Lisa Dukart

Lisa Dukart's Articles


  • 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…
    Read More




  • 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…
    Read More


  • 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…
    Read More






  • 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…
    Read More


  • 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…
    Read More


  • 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…
    Read More


  • 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…
    Read More


  • 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…
    Read More


  • Meet the Avondale Couple Making Maple Syrup with a Twist

    Meet the Avondale Couple Making Maple Syrup with a Twist

    Kyle and Sara Dewees’ Whiskey Hollow has become a crowd favorite thanks to aging some of their syrup in whiskey barrels from Pottstown’s Manatawny Still Works.



    What else do you do with acres of maple trees but make syrup? That was the thinking of Avondale residents Kyle and…
    Read More


  • This Downingtown Paper Artist is Featured in A Longwood Christmas

    This Downingtown Paper Artist is Featured in A Longwood Christmas

    Dannielle Vincent of PreMade ReMade spent three months crafting intricate designs out of books, which are displayed in the Music Room at Longwood Gardens.



    Each year, Longwood Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland for A Longwood Christmas, an annual tradition that sees the 1,000-plus acre property bedecked…
    Read More


  • The Making of A Longwood Christmas

    The Making of A Longwood Christmas

    The annual Longwood Gardens tradition takes an entire year to plan. Here’s a look behind the scenes.



    Last year, weeks before the decorations for the French-inspired holiday display were taken down, members of the Longwood Gardens team wandered among…
    Read More




  • Citadel Country Spirit USA Gears up for Inaugural Festival

    Citadel Country Spirit USA Gears up for Inaugural Festival

    Featuring country music stars like Toby Keith, Jake Owen and Brad Paisley, the event will take place Aug. 24-26 at Ludwig’s Corner Horse Show.



    Make no mistake: The region is buzzing over the inaugural Citadel Country Spirit USA. Held Aug. 24-26 on the Ludwig’s Corner Horse…
    Read More