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Chester County Day House Tour

The Annual Chester County Day House Tour is the oldest house tour in the nation. Experience Chester County’s finest examples of new and historically significant homes. The event will take place on October 4, 2014 at various locations throughout Chester County. A Public Preview Lecture will occur on Friday, October 3 at the Chester County Historical Society. For more information check out the video below and visit Chestercountyday.com.

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Iron Hill Twilight Race Series Coming This August

TwltCritLogo03iMark your calendar for the annual Iron Hill Twilight Race Series in Downtown West Chester! On August 2, 2014 Downtown transforms into a colorful street festival with lots of free activities for the entire family as the Iron Hill Twilight Race Series, West Chester’s only professional sporting event, ignites with speed racing. The action begins at 4pm. Besides the professional races, there are block parties, adult tricycle races, and kids games. Presented by the Greater Chamber of Commerce of West Chester. For more information visit www.ironhilltwilightcriterium.com.

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2014 Historic Preservation Awards Program

The West Chester Downtown Foundation has extended the nomination period for the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards Program. Nominations for projects that reflect outstanding historic preservation practices within the Borough of West Chester will now be accepted through June 27, 2014. The purpose of the Historic Preservation Awards is to raise awareness of West Chester’s historic character and to encourage the preservation of its historic integrity.

To nominate a person or project, simply complete and submit the 2014 Nomination Form within the nomination period (April 13-June 27, 2014). Nominations must be for projects and properties located in the Borough of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014. Electronic submissions of Nomination Forms will not be accepted. For more information visit Downtownwestchester.com or click here.

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Rams Head Bar & Grill 5th Anniversary Party

Head to Ram’s Head Bar & Grill on Sunday as they celebrate their 5th anniversary! Enjoy an open buffet from noon to 2:00pm, a wing eating contest at 3:00pm and live music by Ryan Opiekun from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Prizes and giveaways will take place all day long! For more information visit Ramsheadbarandgrill.com.

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Swingin’ Summer Thursdays Tonight

swinginsummerthursdaysCome downtown tonight from 6:30-9:00pm for the first Swingin’ Summer Thursday festival of the summer! Enjoy great food, live music, clowns, artists, magicians and more. The event is free for the whole family. See The Mummers All Stars perform this Thursday between High & Darlington Streets. For more information visit Downtownwestchester.com.

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History Trivia Night at Barnaby’s

barnabys-1This Tuesday May 20th, 2014 visit Barnaby’s of West Chester for a night filled with history! How much do you think know about Chester County’s history? Test your knowledge during this five round trivia competition at Barnaby’s starting at 6:30pm. The event will be open to both individuals and teams. Emceed by Chester County Historical Society staff and featuring history-themed prize baskets along with bragging rights as 2014 champions. For more information visit Barnabyswestchester.com.

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Food Phight 5k in West Chester

Food PhightThis Friday, May 16, 2014 a 5K walk/run through the streets of West Chester will take place that benefits The Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. On-site registration begins at 5:30pm at the Historic Courthouse (High & Market Streets) with the run beginning at 6:30pm. The after-party is at Barnaby’s featuring free food, beer, wine, and soft drinks for all paid participants. Live music by Harry Giovan, founding member of the band Mr. Greengenes. For more information or to register visit FoodPhight.com.

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