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The online Fig calendar is a curated list of community and advertiser events happening in Kennett Square.
Loving local and wanting to be a part of the growth that is happening in Downtown Kennett does not stop at the city borders. We have a special section in each issue of Fig magazine dedicated to Community Supporters—those businesses not located in the City but who believe in the mission of Fig.
Keep reading to learn more about this year’s Community Supporters!
The GreenRoots team is made up of innovators. They pride themselves on their unique creative edge and are constantly brainstorming new ways to step outside the box. Team member Kelinda is the innovator behind the scenes who turns designer sketches into works of art specified to each client. New clients will see Kelinda carefully measuring their property to make sure all of the details are perfect. For more, visit their greenrootslandscaping.com.
For more than thirty years, Dean’s Landscaping has been designing and building handcrafted outdoor living spaces that are both beautiful and functional. Dean and his team bring extensive knowledge of the local building codes, an understanding of the harsh effects of our freeze/thaw cycles, and expertise in choosing sustainable plants that thrive in our clay soils. They understand that each project comes with unique elements and challenges. They partner with you to take your vision for your patio area, poolscape, or outdoor kitchen project and make it a reality.
Focusing on the unique aspects of each site and the aspirations of her clients, The Gardeness combines horticultural expertise, artistic composition, and a love for nature into installations that are rich in color, texture, and beauty. Practicing throughout Chester County, Pennsylvania, The Gardeness offers a full range of services from landscape design and installation to consultation to container gardening. The Gardeness transforms her clients’ vision into reality, whether meant to last for a season or for years to come. Contact Katie for a consultation today. Spring is the perfect time to start planning for warm weather and outdoor living!
The Willowdale Steeplechase features a world-class steeplechase course in a community known for its top jockeys, trainers and owners. For more information visit or call 610.444.1582. Races run rain or shine.
Proceeds from this nonprofit community event benefited the Chester County Council Boy Scouts of America Friends of Scouting campaign which covers registration fees, uniforms, camps, and leadership training for financially disadvantaged youth in our area. Last year, more than 500 Chester and Cecil County youth received funds that allowed them to enroll in a safe, structured, and nurturing environment, proven for more than 100 years to foster strong values.
Your best stories have yet to be lived. Explore the opportunities Garden Spot offers to help you live yours.
In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented and treated if caught early through a screening colonoscopy. Colorectal cancer almost always starts with a polyp, which if found early, can be removed to stop colorectal cancer before it starts. Crozer-Keystone offers direct access screening colonoscopy appointments to qualifying patients.
Enjoy 18 holes at the championship shotmakers golf course. Then plan to stay for Chef Roland’s inventive seasonal menus at The Greathouse and Farmhouse Restaurants. Open to the public. For more information, visit their lochnairn.com.
At the Mattock School of Music, students are inspired to make music an integral part of their lives—both in the classroom and out. Offering a breadth of musical instruction that spans all instruments and experience levels, you can enjoy group classes or one-on-one instruction taught by professionals in a collaborative environment. Classes fit into your family’s weekly rhythm and students can find their groove. Visit their mattockschoolofmusic.com to learn more!
The Gables at Chadds Ford offer European style cuisine with new American flavors and a touch of southern flair!
The Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation is proud to enrich the Lancaster community through art and music. Every Labor Day weekend, connect with artists and craftspeople from across the nation at the annual Long’s Park Art Festival. From fine oil paintings to useful and decorative ceramics, to one-of-a-kind statement jewelry, there truly is something for everyone to take home and enjoy for a lifetime.
Between the outdoor adventures that await you, the small towns to explore, and the wide array of activities, it’s easy to see why so many people are building Schell Brothers homes in Coastal Delaware. Plus, just outside your door, you’ll find community amenities like clubhouses, walking trails, dog parks, pools, pickleball courts, fitness facilities and more. The good life is waiting for you in Coastal Delaware.
Health care has changed. It has become a system of specialists, each with a narrow focus. But that doesn’t work for Global Neurosciences Institute at Crozer. They believe that you deserve more. That’s why they specialize in patient care, not healthcare. They see you as a complete person and become your devoted advocate. Their team of neurosurgeons, neurologists and researchers are inventing treatment, restoring patient confidence and saving lives. No compromise. Just thinking of you. Learn more at gnicrozer.org.
Since 1973, this family-owned business has been committed to developing extraordinary relationships and delivering superior accounting, auditing, and tax services. For over 45 years, Whisman Giordano has built a reputation for working in partnership with clients, whom they respect like family. The firm values community and supports numerous nonprofit organizations throughout Chester County and the state of Delaware. The times and fashions may change, but quality, respect, and service never go out of style.
Ursuline Academy offers Mandarin Chinese classes to Middle School students. The goal of the curriculum is to teach students Chinese language, history, and culture. This course is intended to introduce basic vocabulary used in daily conversations. Students learn to read and write simplified Chinese, as well as how to use vocabulary to build simple conversations. Lessons containing culture and history aided by various projects and activities provide students the opportunity to explore Chinese festivals, arts, and food.