrate First Friday a little more low-key than in pre-pandemic...

What To Do: First Friday fun for everyone

By Denny Dyroff, Entertainment Editor, The Times If it’s a Friday and the date is 7 or below, you know what that means. It means that it is First Friday The first Friday of the month is a good time to spend an evening in Kennett Square, West Chester or Lancaster – a time to enjoy special First Friday activities. Kennett Square will celebrate First Friday with its First Friday Flea Market (downtown...

What To Do: Don’t let the heat keep you from outdoor fun

Everything from music to fairs to festivals to enjoy the summer warmth By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times “Weird” Al Yankovic is just one of the headline performers coming to the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in the coming weeks. For those of you willing to abandon the comfort of air-conditioned spaces and venture out into the hot and humid August weather, there are plenty...

What To Do: Old-time baseball, classic cars and so much more

Pro cycling in W. Chester, Ren Faire opens and star gazing on tap By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Old-time baseball will be on display, Saturday, as Twin Lakes Brewing Company’s “Old Style 1860’s Base Ball and Beer,” featuring West Chester’s own Brandywine BaseBall Club. Are you in the mood for some old-time baseball? If you’re a Phillies fan, “old time” would...