Gather your friends and come downtown to see what’s new and exciting! Shops and boutiques are open late and showing off their newest summer fashions and giftware. Browse the in-store specials while enjoying refreshments. Check out First Friday’s complete retail directory by clicking here, and be sure to pay a visit to businesses that are participating in ThinkShopBuy … LOCAL (TSBL) for some sweet deals (a program of the Greater West Chester Chamber). For more information on First Friday in Downtown West Chester click here.
The Market at Liberty Place, located in Kennett Square, will be celebrating it’s first birthday in grand style, the weekend of July 11, 12, & 13. Festivities kick off on Friday July 11th, with 2 live musical acts. The Market will have a Frank Sinatra-style performer from 5:00-7:30 followed by Kennett Square’s own “Born Sisters” from 7:30-9:00. Kristen & Kara Zach are country/pop duo who write and perform their own songs. Other events include a history lesson, activities for the kids, book signing, trivia contest, and, of course, plenty of food! Visit their Facebook page to see the full schedule of events.
Visit Downtown West Chester for Swingin’ Summer Thursday tonight! Enjoy great food, live music, clowns, artists, magicians and more. Free for the whole family from 6:30-9:30 pm! This week, see two solid jazz bands: Hot Bijoux and The Black Bird Society Orchestra. See the convenient garage parking options including FREE garage parking at the Justice Center Garage (Market between New & Darlington). For more information on the event visit Downtownwestchester.com.
Join the fun on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 from 11:00am to 8:00pm for the 32nd annual Turks Head Music Festival at Everhart Park! The event features an array of popular regional bands performing on two stages, with numerous vendors and artisan booths. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. The event will feature FREE music & more for the entire family:
- Twelve Bands on two stages
- Over 70 craft and food booths
- Kid’s play area and moon bounce
- Free, no admission charge
- Misting tent to stay cool along with the Service Mark “Cool Zone”
- Zip Lines rides (new this year)
- Mini golf course and mobile arcade (new this year)
Uptown! Entertainment Alliance presents First Friday Films, beginning this Friday (July 11, 2014). The film series is designed to piggy-back on the successful First Fridays shopping and dining events that have been held in West Chester over the past several years. The screenings will begin at 8:30 p.m. allowing patrons to shop and dine at their leisure before heading over to the film. To see the list of films scheduled or to purchase tickets click here.
Next Tuesday (July 15, 2014) visit Downtown West Chester for Table Tours, a progressive dinner party concept created by Katy O’Gara! Table Tours offers an inventive way for people to experience multiple restaurants in one night and enjoy exclusive dishes created solely for Table Tours. The Tour starts with a champagne kick-off at Tish Boutique, then travels to Avalon Restaurant, I-Pasta, and ends at Sunset Hill Jewelers for dessert by Dia Doce. So, grab some friends and come Tour the Tables! Or come alone and make new friends! Our communal table is just the place for lively conversation and laughs! Click here to learn more and purchase your tickets!
Penns Woods Winery will have special hours for Independence Day! Stop by and enjoy a glass (or bottle) of your favorite Penns Woods Wine. Enjoy a fireworks show at sunset that’s happening right across the street. Below is a list of what you can expect, click here to learn more.
- Bring your own blankets or chairs to enjoy the fireworks show!
- Capture the Flag Acoustic Rock Duo 5:00pm – 9:00PM
- The Meat House 5:00PM – 9:00pm
- Dia Doce Gourmet Cupcakes 6:30pm – 8:30pm