Don’t miss Voca People at West Chester University taking place tonight! You won’t believe your ears! Full of energy and bursting with fun, this international hit features more than 70 a cappella and beat box versions of the songs you and your whole family love, including favorites from Madonna, Queen, and even Mozart! Adult tickets start at $20, click here to learn more about the event and to purchase tickets online.
West Chester Parks & Recreation presents Super Sunday on Gay Street in downtown West Chester! The event will take place on June 1, 2014 from 11am to 5pm, come join the giant street festival with six bands playing throughout the day, amusement rides & games for the kids, antique cars & craft booths for moms and dads, plus a large number of food booths for everyone! For more information on Super Sunday click here.
The Brandywine Ballet presents the popular fairy tale Beauty and The Beast as a full-length contemporary ballet with upbeat music, inventive costumes, and plenty of energetic dancing. The performance will take place from May 2-4, 2014 at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Choreography by Nancy Page who has masterfully adapted Beauty and The Beast with magic, romance, talking animals, and happy-ever-aftering. See times and ticket reservations by clicking here.
presents Todd Oliver, an award-winning comedian and ventriloquist, who will be joined onstage by his real life canine pals Irving, Lucy and Elvis for a family friendly evening of entertainment. In addition to competing on “America’s Got Talent,” Oliver has made numerous television appearances, including the “Late Show with David Letterman.” For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.
Chester County’s concert choir invite performing arts supporters to a festive evening complete with Brandywine Valley wine and beer selections, gourmet food offerings and fantastic silent auction items! Kick off Friday, March 28th on the town at the Chester County Historical Society from 5 to 8pm. Visit TheBrandywineSingers.org/uncorked to purchase advance tickets, and as a special gift, you will receive a complimentary ticket to the final concert of our 2013- 2014 season!
West Chester University School of Music presents Albert Herring, a comic opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten, England’s preeminent 20th-century composer. Composed in the winter of 1946, this light-hearted chamber opera is set in the imaginary East Suffolk town of Loxford. It contains some of Britten’s wittiest musical invention and his gifts for parody and caricature, already evident in Peter Grimes, are given full reign. Performances at 7:30pm at The Main Stage Theatre, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 East Rosedale Ave. Call 610-436-2266 for tickets and details.
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This Friday, October 4, 2013, WCU Live! presents the Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players as they perform Bach’s extravagant fifth Brandenburg Concerto programmed alongside music by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Telemann and Couperin. There will also be a fresh take on Pachelbel’s famous Canon in D. Performed on period instruments with “a zest and virtuosity that transcends style and instrumentations The show begins at 7:30pm with reserved seating at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building. For more information click here or visit www.wcupa.edu.
The annual Barclay Friends’ Festival of Gardens is a West Chester garden tour held each September that features the private gardens of the residents of West Chester Borough. During the tour, local artists can be found working in many of the gardens, and following the tour there is a plant sale at Barclay Friends. The Festival of Gardens benefits the horticultural programming at Barclay Friends and is supported by members of the West Chester community who help plan and host the annual event in different sections of the borough each year.
This year’s 9th Annual Festival of Gardens Tour will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event will feature 12+ private gardens in the Southwest area of the borough of West Chester. Please visit http://bf.kendal.org or click here to purchase tickets. Tickets are priced at $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the tour. For questions or concerns, please contact the Development Office at 610-918-3433.
Downtown West Chester | Photo by Matthew Steindl
Looking to plan ahead for the upcoming month of September? Well, mark your calendars because you don’t want to miss these events happening around the area! For more information visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com.
Swingin’ Summer Thursdays | Thursday, September 5
Come downtown for the last Swingin’ Summer Thursday festival of the season! Enjoy great food, live music, clowns, dancers, and more. Free for the whole family from 6:30-9:30 pm! Rock-n-roll is the theme of this month’s event and Chaos Thompson and Blue Apple Groove will play between High & Matlack Streets.
Wedding Wishes at Tish | Tuesday, September 10
Celebrate with Tish Boutique as owner Ashley Tischler gets married! Join them on Tuesday, September 10 from 11 am to 2 pm for cake, champagne, and big storewide savings. And beginning September 3, Tish will be open 7 days a week!
Run the Vineyards at Penns Woods Winery | Sunday, September 29
Join a fabulous run through the vineyards at Penns Woods Winery this September! Entry includes post-race wine tasting and live music. Shop from local vendors and enjoy local foods after a 10K run through the breathtaking landscape of Southern PA. All previous “Run the Vineyards” have sold out weeks in advance — register now!