Meet glassblowing artisan Thomas von Koch and his associate Kimya Williams of WGK Glass Art.
Since 1982—first in his native Germany, then in a Landenberg studio, and now in his studios, gallery, and shop in Toughkenamon—von Koch has been working magic, blowing glass to breathe life into everything from tiny hummingbirds to fanciful dragons.
Read his story, learn about glassblowing, and find links to workshops here.
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AJ D'Angelo (a.k.a. Barron of Brittle, Swami of Sweets, Cap'n of Crunch) of Cocky Gourmet makes a wide variety of brittle and toffee as well as chocolate-covered pretzels, popcorn munch, and seasonal flavors from sweet to salty and spicy.
One holiday, AJ discovered a hidden talent for making candy and decided to share his creative confections with the world. His top three sellers at the KSQ Farmers Market are Butter Toffee with Almonds and Dark Chocolate, Rooster Feed (popcorn, peanuts, pecans, and almonds coated with toffee and drizzled with milk chocolate), and Salted Caramel Deluxe Peanut Brittle. AJ has special place in his heart for Kennett Square and the community and can be found at market every other Friday through the Winter Season.
Click here to find out more about Square Pear Fine Art Gallery's oil painting workshop with Kim Myers Smith on March 5th–6th. No experience is necessary and all supplies are included.
The gallery's new show, "Stories We Tell," opens March 3rd (through April 29th). Each piece in this multi-artist show, and each piece in the show also features a story—about the piece, how it was made, or what inspired it.
Better Than Bacon Improv returns to the Kennett Flash for a benefit show to support Wings for Success, a local nonprofit that empowers women and girls in need to achieve career and economic stability through education, apparel, and advocacy.
Better Than Bacon is a short-form improv comedy troupe based in West Chester. Every show is made up on the spot and a brand-new experience.
Did you know? One of the Kennett Library's many fun programs as they get ready to move into their new space is a family-friendly take-home kit for upcycling old books.
These seasonal kits will be available the second week of each month through June. You can pick up the next kit the week of March 13th. You can also email a photo of your book art to help the library build a virtual gallery!
Join Senegalese master drummer Pape “Paco” Dembe Samb for a one-hour group djembe drumming experience at 7pm on Monday, February 27th at grooveKSQ. This is a terrific opportunity to experience percussion in one of its most powerful and meditative forms and people of all ages and ability levels are welcome.
The rumor is true—we were able to release a few more tickets for the sold-out Kennett Winterfest, and there may still be a few day-of tickets at the gate today! Please come on down to 600 S. Broad Street in Kennett Square to join us for the region's premier winter-warming craft beer festival, where you'll find over 60 of the region's best crafter brewers, live music, food trucks, and more.
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