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Town Tour of West Chester

The ever so popular Town Tours & Village Walks kicks-off with guided tours of southwest West Chester on June 13, 2013. Registration and information for the tours is from 5:30 to 6:00pm at the Chester County Historical Society. The Lukens Band will perform as people gather and choose a particular tour. Free.

Town Tours & Village Walks is a series of free summer strolls through historic neighborhoods, hamlets, villages and sites. Each tour is designed to inform, entertain and increase awareness of Chester County’s rich heritage and historic landscapes. A number of the sites offer a good selection of restaurants and shops to enjoy after your tour. For more information visit www.chesco.org or click here.

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Bam Margera teams up with West Chester artist John Hannafin for exhibit

This Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., the Chester County Historical Society will welcome the West Chester debut of Brandon “Bam” Margera’s artwork. The homegrown star of Jackass fame is teaming up with West Chester artist John Hannafin, a Historical Society regular, for Gallery Walk, a popular, borough event held on the first Fridays of June and October.

Robert Lukens, the Historical Society president, said Hannafin has been renting exhibit space from CCHS for four or five years. This time, Hannafin added Margera and a couple of Margera’s friends including photographers Red Mohawk and Ryan Gee, it is expected to be an eclectic mix. Make sure not to miss the Gallery Walk this Friday in downtown West Chester for more information check out this article offering a little more insight into the event.

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