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 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 fun on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 from 11:00am to 8:00pm for the 32nd annual Turks Head Music Festival at Everhart Park! The event features an array of popular regional bands performing on two stages, with numerous vendors and artisan booths. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. The event will feature FREE music & more for the entire family:
- Twelve Bands on two stages
- Over 70 craft and food booths
- Kid’s play area and moon bounce
- Free, no admission charge
- Misting tent to stay cool along with the Service Mark “Cool Zone”
- Zip Lines rides (new this year)
- Mini golf course and mobile arcade (new this year)
Come 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.
This Saturday, May 24, sit back and relax at Penns Woods Winery while listening to the sounds of Ryan Shubert from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Click here to view the full vineyard food and music vendor schedule. Click here for a list of Penns Woods amazing wines and visit Pennswoodsevents.com for more information.
West Chester Parks & Recreation presents A Vintage Garage Sale beginning May 2, 2014. The Vintage Garage Sale is a series of Friday evening markets at the new Chestnut Street Garage, street level. It offers shoppers an opportunity to browse among antique booths for that one-of-a-kind find while enjoying live music and a snack.
This year, you’ll find an EVEN BETTER selection of vintage home goods, antiques, collectibles, up-cycled and architectural salvage, vintage jewelry and clothing, original art and photography. And let’s not forget about the wine-tasting, food trucks, and live music! For more information visit avintagegaragesale.com. Here is the full list of sales for 2014: May 2 | June 6 | August 8 | September 5 | October 3.
Wind down the week with Galer Estate this Friday as they offer happy hour tastings with featured wines at $5 a glass & 15% off a bottle! Also, enjoy great live music from Jay Katz & Matt Richards Duo. Be sure to check out Galer Estates on Facebook by clicking here, for all the latest information.
Artwork by John Hannafin
Tonight, from 5-9pm at Galer Estate, warm up with some wine and live music all while enjoying art by John Hannafin alongside the vineyard. Twenty percent of sales from the show will benefit the Chester County Art Association. Galer Estate is located just behind Longwood Gardens at 700 Folly Hill Road, Kennett Square Pennsylvania. For more information on the Pop-up art show visit www.galerestate.com.
This annual tradition began last-night (Thursday, October 25th) and continues tonight, Friday October 25th and Saturday October 27th from 5 to 9 p.m. Last night more than 60 local artists gathered to carve the huge pumpkins. The pumpkins will be lit and displayed tonight (Friday) and Saturday! Come out and enjoy great food provided by Concordville-Chadds Ford Rotary, live music, hayrides and a chance to win a raffle item. Admission is $5 for adults 18 and older; $3 for children ages 7 to 17; ages 6 and under are FREE. Chadds ford Historical Society members are FREE with membership card.
Location: on the grounds of the Chadds Ford Historical Society 1736 North Creek Rd in Chadds Ford. Click here to view the map. For more information on the event click here.