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Chadds Ford Historical Society

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1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
610-388-7376 ChaddsFordHistory.org

February 2018

Plein Air Paint Out at Chadds Ford Historical Society

February 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Artists paint around Chadds Ford then exhibit their work at a reception at the Chadds Ford Historical Society Visitors Center, 6 to 8 p.m. 1736 N. Creek Rd. $15, includes light refreshments. Paintings remain on display through March 2.

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April 2018

Chadds Ford Hist. Society Tavern Talks

April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Hugely popular series for adults, focusing on early American history and culture with activities, food and drinks. This month, “Law And Order: Colonial Intent,” explores the ways in which laws were enforced (or not) during the Colonial period. Barns Brinton House, 6030 Baltimore Pk., Chadds Ford. 7 to 9. $15–$20. 610-388-7376; ChaddsFordHistory.org.   

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May 2018

Music in the Meadow Music Festival

May 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Chadds Ford Historical Society’s new music festival featuring great music, food, local wine and beer, games for all ages. 1736 N. Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Noon to 7 pm. $15; free for under 17. Rain date, May 20. 610-388-7376; ChaddsFordHistory.org.

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September 2018

Bike the Brandywine

September 22, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Ride a 25-, 45-, or 80-mile loop in the Brandywine Creek Greenway. Benefits Brandywine Conservancy. Start and end at Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Check in 6:30 am. 610-388-2700; Brandywine.org.

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February 2019

“Paint Out Chadds Ford” Plein Air Event at Chadds Ford Historical Society

February 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Artists paint scenes around the Brandywine Valley then display at the Chadds Ford Historical Society Visitor Center, 1736 Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Feb. 9 reception, light refreshments, 6 to 8 $10. On display through Mar. 15, Tues–Sat, 10 to 4. 610-388-7376; ChaddsFordHistory.org.

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Colonial Courtship & Victorian Valentines

February 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Gathering exclusively for adults that focuses on unexplored aspects of early American history and culture. Held at our historic 18th century Barns-Brinton House, visitors get a real life experience of colonial tavern gatherings. The program provides an opportunity for you to learn the arts of historic courtship, superstitions, and traditions while getting hands-on with history.

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September 2019

Bike the Brandywine

September 28, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Ride a 25-, 45-, 62- or 80-mile loop in the Brandywine Creek Greenway. Free lunch after the ride. Benefits Brandywine Conservancy’s clean water programs. Start and end at Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Check in 6:30 am. $50. 610-388-2700; Brandywine.org.

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October 2019

The Great Pumpkin Event

October 17, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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60 carvers participate in this traditional pumpkin carve and show. Chadds Ford Histor­ical Society, Rt. 100 N., Chadds Ford. 610-388-7376; Chadds­Ford-History.org.

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December 2019

Chadds Ford Historical Society Candlelight Christmas

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Visit the historic John Chads House, Springhouse and Barns-Brinton House decorated for the season. You’ll experience the culinary history of Colonial America, sample beverages as well as sweet and savory foods from original 18th-century recipes, Colonial dancing and light refreshments. 1736 Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. 1 to 6. $15. 610-388-7376; ChaddsFordHistory.org.

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September 2021

CFHS Battle at Chadds Ford

September 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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Chadds Ford Historical Society presents reenactors, demonstrators, authors and lectures, food, beer, wine and live music. Children’s activities include candle and marble making, musket drills and balloon launches. 736 N. Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. 10 to 5. $10; age 7–17, $5. 610-388-7376; ChaddsFordHistory.org.

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October 2021

The Great Pumpkin Carve is Back!

October 14, 2021 @ 4:00 am - October 16, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 N. Creek Rd.
Chadds Ford, PA United States
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A three-day Chadds Ford tradition where over 70 giant, native pumpkins (grown by SIW Vegetables, a historical farm located in Chadds Ford) are carved by local artists on Thursday and will be lit and displayed on Friday and Saturday. All three nights enjoy a ‘kid friendly’ Haunted Trail, raffle prizes and live music from “Kenny & Friends.” Food, local craft beer and wine are available for purchase. Chadds Ford Historical Society, 1736 Creek Rd., Chadds Ford. Thurs.–Fri., 4 p.m. to…

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