Dance the night away with friends and family at the Uptown! Entertainment Alliance Sock Hop! The event will take place at the Ballroom at the Westside building. Ticket price includes dinner, a DJ rocking the night away with music through the decades so you can dance your shoes off, and entrance into our Sock Competition. To purchase tickets or learn more about the event click here or visit, Uptownwestchester.org.
Uptown! Entertainment Alliance presents the Jazz Cocktail Hour, a Thursday evening concert series, with violinist Diane Monroe & vocalist Paul Jost. The artists will be presenting a new project of songs through the kaleidoscope of modern jazz. The event will take place from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the Knights of Columbus Building. To learn more about both artists click here or visit uptownwestchester.org.
The Brandywine Ballet presents the popular fairy tale Beauty and The Beast as a full-length contemporary ballet with upbeat music, inventive costumes, and plenty of energetic dancing. The performance will take place from May 2-4, 2014 at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Choreography by Nancy Page who has masterfully adapted Beauty and The Beast with magic, romance, talking animals, and happy-ever-aftering. See times and ticket reservations by clicking here.
This Saturday, November 9, 2013, WCU Live! presents the entire Motor City experience with Masters of Motown, one of the great experiences in musical history. The 10-member cast includes three female vocalists and three male vocalists supported by a live back-up band. Together they reproduce an authentic style and sound that made Motown what it is. The show begins at 7:30pm with reserved seating at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building. For ticket information visit http://www.wcupa.edu or simply click here.
The Brandywine River Museum is hosting two awesome events coming up this month. For more information see the event information below!
- The Sermon! Jazz Concert | Friday, October 11, 2013: Enjoy an evening of classic soul, funk, and jazz in this concert presented by World Cafe Live at the Queen. The Sermon! takes its name from the classic Jimmy Smith record and is primarily an instrumental, Hammond B-3 organ-driven group. Admission is $25 for adults, $20 for members and students. Full bar and small plate offerings will be available for purchase. Click here to purchase tickets.
- All Hallows’ Eve Costume Ball | Saturday, October 26: Step right up for the greatest party on the Brandywine! Join the Young Friends of the Brandywine Conservancy under the big top at the “fairgrounds.” Your ticket includes games, cocktails, concession food, music, and costume contest. This year’s event sponsors include Wilmington Trust, Kalmar Investments and Otto’s Mini. Tickets available here.
Come downtown next Thursday, September 5th for the final Swingin’ Summer Thursday festival of the season! Enjoy great food, live music, clowns, dancers, and more. The event is FREE for the whole family and will be taking place from 6:30-9:30pm! Rock-n-roll is the theme of this month’s event and Chaos Thompson and Blue Apple Groove will play between High & Matlack Streets. For more information on Swingin’ Summer Thursday visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com or click here.
THE LUKENS BAND at MARSHALL SQUARE PARK | Thursday, August 15, 2013
The Friends of West Chester Parks & Recreation continue the Marshall Square Park Summer Concert Series starting at 6:30pm. Free for the entire family. Featured are sounds of The Lukens Band. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy a community picnic. For more information click here.
COMMUNITY DAY at the MELTON CENTER | Sunday, August 18, 2013
The Charles A. Melton Arts & Education Center (501 East Miner St) presents Community Day from 10am to 8pm. Family activities include a scavenger hunt, live music, food, championship basketball, and a dessert competition. Click here for more information.
This Thursday, Friends of West Chester Parks & Recreation presents the Marshall Square Park Summer Concert Series starting at 6:30pm and is free for the entire family! Featured is a special Billy Joel night with John Grecia. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy a community picnic.
Also, if your into local music make sure to check out Turks Head Music Festival this Sunday. Over a dozen bands will share two stages at the 2013 Turks Head Music Festival. The day-long celebration of regional music will be held at Everhart Park starting at 11am. Up to 90 artists set up booths throughout the park to sell their high quality arts and crafts. Local food vendors will keep everyone well-fed. Presented by the Borough of West Chester’s Parks and Recreation Dept. Rain date: July 28. FREE for the whole family.
The Summer Concert Series Stage
Live music overlooking a picturesque pond, beneath the cooling trees and sparkling stars at Anson B. Nixon Park located right around the corner in Kennett Square! The park’s annual summer Concert Series kicks off June 19, and there’s plenty for everyone to love in the lineup. Enjoy a wide variety of local and regional bands all summer on the park stage. The concerts begin promptly at 7 p.m. and are always family friendly. Pets (on a leash) are welcome, too! Grab a lawn chair or blanket and pack a picnic or enjoy a light supper catered by a different local restaurant each week. La Michoacana Ice Cream will be on the scene with icy cold treats to cool you down. For more information on the concert series or to check out the lineup visit www.ansonbnixonpark.org or simply click here.
This Thursday come downtown to enjoy Swingin’ Summer Thursdays! The event brings great bands, great food, crafters, clowns, jugglers and more to downtown starting at 6:30pm. Did we mention it’s free for the whole family! Also, both the Black Bird Society Orchestra and Victory Jazz Orchestra will be on hand playing the Blues between High & Darlington streets. Swingin’ Summer Thursdays is produced by the West Chester Parks & Recreation Dept and sponsored by the West Chester BID. For more information visit Downtownwestchester.com or click here.
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