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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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11th Annual Harvest Festival this Weekend

Escape from your daily grind to the scenic wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail. A $12 passport will get you a standard tasting at your choice of the four wineries where you’ll find the infamous grape-stomping events, picnicking, live music, hayrides, BBQs, tours, and opportunities to learn about these amazing local wineries! You’ll also receive a commemorative Brandywine Valley Wine Trail Anniversary glass.  Bring your glass with you when you visit your tastings. Click here to learn more or visit www.bvwinetrail.com.

 

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2013 Dilworthtown Wine Festival

Mark your calendars for the 2013 Dilworthtown Wine Festival coming up next month! The event will take place on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 12-4 pm. The event benefits The Cancer Program of The Chester County Hospital and Neighborhood Hospice. The festival will include the grand tasting of more than 100 wines, live entertainment, impressive silent auction, performance car show, and artisan shopping gallery. You don’t want to miss this event, it’s sure to be a great time! Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here or by visiting www.cchosp.com. Hope to see you there!

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Run the Vineyards at Penns Woods Winery

Mark your calendars for Penns Woods Winery “Run the Vineyards” event taking place on Sunday, September 29, 2013. Join a fabulous run through the vineyards at Penns Woods Winery located in the heart of Chester County. Entry for the event includes post-race wine tasting and live music. Shop from local vendors and enjoy local foods after a 10K run through the breathtaking landscape of Southern PA. All previous “Run the Vineyards” have sold out weeks in advance, so register now! For more information click here or visit www.pennswoodsevents.com.

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Events Coming Up in West Chester

Downtown West Chester | Photo by Matthew Steindl

Downtown West Chester | Photo by Matthew Steindl

Looking to plan ahead for the upcoming month of September? Well, mark your calendars because you don’t want to miss these events happening around the area! For more information visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com.

Swingin’ Summer Thursdays | Thursday, September 5

Come downtown for the last Swingin’ Summer Thursday festival of the season! Enjoy great food, live music, clowns, dancers, and more. Free for the whole family from 6:30-9:30 pm! Rock-n-roll is the theme of this month’s event and Chaos Thompson and Blue Apple Groove will play between High & Matlack Streets.

Wedding Wishes at Tish | Tuesday, September 10

Celebrate with Tish Boutique as owner Ashley Tischler gets married! Join them on Tuesday, September 10 from 11 am to 2 pm for cake, champagne, and big storewide savings. And beginning September 3, Tish will be open 7 days a week!

Run the Vineyards at Penns Woods Winery | Sunday, September 29

Join a fabulous run through the vineyards at Penns Woods Winery this September! Entry includes post-race wine tasting and live music. Shop from local vendors and enjoy local foods after a 10K run through the breathtaking landscape of Southern PA. All previous “Run the Vineyards” have sold out weeks in advance — register now!

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Mom’s Back to School Night at Teca

TecaTonight, join the fun at the newly-renovated Mezzanine at Teca for a fabulous evening with friends.  The event will feature Beer/Wine open bar, hors d’oeuvres, music, and door prizes.  Enjoy a showcase of fashion and beauty with Ruby Slippers Boutique, Silvanus All Natural Apothecary; Feminique Boutique, Premier Designs Jewelry. For more information contact Janet Reynolds by phone, 610-764-1243. Proceeds from the night will benefit the Brandywine Valley CISV Hosting Program. Ticket prices are as followed: Tickets:  $22 / Advance; $25 / Door

 

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Breakfast & Historic Walking Tour at the Lincoln Room

This Saturday August 17th, 2013 celebrate the history of West Chester with a breakfast and historic walking tour presented by the Lincoln Room. There is a preset breakfest menu followed by a guided walking tour which explores the history of West Chester dating back to 1713. The event will cost $20 per person with breakfast starting at 8:00am and the walking tour at 9:30am. For more information and to purchase tickets click here or visit www.lincolnroomwestchester.com.

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