Thursday, May 2, 2013
Vendors and festival-goers will fill the streets of Malvern Sunday during the Malvern Spring Family Festival.
During the Malvern Spring Family Festival on Sunday, two Malvern streets will close from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to the Malvern Police Department: East King Street will close between Bridge Street and Powelton Avenue. Warren Avenue will close between West Broad Street and Roberts Lane. See photos from last year's spring festival.
Friday, April 19, 2013
If you're interested in being a vendor, you need to act quickly.
The Malvern Spring Family Festival is fast approaching. It will be held May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the middle of Malvern Borough, at Burke Park and the surrounding area. See photos from last year's festival. If you're thinking about signing up as a vendor, you need to act soon, according to this Malvern Festivals' Facebook post: The festival has grown in recent years beyond its flower-based roots. The Malvern Business & Professional Association website has a rundown of what visitors can expect:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Mark May 5 and Sept. 29 on your 2013 calendar.
Malvern Festivals recently announced the dates for the 2013 festivals on Facebook. This year, Malvern Blooms will fall on Cinco de Mayo: See also: Photos: Malvern Blooms 2012 Malvern Blooms For May Day Photos: Harvest Fest And Paws 2011
Friday, September 7, 2012
The annual event will be held Sunday afternoon at Okehocking Preserve.
Update from Willistown Parks: "Looks like RAIN is headed our way (that's what the forecast says!) so, we have POSTPONED the OKEHOCKING FALL FEST to this Sunday, September 9 from 1-4pm. It is going to be a gorgeous sunny day and 74 degrees. Join Willistown Parks and Recreation and the Okehocking Nature Center for a fun fall afternoon. Here's the event flier. ... Here's a map of the festivities." Original story continues below Q: What are you doing [now Sunday] afternoon? A: If you enjoy bluegrass music and your kids enjoy pony rides, you'll be at Okehocking Family Fall Festival, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m. In addition to the music and ponies, there will be a petting zoo, hay rides, family games, food and the much-anticipated prize drawing …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Carnival rides and fireworks herald the return of Malvern Fire Company's biggest annual fundraiser which runs nightly, 6-10 p.m., through Saturday.
The Malvern Fire Company annual fair returns Tuesday night with about a dozen carnival rides, plenty of sugary refreshments and, at the end of the week, fireworks. The fire company website gives the details: When: Tuesday, July 10, to Saturday, July 14 6 - 10 p.m. each night Fireworks on Friday (rain date Saturday) Where: Paoli Monument Grounds Cost: Admission is free, parking by donation Pay by the ride, or buy an wrist band (about $20) and ride for free. Discount coupons for the bands are available at local stores. The fair is the fire company's biggest fundraiser of the year. The photos above are from last year's fair, which generated about $30,000 for the fire company's operating fund. See the …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The annual Malvern Borough festival drew a large crowd under mostly cloudy skies.
The sun peaked through the clouds a few times Sunday as East King Street and Burke Park filled with people for the annual Malvern Blooms festival. The event is organized each year by the Malvern Business and Professional Association. Click the "Upload photos and videos" button to share your own snapshots and videos from the event.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
This year's festival is May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Now in its sixth year, the Malvern Blooms Festival will host its biggest festival ever on Sunday, May 6. The event includes a beer garden, antique car show, a baseball batting cage—provided by Grand Slam, with contests and prizes—a musical main stage (along with a side stage), sweepstakes, 140 crafts and clothing vendors, and "basically any kind of food you can think of," said John Lotz, who handles marketing for the festival. Oh, yeah—the festival also includes some flowers. A Backyard Grilling Contest was canceled due to lack of sign-ups, but the scheduled judges will still attend. They include "Philly Foodies" host Tim Furlong from NBC 10 and "Worst Cook in America" finalist Vinnie "The Crumb" Caligiuri, who will perform a grilling …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
The annual event features demonstrations of falconry, bookbinding and other aspects of 19th-century life in a historic Willistown village.
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Editor's Note: The information below comes from Historic Sugartown. Historic Sugartown is pleased to announce its 9th Annual Historic Sugartown Day. On Saturday, April 21, from 10AM-4PM, the village of Sugartown magically comes alive to celebrate spring’s reappearance. Families and local historians will take pleasure in traveling back in time to sample the rural character of this historic crossroads village. In addition to experiencing the work of traditional artisans and period demonstrations, guests will enjoy hay rides to see retriever trial demonstrations on the lake at Willisbrook Farm. Other demonstrations will include: falconry exhibitions, dog agility shows, horseshoeing, bookbinding, period reenactors, lace-making, beekeeping, and…
Friday, September 30, 2011
Great Valley Community Organization will have the bovine bingo game and much more Saturday at its second annual Fall Family Fun Festival.
Here's how cow pie bingo works: A cow roams a small patch of grass that has been marked with a bingo-like white grid. Each player is assigned a square inside the grid, and whichever square the cow, ahem, soils first is the winner. At the Fall Family Fun Fest being held Saturday afternoon, the lucky winner gets $2,000. This is the second year the Great Valley Community Organization is putting on the fall festival, which runs noon to 6 p.m., rain or shine. Among the other festivities: Last year's festival drew hundreds of people and helped raise funds for two GVCO groups—Great Valley Football League (GVFL) and the Great Valley Cheerleading—and other local organizations. Even more local groups will be benefit from the event this weekend, …
Monday, September 19, 2011
The annual festival at Okehocking Preserve in Willistown was also the first public's first encounter with the Okehocking Nature Center.
The rain held off during the Okehocking Fall Fest and Country Fair Saturday, and the sun even peaked through a bit later in the evening. Festival-goers had a chance to go on a hayride, pet farm animals and interact with representatives from Historic Sugartown, Paoli Hospital and state Sen. Andrew Dinniman's office. They also got a first look at the Okehocking Nature Center, which has moved into the farm building near the preserve's West Chester Pike entrance. "This project was five years in the making. We're so proud to have a headquarters now," said Susan Ploeg, a member of the nature center board. Ploeg and her fellow board members spent time talking about the new nature center and listening to suggestions of what people want to see …