Around Town Sept 9

“Suffragettes, Socialites & Social Change!” is the one-of-a-kind event presented by Old Swedes Historic Site on Saturday, Sept. 18. Originally planned to celebrate the 2020 Suffragette Centennial, the event includes a 20th century fashion show with live models, horse-drawn carriage rides, a ‘Great Gatsby’-style wedding finale in the historic church – and much more. Ticket availability is very limited – each tour has a maximum of six people. Tours are scheduled on the half-hour from 11 a.m. – 12:30 pm. Tickets are available through the Old Swedes website:

The 244th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine is this Saturday.

The Battle of Brandywine revisits Chadds Ford this Saturday, Sept.11, when the Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts a battle re-enactment on the 244th anniversary of the largest land battle of the American War of Independence. The event goes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10. For more information, visit the CFHS website.

The Chester County Art Association is thrilled to be hosting our 2nd annual Christkindlemarkt on Friday, Dec. 3, from 5-9 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. What is a Christkindlemarkt? It is a German word meaning an outdoor/indoor holiday market. We are looking for a few artists and artisans to sell handmade pieces during the event in our indoor and outdoor spaces. Outdoor tent spaces are 10' x 10'. If interested, complete the requested fields on the below form by Oct. 15. This is a juried event. If selected, there is a $150 table fee for the weekend, and vendors will be responsible for set up and take down, along with collecting and paying their own sales tax. Please fill out this form <> for consideration. For more information, email

"Tommy and Me" kicks off the DTC performance season on Oct. 6.


Single tickets are now on sale for Delaware Theater Company’s 2021-2022 season. DTC will be returning to live performances inside the theatre on Oct. 6 for a full, five-show season. All performances will be held at Delaware Theatre Company, 200 Water Street in Wilmington. The season kicks off with “Tommy and Me,” by sportswriter Ray Didinger. To purchase tickets, call DTC’s box office at 302-594-1100 or visit for a list of this season’s performances.



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