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The West Chester Railroad Presents Santa’s Express

featured_christmasAll aboard Santa’s Express! Join Santa for a 90-minute journey on the heated West Chester Railroad through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa greets everyone at Market Street Station, then rides along to Glen Mills. Explore the historic Glen Mills Station, where there’s plenty of photo opportunities on Santa’s lap, so remember your cameras. There will also be live music by Greg Wright & Friends. Incase you get hungry along the way the on board snack car offers hot dogs, hot chocolate and various snacks (cash only). Santa’s Express is scheduled for multiple weekends this holiday season including: December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 @ 11am, 1pm, 3pm and additional 5pm departures on December 13-14, 20-21. For more information on the event or to learn more about the West Chester Railroad click here.

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Boxcar Brewing Co. Presents Ride the Rails

Boxcar Brewing CoDon’t miss Ride the Rails hosted by Boxcar Brewing Company on October 25, 2014. Ride the Rails  is a nostalgic train ride through picturesque Chester County. Come out for an event to remember as you board a 1930’s style train car and head down the historical West Chester Railroad to Glen Mills picnic park. Boxcar Brewing will provide the food, beer, and live music. The train will depart at 5:30pm from the West Chester Railroad Station and will return to the station at approximately 9:30pm. For ticket information click here or visit Boxcarbrewingcompany.com.

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West Chester Railroad Picnic Special

featured_picnicThe West Chester Railroad is a tourist railroad along the beautiful Chester Creek Valley in Southeastern Pennsylvania. They offer a variety of nostalgic 90 minute train trips throughout the year. Don’t miss your last chance to enjoy the Summer Picnic Special on September 21, 2014. Make sure to pack a lunch for a 20-minute stop at Glen Mills train station picnic grove. For ticket information click here or visit westchesterrr.net.

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West Chester Railroad Offers Mother’s Day Express

West Chester ExpressThe West Chester Railroad is offering a special Mother’s Day Express on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Take your Mother on a relaxing picturesque 90-minute round trip train ride from downtown West Chester to historic Glen Mills Station. The train will depart at both noon and 2pm. All Moms ride for a special reduced fare, see ticket information at WestChesterRR.com or click here.

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Easter Bunny Express Presented By West Chester Railroad

Easter Bunny ExpressHop on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90-minute round trip from downtown West Chester to historic Glen Mills Station along the beautiful Chester Creek. The train departs at both noon and 2pm. The Easter Bunny will be on board handing out treats to all passengers. Also, Greg Wright and Friends will be playing live music, singing all of your favorite Easter songs; they take song requests so don’t be shy! Make sure not to forget your camera because there will be plenty of opportunities for a photo with the Easter Bunny! See ticket information at WestChesterRR.com.

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Where to find Santa in West Chester

December is right around the corner and you know what that means? Santa is coming to town! Below are some events happening in and around West Chester that are perfect to enjoy with the entire family. For more information visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com.

Breakfast with Santa | Saturday, December 7: Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast with Santa! Children will have a chance to sit with Santa, share their Christmas wishes, and take pictures with Santa (don’t forget to bring your camera). Limited seating, must pre-register. Download this registration form. Parking at Chestnut Street Garage. Call 610-436-9010 for more information. Buster seats and highchairs are not provided.

  • Two-seatings: 8:30am and 10:00am
  • Cost: $14 per person (2 years and over)
  • Location: Chester County Historical Society, 225 North High St.

Meet Santa before the Christmas Parade | Saturday, December 7: Come downtown before the Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade begins and meet with Santa to share your wish list and have a picture taken (bring your camera).

  • Time: Starting at 6:00pm
  • Location: DNB First, 2 North Church Street

Santa’s Express on the West Chester Railroad: Families can join Santa for a 90-minute journey on the heated and decorated train through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills. Once at Glen Mills passengers can disembark and explore the historic station. There are plenty of photo opportunities on Santa’s lap inside the station. Remember your cameras! Upon return to West Chester, all passengers receive treats from Santa. Passengers will also enjoy the live music of Greg Wright and friends singing all of your favorite Christmas songs. They take requests so don’t be shy! See more information at WestChesterRR.net.

  • Dates: November 29, 30, December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
  • Times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm | additional 5pm departures December 15, 16, 21, 22
  • Location: West Chester Railroad, 230 East Market Street

 

 

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This Weekend in Downtown West Chester

Check out all the awesome events Downtown West Chester has in store this November weekend! For more information visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com.

  • West Chester Public Library Celebration | Saturday, November 9, 2013: Big birthdays like this don’t come along often, so a fun time is planned to help celebrate the West Chester Public Library’s 125th birthday. The gala celebration takes place from 6:30-10:30pm at the Chester County Historical Society, 225 N High St, and includes a cocktail hour, dinner and dancing. See ticket and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Masters of Motown at WCU | Saturday, November 9, 2013: WCU Live! presents the entire Motor City experience with Masters of Motown, one of the great experiences in musical history. The 10-member cast includes three female vocalists and three male vocalists supported by a live back-up band. Together they reproduce an authentic style and sound that made Motown what it is. Show begins at 7:30pm with reserved seating at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building.
  • Veterans Day Parade | Sunday, November 10, 2013: Honor the veterans of American wars starting at 2pm on Gay Street. Memorial ceremony at 3:00pm. See details at Veterans Day Parade.
  • West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Adventure | Sunday, November 10, 2013: Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the Chester Creek Valley from the comfort of an excursion train that takes you on a 90-minute journey to the village of Glen Mills and back. See West Chester Railroad for details.

 

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