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Horse-drawn Carriage Rides

Looking for a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride but don’t want to travel far? Lucky for you the neighboring town of Kennett Square will be offering one more holiday carriage ride for the season! Rides are available from the Genesis Brick Walkway 101 East State Street, Kennett Square from Noon to 3 pm on Sunday, December 23rd. Parking is free on Sundays & is available in the Municipal Parking Garage or along the street. There is a charge of $5 per person, with the exception of very small children sitting on a lap. The rides last approximately 15 minutes and the route will go through the scenic back streets of Kennett Borough. For more information visit http://www.historickennettsquare.com or click here.

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Kildare’s Present the 3rd Annual Running of the Turkeys

This Sunday, November 18th, Kildare’s irish Pub will be hosting the 3rd Annual Running of the Turkeys! This will be a 1 mile run over the streets of West Chester while carrying your frozen Turkey. The cost of the event is 1 frozen turkey. if you can’t bring a turkey with you, there will be a limited number on sale the day of the race at Kildare’s. Great prizes from area businesses will be handed out to the winners and also the runners carrying the heaviest turkey, the most turkeys carried, the most creative turkey carry and the best holiday outfits. Race day registration only, for more details visit http://www.runccrs.com. Hope to see you there!

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STOMPS Cancer 5K & Fun Run Coming this September

The 3rd Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K and Fun Run/Walk is coming up in September. The signature Bringing Hope Home event expects to gather hundreds, more than ever before, for one common goal: to STOMP cancer in the Greater Philadelphia Area! This year’s fundraiser is set to unleash the running warriors on Friday, September 28th in downtown West Chester with a 5K race start time of 6:30 p.m. and Fun Run/Walk (2.5K) at 6:35 p.m. You can pre-register online for $25 until September 24th or register the day of for $30. A FREE shirt goes to those who register before September 7th so don’t waste any time! For more information check out the flyer below!

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Fairman’s Skate Shop “Second Tuesday” Skate Jam Tomorrow!

The extremely popular monthly event series at West Goshen Township Skatepark continues this week! Join the Fairman’s team this week for more fun than you’re ever supposed to have on a week day!  Just a good old fashioned way to get together with a bunch of your friends and skate.  Fairman’s teamriders will be showing off their stuff and staff members will be available to give instruction to the younger rippers. Click here to be re-directed to the skatepark’s website for rules, live web-cam, etc. and for more information check out the flyer! 

 

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Fairman’s Skate Shop Hosting National “Go Skate Day” Event

This Thursday June 21st is the 9th Annual International Go Skateboarding Day! Fairman’s skate shop will be having contests and giveaways at Robert E. Lambert park (Next to Wawa) starting at 1pm! Many of the Fairman’s team riders will be on hand for the session so be sure to stop by for a huge session on a beautiful day, featuring live music and a ton of skateboarding! For more information contact Fairman’s Skate Shop by phone 610-344-9959 or visit there website http://www.fairmans.com. 

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Fairman’s Skate Shop Hosting ERGO Tour | June 18th, 2012

Come out to Fairman’s Skate Shop this coming Monday for a meet and greet with ERGO team riders at 5:00pm. The line up includes our very own Andrew Cannon, plus the legendary Dan Drehobl, David Loy, Shawn Hale, Preston Harper and Marisa Dal Santo. The riders will be on hand signing posters and interacting with fans. After the in-store appearance, perhaps we’ll gead up to the West Goshen Township Skatepark for a fun night of skating with the entire team!

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Iron Hill Twilight Criterium | July 7

The streets of downtown West Chester will explode with excitement as hundreds of cyclists race through this challenging circuit at speeds in excess of 35mph. Iron Hill Twilight Criterium has become one of the most popular cycling events in the region so count on some of the best national and international cyclists to compete. The action begins and ends at the intersection of Gay & High Streets. The event is FREE to view, For more details visit IronHillTwilightCriterium.com.

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