Christmas Shopping & Events in Downtown West Chester 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014 | All Day
Why get mobbed at the malls when you can enjoy a fun day of shopping at unique boutiques where the shelves are packed with gifts fashion for everyone on your list. Enjoy lunch with a friend or relax at a happy hour. FREE parking all day at both the meters and the garages (see map). See the complete retail directory.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Saturday, November 29, 2014 | All Day
It's the day for our community to support the small businesses owned by our friends and neighbors. Our family owned businesses have become the hallmark of downtown West Chester and give back to the community everyday and in so many ways. So Shop Small and support your favorite small business on Saturday. Remember, parking meters are FREE until 5pm. The garages are also convenient (see map).
EASY SHOPPING SUNDAY
Sunday, November 30, 2014 | All Day
Select stores will be open as seasonal shopping gets into full swing. Browse within the relaxing atmosphere of historic downtown where you'll find lots of one-of-a-kind items for your special friends and family. FREE parking all day at both the meters and the garages (see map). See also: Boutiques & Brunches Make Sundays in West Chester Special.
December 5-6-7, 2014
USA Today called West Chester's Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration "one of the top ten places to experience the arrival of Santa Claus during the holiday season." The weekend is alive with scores of events throughout the town. The highlight is the Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade on Friday at 7:15pm. Presented by the Greater West Chester Chamber. See event details.
TUCKERPUPPY'S GIFT OF LITERACY EVENT at BOROUGH HALL
Saturday, December 6, 2014 | 10am-Noon
Read2Dream presents a morning where children can meet Tuckerpuppy, authors, illustrators, and community readers. At West Chester Borough Hall, 401 East Gay Street, Free parking in rear.
SANTA'S EXPRESS on the WEST CHESTER RAILROAD
November 28, 29, 30 | Dec 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21
11am, 1pm, 3pm
Additional 5pm departures on Dec 13, 14, 20, 21
All 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 Glan Mills Station where there's plenty of photo opportunities on Santa's lap, so remember your cameras. Live music by Greg Wright & Friends. On board snack car offers hot dogs, hot chocolate and various snacks (cash only). A rain, shine, or snow event. See details.
--> Downtown Strolling Christmas Carolers Friday night December 12 & 19; and Saturday afternoon December 13 & 20.
VERTICAL CURRENT at WCU
Friday, December 12, 2014 | 7:30pm
WCU Live! presents Vertical Current (often called just VC) bringing the appeal of pop music, the charisma of jazz, the groove of funk, and the soul of gospel to West Chester. At Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre Performing Arts Center. Ticketed event; go to ticketleap.com or call 610-436-2266.
THE NUTCRACKER by BRANDYWINE BALLET
December 12-21, 2014 | various times
The timeless ballet is performed by the Brandywine Ballet Company at the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University. Production and choreography by Donna Muzio and Nancy Page. Music by Tchaikovsky. See performance times and ticket information.
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