Brandywine River Museum

A Brandywine Christmas

One of the area’s most treasured holiday events is the Brandywine River Museum’s “A Brandywine Christmas.” Running from Nov. 29 through Jan. 5, it is a fun-filled holiday event that the entire family can enjoy.

  • Discover dozens of rare antique dolls, dressed in beautiful period clothing, some on view in rooms filled with exquisite hand-crafted furnishings and miniature paintings by members of the Wyeth family.
  • Experience the extensive O-gauge model train display, one of the largest modular layouts in the country, with five trains running simultaneously on nearly 2,000 feet of track through a landscape inspired by southeastern Pennsylvania. (Click here to see the trains being set up.)
  • Marvel at thousands of whimsical Critters, ornaments and decorations handcrafted from natural materials by Conservancy volunteers and displayed on towering trees soaring up through the museum’s three-story rotunda.
  • Bring a doll or stuffed animal and enjoy a cookie!- Children who bring their favorite “friend” to the museum for their visit will receive a free cookie in our museum restaurant.

For more information on “A Brandywine Christmas” visit www.brandywinemuseum.org.

The Brandywine River Museum Presents A Brandywine Christmas

Now through January 5, 2014 visit the Brandywine River Museum for a Brandywine Christmas! Enjoy this holiday event for all ages! Discover dozens of rare antique dolls, dressed in beautiful period clothing, some on view in rooms filled with exquisite hand-crafted furnishings and miniature paintings by members of the Wyeth family.

Also, experience the popular O-gauge model train display, one of the largest in the country, with five trains running simultaneously on nearly 2,000 feet of track through a landscape inspired by southeastern Pennsylvania.

Marvel at thousands of whimsical “Critters,” ornaments and decorations handcrafted from natural materials by Conservancy volunteers and displayed on towering trees soaring up through the museum’s three-story rotunda. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.brandywinemuseum.org.

Music on the Brandywine

Mark your calendar for Brandywine River Museum’s Music on the Brandywine, happening on November 14, at 7:30pm! Enjoy dynamic performances by emerging classical musicians from Astral Artists. The concert will feature harpist Caroline Cole, a graduate of The Juilliard School and winner of the Wayne Barlow Prize for harp. Admission is $25 for adults, $20 for members and students. Full bar and small plate offerings will be available for purchase. Tickets available online or by calling 610-388-8326.

 

Music on the Brandywine Tonight!

Tonight, The Brandywine River Museum will be hosting a series of dynamic performances by emerging classical musicians. Artists will fill the Brandywine River Museum with music and the concert will feature internationally acclaimed saxophonist and recording artist Jonathan Wintringham and the return of pianist and composer Michael Djupstrom. Admission for the event is $25 for adults, $20 for members and students. Full bar and small plate offerings will be available for purchase. Tickets available online or by calling 610-388-8326. For more information visit the www.brandywinemuseum.org or click here

 

Harvest Tasting at Brandywine River Museum

This upcoming Tuesday, September 19th, The Brandywine River Museum will be hosting a Harvest Tasting  from 6 to 9 p.m. This special evening, hosted by the Young Friends of the Brandywine Conservancy, highlights the Conservancy’s Farmland Preservation program, and features delicious samplings of local foods provided by Brandywine Valley farmers. Cost of the event is $30 per person or $20 if you’re a member. To register, please call Kathy Smith at 610-388-8315. For more information visit www.brandywinemuseum.org or click here.

 

Coming this September Chadds Ford Days

Chadds Ford Days will be taking place next month.  Adult admission will be $5.00 and free for the children! The event will take place September 7th through the 8th and will consist of Juried Crafters, Fine Artists Antique Cars, Live Music, Games, Rides, and even a Doggie Dress Up Parade! The Chadds Ford Days Colonial Fair, held in the meadow just steps from the Brandywine River, commemorates the anniversary of the Revolutionary War Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777. For more information on the event click here or visit www.chaddsfordhistory.org.

 

2013 Brandywine Folk Festival

The 2013 Brandywine Folk Festival will be taking place August 23th-25th at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square! The event will feature over 30 national and international acts, dozens of vendors, beer-gardens, and games/activities for kids. The Brandywine Folk Festival aims to unite the unique stylings of many different musicians while creating a family friendly atmosphere, giving back to our community, and providing aid for charity (SPARC Southeastern Pennsylvania Autism Resource Center). Buy tickets online