Archive for October 23rd, 2016

Chase for Open Space: exercise in preservation

Runners traverse the rolling hills of the ChesLen Preserve during the Chase for Open Space on Saturday, Oct. 22.

The crowd that assembled at the ChesLen Center on Saturday, Oct. 22, could never be mistaken for fair-weather preservation fans. Despite persistent showers and punishing wind gusts, 436 gathered to participate in the Third Annual ChesLen Chase for Open Space, an increase of 14 percent from last year. Organized by Natural Lands Trust, the event benefited the ChesLen ...

 
 

In Kennett Square, hobnob with hobgoblins

Some people keep their skeletons in the closet: A Kennett Square entrepreneur relegates hers to the shower, but with good reason: She needs a place for their safekeeping in between Halloween celebrations. Skeletons represent just a fraction of the spooky décor that Jan Geddes has collected over the years – a ghoulish array that will be on display on Sunday, Oct. 30, ...

 

‘All Things Apple’ at core of colonial America

Forget pumpkin spice: In the 18th century, food and drink revolved around a renowned  forbidden fruit. On Thursday, Nov. 10,  from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s Barns-Brinton House tavern, the public is invited to sample and learn about one of the Colonists’ favorite treats: the apple. Some of the featured stations for the night include ...