Around Town Oct. 29

The annual Christmas tradition at the Brandywine River Museum of Art gets underway this Saturday, Oct. 31, with the opening of the train exhibit — The Brandywine Railroad — and with the return of the Ann Wyeth McCoy dollhouse display in six rooms filled with three-dozen dolls in various tableaus. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Traffic was a little backed up along S. Creek Road this week. That's because of another round of filming for the TV series "Mare of Easttown," starring Kate Winslet. Winslet portrays Mare Sheehan, a small-town sheriff investigating a murder while keeping her personal life together.

A virtual trivia night on Nov. 6 will benefit the Crime Victim's Center of Chester County.

The Crime Victim's Center of Chester County will hold a Trivia Night — via Zoom — on Friday, Nov. 6. This night takes the place of CVC's biggest annual fundraiser, the Night of Hope Gala. With the help of a sponsor, the organization is trying to match the success of its Gala with this online event. Register here.

The new exhibit at the Chester County Historical Society — Becoming Chester County — is now open to the general public. It opened for members only on Oct. 22. The exhibit covers themes from the effect of the Battle of Brandywine on the local population, the Underground Railroad, and agriculture and industry. The center is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with COVID guidelines in place. Advance tickets are required. For more information, visit the website.

La Comunidad Hispana will hold its Amigos and Amigas of LCH fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 13.

La Comunidad Hispana will host its fourth annual Amigos and Amigas of LCH event this year on Friday, Nov. 13, from 7–8 p.m. But like so many other organizations are doing, the event will be in a virtual format this year. This year's Amigos and Amigas of LCH will celebrate the theme of the Mexican Holiday Day of the Dead, or "Día de los Muertos" in Spanish. Registered guests will receive a bag of goodies to celebrate some of the holiday traditions. Event tickets are $50 per person to support LCH's mission. They are available here.  Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact LeeAnn Riloff at 610-444-7550 x220 or for details.

The Grand in Wilmington is turning on the lights around town with a new holiday activity — The Winter in Wilmington Drive-Thru Holiday Light Show. It opens Black Friday, Nov. 27, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 3, on Wilmington's Riverfront, except Christmas and New Year's Eve and day. It will be at the outfield parking lot at Frawley Stadium. The cost is $25 per car. For tickets, visit 

Reynolds and Olivia Talley are at their angelic best taking part in Conc0rd Township’s Harvest festival on Oct. 24. This year’s event was modified because of COVID-19. Concord held it at the township park instead of the larger area at the old dog park.

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