Lisa Dukart

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  • 10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this November

    10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this November

    From exploring fall foliage to an antique show to the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup, you won’t want to miss these events.



        Fall Foliage Express Through Nov. 10, West Chester, Pa. Catch the final colors of the season aboard the West Chester…
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  • Barnard’s Orchard is an Apple Picker’s Paradise

    Barnard’s Orchard is an Apple Picker’s Paradise

    The Kennett Square, Pa. orchard, which has been around for over three centuries, offers over 30 varieties of apples.



    It was mid June, and already customers at Barnard’s Orchard were inquiring about the Lodi, which ripens in July. Last year, Lewis…
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  • 10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this October

    10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this October

    From a wine festival to equestrian eventing to Halloween celebrations, you won’t want to miss these events.



        Blooms & Bamboo Oct. 3 – Nov. 17, Kennett Square, Pa. Longwood Gardens’ annual Chrysanthemum Festival gets an update this…
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  • Over 20 Local Museums are Participating in Museum Day

    Over 20 Local Museums are Participating in Museum Day

    Get free admission to these Brandywine Valley area museums on Sept. 21.



    Each year, Smithsonian magazine hosts Museum Day, in which hundreds of participating museums and other cultural institutions around the country offer free admission…
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  • Inaugural Delco Arts Week Will Take Place Sept. 21-28

    Inaugural Delco Arts Week Will Take Place Sept. 21-28

    Committee members Eric Carter-Thompson and Jane Valdes-Dapena share insight into the festival.



    Pennsylvania's Delaware County has no shortage of arts and cultural institutions. To celebrate the wealth and breadth of that talent, Destination Delco…
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  • Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 9-14

    Brandywine Valley Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 9-14

    Over 15 participating restaurants will offer lunch and dinner specials throughout the week.



    Showcasing some of the region’s premiere restaurants, Brandywine Valley Restaurant Weekreturns Sept. 9-14. Participating restaurants will offer special prix-fixe menus for lunch…
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  • These Sisters Created a Lavender Oasis in Chester County

    These Sisters Created a Lavender Oasis in Chester County

    Mt Airy Lavender is the brain child of Amy Saha and Joanne Voelcker, who transformed their Wagontown family farm into a little piece of Provence.



    In the heart of Chester County, there’s a little piece of Provençe, France—thanks to sisters Amy Saha and Joanne Voelcker. On their…
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  • 10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this June

    10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this June

    From Brandywine Polo Club matches to the Chester County Balloon Festival to the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival, these are your best bets this month.



        Costuming the Crown Through Jan. 5, 2020, Winterthur, Del.  One of the most anticipated exhibits of the year, Winterthur’s display…
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  • 10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this May

    10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this May

    From the region’s premiere steeplechase events to flower markets to the Devon Horse Show, here are this month’s can’t-miss events.



        Brandywine Valley Craft Brewers’ Festival May 4, Media, Pa. Now in its 19th year, Iron Hill in Media will host this…
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  • Inside Winterthur’s New Exhibit “Costuming the Crown”

    Inside Winterthur’s New Exhibit “Costuming the Crown”

    Get up close to 40 costumes from the first two seasons of Netflix’s acclaimed series The Crown, on view now through Jan. 5, 2020.



    When Netflix’s original series The Crown debuted in 2016, it was an instant hit, receiving critical acclaim. In its first two seasons, it…
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  • 10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this April

    10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this April

    From Brandywine Hills Point-to-Point to Costuming the Crown to City Restaurant Week, there’s no shortage of great events this month.



        Spring Blooms Through May 5, Kennett Square, Pa. As the season changes and the landscape reawakens, so do the grounds…
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  • Here Are the 2019 Country Spirit USA Headliners

    Here Are the 2019 Country Spirit USA Headliners

    The second annual music festival will take place Aug. 23-25 at the Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show grounds.



    On Thursday, Country Spirit USA, a three-day country music festival that debuted last year in Chester County, announced its 2019 headliners. This…
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  • 10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this March

    10 Things to do in the Brandywine Valley this March

    From the final days of Longwood Gardens’ Orchid Extravaganza to the debut of Winterthur’s Costuming the Crown, here your best bets this month.



        Orchid Extravaganza Through March 24, Kennett Square, Pa. See the final weeks of Longwood Garden’s beautiful orchid display, which has…
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  • Kennett Winterfest Returns Feb. 23

    Kennett Winterfest Returns Feb. 23

    Now in its seventh year, the festival will feature more than 60 craft breweries.



    Sipping brews isn’t just for summer thanks to Kennett Winterfest. Now in its seventh year, the annual event returns to the borough…
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