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Halloween Parade in Downtown West Chester

Tonight come Downtown for the annual Halloween Parade! Enjoy the costumes, the kids, and the fun starting at 7pm for the West Chester Halloween Parade.  Parade gathers on Market Street between Church & Darlington and continues down Market and up Gay Street. Marching bands and cheerleading performances are featured as well. Families and groups are welcome to participate. For more information call the West Chester Parks and Recreation at 610-436-9010.  There will be free parking offered at the Justice Center Garage (Market & New Streets). Hope to see you there!

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Music at Marshall Square Park

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.

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Reminder: This Weekend Halloween Parade in Downtown West Chester!

The Halloween Parade is presented by the Borough of West Chester’s Parks and Recreation department. Come out this Wednesday (October 24th) to enjoy the costumes, the kids, and the fun starting at 7pm.  Parade gathers on Market Street between Church & Darlington and continues down Market and up Gay Street.  Marching bands and cheerleading performances are featured. Families and groups are welcome to participate. For more information on the event call the West Chester Parks & Recreation at 610-436-9010.

Tip: Free parking at the Justice Center Garage (Market & New Streets).

 

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Swingin’ Summer Thursday Happening Next Week!

 

Next week, (September 6th) Swingin’ Summer Thursday returns for the final event of the year! It is an evening of live music on the streets of Downtown West Chester. It is held the first Thursday in June, July, August, and September. Each Swingin’ Summer Thursday has a musical genre theme and two bands are selected to perform. Local food vendors, information booths, and local artisan booths are spread out among two blocks. The September event will take place on Gay Street, between High & Matlack, with Rock tunes provided by Dirk Quinn Band, and the Funk sounds of Wave Radio. For more information contact the sponsors: West Chester BID and the Borough of West Chester’s Parks and Recreation Dept.

 

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Events Coming in September

 

Below are some events to look forward to coming this September!

Swingin’ Summer Thursdays in Downtown West Chester
Date(s): 09/06/2012 thru 09/06/2012
Times: Times: 6:30 PM

Swingin’ Summer Thursdays in Downtown West Chester, presented by the West Chester BID and the Borough of West Chester’s Parks and Recreation Dept. The September event will take place on Gay Street, between High & Matlack, with Rock tunes provided by Dirk Quinn Band, and the Funk sounds of Wave Radio.

First Friday in Downtown West Chester
Date(s): 09/07/2012
Times: Times: 5:00 PM

Start the weekend right with First Friday. Stores open late. It’s the perfect time to come to Downtown West Chester and see what’s new and what’s cool!

Tempesta di Mare at WCU
Date(s): 09/14/2012
Times: Times: 7:30 PM

WCU Live! presents Tempesta di Mare performing baroque music on period instruments with “The energy of a rock solo and the craft of a classical cadenza,” says The Washington Post. Performance begins at 7:30pm at Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre at West Chester University. Adults $20; Seniors/Students $15. Details at WCU Department of Cultural & Community Affairs.

Chester County Restaurant Festival
Date(s): 09/16/2012 thru 09/16/2012
Times: Times: 12:00 PM

Chester County Restaurant Festival in Downtown West Chester, presented by the Borough of West Chester’s Parks and Recreation Dept. (Rain Date: 9-23-12)

 

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The Final Vintage Garage Sale of the Summer Tonight!

 

The Vintage Garage Sale events are presented by the Borough of West Chester’s Parks and Recreation Dept. The Vintage Garage Sale is a NEW event that offers an exciting evening of shopping, dining and treasure hunting in Downtown West Chester! Antique and Vintage Furniture, Accessories, Collectibles, Jewelry, Architectural Salvage, Clothing & Textiles will fill the lower-level (metered area) of the Chestnut Street Parking Facility (14 E. Chestnut St.) on the First Friday of May, June, July & August – 5pm-8pm. Dealers & Vendors Wanted:  Please contact the Parks & Recreation at 610-436-9010 for details and information.  For more information check out http://www.downtownwestchester.com!

 

 

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Turks Head Music Festival | July 15th

The Turks Head Music Festival is a daylong celebration of local music held at Everhart Park starting at 11am on Sunday, July 15. A dozen bands will share two stages performing all types of music. 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 22. FREE for the whole family. Don’t miss this awesome event we hope to see you there!

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