The Uptown! Entertainment Alliance will present the Jazz Cocktail Hour, a Thursday evening concert series, with Kelly Meashey and the Dylan Taylor Quartet. Described as “one of the best-kept secrets in Philadelphia,” Kelly has astounded her audience with her style of empowered soul, sweet vulnerability, technical acrobatics, and raw emotion. Performance is from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Building (110 W. Market Street), tickets are $15 at the door. For more information visit http://www.uptownwestchester.org.
Next Friday, August 1st, 2014, visit Downtown Kennett Square for a Murder Mystery Art Stroll. Participation is free and all ages are welcome to the Murder Mystery Art Stroll. Pick up a map with the shop locations where the cast will be waiting. There will also be general suspect information and a worksheet to help solve the crime. Winners get prizes at the end of the evening! Come out from 6pm to 9pm. For more information on the event click here.
Ten Gallon Hat Winery has recently opened a tasting room in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Sip and savor 11 different wines and discover those that compliment your wine drinking style and personality. The winery is open Saturdays 11am-6pm and Sundays 12pm-6pm for tastings. Stop in and try six wines for $8 and you keep the glass (and be sure to see the progress on the new, expanded barn tasting room). Follow them on Facebook for updates and make sure to check out their website by clicking here.
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)