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“Tired of Football Sunday” in Downtown West Chester

Need a break from football Sunday? Head downtown this Sunday from noon to 5pm for a much needed Sunday off! Various stores will be having specials, including $20 blowouts at Balance Salon, and 10% off your bill between noon and 3 pm at Roots Cafe. Stop by Tish Boutique for a 20% off store-wide sale, as well as free chair massages from Optimal Massage. Show your receipt from any participating location and receive gift with purchase at Tish. For more information on the event visit www.figwestchester.com or click here.

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West Chester Railroad Fall Foliage Express this Saturday

This Saturday, November 3rd, 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. For more information visit West Chester Railroad website, www.westchesterrr.net.

  • Adults – $15.00
  • Children (2-12) – $13.00
  • Under 2 ride free!

 

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Boxcar Brewing Ride the Rails | October 25, 2013

Ride the Rails is a nostalgic train ride through picturesque Chester County. Come out for an event to remember as you board the 1930’s style train carts and head down the historical West Chester Railroad to Glen Mills picnic park. Boxcar will provide the food (a rockstar spread), beer (all of there best brews), and live music (stellar West Chester talent of course).

Food, beverage and entertainment will be provided at Glen Mills picnic grove. Please dress comfortably for your ride on the old fashion rails and feel free to bring chairs and blankets for the time at the park. Train will return approximately 9pm. Be sure to get your tickets as they sell out quickly! For more information and to order your tickets visit www.boxcarbrewingcompany.com or click here.

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West Chester Railroad Great Pumpkin Express

Mark your calendars, next weekend take a ride on the West Chester Railroad Haunted Train as the friendly (and only slightly ghoulish) crew gives out treats (and some tricks) to each of the passengers. Everyone is encouraged to dress up in Halloween costumes. It’s not too scary for the little ones; it’s Halloween fun while enjoying the Chester Creek autumn scenery from the comfort of a heated train which departs at 12pm & 2pm.

Also, don’t forget about the Fall Foliage Express ride taking place this Sunday, October 13th. Enjoy a brisk fall afternoon along the Chester Creek Valley as the West Chester Railroad  takes you on a 90-minute journey to the village of Glen Mills and back. For more information on both events visit West Chester Railroad website, www.westchesterrr.net.

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Mother’s Day Express | May 12, 2013

Did you know that Mother’s Day is this Sunday? If your looking for a fun event for the whole family to enjoy check out West Chester Railroads Mother’s Day Express. What better way to show your Mom how much you care then getting everyone together for a relaxing 90-minute train ride to Glen Mills and back, on the West Chester Railroad. All Moms ride for a special reduced fare. Train departures are taking place at 12pm and 2pm. For more information visit West Chester Railroads official website, www.westchesterrr.net

  • Mom: $5.00
  • Adults: $15.00
  • Children (ages 2-12): $13.00
  • Toddlers ride free!

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Special Easter Events in West Chester

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Below are two special events happening this weekend in Downtown West Chester!

Easter Egg Hunt at Everhart Park | March 23, 2013

Join the Easter Bunny at the annual Easter Egg Hunt in Everhart Park. Come early so you won’t miss the fun. Egg hunt begins at 10am sharp. For children ages 2 to 9. Bring your own basket or bag for your eggs and meet at the Green Shed. Presented by the West Chester Parks & Recreation.

Easter Bunny Express | March 23, 24, 30

Hop on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90-minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board the heated and decorated train handing out treats to all passengers.

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West Chester Railroad Offering Easter Bunny Express

Hop’ on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90 minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board handing out treats to all passengers. During the 20 minute stop at the historic Glen Mills station there will be plenty of opportunities for you to take photos with the Easter Bunny. So be sure to bring your camera! Also, Greg Wright and Friends will be on board playing live music, singing all of your favorite Easter songs. Tickets are available now at West Chester Railroads official website, www.westchesterrr.net. Below is a list of prices for the Eastern Bunny Express.

  • Adults – $22.00
  • Children (ages 2-12) – $15.00
  • Toddlers (9 mo-23-mo) – $6.00

 

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