On Saturday June 6, 2013 the The Annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series will be taking place in Downtown West Chester. West Chester transforms into a colorful street festival full of fun with lots of free activities for the entire family. The high point will be the professional bicycle race along with block parties, foot races, and kids games. See the complete list of activities. The event is presented by the Greater Chamber of Commerce of West Chester. Check out the video from last years event below!
Taking place this weekend on both Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th join the free self-guided arts trail that connects and highlights extraordinary local artists across the area. Chester County studio tour invites friends, families, art enthusiasts and the curious to experience and meet a variety of astonishing artists as they exhibit their work during this two-day event.
This unique and intimate, two-day event creates an occasion to clearly understand the creative process of the artists and to experience their artwork on-site. This year’s tour features more than 50 artists in 23 different studios. You can now browse the artists work, and then download the map over at chestercountystudiotour.com.
Mark your calendar for the local events coming up in February! Offering something fun for everyone, whether it be a performance at West Chester University or an old fashion Oscar Extravaganza. You don’t want to miss out on all these spectacular events coming next month!
- H.M.S. PINAFORE at WCU | February 7-10, 2013
Gilbert and Sullivan’s popular comic opera about a captain’s daughter who falls in love with a common sailor performs at the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre at West Chester University. Directed by Julie C. May with music direction by Florrie Marks. Ticket information at theGilbert and Sullivan Society of Chester County.
- La PASION FLAMENCA at WCU | February 24, 2013 | 3:00pm
Under the artistic direction of Carlote Santana, you will experience the passion and drama of La Pasion Flamenca at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. Take a journey back to the cultural crossroads of Andalusia, the birthplace of flamenco, and enjoy vibrant influences of one of the world’s most dynamic forms of expression. Ticket information at the Department of Cultural & Community Affairs.
- OSCAR EXTRAVAGANZA | February 24, 2013 | Milestone Events
The Academy Awards are presented with the flair of Hollywood at the Oscar Extravaganza through the magic of cable TV and a big screen. Come root for your favorite star and movie (that would be Lincoln, of course) while enjoying food, fun, and stylish entertainment.
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Euro-Coachworks and Dan Vaughan will soon be coming to the West Chester area very soon. Dedication, honesty and a reputation for unwavering attention to detail has made Dan Vaughan a recognized leader in the field of Automotive customer service, restoration and repair Dan has assembled a team of the industry’s best and looks forward to serving you shortly. Check out this video Kimberley Vassal Insurance Agency made of Euro-Coachworks thus far… It’s currently under construction but should be up and running shortly! For more information visit http://www.euro-coachworks.com.
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The full force of Hurricane Irene was still a day away from the East Coast but heightened waves began hitting North Carolina’s Outer Banks early Friday as the storm continued trudging toward the U.S., where it threatened a region that isn’t used to seeing hurricanes. For hundreds of miles, as many as 65 million people along the densely populated East Coast warily waited Friday for a dangerous hurricane that has the potential to inflict billions of dollars in damages anywhere within that urban sprawl that arcs from Washington and Baltimore through Philadelphia, New York, Boston and beyond. Below is a video of some safety tips to remember!