Please read the excellent piece by Richard Gaw in the Chester County Press on the engaging and thought-provoking conversation with three fellows from the Kennett Emerging Leaders Fellowship program hosted by Kennett Collaborative last Thursday evening. These young leaders talked about belonging, inclusivity, and the kind of social infrastructure that's the necessary foundation for equitable and inclusive communities. You can watch the recording of this event here.
Very limited tickets will be available at the gate today for the silver anniversary celebration of the Kennett Brewfest, 1:30 to 5pm.
Come on down to 600 S. Broad Street to join RuthAnn and fellow community members to enjoy award-winning craft brews from more than 80 local and regional breweries, live music by Carl Filipiak, food trucks, and a variety of food and other vendors!
Thanks to a recent grant award from the Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program (GTRP), Red Clay Park is now fully funded. The project will include environmental restoration and transform a 33,000-square-foot forgotten “backyard” space into a beautiful recreational space.
“This is an amazing opportunity for the community to create a vibrant, inclusive, and inspiring place that provides residents and visitors the opportunity to connect with nature and each other,” says Executive Director of the Kennett Trails Alliance Christina Norland. “What is even more special about this project is that Borough residents will be able to enjoy this reclaimed public space right in their own backyard.”
Learn more about Anson B. Nixon Park and future plans to transform its historic Water Works buildings at the Kennett Area Park Authority (KAPA) Community Meeting. Community members will have the opportunity to give input on this important project that is designed to serve our growing community.
The meeting will be held on on Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30pm at The Creamery of Kennett Square (401 Birch Street).
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the game “Clue” (or Cluedo in England), Kennett Area Theatrical Society returns with a special murder mystery for the citizens of KSQ to solve.
Anthony E. Pratt, III, the grandson of Clue's inventor, has come to America because he heard that a theater group (KATS) has stolen his family’s idea and is making millions without paying royalties. While here, he plans to drop in on a KATS rehearsal—but, alas, he meets his demise instead.
Follow the clues, interview the suspects, and solve the murder on the streets of Kennett Square—it's jolly fun for everyone! There are suspects lurking everywhere . . .
The event is free and begins at 6:30pm on Friday, October 7, in the Genesis Walkway (101 East State St.).
The countdown is on for the first annual Kennett Arts Festival on Saturday, October 15th, and Sunday, October 16th! Enjoy work from more than 100 local and regional artists as well as live music, children’s activities, and local food and beverages.
General admission is $5, children under 12 are free, and tickets for a special festival preview on Saturday morning are $50 each. Click here for tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Kennett Library.
If you'd like to volunteer to help with this great new event, click here for more details.
The award-winning Clover Market returns to Kennett Square on Sunday, October 23rd.
This long-established and much-anticipated market brings together a carefully curated collection of over 90 antique, vintage, and handmade vendors. Discover “lucky finds for the home” from these vendors while enjoying fare from gourmet food trucks, wine and beer, and live music.
Save the date—Kennett Square is lucky to be one of the locations for this fantastic roving market!
Click here for more information and vendor line-up.
Every week at the KSQ Farmers Market is a celebration of the bounty of Southern Chester County and the hard work, patience, and perseverance of the farmers and producers who labor all year long to nourish us, body and soul. And this is particularly true at this time of year as the harvest continues to be gathered.
We encourage everyone to come and enjoy this beautiful market every Friday from 3pm to 6pm in the parking area of The Creamery of Kennett Square on Birch Street. You can sign up here to receive the weekly Farmers Market Newsletter with all the latest vendor and product updates and pre-ordering options and read more about the market here.
Thank you for reading, for continuing to support our community nonprofits and small businesses, and for working with us to help make Kennett Square a place where everyone can say, "I belong. I belong here."
We wish you a happy and healthy week "Around the Square."