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Swingin’ Summer Thursdays and First Friday

Swingin’ Summer Thursdays will be taking place this Thursday from 6:30PM-9:30PM!  The ever so popular downtown street festival offers great food, live music, clowns, dancers, and much more.  This month Jazz is the theme with Venom Blues and TONEY. The event is located on West Gay Street Between High & Darlington and is FREE for the whole family, See the complete summer line-up by visiting http://www.downtownwestchester.com.

Also, start the weekend off right with First Friday in Downtown West Chester! This Friday, August 2nd, Downtown shops will be open late offering specials, new items, and refreshments. It’s the perfect time to come to Downtown West Chester and see what’s new and cool!

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Olive Branch Offering Valentine’s Day Special

Looking for a romantic evening out on the town this Valentine’s Day?  The tapas style restaurant known as the Olive Branch is offering up some Valentine’s Day specials just for you! Olive Branch has perfected the art of sampling cuisine through small, shared plates and they will be pulling out all the stops on February 14, 15 and 16. For just $55 per person guests can enjoy the menu below. There are five shared courses, live entertainment, plus complimentary wine & champagne all evening! For reservations, call 610-431-7141. You can read more about the special offering by visiting www.westchesterdish.com or by clicking here.

1st Course: Soup 

Seafood Bisque

French Onion

2nd Course: Salad

Tossed Savoy Spinach
Mandarins, Bacon, Mushroom, Candied Walnuts, Red Onion. Creamy Vidalia Onion Dressing

Poached Pear Salad
Field Greens, Shredded Carrots, Gorgonzola, & Toasted Almonds.  Orange Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
Heart of Romaine with Fresh Baked Croutons & Roasted Garlic Caesar Dressing

3rd Course: Beginning 

Thai Shrimp Skewers
Thai Chili Glazed Shrimp over Brown Rice

Mediterranean Flatbread
Roasted Garlic, Kalamata Olives, Red Onion, Grape Tomato. Topped with Melted Feta Cheese

Lump Crabmeat & Artichoke Crostini
Lump Crab & Marinated Artichoke topped with Asiago Cheese on Toasted French Baguette

4th Course: Tapas 
“Made for you and your Sweetheart to Share”

Beef Wellington
Filet Mignon, Mushroom Duxelle. Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Red Snapper
Mango Salsa, Vanilla Scallion, Pineapple Rice

Grilled Eggplant & Portobello Napoleon
Layered with Zucchini, Squash, and Tomato
Topped with Marinara and Fresh Mozzarella

Dijon Encrusted Lamb
Pureed with White Bean Spinach

Atlantic Salmon
Topped with Crabmeat in Lemon Caper Sauce

Stuffed Chicken Breast
Spinach, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Fontina Cheese, & Artichokes

Homemade Vegetable Lasagna
Roasted Cauliflower, Bechamel, Ricotta

5th Course: Couples Dessert
Chef’s Choice


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Oscar Extravaganza in Downtown W.C.

Come root for your favorite star and movie while enjoying food, fun, and stylish entertainment on February 24th! This year, there’s excitement building around the distinct possibility that the movie Lincoln, based on West Chester’s favorite son, will sweep the Oscars with multiple awards and Lincoln himself (in the guise of Daniel Day-Lewis) will win the big one.

You can reserve your spot at the Oscar Extravaganza in Downtown West Chester now by visiting the Chester County Community Foundation website. All proceeds from the event will benefit local charities. The Oscar Extravaganza event in West Chester is sure to be a great time! Below is what the night will feature, hope to see you there!

  • Red Carpet arrivals (begin at 7 p.m.)
  • The 85th Academy Awards Oscar® Telecast (begins 8:30 p.m.)
  • Valet Parking
  • Food Stations & Oscar Specialty Drinks
  • Photos Taken on the Red Carpet by Our Own Paparazzi
  • Tour Civil War & Oscar Exhibits in Your Ford Theatre Finery or Oscar Glamour
  • West Chester Lincoln Oscars will be Awarded for Best Lincoln Costume, Best Glamour Glitz, Best Pajamas
  • Lincoln Bingo
  • Oscar Trivia Contest
  • Prizes


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Holiday Open House at Penns Woods Winery

This weekend, December 22 and 23, Complete all of your holiday shopping as you relax at Penns Woods Winery! The winery is setting the stage for stress-free holiday shopping. Relax to the sounds of holiday music from around the world as you shop for the perfect presents!

Enjoy regular and reserve tastings; FREE spiced mulled wine to taste; spiced mulled wine gift kits; special holiday wine sales; local artisan gifts like candles, framed artwork, gift cards, and tea; and specialty fair-trade items like purses, scarves, and tablecloth sets. Penns Woods will also have aged balsamic vinegar and infused olive oil tastings and for sale. This year relax with a glass of wine and complete all of your holiday shopping at Penns Woods Winery! For more information on the event visit Penns Wood Winery official website www.pennswoodsevents.com

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