Archive for June 25th, 2017

Balloon Fest 2017 in photos

Balloons take flight over New Garden Township in the early evening.

Mother nature treated hot air balloon enthusiasts and observers with fair skies and gentle winds during the seventh annual Chester County Balloon Festival held at the New Garden Airport this weekend. Winds should be no more than 10 mph for a safe trip. There was music, food, some zip lining and even a pool where people could learn a little bit of scuba diving. ...

 
 

Exhibit marks centennial of iconic artist’s birth

 “Andrew Wyeth is not only one of America’s iconic artists, he was a beloved fixture in this community,” said Thomas Padon, director of the Brandywine River Museum of Art at the opening of this first major retrospective of the artist’s career since his death in 2009. Many local residents have firsthand accounts of seeing Wyeth working alongside the road, eating in ...