Once 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.
Philter is an owner-operated cafe with a great passion for coffee, food, and hospitality. From hand-crafted coffee to homemade soups and fresh salads, fresh baked pastries and more, you’re bound to love what you order at Philter Coffee! Check out the video below with Chris Thompson, Barista and owner of Philter Coffee.
Don’t miss Ride the Rails hosted by Boxcar Brewing Company on October 25, 2014. Ride the Rails is a nostalgic train ride through picturesque Chester County. Come out for an event to remember as you board a 1930’s style train car and head down the historical West Chester Railroad to Glen Mills picnic park. Boxcar Brewing will provide the food, beer, and live music. The train will depart at 5:30pm from the West Chester Railroad Station and will return to the station at approximately 9:30pm. For ticket information click here or visit Boxcarbrewingcompany.com.
The 35th Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival, downtown West Chester’s biggest street festival is bigger than ever this year with continued expansion along Gay AND Market Streets. New events include a pop up Farmers Market, live broadcast by QVC featuring In The Kitchen with David. All this with more than 65 restaurants, 110 arts & crafts vendors, 3 stage areas for live music, and the Church Street Café where patrons can sit and relax with a pint of refreshing brew. The event is free to attend and will be held on September 21st from Noon until 5:30PM. See more information by visiting Chestercountyrestaurantfestival.com.
The Market at Liberty Place, located in Kennett Square, will be celebrating it’s first birthday in grand style, the weekend of July 11, 12, & 13. Festivities kick off on Friday July 11th, with 2 live musical acts. The Market will have a Frank Sinatra-style performer from 5:00-7:30 followed by Kennett Square’s own “Born Sisters” from 7:30-9:00. Kristen & Kara Zach are country/pop duo who write and perform their own songs. Other events include a history lesson, activities for the kids, book signing, trivia contest, and, of course, plenty of food! Visit their Facebook page to see the full schedule of events.
Join the wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail as they bring together the best of the Brandywine Valley area. The festival will be held on Saturday June 14, 2014, from 12:00pm – 6:00pm. Join local wineries, food vendors, local artisans and musicians as they come together for a day of fun at the picturesque Myrick Conservation Center. To learn more about the event or to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.pawinefestival.com.
Everyone knows that to book a table at Talula’s Table, in Kennett Square, you typically have to call a full year in advance. There are only two tables in the restaurant per night: the Farm Table (seats eight to 12 diners) and the Chef’s Table (seats two to eight patrons). However, currently there are a few rare openings and the opportunity to score a coveted reservation. If you would like to reserve one of these rare seats call Mary Ellen at (610) 444-8255, before it’s too late! For more information visit talulastable.com, below are the openings available:
Farm Table Openings
- Wednesday, February 12
- Thursday, February 13
- Friday, February 21
Chef’s Table Openings
- Sunday, February 2
- Wednesday, February 26
Escape from your daily grind to the scenic wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail. A $12 passport will get you a standard tasting at your choice of the four wineries where you’ll find the infamous grape-stomping events, picnicking, live music, hayrides, BBQs, tours, and opportunities to learn about these amazing local wineries! You’ll also receive a commemorative Brandywine Valley Wine Trail Anniversary glass. Bring your glass with you when you visit your tastings. Click here to learn more or visit www.bvwinetrail.com.