The Brandywine Harvest Market will run from September 20th through November 9th, most weekends. Come out to enjoy things from honey and apples to pottery and handcrafted jewelry, regional artisans showcase their crafts in the Brandywine River Museum’s courtyard. Handwoven rugs, dried flowers and wreaths, pottery, quilted items and handcrafted dolls are featured on a rotating basis. Contact the Brandywine River Museum to find out which crafts are available each week, Brandywinemuseum.org.
West Chester Parks & Recreation presents Super Sunday on Gay Street in downtown West Chester! The event will take place on June 1, 2014 from 11am to 5pm, come join the giant street festival with six bands playing throughout the day, amusement rides & games for the kids, antique cars & craft booths for moms and dads, plus a large number of food booths for everyone! For more information on Super Sunday click here.
Mark your calendars for The West Chester Parks & Recreation Department’s annual May Day Festival of the arts taking place Sunday, May 4, from 11:00am-4:00pm. May Day Festival of the Arts is a daylong celebration of the arts held at Everhart Park. Approximately 45 to 60 artists set-up booths throughout the park to sell their high quality arts and crafts. Artisans and crafters are welcome to apply for the event, more information available at (610) 436-9010.
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The Chester County Historical Society presents Cut It Out! 200 Years of Paper Dolls, a special exhibit that captures the popularity of paper dolls as childhood entertainment. Although the peak of popularity was in the mid-1900s, paper dolls have been handmade since the 1700s and mass produced as early as 1812. A wide selection from the vast CCHS collection, numbering over 8,000 paper dolls, will reveal the range of unique and printed pieces that are a feast for the eyes for any fashion enthusiast, celebrity watcher, or child at heart. Through January 19, 2013.