Chester County, PA Real Estate
Archive for the Category ◊ Things To Do ◊
• Friday, September 16th, 2011
Great Show for the whole Family!
September 24th & 25th, 2011
10AM – 4:30PM
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, PA 19380
Three Air Shows Daily featuring:
United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team
Military Helicopters, Coast Guard Choppers
Police, News and Medevac Helicopters
Helicopter Rides offered, Amusement Rides, Tours, Food, Music and Fun for the whole Family!
• Friday, September 16th, 2011
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
(Rain Date September 25th, 2011)
Gay Street between Matlack and Darlington St.
60+ Restaurants & Food Venders
110+ Crafters & Info Booths
3 Stages with 7 Great Bands
Chester County Culinary Cook Off:
Kicks Off at 2:30PM- Historic Court House Steps on High St
4 Chefs will compete to win the title of “Best Chef In Chester County.”
• Friday, September 09th, 2011
The 26th Annual Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, PA
If you are looking for something to do this weekend, check out the Mushroom Festival in Kennett Square, PA. This fun packed festival is full great events such as live concerts, Carnivals, ,Parades, Antique Car shows, Cooking Competitions, remote control air show and many children’s events. Don’t miss this great 3 day outdoor event to enjoy the final days of summer.
Dates and Times
Friday, September 9: Community Parade kicks off at South and Broad, 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 10: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, September 11: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. more…
• Friday, April 29th, 2011
Are you hungry and looking for a place to eat in Chester County? Here is a list of some restaurants in Chester County with links to their web site.
Chester County Restaurants:
• Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
Have you visited a stunning International Orchid show in Longwood Gardens this year? In case you did miss it here is a chance to see some pictures I took at this event.
The show had dazzling orchids showcased by the best collectors and growers from Hawaii to South America. Just imagine yourself walking into a world of breathtaking displays with orchids of every imaginable size, shape and color. Thousands of orchids were available for sale by international growers and there was a wealth of information available in the form of literature and lectures.
WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT ORCHIDS?
The beauty and diversity of orchids have fascinated people for ages. As long as 5 centuries before Christ, Confucius compared the pleasure of seeing good friends to entering a room full of “lan” or fragrant orchids. more…
• Monday, March 14th, 2011
When it’s time to get together for good food and fun, Brandywine Picnic Park has it all. Located along the scenic Brandywine Creek in historic Chester County, the park plays host to some of the most beautiful scenery in the tri-state area. Tube or paddle down the Brandywine, relax in the shade, or bask in the sun. The Park is open from May to September. It is a great place for corporate picnics, family reunions, school activities, team-building events, theme parties, birthday parties, class reunions, meetings, weddings, and church gatherings.
Notice: BPP is not open to the public every day. Please call ahead to verify available public admission dates. 610-793-3198 or check their website: www.picnic.com
• Monday, March 14th, 2011
Longwood Gardens is sure to delight anyone who loves exquisite flowers, majestic trees, fountains, and opulent architecture. Here, amid 1,050 acres with 20 indoor and 20 outdoor gardens, you’ll find beauty at every turn. The distance covered within the outdoor gardens is about 1 mile and the estimated walking time is about 1½ hours. Longwood Gardens is renowned for its extraordinary fountains. The astonishing shows gather attention from far and wide, and are a favorite among visitors of all ages.
The Open Air Theatre has been used since 1914 for theatrical performances, concerts, and garden parties. Inspired by outdoor theaters in Europe, Longwood’s version has dressing rooms for about 100 performers beneath the stage, and an auditorium lawn that holds chairs for 1,500. The stage is framed with clipped arborvitae. Kentucky coffee-trees and Canadian hemlocks tower over the stage from behind. An unusual water curtain rises 10 feet in front of the stage during performances, which include all types of music and theater from folk and jazz to Gilbert & Sullivan operetta and Broadway musicals.
See Longwood’s Fountain schedule.
There are about 11,000 taxa (including different species, varieties, and cultivars)of cultivated plants growing at Longwood,
representing more than 200 different plant families. Some of the most notable families represented by the largest number of taxa include:
Orchidaceae with about 3,000 taxa, Rosaceae with more than 700 taxa, and Ericaceae and Liliaceae, both with over 400 taxa each. Nearly 300 different types of ferns can be found in the Gardens. About 60 species and varieties of palms grace indoor areas. On the other hand, there are 32 lesser-known families represented by only a single species each.
Plan your visit by going to Longwood Gardens website.
• Sunday, March 13th, 2011
Here is something useful for all golf lovers in West Chester. List of some public and private golf courses in the surrounding West Chester, Philadelphia Main Line & Delaware County & Brandywine Valley area. Enjoy it!
You Can also click Here to see Homes For Sale near a Golf Course in Chester County, Pennsylvania
West Chester, PA: Radley Run Country Club
This long course has undulating greens and narrow fairways. There are sand bunkers that come into play on six holes, and water hazards coming into play on five holes. The nine hole green fees don’t kick in until 5 PM.