Just wanted to remind everyone of the many events happening throughout West Chester starting today! Check out the list below and visit www.figwestchester.com for more information on all the events!
Visit Otto’s BMW today from 11 am to 6:45 pm and register to receive a $1,000 credit toward a new MY13 or MY14 BMW! This credit expires October 31, 2013. While you’re there, check out competitor vehicles to drive against several BMW models.
Swingin’ Summer Thursdays continue tonight between High and Darlington Streets! The evening will feature jazz groups Venom Blues and TONEY along with food, artists, magicians, jugglers, and more. Starts at 6:30 pm!
Head to downtown West Chester on the First Friday of every month for great shopping, delicious food, and more! Stores are open late, and refreshments and specials can be found all around town. See what’s going on this Friday here.
Enjoy a perfect evening strolling through historic West Chester and browsing hand-picked selections of vintage home goods, antiques, collectibles, up-cycled and architectural salvage, vintage jewelry and clothing, original art and photography. Live jazz, food trucks, wine tastings, and more make this a must-do event this Friday!
Incase you’re skipping out on the beach this weekend here are a few events to check out over the weekend. On Saturday, July 20th, The Brandywine River Museum is hosting Tip-A-Canoe and Barbecue, too! Join the Young Friends of the Brandywine Conservancy for a relaxing canoe ride down the Brandywine River followed by an outdoor party with live music! Take in the natural surroundings of the Brandywine that the Conservancy has worked so hard to protect while enjoying a summer afternoon with family and friends. Tickets are still available for the evening barbecue. Call 610-388-8315 to make your reservations.
Also, this Sunday, July 21st, is the annual Turks Head Music Festival at Everhart Park in West Chester! The 31st annual Turk’s Head Music Festival will host a dozen bands from around the area. The bands will share two stages at this day-long celebration of regional music held at Everhart Park beginning at noon. Up to 90 artists will set up booths throughout the park to sell their high-quality arts and crafts. Local food vendors will keep everyone well-fed. Click here to see a full schedule of events. Stay cool and have a great weekend!
Below are a couple events coming up in the next week or two, Don’t miss out on all the fun happening in West Chester!
GALLERY WALK | October 5
See great art while enjoying a beautiful evening in downtown at the semi-annualGallery Walk starting at 5pm. Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater West Chester and sponsored by The Hotel Warner and Otto’s BMW. See the map of gallery openings and special shows.
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE HERITAGE BRASS at WCU | October 11
WCU Live! presents the United States Air Force Heritage Brass. Their commitment to musical excellence has earned them worldwide acclaim as they perform music from Bach to Beatles to patriotic favorites. Performance begins at 7:30pm at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall at West Chester University. Concert is FREE and open to the public, but tickets are required. Details at WCU Department of Cultural & Community Affairs.
CHILI COOKOFF | October 14
Find out who makes the best darn chili at the Annual West Chester Chili Cookoff from noon to 3pm. The streets of Downtown West Chester fill with the wonderful aroma of chili cooking and you can taste all the chili you want from dozens of chili chefs and then vote for your favorite. See more event information at WestChesterChiliCookoff.com.
Gallery Walk debuted in downtown West Chester in June 1990 and quickly became an event to look forward to each spring and fall. Now in its 22nd year, the tradition remains an integral part of the downtown scenery. The event, held the first Friday in June and October, provides the perfect opportunity to experience the historic borough’s blend of urban sophistication and small town ambience.
The semi-annual Gallery Walk will be starting at 5pm on October 5th! The event is Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater West Chester and is sponsored by The Hotel Warner and Otto’s BMW. See the map of gallery openings and special shows. For more information on the event visit Chamber of Commerce website by clicking here.