Celebrate the arrival of West Chester’s new brewpub, hosted by Rams Head this Thursday October 16, 2014 at 5:00pm! Taste Boxcar’s brews, including Boomer (a medium-bodied ale), Passenger (a mildly-hopped session ale), and Pale Ale brewed with mango and ginger. Stop by and congratulate Kymberly and Jamie Robinson on their latest venture. For more information on the event click here.
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The Vintage Garage Sale Friday evening market will kick off at 4:0PM and close at 9:0PM tonight! The event provides shoppers time to peruse the vendors for vintage finds throughout the early evening with time to also walk the downtown shopping scene of First Friday and enjoy a delicious meal from any of West Chester’s premier restaurants.
Park and shop ’til you drop with vintage finds from a variety of vendors selling vintage home goods and accessories, antiques, collectibles, up-cycled, re-purposed and architectural salvage, vintage jewelry, clothing and original art and photography made with vintage components or vintage inspiration. Food vendors will also be on site along with a live jazz duo. For more information visit avintagegaragesale.com.
Join the fun on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 from 11:00am to 8:00pm for the 32nd annual Turks Head Music Festival at Everhart Park! The event features an array of popular regional bands performing on two stages, with numerous vendors and artisan booths. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. The event will feature FREE music & more for the entire family:
- Twelve Bands on two stages
- Over 70 craft and food booths
- Kid’s play area and moon bounce
- Free, no admission charge
- Misting tent to stay cool along with the Service Mark “Cool Zone”
- Zip Lines rides (new this year)
- Mini golf course and mobile arcade (new this year)
Next Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27 the Trail Creek Outfitters brings the country’s largest environmental film festival to our area with proceeds benefiting The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County and Stroud Water Research Center. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is a celebration of grassroots solutions to environmental challenges. It has an enthusiastic following and has sold out every year. Doors Open at 6:00; films begin at 7:00 p.m. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Next Saturday, November 30, is Small Business Saturday! The day for our community to support the small businesses owned by our friends and neighbors. Shop Small and turn the day into your Small Business Saturday! Remember, Parking meters are not enforced until 5pm. Take a look at the video below explaining a little more about the importance of Small Business Saturday.
This Friday, October 4th, enjoy four art openings and sixteen one-night-only special events throughout downtown from 5:00pm to 9:00pm as the semi-annual Gallery Walk takes place. Featured are many new works from the best artists in the Brandywine Valley. See the participating galleries and special events. The event is presented by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce and supported by Sunset Hill Jewelers & Fine Arts Gallery and West Chester BID. For more information on the Gallery Walk visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com or click here.
The Rotary Club of West Chester is preparing for the Annual West Chester Chili Cookoff which will take place on October 13, 2013. If you think you make the best chili in town sign up now to enter your chili-cooking team. Several categories are available: business, restaurant, nonprofit, hometown cook/volunteer organization/Rotary Club. The cookoff is also accepting Sponsor and Vendor Applications at this time, for more information visit www.westchesterchilicookoff.com.
The Cookoff, which raises money for the Rotary mission of “Service Above Self,” is one of the borough’s most-anticipated annual events and is a terrific day for all who participate and attend! Follow all the fun on the official Facebook page by clicking here!