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Glitter & Glow at First Friday

West Chester Photo By Matt SteindlWest Chester’s monthly First Friday event will be taking place this Friday (November 7, 2014) at 5:00pm. This months event will feature a special Glitter & Glow spectacle. Stroll through Downtown sidewalks where luminaries accentuate the shops with the magic of the season. Customers will find shelves stocked with giftware and seasonal fashions for everyone on your list. Metered parking throughout Downtown West Chester will be FREE during the event. For more information visit Downtownwestchester.com.

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Jazz Cocktail Hour with Terry Klinefelter

296_Jazz_Cocktail_Hour_LogoUptown! Entertainment Alliance presents the Jazz Cocktail Hour, a Thursday evening concert series, with recording artist and West Chester University professor Terry Klinefelter; a versatile performer who is at home both in jazz clubs or the classical concert stage. She was described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “on the cosmic cusp where Mozart might meet Mingus.” Her 2013 release, Zingaro, features original jazz compositions and standards, as well as several new songs based on the works of renowned poet Dana Gioia. The event will take place on Thursday, October 30, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Building.

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser at the Chester County Historical Society

The Interfaith Housing Assistance Corporation of Chester County will be hosting a Wine Tasting Fundraiser at the Chester County Historical Society on Sunday, November 2, from 4:00PM – 7:00PM. Meet the experts in homelessness prevention for single working parents with dependent children, and learn about wines, beers, and some of the best food pairings that Chester County can offer! Some of this year’s contributions include home brewing, organic wines, the Brandywine Wine Trail, local beers, and wines from around the world! Your palate will delight in the delicious food parings from places like The General Warren Inn, Limoncello Ristorante, and more. To learn more about the event click here or visit Interfaithhousingcc.org.

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Halloween Parade in Kennett Square

Halloween-Parade-PosterIf you missed the West Chester Halloween parade last night don’t worry as there is another parade happening this weekend in our neighboring town of Kennett Square! Downtown Kennett Square is looking to be transformed with the festive sights and activities of the fall season. Kennett Square’s Halloween Parade will be on Sunday, October 26 at 3 pm. Organizations and individuals are welcome to participate! To learn more about the event click here or visit Historickennettsquare.com.

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Dracula Performed By Brandywine Ballet Company

Beginning this weekend, October 24-26, Bram Stoker’s famous DRACULA is set to be performed by the Brandywine Ballet Company. It’s the story of a forbidden Victorian romance between beautiful Mina and the beguiling Count Dracula set amidst eerily lit castles and sun-drenched terraces. The tragic story unfolds with impeccable soloing, sensual pas de deux, and exhilarating ensemble dancing. Tantalizing costumes, sword battles, artful makeup and an emotionally moving musical score make Dracula ghoulish fun for all. Performances will take place at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. See performance times and ticket information by clicking here.

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Halloween Parade in Downtown West Chester

WestChesterHalloweenParadeEnjoy the costumes and rest of the fun during the West Chester Halloween Parade, beginning Wednesday, October 22nd at 7:00pm! The parade gathers on Market Street between Church & Darlington and continues down Market Street and up Gay Street. Families and groups are welcome to participate! For more information click here or call the West Chester Parks & Recreation at 610-436-9010. Free parking will be available at the Justice Center Garage (Market & New Streets).

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2014 West Chester Chili Cook-Off

chili-cook-off-2014Once again the Rotary Club of West Chester is preparing for the Annual West Chester Chili Cook-Off! The 12th Annual event will take place Sunday, October 12th, from 10:30am to 3:30pm, Rain or Shine. The West Chester Chili Cook-Off Features a chili cook-off, games, decorating booth contest, live music & over 40 vendors. Last year, with the generosity of sponsors, the event was able to raise over $50,000 to support the good works of the Rotary Club of West Chester. To learn more about the event click here or visit Westchesterchilicookoff.com.

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