Thursday, December 2, 2010

December Art Stroll Kennett Square

Historic Kennett Square presents the December Art Stroll this Friday 12/ 3! The public is invited to visit our unique, independently owned shops, galleries, and restaurants and enjoy special exhibits, delicious food and refreshments, plus live music by Fiorenza-Dowlin.

Bedbugzz... features local author, Karen O'Lune Hahn, who will be signing her delightful children's book Millicent and the Faraway Moon, as well as showing more of her fun whimsical artwork.

The Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square will host First Friday Arts Splash for Kids. All kids in grades K through 5 are invited to the church from 6-8 p.m. Parents, drop off the kids at PCKS (the Presbyterian Church of Kennett Square at 211 S. Broad Street) while you enjoy two hours of art, dining, and shopping during Historic Kennett Square's Art Stroll. Meanwhile, the kids will enjoy dinner and special treats, music, drama, art and the Candy Cane Decathlon. There's no cost, but spaces are limited. If you'd like to reserve a place or places or have any questions, please email Tara Smith, Director of Children's Ministry, at tara@pcks.org or call 610-444-5255.

Yoga Loft presents Family Yoga 6:30-7:30 p.m. Family Yoga is a rewarding way to share time relaxing and unwinding from a busy week. No prior Yoga experience is necessary. These sessions are only held on the First Friday of the month. Led by Cynthia. Cost: $5 per family member.

Brush & Palette presents a Jewelry Trunk Show featuring the diverse collections of Barbara Hurka, Melissa Paquette and Pat Henriques. The hours for the show are 3-8 p.m. Look for a second jewelry trunk show on Friday, Dec. 17 with fresh original collections from Arlene & Deanna Finocchiaro and Beth Bobey.

Flickerwood Wine Tasting Room continues its Creative Taste Series with Earth Art by Sally Paulson and live music by Big Fat Maybe Acoustic starting at 6:30 p.m. Flickerwood's holiday hours are Monday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Frolic! will host award-winning illustrator and author Bonnie Timmons. Bonnie provided all the illustrations for NBC's long-running show, Caroline in the City, she has written several books and is also a talented jewelry designer. Bonnie will be at Frolic! from 6-8 p.m. and light refreshments will be served.

Kennett Square Massage will have live music by Beverly McDevitt to put you in the holiday spirit as well as up and coming artist, Samantha Berrier with fine art portraits drawn from favorite photographs.

Longwood Art Gallery is having a Holiday Art Show during the month of December featuring original art by seven local artists including Michele Byrne, Jerry & Nancy Dowling, Margo Johnson, Joan Joos, Philip Lang and MaryAnn Weselyk. During the Art Stroll Catherine Quillman will be at the gallery signing copies of her new book 100 Artists of the Brandywine Valley. Enjoy the Artists Reception and Book Signing from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, along with wine, cheese, and light fare.

The Mushroom Cap will be hosting another book signing with Keith Craig and Bruce Mowday on Friday from 6-9 p.m. Craig will sign copies of his books New Garden Township and Mowday will sign copies of his books Chester County Mushroom Farming and Jailing the Johnston Gang.

The Paper Market is teaming up with the Land Conservancy on Friday for a Green Gift Giving Event where you will be able to find the perfect present for the nature-lover. The Green Gift Giving event will highlight the Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County's array of sustainable holiday gifts all complimented by the Paper Market's selection of environmentally friendly card, gifts and apparel. Light refreshments will be served.


For more information: www.historickennettsquare.com/

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