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The Chester County Antiques Show Preview Party

On Friday, April 5, The Chester County Antiques Show Preview Party will kick off its 31st annual weekend of antiques appreciation. The show is being held at a new venue this year, The Phelps School. Located in Malvern, the fresh venue will provide a perfect setting for the architectural elements of antique furniture, which is the theme for 2013. The three-hour evening, which kicks off at 5 p.m., will serve as an opportunity for early viewing of the event’s beautiful items while you enjoy fine fare and meet the vendors, the Historical Society’s Board of Trustees and other supporters. Following Friday night’s festivities, the 31st annual event will continue, you can find more details by clicking here.

The Town Dish has surprising news that might be of interest for those looking to attend the preview show. They are looking to give away 4 complimentary tickets to Friday night’s Preview Party

So how do you snag these much desired stubs?

  1. Swing over to the Chester County Historical Society Facebook page and give them a LIKE.
  2. Make sure you’re available on Friday, April 5, from 5 to 9 p.m.
  3. Leave a comment below explaining why you want to win these (4) tickets more than anything. Love for antiques? Obsessed with Jimmy Duffy’s? Both? Let us know!
  4. Stay tuned until Wednesday, April 3, when The Town Dish will pick a winner and contact them with more details—it could be you!

 

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Events Happening This February Weekend

There are a ton of events happening around the West Chester area this weekend. Instead of sitting inside all weekend waiting for the Super Bowl, get out and enjoy the first weekend of February in style!

Winter Series Race

When: Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9:10 a.m.
Where:Athlete’s Closet 11 N. 5 Points Rd. West Chester
When: Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9:10 a.m.
Where:Athlete’s Closet 11 N. 5 Points Rd. West Chester
Why Go: This is the third race in the series of four. Free kid’s run at 9:10 AM and the kids will receive ribbons. Races go through the local neighborhood.
Cost: Kids free, Day of Race Adult: $20 with t-shirt and $15 without

Souperbowl 2013

When: Friday, Feb. 1 from 7 – 10 p.m.
Where: Good Will Fire Company 552 E Union St, West Chester
Why Go: Come taste the best soups and breads made by local chefs competing for the People’s Choice Award by category. Watch the viral Ads played during past Super Bowls. Proceeds will benefit the Chester County Food Bank. Westtown Goshen Rotary is sponsoring the event.
Cost: $50

Spoil Yourself Saturday

When: Saturday, Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Waterloo Gardens, 200 N Whitford Rd, Exton
Why Go: Spoil yourself at Waterloo Gardens this Saturday and enjoy samples, raffles and more.
Cost: Free

First Friday

When: Friday, Feb. 1 at 5 p.m.
Where: Downtown West Chester
Why Go: Come downtown and see what new and what’s cool for the New Year. Stores open late offering specials and refreshments. For more information, please visit their website.
Cost: Free

The Winter’s Tale

When: Runs from January 31 – March 3
Where: People’s Light and Theatre Company
Why Go: Enjoy this tale of kings and queens, revenge and betrayal, spanning countries, seasons, decades, and generations. Inspired by the ancient pagan festivals, Winter’s Tale will be a viscerally-dynamic event featuring live music and acrobatics. Arrive a half hour early and enjoy warm cider, music and dance.
Cost: $25 – $45

Malvern Retreat House’s ArtShow 2013

When: Wednesday, Jan. 30 to Sunday, Feb. , 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun. Feb. 3 from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m.)
Where: Malvern Retreat House 315 S Warren Ave, Malvern
Why Go: ArtShow2013 is the showcase and sale of over 100 professional artists’ work including paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and glass. ArtShow2013 also includes a Friday Night Social and Artist Demonstrations. For more detailed information about these events, please visit the event listing!
Cost: Free

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Annual Chester County Antiques Show Announced

This just in from the Chester County Historical Society: 

The Chester County Historical Society is pleased to announce the 31st Annual Chester County Antique Show, which will be held from April 5-7, 2013 at the Phelps School, a new location for the Show. The Phelps School in Malvern is a unique facility which features accessibility, spaciousness, and natural light that will create the perfect setting for the dealers and all of their fine quality offerings.

The event, sponsored once again by PECO, will feature more than 50 exceptional dealers from throughout the country.  The theme of this year’s event is “Architectural Elements in Furniture.” The show attracts over 2,000 visitors and collectors every year. The Preview Party, held on Friday, April 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., provides an early viewing of the event’s beautiful items while enjoying fine fare and meeting the vendors, as well as the Historical Society’s Board of Trustees and other supporters. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information on the event, call 610-692-4800 or visit  http://chestercohistorical.org/antiquesshow.php

 

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